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Inside Out December 2018

Australia's best interiors magazine, Inside Out delivers inspiring homes, clever design ideas and practical decorating solutions. Discover the latest homewares trends, stunning outdoor spaces, and what's new for the living room, kitchen, bathroom and garden.

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6 Issues

in this issue

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cruise into christmas…

The countdown is on, and you’re feeling calm. Right?! The busiest part of the season is here, with back-to-back holiday parties, school functions and endless shopping lists to get through, but just think of the break to come. Take a deep breath, sit down and flick through this issue for ideas and inspiration to keep things simple, but special. If you’re entertaining this summer, you could do worse than follow the lead of the family behind the Robert Gordon pottery business. We visited them in Victoria and captured some gorgeous moments (and recipes) to inspire your own relaxed lunch. Find the story on page 140. We also have personalised ideas for setting the table and great last-minute gifts for those Secret Santa dilemmas. Just to keep things practical, we’ve also…

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desert dreams

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desk & chair

NORDIC APPEAL why it works: White on white ensures a clean, neat look in small study spaces. ‘13Eighty’ chair, $494, Hay, hayshop.com.au. ‘Stash’ desk, $699, Blu Dot, bludot.com.au. BLUSH CRUSH why it works: Pink and brass accents add softness to mid-century style. Gubi ‘Beetle’ chair with conic base, $599, Luumo Design, luumodesign.com. ‘Mid-Century Art Display’ mini desk, $449, West Elm, westelm.com.au. LINEAR FUNCTION why it works: Black lines teamed with natural oak create a graphic effect. Ethnicraft Oak Whitebird desk, $1355, Clickon Furniture, clickonfurniture.com.au. Expormim ‘Huma’ armchair, $2019, Ke-Zu, kezu.com.au.…

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surf retreat

1 Natural rattan with a tropical cushion creates a holiday feel perfect for daydreaming. ‘Latitude’ two-seater, $1095, The Family Love Tree, thefamilylovetree.com.au. 2 This colourful rug in blue and green is ideal for wet or sandy feet. ‘Cuban Green’ vinyl rug, $1650/244cm x 305cm, Bonnie and Neil, bonnieandneil.com.au. 3 Hang bags, towels and other stuff out of the way on this super-cool suspended rack. ‘Hanging’ drying rack, $337, George & Willy, georgeandwilly.com. THE STORAGE Stack your surfboards in style with this freestanding rack made from bamboo. ‘Catrina’ 2 boards surf rack, $429, Cactus Rack, cactusrack.com.au. “Create the ultimate in laid-back surfie style with 1970s details such as rattan and vibrant cushions”JONO FLEMING, STYLE EDITOR AND THE REST… ‘The Shack’ lantern, $150, The Society Inc. Outside: ‘Frida Mermaid’ wall hanging, $79, with ‘Baye shell’ garland, $19, A…

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table lamps

Designtree ‘Frankie’ lamp DESIGNERS: Rebecca Asquith and Tim Wigmore The design team formed their Wellington studio in 2011, combining Tim’s craft and design skills with Rebecca’s background in model-making to create pieces both separately and in tandem. The felt and timber ‘Frankie’ lamp is a collaboration, with the components machine-cut and hand-finished by the couple in their studio. “We like the high-tech, low-tech approach, and I think we get more control over the quality by finishing each piece ourselves,” Tim says of their manufacturing process. “The fabric shade is an acoustic felt, so it helps tune the sound of the spaces it goes into. We dig the idea of it performing more than just the task of lighting.” NZ$795, designtree.co.nz . Daast ‘Gradient’ table lamp DESIGNERS: Andrew Southwood-Jones and Alexander Kashin From their base in Marrickville,…