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Inside Out February 2016

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

3 min.
everyone’s an expert

Most of you will be familiar with the old saying, but in this issue, it stands true! Each month, we collate great advice from all areas of the building and decorating industry but, on this occasion, we’ve picked out some of the best in the business to give you their tips and tricks. Great renovations are all about making informed decisions! From our usual reno dream team – architect Andrew, builder Wayd, decorator Lisa and interior architect Shannon – we’ve rounded up the complete brains trust in flooring, joinery, kitchens, bathrooms, garden design and sustainability, so you can rest assured you’re making good decisions for both your future and your kids’ For those of you who can’t commit to holes in walls for art or shelves (or are renting and couldn’t, even…

4 min.
our experts

architecture Andrew Benn Andrew is a registered architect and director of Benn + Penna Architecture, an award-winning consultancy specialising in residential projects, small-to-medium scale commercial fit-outs and public spaces. In 2014, Benn + Penna was honoured with the NSW Architecture Award for its Balmain Houses, one of the highest accolades for architecture in the state. Andrew lives in Sydney with his wife, Alice, and baby daughter, Phoebe. joinery Barry Delahunt Barry has been a joiner for 13 years. Originally from Ireland, he learnt his trade working alongside expert tradespeople on heritage sites in the UK. He moved to Sydney in 2008 and founded Bespoke Carpentry & Joinery in 2012. He and his team of craftsmen work on both residential and commercial jobs, providing tailored solutions to homes with high-quality artisan finishes. kitchen Darren Genner Darren is the co-director…

1 min.

CHECK US OUT here’s what you’ll find this month at our online home decorating tips for a luxe bedroom We reveal the style secrets behind creating a timeless and elegant look that’s big on layers of texture how to style a bedside table Check out our series of how-to videos with interior stylist Lisa Koehler head to our products section: 9 clever storage solutions for small- space living expert advice What’s the difference between an interior stylist and interior designer? Find the right style expert you need in this guide. head to our guides section: buyer’s guide to curtains & blinds For all the details on different types and styles – and the pros and cons of each – check out this feature. PHOTOGRAPHY: (BEDROOM) JAMES GEER, (VIDEO) NIGEL LOUGH, (BEHIND THE SCENES) CRAIG WALL, (EXPERT ADVICE) GORTA YUUKI, (CURTAINS) PRUE…

1 min.
follow inside out

website insideout.com.au Facebook facebook.com/Inside.Out.magazine.au Instagram @insideoutmag Pinterest pinterest.com/insideoutpins YouTube youtube.com/user/insideoutaus Twitter twitter.com/insideoutmag tweet alert Discover 200 years of architecture at @state libraryofnsw’s ‘Imagine A City’ exhibition. behind the scenes Head to our Facebook page to see the on-set action of the ‘Best Buys: Statement Tiles’ feature. Market editor Joseph Gardner applied all the skills of an Italian mosaic master to perfect the finished story. bonus photographs If you’re inspired by our ‘Dream it. Design it. Do it.’ feature on page 100, head to our website to see more shots of this renovation project, styled by Marsha Golemac with photography by Brooke Holm. pinboard inspiration Find great ideas on our Pinterest boards. We’re loving the smart study nooks from the ‘Home Work’ feature in our March-April 2009 issue, styled by Vanessa Colyer Tay and shot by Sam McAdam-Cooper. reader Instagram @danielle_cross is loving her new summer…

1 min.
things we love

style hang-ups Stylist Jason Grant has created his own collection of home accessories His work and home have graced these very pages and now Jason Grant has brought his signature relaxed, colourful style to a limited-edition lifestyle collection. You’ll find tableware, storage, textiles, small occasional furniture and our fave – these honeycombesque planters – in the MJG range. ‘Retro’ mesh planters, $45 each; leather hold-all, $229; ‘Ace’ striped carryall, $79; round utility floor cushion, $185. On cushion: Utility pouch, $79. Launching on February 1, visit mjgstore.com.…

1 min.
cult classic

THE ORIGINAL Molteni & C ‘D.552.2’ table by Gio Ponti The form: A triangular-shaped side or coffee table in rosewood, brass and glass. Featuring a soft triangular shape with rounded corners, this table has a solid rosewood base with a graphic interlocking structure that is visible through the transparent glass top. In high 1950s style, the legs are finished off with contrasting brass tips. What makes it special: Gio Ponti was one of the most important figures in 20th-century Italian design and architecture. Not only was he the editor of the hugely influential Domus magazine from 1928 to 1979, Ponti was a well-respected architect, interior designer and furniture designer to boot. Creator of the iconic ‘Superleggera’ chair for Zanotta and the stunning Villa Planchart in Caracas, Venezuela, his work is well known…