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Inside Out July 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.
more than meets the eye?

When it comes to shelving, I think you’re either out and proud, or not quite ready for that. And that’s fine. We’re all about equality here at Inside Out . I, for one, am the kind of person who keeps their toaster and kettle neatly packed away in the cupboard, a completely clean and clear benchtop being the ultimate goal (I often stash the dishrack, too). No-one needs to see the inner workings of my life unless, of course, it’s the beautiful bits and bobs I display proudly in my dining area. And that’s where some people come unstuck. The way you display your precious items is quite personal, and readers often ask us where they should start. So, this month, we issued some of our favourite stylists a challenge: we…

1 min.

CHECK US OUT here’s what you’ll find this month at our online home talking terrazzo Things to know about the latest trend in bathrooms head to our product section for the coolest kids’ beds storage solutions You asked, and we had the experts answer your questions about getting your home storage sorted butler’s pantry Tips on functional design, even if you don’t have your own Jeeves stay connected... PHOTOGRAPHY: (TERRAZZO) BROOKE HOLM, (BED) AIMEE THOMPSON, (STORAGE) CRAIG WALL. STYLING: (TERRAZZO) MARSHA GOLEMAC, (BED) MEGAN MORTON. (STORAGE) VANESSA COLYER-TAY. DESIGN: (TERRAZZO) FLACK STUDIO, FLACKSTUDIO.COM.AU. (TILES) FIBONACCI STONE DOVE GREY TILES, FIBONACCISTONE.COM.AU. (BED) INCY INTERIORS, INCYINTERIORS.COM.AU…

1 min.
take a geometry lesson with fresh carpets from fenton&fenton

Put on a floor show at your place with the Melbourne emporium’s luxe hand-knotted rug collection.The new range of New Zealand merino wool and Bengali silk carpets has been designed and developed by Mr Fenton himself, Josh Markey, just in time to warm your home from the toes up this winter. Expect bold designs and vibrant tones for that dramatic finishing touch to a living space or bedroom. ‘Fractural’ carpet, $9348/2.8m x 3.6m, fentonandfenton.com.au. PHOTOGRAPHY: ARMELLE HABIB. STYLING: FENTON&FENTON. WALL IN ‘INTERIOR EXPRESSIONS’ LOW SHEEN ACRYLIC PAINT IN LIGHTS OFF, $81.60/4L, HAYMES PAINT, HAYMESPAINT.COM.AU…

1 min.
armchair & cushion

1 GRAPHIC TOUCH why it works: The chair’s bold tone and frame contrasts with the cushion’s geometric pattern BD Barcelona Design ‘Gardenias’ indoor armchair , $5960, Living Edge, livingedge.com.au. ‘Grecian Tile’ cushion , $120, Rouse Phillips, rousephillips.com. 2 GENTLEMEN’S DEN why it works: A modern retro seat meets a cushion with a simple motif for refined appeal ‘Field’ lounge chair , $2499, Blu Dot, bludot.com.au. ‘Dash’ reversible cushion cover , $74.90, Citta Design, cittadesign.com. 3 PRETTY IN PINK why it works: Soft blush and cosy texture tie these two distinctive pieces together ‘Izmir’ vintage cushion cover , $130, Cultiver, cultiver.com. Cassina ‘721 Antropus’ armchair , from $6354, Cult, cultdesign.com.au.…

1 min.
work of art

Sentimental curiosities and collectibles take pride of place in this calming curated display. A hint of nostalgia and neutral grey blues blend with bold colour-block style to keep the look current, with pinks and mauves adding a blushing warmth. ‘Wash&Wear 101 Barrier Technology’ low sheen acrylic paint in Vivid White, $71 90/4L, Dulux, dulux com.au. ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Kara Sea, $60.90/4L, British Paints, britishpaints.com.au. ‘Interior Expressions’ low sheen acrylic paint in Bassinet, $38.95/1L, Haymes Paint, haymes paints.com.au. ‘Interior Expressions’ low sheen acrylic paint in Nostalgia Rose, $38.95/1L, Haymes Paint, as before. ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Pink Orbit, $60.90/4L, British Paints, as before. ‘Clean & Protect’ low sheen interior paint in Silver Treasure, $56.90/4L, British Paints, as before. ‘Eggshell’ acrylic paint in Jodphur Blue, $44.05/1L, Porter’s Paints, porterspaints.com. Find more…

3 min.

Linen throw in Polar Grey DESIGNER: Alistair Birrell of Mr Draper What does a creative do when faced with the prospect of burnout? Chief linen crafter Alistair joined the Australian Defence Force. “I did just over four years in the Air Force, travelling all over the place before starting Mr Draper in 2014,” says Alistair. “You sometimes need a complete reset in order to gain perspective and appreciate the little things in life.” Now Alistair sources linen from Merchant & Mills in the UK to create pieces, from handkerchiefs to teatowels and throws. Some may see his time in the armed forces as a stark contrast to his current role, but the past always manages to inform the present. “I have a utilitarian focus – a hangover from my time in the…