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Real Living Australia

Real Living Australia August 2019

Real Living is the homes and lifestyle magazine for those who want to spend smart and live well. For handy household hints, great food ideas, outdoor tips, real shopping opportunities and how to steal some "me time", there's simply no other magazine!

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12 Issues

in this issue

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precious moments

Mindfulness speaks to something in all of us. To sit still and be present, even for just 10 minutes a doy, can do wonders for our mindset - better still when it’s enjoyed with a rich, creamy coffee you can prepare at home or work. Combining exceptional coffee richness with the convenience of instant, the new NESCAFÉ Gold sachet range is made to deliver a premium coffee experience every time. lt’s available in four cafeinspired fiavours for the pure joy of beautiful coffee and quiet at home. lf only for a moment ……

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COFFEE AND MAGAZINES go together like marble and brass. Navy and white. Cheese and wine (more on that later). So when we got the opportunity to partner with Nescafé to launch their new Gold range of coffees and flavoured mixers this month, we couldn’t say no! You see, this is real living’s annual Hot List issue, where we reveal 101 of the coolest new products, trends and spaces that you need to know about, and Nescafé has kindly gilded our cover in super-shiny gold to celebrate both occasions. Our cover story is the home of hotter-than-hot illustrator, author and creative director Garance Doré. If you haven’t heard of her, check out her blog Wearedore.com – she’s a big deal. She’s a fabulous French woman living in LA, but her approach to…

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this month i’m looking forward to…

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5 reasons to love your laundry

TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF WASHING ActiveIntelligence™ Technology uses smart sensors and the auto-dose function to determine load size and soil level before adjusting the cycle time and dispensing just the right amount of detergent for complete fabric care. SMARTDRIVE™ TECHNOLOGY Electronic feedback from the direct drive motor intelligently adjusts the wash action for better clothes care. There are fewer moving parts for a reliable, quiet and efficient wash. THE PERFECT PAIR The complete package for a beautiful laundry, our ActiveIntelligence™ Washing Machine and 9kg Heat Pump Condensing Dryer are designed to match. With outstanding aesthetics and complementary wash and dry cycles, they become the perfect pair. QUICK CYCLES Vortex Wash allows most of the 14 wash cycles to take less than 1 hour to complete without compromising cleaning and fabric care. TAKE THE HEAT OUT OF DRYING Heat…

6 min.
golden state

WHEN WE TALK ABOUT HOME transformations, we usually mean the physical changes. But as any homeowner will tell you, the process is emotional, too. This is true for Garance Doré, the founder of lifestyle company DORÉ and a pioneering creative multi-hyphenate. Three days after moving from New York to Los Angeles with her former partner, she saw this almost-new house near Venice. “I’d dreamed of buying a home my whole life, it was very symbolic to me,” Garance tells. “As soon as we signed the papers, we moved in. But I wanted to renovate – it needed love.” Born in Corsica, Garance was drawn to the coastal vibe. For the first time, she says, “I felt supported energetically. There’s no mystery as to why LA attracts hippies and seekers.” The…

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No Eggs on Toast by Di & Will Keser On any given weekend, whether in Melbourne or Paris, you’ll find a line of people waiting for a table at Hardware Société. What started as a laneway cafe is now an international all-day breakfast institution, and this cookbook gives an up close look at the people who made it happen. Hardware Société, $50. The Eye by Nathan Williams In this intimate interview series, the creative directors behind some of the world’s best recognised designs, brands and images discuss how they started out, what makes them tick and what their careers have taught them. Workman Publishing, $65. Less Stuff by Lindsay Miles It may seem like mission impossible, but this zero-waste guide will show you how to declutter and organise every room…