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Australian House & Garden

Australian House & Garden July 2019

Australia's number one home design and decorating magazine, filled each month with gorgeous houses and gardens to delight in, homewares to covet and food to savour. Plus, you'll find loads of travel ideas, health and beauty news, expert advice and much, much more.

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in this issue

1 min.
editor’s letter

I think you will find AMPLE TO INSPIRE YOU… decorating refreshes, AN EXPANSIVE GARDEN, elegant laundries and more. Hello Australian House & Garden readers. This is my first issue of Australia’s flagship homes magazine, one that has been inspiring and delighting houseproud Australians for more than 70 years. I feel really privileged to be working on such an esteemed title and am very honoured to have the opportunity to work with the fabulous team here. I have elegant and experienced shoes to fill and thank former editor in chief, Lisa Green, for the wonderful legacy she leaves and the myriad beautiful issues she has produced. It’s a formidable benchmark but with all of the incredibly talented creatives in Australia working in the homes and gardens space, I feel confident that we…

2 min.
your h&g

I told my real-estate agent friend about your reader’s delight at receiving a subscription to H&G from her agent when she bought her house (May). My friend has decided to do the same for her clients rather than give flower arrangements that only last a couple of weeks. I’ve decided that I’ll give H&G subscriptions as housewarming gifts too – inspiration is the gift that keeps on giving! Kerrianne Warwick, Budgewoi, NSW All in the details We are at the planning stage of our new-build home and have found Australian House & Garden to be a treasure trove of information and inspiration. Not having built a home before, the prospect of creating the home of our dreams is very exciting but daunting as well. The stunning photos of various renovations and new builds,…

1 min.
h&g social

Marble-clad kitchens made the cut with Facebook fans, Instagrammers warmed to a cosy Adelaide home, and Pinners made note of ideas for transforming courtyards and small gardens. Facebook facebook.com/ australianhouseandgarden Highlights from each issue plus links to our favourite home tours. Instagram @houseandgarden View the most inspirational images of the month from H&G HQ and out and about. Pinterest pinterest.com.au/houseandgardenau Picture-perfect images from our pages and sensational products to covet. For weekly news and inspiration, subscribe to our free e-newsletter at newsletter.houseandgardenmag.com.au.…

5 min.
grand vision

Modernist homes have a certain magic to them. That’s why architect Peter Maddison and his wife Andrea spent seven years keeping a close eye on property listings in a bayside pocket of Melbourne known for its iconic and intact Modernist houses. In 2000, their patience paid off when a double-storey property was put up for sale. “It was designed by Walters & Grodski Architects in 1969. Initially I was drawn to the home’s facade, but then when I discovered all its levels and beautiful joinery I was sold,” says Peter, who’s also the host of Grand Designs Australia. Andrea, though, didn’t experience things quite the same way: “It reminded me of those brown-brick blocks of flats that were built at the time,” she laughs. She did, however, love the home’s western…

1 min.
life & style

FOR ME, BAYSIDE’S MODERNIST HOMES ARE THE PINNACLE OF DOMESTIC STYLE. MY FIRST (ADULT) HOME I was 27 years old and bought a Federation cottage in St Kilda, a stone’s throw from the beach. I renovated it myself over a six-year period. I loved the house as it was elevated, north-facing and wrapped around a courtyard. FIRST CAR? 1972 white HT Holden station wagon complete with roof racks, mattress in the back, gold curtains and quadraphonic cassette sound system. DREAM CAR? 1965 Aston Martin or 1962 VW bug. I know, big difference. Obviously I love the ’60s. GREAT READS The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked up the Planet by Tom Phillip. I LOVE A VASEFUL OF… Monstera deliciosa leaves. NUMBER ONE SCENT Freshly baked bread…

3 min.
blanc canvas

Styling by Sarah Maloney. Photograph by Nic Gossage. Wall painted Porter’s Eggshell Acrylic in Popcorn, $114.50/4L, Porter’s Paints. Stylist’s assistants Nonci Nyoni & Megan O’Loughlin. Currency conversions correct at time of writing.…