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Issue#21.5 2018

Home Design is committed to bringing readers great ideas, products and services from the best of Australian and international design, building, architecture, and decorating. With a strong editorial team, headed by editor, April Ossington we continue to ensure the delivery of only the latest news, features and profiles giving both our consumer and industry readers the information they need to keep up to date with the latest trends and design directions. Purchase includes the Digital Edition and News Service. Please stay in touch via our Facebook Page.

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ed’s letter

CLOCKWISE FROM FAR LEFT Joshua Landscape. lonelyhunterphoto.com Artificial string of pearls plant. mattblatt.com.au Lincoln Larry. bridgettemcnab.com Floor cushion in turmeric. lightly.com.au United Strangers Captain June three-seat sofa. mattblatt.com.auThis issue is all about making your interior spaces shine. Whether you want to hire an interior designer or stylist or do it yourself, our feature will give you the inspiration you need to get started. Of course, a big component of this is furniture — it’s one of the most important elements of your interior style. In our features section, find out about the hottest trends and colours in furniture. Once you’ve got your style down pat, you can have a bit of fun with the finishing touches.In Hot List this edition, we showcase 25 up-to-the-minute home accessories that will add personality…

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design society

OUTDOOR LIFESTYLE WITH COCO REPUBLICWant to give your outdoor space an upgrade without spending thousands? The new Coco Republic outdoor range will get you there. More than 200 pieces combine style with liveable comfort for the curation of breathtaking spaces for lounging, dining and outdoor entertaining. Featuring a range of international designs, the new collection has been interpreted for the Australian market with sleek contemporary silhouettes, residential and commercial designs and a palette of light and dark. Run, don’t walk.CAROMA OPENS FLAGSHIP STOREMulti-award-winning Australian water solutions brand Caroma has opened the doors to its brand-new flagship store in Sydney. The 2500sqm showroom, located in Alexandria, showcases Caroma’s diverse and innovative bathroom solutions, boasting sleek modern designs and unique water-saving features. If you’re planning to renovate your bathroom and are in…

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book club

INTERIOR LANDMARKS: TREASURES OF NEW YORKJUDITH GURA AND KATE WOODPENGUIN BOOKS | $49.99The large-format Interior Landmarks was the first book to survey the glories of NewYork’s interior landmarks with carefully researched text and impressive new colour photography. This updated affordable edition presents the same content, updated with current information about new ownership and uses for some landmarks. Let this must-have read make your home look endlessly more stylish, provide inspiration, and educate you all at once.THE ALCHEMY OF THINGS: INTERIORS SHAPED BY CURIOUS MINDSKAREN MCCARTNEYMURDOCH BOOKS | $59.99In addition to all the trinkets, candles and florals that adorn your coffee table, books are a must — more specifically The Alchemy of Things. This visual delight explores the homes of 18 global creatives who take an eccentric, whimsical, curated and clever…

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richard johnston

For Richard Johnston, an early passion in photography didn’t initially drive him to pursue it professionally. Throughout high school he dabbled in both film and photography but chose the more financially secure route and became a plumber.He pursued this for seven years before he grew tired of working in a job he wasn’t truly passionate about. It wasn’t until he bought a second-hand DSLR camera for a family holiday in 2014 that it dawned on him that this was his true calling.Juggling both plumbing and his passion for a few years, Richard eventually won the Canon Light Awards, a photography competition. This, he says, gave him the validation and encouragement to pursue his dream career full time.“I basically threw myself into it,” says Richard. “From the get go I knew…

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adrian popple

A drian Popple started out in tech school and was sure he was going to naturally head into carpentry or a cabinet-making trade, a far cry from where he ended up. It wasn’t until he was well into studying that his career took a sharp turn.He was fortunate to secure a job at a building company in their drawing office as a junior draftsperson. This spurred an interest in architectural drafting. He learned to design on the job and had great mentors who taught him the art of design.“I have always had a good eye for detail, a sense of space and proportion, and applied these attributes to my designs,” says Adrian.Working as design director for Metricon, he creates homes that are adaptable, flexible, and work with Australian families’ unique…

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UNDER $4000CALL THESE THE JEWELLERY OF HOME DECORUNDER $500LIVE A LITTLE BRIGHTEROasis pendant light, extra-large, by Mercator, $379. zanui.com.auAffi floor, $369. aboutspace.net.auMarina dome ceiling pendant, $475. globewest.com.auBell lamp by Normann Copenhagen, $475. surrounding.com.auGavyn wirework pendant light by Second Nature, $200. zanui.com.auPadua six-light pendant light by Oriel Lighting, from $237.95. zanui.com.auAdina antique brass pendant, $395. aboutspace.net.auLEDlux Kube exterior 9W wall bracket in silver, $229. beaconlighting.com.auMirage floor lamp by New Oriental, $247.95. zanui.com.auUNDER $200LUXURY LIGHTING MINUS THE PRICE TAGStockholm pendant light by Fat Shack Vintage, $157.95. zanui.com.auProvince one-light cage pendant in rust, $169. beaconlighting.com.auArizona table, $119. aboutspace.net.auIndustriell pendant lamp with bamboo globe, $29.99. ikea.com/auARÖD work lamp, $59. ikea.com/auSullivan cylinder one-light table lamp in chrome, $159. beaconlighting.com.auWright table lamp by Iniko, $167.95. zanui.com.auPull cord rainbow lamp, $19.95. sunnylife.com.auLEDlux Walton LED dimmable floor lamp, $199. beaconlighting.com.au ■…