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Inside Out February 2020

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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

1 min.
this must be the place

The idea of home is a pretty emotional concept for all of us. On the one hand, it’s just bricks, steel and concrete, but it’s also the place where we live and love and cook, and draw our friends and loved ones to us. Right now the bushfires in various parts of Australia are challenging our idea of home... with lives lost, thousands of homes have been wiped out and, at the time of going to print, this dreadful situation is still not resolved. As we’ve put the February issue together, the whole Inside Out team has been acutely aware of the fires and how so many people have suddenly and traumatically become homeless. As we’re all about homes, renovation and decoration, we hope to make the process of rebuilding smoother…

7 min.
our experts

tiles Georgia Ezra Director of Melbourne-based interior design practice Studio Ezra and artisan tile purveyor Tiles of Ezra, Georgia is a treasure hunter at heart. She takes her inspiration from a range of exotic cultures and is passionate about pushing the boundaries of modern design. She believes in crafting spaces that enliven the senses and mood, leading to better spiritual health. Her wise words appear on pages 38 and 125. bricks & pavers Jai Sanderson At Inside Out, we love bricks and were delighted when Jai came on board. She is the general manager of marketing for PGH Bricks & Pavers at CSR Ltd. Offering real style and integrity, PGH Bricks & Pavers has a wide variety of products in myriad colours, shapes, textures and sizes to help people create a home that is truly…

1 min.
sunny aspect

Australian designer and stylist Sarah Ellison says “the world feels fragile right now”, which is why she’s created her SOL collection of furniture with warmth, safety and permanence in mind. SOL is a reference to the sun in Roman mythology and this stunning new range – Sarah’s third – combines exaggerated, sculptural forms in sensual and textual materials. Pictured here are the Muse Modular sofa in luxe Caramel Velvet, Huggy chair in Faux Shearling, Tide coffee table in Limestone and Royère lamp. sarahellison.com.au…

2 min.

PLANT NEWS THE HOT POTS Nappula, the ceramic sister to iconic Nordic design label Iittala, shares its simple but adorable new curvy plant pots that come in a range of classic colours. From $149 each at selected Myer and David Jones stores and online. IITTALA.COM.AU NEW RANGE GREEN LAUNCH Interior stylist Julia Green’s signature approach to styling is to start with colour, and then layer on more colour! So when she decided to launch her own range of homewares sourced in Morocco, colour was an essential part of the DNA. The range includes floor rugs, cushions, spoons, bowls and bags. GREENHOUSEINTERIORS.COM.AU JUST OPENED GREG NATALE’S FLAGSHIP STORE He’s the King of pattern and one of Australia’s most-loved interior designers, so when Greg Natale opened his first flagship store along the charming Macleay Street strip in Sydney’s Potts Point…

1 min.
desk & table lamp

1 FOCAL POINTS why it works Pale wood and light gold work a treat and the desk’s circular pull is a perfect match for the translucent light globe. Charlie Tasmanian oak desk, $1450, Lilly & Lolly. Model 375 Medium table lamp, $1295, Great Dane. 2 BABY STEPS why it works The stacked drawers give a vertical nod to the lamp and pink strengthens the link. Roxanne 3-drawer desk with rubberwood legs in Pink and White, $499, Harvey Norman. Rectangle FORM lamp in Pink, $129, Milligram. 3 AQUA SPLASH why it works This desk happily shares its cool factor with the iconic lamp — for less than $700. Hipster melamine desk with oak finish in Aqua, $449, Snooze. Foscarini ‘Binic’ polycarbonate table lamp in Green Aqua, $240, Space.…

2 min.
cult classic

THE ORIGINAL Servomuto side table by Achille Castiglioni for Zanotta The form A circular side table with a central steel stem available in two different heights, with laminate tops in two diameters and a choice of colours. What makes it special Yet another whimsical product from Italian design maestros Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, the Servomuto (meaning ‘dumbwaiter’ in Italian) side table is part of the Servi collection designed for Zanotta from 1961 through to 1974 for a variety of uses in the hospitality industry. The first two objects – an ashtray stand and umbrella stand – were designed by the brothers for a beer hall and restaurant they had designed together. After the death of Pier Giacomo in 1968, Achille continued to design extra pieces for the collection. These included room dividers,…