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Australian Home Beautiful

April 2019

Home Beautiful is every home decorator's best friend. With more pages dedicated to homes than any other Australian title, Home Beautiful guides readers towards transforming their own homes into the kind of showplace they see within the magazine.  We demystify the rules of decorating and empower readers to become their own savvy decorators. Covering 5 main pillars - indoors, outdoors, renovate, decorate and food, Home Beautiful is a magazine catered to those who love the home they’re in.

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from the editor: colour connection

One-of-a-kind style comes to the fore in this stunning home in northern NSW from page 80 (CHRIS WARNES)the latest must-have fabrics, from page 118. (CATH MUSCAT)(PHOTOGRAPHY BRIGID ARNOTT)One of the most joyous parts of my job is seeing pages from Home Beautiful come to life, on what we magazine tragics affectionately call ‘the wall’. Here, mini versions of each story are printed, then pinned on a board, just behind where I’m sitting now, so we can see exactly how the pages will look side-by-side in print. It’s where we look to decide on the right rhythm, story combination and visual sass for each issue, that says ‘we’re excited!’The April issue’s reveal has felt like a work of art in the making, as this is our annual Colour & Decorating Special.…

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COVER THE MAKING(PHOTOGRAPHY BRIGID ARNOTT)HB contributing stylist John Mangila (above) puts the finishing touches to this issue’s bold and brilliant cover shot – and no detail is too small. See the art-inspired decorating story from page 41.COLOUR IS KINGOur annual Colour and Decorating Special wouldn’t be complete without the king of colour, interior designer Greg Natale. See his signature style come to life from page 58 in an extract from his bold new book, The Patterned Interior. Get a copy of your own for $90, shop.gregnatale.com.(JOHN DOWNS)WEB STORY OF THE MONTH: The new Byron BayDreaming of a getaway? You’re not alone. This article about beautiful Burleigh Heads in Queensland’s south-east was a hit with our online readers last month – and with sun, surf and exceptional shopping on offer, we’re…

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the edit

COLLECTION: sojourn by kip & coNo-one does colour in the bedroom quite like Australian lifestyle brand Kip & Co, known for bold hues, playful patterns and lush textures. Its latest collection, Sojourn, is inspired by summer getaways and a sense of adventure. “It’s all about embracing an elegant simplicity, layered up with tones of peach nougat, lychee, iris, coconut husk and fresh bouquets,” says co-founder Alex McCabe. “Sounds tasty, right?” To see the range, visit kipandco.com.au.…

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special report: maison et objet

Sebastian Herkner’s ‘Pastille’ table for Edition Van Treeck‘Stellar’ pendant light for Pulpo‘118’ bar stool and chairs for Thonet.DESIGNER OF THE YEAR sebastian herknerAt 37, German designer Sebastian Herkner (right) has almost as many awards under his belt as he does years of age – and Maison et Objet’s Designer of the Year is the latest. His incredible eye for blending modern and traditional aesthetics explains his success, and with 20 big-name collaborations in the pipeline (including ones with Thonet and Dedon) you certainly haven’t seen the last of him. Keep watch at sebastianherkner.com.EMERGING TRENDS: DECORFRENCH INTERIOR DESIGNER ELIZABETH LERICHE SHOWCASED EMERGING TRENDS IN DECOR IN THE ‘WHAT’S NEW’ HALLminimal brutalistRaw materials, clean lines and pared-back appeal are the hallmarks of this look (above) – a hit with subscribers to the ‘less is more’ approach.luxury graphicDrama reigns supreme across…

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in the know: what’s hot

WORKPLACE ROMANCEBridging the design divide between home and work, Australian furniture brand Jardan has released its new Studio collection. “It brings everything Jardan is known for into the workplace,” says Tom Shaw, head of design. “It has the practicality of the office, with the warmth and softness of the home.” ‘Mina’ chairs (above), from $1360 each, visit jardan.com.au.MADE IN JAPANNamed after the village in which it is crafted, Hasami Porcelain might just be the world’s most thoughtfully designed tableware. In addition to its modern Japanese aesthetic, the pieces are made from a blend of natural stone and clay for a comforting, tactile feel. And – bonus! – they are specifically designed for efficient storage. Luckily for us, the range is now available closer to home at Specified Store. From $31.80/mug…

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precinct: king william road, sa

The sovereign high street of Adelaide’s leafy inner-southern suburbs, King William Road – once an iconic fashion hub – has recently evolved into a fine dining destination. But, between the remaining boutiques and award-winning restaurants, you can now find a string of stores filled with collected art, thoughtful wares and pieces to cherish.1 | HEYDAY STORENot yet a year old, the Heyday Store has already amassed a strong and devoted following, something owner Karah Hogarth puts down to a tightly edited collection of wares for kids, women and the home. “We look for stock that is beautiful, ethically and sustainably produced, and made either in small batches or by hand,” she says. “We aren’t afraid to mix in vintage items with refined contemporary pieces.” Anchoring the popular store’s varied offering…