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Home & Garden
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!

Bauer Media Pty Ltd
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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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real living australia

Editor Elle Lovelock Creative director Sandy Dao Deputy editor Karlie Verkerk art & style Art director Ann Do Art production/designer Matus Kundrat Market assistant Lisa Burden content Content director Stephanie Hope Senior features editor Lindyl Crabb Production editor Tamarah Pienaar thanks to Shayne Burton, Andrea Healy, Natalie Johnson, Sophie Wilson Homes group coordinator Sara Sleeman ssleeman@bauer-media.com.au; (02) 9282 8456 production Title controller & production planner Sally Jefferys Advertising controller Dominic Roy advertising Homes commercial manager Rhonda Maunder (02) 9282 8687 Homes manager Kimberly Anderson (02) 9338 6103 Brand executive Jennifer Burke (02) 9288 9145 Advertising production manager Kate Orsborn (02) 9283 8364 NSW director of sales Karen Holmes (02) 9282 8733 Sales director Vic, SA, WA Jaclyn Clements (03) 9823 6341 Victorian head of direct sales Will Jamison (03) 9823 6301 Queensland head of sales Judy Taylor (07) 3101 6636 Creative director Clare Catt (02) 8116 9341 NEW ZEALAND Enquiries +61 2 9282 8505 marketing, research & circulation Head of retail & circulation Andrew Cohn Marketing director Louise Cankett (02) 9282 8730 Senior…

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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…