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Vogue Living July/August 2018

Vogue Living tells stories that engage, fascinate and excite, weaving together a myriad of influences that inspire our lives, be it cultural trends, arts and architecture, a new secret find around the corner, a far flung destination, or a privileged glimpse into a private and compelling world. Interiors, spaces and places, here or there, come vividly to life through their inhabitants and the lens of the camera. Beauty is paramount.

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Joseph Gardner, Paul Barbera, Jenny Nguyen, Fiona McCarthy, Natasha Allen and Verity Magdalino outside the Milanese HQ of designer JJ Martin.Joseph Gardner STYLE EDITORFavourite exhibition Hermès Maison. It had the most incredible home accessories, artistic collaborations and handcrafted furniture, all housed in a captivating maze of cubist rooms covered in vibrantly hued, handmade Moroccan zellige tiles.Paul Barbera PHOTOGRAPHERFavourite moment Studiopepe did a collaboration with a shoe company and I was lucky enough to be given a pair of shoes. It was super fun to bump into [co-founder] Chiara Di Pinto, who was over the moon that I was wearing them. She made my day.Jenny Nguyen MILAN PROJECT PRODUCERFavourite piece India Mahdavi’s colour-rich True Velvet banquettes, designed with Pierre Frey fabrics, for the Chez Nina ‘private nightclub’ installation at the Nilufar…

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ONLINETHE MAGIC OF MILANWe have the pick of Milan Design Week 2018, with the top new products, exclusive interviews and much more.VOGUELIVING.COM.AU/MILANREPORTDUX RICHMOND HILLVogue Living co-hosted the launch of this luxury Melbourne residential development — head online to see all the photos.VOGUELIVING.COM.AU/EVENTSCRUISE THE PACIFICWe show you how to visit Fiji, Tonga, New Zealand and the Cook Islands in just eight days with Crystal Cruises.VOGUELIVING.COM.AU/TRAVELGLORIOUS GAUDÍTake a tour of legendary Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí’s first residential house, now open to the public in Barcelona.VOGUELIVING.COM.AU/DESIGNSYDNEY STYLEFresh from the launch of Sydney’s One Barangaroo, its lead interior designer Will Meyer chats about global interior trends and more.VOGUELIVING.COM.AU/DESIGNVIDEOIn light of another tableware collection with Royal Albert, we delve inside Miranda Kerr’s sun-drenched Malibu home.FOLLOW USVogue Living@voguelivingVogue LivingVogue Living Magazine@VogueLivingEDITED BY YEONG SASSALL. PHOTOGRAPHERS: PAUL…

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editor’s letter

inside Studiopepe’s Club Unseen, one of the highlights from Milan’s 2018 Salone del Mobile. See the full Vogue Living edit, starting on page 56.When I was first given the honour of editing one of Australia’s best-loved design magazines, I have to admit I felt both privileged and just a little overwhelmed. After spending over a decade in fashion, however, it was a natural progression to step into the wonderfully colourful realm of interior design.And what better way to begin my journey into the world of Vogue Living than by diving straight in to edit our Milan issue, where I had the chance to absorb the team’s energy and passion as they immersed themselves in 2018’s Salone del Mobile.Our Milan report (page 56), produced with thanks to Qantas and Hermès, is…

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in vogue edit

ILLUMINATE:Designer Charles de Lisle launched his cherry-blossom-inspired Linden collection for The Future Perfect at NYCxDesign.thefutureperfect.comONE MINUTE WITH: Catherine MartinThe designer shares insight into her latest collection, Majorelle by Mokum.My creative process with Mokum is extremely collaborative. I enjoy translating designs on paper into textile and wallcovering applications. My inspiration for this eclectic collection came from my recent foray into tropical floral and fauna patterns. The collection references Jardin Majorelle, the botanical garden in Marrakech by French Orientalist Jacques Majorelle.I seek a style where being Baroque is elegant and modern. This collection is meant to be both glamorous and playful by combining animal print, embellished tropical design and a luxurious palette.jamesdunloptextiles.comREAD:“I wanted a very personal and human book,” says Jean-Philippe Demeyer of his sumptuous new Fearless Living. The Belgian designer curated…

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future investment

“This sculpture is made from construction debris — specifically, roofing insulation and pieces of architectural woodwork from a demolished middle school in Miami. I have always considered my use of reclaimed materials diverted from landfills to be an important element of my work as a commentary on our throwaway culture”— DANIEL SCHNEIGERMuuto Halves coffee table, $605, from Living Edge. Molo Design Cantilever table, $10,100, from Seeho Su. on table, from left: Locals Only Hydria vessel, POA, from Alana Wilson. Sculptural stone vase 4, $770, from Jardan. Whitewash glass bowl, POA, from Alana Wilson. Cartocci vessel by Paola Paronetto, $770, from Fanuli. Ode chrome flashed flared bowl, $920, from Alana Wilson. Republic of Fritz Hansen Grand Prix chair, $1007, from Cult. Le Klint 101 brass pendant by Kaare Klint (on chair),…

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the vogue living report

Vogue Living travelled to Milan with Qantas. Visit qantas.comCharles Wilson for King LivingPoltrona FrauGebrüder Thonet ViennaLoeweGuframGlas ItaliaCC TapisBaxterMarniGiopato & CoombesCassinaMatthew McCormick StudioHayBaxterKnollHanna AnonenMorosoDimore StudioLara BohincMuller Van Severen in Life in Vogue at Vogue ItaliaClassiconMagisSagitineBitossiRichard YasmineTHE FUTUREGreen revolutionMilan burst with verdant colours inspired by nature and the integration of plant life into installations, furniture and lighting. Sustainable design was another hot topic.MOODSocial clubOptimism took centre stage with nightclubs as inspiration, from Studiopepe’s Club Unseen and India Mahdavi’s Chez Nina to CC Tapis’s exhibition Rave, Rave, Rave.PALETTEWine redsDeep, autumnal hues from dark burgundy and saturated cassis to earthy pink ochre heralded a return to richer palettes, from sofas at Cassina to an entire dark red room at Giopato & Coombes.TRENDColour blockBold, graphic treatments emphasise the new playful attitude of the happy design…