Australian Home Beautiful March 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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12 Issues

in this issue

2 min
from the editor: kitchen conversation

It’s the never-ending question for many homeowners: do we wait for The Big Renovation or do we give it a mini-crack? And if we’re going to give it a go, where do we start? The answer, I believe, is in the kitchen; that essential magnet-of-a-hub in the home, for it’s here that even minimal changes can have incredible results. I can’t tell you the impact a recent reorganisation of our tricky corner kitchen cupboard has had on my baking life – favourite trays and platters that I thought were lost forever have been found! – so I can only imagine what a brand new kitchen would do. In this year’s annual Kitchen Special, beginning on page 147, we feature seven stunning kitchens that have certainly inspired my kitchen dreaming. From a…

2 min

HOMEBEAUTIFULMAG @HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL.COM.AU PINTEREST.COM/HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL@PACIFICMAGS.COM.AU MEET THE HB TEAM… FIONA MICHELON, HB STYLE EDITOR How long have you been a stylist? “It’s been about 6 years now. With my background in PR, I worked with a lot of gorgeous interiors brands and magazines. My passion for homes and styling really evolved from there.” If you could describe your ideal home style in a sentence, what would it be? “That’s the hardest question to answer because I love so many different styles! I always love homes that have a mix of old and new, a pop of colour, lots of texture and clever, unexpected details.” What’s on top of your furniture wishlist right now? ‘The Togo settee has been on my wish list for as long as I can remember. It’s so iconic and ridiculously plush.” What are you most excited about working on…

5 min
in the know: what’s hot

SMASHING STYLE In a pretty addition to its popular ceramics collection, Melbourne-based homewares label Marmoset Found has branched out into glassware. Their new collection of jewel-toned vessels in a mix of heights and shapes are sure to make a statement – with or without flowers inside. From $49 for the Memphis Glass Vase, TOWEL OFF OUR LONG DAYS AT THE BEACH MIGHT BE COMING TO AN END, BUT THAT WON’T STOP US SWOONING OVER THE NEW ‘PAROS’ TOWEL COLLECTION FROM AURA HOME. THESE BEAUTIFULLY HUED GEMS ARE WOVEN FROM SUSTAINABLY SOURCED COTTON, WHICH MAKES THEM BOTH BETTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUPER SOFT. THE PLAIN-DYED, FRINGED LOOK IS ALSO A LITTLE REMINISCENT OF HOLIDAYING IN THE GREEK ISLANDS. FROM $14.95 FOR A FACE WASHER, VISIT AURAHOME.COM.AU. WE LOVE: an art vase These handmade Italian…

2 min
designer’s diary: acme studio

sarah cottier gallery Vince: “These guys are at the forefront of contemporary art and are always trying to curate and find up-and-coming, emerging artists. They are quite supportive of artists within our community, and also within the realm of what we do in terms of architecture and interiors.” Visit: 23 Roylston St, Paddington, NSW, (02) 9356 3305. Bookmark: Follow: @sarahcottiergallery “WE WERE DATING WHEN THE OPPORTUNITY AROSE FOR A JOINT PROJECT COMBINING MY ARCHITECTURE BACKGROUND AND CAROLINE’S INTERIORS EXPERIENCE TO DESIGN THE GROUNDS OF ALEXANDRIA. ACME JUST FORMED ORGANICALLY AFTER THAT”~ Vince ONE HOT YOGA Vince: “We generally do spin to keep active during the week, then at the weekends we go to One Hot Yoga – that’s our way of relaxing into the weekend. A holistic fusion of wellbeing and design, all within the one…

4 min
precinct: armadale, vic

KNOWN AS ONE of Melbourne’s most shoppable spots, the idyllic inner-city suburb of Armadale is located seven kilometres – and one short tram ride – south-east of the city’s CBD. It boasts a chic range of interior and high-end fashion stores, an abundance of gourmet eateries and a number of antique stores and art galleries. 1 | FENTON & FENTON Walking into Fenton & Fenton, you can understand why the much-loved homewares store is renowned for its kaleidoscope of colours, texture and pattern. Founder Lucy Fenton, who was inspired to open the store after a spontaneous trip to India, offers a shopping experience that pushes the boundaries. When Fenton & Fenton opened more than 10 years ago, Lucy’s vision was to create a place that didn’t limit itself to selling one-of-a-kind period…

3 min
creative collection: timber tales

AT A GLANCE Who: Rob and Jess Loughlin, founders of Loughlin Furniture. What they do: Design and create simple, contemporary timber furniture. Where: 1/305 Manns Rd, West Gosford, NSW. Why they do it: “For the love of wood,” says Rob, who couldn’t imagine not working with timber on a daily basis. Bookmark: Follow: @loughlinfurniture ROB LOUGHLIN’S first foray into woodwork can be traced back to high school. “I wasn’t the best of students, but woodwork was the one class I would actually buckle down in – I loved it,” he recalls. So much so that in Year 11, Rob traded in maths and English lessons for a cabinetmaking apprenticeship on the Central Coast of New South Wales so he could pursue his passion as a career. “I started working for a local business in Gosford, learning…