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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in this issue

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from the editor: colour connection

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. It really has been quite difficult to keep my eyes off ‘the wall’ when stories get pinned up; for this is the issue where we push the…

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COVER THE MAKING 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 KING Our 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, WEB STORY OF THE MONTH: The new Byron Bay Dreaming 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 not surprised. Head…

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special report: maison et objet

DESIGNER OF THE YEAR sebastian herkner At 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 EMERGING TRENDS: DECOR FRENCH INTERIOR DESIGNER ELIZABETH LERICHE SHOWCASED EMERGING TRENDS IN DECOR IN THE ‘WHAT’S NEW’ HALL minimal brutalist Raw 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 graphic Drama reigns supreme across this regal style, which celebrates bold, saturated colour, metallic…

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in the know: what’s hot

WORKPLACE ROMANCE Bridging 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 MADE IN JAPAN Named 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 STORE Not 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…

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designers’ diary: easton pearson

museum of brisbane Pamela (above, left): “Dynamic exhibitions and activities always entice me to spend hours here. It’s housed in the beautiful Brisbane City Hall building. The museum store is worth an independent visit for its great locally-sourced artisanal objects.” Visit: Level 3, City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane, QLD, (07) 3339 0800. Bookmark: Follow: @museumofbrisbane. THE CALILE HOTEL Pamela: “This is Brisbane’s newest hotel and certainly the most sophisticated, with its pared-back luxury and resort feel. Hellenika the Greek restaurant, the Lobby Bar (above), the poolside setting (below) and a chic shopping arcade are all so inviting.” Visit: 48 James St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, (07) 3607 5888. Bookmark: Follow: @thecalilehotel. CAMP HILL ANTIQUE CENTRE Lydia (opposite, right): “As in any antique centre, it’s about the thrill of the chase and the thought of the unexpected treasure in the…