Australian Home Beautiful August 2021

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
homes with heart

There are many parts of my job I love, but the one that gets me every time is when I spot an email from one of our very clever photographers (with a link attached!). Opening that email is like unwrapping a joyful present, as a home I’d previously seen on iPhone snaps is captured in its most beautiful light. Shot after shot comes alive on screen with I-want-to-be-there-right-now spaces, sweet scenes, and just-so put-together rooms that make our hearts sing, here at HB. It’s pure home heaven. When we sit down to decide on which homes we’ll shoot, we have a lot to consider. At HB, we love to celebrate different styles but there is one quality all our featured homes share – a sense of soul. We know gorgeous homes…

1 min

HOMEBEAUTIFULMAG @HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMESTOLOVE.COM.AU/HOME-BEAUTIFUL/ PINTEREST.COM/HOMEBEAUTIFUL HOMEBEAUTIFUL@AREMEDIA.COM.AU THE DAILY HOME EDIT MOST CLICKED Is there anything better than gathering around the dining table and sharing stories over a flavoursome meal? This relaxed kitchen and dining area of a cottage in Sydney’s Leura is the ultimate lesson in laid-back living. Unsurprisingly, it was also one of our most clicked stories this month. For more inspiring spaces, head over to BEHIND THE SCENES HB stylist Natalie Johnson adds the finishing touches to next issue’s “dream weavers” beauty shoot. Watch this space for our round-up of fragrant room spritzes and must-have luxe beauty accessories and tools, all designed to help give you a night of restful beauty sleep. ME AND HB “IT’S FOGGY AND DREARY HERE IN MELBOURNE, SO THE KETTLE WENT ON AND I’M ENJOYING MY MONTHLY READ OF MY FAVOURITE MAG!” ~@DEB.DALBOSCO USE…

1 min
the edit

COLLECTION MUSK With simple modern lines and shapes, the ‘Musk’ collection by Capra Designs fuses fluid ideas with solid, structural forms. The pieces, from a handmade resin ‘Rainbow Object’, $89, inspired by the iconic 1970s California rainbow motif, to vases including the ‘Eros’, $89 (far left), and ‘Etta’, $75, play with perspective and depth. The soft purple colourway is the perfect complement to gold, terracotta and emerald homewares and makes a beautiful addition to any vignette. From $19 for an ‘Even Steven’ tray. Visit…

5 min
in the know: what’s hot

Spotlight on: designer details Shop like a design expert with Alexander & Co. founder Jeremy Bull’s chic product edit for James Richardson Furniture. Featuring Jeremy’s top 12 picks, the elegant range includes sleek timber chairs, curvaceous glass side tables and dapples of delicate blues. Our pick? The understated materials and dramatic silhouette of the cane ‘Colony’ screen by Miniforms, $7294 (pictured). Visit Rest easy Favourite local linen label In Bed has announced its new responsibility statement and latest seasonal drop. The range features beautiful colourways, including bed linen in Brick and organic waffle tea towels in Toffee and Stone (pictured). The best part? You can now recycle your old In bed products in store as part of a partnership with the RSPCA and Textile Recyclers Australia. Visit TOP 3: CANDLES IF YOU’VE BURNT…

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trend: tie the knot

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steal the style: time traveller

Perched on the top floor of Hotel Esplanade – affectionately known as the Espy – in Melbourne’s St Kilda, Mya Tiger is a Cantonese-inspired restaurant that draws style cues from the Colonial and gold rush eras, along with the famed Raffles hotel in Singapore. Created by Techn? Architecture + Interior Design – led by architect Nick Travers – in collaboration with stylist Eleisha Gray, Mya Tiger layers oriental pattern with ornate decoration and textural finishes, fusing old-world charm with a contemporary aesthetic. “The design is unique because it focuses entirely on historical layering; different places and styles call to each other across the spaces,” explains Nick. “By partnering with stylist Eleisha Gray – and other skilled people – for Mya Tiger, we achieved an aesthetic which is hard to define…