Our favourite's from Kmart's August Inspired Living range...

 
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Kmart Australia has released it's lasted collection of affordable luxury with its brand new Inspired Living range.

The hero this season is Kmart’s Natural trend. Inspired by a sense of adventure, the Natural collection combines warm tones and layered textures, including fringing, terracotta, faux leather, blonde timber and reflective glaze, reminiscent of a whimsical desert landscape.

Also present are beautiful materials such as brass, perforated metal, softly coloured glass, marble and faux fur bring a sense of femininity, along with linear embossing and intricate wire work.

Kmart Australia’s new August Living range is available nationwide in-store and online at www.kmart.com.au

 
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Beautiful bedheads with changeable covers? Yes please!

 
 For all images: Photography: Armelle Habib | Styling: Julia Green, Alex Carter and Aisha Chaudry for Greenhouse Interiors.

For all images: Photography: Armelle Habib | Styling: Julia Green, Alex Carter and Aisha Chaudry for Greenhouse Interiors.


 

A bedhead with a changeable cover? FINALLY - this is what we have all been waiting for!

For Create Estate, upholstery has always been the family business. With more than 40 years experience and an established workshop on the Sunshine Coast, Create Estate has the foundations to let their creative minds run a little wild, and boy are we happy they did. With a focus on quality and longevity, Create Estate were inspired to introduce unique pieces at an affordable price to the market.

Create Estate offers custom designed bedheads, all made by hand using some of their favourite fabrics, including linen and natural materials. Their furniture and homewares are designed to stand the test of time. 

Available in half-moon and linear designs each bedhead has a removable slipcover – the perfect accessory for when you need to change up your bedroom styling!

SHOP HERE

 
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Patterned Perfection - AURA HOME 18/19 Collection

 
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One of our favourite Australian homewares brands AURA HOME has released their 18/19 Collection - Inca Bedlinen & Bath and we could not be more in love with what we are seeing! 

Inca bed linen is available in both a luscious pink clay for the blush lovers as well as in black for those of us (me!) who love a monochrome palette! The Inca design is a circular display of abstract geometry, centred on an expanse of the highest quality natural cotton sateen, finished off with a matching piping trim. Inca is available in quilt cover sets, complete with two standard pillowcases and european pillowcases. 

And we absolutely adore that the Inca design has also been released in a stunning new collection of jacquard towels in black, dove and pink clay.  Aura Home towels are renowned for being luxuriously soft, absorbent, and pure cotton. All towels are available in bath sheets, bath towels, bath mats and hand towels.

 
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Aura Home is one drool worthy homewares brand, you can spend hours scrolling their Instagram feed getting inspired by their stunning collection of homewares and bedlinen… I am 100% guilty of spending way too much time on the gram crushing over their stunning seasonal photoshoots, but it’s just too good not too! Founder of Aura Home, Tracie Ellis and her talented team have recently opened their first bricks and mortar store, the ‘Aura Home Concept Store’ in Malvern Road, Malvern, VIC. 

“There are a lot of customers who like to touch and feel our product and be inspired. Our product is very texture driven, our new store is our place to meet our loyal customers and new customers, and inspire them to create beautiful spaces in their homes.” says Tracie.

 
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The beautifully refurbished, heritage-listed building features a series of individual room spaces, impeccably styled by the team. For the first time ever, fans of the brand can see, touch and feel products as they stroll through the store, moving between the dining and living rooms, and on to the bedroom and bathroom area. 

“We wanted our customers to be inspired by how the products could work in their spaces. We have a living room area, to showcase our cushions and throws, a dining area, featuring our ceramics and linen, a beautiful bedroom space for our sheets and quilt covers and a bathroom area draped with our beautiful towels.” Says Tracie.

 
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The new Aura Home Concept Store in Malvern is sure to become one of Melbourne’s hottest homewares destinations. 

Shop the new AURA 18/19 Collection online www.aurahome.com.au

or

In Store - Aura Home Concept Store 1371 Malvern Road Malvern VIC 3144

 
 
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TRENDING | Waiting Room

 
 

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'Waiting Room' -  a trend board created around this stunning artwork by Dina Broadhurst. Her work is described as layered mixed media and boy does it pack a punch of personality, we love it!

Working in with the fun artwork is a playful and layered space with a mixture of fabrics, colours and styles. The space could also be interpreted as waiting for summer - because aren't we all?! 

 

 
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Lamp: Montauk Lighting Co

Armchair: Jardan

Artwork: Dina Broadhurst

Rug: Granite Lane

White cushion: Penny & Bennett

Olive cushion: Nathan & Jac

Hanging planter: Lightly

Vase: Click On Furniture

Canister: Keep Resin

Basket: Arrival Hall

Throw: Nathan & Jac

 
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TRENDING | Gypsy Queen

 
 

By Alexandra Carter


Gypsy Queen

A trend board created to help you replicate the feeling of summer inside your home when it's still a little bit frosty out there!

The colours and tones stem from the fun and captivating artwork by Jen Sievers - pulling out pops of pastel, textured furniture pieces and soft furnishings that are tactile and detailed.

 
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SHOP THE LOOK HERE

Artwork: Greenhouse Interiors

Teal cushion: Nathan & Jac

Side table: Beeline Design

Big cushion: Sage & Clare

Duvet cover: Sage & Clare

Bed frame: Ethnicraft

Pendant: Designstuff Group

Jewellery box: Arrival Hall

Candle: Mecca Cosmetica

Clock: Nathan & Jac

Pot: Lightly Design

 
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What's HOT in 2019 - Interior Trends to watch out for!

 

The world of interior designs is always evolving, and to that end, we are always looking ahead. With this being said, trend forecasters have been busy planning for what will be HOT in 2019. 

Flyn Roberts is the talented Exhibition Manager of Life Instyle and has shared some of the key trends that will be evident across the Life Instyle event next month. These trends are coming from those who are at the forefront of the industry and responsible for what’s HOT each season, so it's time to see what we can expect to see on our shelves in 2019!

Here are Flyn's TOP THREE picks...


 

Sustainability

A distinct shift towards sustainability is being felt across the industry and that’s filtering down to styling and pieces alike. Making a shift towards products that are either recycled, or able to be recycled is a responsibility as much as it is a preference. Sustainable fabrics and alternatives such as animal-free leather and worm-free silk are gaining popularity. Even without these examples, people are becoming increasingly concerned with how and where and by whom interior products are made so sustainability and ethical product are topping the list for me. 

 

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Colour

There is always a colour d’jour when it comes to interiors, but don’t be surprised to see a shift back towards black for homes and interiors. Matte black is popping up across exteriors and interiors alike, and also across a lot of homewares. Black is exciting because it creates a lot of drama and allows bold statements without being so trendy that you’ll want to change everything in 12 months. (Think millennial pink!) To complement the black, browns, beiges, golds, and warm neutrals will see a resurgence. 

 

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Dressings

Wallpaper and window dressings will continue to be very on-trend. Wallpaper is incredible as the limit is literally your imagination.  Bold styles will feature heavily, and pattern and texture are where this trend really comes to life. From faux leathers to embossed baroque styles, homes and businesses are increasingly choosing wallpaper to make a statement. Window treatments are also enjoying a lasting come back, with everything from layered drapes to crisp clean shades expected to continue to remain popular into 2019. To my delight, simple lines are key here also. 

 

 

Life Instyle will take place at the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne from 2-5 August 2018.

For further information on how you can register, visit http://www.lifeinstyle.com.au/register

 

 
 
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Plants lovers unite... Lucid Fields by Ivy Muse has landed!

 
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Lucid Fields Collection by Ivy Muse

Our favourite botanical wares studio Ivy Muse have launched their latest collection entitled Lucid Fields and it is absolute perfection. 

Driven by a commitment to encourage creativity with greenery, Ivy Muse design functional plant stands and botanical wares that amplify plant-life within a space.

This collection was inspired by the luminous elegance of plant-life and we know that all the die hard fans and all out plant obsessed will be running to get your hands on these new pieces!

Our top picks? The Ribbon Divider and the Unity Wall Planter! 

 
 

TRENDING | Dreamy Landscapes

 

 

TRENDING | a colour palette inspired by this stunning artwork by Maegan Brown, this trends board takes it's cue from the artwork's fluidity, complimentary, calming colours and organic materials. A cosy and dreamy space, the perfect place to read a book or hunker down for a good old Netflix binge! 

 


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Artwork: Maegan Brown

Rug: Life Interiors

Armchair: Bolia (also available at Arrival Hall)

Sideboard: ClickOn Furniture

Patterned cushion: Designstuff Group

Green cushion: Nathan & Jac

Side table: Middle of Nowhere

Wallpaper: Sparkk

Pendant: Green House Interiors

Vase: Designstuff Group

Mug: Designstuff Group

Clam shell: Fenton & Fenton

Candle: Country Road


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Stunning contemporary living on Sydney’s Northern Beaches...

 
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A 1940s beach house on Sydney’s Northern Beaches has been transformed into a three bedroom, two-bathroom, contemporary family home. The Avalon property belongs to the creator of bellaMUMMA, Nikki Yazxhi and her husband Adam, Creative Director at MAXCO.

After nearly 15 years in the family home, Nikki and Adam decided they would either need to sell in favour of something larger or renovate the existing house. “With our two boys aged 11 and 14, we were at a crossroads of whether to sell and buy something bigger, or stay in a house and area we love and renovate to make the house suit our family’s lifestyle." says Nikki.

 

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Friend and interior designer, Nina Maya was engaged to direct and style the home renovation. Following two previous renovations, this final makeover involved the family moving out for three months so that the house could be gutted and rebuilt. To achieve the simple and elegant interior, a refined palette of neutrals was chosen, using only natural materials such as European oak flooring, marble, stone and brass.

Nina designed a space that maintains the home’s original charm, while maximising the indoor areas with added storage. The original wall separating the living area and the kitchen was removed, and to increase the connection to the outside, full-height glass bi-fold doors were installed on the back deck and skylights were used to boost the amount of natural light, provided by Stegbar. The kitchen is one of the first rooms the family had outgrown. With Adam’s love of cooking and the couple’s passion for entertaining, the kitchen was maximised and upgraded with new appliances for a modern and contemporary space that performed as amazingly as it looked. The kitchen and the benchtop bar are now the hub of the house.

 
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The new kitchen appliances were selected for their aesthetic and functionality. “We loved the look of ASKO products first off, then we started doing some research and watching Adam Liaw's YouTube videos and realised how amazing the appliances were,” says Nikki. “The ASKO Elements range is sleek and sexy, and we are beyond impressed by how they make life so much easier in the kitchen. I think the first couple of months we were continually impressed with all the new features that we were discovering.”

 
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For the family, storage was the biggest issue. They needed to maximise the existing space and create extra storage in order to make the home more suitable for their growing family. Ultimately deciding to stay and renovate, Nikki and Adam put their savings towards creating their dream home featuring the highest quality building products. “When it came to choosing plasterboard to re-do our walls, we couldn’t go past CSR Gyprock’s Sensitive plasterboard,” says Nikki.

 
 
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TRENDING | Raspberry

 
 

By Alexandra Carter

TRENDING | RASPBERRY

Winter has arrived, can you believe that it's the first day of the season?! And with that in mind it's time to swap out your blush for a burst of berry, raspberry to be precise! 

Inspired by the beautiful artwork by Anna Thomas, this trends board focuses on creating a layered winter palette... bursts of berry, natural timbers and navy accents!

Shop the look below!

 
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Artwork: Barnaby Lane

Bed frame: Curious Grace

Euros: Cultiver

Side table: Designstuff Group

Rug: Art Hide

Duvet: Cultiver

Lamp: Norsu

Chair: Click On Furniture

Bear puzzle: Fenton & Fenton

Throw: Greenhouse Interiors

Candle Holders: Fenton & Fenton

Round Cushion: Nathan & Jac

Square cushion: Designstuff Group

Jar: Nathan & Jac

Mirror: Arrival Hall

 
 
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Bold & Bright - OON release their AW18 collection ‘Falgun’

 
 Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

 

This season Oon goes bolder and brighter with their latest collection entitled 'Falgun'. Falgun is the Nepalese calendar month synonymous with the big colour festival 'holi' which is held at the beginning of each spring. The collection is inspired by the ideals of the festival - both the experience  and the observance. The colours of 'holi' are bright, contrasting, fun and joyous and that is exactly what the 'Falgun' collection embodies.

We love Oon's use of geometric patterns and tailored stitching, which are paired back with the use of natural textures, simple structures and organic shapes. Throughout the range their is a juxtaposition of carefully considered textures all perfectly complementing each other.

The AW18 Collection is all about celebrating colour by encouraging the use of bold colours, mixing and matching patterns and shapes and making a statement with interiors.

Oon continue to stay true to their core values by using traditional techniques, such as 'kantha' stitching from India, while always adding a touch of their signature contemporary style and edge.

Featuring shags, tailored stitching and organic shapes alongside muted shades of hazelnut, soft pink, navy with dashes of red and gold, we just know that you are going to love this range just as much as we do!

SHOP OON HERE

 

 Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

 Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

 Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

 Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

Styling - Greenhouse Interiors | Photography - Armelle Habib

 Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

 Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

 Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

 Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

 Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

 Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

Styling & Photography - Louise Roche, Villa Styling

 
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TRENDING | Colourful Neutrals

 
 

By Alexandra Carter

TRENDING - Colourful Neutrals, a play on traditional tones of what is considered neutral. Try using these muted colours to add depth and sophistication to your space.

 
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Armchair - Click On Furniture

Artwork - Green House Interiors

Peach cushion - Milk & Sugar

Magazine rack - Hunting for George

Plant stand - Hunting for George

Side table - Retro Jan

Pendant light - Norsu

Rug - Norsu

Clock - Arrival Hall

Throw - Norsu

Vase - Keep Pressin

 
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An iconic Melbourne Hotel reimagined...

 
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Interior Design by Meme Design  |  Photography by Tom Blachford.

 

The iconic Prince Hotel in Melbourne's St Kilda has been reimagined and refurbished by the incredible design team at Meme Design. It's beachside location was inspiration for the softer palette of textures and hues, suggestive of Miami beaches and 'candy coloured ice-creams'. The Interior design approach paid homage to the hotels original art deco architecture, expansive windows and natural light. 

The choices of lighting and furniture in each room showcase Australia's diverse artesian makers. Each room offers a range of pieces, from handmade oak chairs by HR McCarthy, generous armchairs by Jardan, blush concrete tables by Nood Co, brass pendants by ISM Objects, cushions by Sly Australia and photography by Kate Ballis.

Every element within the Prince Hotel has been thoughtfully considered, from it's fresh aesthetic, it's relaxed vibes and it's uber comfortable furniture pieces. 

 
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SLY do it again - say hello to 'Tangence AW/18'

 
 All images © Sly Australia 2018. Styling Bek Sheppard. Photography Annette O’Brien.

All images © Sly Australia 2018. Styling Bek Sheppard. Photography Annette O’Brien.

 

One of our all-time favourite homewares brands Sly have just launched their AW/18 collection Tangence and our jaws have dropped at just how stunning the range is!

The form, the shape, the colours, tones, materials.. it’s all to die for, check it out below!

The Tangence collection is online and available for pre-order here: onthesly.com.au

 
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Tangence"The act of touching. A collection formed around a sense of tactility, shape and tone. An alternate path of journey and discovery where simplicity and minimalism are at the forefront."

 
 

Axton Suspended Rail – Melbourne-made Axton is a multifunctional steel rail, powder-coated in a soft matte clay hue and features a single Tasmanian Oak rung.

 
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Cover: Elwyn II Velvet cushions return in Autumnal hues of Olive, Cobalt, Clay and Blush. 50cm filled.

 
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Knox Cushion – Knox is stitched in Australia with the finest perforated Italian Suede and brass hardware. 40cm filled, available in Buff, Clay, Navy and Olive.

 
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Tuck Floating Shelf – A versatile floating shelf folded from powder-coated steel and featuring a Tasmanian oak peg. Available in White and Moss. 

 
 

Omni Terrazzo Trivet Set – Omni is a set of four assorted Fibonacci Terrazzo Trivets created exclusively with Sly. Housed in a Moss steel cuff, each trivet has a unique colour, pattern and chip size. 

 
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A weekend styling retreat with the best in the business... Julia Green, from Greenhouse Interiors

 
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Photographer: Stephanie Rooney

 

If Julia Green had a dollar for every time she has been asked for advice on establishing a career in the interior styling world, she could very likely pack up her props and trade them in for a life of luxury.

As a leader in the industry, it’s a question Julia fields on a daily basis, from budding stylists of all ages and from all backgrounds.

So, armed with a wealth of industry information and her own styling secrets, the founder of Greenhouse Interiors decided to share her knowledge with those looking to establish themselves in this highly-sought-after field.

 
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She recently threw open the doors to her Barwon Heads home for a weekend-long workshop where six aspiring stylists, who were given the opportunity to learn what it takes to turn a passion for interior styling into a career.

The workshop covered all aspects of the industry, from understanding personal style to working with photographers and other suppliers, as well as how to win business in this highly-competitive field. Guest speaker Samantha Firestone also shared her knowledge of the importance of digital strategy, social media and marketing.

 
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A morning yoga session and an evening glass or two of bubbles offered a perfect contrast to the otherwise fast-paced schedule.

The workshop culminated in a professional photo shoot where participants brought to life their interior concepts using a new range of artworks by Greenhouse Interiors artists Brent Rosenberg, Morgan Jamieson, Prudence Caroline and Kimmy Hogan.

The resulting imagery showcased students’ personal style combined with their newly-garnered interior styling knowledge, and ensured each left with full hearts and minds as well as magazine-worthy folio pieces to rival the best in the business.

 
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‘This retreat was a money-can’t-buy experience and was one of the best weekends of my life! Although we were six complete strangers and have different end goals, we all seemed to be at the same stage. Waiting at the start line, a little unsure how to actually start or to reach the next stage. Julia’s energy and passion is contagious and she quickly got everyone to open up and really trust each other in an incredibly supportive environment. Although this weekend was about styling, it was just as much about backing yourself and just going for it. By the end of the weekend, we all left with our hearts and inspiration cups overflowing – not to mention some beautiful imagery to compliment our portfolio’s!’ said participant Alex.

Bright futures, and a solid game plan now await this group of creatives armed with the passion and know how.

All Art shown here available at Greenhouse Interiors.

 
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To find out more about Julia Green’s interior styling workshops visit greenhouseinteriors.com.au

Stylists: Hannah Amos | Chealsea Ellis | Alexander Carter | Sally Humphries | Jen Harrison | Aisha Chaudhry,

Photographer: Stephanie Rooney

 

 
 
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Schiavello unveils new Melbourne Retail Range and Showroom...

 
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Schiavello has just launched their highly anticipated new retail furniture line with the opening of a new retail showroom in Melbourne’s Southbank. The Australian company’s fresh focus on residential furniture will establish a new visual and design language for residential living locally and beyond.

Schiavello furniture is 100% made in Melbourne at the company’s Tullamarine factory. Hero pieces featured in the retail launch include the 101 chair & La La stool by Helen Kontouris, Blom chair by Claudio Bellini, Vertical Garden by Joost Bakker, MR chair by Mario Ruiz, Parley & Goodwood table by Doshi Levien, Tango table, Kush floor cushion, Toro Badjo sofa, Bomba sofa & Karo ottoman by Ivan Woods, Wire chair, Rib chair & Lean Table by Chris Connell.

Design & Marketing Director, Anton Schiavello said, “Our decision to move into a retail offering has been prompted by the increasing blur between our personal life and work life, shifting from the notion of ‘work life balance’ to ‘work life integration.’

 
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Schiavello
 

Located at ground level at Southbank’s Prima Tower, the warm, light filled space showcasing local and international design by Schiavello and MAP features interior by award winning designers Hecker Guthrie.

 
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Schiavello
 

Clean lines, layered volumes and an assemblage of textural materials (leather, velvet, glass, timber) create balance and a distinctively architectural approach. Full-height glass, light timber veneer, textured white rendered walls and natural oak flooring form the basis of the material palette. Multiple lounging areas offer a moment to pause and consider, delineated by moss green and light grey carpet. A vertical garden and hand-blown glass vases with draping greenery add an organic, serene ambience throughout.

 
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Schiavello
 

The new Schiavello Melbourne retail showroom is now open at 35 Queensbridge Street, Southbank VIC 3006.

 
 
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Crushing - Dreamy new bedheads by Heatherly Design!

 
 Styling - Julia Green, Greenhouse Interiors & Noël Coughlan  Photography - Armelle Habib

Styling - Julia Green, Greenhouse Interiors & Noël Coughlan

Photography - Armelle Habib

 

Whether it’s contemporary chic, understated elegance or fabulously playful, the new range from bespoke bedhead company Heatherly Design will bring a designer element to any bedroom setting.

Featuring five new designs, including bedheads, full beds, and foot stools, each piece upholds the brand’s commitment to bring both functionality and style to a variety of bedroom styles.

We love love love these stunning pieces and know you will too - and the styling is just perfection, now which one would you choose?!
 

 
  Lucia  - is a fresh take on the best-selling Rupert flanged bedhead which has been updated with the central row of toggles made from timber and leather. The beautifully textured Pinnacle gull pure linen further complements Lucia’s relaxed elegance. Lucia flanged bedhead with upholstered base : $3285

Lucia - is a fresh take on the best-selling Rupert flanged bedhead which has been updated with the central row of toggles made from timber and leather. The beautifully textured Pinnacle gull pure linen further complements Lucia’s relaxed elegance. Lucia flanged bedhead with upholstered base : $3285

 Pairing a king bedhead with a queen base adds extra dimension, while the classic shape of this enduring favourite allows the fabric to act as its stand-out feature. Perfectly showcasing this deliberate designer element is the monochrome patterned Monarch fabric which creates a sleek look with a hint of modern masculinity. This elegant geometric weave is the perfect fabric to pair with the new Tate footstool.  Portobello  bedhead : $1350

Pairing a king bedhead with a queen base adds extra dimension, while the classic shape of this enduring favourite allows the fabric to act as its stand-out feature. Perfectly showcasing this deliberate designer element is the monochrome patterned Monarch fabric which creates a sleek look with a hint of modern masculinity. This elegant geometric weave is the perfect fabric to pair with the new Tate footstool. Portobello bedhead : $1350

  Stella  - is the perfect bedroom centerpiece for both the young, and the young at heart. Finished in textured Kate Spade Polka Dot fabric and featuring an elegant round profile Stella, which is available in all sizes, is a playful addition to this whimsical children’s collection. Stella king single bedhead: from $1350

Stella - is the perfect bedroom centerpiece for both the young, and the young at heart. Finished in textured Kate Spade Polka Dot fabric and featuring an elegant round profile Stella, which is available in all sizes, is a playful addition to this whimsical children’s collection. Stella king single bedhead: from $1350

  Armelle -  offers a contemporary play on a low, casual bed head which has been finished in luxury Belgian linen in the colour du jour – mustard. Two deep cushioned panels are fixed together to create the bedhead, while small flange detail on the side profile is a refined touch. Queen bedhead: from $1720.

Armelle - offers a contemporary play on a low, casual bed head which has been finished in luxury Belgian linen in the colour du jour – mustard. Two deep cushioned panels are fixed together to create the bedhead, while small flange detail on the side profile is a refined touch. Queen bedhead: from $1720.

 Named after the Tate Modern in London, where it would easily be at home as a bench seat from which to admire art, this leather footstool is a stylish multi-functional piece which suits a variety of décor styles.  Tate  is finished in luxurious buttery Trench leather and features hand-pleated deep diamond buttoning. A wrought iron frame brings a modern touch to this classic design. Tate  footstool : $1980

Named after the Tate Modern in London, where it would easily be at home as a bench seat from which to admire art, this leather footstool is a stylish multi-functional piece which suits a variety of décor styles. Tate is finished in luxurious buttery Trench leather and features hand-pleated deep diamond buttoning. A wrought iron frame brings a modern touch to this classic design.Tate footstool : $1980

 
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Cosy and classy - RJL x Adairs Winter 18 Collection!

 
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We are crushing hard on the latest RJL x Adairs Winter 18 Collection – it is cosy, comfy and oh so classy!

Inspired by fashion and some of Bec’s very own iconic wardrobe moments, her latest Autumn Winter 2018 Collection for cult favourite Adairs features a stylish colour palette of blush, teal and grey hues.

The collection features a range of on-trend elements, think soft Ombre pink, grey Mongolian faux fur, contemporary geometric patterns, angular quilting, tassels, luxe velvet and modernised lace placement.

 
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RJL x Adairs Winter
 

“Jardin is my velvet offering for this season, coming in a beautiful teal colour with a unique placement quilted design. Something very different which we haven’t done it before and its come up a treat.” – Bec Judd

 
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RJL x Adairs Winter
 

“We’ve also designed a printed bedlinen cover called Fusion, which features a beautiful Ombre pink colour with a printed geometric design. The quilt cover is double sided, so it’s completely versatile, and then you’re free to mix and match by either styling it with the Mongolian Euros or the Cable Kitted Euro – it’s amazing!” – Bec Judd

 
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"The Como design has been made from a beautiful Stonewashed Cotton, it’s so lush with layers fringing and strip lace. When I say lace, it’s not a flouncy - flowery lace, it’s a masculine - a little bit of a hard-edge lace, so it’s more contemporary. I cannot wait to get it on my bed!” – Bec Judd

 
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'Top tips for mood lighting' by ISM Objects

 
 

Lighting in your home is so important but sometimes it can be forgotten about... that's why we were super excited to be able to chat the to founders of ISM Objects, Simon Christopher and Celina Clarke about how to create mood lighting to enhance your spaces. Their tips are insightful and so easy to achieve in your own home, because creating ambience is always a good idea!


TIP 1. Use more than one light source

This is one of the most important ways to create ambience. Having only one light source can result in a stark, washed-out space, whereas incorporating different light sources, such as overhead, task, floor and table lamps, can create zones of softer or stronger light where needed.

 
 

TIP 2. Use dimmers for overhead lighting

Dimming switches allow you to adjust the level of light to suit the time of the day and function of the room. With dimmers you can have strong task lighting or gentle atmospheric lighting in the evening. You may also need to use the dimmers during the day depending on how much natural light a room receives.

 
 

TIP 3. Use warm-coloured light globes

LED lighting and new energy-efficient bulbs provide different warmths of light. A 2700K to 3000K bulb (K, for Kelvins, measures the colour of the light source) emits a warm yellow light, like an early sunrise or late sunset. This warm light is cosy, calm and intimate and a good choice for spaces used in the evening as it helps to relax and unwind.

 
 

TIP 4. Use table and floor lamps for indirect lighting

If a space doesn’t need overhead lighting, use table and floor lamps to create an intimate or casual atmosphere and environment. They can highlight areas of the room and tall floor lamps can be used to bounce light of the ceiling, effectively doing the job of overhead lighting.

 
 

TIP 5. Focus on points of interest

Table and floor lamps and accent lighting, such as wall sconces, can be used to focus on points of interest, such as accentuating architectural and decorative features, drawing attention to furniture pieces or illuminating artworks and sculptures. This creates visual focal and the contrasts between light and dark spaces adds ambience.

 
 
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3 Summer Bed Styling Tips from founder of IN BED Pip Vassett!

 
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In Bed have released a gorgeous range of 200TC Washed Cotton sets and singulars in the most dreamy and soft colour palette - floss, pale blue, sage and cloud. It's the perfect linen range for balmy summer nights... with a perfect lived in and relaxed look just like linen but with the crisp feel of cotton.

We chatted with the super talented and creative founder of In Bed Pip Vassett, about her top tips for summer bed styling!

 

1 -

"For summer I really love to style my bed in soft, pastel colours rather than any colours that are too dark or heavy. I guess to emulate that breezy summer vibe indoors!"

2 -

"I also really like to mix a few complimentary colours together as well rather than just having one block colour for the whole bed, it's a little more fun and I think summer is the time of year to be a little more playful. Our cotton range is great for this as all the pastels work beautifully together so it's really easy to mix and match."

3 -

"I'm not big on heavy layers for summer so I'll often just use an untucked flat sheet as a bed cover, ditching the duvet on those especially hot days."

 
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