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Klismos-Chair

Design Classic – The Klismos Chair

With origins in Ancient Greece, the Klismos chair has been a design classic for many furniture houses but has had a resurgence in the past few years. The Klismos shape… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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Saintly Design: London

On my recent travels back to Blighty, during a retail therapy London marathon, I stumbled across All Saints on Regent Street and thought is should be heralded as an iconic… Read More.

London, UK

Natalia
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Keep it Simple Stupid

Our homes should evolve and change with us. This means changing them relatively often – as we do. Pity that our salaries don’t always change as fast as our desire… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Can I have more Canvas?

If I could have a lot more canvas in my life I would. Canvas gives you that ‘I care about not wanting to care’ finish to your interior – thanks… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Bowery Lane Bicycles

For me, bicycles represent an era gone past, when life was simpler. Communities were a little smaller and commuting to work was only but a pedal away. A time when… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Sitting Pretty

There is something hopelessly beautiful about sitting in something born from utility but made with love, consideration and passion. In many ways the chair distils this best. Here is my… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Jeremy Bull
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Australian International Design Awards

The Australian International Design Awards is the nation’s most prestigious design assessment program, recognising excellence in product design and innovation since 1958. carton of cigarettes Entry opens Wednesday 1 February… Read More.

Justine
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James Perse

James Perse learnt the trade from his dad, Tommy Perse, and together they’ve been dominating the California fashion scene for over 40 years. James continues the legacy by now coining… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Design Sessions

Interior Design industry leaders Darren Palmer (Darren Palmer Interiors), Steve Cordony (Interior Design Editor Belle Magazine) & Kate St James (Managing Editor of Universal Magazines) will be speaking at the… Read More.

Syd, Australia

Justine
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Oly Concept Store – Now Open

The new Oly San Francisco concept store in Melbourne is now open on 488 Church Street Richmond.  It will house the full Oly San Francisco line of furniture and is… Read More.

Melbourne, Australia

Justine
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The Unmissable Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh

My most recent return to the motherland took me to the fabulous Hotel Missoni in Edinburgh, the debut of a series of Missoni Hotels. A lively injection of colour into… Read More.

Edinburgh, UK

Natalia
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Online Gift Store

Coco Republic has married old-world charm and new-world technology with the launch of the company’s online gift store www.cocorepublic.com.au. The virtual store, a first for Coco Republic, features exclusive, limited-edition… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Justine
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We Love the Toledo Sofa

Although I like the simplicity of using a simple fabric in a space as a base for an interior, I love the mix of materials in the Toledo Sofa. It’s… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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Picasso Exhibition – Sydney

This summer see the greatest Picasso exhibition ever come to Australia.  Some 150 paintings, drawings and sculptures will fill most of the ground floor of the Art Gallery of NSW. … Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Justine
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Le Photographe: Felix Forest

Felix is a friend of mine from France who is relatively new on the interiors photography scene but doing some great stuff. Now getting featured in many international interiors publications,… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
www.photoarchive.1stdibs.com

Mellow Yellow

Technically yellow is not that mellow. Firstly, it’s proven that infants cry more in yellow rooms. Also proven is that yellow generates muscle energy as it’s the best ‘attention getting… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Stairway to Heaven

I’m not a ‘lift’ person, I’d rather take the stairs if I have the choice – ‘good for the thighs’ my mother would say. Truth is, I like the look… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Luxurious Honey

Who would have thought that one of the world’s most famous luxury brands Louis Vuitton would be making honey?  Well they have done just that in true Louis Vuitton style.… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Justine
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Bang For Your Buck

Do you have that item in your wardrobe that just makes every outfit look a million dollars…? It could be a beautiful piece of jewelry, or that pair of shoes.… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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Punchy Pools

Here in Australia summertime means splashing and frolicking in a back yard in someone’s ‘pewwwl’. Pools can serve so many purposes to their guardians – cool respite after a bit… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Anthony
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The Best of London’s Christmas Windows

This Christmas the chilly streets of London were not frosted in the conventional manner, but with diamonds, crystals, jewel encrusted garments, dazzling furniture pieces, chandeliers and a light spattering of… Read More.

London, UK

Natalia
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