Middletown Cafe - Dulux Colour Awards finalist

A finalist in the 2017 Dulux Colour awards, Middletown Cafe is the embodiment of refined style and thoughtful consideration...

Print by George debuts new collection

As a long time fan of Georgina Skinner’s photography and no stranger to HSJ readers, I’m thrilled to introduce...

2017 Dulux Colour Awards Finalists

In another record-breaking year, 286 entries have been reviewed for the 2017 Dulux Colour Awards, narrowing the field down...

A nautical styled boys room

Cute and fun were top of Julie Stuart’s wish list when creating a nautical styled boys room for son...

At Home with Ryan and Lauren part two

Sundays are ideal for slow living, lazy lie in’s and unwinding at home.  What better day then to share...
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Middletown Cafe - Dulux Colour Awards finalist
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Print by George debuts new collection
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2017 Dulux Colour Awards Finalists
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A nautical styled boys room
At home with
At Home with Ryan and Lauren part two
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Meet Freestand

Launched in April 2015, Freestand is the creative genius of Simon and Sophie Turner.  Together they create handmade industrial pot plant stands for plant lovers and bespoke pieces made to order. When Sophie recently got together with the talented Rachel Dobbs…

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Global Baby

What started as a search for a small business for new mum Anita lead to the creation of beautiful little things for beautiful little people. Anita Affleck, owner and director of Global Baby believes having a baby doesn’t mean loosing your…

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Ogrady House

Ogrady House, a double fronted Edwardian terrace home in Melbourne, Australia cleverly uses volumes and forms to conceal and reveal views. Designed by Whiting Architecture and Interior, Creative Director, Carole Whiting, had the pleasure of any interior designer, to design and work…

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About Thyme

In the summer of 2014 shortly before Christmas, a black 20-foot shipping container opened its bi-fold doors on the shorefront of Riversdale Beach. Providing a relaxing retreat for locals and holiday-makers, About Thyme coffee shop sits perched only a stones throw…

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My hanging chair

Birthday’s are a pretty special affair in our house and last month I celebrated turning another year older.  This year I was genuinely surprised by hubby and the boys when they gifted me the one thing that’s been on my…

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Courtyard House

Situated between an old Victorian house and an oversized South Yarra residence, sits the small and unassuming Courtyard House. Step inside the home however and you immediately feel the sense of vastness and length of the space.  The result is…

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Henry + Co

In a creative studio located in Tauranga, a clever small business is creating beautiful everyday textiles. With fresh, bright and bold screen printing, Henry + Co is all about injecting fun and colour into your home, with their range of bed linen…

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Love your home

Before the Christmas break I started thinking about the idea to live more simply. At a time of year when it’s non stop chaos, slowing down was clearly what I was longing for.  The holidays are the perfect time to…

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