Using a palette of native plants that are capable of tolerating both strong onshore winds and clay soils, a landscape architect has shaped a garden to match its breathtaking location.
Heritage-loving renovators transformed a classic Victorian home in Melbourne, tying old and new together perfectly.
For this architect and heritage expert, renovating a Sydney terrace presented the opportunity to walk the talk – and live the dream.
Lauren Camilleri & Sophia Kaplan
A mutual love of plants led art director Lauren and florist Sophia to launch indoor plant business, Leaf Supply. They’ve since co-authored three books on plant care.
A sophisticated yet characterful interior – and an eye on the future – were key to the owner’s brief for his penthouse home.
Breath of fresh air
Moving from Hong Kong to Sydney presented quite the lifestyle shift, but the owners of this beachside property wouldn’t have it any other way.
Cleverly selected materials star in this family-friendly Sydney bathroom.
What started as a quick decorating job grew into a full-scale overhaul that saw this Sydney home embrace the potential of its lovely location.
Vive la EVOLUTION
When a landscape designer and his family decided to put down permanent roots, it was the perfect time to plant a spectacular garden.
A new layout, generous openings and a strategically placed void were key to drawing this dark, south-facing Sydney semi into the light.
By using traditional plants in unexpected ways and mixing manicured with wild elements, a Melbourne designer has produced a character-rich garden.
All Bright Now
If you need a little ray of sunshine to see you through the cooler, darker days of winter, say hello to hellebores
Built on Sydney’s north-west outskirts, this luxe resort-style home is anchored by the Australian bush.
Work Of Art
This versatile Melbourne home readily switches from a grand gallery for the owner’s paintings and sculptures to an inviting sanctuary for family life.
Dressed To Impress
Spacious and super stylish, this Brisbane home embraces an atmospheric mix of dramatic tones and earthy finishes.
Beautiful things are always on Lynda Gardener’s radar, so it’s fitting that her car is an absolute gem, writes motoring expert.
This contemporary house in regional NSW treads lightly on the landscape while making the most of its magnificent setting.
When two daughters decided to create a special multigenerational home, the garden was an all-important part of the plan.
RIVER OF DREAMS
A prime Perth site called for a luxurious yet understated home, with sublime views and family functionality high on the wish list.
A home among the spotted gums has been lovingly transformed into an exquisite boutique destination.
It’s not always easy to harmoniously combine two families’ treasures into one household, but it certainly helps when there’s an interior designer in the building...
Colour, texture and scene-stealing wallpapers are the making of this beautifully renovated 1920s family home in Sydney.
Inspired by the design of a humble woolshed, this new build in the Byron Bay hinterland beautifully balances workaday with liveable luxury to create an inviting forever home.
A different ANGLE
This light-filled home in inner Brisbane has all the hallmarks of a Queenslander – but not as you know it.
A Meal Together Is A Gift In Itself. Lovely Tableware Makes It Memorable.
ABOVE Clockwise from top left Ulani stoneware dinner plate, $12.95, Freedom. Fluted ceramic bowl, $96/set of 4, Maison et Jardin. Rock resin serving bowl in Sandalwood, $920, Dinosaur Designs. Fferone Glassware ‘May’ glass coupes, $375/pair, Becker Minty. Fluted ceramic side plate, $96/set of 4, dinner plate, $136/set of 4, and gold-finish cutlery, $119/5-piece place setting, all Maison et Jardin. Maison de Vacances linen-cotton napkin in Blanc/Kaki, $59, Polite Society.
As Good As A Holiday
Spurred on by 2020’s unexpected events, one couple took the plunge and made their ‘one-day’ tree-change to the NSW Southern Highlands. After all, there’s no time like the present...
Tree of life
Light, texture and scene-stealing vistas set a postcard-perfect scene in this stunning Sydney family home.
Tucked behind this heritage home in Sydney is an ingenious extension that serves its owners just perfectly.
SENSE OF PLACE
In the fertile sunshine Coast hinterland, a wondrous garden speaks to the ultra-modern home it surrounds while keeping in tune with the landscape beyond.
An unwavering commitment to quality and great style underpins everything this Sydney interior designer does.