Furniture can be viewed simply as something that we require for comfort and even beauty. But what happens when a designer contemplates furniture that takes us beyond the physical realm, drawing us into a single transient moment?
Multi-award winning Landscape Designer and Managing Director of Rolling Stone Landscapes, Dean Herald, speaks about his success in the industry and offers insight into the design process through a waterfront garden renovation in Sydney’s south-east.
Convert a church with a history of nearly a century into a cosy family home. This was the bold vision that Glen and Gabrielle Williams had when they came across this old church in an inner suburb of Brisbane. Over a year on, the heritage-listed building is just that, home to the couple and their children, Sam and Georgia, and their two dogs.
Spring is the best time of year. Don’t wait until problems surface before starting to take care of your skin. Whether it be serums, creams or make up products, investing in luxury skin care products for spring will pay off. Be sure not to neglect any aspect of your skin care regime.
A perfume needs to be fresh yet sexy, bright yet warm, spicy yet soothing, bubbling yet lasting. Like a chinese ink painting, inspiring fascination through the use of different shades.
Great designers always draw inspiration from nature. Accessories inscribed with floral patterns, natural landscapes or beautiful birds exude the power of life. “Everything is spiritual” is the eternal motto ofaccessory designers.
Basic colours and strong geometric forms can work together to turn something simple into a work of art, making a minimalist yet powerful statement of character.
Natural materials are still the most popular, whether they be textile, stone or wood. They contain a beauty that is pure, one which cannot be compared to anything crafted by the hand of man.
A luxurious lifestyle calls for materials that meet a high standard, velvet is one such material. Soft velvet always partners well with neat geometric lines highlighted by flashes of metallic bling.
Having greater connection with nature in our daily life is something we all strive for. As more indoor furniture retailers enter the outdoor furniture market, the lines between indoor and outdoor furniture are becoming increasingly blurred as innovation in design and materials accelerates.
The Mbrace series combines DEDON fibre with a solid teak base, and invites the rising star of European design, Sebastian Herkner, to interpret this combination and apply a more Scandinavian feel to the DEDON design language. Mbrace faithfully follows its namesake, the chair’s extra wide back creating an especially secure, welcoming embrace.
The well-known Rossana Orlandi is considered the Anna Wintour of the interior design field and the "top talent scout" of young designers globally.
Spring is a very important season in Feng Shui. It heralds the rising of the Yang energies and sets in motion your fortunes for the coming year. If you want to improve your fortune, its time to get started now.
Are you ready to step into a new season in the workplace? Block heels are back. Paired with a smart suit, block heels lend a formidably professional air that is both confident and comfortable.
Wide leg pants are the must have item for this season. Match them with a short jacket and short heels with exposed ankles to stretch your leg lines. With the weather gradually getting warmer, a nice pair of wide leg pants keeps you stylish and chic for the beginning of the season.
Long sleeved printed dresses are currently in season. When you wear a floral print it has the effect of making you stand out amongst a hundred different flowers. Simply detailed accessories will take the look to a higher level. Don’t make it too complicated, keep the look simple and relaxed.
An easy 90 minute drive from Melbourne, Phillip Island is home to a host of natural attractions, wildlife, tempting local produce, exhilarating experiences and a wealth of accommodation options.
The Petite Malle handbags have become one of Louis Vuitton’s most distinctive products. This year’s range features strong, carved metallic elements that are reminiscent of Parisian monuments. Exquisite and elegant, it will highlight any occasion.
Tofino is a truly unforgettable place. Those who have made the journey leave with unforgettable memories of kayakers peacefully paddling the Clayoquot Sound, surfers enjoying world classwaves set against the stunning backdrop of old growth forest, crisp mornings in warm cafes, and sitting in reverence ofsunsets againts immense mountainous skylines
Sails at Lavender Bay was the venue for a celebration of the fresh new look Newland Magazine. Hosted by the magazine’s editor-in-chief Michelle Lam, business leaders from around Sydney were welcomed to the launch party.
A Chinese classical dancer transforms her craft by changing her perspective and focus to the other members of her troupe.
We’ve come a long way in terms of understanding the vital role mental health plays in raising healthy, confident and resilient daughters who are equipped to reach their potential at school and in life.