Furniture that doubles as art, by former tradies FEARON

Furniture as art has deep roots in history. In the 60s and 70s, furniture as sculpture, or ʻfunctional art’ surged in popularity, with household objects taking on bold and playful shapes and colours that reflected elements of high and low culture. Brothers Jack and Mark Fearon, of Australian design and fabrication company, FEARON, first started […]

From Granny to Chic: A Trend That’s Taking Over

In a world that often feels dominated by sleek lines and monochromatic palettes, a new trend has quietly emerged: the patterned quilt. It’s where form meets function, adding warmth, depth, character, and a touch of nostalgia into our lives. You may have noticed that quilts, once lovingly associated with ones grandmothers’ cozy abode, have made […]

When should you repair, replace, or upgrade an air con unit? 

For most Australians, our air conditioning units are one of the most important features in our homes, keeping our air cool and dry throughout the humid summer months and warmer when the winter chills set in.   However, like all essential appliances air conditioners do not last forever. They need to be maintained and occasionally repaired, […]

Australian Interior Design Awards 2023 winners

Madeleine Blanchfield Architects have been awarded the top residential award in the 2023 Australian Interior Design Awards for Nine-Square Bondi. The project also received a Commendation for Residential Decoration and the Best of State Award for Residential Design (NSW). Nine-Square Bondi by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects A stunning home with soul and intimacy, the jury acknowledged […]

Wattyl release 500 new colours after Milan design fair

The recent Milan design fair, Salone del Mobile, confirmed what many of us have been suspecting: warm, subtle earthy hues will be adorning our homes for quite some time, and gone are the greys of the past decade.  Paint brand Wattyl are responding by releasing a whopping 500 new colours. New additions to the interiors […]

Man behind stylish Sydney bars applies magic to apartment reno

This is no ordinary warehouse apartment reno and it’s perhaps not surprising when you learn who is behind it: Jonathan Friend is the owner of JForm – the Sydney-based commercial fitout and shopfitters known for their signature designs in cafes, shops and bars. Jonathan Friend has given his Surry Hills apartment a truly unique look With a […]