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Bonnet DRAMA
Maz Romandini (pictured) is a rev-head who always aspired to own her own V8 muscle car. While many girls were scribbling boys’ names on their books, Maz was drawing Ford Falcon GT emblems to represent her own object of desire. Now, the Melbourne moth
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This Is The Life
Better use of space has meant the whole house is in constant use, especially with the steady flow of visiting friends and family. “We don’t save any spaces for formal occasions,” says Judi. She can’t fault the final result: “The revamped kitchen, lau
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Ask An Expert SHINING STARS
This year, the festive season will be marked by celebrations close to home. Embrace a truly Australian Christmas with a fresh, summer menu and a table setting inspired by nature. If space allows, an alfresco setting with lanterns and fairy lights bri
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Festive Style
1 Ceramic table lamp, $360, Domo. 2 Sertnight limited-edition photo print by Benjamin Everett, $699, Lumas Gallery. 3 KitchenAid ‘Artisan’ stand mixer, $749, Harvey Norman. 4 Primula wallpaper, $77/m, Quercus & Co. Custom bedside table. Norman table
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2020 Revision
After a year like no other, we asked leaders and tastemakers in a range of fields to reflect on the lessons they’ve learned, and share their hopes for summer and the year beyond. ■
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Personal BEST
Having made the decision to knock down the less-than-perfect home on their completely perfect Gold Coast block, homeowners Kate and Matt knew who to call. Melbourne interior designer Katie Sargent has known Kate for as long as she can remember. “We’r
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Gladys Berejiklian
THE GREATEST CHALLENGE OF 2020? Managing the trauma and stress people have gone through. I needed to make sure people were getting the information they needed, in the most direct and simple way. UNEXPECTED HIGHLIGHTS? I love the way everyone has ral
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This Is The Life
Homeowner Kate and interior designer Katie have known each other for most of their lives, so the fact they live in different states was no impediment to them working together. “Katie gave us the confidence to be brave with our design decisions, for e
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Ronni Kahn
THE GREATEST CHALLENGE OF 2020? Continuing to provide our services to those who need it most, with fluctuating food supply. And keeping OzHarvest staff employed UNEXPECTED POSITIVES? The extraordinary opportunity to get real and realise how much stu
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Festive Style
1 Ashburn seagrass pendant light, $4860, Boyd Blue. 2 Plaited rattan mirror, $159, Love Tree Interiors. 3 Australian House & Garden mangowood accent table, $199, Myer. 4 James Hardie ‘Linea’ cladding, painted Porter’s Paints Dusty Mule. 5 De’Longhi ‘
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Michael Brand & Tina Gomes Brand
THE GREATEST CHALLENGES OF 2020? Michael: Keeping the art gallery connected with our public during the initial lockdown, and then opening back up with COVID-19 restrictions. Tina: Maintaining a positive attitude; supporting family and friends in enfo
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Living Colour
Sydney interior designer Cameron Kimber is well known for his refined and elegantly tonal schemes. So it is something of a surprise to see the bursts of exuberant primary colours splashed around this beachside weekender that he recently completed for
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Nicole Byers & Tom Moore
THE GREATEST CHALLENGE OF 2020? Nicole: Producing a magazine while the entire team, and all the subjects of our stories, were in isolation or working from home. On a personal level, Tom and I found it challenging guiding Ellery, our sensitive five-
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Festive Style
1 Stanford, Five limited-edition art print by Pep Ventosa, $1399, Lumas Gallery. 2 Pop double gourd table lamp, $829, Bragg & Co. 3 Custom armchairs in Schumacher ‘Arbre Chinois’ fabric. 4 Tonic ‘Halfmoon’ cosmetic bag, $39.95, Bed Bath N’ Table. 5 L
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Editor’s Letter
Because I’m happy… Clap along if you feel like that’s what you want to do… It’s a few years old now but Pharrell Williams’ joyous anthem keeps playing in my head as I look at this gorgeous December issue. I had goosebumps reading the completed pages.
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Alexandra & Genevieve Smart
THE GREATEST CHALLENGES OF 2020? Alexandra: Managing family and work life, and keeping both rolling forward. Genevieve: Yes, keeping the business, family life and creativity thriving in such uncertain times was often overwhelming. But the challenges
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Home On The Range
At a Spanish-style finca in the hinterland of Byron Bay, NSW, lives a chestnut-coloured Hungarian vizsla called Ranger. Aptly named and suitably hued for the earthy Australian terrain, the two-year-old pup guards The Range, home to Emma and Tom Lane
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Tanya’s Top Five
Blue interior painting by John Bokor, $11,900, King Street Gallery on William; kingstreetgallery.com.au. Aganice Aromatique vegan-friendly candle in ceramic holder, $135, Aesop; aesop.com.au. Chanel No 5 eau de parfum spray, $240/100ml, Myer; myer.
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Christine Anu
THE GREATEST CHALLENGE OF 2020? To try and stay positive in this unknown world. In the entertainment industry, working from home means changing up everything you do. With no audiences you have to reinvent yourself in a way. UNEXPECTED HIGHLIGHTS? Ha
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This Is The Life
With its gentle flow from indoors to out, tranquil water views and profusion of lively colours and fabrics, this house is the perfect weekender, ideal for taking in all the beachside location has to offer. As all good beach houses do, it offers the o
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Australian House & Garden
Editor in chief Tanya Buchanan Creative director Antonietta Panuccio Deputy editor Elizabeth Wilson Interiors editor Kate Nixon Senior features editor Sarah Pickette Content/production editor Tamarah Pienaar Homes group coordinators Sara
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David Caon & Jeramie Hotz
THE GREATEST CHALLENGE OF 2020? David: Maintaining our momentum and keeping our studio team and our colleagues engaged. There has been a lot to navigate in a business sense, but luckily we’ve had a great team guiding us through. UNEXPECTED HIGHLIGHT
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Revival Story
Melbourne couple Lucy and Andy Bowen know a rare gem when they see it. When they bought their 1930s home three years ago it had lost its original lustre, but they knew it would polish up brilliantly as a family home for themselves and their three you
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Top 50 rooms
Top 50 Rooms celebrates the beauty, quality and creativity in Australian interiors today. Entries close Friday, January 29, 2021 with the best 50 projects to appear in H&G’s April 2021 issue. Send in high-resolution images (jpg or tiff) of the room/s
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Wedded BLISS
Living in the outer-Sydney township of Windsor, on the Hawkesbury River, is the best of both worlds, say homeowners Sarah and Cath. “You always feel like you’re on holidays,” says Sarah. “We have all the facilities we need nearby, and it’s close to t
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Feature Plants
Olive (Olea europaea) Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba) Smaragd conifer (Thuja occidentalis ‘Smaragd’) Pleached fig (Ficus ‘Flash’) Korean box (Buxus microphylla var. microphylla) English box (Buxus sempervirens) English lavender (Lavandula angustifol
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H&G Social
Clean-lined design and luxe textures found fans on Facebook, a Perth cottage won the hearts of Instagrammers, while Pinners took a shine to the thoughtful revamp of a Sydney bungalow. Facebook facebook.com/ australianhouseandgarden Highlights fro
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Festive Style
1 Arch wall mirror, $899, House of Orange. 2 Margo limited-edition art print, $400 (unframed), Vynka Hallam. 3 Iveta bedhead, $590 (single), Inartisan. Venice Sunset Skater 3 photo print, from $195, Camilo O. Desert Palm framed print, $429, Oz Design
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French Connection
Yantaringa, which translates as ‘house on top of a hill’, has lovely views down over steeply sloping paddocks, where wood ducks paddle on the dam and a few errant rabbits frolic in the grass. It’s a fairly common view for a historic Adelaide Hills ho
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YOUR H&G
Caroline Plant, Aldgate, SA Reading the Living the Dream issue (November) over the recent long weekend, I found the perfect design (curved!) for my new kitchen bench in the stunning Sydney home designed by Romy Alwill (Good Neighbours). There were a
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