CIMF 2018 Masthead

Home Stories: Sasa Sestic

It’s always inspiring to see how our heritage influences our home décor—not just for one generation, but also for those that follow. Walking into Sasa Sestic’s home in Weston, I was immediately taken back to my childhood memories of visiting my parents’ friends, many of whom were from an eastern European background. There is a […]

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Corner of the World: Nathan Harradine-Hale

There is a voyeur in all of us. Come inside the private spaces and places of some of Canberra’s most interesting people. Nathan Harradine-Hale, @collectionsfromhim, influencer, content creator, photographer, part-time broadcaster. His name is actually Nathan Harradine-Hale, but if you listen to FM radio, or peruse Instagram, Nathanxgaga is the tag you’ll recognize for this […]

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Home Stories: Kelly Tunney

Sometimes, being a third wheel is not such a bad thing. You see, typically, our Home Stories photographer has no input into who we visit (I make those decisions, being the very important one and all of that). So, it was pretty cool to discover that our photographer Bel is quite a fan of Kelly […]

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25 ways to get a Hygge Home

/pronounced/ hue-guh A feeling of cosiness and comfort creating a sense of wellbeing, contentment, celebrating the everyday, belonging to the moment. Hygge is the Scandinavian word for a mood of cosiness and comfort, with feelings of wellness and contentment. Although there are many ways to describe Hygge, essentially it is a ritual of enjoying life’s […]

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Storage 101

On a scale of one to 10, how much of a clean freak are you? Neat and tidy doesn’t need to equal boring—we step outside the box, so to speak, showcasing clever small storage ideas for your kitchen, bathroom and office.     WORDS + STYLING BELINDA NEAME PHOTOGRAPHY TIM BEAN This article originally appeared in Magazine: […]

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Corner of the World: Phillip A. Jones

There is a voyeur in all of us. Come inside the private spaces and places of some of Canberra’s most interesting people. Phillip A. Jones, martini whisperer, spirit consultant, national tourism judge Phillip A. Jones kicked off his career as the official “martini whisperer” one night during a tipsy tweet. He responded to a call […]

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Home Stories: Taylor Pitsilos

I have a lot of friends who are into ‘vintage’, but personally, I find it hard to clear through the clutter and define what it actually is. Some like finding pieces in garage sales that look like they were salvaged from the Titanic, some get into the popular Rockabilly trend and others inherit Grandma’s old […]

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Bland banned at Matt Blatt

Autumn might be getting chilly, but that’s just more reason to stay inside, pour a cup of something hot and cuddle up in your favourite room. If, however, that space is looking a little lacklustre, it could be time for a new addition. Whether you’re seeking a statement piece or ready to take the plunge […]

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Corner of the World: Daryl Karp

There is a voyeur in all of us. Come inside the private spaces and places of some of Canberra’s most interesting people. Daryl Karp, Director of the Museum of Australian Democracy, media and cultural industry veteran. is a Sydney-sider living and working in Canberra for the past five years. Daryl Karp has an enviable CV, […]

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Test of Time: The Oliphant Home

In the first of a three-part series, we go inside Canberra homes spanning the best part of a century. Creating a family home is, for any architect, a labour of both love and professional pride. But for Steven Cetrtek, there was an added layer of complexity as he restored and remade an original Ken Oliphant-designed home—adding a modern wing to a […]

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