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Paul Davies’ Paintings Capture The Essence Of Iconic Modernist Architecture

Paul Davies’ Paintings Capture The Essence Of Iconic Modernist Architecture

Art

Sasha Gattermayr

Paintings by Paul Davies for his solo exhibition ‘Space Displaced’, showing online from October 13th – 31st at Sophie Gannon Gallery. Photo – courtesy of Sophie Gannon.

Built Facade in Yellow, 2020. 122 x 92cm

Built Facade in Blue, 2020. 122 x 92cm

Built Facade with Chairs, 2020. 122 x 92cm

Photo – Gary Heery.

Built Facade in Blue Forest, 2020. 122 x 92cm

Built Facade Fade, 2020. 122 x 92cm

Built Facade in Pink, 2020. 122 x 92cm

Artist Paul Davies lives in a house inspired by one of his own paintings. Usually it’s the other way around: iconic modernist homes inspire Paul’s work. But in this case, his mother-in-law was so enamoured with a piece he gifted her depicting the silhouette of a modernist house, she designed her beach house (brought to life

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A Fragrant, Inner-City Garden Rejuvenates This Heritage Home

A Fragrant, Inner-City Garden Rejuvenates This Heritage Home

Gardens

Sasha Gattermayr

Fiandre Urban White Porcelain paving stones from Artedomus. Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

This garden displays an exemplary indoor-outdoor transition. Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Boston Ivy creeps up the outside wall to create a lush green layer behind the concrete bench. Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Inside and outside fuse perfectly in this concrete nook. Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea Lambos.

Exterior painted in Dulux Monument and Shale Grey shades. Photo – Derek Swalwell. Styling – Bea

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These Are The Very Best Of Australia’s Handcrafters and Makers!

These Are The Very Best Of Australia’s Handcrafters and Makers!

TDF Design Awards

Lucy Feagins

Liam Fleming, Graft Vase Series. Photo – Grant Hancock. Siân Boucherd, Oyster Shell. Photo – Yvonne Doherty.

Liam Fleming, Graft Vase Series

Though appearing separate, each mould-blown elements of these cubic glass vases is actually a distinct part,  fused with another to create a single, stacked body. To make these asymmetrical, geometric pieces, Liam Fleming uses the traditional incalmo (meaning ‘graft’ in a Venetian dialect) technique, wherein two or more elements made of different coloured glass are melded together to create one solid vessel. This process allow Liam to experiment with colour combinations in a contemporary composition, while still retaining a continuous form.

Liam draws on the colour theories of twentieth century artists Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Piet Mondrian to explore how colour and form can aesthetically express the tempo of music.

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The Ultimate Guide To Ensuring Your Houseplants Thrive

The Ultimate Guide To Ensuring Your Houseplants Thrive

In Print

Sophia Kaplan + Lauren Camilleri

Plantopedia, published by Smith Street Books. Photo – Simon & Schuster.

Albo variegatum in pot. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Authors Sophia Kaplan and Lauren Camilleri of Leaf Supply. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Clapton Tram Shed in London is a green wonderland. Photo – Anna Batchelor.

A decadent pot plant makes all kind of flourishes! Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Wild and thriving. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Lauren in the greenhouse. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Sophia tends to a wax plant. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Spotty and filled with personality! Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Hanging plants put greenery at different heights throughout your home. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Just. because they’re indoor plants doesn’t mean they have to be small. Photo – Jacqui Turk.

Lauren

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A Day In The Life Of Australian Fashion Icon, Lee Mathews

A Day In The Life Of Australian Fashion Icon, Lee Mathews

A Day In The Life

Sasha Gattermayr

Lee spends the morning at her STUNNING home in Balmain. Photo – Alisha Gore for The Design Files.

The mornings are usually meetings of some sort to talk about a collection, fabrics, plans, and or shoots.Photo – Alisha Gore for The Design Files.

Ted the corgi walks with Lee into the office! Photo – Alisha Gore for The Design Files.

The cavernous LM HQ in Leichhardt. Photo – Alisha Gore for The Design Files.

‘There are always so many questions to answer as soon as I walk through the door,’ Lee says of her typical day. Photo – Alisha Gore for The Design Files.

After getting in at 9am, Lee gets to work on upcoming collections. Photo – Alisha Gore for The Design Files.

THIS is where the magic happens. Photo –

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