Lara Scolari in her studio

Buyer's Guide: Navigating Commissions

When it comes to commissioning original artworks, communication is key. Briony Downes talks us through the process.
Artwork by Adele Naidoo, styling by Julia Green

Expert Eye: Fields of Colour

Stylist Julia Green shares her expert tips for turning your living room into an enticing art jungle.
In Armadale House, a collection heavy with Indigenous art is met with lush textures and custom furniture.

Project Sheet: First Instincts

Designer Simone Haag trusted her intuition to decorate this Melbourne home filled with Indigenous art, custom-made furniture and doses of personality.
In the kitchen, the industrial palette of the pacific marble island bench and David Groppi pendant light is o set by the colour pop of the Raf Simons love seat.

Project Sheet: Sanctuary Above the Trees

Arent&Pyke create an elevated sanctuary filled with pastel tones, personal touches, and a sizeable collection of Australian and Korean art.
As its name would suggest, Palm Beach evokes a tranquil home-away-from-home atmosphere.

Project Sheet: Paris by the Sea

Palm Beach House matches a minimalist French aesthetic with an art collection that expresses fun, youthfulness, and a passion for craftsmanship.
SJB director of interiors, Andrew Parr, has a penchant for bold pieces. Here, he stands in front of Hazel Dooney’s Dangerous Career Babe – The Terrorist.

Living/Loving: Clash of the Walls

High contrast, pops of colour and large-scale artworks invigorate the interiors of Andrew Parr’s residence.
Real gold is liquified and painted onto Vipoo’s ceramic creations.