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HOME INSPIRATION

Project Sheet: Big Picture Thinking

For this residence of epic proportions to be filled with art, careful consideration, industry know-how, and a healthy dose of imagination were required. Megan Dicks and Hannah Abbott, art consultants and co-directors of OTOMYS Gallery, Melbourne, rose to the challenge. Charlotte Middleton writes.

Project Sheet: Sleeping Giant

A study in texture and light, the Casper’s House project by New Zealand design studio Dessein Parke gives new meaning to a house with a view. Maddy Matheson writes. 

Living with Art: A Fairy-tale Twist

In the Munich home of Kristina (Mia) Maria Martin, art, design and history combine with a fairy-tale ending. And the best part? It’s round. Rose of Sharon Leake writes.

Project Sheet: New York City Homecoming

This compact Manhattan apartment pays homage to its city skyline views and the owner’s artistic lineage. Pilar Mitchell writes.

Project Sheet: Between Time

The art collection residing in this home acts as a bridge between time and distant places. Pilar Mitchell talks us through its expert curation within the contemporary redesign of a Federation home.

Project Sheet: No Regrets

In this home, Sydney design studio Arent&Pyke brings the past and present together with a sense of equilibrium, all the while heroing an impressive art collection. Erin Irwin writes.

Project Sheet: La Dolce Vita

Balmoral’s Villa Carlo is a nod to Italian modernism, suffused with the distinctly contemporary flair of Daniel Boddam Studio and home to an impressive collection of Australian art. Charlotte Middleton writes.

Project Sheet: Labour of Love

This high-end bachelor pad awash with light and personality is the perfect stage for pairing art with design. Erin Irwin writes. 

ART EDIT ARTIST + EXPERT VIDEOS

STYLING TIPS

Expert Eye: Art and Wallpaper

Maximalism is making a serious come back. But how do you ensure patterned walls don’t overpower your art? New Zealand-based interior designer Evie Kemp talks us through the process.

Expert Eye: The Poetry of Space

Juliette Arent from Sydney interior design studio Arent&Pyke and Miriam Fanning from Melbourne design practice Mim Design share their tips on how to make an interior sing, and the role that art can play in the process. Penny Craswell writes.

Expert Eye: Art and Colour

Colour is deeply personal and can change how you feel within a space. Whether it is the art you bring into your home, or the walls and furniture you pair it with, how and where you add colour can be a daunting decision. Interior designer and colour expert Julia Green talks us through her top tips.

Expert Eye: In With the Old

What happens when you move into a new home but have an existing art collection? Penny Craswell chats to interior designer Kerry Phelan for her tips on how to hang old art in a new interior.