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A Journey Through The Seasons At Paul Bangay’s Monumental Private Garden

A Journey Through The Seasons At Paul Bangay’s Monumental Private Garden

Gardens

Sasha Gattermayr

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Paul Bangay’s new book ‘Stonefields: By The Seasons’ is available now!

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Photo – Simon Griffiths.

Like all good artists, a landscape designer’s own home is the perfect blank canvas to trial their new ideas. Here, they are free to experiment creatively, without briefs or restrictions. That impulse to explore never changes, even when you’re one of Australia’s leading landscape designers.

‘When I first designed the garden I wanted it to be a laboratory of all the ideas and styles I

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A Masterful Queenslander Renovation With A Next-Level Garden

A Masterful Queenslander Renovation With A Next-Level Garden

Architecture

by Amelia Barnes

Park Road House by Lineburg Wang sees the renovation of an original Brisbane Queenslander. Photo – Christopher Frederick Jones

Instead of a typical pool fence, Lineburg Wang designed a ‘net’ cast north of the house, which captures both the pool and outdoor terrace. Photos – Christopher Frederick Jones

The fineness of the repetitive steel screen and balustrade is contrasted by the solidity of the mass board-formed concrete planters that bring gardens to the elevated outdoor rooms. Photo – Christopher Frederick Jones

Concrete planters and gardens by Boss Gardenscapes soften the visual impact of this net structure, and are drawn into the house visually. Photo – Christopher Frederick Jones

The planters organise the secondary entry .Photo – Christopher Frederick Jones

The clients had lived in this home for 33 years prior to the major renovation. Photo – Christopher

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The Artists And Designers With 65,000 + Years Of Experience

The Artists And Designers With 65,000 + Years Of Experience

Point of View

Elisa Carmichael

Ngugi woman, weaver and judge of the TDF + Laminex Design Awards Handcrafted category, Elisa Carmichael. Photo – Mindi Cooke.

Projects from First Nations artists won big at the The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2020. Left: Tiwi Strong Women’s collection by North won the Textile Design category. Photo – Hilary Faye. Right: Tjunkaya Tapaya’s (of the Tjanpi Desert Weavers) ‘Tjanpi Teapot’ won the Handcrafted category. Photo – Isobel Egan.

Left: The fashion collaboration between Mangkaja Arts Centre and Gorman was shortlisted in the Textile Design category of the TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2020. Photo – Lillie Thompson. Right: The Ngyala/Together collection was a collaboration between Koskela and six Aboriginal art centres across Australia was shortlisted in the Lighting Design category.

Left: winner of the Collaboration category, ‘For Our

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An Artful Way To Live!

An Artful Way To Live!

Homes

by Lucy Feagins, Editor

Yellow sofa by Jardan. Artworks by Bradd Westmoreland, Sampson Martin, Kate Shaw, Sam Martin, Chris O’Brien, Robert Owen, Emily Ferretti.  Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Styling – Annie Portelli.

Nick Edwards and Amanda Hall in their living room. Large painting by  Emily Ferretti. Smaller painting by Tom Polo. Sculptures by Ryan Hancock and Brendan Huntley. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Styling – Annie Portelli

Art by Bradd Westmoreland, Sam Martin, Chris O’Brien, Robert Owen, Emily Ferretti. Furniture by Jardan.Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Styling – Annie Portelli.

Turnip artwork by Benjamin Armstrong. Red chair by Jardan. Sculpture by Caleb Shea. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Styling – Annie Portelli.

Hanging turnip artwork by Benjamin Armstrong. Exterior sculptures (left to right)

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WIN A Bespoke Painted Pet Portrait!

WIN A Bespoke Painted Pet Portrait!

Giveaway

by Sally Tabart

Artist Kate Sellars-Jones knows how much people love their pets – she sees it on a daily basis. A talented painter who specialises in pet portraits, it’s quite literally her job to capture this special companionship, and see these beloved animals through the eyes of their owner. Painting from a series of reference pictures, Kate will often place her subjects in a recognisable location – a favourite beach, park or home setting that holds meaning. The incredible level of detail in her oil paintings ensure that these custom pieces are destined to be keepsakes for generations to come.

In honour of all the household pets out there who’ve been keeping us company during a crazy year – we’re offering one lucky pet-lover the chance to WIN a bespoke pet portrait by Kate!

Read on for our chat with the artist

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