The May/June issue of Inside Out magazine is on sale now! This one's a visual celebration of "all things artistic, creative and innovative" when it comes to that special place – the home. Sounds good, right? Let's press on then.
So. What's inside?
ARTFUL DREAMING – THE GALLERY SHOP A gallery shopfront and adjoining private residence in Sydney's Charing Cross celebrates unique art with designs that bring Indigenous and modern Australia closer together in a celebration of art and all that it represents.
TAKE TO ART: A gallery of dramatic artworks form the decorative foundations of a high-style rental home in Sydney that mixes modern touches with decorative antiques and a robust contemporary art collection. On their home's eclectic aesthetic, the couple (John & Peter of Canteen Restaurant, Carriageworks) explain "We like there to be comedy in design; we don't like things to be too serious".
BRIGHT STAR – DAIMON DOWNEY: Inside Out magazine visits the home of artist and former Sneaky Sound System member Daimon Downey who confesses that anything and everything can become a canvas when his creativity sets in (friend and piano included.) This feature was styled by Mr Jason Grant. It was definitely the highlight for me! Here's a peek (taken from MJG's fab blog):
DESIGN SOLUTIONS – COLLECTED SOUL: The May/June issue of Inside Out magazine visits the swoon-worthy emporium I Like Birds in Sydney's Paddington, (which doubles as the owner's enchanting home) to find out the secrets to success when it comes to decorating with unique collections, miscellaneous objects and divine artworks.
GARDEN – COOL CLASSIC: Inside Out magazine visits the sublime Mayfield Garden, located in the Central Tablelands of NSW to admire the regal beauty and rich green hues of this English-style parkland. Now open to the public six weekends a year, this private garden oasis in Oberon can be enjoyed by all.
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