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Sasha Gattermayr

Editorial Assistant

Sasha studied English at the University of Melbourne. She is a writer and editor and has worked in publishing and digital media since graduating in 2017. Her work has appeared in The Age, Man Repeller, Broadsheet Melbourne and The New York Times.

Creative People

Carving Softness From Stone With Carol Crawford

The Sydney-based sculptor guides us through her unfurling, flowering forms made from alabaster, stone, bronze and marble.
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Interiors

A Dark + Dingy Heritage Home Revamped In Contemporary Country Style

Interior designer Georgie Shepherd of GSiD transforms breathes new life into the interiors of this newly renovated pre-Federation villa in A...

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life Of Media Powerhouse And Ultimate Creative Slashie, Sophia Athas

The founder of digital marketing agency Hatrik House talks us through the ins-and-outs of running a successful business in your twenties!

On The Market

A Huge Family Warehouse Apartment In The Heart Of Richmond

At approximately 520 square metres, this out-of-this world industrial home has got to be one of the biggest warehouse conversions in Melbour...

Stays

A Mountain-Top Holiday Spot That Floats Above The Clouds

Cloud Parade is a design-led accommodation in the Blue Mountains, with truly sublime views over the national park.

Architecture

A Gentle Brutalist Masterpiece In Brisbane

The Mt Coot-Tha House by Nielsen Jenkins embraces its steep and bushy surrounds courtesy of a minimalist and raw material palette.

Shopping

Texture + Colour Galore In This Epic New Collection From Sage x Clare

The brand new Camille range is a super cute collection of over 200 pieces across homewares, bedding, apparel + kids accessories!

Furniture

A Three-In-One Design Practice From A One-Woman-Show

Furniture designer Lauren Lea Haynes creates squishy upholstered chairs, powder-coated coffee tables + limestone sculptures from her shared

On The Market

An Epic Converted Factory House In Carlton Hits The Market

A house that used to be a pub, warehouse and community centre since its construction in the 1800s is now a unique Kennedy Nolan home. And it...

Gardens

A Space-Saving Courtyard That Makes Something From Nothing

If you've ever doubted the power of good landscape design, look no further than the inspiring transformation of this residential courtyard b...

Travel

Our Guide To The Most Gorgeous Getaway In The Hunter Valley

Where to eat, sleep, visit + drink in this stretch of lush New South Wales countryside. There's more than just wine to be had!

Art

A Mother-And-Son Duo Telling Stories Of Central Queensland Through Quilts + Painting

Artist and Bidjara, Ghungalu and Garingbal man Dale Harding and his mother, renowned textile artist Kate Harding, exhibit works together for...

Architecture

Bringing A Slice Of Coastal Mid-Century Architecture Back To Life

DFJ Architects revive an original 1950s home on the Tweed Coast, now affectionately known as ‘Neal + Shirley’s’.

Stays

A Rustic Farmhouse Lodge In The Blue Mountains

TV presenter Edwina Bartholomew has transformed this rambling farm in regional NSW into 'Warramba', a stunning accommodation offering, with

Interiors

How Jess Dempsey Turned This Run-Down Edwardian Abode Into A Luxe Family Home

Fashion stylist and influencer Jess Dempsey turned a poorly renovated period home into a grand contemporary residence - with the help of int...

Gardens

An Amazingly Abundant Lawn-Free Garden

A meadow-style planting palette by Peachy Green brings beauty and wilderness to this functional family backyard in Northcote.

Shopping

Eleven Excellent Towel Brands Bringing Pattern + Personality To The Beach/Bathroom

Bath, pool and beach-friendly towels we *actually* can’t stop thinking about.

Travel

Our Guide To The Perfect Road-Trip On The NSW Central Coast

From Terrigal and Avoca beaches to the lush landscape of Bouddi National Park, here's where to eat, sleep, visit + swim!

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