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In Print

A Longer Read

Design-Led Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Is Not New

Jirra Lulla Harvey - Koorie woman, First Nations business strategist, and judge of the TDF + Laminex Design Awards Collaboration category ...
Jirra Lulla Harvey

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Paul Bangay's Guide To Selecting The Right Plants For Your Garden

Advice from legendary landscape designer Paul Bangay's book 'Guide to Plants' - which has been released in an expanded tenth anniversary edi...
Paul Bangay

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A Rustic Shed Accommodation On The Victorian Surfcoast Hinterland

Lose yourself in the classic Lynda Gardener aesthetic with her new book 'Curate: Inspiration for an Individual Home' published by Hachette A...
Ali Heath


A Crash Course In Renovating Your Own Home From Top To Bottom, With BuildHer Collective

Rebeka Morgan and Kribashini Hannon of BuildHer Collective bring us a new book containing all the info you need to embark on building or ren...
Rebeka Morgan and Kribashini Hannon

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Inside The Jaw-Dropping Palm Beach Weekender Of Fashion Designer, Heidi Middleton

The founder of Sass & Bide takes us inside her palatial Palm Beach villa courtesy of 'A Room Of Her Own' - a new book by Robyn Lea, publishe...
Robyn Lea

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The Cookbook You Need For Summer Entertaining, From Melbourne’s Newest Food Writer

The Melbourne Instagram food phenomenon behind Some Things I Like To Cook is releasing the cookbook of the summer - and we can't wait to get...
Sasha Gattermayr

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The Ultimate Guide To Ensuring Your Houseplants Thrive

Sophia Kaplan + Lauren Camilleri of Leaf Supply tell you everything you need to know about house plants - from their new book 'Plantopedia'!...
Sophia Kaplan + Lauren Camilleri

Printed Matter

In Celebration Of 'The Slow Home'

A new book from interiors writer and stylist Natalie Walton tells the story of 20 different slow-living households, and their minimal, beaut...
Natalie Walton

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A New Book That Celebrates The Beauty Of The Beach Shack

Former Real Living editor Deborah Bibby takes us inside some of Australia's most loved beach shack in her new book, 'The Originals'.
Deb Bibby

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Own A Little Piece Of Ken Done!

The iconic Australian artist releases a series of four mini-books that document some of his greatest works, along with charming personal obs...
Ken Done

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'Weekends' by Kara Rosenlund, A Love Letter To Her Island Home

The celebrated photographer and stylist shares her most personal project yet, a book that documents her weekend life on Stradbroke Island, Q...

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Family, Food + Feelings Is A New Kind Of Parenting Book

Multifaceted creative Kate Berry has just released her new book chock-full of recipes, stories and everyday adventures to share with your ki...

Owning A Home

An Unconventional Path To Homeownership In Heathcote!

We share a story from Nicole Haddow's just-released book, 'Smashed Avocado, about a couple's unconventional journey to owning their first ho...
Nicole Haddow

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Australia Modern, An Architectural Legacy

From private homes to civic institutions, a new book collates 100 important examples of Australian architectural history.
Miriam McGarry

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Take A Gander At Australia's Iconic Art Deco Pubs

A new book, documenting how a nation’s love of a cold beer, led to an architectural phenomenon!
Elle Murrell

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Australian Beach Culture Laid Bare

Photojournalist Paul Blackmore’s new book, Heat, leads us into the ocean to reflect on our vital connections with the powerful yet fragile...
Elle Murrell

Tiny Homes

Meet The Australians Embracing Vanlife

Three couples take us through their mobile-home renos, plus the highs and lows of life on the road!
Elle Murrell

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A New Monograph Celebrating One Of Australia's Most Captivating Female Artists

As the new book series Mini Monographs hits shelves, we offer a look inside the first volume, honouring bold painter Del Kathryn Barton.
Sarah Darmody

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