belynda henry exhibition opening

On Wednesday I will be opening the 20th exhibition of artist Belynda Henry "Colour My World" at Richard Martin Art gallery in Woollahra. During a preview I was drawn to her sculptures, which are 3D models of the trees and landscapes she paints. The opening night is from 6pm to 8pm - come along, otherwise enjoy her Daily Imprint interview.

images courtesy of belynda henry and richard martin art

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Kelly Wearstler for Harper's BAZAAR

One of the highlights of this past year has been the opportunity to not only visit the Beverly Hills home of Kelly Wearstler, but also to meet a living icon of interior design. Walking around the 3650-square-metre estate was a slightly surreal experience - like being on a film set or, quite literally, within the pages of her books Domicilium Decoratus, Modern Glamour or Hue. But, as I wrote in the...

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country style cover

It all started with a friend's holiday shack. I was staying there over the summer holidays. Resting. Reviving. Renewing myself ahead of the new year. Every day, sometimes many times over, I walked along a bush track to an isolated beach. On this journey I passed a little white cottage and every time I had to slow down to admire its charm and poise. I could see the outlines of a towering bookcase...

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coffee table idea

I got a surprise when I opened the latest issue of real living magazine. It included a shot from a shoot that I did earlier in the year. The idea was to use a lamp shade as the base for a coffee table and top it with a piece of painted MDF, cut to size. The project is in the October 2011 issue.

image courtesy of real living (photography: chris warnes; styling natalie walton)

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writer miranda darling

A highlight of this past year has been producing some features for Harper's Bazaar, and its "A Fashionable Life" series. One of the first shoots I did was with writer Miranda Darling and her husband, architect Nick Tobias.

Miranda is one of those wonderful people who is full of surprises. She began her adult life working as a fashion model in London, Milan and Tokyo while living in Paris. She then...

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fabric ideas for spring

A little while ago I wrote about meeting and working with photographer Todd Sutherland. I can now share the images we created together. It was for the decorating feature in the September issue of Marie Claire, which is on sale now.

The brief was "fabric" with a focus on spring. 101 Ideas is a regular section in the magazine, and each month it comprises two spreads with five shots in each. They...

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sneak peek: shopping secrets article

A couple of months ago I was approached by the(sydney)magazine to provide a list of my shopping secrets for homewares stores as part of an "expert panel". Today I got a sneak peek at the finished article, which I'm now sharing an excerpt with you. The full feature appears in tomorrow's edition of The Sydney Morning Herald. The August issue of the(sydney)magazineis dedicated to homes - so I'm...

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