est ISSUE #12 2014
Contents | Features 30 Artistic License AUSTRALIA When Jane and Simon Hayman decided to transform an old Edwardian home tucked away in a small cul-de-sac just a stone’s throw away from their favourite art galleries in Melbourne’s South Yarra, they envisaged a home that was very much a blend of their family’s lifestyle and their passion for contemporary art.
56 The Creative Thread AUSTRALIA Surrounded by warehouses and industrial progress, Tom Adair’s home that he shares with fiancé Nikki Williams and Rhodesian Ridgeback cross Sookie, stands defiantly like a rose amongst thorns in Melbourne’s Richmond. Built in the 1800’s, this compact weatherboard worker’s cottage feels a little like Dr Who’s tardis once you step inside.
66 Creative living, eating, doing space SOUTH AFRICA Thanks to the extraordinary creative talents of Helen Gibbs, this unusually adaptive space in an historic Cape Town building has found its calling. The dynamo behind internationally-recognised design brand Helon Melon has turned the space into a sublime events venue that complements her design studio and foodproduct development hub. It’s also every inch a gracious, warm and inspiring home and everyone’s invited.
Published on Jan 30, 2014