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AN ARTFUL LIFE

AN ARTFUL LIFE

INTERVIEW WITH MARY BROWN Artist, Curator and EducatorBy Kate St James Mary Brown in her sitting room/library Mary Brown has been an inspirational art and design educator throughout her life, including teaching Catherine Whitting and Greg Natale (and countless current...

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Women of Influence

Women of Influence

Words Catherine Whitting Photography Marian Riabic My mother Barbara, former adult educator in grooming and deportment, national training and development manager and now Nanna extraordinaire to five grandchildren  adores anything in a soft serene skin-deep blush...

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ECO CENTRIC

ECO CENTRIC

AN ECO-FRIENDLY HOME THAT TICKS ALL THE BOXES The Hazelbrook is an environmentally friendly master built four-bedroom home that is hi-tech, stylish and comfortable. It features state of the art mechanical ventilation with a heat recovery unit, double glazed windows,...

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House to HOME

House to HOME

Entertainer's Delight  " When you walk into a room and smile each time you know the journey has been worth it. Watching the creative process that is SJW was magical. Their talent, passion and vision has given us a home that has harnessed and reflects who we are. Thank...

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How safe is your tapware?

How safe is your tapware?

HOW SAFE IS YOUR TAPWARE? Lead-free tapware review needed to address consumer concerns Recently there has again been media coverage of lead in Australian (and the world’s) tapware. This is a major concern to everyone, especially parents of young children.  Rightly so....

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BEST OF HOUZZ 2017

BEST OF HOUZZ 2017

This week we are delighted to find we've been featured as a Winner for Best of Houzz Service for 2017.    #BestOfHouzz As 2017 kicks off, we're excited to have some fabulous projects on the drawing boards and also looking forward to developing our Australian...

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A POINT OF VIEW

Sydney Home Show 2016 By Allie Legge Mustard yellow, natural greens, exotic blues, deep turquoise and shadows that were reminiscent of the afternoon summer sun creating silhouettes through thick eucalypt leaves – and there, as a backdrop, a beacon of light, the Sydney...

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Colour – Making a World of Difference

Recently we exhibited at the Sydney Home Show at Olympic Park in the Colour Your World precinct.  We took up this opportunity as we believe that colour plays such an important part in creating beautiful interiors, although so many are afraid to use colour, and wanted...

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Designing for a global market

St James Whitting was recently invited by global partnership VIDA to become one of its featured artists.  VIDA is a social enterprise company; a collaboration between designers and makers around the world that create beautiful products that are original and...

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Eden Unearthed

'Ecomania' by Catherine Whitting and Kate St James Envisage a garden reimagined and transformed into a magical wonderland...Join us to celebrate the launch of the inaugural Eden Unearthed Art in the Gardens exhibition on 12th October from 6 - 8pm. Read more about Eden...

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KITCHEN DESIGN

The most renovated room in the house has to be the kitchen. Gone are the days of this room serving only a functional purpose; it’s now a social hub for family and guests and can even be used as a home office, homework centre and well just about any other purpose where...

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SOFA SO GOOD!

SOFA SO GOOD! Choosing a sofa (or settee or lounge or whatever you like to call it) is a big decision – in size, dollars and design! Comfort must come first and then style but also size, fabric, warranty and longevity of the product....

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DESIGN TOURS

Announcing our next Shop the Showrooms Design Tour!  Join Kate & Catherine on Friday 14th October Come with us for a full day to source quality, eco products for your home at Sydney's wholesale trade rooms that are accessible ONLY with an interior designer ! Bring...

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monochrome mania

monochrome mania

Monochromatic colour schemes are popular due to their ease of execution; there's not too much to think about and when you use the one colour in its varying shades it can be easy on the eye.  Integrate the one colour with white, black or grey and you can have a simple...

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ecomania

SUSTAINABALE INTERIOR DESIGN- what is it and how do you get it? WHAT IS SUSTAINABLE INTERIOR DESIGN? Sustainable interior design is creating interiors that are made to last. Using environmentally sustainable materials and manufacturing methods that don’t impact...

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ECO MANIA

ECO MANIA

October is a busy month for St James Whitting with a trip to Manila Fame to see the work of local artisans and master craftsmen who are highly skilled in weaving, wood carving, metal forging, and other various forms of traditional crafts, along with high end work from...

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