Architecture
Queensland Theatre lifts the curtain on brand-new performance space Bille Brown Theatre
Design

Queensland Theatre lifts the curtain on brand-new performance space Bille Brown Theatre

When it comes to names that foster the true spirit of homegrown creatives, Queensland Theatre is right up there with the best. As Australia’s third-largest theatre company, it makes sense that its productions should have a home that is worthy of both their greatness and cultural significance. After a careful incubation period, Queensland Theatre is proud to lift the curtain on its brand-new performance space that is all its own – welcome to the Bille Brown Theatre. more

Product
Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles
Design

Illuminate your dark side with cruelty free Nocturna candles

Let’s be honest – there’s something pretty damn seductive about the dark side. From the chic aesthetic to the mysterious aura that surrounds darkness, it is often its contrast to the light that makes it even more beautiful – it’s all about balance, right? Brisbane-based brand Nocturna has channelled this energy into its range of stunning luxury candles, using the beauty of nature and the mystery of night as its muse. more

Play
Anticipated luxury hotel The Calile opens on James Street
Design

Anticipated luxury hotel The Calile opens on James Street

Ever since the first details of The Calile emerged, we’ve been daydreaming of enjoying its Hollywood-style extravagances – afternoons lounging by the pool, exquisite food and unbeatable comfort. As of today, Thursday September 27, The Calile is officially open for business. This new James Street icon is reportedly set to redefine lavishness, with a design aesthetic that positions The Calile as a veritable oasis in the heart of Brisbane’s bustling inner suburbs. more

Property
A multi-hectare development is set to revitalise Albion
Design

A multi-hectare development is set to revitalise Albion

There are some very exciting wheels turning in relation to the upgrades at Albion Station. Following an agreement signed by the Queensland Government and Geon Property back in March this year, the developers have proposed a massive four-hectare, ten-stage transit-oriented development project that will include not only the train station but also some key surrounding areas. more


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Rachel Burke
It’s been so amazing to send my tinsel creations all over the world and have people integrate them into their performances, celebrations, or just daily life ... ~ Rachel Burke more
Interiors
Aesop makes a first foray into homewares with its brass oil burner
Design

Aesop makes a first foray into homewares with its brass oil burner

The Aesop brand is one synonymous with style and simplicity. The hair, skin and body expert has been meticulously crafting cult products since 1987, gaining a solid reputation both here at home in Australia and all around the world. Up until now, the brand’s reach has been strictly within the realm of beauty products – but this is all about to change with the launch of its first-ever homewares product. more

Property
Catch a first glimpse of the opulent new Emporium Hotel South Bank
Design

Catch a first glimpse of the opulent new Emporium Hotel South Bank

Since it was announced that luxury boutique outfit Emporium Hotels would be opening its new flagship at South Bank, we’ve been waiting with bated breath to see just how fine and fancy the new digs would be. Well, the wait is very nearly over – and we’ve been given a little sneak peek of what to expect when the doors open to the public. more

Interiors
Sheets on the Line sets up its dreamy new digs on James Street
Design

Sheets on the Line sets up its dreamy new digs on James Street

If you grew up in this sunburnt country, odds are you would have memories of a freshly washed set of sheets hanging on the line – as well as the visual of the crisp fabric flowing in the wind, one of the most intoxicating elements of this age-old scenario is the scent. Can you think of anything dreamier? The legends at Sheets on the Line have built a linen empire inspired by this very reminiscence, and their latest bricks-and-mortar location brings the goods in spades. more

Product
My neck, my back – C-Rest is the affordable solution to your tension woes
Design

My neck, my back – C-Rest is the affordable solution to your tension woes

As card-carrying members of the desk-bound generation, most of us have at least mild neck and back issues – hey, it comes with the territory of office life. If you’re the sort of person who is putting your physio’s kids through uni due to your frequent visits, we’ve found something that might ease the strain (literally). The C-Rest is a quick, painless and effective tool designed to loosen up the areas that suffer the most from living la vida desk-a. more

Architecture
Howard Smith Wharves announces Howard’s Hall as its key events space
Design

Howard Smith Wharves announces Howard’s Hall as its key events space

Folks, we can confirm that the wheels of progress are definitely in motion down at Howard Street Wharves. The mammoth new precinct has been a long time in the making but when you see what’s in store, you will understand the wait – there are some seriously impressive things happening at the new lifestyle destination. Following announcements of world-class dining and cutting-edge waterfront bars, Howard Smith Wharves has revealed details of its key events space Howard’s Hall set to open in November. more

Product
Turner + Turner's stunning sustainable homewares showcase the natural beauty of timber
Design

Turner + Turner’s stunning sustainable homewares showcase the natural beauty of timber

When you look at a perfectly crafted piece of woodwork, it can be easy to forget what it started out as. Odds are you’ve eaten a delicious piece of cheese off a wooden serving platter without giving much thought to its origins, but it’s Turner + Turner’s business to know these things. The West Australian homewares company is shining a light of the natural beauty of its source material, all while paying the utmost respect to the environment from which it comes. more

Property
Pradella unveils the first details of new West End precinct Montague Markets
Design

Pradella unveils the first details of new West End precinct Montague Markets

Since earning development approval in 2017, property developer Pradella has been putting the pieces in place for its forthcoming multi-faceted project in West End. The first renders and details for Montague Markets have been revealed, offering up information on what to expect from the riverside shopping, dining, office and residential precinct that will commence construction later this year. more