Interiors
Five hidden gems across Brisbane every interior-design lover should know
Design

Five hidden gems across Brisbane every interior-design lover should know

In the last few years, the Brisbane food scene has spread far beyond the inner-city. From the bayside haunt of Wynnum to the urban enclave of Milton, you’ll find supremely chic cafes and restaurants scattered across Brisbane suburbs. We’ve rounded up the five hidden gem venues every design lover should know that are serving up delicious interiors in unlikely places. more

Interiors
Delicious design – five chic venues with interiors as fetching as the fare
Design

Delicious design – five chic venues with interiors as fetching as the fare

True epicurean enthusiasts know that nothing pairs better with delicious dishes and good company than a beautiful space. Considered design, refined details and awe-inspiring ambience are what separate good restaurants from great ones. For fans of finer-things, we’ve rounded up a few expertly designed restaurants and bars across Brisbane that offer sumptuous surrounds in which to dine – and find your next Instagram upload. more

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Bookings for Sandstone Point Holiday Resort's overwater villas are set to open soon
Design

Bookings for Sandstone Point Holiday Resort’s overwater villas are set to open soon

A stone's throw from Bribie Island's white sandy beaches and the iconic Sandstone Point Hotel lies BIG4 Sandstone Point Holiday Resort. Coined as a 'coastal home away from home', this family favourite boasts stellar camping, glamping and caravanning facilities. With safari tents and luxury villas aplenty, the resort will soon add to its offering in the form of a swimmable dam fringed by six overwater villas. Our lake house getaway dreams are about to come true! more


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Take a peek at the designs for the new-look Post Office Square
Design

Take a peek at the designs for the new-look Post Office Square

One of Brisbane City's busiest lunch hubs, Post Office Square, is undergoing an exciting redevelopment. The multimillion-dollar revitalisation project will look to enhance the precinct's connectivity and accessibility, with a nature-inspired design scheme injecting a dose of green into the underground hub's aesthetic. more

Architecture
Small but mighty fine – Tiny Away has launched new Queensland tiny houses
Design

Small but mighty fine – Tiny Away has launched new Queensland tiny houses

We've already rolled into September and this year shows no sign of slowing down. If you're keen to steady the pace and unwind amidst natural surroundings, we know just the solution – Tiny Away's tiny houses! These adorable short-stay accommodation spots are set on private land in rural and regional locations, with a new series of houses just launched across Queensland. From the Gold Coast hinterland and Gladstone to the Sunshine Coast hinterland and the Fraser Coast, here are some of the new getaways where you can disconnect from the rat race and reconnect with nature ... more

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Say salutations to Sun Ranch, a 1970s Cali-inspired estate nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland
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Say salutations to Sun Ranch, a 1970s Cali-inspired estate nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland

Those who wish to escape the 9-5 hustle culture and transport themselves into a tranquil paradise where adventure is aplenty should familiarise themselves with Sun Ranch, a newly open 55-acre coastal estate nestled in the Byron Bay hinterland. It's here where you can check in to a 70-style Californian ranch house where you can enjoy total privacy, incredible onsite experiences (hello, horse riding) and spellbinding retro-inspired hotel living. more

Interiors
Cult homewares brand Fazeek brings its colourful and curvy signature style to a new ceramics and cutlery collection
Design

Cult homewares brand Fazeek brings its colourful and curvy signature style to a new ceramics and cutlery collection

We all know Melbourne-based brand Fazeek for its vibrant and curvy glass vessels, which have been making waves (quite literally) in Australia's homewares scene since its arrival in 2017. Now, the cult-favourite brand is adding to its beloved wavy-edged drinking, dining and homewares range with a new drop of colourful, crinkle-cut ceramics and curly cutlery. These super-cute ceramics are hitting shelves next month, so keep reading for all of the details ... more

Property
Station Square, a newly proposed $1.2-billion development, is looking to give Stanley Street some shine
Design

Station Square, a newly proposed $1.2-billion development, is looking to give Stanley Street some shine

From now until 2032, Brisbane's cityscape is set to change considerably. Station Square, a world-class, mixed-use development project proposed for Woolloongabba, could potentially add an exciting new dynamic to the area in time for the Olympics. If approved, Station Square will see a heritage-listed pub restored alongside a suite of new residential and commercial amenities. more

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Discover the allure of the Allere Collection – West Village's newest vertical community from Sekisui House
Design

Discover the allure of the Allere Collection – West Village’s newest vertical community from Sekisui House

When it comes to luxury living, West Village has it all. With an abundance of eateries, lush green spaces, amenities to boot and its very own Harris Farm Markets, it is no wonder West Village has quickly become one of Brisbane’s most desirable precincts to live in. The West End lifestyle hub’s latest residential offering, the Allere Collection, has taken the design world by storm, featuring two distinctly different vertical communities, Uno and Duo. The Allere Collection offers residents an opportunity to join a connected, social and vibrant community where homes are designed to wear in, not out. more

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The team behind Raes on Wategos to open The Bonobo by Raes, the holiday home of your dreams
Design

The team behind Raes on Wategos to open The Bonobo by Raes, the holiday home of your dreams

If you've ever been lucky enough to stay at Raes on Wategos in Byron Bay or even stumbled upon the dreamy locale on a beach trip, you're well aware of how undeniably spectacular of a spot it is. The team behind the exclusive boutique retreat are set to spread the magic even further into the heart of Byron Bay with an entirely new concept called The Bonobo by Raes. Touted as 'where imagination, luxury and architecture combine to create an entirely new lifestyle concept', these luxe hotel-apartments will soon become the new place to stay and play in Byron Bay. more

Architecture
West Village unveils its sustainability-focused commercial development, Greenhouse
Design

West Village unveils its sustainability-focused commercial development, Greenhouse

Despite our green-hued childhood friend Kermit the Frog singing ‘it’s not easy being green’, there are a plethora of companies, projects and initiatives proving that it's a lot easier than we think. The arrival of West Village’s newest commercial building Greenhouse does just that, providing a community-driven and sustainability focused office space that increases the overall wellness of its employees, while decreasing the impact on the environment around them. This awe-inspiring project by Sekisui House Australia is now open, with its visionary design attracting a bounty of tenants. Take a peek inside (and outside) the lush, leaf-laden building ... more