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Choppers, chop-shops and coffee at Fortitude Valley's Smoked Garage
Design

Choppers, chop-shops and coffee at Fortitude Valley’s Smoked Garage

Follow the sounds of revving engines and the scent of coffee down Bridge Street and you’ll encounter one of the Valley’s best-kept secrets. Housed in a beautiful and rustic warehouse, Smoked Garage is home to one of the slickest and most stylish custom motorcycle shops in town. Even if you aren’t a rev-head, Smoked Garage offers some bona fide eye candy in the form of masterfully constructed bikes and stylish industrial architecture. more

Interiors
Sustainable sophistication is key for JD.Lee Furniture
Design

Sustainable sophistication is key for JD.Lee Furniture

We don’t often take a moment to consider the environmental impact of the furniture we acquire to adorn our house, which could be detrimental to the long term future of the planet. Thankfully, an entrepreneurial designer is addressing the issue on his own. JD.Lee Furniture creates stunning pieces that are made in a way that reduces waste from the design process through to completed construction. more

Property
The Calile set to transform James Street into bona fide luxury destination
Design

The Calile set to transform James Street into bona fide luxury destination

If you’ve pounded the pavement along James Street and wondered what the deal was with the large hole in the ground, allow us to fill you in. The Calile is a brand new luxury hotel that is set to rise above the boutiques and bars along the popular boulevard, setting a luxe standard for boutique accommodation alongside plenty of engaging retail opportunities. more


The Locals Next week: a Brisbane local

Brie Lucas
If you’re passionate about something, do it – make that move and get it started because you never know when you’ll run out of time ... ~ Brie Lucas more
Interiors
Adorn your space with swoon-worthy homewares from These Walls
Design

Adorn your space with swoon-worthy homewares from These Walls

If you’re anything like us, homewares are something to get excited about – it’s these little touches that truly add a personal feel to your space. In a market cluttered with knock-offs and mass-produced pieces, it can be hard to find items that feel truly unique. Ditching the chain store mentality for a more ethical approach is These Walls, a Burleigh Heads-based design studio that keeps things local – and the results are beautiful. more

Interiors
Source that perfect one-of-a-kind keepsake from LAKE Home Garden Gift
Design

Source that perfect one-of-a-kind keepsake from LAKE Home Garden Gift

The difference between a house and a home is decided by what you choose to fill it with. From furnishings to knick-knacks, the pieces that adorn your living space not only reflect your personal aesthetics, but also create feelings of comfort for yourself and guests. LAKE Homewares is a new emporium for everything you need to perfectly transform a room into an abode, with a curated selection of pieces hand-picked by an acclaimed designer. more

Property
New Farm ups the ante for boutique living with Zahra
Design

New Farm ups the ante for boutique living with Zahra

If you are seeking your dream apartment without the uniform high-rise feel while still remaining close to the city, then prepare to pick your jaw up off the floor. Zahra is a new tranquil living development that boasts a sophisticated aesthetic and a location that is hard to beat. more

Product
Add a bit of eccentricity to your incense game with Noncense
Design

Add a bit of eccentricity to your incense game with Noncense

If it feels like the world has been piling on top of you lately, sometimes the best way to unwind and de-stress is to uncork a bottle of red and light the tip of some calming incense. Noncense lightens the mood with a range of satirical food-inspired incense holders, which are great for eliciting happy thoughts at the end of a hard week. more

Property
Haven at Gasworks announces some tasty vendors for retail offering
Design

Haven at Gasworks announces some tasty vendors for retail offering

If you’ve been living under a rock, allow us to lift it up and give you the good news. The Gasworks precinct is about to get a few new faces in the form of Betty’s Burgers, Salt Meats Cheese and Newstead Provisions. Fittingly named Haven, the foodie and apartment development will offer shelter for hungry wanderers and locals. more