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

Play
The Calile unveils its luxurious spa and gym offering
Design

The Calile unveils its luxurious spa and gym offering

When it comes to James Street’s luxury hotel The Calile, we have been tempted and teased with some amazing hints as to what is in store for the space. Following announcements of Queensland-first retailers and dreamy dining precincts, it seems like the good news is set to keep on coming ahead of the hotel’s opening date. The Calile’s luxurious spa and gym offering has just been revealed, and you’d better believe that it’s just as impressive as its food and retail siblings. more


The Locals Next week: A BRISBANE LOCAL

James Gilmour
When you are pioneering something that’s never been done before, you have to take that onus of responsibility to ensure it's being done in a safe and proper way ... ~ James Gilmour more
Property
ONE Bulimba Riverfront brings a triple-threat of benefits to the suburb
Design

ONE Bulimba Riverfront brings a triple-threat of benefits to the suburb

When it comes to riverfront living, there are three main boxes to tick if you want to make sure you’re doing it right. Killer views are at the top of the list, but if you can also secure a north-facing aspect and direct river access then you’ve pretty much got it made. It’s rare to find a combination of all three, but luxury development ONE Bulimba Riverfront has managed to claim this triple-threat honour. more

Interiors
Follow your nose to Flour & Bloom's new Camp Hill store
Design

Follow your nose to Flour & Bloom’s new Camp Hill store

Southside flower lovers are sure to be familiar with Flour & Bloom. The quaint boutique florist set up shop in Tarragindi a little over a year ago, brightening days with its vibrant selection of blooms and house plants. Pretty quickly, however, the Flour & Bloom team outgrew that space, leading them to find a new floral trove in Camp Hill Marketplace. more

Architecture
Get the first glimpse of W Brisbane's five-star Australian arrival
Design

Get the first glimpse of W Brisbane’s five-star Australian arrival

The term ‘five-star’ isn’t thrown around lightly – it’s reserved for the crème de la crème. The best of the best. W Brisbane has long been touted as a five-star experience worth looking forward to, and first impressions indicate that the hotel has delivered on its promise. Opening today, Friday June 1, W Brisbane is the first five-star hotel arrive in Brisbane in 20 years, marking the return of W Hotels Worldwide to Australia. With more than 300 suites, a marquee restaurant, stunning design and world-class amenities, it’s going to be hard to to settle for anything less than five stars from now on. more

Property
Coorparoo's growth continues with the Maasra development
Design

Coorparoo’s growth continues with the Maasra development

The eternal debate between house and apartment has scored a new wrinkle with the arrival of Brisbane’s first apartment development delivering four-bedroom abodes. Coorparoo’s forthcoming Maasra Apartments are solving the space dilemma by bringing spacious units to the market, pairing a collection of in-demand dwellings with top-tier amenities and a multi-faceted ground-floor addition. more

Play
Fun unplugged – go back to basics with Brisbane’s own Crossbones games
Design

Fun unplugged – go back to basics with Brisbane’s own Crossbones games

As much as we love living in an age of serious technological advancement (and UberEATS), sometimes it’s important to unplug from our many devices and enjoy the world that is happening right around us. Weekends in the park or on the beach have long been a perfect excuse to get the gang together, but we’ve found something that’s bound to take your next group gathering to the next level – some good old-fashioned competition in the form of Crossbones. more

Interiors
Tuckbox is a testament to clean design offering more than meets the eye
Design

Tuckbox is a testament to clean design offering more than meets the eye

Have you ever heard of a tuckbox? If not, allow us to fill you in – it was the name given to a timber safe box that kids used to take along to boarding school, using it to store their most prized possessions. In a society built on the fast and disposable, the notion of keepsakes and treasures is becoming increasingly lost – but there are people out there fighting to keep the dream alive. If products with thought and permanence inspire you, it’s time you got acquainted with Tuckbox. more

Architecture
This George Street hotel is set to get a seriously lush makeover
Design

This George Street hotel is set to get a seriously lush makeover

George Street’s existing Great Southern Hotel is set to get a massive new lease on life, with a development application submitted for an extension that includes some seriously exciting additions. If you like the sound of rooftop dining, lush green courtyards and exciting street-art activations, you’ll want to watch this space. more

Product
Suck it up – the convenient reusable straw that can help save the planet
Design

Suck it up – the convenient reusable straw that can help save the planet

When it comes to the war on waste, most of us are aware that plastic straws aren’t exactly doing the environment any favours. What you may not realise is just how bad it is – around 500 million plastic straws are used and thrown away every single day around the world, doomed to landfill where they take at least 450 years to even begin breaking down. Those are some pretty damning statistics, folks. Nabbing a reusable straw is one of the ways you can reduce your own impact, and we’ve found one that ticks all the boxes – get your lips around FinalStraw. more