A Transportable, Off-Grid Tiny Home Made From Shipping Containers

A Transportable, Off-Grid Tiny Home Made From Shipping Containers

Stays

by Sally Tabart

Photo – Anthony Richardson.

Photo – Anthony Richardson.

Photo – Anthony Richardson.

Photo – Anthony Richardson.

Photo – Anthony Richardson.

Robbie Walker and his wife Alice first bought this block of land in Mansfield, Victoria, in 2016. While the steep, rocky property was useless to a farmer, the couple saw potential in the incredible views over a gully looking out to Mount Buller, and were able to buy it pretty cheaply with the intention of one day building a family home.

In the meantime, Robbie designed and built a pair of off-grid tiny homes used for friends and family to come and stay, and as short-term accommodation for visitors to unplug and reconnect with the natural world.

For Robbie, using shipping containers as the structure for the tiny homes made sense within the context of the location.

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This Blushing Bondi Apartment Makes The Most Of A Narrow Space

This Blushing Bondi Apartment Makes The Most Of A Narrow Space

Architecture

by Amelia Barnes

Blushing Bondi is a 1960s apartment renovation by Studio Weave Architects. Photography – Tom Ferguson

The renovation transformed a tired brick apartment into a contemporary beach abode blending old with new. Photography – Tom Ferguson

Unique joinery pieces and a pastel colour palette feature in this beachside apartment, which seamlessly connect the kitchen and living areas. Photography – Tom Ferguson

The material palette consists of three main elements carried throughout the apartment: terrazzo, brass, and plywood. Photography – Tom Ferguson

Pink stones in the terrazzo governed the cohesive use of the colour throughout. Photography – Tom Ferguson

The kitchen island bench, which needed to feel more like furniture as not to dominate the open-plan space.  Photography – Tom Ferguson

 Curved corners, elevated brass legs, and pastel pink fabric upholstery soften the bench – inviting people

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An Epic Collaboration Between Two Local Icons, David Bromley + Review!

An Epic Collaboration Between Two Local Icons, David Bromley + Review!

Shopping

by Lucy Feagins, Editor

The collaborators all in one spot! From left: Yuge Bromley, David Bromley and Review’s general manager Clare Hurley. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Annie Portelli.

David and Clare in David’s South Yarra studio discussing prints. Featuring Daisy In Love stripe dress, Flying Free Dress in blue (limited edition) and Summer Fruits dress. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Annie Portelli.

You can even see the brushstroke detail on the Daisy In Love stripe dress! Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Annie Portelli.

The epic collaboration collection comprises 60 pieces across apparel and accessories, spanning dresses, tops, skirts, knitwear, shoes and accessories. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling – Annie Portelli.

The pieces in the collection are a combination of custom original artworks and archival pieces from David’s catalogue. Photo – Eve Wilson. Styling –

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A Photographer + Art Director’s Alistair Knox Home

A Photographer + Art Director’s Alistair Knox Home

Homes

by Lucy Feagins, Editor

Illum Wikkelsø ‘IW3’ Rocking Chair from Nord. Custom dining table by Fomu. Razor back dining chairs by Henning Kjærnulf from CCSS. Pendant from The Society Inc. Artwork by Zoe Grey. Sequoia Pouf by Space Copenhagen from Fredericia. Drop Lamp from CCSS. Photo – Sean Fennessy.

Custom dining table by Fomu. Razor back dining chairs from CCSS. Pendant from The Society Inc. Artwork by Paul Williams. White goods by Fisher & Paykel. Photo – Sean Fennessy.

Sean, Jess and their children Matilda (2) and Ray (7 months). Photo – Sean Fennessy.

Artwork by Emily Ferretti. Planter by denHolm. Pillar Shelf by Nicole Lawrence. Safari chair from Grandfather’s Axe. Photo – Sean Fennessy.

Artwork by Ita Tipungwuti, purchased in the Tiwi Islands. Woven tray from Pan After. White goods by Fisher & Paykel. Photo – Sean Fennessy.

Illum

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Design-Led Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Is Not New

Design-Led Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Is Not New

A Longer Read

Jirra Lulla Harvey

Left: Photo by Renee Johnstone from Vida Images. Right: Photo by Nina Fitzgerald for North.

Left: Photo by Molly Heath Photography. Right: Photo by Holly Gibson.

Left: Photo –Romello Pereira. Right: Photo – courtesy of Kalinya Retreats.

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The late Lin Onus was a hero of mine. I was 13 when Urban Dingo was published. I would take the big glossy book to school, and it became my private lesson in design, line work and expressing the layers of Country.

Lin Onus’s father, Uncle Bill Onus, was born in 1906 on Cummeragunja Mission. My grandmother, Lulla Morgan was born at Cummera eight years later. Uncle Bill was a high-profile activist and successful entrepreneur. He campaigned for our citizenship rights and for parliamentary representation.

In 1952 Uncle Bill Onus established Aboriginal Enterprises. He carved

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