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Home Living : April 17th 2012
MB HLC - HOME LIVING: CENTRAL, Tuesday, April 17, 2012 1 ALL ABOUT TRENDS INTERIORS REGAIN COLOUR VIBRANT ACCENTS, PLUS RETRO Janita Singh Chrome and geometric patterns have returned for furniture. LIVING spaces are heading for a fresh new look this year. While last year's lavish gloss look still has a role in living spaces, timber veneers are back, along with off-whites and blacks. Laminex Design Centre man- ager Lorraine Brigdale outlines some of this year's hot looks. Modernist Uses as little as possible and as much as necessary. Think 1940s to '50s, with clean lines and oc- casional decorative detail repris- ing Art Deco, New York Chrome, Scandinavian and Bauhaus. Get the look: Think oblique cof- fee tables, sleek natural wood tabletops and cabinets teamed with furniture with splayed legs in wood or black metal. Revisit Embraces decorative details and scale from earlier periods by mix- ing and matching arty, hand- crafted patterns and colour with vintage treasures. Get the look: Team printed soft furnishings with wooden or metal decorative details such as vases, light fittings or lamps. Stone, concrete and wood Imitate nature with authenticity to achieve a feeling of comfort. The use of concrete surfaces inside the home is also a key design element. Get the look: Natural wood grains and stone patterns that are washed, weathered, softened and blended to create harmonious interiors. Chroma Quench The concept of colour harmony is challenged and expanded with Chroma Quench. Two or more shades are mixed to create vibrant schemes. Get the look: Colour pops up next to neutrals, hessian, black in small accents, and bases of tonal greys. LOOK OF STONE: COOL ELEGANCE Laminate can give you the look of stone. LARGE-SCALE stone patterns of- ten seen in hospitality and retail interiors are making a dramatic appearance as a feature in homes. As the use of large-scale stone becomes more popu- lar in in- teriors, the latest tech- nology has made it poss- ible to pro- duce a pat- tern that captures the intricacy and visual drama of a real stone slab in a laminate, meaning you get the look with the practical advantages of laminate. The trend also works well with the grey tones popular this year. The result is superb colour sche- mes developed around a grey keynote and blending a variety of the tones that feature in many stone patterns. Seen any great ideas? Tell us at firstname.lastname@example.org THREE OF THE BEST SEE-THROUGH PENDANT LIGHTS HIGH WIRE Judy wire pendant, $385, Lightly, lightly.com.au THREE OF A KIND Azuka LED three-bulb light, $269, Beacon Lighting, 1300 232 266, beaconlighting.com.au WOOD WORKS Kina pine pendant by David Trubridge, $1227, Mondo Luce, 9690 2667, mondoluce.com • 2 x Mirror doors • Wall to wall up to 2.4m wide • 1 x Single Hanging space • 1 x Draw unit (4 draws) + 3 shelving •1xShoerack • 1 x Double hanging space • 3 x mirror doors •Walltowallupto 3.6m wide Bankstown 9786 0395e Surcharge applies to Campbelltown area Wally's Wardrobe World 2173633i hlc wk49 up to 2.4m wide up to 3.6m wide 2.4m high 2.4m high $570 inc GST $870 inc GST 1582-1584 Canterbury Road, Punchbowl www.atoptide.com.au Tel: 97086888, 97086688 Fax:97086655 Mobile: 0452183168, Email: email@example.com WE SUPPLY WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD 9 cabinets with polyurethane doors, plus 2 pcs of granite benchtops. Please come to our show room or contact us for a quote More granite and quartz stone benchtops for retail and wholesale. $1800 $90+ $350+ $180+ $90 $30+ $90+ $150+ $500 $300 $180 2015611 28/2 MEMBER No. 382542 HIA NOW FREE Measure & quote SPECIAL PRICE FOR HOUSE LOTS SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR PENSIONERS Heat Cold Noise Storms Intruders llll l Energy saving l Added Privacy ll Manual or Electric Choice of Colours ROLLER SHUTTERS ROLLER SHUTTERS QUALITY SHUTTERS AT AFFORDABLE PRICES DIRECT FROM THE FACTORY TRADING AS ALLGUARD HOME IMPROVEMENTS PTY LTD Protect Against ... Enjoy ... ALL AREAS 9838 9090 FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lifetime Warranty www.justforyouwardrobes.com.au DESIGNED TO SUIT YOUR BUDGET Timber Coloured panel Painted Mirrored Sliding p Hinged Built-inWardrobe SPECIALISTS JUST FOR YOU WARDROBES PTY.LTD Y Lic. 185684C 2174088K wk5 Autumn Sale Our prices are falling 131913 For full terms & conditions visit the Accent website Add some Accent value to your home "MFYBOESJBt$IBUTXPPEt4FWFO )JMMT 1FOSJUIt/FXDBTUMF Save up to 30% Design shades - Roman Blinds - Curtains - Awnings MANUFACTURER DIRECT QUALITY PRODUCTS AT TRADE PRICES 2/52 Alfred Rd, Chipping Norton (opp Mack Trucks) CALL TODAY 1300 302 822 www.maverickrollerproducts.com.au ROLLER SHUTTERS L Domestic Roller Shutters L Shopfront Roller Shutters L Pergola Roller Shutters L Heavy Duty Extruded Shutters L 10 Year Written Warranty L Fast Professional Installation by Qualified Tradesman L Reduce Heating & Cooling Bills L Deter Burglars L Reduce Noise L Storm Protection FREE MEASURE & QUOTE Lic No 196633C WE SERVICE MOST BRANDS OF SHUTTERS 2123814i 17/5
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