Don’t you just love flipping through the pages of a magazine for inspiration? Oh and eye candy. Definitely eye candy! The latest issue of Inside Out is bursting at the seams with both. Managing Editor Lee Tran Lam sent me this sneak peek and I can’t wait to see more when this issue is out on Thursday.
The home belongs to a family of five, and manages to still be both kid-friendly and a house that you’d totally place on your wish list. It’s designed to withstand the lively impact of three boys, but being child-proof doesn’t necessarily mean having to throw covers over everything and locking up all your favourite things. In fact, some family-friendly details happen to be clever design ones – such as the Bolon flooring tiles in the playroom, which make for a striking interlocking pattern on the ground, but also happens to keep stains and spills out (yes, you can accidentally knock over some food on this floor and there will be no “this house is ruined”-style repercussions or grief). Other eye-catching details include the recessed timber wall in the main bedroom that acts like the ultimate bedhead. That’s just a few of the many things to love about this home (as you can see)! Styling by Emma O’Meara. Photography by Nikole Ramsay.
(The home is the latest in Inside Out’s “Open For Inspection” series. Thanks to Bugaboo they opened up this Geelong house to a series of guests and filmed a tour of the space, for people who weren’t able to trek out to this corner of Victoria… like me. You can keep an eye out for a detailed visit soon at insideout.com.au.)