The Design files Open House 2017

Today I visited the Design files Open House in Melbourne a temporary pop up shopping showcase of local design – a feast for the eyes! Open this Saturday and Sunday  10am – 5pm Collingwood Arts Precincts* (former Collingwood TAFE Campus) 35 Johnston Street Collingwood 3066 Photos Jason Grant

now open – newrybar merchants

Recently whilst in Byron Bay I had a little preview of Newrybar Merchants just before it opened. Its a special place, an awesome retail space. Newrybar Merchants is a collective of some of local creative artisans and curators of fine goods who are passionate about what they do. Honouring the space and the essence of […]

MJG shop small

As an interior stylist working across styling shoots for books, brands and magazines, along with private residential clients, it’s my job to hunt out new and exciting places to shop, especially among the smaller shops. I love small shops, independent retailers opening businesses that reflect their style and personality.  These stores are often the hidden […]

opus paddington

Opus Paddington is that iconic green boutique that first opened its doors on Paddington’s Oxford Street way back in 1968. 47 years later, the brand is Australia’s biggest lifestyle store offering an eclectic mix of homewares, gifts and lifestyle items sourced by its expert team from around the world. The entrepreneurial Tourgelis family has been […]

MJG 7 bedroom decorating tips

Winter is here and the bedroom is the perfect place for a little seasonal update. I prefer to keep things simple when decorating a bedroom. Once you have the basics sorted, such as bed, bedside table, storage and lighting its time to get decorating… Here are my simple tips when decorating in the bedroom especially […]

flamingo merchant bondi

One of my favourite local small businesses is Flamingo Merchant A colourful store  filled with a collection of fashions and items for the home. The store feels like a collection of colours, patterns and texture with touches of tropical and tribal vibes. Flamingo Merchant Shop 1 284 Bondi Road Bondi Follow them on Instagram here […]

“12” great sofas

Apologies up front as I could only narrow it down to 13 – the feature is “12 great ” and I usually prefer odd over even and 13 is unlucky for some  but hey! This week I have hunted out 13 (whoops!) great sofas that are fun, comfortable, classic or retro there’s something for every […]

west elm chadstone now open

West Elm have opened at Chadstone in Melbourne, just in time for Christmas along with Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and Williams Sonoma Chadstone Shopping Centre 1341 Dandenong Road Chadstone VIC 3148 Click here for Details

the broad place pop up

The Broad Place open their doors this Sunday  12-4pm at 28 West Street Paddington. Head in for Handmade Luxury products centred around modern wellbeing and perhaps be super organised and make a start on some Christmas shopping. Click here for more details