Soft blues and greys are flavour of the month in the kitchen.
CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT Lacquered wood chopsticks, $14, Muji. Ruffled bowl, stylist’s own. Australian House & Garden ‘Eden’ stoneware dinner plate, $20, Myer. ‘Cruz’ palm-leaf placemat, $64/four, L&M Home. Hooded brass knob, $18, and ‘Bamboo’ brass drawer pull, $18, both Hepburn Hardware. Surface Evolution ‘Belice Caliza’ ceramic tile (316x900mm), $121/m2, Earp Bros. Australian House & Garden oak paddle board, $35, Myer. Dish brush, $7, and jute basket, $95/set of three, Imprint House. For similar tea towel, try Rans. ‘Forum Bianco Carrara Bespoke’ stone mosaic tiles, $77/m2, and French Blue encausticcement tile (200x200mm), $121/m2, both Bespoke Tile & Stone by Earp Bros. Engineered-stone surfaces in Atlantic Salt (left), from $500/m2 (installed), and Alpine Mist, $1000/m2 (installed), both Caesarstone.
‘When I’m old, I want a house by the sea. With wonderful chums and good music. And a damn good kitchen to cook in.’ AVA GARDNER , ACTRESS