Art with heart

Arts Connect Inc’s 13th annual competition, Sculpture on the Edge, has transformed into an 18-day sensory extravaganza centred around the existing art contest. Now an art festival, the event aims to engage people of all ages and skill levels in creative exploration. Last year’s move to Flaxton Gardens and the addition of indoor and outdoor …

MORE

Where nature meets design

Nestled in the foothills of Buderim, this architectural masterpiece is reminiscent of mid-century modern design. Despite being an unusual style for this coastal region, the design harmoniously connects to the sprawling parcel of land and its forestry backdrop. Clean lines, an open floor plan, innovative structural elements and integration with the surrounding environment – this …

MORE

Your winter hideaway awaits

Nestled in amongst 22 acres of magnificent Sunshine Coast rainforest and at the entrance point to the Kondalilla National Park, is where you will discover Kondalilla Eco Resort. This mountainous hideaway is designed to help you escape the outside world and truly immerse yourself in a little slice of hinterland heaven. From the moment you …

MORE

The new glow

From botox to fillers to face lifts, there is a wealth of choice for A-listers who are keen to press pause on the ageing process. But it seems there has been a noticeable shift among big-name Hollywood stars moving away from a “frozen” look towards a more natural appearance, using less invasive techniques. And it’s …

MORE

Green meets glam

Nestled into farmland in the northern Noosa hinterland is the most unusual find. Like a diamond against the rough, sits an expansive glass-fronted property. Sleek in design and featuring matte black framework, it is nothing short of uber-chic. As builder Grace Staal says, this property lends itself to a more traditional farmhouse style, and yet …

MORE

A story shared

Art and education. Learning and teaching. Lore and law. First Nations and migrants. Respected First Nations senior elder Dr Aunty Hope O’Chin sees these as intertwined, a multi-faceted weaving that comes together to create one picture. Her inclusive vision is communicated in beautiful works of art, with a new collection, Saltwater Dreaming, to be displayed …

MORE

Rustic grandeur

It would be easy to believe you are a million miles away from anywhere when standing on the deck by the wet edge pool, looking out over fields of green, lush bushland, and the pooling dam. The early morning rays of sunshine beam down onto a desert-style garden, the birds chirping in the distance. Nature …

MORE

Down to a fine art

Innovation and adaptability have always been necessary for business success, but never more so than in this brave new post-pandemic world. These qualities, along with a healthy dose of entrepreneurial drive, hard work, and a smattering of pure passion, have helped The Gallery Eumundi – soon to be re-named The G Contemporary – emerge and …

MORE

Worldly vibes

Bill Richardson has always harboured an artistic flair. All you have to do is take one look at his beautiful home to see he has a unique talent. The eclectic mix of various timber tones with wicker, ceramics and interesting tactile textures, creates a boho worldly vibe. “I just based it on things that I …

MORE

Coast meets colonial

There is something a little magical about Cassandra Fenaughty’s home. You can sense it deep within your being. As you stand on the timber veranda overlooking the backyard, the soft morning rays filter through the majestic pine trees and wash over your body. In that moment, all feels right in the world. Perhaps it is …

MORE