From the European design shows to home-grown talent, enjoy these unique and inspiring pieces


Glamora is a fresh and brilliant Italian brand that creates innovative vinyl wallpapers. Multiverse is a collection of nine wallpaper designs in four colour ways, created by contemporary designer, Karim Rashid, blending brisk colours and curvy lines with biomorphic shapes and tactile effects, glamora.it


Lithos Side Table in Calacatta white marble, designed by Antonio Citterio for MAXALTO, available from Space Furniture. spacefurniture.com.au


Emerge is a screening solution designed by Alisa Newey, which can be used in residential or

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What to look for


The most important part of the lens. Lens quality is dependent upon the quality, type and arrangement of the glass elements within.


Turn this to adjust the focal length from minimum to maximum. Obviously, prime lenses do not have a zoom ring.


If you want to go into manual focus mode some lenses feature a switch for this on the side of the lens, while in other cases the switch is only on the camera body.


A stabilisation system in the lens will increase your image sharpness by reducing the occurrence of

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Intergrain Timber Finishes featured on Best in Show and gold medal-winning Fleming’s Trailfinders Australian Garden at the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show.

The Royal Horticultural Society’s world-famous Chelsea Flower Show in London is the Olympics of the horticultural world. The event showcases the best of Australian horticultural design and construction, and inspires others to think about best practices within the landscape contractor industry. Intergrain has featured on the Trailfinders Australian Garden, presented by Fleming’s Nurseries, since 2008.

In 2013, the ninth and final Australian Garden to ever be presented by Fleming’s made history around the world. The Australian Garden was awarded

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Unique and eco-friendly, these distinctive pieces will create a stylish statement in your home


Designed by Debbie Wijskamp for Serax using recycled paper, these vases are versatile, strong, waterproof and sustainable, giving a new use to an otherwise throwaway material. serax.com


Interfloor’s European Onyx black 100 per cent woven sisal rug with a 70mm-wide black leather binding is elegant and hardwearing — great for home or office. interfloors.com.au


Made by twisting together strands of softened recycled paper, Cuiora’s cushions are as soft as they are strong. cuiora.com



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Kevin McCloud

Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud believes he’s the world’s worst property expert and that he wouldn’t recognise a trend if it hit him in the face!

So, how did you get in to property?

KM: Well I don’t think I am in to property. I have never made money out of property. So I think I am the world’s worst property expert. What I love about my job is that it has nothing to do with property, it is all about passion – the journey, the adventure, the design process and the way in which self-build is a form of

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Building mindfully

An architect and documentary producer teamed up to create an industrial off-the-grid pad that’s perfectly in tune with its country setting in the eastern Free State.

Wessel van Huyssteen wanted a fuss-free, no maintenance, contemporary, green, low-cost weekend retreat in Rosendal in the eastern Free State, where he could think and create to his heart’s content.

This site has high visibility with no nearby buildings, as it’s situated on the outskirts of the town,’ explains architect Daniel van der Merwe. ‘It’s positioned high up on a hill with sweeping views of the surrounding landscape and dam.’ Daniel was tasked with

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WIG for the Navy from CDB SEC them. RE Alexeeva

Nizhny Novgorod JSC "CDB SEC them. RE Alekseev," presented at theVI International Maritime Defense Showin St. Petersburg several projects WIG, part of which is intended for the Navy Russia.

 Among the presented naval models include, in particular, the missile project ekranplan 903E "Lun E", designed to combat surface ships and to ensure a rapid increase in fleet capacity drum and landing ekranplan Project 904, designed for transport by sea advanced units assault, weapons and military equipment and planting them on unequipped coast.

Also on behalf of the CDB stands Alexeev can see the project

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CSY launched the tugboat

On the "Black Sea shipyard" June 27, 2013 was launched on the tow boat for the company AS «PKL Flote» (Latvia).

Construction of a new multi-purpose marine tug carried out in accordance with the contract concluded between CSY and AS «PKL Flote» June 27, 2012. This ship is the updated project, designed to pull self-propelled vessels and floating structures, pilot vessels in port waters.

The vessel was designed design and construction CSY center and is intended for towing and pilotage, making escort operations in the Baltic Sea at a speed of up to 10

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ChZKM launches new backhoe loader EU-85 on its own wheeled

 Photo source:chzkm.ru

Chelyabinsk plant of municipal engineering has decided to launch a new model of the backhoe EU-85 with hydraulic transmission and a "crab" swing.

As reported in the ChZKM, backhoe loader EU-85 is designed with modern technology to meet the most demanding needs special equipment on the market and will have a number of advantages, both to domestic and to foreign analogs.

Characteristics of the new backhoe loader will be available in the near future. At the moment, we know that the EU-85 — it's all-wheel drive car with a hydraulic mechanical transmission and the "crab"

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Chelyabinsk Plant trailers released a 110-ton semi-trailer

ChMZAP represents a new vysokoramny semi-trailer ChMZAP 99903-070T.

This technique has the all-terrain qualities and is capable of carrying loads of up to 111 tons

Platform length is 12,200 mm, width — 3600 mm (with wideners — 4250 mm). Suspension spring balance-axis own production ChMZAP. Reinforced frame using a knife steel. ChMZAP axis are hardened in a special furnace and can withstand temperatures down to -50? C.

Heavy load ChMZAP 99903-070T is designed to carry oversized cargo and heavy machinery. Ladders with single-helper spring mechanism for lifting and lowering the angle of entry of 18

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