Flower Magazine

JUL-AUG 2019

Browse "flower" to learn techniques from established and up-and-coming designers, be inspired by the floral decor of weddings, galas, and flower and garden shows, and infuse your lifestyle with chic floral fashion and home decor.

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: A Bernabei Freeman lace pendant hangs above the freestanding bath. • "We designed the house for privacy and inclusiveness," says Kaspar. • A mother-of-pearl inlay chest of drawers is topped with small paintings by Kaspar in matching frames; the painting behind was a gift. collection. In her own home, colorful vintage glasses, Portuguese wine-bottle lamps, and decorative crystal chandeliers mingle with more contemporary timber-veneer pendant lights by New Zealand designer David Trubridge. Oversize sofas covered in Belgian linen are filled with throw pillows made by Kaspar from vintage Japanese obi cloth and Varanasi saris found on her travels. Perhaps the most prized possession is the 100-year-old frangipani tree that cost the couple a small fortune to have transported and craned onto the site after Cooper saw it while driving past an abandoned block in the southern suburbs. It took four men to dig it up and a year of tender loving care to see it get through the move and back to full health. Now the tree, like the home's other inhabitants, enjoys the sublime serenity of courtyard living. 52 | J U LY/A U G U S T 2 0 1 9

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