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A MORNING WITH CLARE SMYTH AND HUBLOT BY DARREN MCDONALD

A MORNING WITH CLARE SMYTH AND HUBLOT BY DARREN MCDONALD

Darren McDonald captures internationally renowned chef and Hublot 'friend of the house', Clare Smyth, in the kitchen of her first restaurant outside of the UK.

THE ENDURING ALLURE OF THE SHIMMERING SILVER SCREEN

THE ENDURING ALLURE OF THE SHIMMERING SILVER SCREEN

There’s a cathartic feeling watching a film affords. Be it the promise of unparalleled creativity, a sweet story that boasts enduring emotional impacts, or the simple joy of being bathed in the technicoloUred lights of a fantasy world that we somehow relate to, escapism and human intrigue has be transfixed by the cinematic world for decades. Bianka Farmakis reviews the best of Melbourne International Film Festival.

PAPER SHOP BY DANIEL GOODE

PAPER SHOP BY DANIEL GOODE

Daniel Goode takes us inside the eccentric and chaotically beautiful paper shop run by Augustine Muela Peres’ in Newtown, Sydney. Bianca Farmakis unpacks some of his ideas for 2022 and beyond.

COME TOGETHER – A PROJECT WITH AJE BY LUKE SCHUETRUMPF

COME TOGETHER – A PROJECT WITH AJE BY LUKE SCHUETRUMPF

Inspired by the notion that the best creative pursuits are born from the melding of creative forces, nuanced with sentiments of opulence and eccentricity, Aje partners with SIDE-NOTE to honour 'Provenance' and the ritual of the dining table, a centrepiece for the meeting of minds. To mark the launch of the Colombe d’Or inspired, Provenance collection, Karla Clarke catches up with co founders Adrian Norris and Edwina Forest.

COMING OF AGE BY ANNABEL NEWLAND

COMING OF AGE BY ANNABEL NEWLAND

Annabel Newland unpacks the idea of a coming of age and romanticised nostalgia, questioning if these youth milestones really hold the same gravitas that we are conditioned to believe.

“IT” BY DAPHNE NGUYEN AND ISABELLE TRUMAN

“IT” BY DAPHNE NGUYEN AND ISABELLE TRUMAN

“Throughout history, certain women have captivated society, influencing artists, designers, musicians and the masses long before Instagram created an economy out of it. But defining exactly what it' is about these It Girls is no easy feat”, writes Isabelle Truman. Daphne Nguyen shoots New Zealand born Ch’lita in “IT” for Edition N°15, IDEATE. 

BASKING IN THE SUNROOM BY BIANCA FARMAKIS

BASKING IN THE SUNROOM BY BIANCA FARMAKIS

Bianca Farmakis sheds light on Sunroom, a female-led, sex positive subscription-based platform that explores the freedom of sexually liberated content and the resulting empowerment of previously censored conversations and careers.

PAST FORWARD BY LUKE SCHUETRUMPF

PAST FORWARD BY LUKE SCHUETRUMPF

While the process may be analogue and near extinct, the development of stills in a dark room offers photographer Luke Schuetrumpf a world of creativity to develop not only his images but his conceptual process. Matilda Dods writes of Schuetrumpf's recent pursuit and the importance of the dark room as a catalyst in pushing creative boundaries.

PEOPLE OF NOTE: BOYS OF BARONS BY ROBBIE FIMMANO

PEOPLE OF NOTE: BOYS OF BARONS BY ROBBIE FIMMANO

Exploring 1970s Australia, a time categorised by fluidity, free-love and rebellion, Barons is a television series that charts the tension between two friends on the precipice of billion-dollar success, and the idea of a chosen family. SIDE-NOTE sits down with Lincoln Younes, Ben O’Toole, Alexander England and Kick Gurry - friends, former house mates and co-stars.

A FRESH TAKE BY NICOLE BENTLEY

A FRESH TAKE BY NICOLE BENTLEY

There is something energising about discovery, the sheer thrill of the new that breaks from the norm and ushers ideas out of thin air. Nicole Bentley captures fresh faces Evie Ashby and Eva Hardwick and talks to Tatiana Farley on the genesis of her process.

LIGHT THEORY BY MICHAEL COMNINUS

LIGHT THEORY BY MICHAEL COMNINUS

An idea can deliver clarity where once the world, or instance, felt overwhelmingly opaque. To possess an idea is to possess a torch, deliverance from mundanity, inequity, apathy or looming deadline. Australian photographer Michael Comninus considers the role of light in the evolution of his aesthetic with Egyptian model Leila Greiss.