Series 5 · Episode 10
In the final episode of this series of Home, Brendan Moar, Shannon Fricke and Peter Evans explore the key to classic, timeless appeal. Some things are subject to the fickleness of fashion, while others have eternal, enduring, everlasting appeal. But what makes one style of home, garden or item of furniture a fleeting fancy, while others go on to stand the test of time.
Tiles – Something we’re always aiming for is to create a living space which is beautiful and durable – something that decorative tiles have been doing for literally thousands of years. In Barcelona, Brendan meets ceramicist, Toni Cumella who is responsible for the recent restoration of the historic mosaic works by Antonio Gaudi.
Insider Bites – Brian Parkes of Object Gallery and restaurateur, Bill Granger give their opinions on timeless classics.
Danish Design – From architects to home wares via coffee pots and Lego, Danish designs are icons all over the world. Shannon visits the Museum of Art and Design in Copenhagen to learn about the cool, clean lines, organic shapes and practical but funky materials that are the principals of Danish design.
Olive Oil – It’s safe to say, most things change or evolve either in great strides or in the subtlest of ways. Some things however were perfected long ago and are destined to outlast us and stand the test of time. Pete looks at the many uses of olives and olive oil in Spanish cooking.
Gardens and Time – A timeless garden stands the test of time despite fashions and passing fads. Brendan visits Bronte House which is home to one of Sydney’s finest gardens that has been around for over a hundred years. Brendan then revisits two gardens he made over a couple of years ago to see how – or if – the owners have looked after them.
Insider Bites – Architects, Ed Lippman and Tone Wheeler talk about timeless design classics.