IN/OUT | Living a beautiful life

IN/OUT | Living a beautiful life

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In/Out is a lifestyle website exploring the universal desire to live a beautiful life.

Founded in 2011 by Juliette Arent & Sarah-Jane Pyke (of interior design studio Arent&Pyke), it presents a discourse in design and features interviews with inspiring, creative people from around the world. Through In/Out, we have created a community, sharing the inspiration to living a beautiful life – in the form of interior details, entertaining at home, objects to covet, emerging artists, insider destination tips and everyday wisdom from the people we profile.

We believe that beauty is enduring, it is of the finest quality, it is functional and it creates ease and joy in our lives. We believe inspiration should be shared. We believe in living a beautiful life.

Team

Sarah-Jane Pyke

Sarah-Jane Pyke

Founder

Sarah-Jane Pyke’s meticulous attention to detail, coupled with an eye for beautiful and unexpected combinations, has been finely honed through her work with respected architectural firms. Her design processes and spatial acumen, while concept driven, are also highly practical thanks to the invaluable experience of working on-site alongside builders and tradespeople.

Coveting: Celine Ruffle Sandals in Brick

Wanderlusting: Desert camping in Central Australia

Preparing: Greek salads

Watching: kid’s movies projected in the backyard

Listening: Vance Joy

Reading: Anthony Doerr, All the light we cannot see

Trawling: airbnb for the perfect summer holiday house

Missing: summer skies, my brother in London

Loving: the spring jasmine scent in the air

Dreaming: of summer…

@sjpyke
Juliette Arent

Juliette Arent

Founder

Juliette Arent’s philosophy of ‘emotional design’ supports an honest connection with the client, whereby a shared vision is appropriately manifest as a beautiful and liveable result. Indeed, it is the philosophical stance of mid-century designers that most succinctly defines her design principle, in that design, must always respond to the way in which we live and how we interact with one another.

Coveting: Sophie Buhai’s Pearl Oyster earrings, (soon to be my #JAearringoftheweek) and Marni fringe loafers in blush

Wanderlusting: Rajasthan – colour and sensory overload

Reserving:  Sean’s Panaroma – always

Preparing: for a Renovation

Watching: Chef’s Table

Listening: Carribean Queen by Billy Ocean

Reading: The Course of Love Alain de Botton

Trawling: Matchesfashion.com

Learning: Patience with my 4-year-old daughters that insist on doing everything themselves

Giving: Advice to my 4-year-old daughters that insist on doing everything themselves

Dreaming: of salty hair and sun-kissed skin

@juliettearent
Dominique Brammah

Dominique Brammah

Head Curator

As a Senior Designer at Arent&Pyke Dominique Brammah is constantly collating and editing visual references. It’s this tireless quest through the flotsam and jetsam of creative threads that makes her the perfect Curator for In/Out. Whether momentary or established, she applauds the sincerity and conviction of our global community in the creative arts through fashion to interior design, art through to architecture.

Coveting: a cottage by the sea with a garden

Wanderlusting: The Milford Track

Reserving: huts on the Milford Track

Preparing: my apartment for the endless stream of Airbnb guests

Watching: Mad Men

Listening: The Utzon Music Series in the Utzon Room

Reading: ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ by Thomas Hardy

Trawling: Pinterest. Always.

Learning: how to zen

Giving: more compassion

Dreaming: but never remembering

@dominiquebrammah
Genevieve Hromas

Genevieve Hromas

Curator/Writer

As a Senior Designer at Arent&Pyke, Genevieve Hromas has the honed creative eye that spans her award-winning projects to curating and unearthing beauty and talent across the design scene globally for In/Out. Writing with heart and humour, she complements the In/Out team with her lyrical turn of phrase and bountiful design knowledge.

Coveting: Custom Hi-Fi from my friend and audio obsessive @siggletheoomph and a pair of Annie Costello Brown ‘Arc Drop Chandelier Earrings’ in oxide blue

Wanderlusting: Sailing anywhere

Reserving: A seaside holiday on the Mornington Peninsula

Preparing: For a roadtrip

Watching: Transparent – just finished season 2 looking forward to season 3

Listening: Bill Callahan

Reading: The High Place: Stories by Fiona McFarane

Trawling: Through my art books

Learning: Parenthood

Giving: Time

Dreaming: Of visiting Donald Judd’s Las Casas Ranch in Texas

Jessica Strutt

Jessica Strutt

Curator/Writer

Jessica’s tertiary background in textile design and the arts has fine-tuned her eye for creativity and curation. Her love of nature, travel, fashion, art, opera and ballet are constant sources of inspiration, which fuel her creativity and imagination. With a passion for textiles and a keen eye for the visual, Jessica started her career in the design industry at one of Australia’s leading furniture suppliers, Cult Design. With a background in marketing, sales and administration, Jessica’s experience has given her an appreciation for and well-rounded understanding of design and craftsmanship.

Coveting: Gubi TS Coffee Table

Wanderlusting: A European Summer

Preparing: Our next camping trip in Jervis Bay

Watching: The Crown Season 2

Listening: Beach House and Alex Cameron

Reading: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Trawling: Instagram … always

Learning: How to make beautiful bowls and vases at The Pottery Shed, Surry Hills

Dreaming: Of my recent trip to Sri Lanka over the summer break

@jessstrutt
Thea Kiel

Thea Kiel

Writer

With a background in fashion styling and marketing, Thea’s experience allows her to draw on transferable skills in the creative industry, giving her a unique approach to interior design. A sense of curiosity fosters an ever-growing passion to build relationships, learn more and be inspired by the wonderfully creative people that surround her. Thea’s contribution to In/Out is evocative yet refined, drawing on an abundance of knowledge within fashion, design, art, dance and interior design. 

Coveting: Anything Celine

Wanderlusting: CH25 Easy Chair by Hans Wegner

Reserving: A table at La Sponda, La Sirenuse

Preparing: The perfect poached egg with avocado, lime and coriander on soy-linseed toast

Watching: The Good Wife

Listening: Ray LaMontague

Reading: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Trawling: Net-a-porter new arrivals

Learning: 2-Point perspective drawing and the art of rendering

Giving: So much love to my husband, family and friends

Dreaming: Of my fast approaching honeymoon trip to Europe

@tee_kiel

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