Gabrielle Chariton

Copywriting. Features. Editing

Recent stories

Hello and welcome to my portfolio site – a brief showcase of my work. To read some of my recent stories, click on the cover images on this page. You can access my Houzz Australia articles through the Houzz icon in the sidebar on the ‘My Work’ page. And if you’d like to find out more about what I do, or get in touch, navigate to the ‘About’ and ‘Contact’ pages.

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Self-Reflection: The Art & Science

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How does the mirror shape and influence our self-perception and our behaviour, and what happens when the it’s taken away?

Published in Muse, February 2018

Weaving Sustainable Magic

This story looks at an award-winning sustainable project by The Sustainable Weaver, which achieved an incredible 10-star energy rating and must be one of Australia’s highest-performing homes.

Published in GreenSmart magazine, 2017

Technology & Tradition

A behind-the-scenes look at the  2017 Australian Home of the Year.

Published in Housing magazine, July 2017

Just a Dog

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Just a Dog is a little ode to the special place our canine friends have in our hearts and lives. Published in the August 2017 issue of The School Magazine Countdown, which is distributed to primary schools across NSW and is one of the longest-running children’s literary magazines in the world.

Lightweight Construction

Timber framing and lightweight cladding are transforming the mid-rise construction landscape. I chatted to some industry experts about the benefits of this building method.

Published in Housing magazine, May 2017

My Thoughts

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘luxury’? Fluffy beds with billion-count cotton sheets, cashmere jumpers, silk lingerie, European cars, expensive leather handbags, designer watches and clothing, perfumes and high-end makeup. These things are marketed to us as ‘luxury’ items.

But what is luxury really?

Continue reading “My Thoughts”

The Art of Conversion

Part of a luxury warehouse conversion, this award-winning kitchen fuses the building’s industrial aesthetic with a sophisticated edge. I found out more from the project’s designer/builder, Art of Kitchens.

Published in Housing, March 2017

Hamptons in the Country: How to get the look

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Hamptons style homes are in demand right now. This style of architecture – think horizontal cladding and crisp white timber accents – is highly suited to the Aussie lifestyle. In this piece I share a few tips on how to adapt the Hamptons look to a rural setting.

Article written for Scyon Walls & Floors, May 2017

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