The best of today's Viva

By Amanda Linnell

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Viva's top stories

Hot on the Heels: The glamorous pioneer of Jimmy Choo

The Changing Face of Suburbia: The importance of good urban design

California Cool: The Elegant style of Barbara Barry

As she celebrates 10 years in business, footwear designer kathryn wilson shares what she has learned along the way


For this week's At Home section, Claire McCall interviewed the Melbourne architect Stuart Harrison about the changing dynamics of city living.

With the trend towards denser housing, how we design our homes and interact with our neighbours is all important. What is needed to create happy, healthy individuals and communities? It's thought-provoking stuff. Good design impacts on every part of our lives, as American interior designer Barbara Barry writes for Viva. "The more aware we become of it, the more enhanced and rich our lives can be.'"

- Amanda Linnell, Viva editor

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