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Art

Polly Borland · 'Monster'

The iconoclastic photographic artist is back in Melbourne to unveil a new exhibition of her foreboding photographs and tapestries.
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Open House 2017

All About TDF Talks

We introduce an exciting new element to our TDF Open House 2017 program in support of ASRC... drum roll, please!
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Homes

Hardwood House

A uniquely contemporary country home, designed by architect Adam Kane for his parents.
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Spice Mama · Potato Vadas, Onion Bhajis and Chutneys

Shaheen Hughes shares her recipe for classic Indian street-eats, served with a duo of homemade condiments.
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VICTORIA

Beci Orpin's Unattainable Rainbows

Beci Orpin opens a new show about the relationship between materialistic acquisitions and the pursuit of happiness.
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VICTORIA

Craft Victoria Has a New Home

The Melbourne institution opened the doors to an incredible new location earlier this month.
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VICTORIA

'Staging The Studio' with Sally Smart

The leading Australian artist celebrates 150 years of the Victorian College of the Arts with a large-scale installation.
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Archives

Open House 2017

Tammy Kanat

Melbourne-based weaver, Tammy Kanat, who can count Miley Cyrus amongst her insta-fans!
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Art

Louise Paramor · ‘Palace of the Republic’

The artist is set to unveil eight astounding paper sculptures inspired by the structure of honeycomb, at NGV Australia.
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Open House 2017

'Leisure' by Stephen Baker

Melbourne artist Stephen Baker on 'Leisure', a series of 10 new paintings created for The Design Files Open House, which runs November 23rd
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How To

Make a Pinata with Kitiya Palaskas

Make an Evil Eye Piñata from the queen of craft's new book, 'Piñata Party'!
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Shopping

New Homewares Store Fjord & Co Opens in Armadale

Once boss-and-employee, two friends open a new handcrafted homewares hub in Armadale, Melbourne.
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'Clay Stories' · Contemporary Indigenous Ceramics

A rich overview of contemporary Indigenous ceramic practice, now on show at Jam Factory: Seppeltsfield in South Australia's Barossa Valley.
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Interiors

The Penny Drop Takes Global Design Prize

The super-swish Box Hill cafe took out the biggest prize at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards in London last month.
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Studio Visit

Bridie Gillman · 'After'

The Brisbane artist previews her current exhibition of moody abstract paintings, inspired by an uneasy relationship with the Australian land...
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Interiors

A First Look at Melbourne’s Salon Mace

Melbourne’s newest boutique hair salon channels 'SoCal' understated lux.
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Homes

Delatite Station

A remarkable restoration and renovation for one of Mansfield's oldest properties, by Templeton Architecture.
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Food

Spice Mama · Coconut Fish Curry

Passionate Indian cook Shaheen Hughes of the hit Perth-based blog, Spice Mama, shares the first recipe in a month-long menu inspired by her
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A Personal Guide to Venice

One of Australia's leading art advisors, Sophie Ullin releases an art-tripper's guide to the enchanting city, which is currently hosting its...
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