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Homes

A Cheerful Beachside Retreat

Virginia Morris' colourful 1980s Anglesea home, located just 100 steps from the beach!
Lucy Feagins
  12 hours ago

Interiors

A Curvaceous + Calm Edwardian Home Renovation

Working within the exisiting footprint, CJH Studio transformed this Melbourne home with smart planning and minimalist interiors.

Architecture

A Mid-Century Reimagining Of A Bells Beach Home

Bones House by Lachlan Shepherd Architects is a mid-century inspired makeover of a brick veneer home facing Bells Beach.

Architecture

An Elwood Bungalow That Draws From Within

A innovative extension around a circular garden creates an inward focus to this California bungalow extension by Rob Kennon Architects.

Creative People

The Trailblazing Couple Behind Brisbane's First Indigenous Art Centre

Amanda Hayman and Troy Casey are the entrepreneurial couple behind Brisbane's most exciting new art gallery and retail space!

Interiors

A Dreamy Seaside Artist’s Studio On A 19th Century Farm

Watts Studio and Amiconi Architect collaborate on a new artist's studio on historic Spray Farm on the Bellarine Peninsula. It's a work of ar...

11 Brilliant Lighting Designs That Will Light Up Your Life!

From delicate frosted tubes to sculptural glass chandeliers, these are the finalists in the Lighting Design category of The Design Files + L...

News

A Lifetime Of Mim Design Projects In One Book!

‘Works’ is a tome celebrating 21 years of Miriam Fanning’s sophisticated interiors + architecture practice.
Sasha Aarons

Shopping

The New Ceramics Studio Built On Centuries Of Inherited Knowledge

The debut collection from new ceramics studio House Editions by Claudia Lau brings porcelain bowls, plates and vases in experimental glazes

Top Stories

Homes

A Florist + Photographer’s Creative Converted Warehouse

The Northcote home of florist Gina Lasker of Georgie, and photographer Dan Roberts.

Food

Julia's Spinach And Feta Flatbreads

Inspired by the weekend ritual of visiting the farmer's market with a Börek or Gözleme in hand, Julia Busuttil Nishimura puts her own spin...
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Interiors

Getting Your 'Grandmillennial' On!

It's a little bit grandma, but with a contemporary twist....'grandmillennial' style brings the comfort and nostalgia we're all craving, and
Lauren Li

TDF Design Awards

Announcing The FINALISTS For The TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2021!

Drum roll please... the shortlist for the 2021 TDF Design Awards is here!

Shopping

11 Places To Buy Excellent Art Prints

From photography to digital illustrations, these eleven artists, designers and collectives sell high quality art prints to supplement (or st...

Architecture

A Mid-Century Reimagining Of A Bells Beach Home

Bones House by Lachlan Shepherd Architects is a mid-century inspired makeover of a brick veneer home facing Bells Beach.

Architecture

An Elwood Bungalow That Draws From Within

A innovative extension around a circular garden creates an inward focus to this California bungalow extension by Rob Kennon Architects.

Creative People

The Trailblazing Couple Behind Brisbane's First Indigenous Art Centre

Amanda Hayman and Troy Casey are the entrepreneurial couple behind Brisbane's most exciting new art gallery and retail space!

Interiors

A Dreamy Seaside Artist’s Studio On A 19th Century Farm

Watts Studio and Amiconi Architect collaborate on a new artist's studio on historic Spray Farm on the Bellarine Peninsula. It's a work of ar...

11 Brilliant Lighting Designs That Will Light Up Your Life!

From delicate frosted tubes to sculptural glass chandeliers, these are the finalists in the Lighting Design category of The Design Files + L...

News

A Lifetime Of Mim Design Projects In One Book!

‘Works’ is a tome celebrating 21 years of Miriam Fanning’s sophisticated interiors + architecture practice.
Sasha Aarons

Shopping

The New Ceramics Studio Built On Centuries Of Inherited Knowledge

The debut collection from new ceramics studio House Editions by Claudia Lau brings porcelain bowls, plates and vases in experimental glazes

14 Brands Making Waves With The Wiggly Trend

From undulating limestone vases to wiggly steel coat-stands, here are 14 wavy furniture pieces and homewares we love!
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Podcast

Dinosaur Designs Co-Founder Louise Olsen On Building An Iconic Australian Brand, On TDF Talks

Lucy Feagins talks to the legendary designer and artist about building an iconic Australian design brand.

Stays

This Mid '60s Sibbel Home In Healesville Is A True Family Legacy

It's a family affair in this spectacular modernist home in Healesville, Victoria, originally built by owner Fleur Sibbel's father and design...

Homes

Stylist Nat Turnbull’s Serene Melbourne Home

Stylist Nat Turnbull and photographer Sam Wong turned a rundown Melbourne property into this seriously stunning home, with the help of archi...

Shopping

This Stunning New Outdoor Furniture Collection Celebrates The Stories And Skills Of First Nations Artists

Made-to-order with high quality, environmentally  friendly materials by local craftspeople, the 'Woven Skies' collection is something spec...

Architecture

A Camping Inspired Holiday House, Shared By Three Families!

The local campsites and beach shacks of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) inspired this holiday house by Refresh Design.

Studio Visit

A Beautiful Beading Artist's Composed + Rhythmic Practice

Inspired by mathematics, linguistics, colour and philosophy, Camille Laddawan's beading practice is both personal and universal.

Creative People

Hand Painted Textile Designs Inspired By Canberra’s Modernist Architecture

Sarah Annand of Oat Studio combines a career in the local textile industry with photography, painting and architecture to create delightful,...

Interiors

Five Mindful Spaces To DIY At Home

Get inspired with tips for creating mindful zones at home using Dulux paint – from cosy reading nooks, to calming corners for meditation....

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Homes

A Magical Alistair Knox-Designed Rental In Eltham!

The seriously dreamy 1970s rental home of Pop and Scott trade manager Lucienne Van Sebille, and her partner Sebastian.

Architecture

A Modernist-Inspired Seaside Home

This adaptable, Victorian seaside home designed by Nest Architects and Placement blurs the line between modernism and contemporary design. ...

Homes

An Ultra Stylish Rented Family Home, That Brings A Little NYC Glam to Melbourne

Interior designer Tali Roth has updated her late grandmother's Caulfield North home with treasures sourced over many years.

Studio Visit

Experimental Designer Jessie French Is Shaping A Seaweed-Centric Future

The Melbourne artist shares her process of creating seaweed-based bioplastics, the beautiful resin-like homewares she makes from it + what t...

Stays

This Revitalised Motel With Old Hollywood Vibes Is Byron Bay's Newest Design Destination

A little bit Los Angeles, a little bit Ibiza, this beautiful new accommodation in the heart of the Northern Rivers is a showcase of local de...
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Talks is our fortnightly podcast. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or listen along right here in your web browser.

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Creative Director + Community Leader Grace Dlabik on Australia's Accessible Housing Crisis

In this conversation Lucy talks to the founder of BE. ONE about building a creative community, being vulnerable in the public eye and tackli...
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Pip Newell On Building The Curated Spaces World, On TDF Talks

Our managing editor Sally Tabart interviews the founder of Curated Spaces (and her old housemate!), Pip Newell about leading the new wave of...
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Country Road’s Managing Director On The Stickiness Of Sustainable Fashion, On TDF Talks

In this podcast conversation, Elle Roseby talks leading one of the country’s most iconic brands through a new age in the fashion industry....
00:44:00

Jirra Lulla Harvey On The Intersection Between Commerce, Capitalism + Culture, On TDF Talks

In this podcast conversation, the Koorie woman and founder of Kalinya Communications highlights the way Indigenous ways of knowing and being...
00:37:35

TDF Talks With Super Stylist, Jono Fleming

The TDF podcast is back, baby! We are joined by stylist, designer, podcaster + all-round creative whiz – Jono Fleming.
00:59:26

TDF Talks with Artist, Bobby Clark

Artist Bobby Clark has built a loyal following of fans and collectors across the globe  (including Solange Knowles!), and over the past dec...
00:42:51

TDF Talks with Jenna Holmes of Plant Mama

In this podcast conversation, Jenna of ‘Plant Mama’ and ‘Pasta Mama’ shares how she has built and grown two very dif...
00:29:07

TDF Talks with Florist Gina Lasker of Georgie Boy

Lucy chats with one of Melbourne’s most talented florists about her career journey, and the pivot project that re-energised her floris...
00:37:17

TDF Talks With Ceramicist Extraordinaire, Tantri Mustika

In our latest podcast episode, Tantri shares how she made the giant leap from hairdressing full-time, to launching her successful ceramics b...
00:39:53

TDF Talks with Interior Designer, Mim Fanning

Award winning interior designer Mim Fanning shares her journey, from solo design consultant, to Founder and Principal at Mim Design, her awa...

Archives

Architecture

A Minimalist, Semi-Prefabricated Beach House

Architect Hannah Tribe of Tribe Studio developed a prototype for a partially prefabricated kit home for her own family beach house in Bundee...
Sasha Gattermayr
  4 hours ago

Homes

A Cheerful Beachside Retreat

Virginia Morris' colourful 1980s Anglesea home, located just 100 steps from the beach!
Lucy Feagins
  12 hours ago

Interiors

A Curvaceous + Calm Edwardian Home Renovation

Working within the exisiting footprint, CJH Studio transformed this Melbourne home with smart planning and minimalist interiors.

Creative People

The Trailblazing Couple Behind Brisbane's First Indigenous Art Centre

Amanda Hayman and Troy Casey are the entrepreneurial couple behind Brisbane's most exciting new art gallery and retail space!

Shopping

The New Ceramics Studio Built On Centuries Of Inherited Knowledge

The debut collection from new ceramics studio House Editions by Claudia Lau brings porcelain bowls, plates and vases in experimental glazes

Architecture

An Elwood Bungalow That Draws From Within

A innovative extension around a circular garden creates an inward focus to this California bungalow extension by Rob Kennon Architects.
36.05

Podcast

Dinosaur Designs Co-Founder Louise Olsen On Building An Iconic Australian Brand, On TDF Talks

Lucy Feagins talks to the legendary designer and artist about building an iconic Australian design brand.

Architecture

A Mid-Century Reimagining Of A Bells Beach Home

Bones House by Lachlan Shepherd Architects is a mid-century inspired makeover of a brick veneer home facing Bells Beach.

11 Brilliant Lighting Designs That Will Light Up Your Life!

From delicate frosted tubes to sculptural glass chandeliers, these are the finalists in the Lighting Design category of The Design Files + L...

14 Brands Making Waves With The Wiggly Trend

From undulating limestone vases to wiggly steel coat-stands, here are 14 wavy furniture pieces and homewares we love!

Interiors

A Dreamy Seaside Artist’s Studio On A 19th Century Farm

Watts Studio and Amiconi Architect collaborate on a new artist's studio on historic Spray Farm on the Bellarine Peninsula. It's a work of ar...

Homes

Stylist Nat Turnbull’s Serene Melbourne Home

Stylist Nat Turnbull and photographer Sam Wong turned a rundown Melbourne property into this seriously stunning home, with the help of archi...

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