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Homes

An Eclectic Family Beach House

Melbourne PR whiz Kate Dinon shares her stunning family retreat in Balnarring.
Lucy Feagins
  13 hours ago

Creative People

Everyday Rituals Elevated, With Salad Days Ceramics

Timeless ceramic pieces for the most simple of daily rituals, such as a bowl of porridge in the morning, or an afternoon cuppa.
Miriam McGarry

News

A Major Exhibition Of Rarely-Seen Brett Whiteley Drawings

Don’t miss this show, bringing together 116 drawings from the core of the celebrated artist’s creative history.
Sally Tabart

Food

Alice & Marlon's Perfect Pickled Onions

This simple pickle will take your summer cheese platter to the next level!
Alice Johnson

Art

The Boundary Pushing Artist Challenging Structural Norms

Challenging the mainstream, with Sydney-based artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

News

Your Last Chance EVER To Order This Iconic Light Shade

There’s only a few more days to purchase Paris au mois d’août’s signature design before production ceases.
Sponsored

Every Painting Tells A Story

Uncovering The Hidden Symbolism In NGA's New Blockbuster: 'Love & Desire'

Our collaboration with National Gallery of Australia, celebrating their incredible new exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces from London...

Interiors

Modern Mediterranean Is Having A Moment

Our resident interiors expert translates the latest contemporary interiors craze, inspired by all things Mediterranean.
Lauren Li

Being Green

Bring Sustainability Into Your Kitchen In Time For Christmas

Generous gift-giving and conscientious home-making made simple, with our guide to sustainable utensils, cleaning products and storage soluti...
Elle Murrell

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Interiors

The Trés Chic Paris Apartment Of Kenzo’s Design Director

Melbourne-based interior architect Pip McCully of Studio Wonder teams up with French architect Lauren Soler on this trés chic Paris apartme...

Homes

Finding Bliss In Byron Bay With Courtney Adamo

After a year travelling the world, Courtney Adamo, her husband Michael and five (!) kids have found their paradise at home in Bangalow.

Homes

Lisa Marie Corso's Perfect Off-The-Plan Pad

Our former Managing Editor welcomes us into her Essendon apartment, and dishes the details on purchasing her first home!

Homes

A Mid-Century Wonder In Warrandyte

A lovingly renovated mid-century gem in Melbourne's East, filled with art and eclectic details.

Homes

A Spectacular Update For Mary Featherston's Iconic 'Featherston House'

Mary Featherston updates her iconic Robin Boyd designed home in Ivanhoe.

News

A Major Exhibition Of Rarely-Seen Brett Whiteley Drawings

Don’t miss this show, bringing together 116 drawings from the core of the celebrated artist’s creative history.
Sally Tabart

Food

Alice & Marlon's Perfect Pickled Onions

This simple pickle will take your summer cheese platter to the next level!
Alice Johnson

Art

The Boundary Pushing Artist Challenging Structural Norms

Challenging the mainstream, with Sydney-based artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

News

Your Last Chance EVER To Order This Iconic Light Shade

There’s only a few more days to purchase Paris au mois d’août’s signature design before production ceases.
Sponsored

Every Painting Tells A Story

Uncovering The Hidden Symbolism In NGA's New Blockbuster: 'Love & Desire'

Our collaboration with National Gallery of Australia, celebrating their incredible new exhibition of Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces from London...

Interiors

Modern Mediterranean Is Having A Moment

Our resident interiors expert translates the latest contemporary interiors craze, inspired by all things Mediterranean.
Lauren Li

Being Green

Bring Sustainability Into Your Kitchen In Time For Christmas

Generous gift-giving and conscientious home-making made simple, with our guide to sustainable utensils, cleaning products and storage soluti...
Elle Murrell

Round Up

Roundup

Top 10 Indoor Jungles

Our roundup of lush indoor gardens, from the TDF Homes and Studios archives.
Elle Murrell

Roundup

Highlights From The 2018 Houses Awards

The architectural homes that we can't stop swooning over, from a record number of entries this year!

Roundup

Our Favourite Kids' Rooms

Cute, colourful and creative kids' rooms from the TDF archives.

Roundup

8 Of The Best Productive Gardens

Brimming with fruits, vegetables, and rare plants, these gardens put substance (and sustenance!) over style!

Roundup

Perfect Pools

We're summer holiday dreaming again, with a round-up of our favourite pools from the archive!
Lucy Feagins

How To

Our Favourite Art Walls

Ideas from our archive to inspire your own in-home gallery!

Roundup

Our Best Bathrooms

Exceptional examples from our archive, to help transform your soak-space into an extra special sanctuary.

Roundup

Solutions for Living Small

Cancel those extension plans; we're sharing a selection of clever ideas for beautiful and functional compact spaces from the TDF archives.

Roundup

The Best of Outdoor Living

With summer holidays just around the corner, we share some of our favourite outdoor spaces from the TDF archive.

Travel

Top Spots Along The Great Ocean Road With Jenna Densten

A roadtrip with the much-loved renovator, showcasing her favourite stops from Torquay to Apollo Bay.
Jenna Densten

Regional

In The Field With Australia’s Most Astounding Conservation Organisation

Bush Heritage Australia takes us through their new off-the-grid Michael Tichbon Field Station, perched in the remote Western Australian wild...
Elle Murrell

Homes

A House With A Heart Of Gold

Real estate gold, in gold rush country! The hand-crafted country home and garden of Luke Mortimer and Steve Burley in Chewton, Victoria.

Small Business

Knowing When To Call In The Experts, According To KeepCup

This Melbourne-born business has taken the world by storm, but they haven't gone it alone.
Fiona Killackey

Made of Ballarat

The Bromleys Build On The Magic Of Their Brand In Ballarat

Inside the inspiring world of fashion designer and creative entrepreneur, Yuge Bromley.
Elle Murrell

Homes

A Hidden, Architectural Dream Home In Elsternwick

Nestled in an unexpected spot on the site of a former tennis court, this bold, contemporary home captures the discerning aethestic of owners...

Roundup

The Best Beach Houses

As we all count down the days 'til summer break, we revisit some of our favourite beachside homes.
Lucy Feagins

Interiors

The Trés Chic Paris Apartment Of Kenzo’s Design Director

Melbourne-based interior architect Pip McCully of Studio Wonder teams up with French architect Lauren Soler on this trés chic Paris apartme...

Gardens

Bill Henson's Post-Industrial Walled Garden

Questions of beauty, mystery, order and chaos abound in the acclaimed artist's Melbourne garden.
Georgina Reid

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Architecture

A Triumphant West Brunswick Extension

The humble Californian bungalow, transformed and updated by Taylor Knights architects.

The Perfect Tipple

The 78˚ Negroni

The final instalment of our gin cocktail series – a distinctly Australian Negroni!

Travel

Escape To Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island

A dreamy getaway off the coast of South Australia, set amongst breathtaking wilderness.
Alice Johnson

Homes

A Home Designed From The Outside In

An ode to the Australian landscape, in the Wattle Glen home of landscape designer Sam Cox.

Homes

Poppy Lane, Scott Gibson + Family

A ‘life sized treehouse' full of life and love, and layered with locally made furniture, homewares and artwork.
Lucy Feagins

TDF Films

Styled Settings

Styled Settings · A Garden Gathering

As part of our new series of inspired entertaining ideas, created in partnership with Jansz Tasmania, we share a how-to on styling a relaxed affair that incorporates our favourite ideas for outdoor gatherings.

TDF Podcast

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Podcast

TDF Talks With The Design Files Founder + Editor Lucy Feagins

We're closing our 2018 podcast season with a special guest – our very own boss-lady, Lucy Feagins!

Archives

Architecture

A Transformed Two-Storey Queenslander

Arcke Architecture and Interior Design's ingenious 'Half Way House' in the Brisbane suburb of Red Hill.
Jo Hoban
  5 hours ago

Homes

An Eclectic Family Beach House

Melbourne PR whiz Kate Dinon shares her stunning family retreat in Balnarring.
Lucy Feagins
  13 hours ago

Creative People

Everyday Rituals Elevated, With Salad Days Ceramics

Timeless ceramic pieces for the most simple of daily rituals, such as a bowl of porridge in the morning, or an afternoon cuppa.
Miriam McGarry

Food

Alice & Marlon's Perfect Pickled Onions

This simple pickle will take your summer cheese platter to the next level!
Alice Johnson

Art

The Boundary Pushing Artist Challenging Structural Norms

Challenging the mainstream, with Sydney-based artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran.

Architecture

A 'Modernist Ruin' In Malvern

Figureground Architecture create a renovation that simultaneously harks back and gazes forwards.
Miriam McGarry

Travel

Top Spots Along The Great Ocean Road With Jenna Densten

A roadtrip with the much-loved renovator, showcasing her favourite stops from Torquay to Apollo Bay.
Jenna Densten

Interiors

Modern Mediterranean Is Having A Moment

Our resident interiors expert translates the latest contemporary interiors craze, inspired by all things Mediterranean.
Lauren Li

Art

Win An Artwork By Ali McNabney-Stevens

This vibrant original artwork by the much-loved Melbourne painter could be yours, thanks to Dulux.

Regional

In The Field With Australia’s Most Astounding Conservation Organisation

Bush Heritage Australia takes us through their new off-the-grid Michael Tichbon Field Station, perched in the remote Western Australian wild...
Elle Murrell

Modernist Australia

The Beachfront ‘McKay House’ Is Up For Auction This Weekend

A DREAM beach house in Mollymook, New South Wales, designed by one of the nation’s most beloved Modernist firms, Allen Jack + Cottier Arch...
Patricia Callan and Pete Bakacs

Being Green

Bring Sustainability Into Your Kitchen In Time For Christmas

Generous gift-giving and conscientious home-making made simple, with our guide to sustainable utensils, cleaning products and storage soluti...
Elle Murrell

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