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Food

Lucy's Extra Special Potato Salad

A fancy, French-style potato salad with all the trimmings!
Lucy Feagins
  24 hours ago

Art

7 Women Shaking Up The Australian Art Scene

The trailblazing artists making their own unique mark on Australia's creative landscape. 
Elle Murrell

News

Elka Collective's Calming New Flagship Store

Pairing luxe, natural materials with a soft colour palette, this fashion retailer’s new store reflects its brand ethos.
Sally Tabart
  22 hours ago

Homes

A Home That Bridges Past And Present

A sprawling, eclectic home in regional Victoria, with its own mini pub!

Architecture

A Not So Suburban Family Home!

A showstopping house in Ivanhoe, with a surprising interior feature by KUD Architecture.

Roundup

Lift Your Home With These Subtle Tones

Get that holiday glow for your home all year long with these subtle tones!

Interiors

Japanese Design Meets The Australian Farmhouse

A historic farmhouse in Beechworth, Victoria, boldly reimagined by Doherty Design Studio. 
Miriam McGarry

Roundup

The 10 Most Envy-Inducing Architectural Homes of Last Year

We look back on our top ten most popular architectural homes of 2018.

News

Stephen Baker Adds A New Panel To His Iconic Fitzroy Pool Mural

Pool Parade gets an update from the legendary Melbournian artist!
Sally Tabart
  1 hour ago

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Gardens

A Florist's Lush Inner City Garden

Florist Sean Cook's monotonal Sydney garden, by landscape designer Richard Unsworth.
Georgina Reid

Homes

A Tonal, Tiny North Melbourne Cottage

The pocket-sized pad of Josh and Jenna Densten is the perfect case study in small footprint living!

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...

2018, A Year In Review

The highs, the lows, and the #trending themes which emerged in our world in 2018!

Homes

A Renovated Heritage Home With Heart (and Art!)

Explore the tiny, art-filled Cremorne home of James Vivian and Ben Esakoff.

News

Elka Collective's Calming New Flagship Store

Pairing luxe, natural materials with a soft colour palette, this fashion retailer’s new store reflects its brand ethos.
Sally Tabart
  22 hours ago

Homes

A Home That Bridges Past And Present

A sprawling, eclectic home in regional Victoria, with its own mini pub!

Architecture

A Not So Suburban Family Home!

A showstopping house in Ivanhoe, with a surprising interior feature by KUD Architecture.

Roundup

Lift Your Home With These Subtle Tones

Get that holiday glow for your home all year long with these subtle tones!

Interiors

Japanese Design Meets The Australian Farmhouse

A historic farmhouse in Beechworth, Victoria, boldly reimagined by Doherty Design Studio. 
Miriam McGarry

Roundup

The 10 Most Envy-Inducing Architectural Homes of Last Year

We look back on our top ten most popular architectural homes of 2018.

News

Stephen Baker Adds A New Panel To His Iconic Fitzroy Pool Mural

Pool Parade gets an update from the legendary Melbournian artist!
Sally Tabart
  1 hour ago

Round Up

Roundup

The Best Getaways In Victoria

Just in time for the holidays, we delve into our travel archives for the most spectacular short escapes and day trip destinations in our hom...

Roundup

10 Great Vegetarian Recipes For Meat Free Week!

National Meat Free Week starts today! We offer up some quick and tasty vegetarian meal ideas to be inspired by.

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

Roundup

Workshop Envy

In honour of 'Man Week', we revisit the most enviable craftsman caves from our archive!
Elle Murrell

Roundup

10 Unreal, Architectural Homes You Can Stay In!

Holiday in your archi dream-home... our roundup of Australia's best designer short-stay options!
Miriam McGarry

Roundup

4 Great Getaways In New South Wales

Our favourite NSW road trip itineraries, with intel from local experts!

Roundup

8 Of The Best Productive Gardens

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

Roundup

Cabin Fever!

2018 was the year of the cabin / shack / hut / off-the-grid tiny dream home. Today, we revisit our favourites.

Roundup

Cabin Fever!

2018 was the year of the cabin / shack / hut / off-the-grid tiny dream home. Today, we revisit our favourites.

In Print

Exploring Some Of The Best Swimming Spots In Australia!

Indulge all your aquatic fantasies with 'Places We Swim', a travel guide documenting the very best swimming spots across the country.

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

Food

Julia's Weeknight Pasta Trapanese

Julia Busuttil Nishimura shares a super tasty, super easy pesto pasta, but not as you know it!
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

Interiors

The Emerging Sydney Designer Embracing 'Soft Modernism'

Olivia Bossy takes us inside her dreamy 51-square-metre beachside apartment in Freshwater.

Interiors

Getting The 'New French' Look

Our interiors columnist Lauren Li shows us how to channel a distinctly French sense of style at home.
Lauren Li

Studio Visit

From India To New York And Back With Artist Heath Newman

We chat with the 27-year-old Melbourne artist inspired by nature and mythology, ahead of his upcoming solo exhibition.

Gardens

A Verdant Garden In Fitzroy North

An insanely lush inner city garden, created by landscape designer Amanda Oliver.
Georgina Reid

Homes

A Luxe Collingwood Apartment

Less is more in the intimate home of Paris Thomson.

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Homes

An Eclectic Shopfront-Turned-Sharehouse in Collingwood

Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley meets antique store (!) in this extra special Collingwood rental.

Homes

A Photographer + Stylist's Vibrant Family Home

Melbourne photographer Derek Swalwell and stylist Georgia Young’s modernised 1960s family home in Elsternwick.

Homes

Mid-Century Magic In West Footscray

Swing into the best of the 60’s, with this timber-panelled, plant filled delight in Melbourne's west.

Architecture

A Converted Rural Retreat Like No Other!

As you can see from the project in Trafalgar, Gippsland, Wolveridge Architects have 'The Nak’ for great design!

Architecture

A Boldly Re-imagined Victorian Worker's Cottage

Melbourne architect Dominic Pandolfini gives us a tour of his cleverly re-configured Victorian cottage in Port Melbourne.

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

Homes

A Home Of Joy and Light, With Alex McCabe Of Kip&Co

Explore the bright, effervescent home of Alex McCabe and family, in St Kilda.
Lucy Feagins
  8 hours ago

Food

Lucy's Extra Special Potato Salad

A fancy, French-style potato salad with all the trimmings!
Lucy Feagins
  24 hours ago

Art

7 Women Shaking Up The Australian Art Scene

The trailblazing artists making their own unique mark on Australia's creative landscape. 
Elle Murrell

Architecture

A Generous And Spacious Family Dream Home

Architecture firm Preston Lane transform this suburban Melbourne home into a space of dramatic volume and light, with a few surprising detai...

Regional

Self-Sufficient Living + Skincare At Saarinen Organics

Meet the treechangers in Wyndham, NSW, whose shift from food production to skincare made their farm a viable business.
Karen Locke

Interiors

Japanese Design Meets The Australian Farmhouse

A historic farmhouse in Beechworth, Victoria, boldly reimagined by Doherty Design Studio. 
Miriam McGarry

Gardens

A New Way To Experience The Garden Of St Erth

The Diggers Club's rambling open garden in Blackwood, just outside Melbourne, now offers glamping!
Georgina Reid

Architecture

A Not So Suburban Family Home!

A showstopping house in Ivanhoe, with a surprising interior feature by KUD Architecture.

Creative People

Another Amazing Local Furniture Maker You Need To Know About

Melbourne-based designer-maker Thomas Lentini is one of our favourite local craftspeople right now.
Elle Murrell

Roundup

Lift Your Home With These Subtle Tones

Get that holiday glow for your home all year long with these subtle tones!

Homes

A Home That Bridges Past And Present

A sprawling, eclectic home in regional Victoria, with its own mini pub!

Food

Lucy's Freekah Salad With Crunchy Veg, Roasted Almonds and Herbs

A fabulously filling and more-ish salad, to kick start a healthy 2019!
Lucy Feagins

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