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These Are Officially The BEST Rooms In Australia!

Interiors

For 21 years, Australian House and Garden’s Top 50 Rooms has celebrated the best of Australian design talent, and the 2019 winners continue this impressive legacy.

Sit back and scroll through these winners in residential architecture and interior design, and build your imaginary dream home of many parts, piecing together the best living room, best kitchen, best bathroom and more! And for an exhaustive look at all Top 50 shortlisted rooms, check out the November issue of Australian House and Garden.

17th October, 2019

Room of the Year: Arent & Pyke. Photo – Anson Smart.

Left: Best Use of Soft Furnishings: Cameron Kimber Design. Photo – Pablo Vega. Right: Hall of Fame – Thomas Hamel & Associates. Photo – Matt Lowden.

Best Use of Technology in the Home: Doherty Design Studio. Photo – Derek Swalwell.

Left – Best Use of Colour: Armadillo & Co. Photo – Anson Smart. Right – Best Use of Materials: Carter Williamson Architects. Photo – Ben Guthrie.

Best Kitchen: Studio Ezra. Photo – Amelia Stanwix.

Best Outdoor Room: Madeline Blanchfield Architects. Photo – Robert Walsh.

Best Bathroom: Decus Interiors. Photo – Anson Smart.

Best Indoor-Outdoor Connection: Hare + Klein. Photo – Jen Wilding.

Lucy Feagins
Thursday 17th October 2019

This year, over 100 rooms around the country were entered into the Australian House & Garden’s Top 50 Rooms competition, an award that has been running for 21 years to celebrate the best of Australia’s design talent. Think bling, think colour, think lux marble surfaces, as well as many unexpected moments of delight!

Australian House & Gardens editor Tanya Buchanan highlighted ‘the jury recognised new directions in interior design in these projects, including the clever use of raw materials, a love of simplicity and restrained approach to design. We are truly honoured to showcase the very best rooms in Australia.’

The judging panel was a line-up of home and interiors experts, including Harry Bolanakis of King Living, Kirsten Stanisich and Jonathan Richards of Richards Stanisich, Richard Unsworth the founder of Garden Life, Saskia Havekes founder of Grandiflora, and Kate Nixon, Australian House and Garden’s interiors and houses editor.

This houses-brains-trust have selected the winners across eleven categories, and you can view all of these incredible rooms in the November issue of Australian House and Garden.

King Living Room of the Year

Arendt&Pyke

Blum Best Kitchen 

Studio Ezra

Parisi Best Bathroom 

Decus Interiors

PGH Bricks Best Use Of Materials 

Carter Williamson

Armadillo & Co Best Use of Colour

Greg Natale Design

Wynstan Best Indoor-Outdoor Connection

Hare & Klein

Zip Best Use of Technology in the Home 

Doherty Design Studio

Best Outdoor Room 

Madeleine Blanchfield

Best Use of Soft Furnishings 

Cameron Kimber

Samsung Hall of Fame

Thomas Hamel

Cover Room

Stacey Kouros Design

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