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Founded by stylist and set dresser Lucy Feagins, The Design Files started up in early 2008, and within a year was named by The Times UK as one of the world’s Top 50 design blogs.

With a passion for original content and quality photography, over nine years we’ve built a highly engaged community of loyal readers and social media followers.

Lucy Feagins has contributed design news and feature stories to various Australian publications including Inside Out, The Age Melbourne Magazine and Sunday Style, and is a weekly interiors columnist to Domain (Fairfax).


The Design Files is a dense online resource of real home inspiration. We photograph a great variety of homes across Australia, from architectural masterpieces to suburban family homes, Victorian terraces, mid-century marvels, coastal shacks, city apartments, and everything inbetween.

Revisit the home archives here!

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Sydney based landscape designer and writer Georgina Reid is our popular Gardens columnist.
We introduce a beautiful creative Australian garden each month.

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Creative People

The Design Files is Australia’s comprehensive archive of creative people and happenings. With a tight network of talented writers and photographers in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth, we document the workspaces and creative output of Australian artists, makers and designers each week.



Our popular weekly food column sees us partner with some of Australia’s most exciting chefs, food bloggers and home cooks, to bring you original recipes and mouth watering food photography every Tuesday.





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