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Sustainable Homes

A Coastal Home That Treads Lightly On The Earth

Making green glamorous in the 10 Star Home by The Sociable Weaver and Clare Cousins Architects in Cape Paterson.
Lucy Feagins
  6 hours ago

Architecture

Australia’s Most Incredible Homes Revealed In the 2019 ArchiTeam Awards

Celebrating small, medium and emerging architecture practices, here are the 2019 ArchiTeam Awards finalists!
Amelia Barnes
  22 hours ago

Studio Visit

Peachy Green's Feel Good Gardens

We visit Landscape Designer Frances Hale of Peachy Green in her divine new workspace in Fairfield.

On the Market

A Design Editor’s Dreamy Home (Only Accessible By Boat!) Is For Sale

Karen McCartney, and her partner, interior designer and stylist David Harrison, are selling their family-designed Dangar Island house.
Amelia Barnes

Modernist Australia

The Perfect Sun-Drenched A-Frame Beach House

Where mid-century beach shack meets modern design, this Inverloch beach house has an orientation of 'twin wins' – and it's on the market!
Patricia Callan

A New Exhibition For Melbourne Ceramicist Bruce Rowe – In LA!

The Melbourne based ceramic artist opens a new exhibition, ‘Recent Work’ at Stahl + Band in Los Angeles.
Miriam McGarry

Interiors

A Light And Lofty Rural Masterpiece

‘The Barn’ in South Gippsland takes contemporary, regional accommodation to a new level!

Architecture

An Architect’s Beachside Oasis In Byron!

Daniel Boddam shares his Byron Bay getaway, filled with his own custom-designed furniture.
58:59

Podcast

TDF Talks with Singer, Songwriter and Storyteller, Clare Bowditch

A candid chat with Clare Bowditch about the music biz, overcoming self doubt and anxiety, making time for family, and the release of her new...

Shopping

Melbourne's Newest Mecca For Mid-Century Design

A new destination for vintage Scandinavian and European design – Nord, in Brunswick.
Miriam McGarry

Architecture

Art Deco Curves Meet Clean Lines In This Sleek Melbourne Home

Luke Fry Architecture and Interior Design celebrates a 1935 property with this respectful renovation.

Homes

A Serene, Handcrafted Home In Byron Bay

Architectural designer Zana Wright shares her beautiful home in Byron Bay, designed for two generations of family.

Art

Loose Leaf Studio Open 'En Route' At Heide Museum of Modern Art

Artists Charlie Lawler and Wona Bae transform the iconic Heide II building with a cascading botanical installation, 'En Route'.

Architecture

Brazilian + Mediterranean Design Influences Combine In This Ultra Glam Sydney Home!

Two architecture practices, an interior design firm, and a landscape designer come together to update this incredible 1960s home!
Amelia Barnes

Architecture

A Bungalow Renovation That Truly Brings The Outdoors In!

MODO Architecture transform a weatherboard bungalow in Williamstown, with a striking contemporary addition.
Miriam McGarry

Studio Visit

Sensual Ceramics That Celebrate The Human Form

We visit ceramicist, graphic designer, and mother-of-three Sophie Nolan, in her serene studio on Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Stays

Pick Your Own Produce At This Restorative Farm Stay!

A wholesome weekend getaway at the abundant Jamberoo Valley Farm on the New South Wales South Coast.
Amelia Barnes

Family

Clare Bowditch On Overcoming Self-Doubt + Being Your Own Kind Of Girl

The Melbourne-based singer and storyteller talks family, and fills us in on her brand new book!
Ashe Davenport

Interiors

A Modernised Period Home, Filled With Custom Joinery

CJH Studio have turned this once dark, period house into a practical, light-filled and contemporary family home.
Amelia Barnes

Shopping

Five Of The Best (Australian) Vintage Furniture Sellers On Instagram

Make your retro, mid-century and rare furniture and homewares dreams come true, with these online gurus.

Art

Meet The Next Generation Of Artists From Maningrida, NT

Young artists Kenan Namunjdja and Rosina Gunjarrwanga are front and centre of the MCA's prestigious Primavera 2019 exhibition, on now in Syd...

Homes

A Lovingly Restored Mid-Century Marvel In Mount Martha

Katie and Ian Brannaghan lovingly restored the Fender House on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.

Shopping

Mecca Collaborates With Textile Artist Tammy Kanat

One of our fave Melbourne creatives lends her signature fibre art to a range of limited edition packaging, and creates artworks showing now
Amelia Barnes

Interiors

An Old Dairy Farm, Transformed Into One Of Victoria’s Coolest Boutique Accommodations

A designer getaway in South Gippsland, designed and owned by father-daughter team Andrea and Lindsay Moore.
Amelia Barnes

Architecture

An Inner-City Terrace With Personality + Garden Views

Technē Architecture + Interior Design breathe new life into this heritage Victorian home in Carlton North.
Amelia Barnes

Shopping

Knives Fit For A Samurai!

Japanese tradition merges with contemporary design, in these handcrafted knives from Hinoki.
Miriam McGarry

The Good Room

Fitz-Royalty Tracey Lester's Technicoloured Dream Home!

Lisa Marie Corso visits the 'Good Room' of one of Melbourne's most dazzling hospitality entrepreneurs.
Lisa Marie Corso

On the Market

An Artist's Freshly Renovated, Light-Filled Beach Haven In Torquay Is On The Market!

This stunningly renovated 80s home in Torquay has passed through family hands, now potentially into yours!

Architecture

The Exceptional Elwood Extension!

Pipkorn Kilpatrick brings an expansive entertainment area to this California bungalow.
Miriam McGarry

Dream Job

Making Magic With The Creative Director Of The Big Group

Steffanie D’Alberto landed her dream job at Bruce + Chyka Keebaugh’s events empire three-and-a-half years ago. Here’s how she did it!

Exhibition

Callum Preston's Museum Of Mementos

Artist Callum Preston creates his exhibition 'Everything Is Borrowed' before our very eyes, at KSR Art Bar, Melbourne.
Miriam McGarry
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Podcast

TDF Talks with Lou Bannister, Co-Founder & Editor of Lunch Lady

What does it take to launch a hugely successful indie magazine? Lucy chats with a woman who's done it (twice!), listen to find out!

Architecture

Mid Century Meets Modern, In This Thoughtfully Renovated 1960s Home

Bower Architecture and Interiors transform a modernist Caulfield home with reclaimed whimsy and glamour.
Miriam McGarry

Shopping

An Iconic Ken Done Print On Your Fave New Beach Brollies And Blankets!

The Australian artist lends a dazzling print to a new range of summer swag from Sydney outdoor homewares label, Basil Bangs.
Amelia Barnes

Interiors

17 Table Lamps To Light Up Your Life (And Home!)

Our interiors columnist Lauren Li shares her definitive table lamp recommendations guide, to brighten any space!
Lauren Li

Homes

An Easy, Breezy, Beautiful Bangalow Home – Transformed On A Budget!

A tiny 60sqm fibro shack, transformed into a bright family home in the Rainbow Region.

Architecture

The Tiny Beachside Apartment That Packs An Architectural Punch

A personal project for architect James Garvan, this original 1965 apartment in Clovelly is now living its best life.

Gardens

A Japanese Inspired Green Garden Dream

Spirit Level Designs combine minimalist design and maximum luxury in this Bellevue Hill garden.
Miriam McGarry

Studio Visit

The Creative Couple Behind THAT Chair (And More Timeless Designs!)

Meet Andrew and Gabby, the pair behind one of our favourite new furniture design studios!

Interiors

A Stylish Transformation For This Federation Home (With No Structural Changes!)

Without so much has replacing a tap or painting a wall, Cedar + Suede have revitalised this Brisbane federation home.
Amelia Barnes

Exhibition

A New Lens On Mid-Century Icons!

Celebrated photographer Derek Swalwell launches his latest exhibition, Farnsworth + Miller, at Fini Gallery, opening this Thursday!

On the Market

Do You Have Cabin Fever?

This dreamy off-the-grid weekender in South Gippsland is up for sale!

Photography

Celebrating 10 Years Of Photography With Broadsheet Editions

A new collection of photographic prints, from Broadsheet's stable of stellar local photographers.

Modernist Australia

A Secret Modernist Stunner For Sale On Sydney's North Shore

After cherishing this unbelievable home for over 45 years, the current owners are ready to hand over the keys to a considerate new custodian...
Patricia Callan

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life Of Anna Schwartz, Gallerist

Passions for art, food and culture intertwine, in the daily routine of this inimitable Melbourne icon. 

Interiors

These Are Officially The BEST Rooms In Australia!

Australian House and Garden's celebrate their Top 50 Rooms for 2019.

Art

Flock To The New Exhibition From ‘Bird Nerd’ Leila Jeffreys!

The photographer shares her upcoming show ‘High Society’ opening October 16th at the Olsen Gallery, Woollahra.
Miriam McGarry

Studio Visit

Shannon Garson's Exquisite Hand Painted Porcelain

A studio visit with celebrated Sunshine Coast ceramicist, Shannon Garson.
Jo Hoban

Architecture

The Perfect Red Hill Retreat

Templeton Architecture connect a collection of buildings on a rural site into a contemporary country dream home.
Miriam McGarry

Art

Muted, Geometric Paintings by Bec Smith

An exhibition of subdued and stunning paintings by Melbourne artist Bec Smith opens tonight at Saint Cloche gallery in Sydney.
Miriam McGarry

Homes

The Rainbow Rental

Kitiya Palaskas shares her Pascoe Vale rental, filled with art, plants, textiles and life!

Join The Conversation On Designing A Sustainable Future

Lucy hosts a dynamic panel discussion with three local leaders (and ladies!) in sustainable design – Join us!
Miriam McGarry

Interiors

A New Standard In Architectural And Interior Hardware

Linear Standard is a sleek new range of door handles and hardware, designed in Melbourne.
Miriam McGarry

Food

Julia Busuttil Nishimura's Seasonal Flavours: Strawberries

Strawberries are back in season, and Julia shows us how to make the most of them, baked in a strawberry galette!
Julia Busuttil Nishimura
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Podcast

TDF Talks with Street Artist, Rone

Lucy talks with one of Melbourne's most exciting artists about the evolution of his career, and making seemingly impossible things happen.

Fundraiser

Robin Boyd Collection Furniture Goes Under The Hammer At Heide!

Register now to bid on one-of-a-kind pieces from the design legend later this month, at Heide Museum of Modern Art.

Gardens

Will Studd's Sub-Tropical Wonderland In Byron Bay

The cheese mogul's New South Wales garden is a vibrant mix of colours and textures.
Georgina Reid

Events

Your First Look At 'Flowering Now' In Collingwood

Don't miss the second annual Flowering Now immersive installation – open this weekend only!
Amelia Barnes

Family

Alison Bell On The Joys And Humiliations Of Working Mum Life

Ashe Davenport talks with the co-creator and star of 'The Letdown' on ABC and Netflix, about turning her parenting struggles into a hit TV s...
Ashe Davenport

Art

Stephen Baker Presents ‘We’re In This Together’

Melbourne artist Stephen Baker opens a new exhibition in Fitzroy.
Amelia Barnes

Architecture

An All-Seasons Beach House Designed For The Whole Family

Inside Whiting Architects' Dunes house – a beach house to suit up to 14 family members and all weather conditions!
Amelia Barnes

Art

A Powerful New Photographic Exhibition From Edward Goldner

View stunning images of North West Africa in cinematographer Edward Goldner’s latest photography exhibition, Nājī.
Miriam McGarry

Interiors

The Dreamiest Kitchens In The World

These incredible Australian kitchens took out four top prizes in the global Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest!

Homes

A 1980s Beachside Brick Home Gets A Dreamy Renovation

Alex Bennett shares her beautifully renovated family home in Suffolk Park, not far from Byron Bay.

Architecture

An Elegant Extension To This Federation Home

Source Architects turn a regional Federation property into a light-flooded home with a garden pavilion, all within a year!
Miriam McGarry

Travel

Is This Private Island Tasmania's Best Kept Secret?

Photographer Kara Rosenlund shares her trip to Tasmania's elusive Satellite Island.
Kara Rosenlund

Architecture

A New Life For This Dream Deco Apartment

Molecule Studio elegantly renovates a heritage apartment in the 1930s Otway block in Hawthorn.
Miriam McGarry

Studio Visit

Melbourne's Newest Ceramics Studio, Shop & Workshop Space

Kiwi-born, Melbourne-based James Lemon shares his impressive new studio space, and his hopes for building community.

On the Market

David And Yuge Bromley Are Selling Their Ballarat Pub!

With artwork, murals and interiors by one of Australia's most renowned artists, here's an opportunity to own an iconic piece of art history....

On the Market

Your Next Rental Could Be These Architect-Designed Apartments In Fitzroy!

A rare opportunity to lease one of six incredible apartments, freshly designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Small Business

Five Ways To Cultivate A Great Company Culture

Our small business expert Fiona Killackey shares five ways to create a brilliant work environment!
Fiona Killackey

Art

The Artist Bringing Traditional Indigenous Weaving Onto The Canvas

Regina Pilawuk Wilson's exhibition ‘Deme Ngayi Nimbi – I made it with my hands’ is on show in Sydney until October 16th.
Miriam McGarry

Architecture

A Home Of Dancing Light and Shadow

Light House by Layan Architecture + Design features an innovative façade, created in collaboration with their client, a lighting designer.
Amelia Barnes

Interiors

An Easy, Breezy Family Home on Sydney’s Northern Beaches

Suzanne Gorman of Studio Gorman shares her kitchen and laundry designs, in this relaxed family weekender by the beach.

Gardens

An Elegant Sydney Garden, Designed in Two Stages

A family garden in Mosman featuring stunning sandstone and beautiful plantings typical of Sydney's North Shore, including Frangipani, Magnol...
Miriam McGarry

Homes

A Home We Fancy!

The Queen of Cakes, Melissa Harris shares her warm and inviting vintage style family home in Box Hill.

Architecture

A Palm Springs-Inspired Oasis In Suburban Sydney

This renovated mid-century home in Vaucluse by Nick Bell Architects brings the WOW-factor!
Miriam McGarry

Travel

Exploring Queensland's Spectacular Western Scenic Rim

Our Brisbane contributor Jo Hoban takes us on her journey through one of Queensland's most stunning regions!
Jo Hoban

Travel

Learn Photography Under The Veneto Sun With Annie’s Provedore And Nikole Ramsay

Take a tour of northern Italy with this all-inclusive, immersive food and photography tour of the Veneto region.
Miriam McGarry

The Good Room

A Family Palazzo In Essendon

Today we're excited to launch a brand new column, authored by our brilliant erstwhile Managing Editor (2011-2016) – Lisa Marie Corso!
Lisa Marie Corso

On the Market

A Picture Perfect Photographer's Pad Is Up For Sale!

Photographers/artists Tom Blachford and Kate Ballis have placed their Yarraville home on the market.

Dream Job

What It's Really Like Working For One Of Melbourne's Best Florists!

Cecilia Fox's managing florist Chloe Szukilojc shares how she landed the job of every Melbourne flower lover's dreams.
42:50

Podcast

TDF Talks With Iconic Australian Artist Ken Done

Australia’s best-known artist discusses his prolific career, and what he's learned about the business of being an artist.

Architecture

A Collector's Cottage In Sydney's Suburbs

Mark Szczerbicki Design Studio creates a home in Bardwell Park that is a real cabinet of curiosities.
Miriam McGarry

Regional

The Australian Couple Fighting The Climate Crisis With Kelp

Meet Jo Lane and Warren Atkins, the pioneering couple committed to building the seaweed farming industry in Australia.
Karen Locke

Interiors

How To Create Your Best-Ever Bedroom

Lauren Li schools us on everything you need to create a stylish sanctuary, in the most personal room in the house.
Lauren Li

Homes

A Spectacular Spanish-Influenced Homestead In The Byron Hinterland

Emma and Tom Lane, co-owners of The Farm in Byron Bay, share their incredible family home – 'The Range'.

Food

11 Vegetarian Recipes For Meat-Free Week!

In support of Meat Free Week, we share some of our favourite plant-based recipes for conscious consumption.

Architecture

An Adaptable Retreat On The Mornington Peninsula

The Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects is a blank canvas, a home that transforms for different functions and configurations.
Miriam McGarry

Shopping

Sunny Prints, Patterns And Textures (Oh My!) In Rachel Castle's New Collection

The Castle designer shares her sunny new collection, and reflects on her longterm friendship with stylist and collaborator Louella Boitel-Gi...

Creative People

The New Australian Furniture Brand That ‘Won’t Break The Bank’

The new Peninsula furniture range by Jake Williamson aims to make local design accessible.

Gardens

A Robust Rooftop Garden In Rozelle

Klaus and Anne Schindhelm share their expansive apartment 'backyard' with spectacular water views!
Georgina Reid

On the Market

Want To Come Home To The Best View In Melbourne?

This 1900s home perched on Ruckers Hill, Northcote renovated by two masterful builders is on the market!

Shopping

Ten Things Lucy Loved At Maison & Objet In Paris!

Lucy shares the top ten picks from her whirlwind trip to Paris, for Maison & Objet, the premier trade fair for decoration, design and lifest...

TDF Design Awards

And Winners Of The TDF Design Awards Are...

After celebrating last night at our fabulous awards ceremony, we are so excited to announce the WINNERS of the TDF Design Awards 2019!

Interiors

Apartment Life, Furnished Right!

Simone Haag Interior Design transforms a tiny apartment in Clifton Hill into a fun and functional space.
Miriam McGarry

TDF Design Awards

The Story Behind Our One-Of-A-Kind Awards Trophies

How glass artist Amanda Dziedzic created the exquisite glass trophies we'll be awarding to the TDF Design Award winners tonight!

Studio Visit

The Art Of Daydreaming, Captured In A New Exhibition By Kat Macleod

Inside ‘Reverist’, a new body of work that goes on show at Lamington Drive tonight!
Elle Murrell

Homes

Plant Mama’s Plant Haven!

Green guru Jenna Holmes aka Plant Mama shares her Collingwood jungle home.

Architecture

A Modern Country Home Inspired By The Aussie Shed

The Wensleydale by Byrne Architects is the epitome of luxe, contemporary country living - and you can stay here!
Miriam McGarry