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Amelia Barnes

Staff Writer + Researcher

Amelia is a writer and holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Monash University. Originally from Wagga Wagga, NSW, she has been living in Melbourne for the past eight years. Her work has appeared in The Age, Domain, Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Australian Women’s Weekly, Delicious and SBS. She loves Taylor Swift.


A Serene Japanese-Inspired Home In Melbourne

Japanese design principles underpin Highbury Grove by Ritz&Ghougassian, designed for the studio's co-director.
Amelia Barnes
  11 hours ago


Introducing The 2020 Dulux Colour Awards Finalists!

From a candy pink bathroom to an all-green-everything living room, take a closer look at our favourite residential projects shortlisted for


How To Start A Productive Garden TODAY!

We turn to three seasoned experts for tips on how to get started, what to plant in small spaces and how long it will take to start seeing re...


Elevating A Classic Queenslander, In More Ways Than One!

In Teneriffe House, Vokes and Peters put their own spin on a classic 'raise and build under' Brisbane renovation.


Three Amazing Homes, As Seen At Palm Springs' Modernism Week

Take a virtual tour of three, iconic mid-century houses we visited at Palm Springs Modernism Week, 2020.


When Two Homes Become One

Two adjacent houses in Fitzroy North become one very unique family home, by Austin Maynard Architects.


A Melbourne CBD Apartment That Embraces Its Industrial History

Melanie Beynon and Megan Hounslow strip back an 1870s Melbourne apartment back to its roots.


This Charming 1850s Property Is Daylesford’s Newest Boutique Accommodation

Stay in one of three enchanting properties at Poets Lodge Daylesford.


A Revitalised ‘50s Home in Sydney’s Lane Cove

What does a young family do when they’ve outgrown their beloved home? While some say move, Those Architects say improve!


Rachel Castle's Most Colourful Range To Date!

Castle launches their latest bedding range, 'Little Garden', and it's a winner!


A Multigenerational, Modern Farmhouse

Two houses are better than one, in this beach house for two families by Tom Robertson Architects.


An Old School Campground Transformed Into A Beachside Paradise

A tired holiday camp in Esperance, WA, is now a picture-perfect boutique accomodation offering.

Sustainable Homes

The Perfect Prefab Home in South Gippsland

Prefabricated construction is behind this sustainable home designed by Pleysier Perkins, and built by Prebuilt, in Bena, South Gippsland.


An Out Of The Ordinary Beach House in Phillip Island

Inside Casa X by Branch Studio Architects – a courtyard home in Phillip Island, inspired by the native landscape.


A Curvy, Unexpected Renovation For A Heritage Home

Bryant Alsop Architects introduce light, space and surprising features to this suburban Melbourne home.


A Monolithic Yet Sensual New Furniture Collection From Sarah Ellison

Stylist-turned-furniture-designer has released her third collection, SOL, inspired by sensual 1970's shapes.


An Architect’s Self-Designed Butterfly Home!

The family home of Pleysier Perkins director, Simon Perkins. We've said it before, we'll say it again – architects always have the best h...


A Renovated 1930s Home Overlooking Brisbane River

This Brisbane home better embraces its riverside location, thanks to an innovative new design by Owen Architecture.