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Lucy Feagins

Editor

Lucy studied Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne. In a former life, she worked as a set dresser in the film industry, and as a stylist.  Lucy has contributed to titles including Inside Out, The Age and The Saturday Paper.

Homes

THIS Is How You Renovate An Architect-Designed, Mid-Century Home!

Amelia and Oliver Hesketh and share their sympathetic renovation of their 1969 Upper North Shore home, which saved every piece of original j...
Lucy Feagins
  18 hours ago

Design Eye

Mardi Doherty on The 80’s Revival Interior

From bold colour, to chunky, curvy furniture forms, the 1980s is back, baby! Interior Designer Mardi Doherty gives us her take, in partnersh...

Homes

A Creative Couple's Lovingly Renovated 1950's Home

Lucy Spartalis and Alastair Innes of She Takes Pictures He Makes Films share their renovated 1950s home in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges.

Homes

A Local Post Office Transformed Into A Meaningful Family Home

How photographer Alexandrena Parker, and carpenter Michael Riseley, turned a rundown former post office in Beaconsfield Upper, Victoria, int...

Homes

An Artist's Thoroughly Sophisticated Brisbane Rental

Decorated with vintage furniture, treasured artwork and handmade ceramics, potter Nicolette Johnson and web designer Tom Dawson share their

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'I've Missed You, But Not That Much' By Emma Currie

The Melbourne-based artist's solo show elegantly balances abstraction with figurative forms, and it launches online today!

Homes

A Collingwood Warehouse Transformed With Paint + Plants

Artist Ellen Porteus and Ryan Klewer of Plant Charmer share their colourful Collingwood warehouse home!

Homes

An Art-Filled Melbourne Family Home, With Santorini Vibes!

Artist and interior decorator Phoebe Rolleston, and husband George Rolleston, share their relaxed and elegant family home in Glen Iris.

Design Eye

Jean-Pierre Biasol On The Modern Classic Interior

Award winning Melbourne designer Jean-Pierre Biasol shares his design wisdom - and introduces us to heritage Austrian brand, Wittmann, avail...

Homes

A True Family Home, Passed Down Over Generations

The 1923 Moonee Ponds home of Martin and Jennifer Tighe has been passed down over generations, and features two former dairy buildings and a...

Homes

A European-Style, Beachside Melbourne Apartment!

The 1920s St Kilda apartment of friends John Wares and Peter Papadopoulos has been completely reconfigured in a beautiful renovation.

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Portalis' By Hannah Nowlan

A series of 15 richly textured paintings exploring retreat, regeneration and the rapidly changing world around us from the talented Victoria...

Homes

The Colourful Family Home Of Fenton & Fenton Owner, Lucy Fenton!

The Malvern home of Lucy Fenton, owner of Fenton & Fenton, is a vibrant, eclectic and thoroughly sunshine-y space!
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Kitchens

Kennedy Nolan Design The Quintessential Modern Australian Kitchen, With Laminex

The award-winning Australian architecture practice collaborate with Laminex to create two clever contemporary kitchens.

TDF Design Awards

Australia’s Most Inspiring New Furniture Designs, From The TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2020!

From a modular sofa to a cabinet inspired by musical notes, these 14 finalists represent the best furniture designers in the country right n...

Homes

The Delightful Home Of The Design Files’ Managing Editor, Sally Tabart!

Take a tour of The Design Files' managing editor, Sally Tabart, and partner Jeremy's, wonderful 1920s Thornbury home!

Design Eye

Kerry Phelan on The 'WOW' Factor Couch

Interior Designer Kerry Phelan of KPDO gives us the low-down on one of her favourite classic design pieces, the de Sede DS-600 sofa.

Homes

A Creative Family’s Inner-City Converted Warehouse

This design-filled warehouse in Melbourne is home to Lightly founder Cindy-Lee Davies, her husband Willie, and their adorable son Teal!

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