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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. She is currently a regular columnist for Domain magazine.

Homes

A Historic Melbourne Apartment With Artful, Lived-In Interiors

Interior designer Leigh Ellwood invites us inside her 1930s Beverley Hills apartment in South Yarra.

At Home With Sheridan

The Minimalist Inner-City Sanctuary Of Skincare Guru James Vivian + Ben Esakoff

A Prahran Edwardian cottage meets a minimalist architectural addition, with exposed materials, an impressive art collection, and textured Sh...

Homes

An Artist’s Spanish Mission Home In Newcastle

The recently-renovated home of artist Annie Everingham and family feels like a piece of California… in Newcastle!

Homes

A Refined Bronte Beach Apartment Rental

The Bronte apartment of Monica Colla and architect Ben Feher is equal parts refined home, design studio, and weekend surf shack!

Homes

A Bright + Happy Family Beach House

The Palm Springs-inspired beach home of Wowhaus artist Kate Jansen and family in Mount Martha.

Homes

An Adults Only Terrace, Channelling Mid-Century Party Houses!

The home of Hugh Crothers and Matt Badura playfully champions the couple’s lifestyle and sexuality, eschewing heteronormative ideals withi...

Homes

A Very Melbourne Share House Rented By Creative Beekeepers!

The sprawling open-plan Fitzroy apartment of beekeepers and artists, Samantha McIntyre and Elsa Bryant.

Shopping

David Jones Spotlights New Zealand Designers In A Major New Showcase

The most exciting New Zealand brands (including those never offered in Australia before!) have landed at David Jones for a one-month event.

Homes

The Charming Fitzroy Rental Of Two Artists

Artists Jordy van den Nieuwendijk and Kate Isobel Scott have made their rented Fitzroy property a warm, eclectic home… without a single st...

Homes

A Stylist + Podcaster’s Layered, Textured Seaside Home

Kerrie-Ann Jones’ renovated retro pad in Sydney’s southern beaches is a sun-drenched dream home!

Homes

A Creative Couple’s Loft-Style Pad, With Brooklyn Vibes!

Designer Phi Do and his husband Yaniv Brayer give us a tour through their warehouse-style Richmond townhouse.

At Home With Sheridan

Interior Designer Natalie Walton’s Restorative Cottage Escape

'The Still House' is designer Natalie Walton's shed turned self-contained studio, styled to perfection with Sheridan textiles.

Homes

This Rustic Melbourne Apartment Is A Zen Retreat From Inner-City Life

Content creator and creative director Loui Burke has created the perfect rustic retreat in the heart of a bustling CBD.

Interiors

How To Upcycle A Timber Cabinet Into A Luxe Home Bar

Lucy's step-by-step guide, transforming a timber cabinet into a beautiful home bar, using Feast Watson's range of timber coat and care produ...

Homes

An Interior Designer’s Playful Family ‘Art House’

The playfully decorated Toorak home of interior designer and stylist, Zoe Murphy, and her family.

Interiors

The 2022 Dulux Colour Awards Winners!

Australian and New Zealand design projects showcasing the most ambitious and innovative use of colour have been awarded at the 2022 Dulux Co...

Giveaway

Win A Sleek, Chrome Prize Pack From Cult-Status Brand, Frank Green!

A very shiny give-away, from the Melbourne brand that made the humble water bottle a social media sensation!

Homes

Dee Tang + Desmond Sweeney’s Fremantle Family Home

The creative 1940s family home of Dee Tang and Desmond Sweeney, aka 'The Lady California'.

The Design Files acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net