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Lucy Feagins


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.


A Modern Family’s Treetop Rental Property

The heartwarming North Warrandyte rental of Tilly Barber, her six-year-old son Mars, and friends Albee Barton and Justyn Burrow.


The Gorgeous Family Home Of The Design Files' Advertising Manager, Chelsea Hall!

This dreamy renovation in Melbourne's suburbs is the ultimate Australian family home!

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: 'Here, In My Mind', By Amalia Keefer

We're so excited to be hosting the debut solo show from this promising young artist – and pre-sales are now open!

How To

Keeping Your Home Clean and Clutter-Free, with Jenna Densten

The interior designer, educator and former contestant on The Block shares her top tips for keeping any home clean, tidy and clutter free –...


An Architect’s Breathtaking Mid-Century Home On The Great Ocean Road!

This mid-century Lorne home has been sympathetically updated by owner-architect Josh Crosbie, and the results are MAJOR!


This Spectacularly Beautiful Island Getaway Is Tasmania's Best Kept Secret

Lucy shares highlights of her memorable recent family getaway to Flinders Island, off the North East coast of Tasmania.


The End Of An Era For This Impeccably Styled Mid-Century Melbourne Rental

Friends and business partners Holly Thompson and Stephanie Lane parent their respective daughters in this 1960s Kew East home... one of the


These Australian-Made, Non-Toxic Home Care Products Have Natural Super Powers!

Meet the husband and wife team behind Koala Eco - the Sydney based brand behind these all natural, divine-smelling home care & personal care...


A Dreamy, Nostalgic Family Home in Melbourne's Suburbs

Sympathetic renovations featuring recycled materials have made the 1930s Malvern East family home of Josh and Anastasia Elias even better th...


The TDF Kids Art Awards WINNERS!

Meet the five talented winners and 15 runners up of the TDF Kids Art Awards, proudly presented by Honan.


A Boarding House Turned Gorgeous, Rambling + Indestructible Family Home!

The warm and inviting family St Kilda West home of Keryn and Stephen Nossal.


A Designer’s Colourful + Curvaceous Coogee Rental!

Inside the Coogee home of Reliquia Jewellery founder, Ana Piteira, and her husband Jonathan McFarlane.

TDF Design Awards

Announcing... The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2021!

It's time to enter The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards! Our broad-reaching and inclusive awards program that shines a spotlight on Aust...


Jenna and Josh Densten’s Dreamy New Family Home

The new North Melbourne family home of serial renovators Jenna and Josh Densten combines calm serenity, and practicality.

Mother's Day Must Haves

A Massive Mother's Day Discount On All Thames & Hudson Books!

Take 30% off all Thames & Hudson books this mother's day with our exclusive reader offer!


These New Luxury Coastal Cabins On Phillip Island Really Raise The Bar!

A tour of Fives Acres, a brand new boutique accommodation offering on Victoria's rugged South Coast.

Design Eye

Suzanne Gorman on Modernising a Mid-Century Home

Taking into account considerations of form, function and scale, interior designer Suzanne Gorman shares her design approach for mid century


A Heartwarming Home Of A Stylist (And Family!)

Justine and Bob Murphy's warm and welcoming family home is like a slice of the country... in Northcote!

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