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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. She is currently a regular columnist for Domain magazine.

Design Eye

Creating A Timeless Interior, With Jean-Pierre Biasol

Melbourne interior designer Jean-Pierre Biasol reveals how interior spaces can outlive trends, thanks to careful furniture selections.
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A Melbourne Family’s Romantic Edwardian Home

The family home of artist Octavia Tomyn is a classic, stately Edwardian filled with sentimental art!


A First Home Buyer’s Refined Brunswick ‘Terrace House’

Izzi McGrath has found her forever home in her beautifully styled, sustainably-designed Brunswick apartment.


The Idyllic Country Family Home Of The Design Files’ Partnerships Manager, Alice Ziebell!

Alice and Marlon Ziebell moved to South Gippsland during Covid lockdowns, and never looked back. See inside their newly renovated home!


A 1970s Northern Beaches Rental, Where Everyday Feels Like A Holiday!

Everyday’s a holiday in the family home of film directors Helena Brooks and Jae Morrison on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.


An Interior Designer's Dreamy Beach House On The Great Ocean Road

Interior designer Leigh Ellwood’s serene + minimal beach house - with a million dollar view!


Designer Style Meets GreenPower In The Sydney Apartment Of Jono Fleming

How interior designer Jono Fleming made his home more sustainable, in just three minutes.


A Vintage Farmhouse On Sydney’s Upper North Shore

It looks like an authentic country farmhouse, but Alexandra Nea Graham’s family home is an almost entirely new-build!


A Quirky Redfern Terrace With A Hidden Green Roof

The unconventional family home of designer Sacha Coles, split over 4 levels!


An Owner-Designed Renovation Of A 1970s South Yarra Apartment

How designers Lola Digby-Diercks and Sebastian Owen completely transformed their South Yarra apartment in just six months.


A Cosy Retro Rental In Melbourne’s North West

Dog lovers Michelle Campbell and Katy Louise share their warm and welcoming rented home in Maidstone.


A Lovingly Updated Mid-Century Beaumaris Home

A 1961 mid-century modern house in Melbourne’s bayside area, carefully restored by owners Natashia Ting and Peter Rosser, with Tecture arc...


10 Unforgettable Apartments of 2022

2022 was the year of incredible apartment tours here at TDF. We stepped inside some iconic buildings and got a taste of just how fabulous ap...


8 Inspiring Before + After Transformations That Blew Us Away In 2022!

There’s no greater inspiration than a ‘before and after’ transformation. We’ve rounded up eight of the best to spark your next proje...

Sustainable Homes

9 Innovative Homes That Championed Sustainability In 2022

These environmentally-conscious homes prove that style and design aren't compromised when sustainability is considered.


6 Of Our Favourite Coastal Homes of 2022

Today we’re taking a look back at some of our favourite coastal homes from 2022 - and planning our next trip to the beach, stat!


The 10 Most Spectacular Stays of 2022

Wanderlust was back on the cards this year, and we saw some incredible getaway spots to fuel it! Here are our favourites.


10 Incredible Architect-Designed Homes We Saw In 2022

From big builds to clever renovations, and small, impactful designs, these are the most popular architect-designed homes we featured in 2022...

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