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Sally Tabart

Managing Editor

Sally is a writer, editor and producer. She is the founding editor of a publication and creative space in Fitzroy called Ladies of Leisure (you can read the TDF feature on the space here!).

Sally worked as a freelance writer and in the film industry before moving to New York in 2014. After finding her feet in Melbourne again, she joined the TDF dream team in 2017.

Studio Visit

Peachy Green's Feel Good Gardens

We visit Landscape Designer Frances Hale of Peachy Green in her divine new workspace in Fairfield.


Loose Leaf Studio Open 'En Route' At Heide Museum of Modern Art

Artists Charlie Lawler and Wona Bae transform the iconic Heide II building with a cascading botanical installation, 'En Route'.

Studio Visit

Sensual Ceramics That Celebrate The Human Form

We visit ceramicist, graphic designer, and mother-of-three Sophie Nolan, in her serene studio on Sydney's Northern Beaches.


Meet The Next Generation Of Artists From Maningrida, NT

Young artists Kenan Namunjdja and Rosina Gunjarrwanga are front and centre of the MCA's prestigious Primavera 2019 exhibition, on now in Syd...

Dream Job

Making Magic With The Creative Director Of The Big Group

Steffanie D’Alberto landed her dream job at Bruce + Chyka Keebaugh’s events empire three-and-a-half years ago. Here’s how she did it!


The Tiny Beachside Apartment That Packs An Architectural Punch

A personal project for architect James Garvan, this original 1965 apartment in Clovelly is now living its best life.

Studio Visit

The Creative Couple Behind THAT Chair (And More Timeless Designs!)

Meet Andrew and Gabby, the pair behind one of our favourite new furniture design studios!

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life Of Anna Schwartz, Gallerist

Passions for art, food and culture intertwine, in the daily routine of this inimitable Melbourne icon. 

Studio Visit

Melbourne's Newest Ceramics Studio, Shop & Workshop Space

Kiwi-born, Melbourne-based James Lemon shares his impressive new studio space, and his hopes for building community.

Dream Job

What It's Really Like Working For One Of Melbourne's Best Florists!

Cecilia Fox's managing florist Chloe Szukilojc shares how she landed the job of every Melbourne flower lover's dreams.


Sunny Prints, Patterns And Textures (Oh My!) In Rachel Castle's New Collection

The Castle designer shares her sunny new collection, and reflects on her longterm friendship with stylist and collaborator Louella Boitel-Gi...

TDF Design Awards

The Story Behind Our One-Of-A-Kind Awards Trophies

How glass artist Amanda Dziedzic created the exquisite glass trophies we'll be awarding to the TDF Design Award winners tonight!

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life Of Jamie Durie, Designer + Media Personality

We talk to a legendary Aussie icon about finding the time to manage his multiple pursuits!


Meet Three Geelong-Based Painters Interpreting The Same Landscape

Amy Wright, Liz Wickramasinghe and Emma Itzstein interpret the same environment in their own styles for a group show, 'Gardens of Mind and M...

Studio Visit

Ceramics That Celebrate The Decline Of The Disposable

Melbourne-based ceramicist Shari Lowndes of Szilvassy shares her first collection of beautiful, functional ceramics.

In Print

Family, Food + Feelings Is A New Kind Of Parenting Book

Multifaceted creative Kate Berry has just released her new book chock-full of recipes, stories and everyday adventures to share with your ki...

Creative People

Japanese Design Meets Mid-Century Modern In These Sculptural Ceramics

Melbourne-based ceramicist Jan Vogelpoel celebrates clay through her architectural ceramic forms.


Shifting Time And Space With Jasmine Mansbridge

Explore the artist’s new exhibition ‘Your Time For The Moon’, showing at 19Karen gallery.