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Sasha Gattermayr

Editorial Assistant

Sasha studied English at the University of Melbourne. She is a writer and editor and has worked in publishing and digital media since graduating in 2017. Her work has appeared in The Age, Man Repeller, Broadsheet Melbourne and The New York Times.

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life With Trailblazing Curator, Shonae Hobson

Inside the day of Kaantju woman and curator of Indigenous art at the NGV, Shonae Hobson!
Sasha Gattermayr
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The Ultimate Outdoor Furniture Guide

From sleek and chic to fun and playful, here are four different schemes for the outdoor dining situation of your dreams!

Studio Visit

The Graduate Designer Pushing The Limits Of Traditional Furniture Design

Brigitte Owers-Buccianti is the designer behind Real Non-Real, an exciting new practice making multi-functional furniture pieces.


The Tastiest Recipes Of 2021

From savoury galettes to triple tiered vanilla sponges with craem and lemon curd, these are our five most popular recipes of last year.


The Top Five Apartments Of 2021!

From a tree-top art deco flat filled to an interior designer’s personalised Bondi pad, these are our favourite apartments of the year!


8 Glorious Gardens That Blew Us Away This Year

From a magical hidden flower garden to a rambling plot that has evolved over a lifetime, these are the best gardens we featured this year.


New Holiday Table Linen That Will Take You Straight To Summer!

Bonnie and Neil teamed up with CLO Studios for the ultimate seaside-inspired summer collection of table-cloths, napkins, cushions + more.

Creative People

An Illustrator’s Delicate Wallpaper That Looks Like Art

Sarah Hingle's hand-drawn textiles and wallpapers are designed in Burleigh Heads, QLD and manufactured locally under her brand, 'These Walls...


A Rambling Garlic + Dahlia Farm In The New South Wales Hills

Tenterfield Creek Organics is a productive farm, a Mediterranean-inspired garden, a yoga retreat (!) - and home to lifelong gardener Rose Ha...

Studio Visit

Inside The Delicious, Uncanny World Of Painter Emma Creasey

The emerging artist invites us into her studio to learn more about her narrative-fulled, distinctive painting style.


An Epic New Exhibition Celebrating The Women Bark Painters Of Arnhem Land

A conversation with Myles Russell-Cook, Curator of Indigenous Art at NGV, about 'Bark Ladies: Eleven Artists from Yirrkala', which is on now...

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life Of Food Entrepreneur + Media Mogul, Marion Grasby

The internet-famous chef, author, product developer and media mogul (of Masterchef Australia acclaim!) takes us behind the scenes of her ube...


A Peachy, Beachy Apartment On The Sunshine Coast

CG Design Studio gives this Mediterranean-style pad on the Sunshine Coast from the late 80s an aesthetic update!


Excellent Ideas For The Ultimate Stylish Summer Dining Table

Up your entertaining game with these on-trend tablescaping ideas, filled with pieces from local creatives!


A London-Inspired Victorian Terrace With 'New Classic' Charm

Interior architect Sophie Davies transforms this 19th-century Melbourne residence into a contemporary family home in a New Classic style. It...

Creative People

Making Accessible Gardens That Enhance Your Life, With Miniscapes!

Clea Cregan of Miniscape Projects is passionate about creating green spaces that offer a powerful remedy to the stresses of modern life.


A Perfectly Proportioned Marrickville House

The Marrickville House by Aileen Sage sees a sympathetic renovation of a heritage home turned from dilapidated to luminous!


A Dreamy Interior Update For A Coastal Summer House

Arent&Pyke steered clear of the typical beach-house aesthetic when creating this layered holiday house in Palm Beach, NSW.

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 – we would love to hear from you.

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