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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.

Shopping

A Childrenswear Label That Takes Us Back To The Golden Years - WIN With Goldie + Ace!

Get ready to send the kids back to school in style with the Golden Years collection from Goldie + Ace!
Sasha Gattermayr
  7 hours ago

Architecture

A Grecian-Inspired Update For A California Bungalow

Alcorn Middleton update a 1980s family home with arches, white-washed columns and a inspired by quintessential Santorini architecture.

Architecture

A Minimalist, Semi-Prefabricated Beach House

Architect Hannah Tribe of Tribe Studio developed a prototype for a partially prefabricated kit home for her own family beach house in Bundee...

Shopping

The New Ceramics Studio Built On Centuries Of Inherited Knowledge

The debut collection from new ceramics studio House Editions by Claudia Lau brings porcelain bowls, plates and vases in experimental glazes
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Podcast

Dinosaur Designs Co-Founder Louise Olsen On Building An Iconic Australian Brand, On TDF Talks

Lucy Feagins talks to the legendary designer and artist about building an iconic Australian design brand.

14 Brands Making Waves With The Wiggly Trend

From undulating limestone vases to wiggly steel coat-stands, here are 14 wavy furniture pieces and homewares we love!

Interiors

A Dreamy Seaside Artist’s Studio On A 19th Century Farm

Watts Studio and Amiconi Architect collaborate on a new artist's studio on historic Spray Farm on the Bellarine Peninsula. It's a work of ar...

Architecture

A Poky Post-War Cottage Becomes A Mediterranean-Inspired Delight

The Green House by DOOD Studio achieves perfect synchrony between its retro roots and contemporary renovation.

Creative People

Hand Painted Textile Designs Inspired By Canberra’s Modernist Architecture

Sarah Annand of Oat Studio combines a career in the local textile industry with photography, painting and architecture to create delightful,...

Studio Visit

A Beautiful Beading Artist's Composed + Rhythmic Practice

Inspired by mathematics, linguistics, colour and philosophy, Camille Laddawan's beading practice is both personal and universal.

Interiors

A Textural Home Designed For A Family, By Family!

This dreamy South Yarra home is just one of the gorgeous spaces featured in Tamsin Johnson's stunning new book, Spaces for Living.
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Podcast

Interior Designer Lauren Li On Creating The Backdrop To Life, On TDF Talks

In this podcast conversation, interior designer (and beloved TDF columnist!) Lauren Li talks about the genesis of her creative career, her p...

Gardens

A Serendipitous Garden From Two Lifetime Gardeners

John and Jenny Shaw have been tending to this magical garden in Woodend for 50 years - even adding a 'verge garden' for the local community!...

Studio Visit

A Ceramics Studio Nestled Into The Bronte Hills

SAHA architects designed a serene ceramics studio at the bottom of Kati Watson's rambling garden, using raw materials and a spectacular roof...

Shopping

11 Places To Buy Excellent Art Prints

From photography to digital illustrations, these eleven artists, designers and collectives sell high quality art prints to supplement (or st...

Interiors

A Light + Lofty Family Home In Geelong

The Newtown Courtyard House by Tecture architects and Built by Wilson Interior Design is enhanced by stylist Simone Haag with beautiful furn...

Studio Visit

These Hazy, Sunburnt Paintings Are A Call For Climate Action

Kane Lehanneur's evocative, abstract practice has shifted with the increasing urgency of the climate crisis.

Interiors

An Office Space Turned Multi-Level Family Home

Kirsty Ristevski transformed a poky and disconnected office building in Albert Park into a resolved and welcoming family home.

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