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A month of TDF News. Keeping you up to date on art & cultural events, exhibitions, and other creative happenings across Australia.

VIC

Take A (Free!) Guided Walk Of Fitzroy To Explore First Nations History

Download the Yalinguth app to hear immersive First Nations stories as you explore the streets of the inner north this National Reconciliatio...
Christina Karras
  8 hours ago

NATIONAL

Wear Yellow This National Reconciliation Week To Raise Money For Children's Ground!

The annual fundraiser asks us to take action and brighten the future for First Nations kids.
Christina Karras

NATIONAL

Wudjari Noongar Woman Leah Bennet’s New Cushion Range Celebrates Culture + Country

Interior and furniture designer Leah Bennet is championing First Nation’s creativity in the world of design!
Christina Karras

VIC

‘Open Mess’ Brings Together Art And Food For A Good Cause

Attend an ‘art feast for good’, featuring Melbourne’s best foodies across the art and hospitality industries, to raise mon...
Christina Karras

NSW

DOMO Opens A Luxurious New Sydney Flagship Showroom

Sydneysiders have a new design destination to explore – and it’s been curated to help you find your dream furniture!
Sponsored

national

Mark Your Calendars For Cult’s Massive Sale Of Designer Furniture

It’s the best time of the year to score huge savings on your favourite designer furniture pieces!
Sponsored

national

Buy Luxury Furniture For Less At DOMO’s Major Mid-Year Sale!

Shop some of the industry’s most iconic (and coveted) brands at discounted prices – for a limited time only!
Sponsored

VIC

Immerse Yourself In Innovative, Game-Changing Art At The Other Art Fair

Explore art less ordinary, installations and shop affordable art from more than 100 independent artists later this month!
Sponsored

NSW

Saturday Indesign Returns To Sydney, With A Jam-Packed Program!

The one-day showroom event brings together the best of Australia’s design scene with a range of talks, interactive installations, and work...
Sponsored

national

Kip&Co Celebrate Their 10th Birthday With A Magical Mirka Mora Collab

Shop Kip&Co’s 10th birthday collection of bedding, table linen and apparel covered Mirka Mora’s legendary artworks!
Christina Karras

NATIONAL

Alice Oehr's Delightful New Book Will Transport You To Paris

The Melbourne illustrator’s latest book, Pretend You’re In Paris, helps recreate the sights, sounds and smells of Paris – with...
Christina Karras

NATIONAL

The Creative Forces Raising Funds For Flood Relief + How You Can Help

Five local creative businesses doing their bit to raise money for flood relief. Here’s how you can help (and maybe score some beautifu...

NATIONAL

GlobeWest Launches New Tactile + Tonal 2022 Collections

Introducing Volume #02 – GlobeWest’s second 2022 capsule featuring six new furniture collections and 250 products. 
Sponsored

VIC

Find Exclusive + Elusive Candles At New Online Store Too Pretty To Burn

Melbourne-based online store Too Pretty To Burn is your new go-to for contemporary designer candles.
Sponsored

VIC

Explore Your Favourite Fabrics At Home With Warwick Fabrics’ New Virtual Reality Tool

See your favourite Warwick Fabrics swatches and furnishings in your home with the tap of a finger!
Sponsored

VIC

An Epic Sidney Nolan Retrospective Is Coming To Heide

Legends collide at this new exhibition of iconic Sidney Nolan works at Heide, one of Melbourne’s much-loved art institutions.
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This Week

News

DOMO Opens A Luxurious New Sydney Flagship Showroom

Sydneysiders have a new design destination to explore – and it’s been curated to help you find your dream furniture!
Sponsored

News

Take A (Free!) Guided Walk Of Fitzroy To Explore First Nations History

Download the Yalinguth app to hear immersive First Nations stories as you explore the streets of the inner north this National Reconciliatio...
Christina Karras
  8 hours ago

Studio Visit

Inside That Paper Joint's Playful World Of Collage + Creativity

Maximillian Malone and Zoe Crook run the collage studio, workshop and gallery space ‘dedicated to all things paper and scissors’.
Christina Karras

Stays

Shop (Or Stay!) At Melbourne’s Latest Creative Concept Space, Ours Fitzroy

The new space is a shopfront, gallery, and unique accommodation space all-in-one, designed to showcase 'nice things'.
Christina Karras

Homes

A Retro Templestowe Rental, Complete With An Indoor Pool!

Vintage furniture seller Carrissa Leary's retro family home, filled with incredible vintage pieces, and complete with an indoor pool!

Food

Julia's Hand-Rolled Cavatelli With Clams + 'Nduja

Julia's latest heart-warming dish combines all the best things; hand-made pasta (if you please), fresh seafood and smoky, spicy 'nduja (a sp...
Julia Busuttil Nishimura

On The Market

A 1970s Beauty Heads To Auction In Balwyn

A 1970s home in near original condition designed by architect Kenneth Edelstein has hit the market in Balwyn. And, it's for sale for only th...

Travel

Lucy's Best Tassie Holiday Itinerary Ever!

Our editor Lucy Feagins shares the full itinerary from her recent family trip to Tasmania.

On The Market

A Stylishly Renovated Family Bungalow For Sale In Brunswick

An elegantly transformed, family-friendly Melbourne bungalow has hit the market at 36 Fourth Avenue, Brunswick!

Architecture

This New Northcote Home Takes Its Cues From Italian Villages

Think of West Bend House — a new Northcote home designed by MRTN Architects with Brave New Eco — as an ‘inhabited pathway,’ inspired...

Architecture

A Thoughtful Northcote Renovation Brings Family Together With An Open Backyard Kitchen

Fireside House by Breathe architects draws on the homeowners' upbringing in the country, and their love of spending time outdoors by the fir...
Christina Karras

Sustainable Homes

An 8.4 Star Home In Australia’s Most Sustainable Housing Development

A South Gippsland home by EME Design that proves sustainable design can beautiful, clever, and cost effective.
Amelia Barnes
  15 hours ago

News

‘Open Mess’ Brings Together Art And Food For A Good Cause

Attend an ‘art feast for good’, featuring Melbourne’s best foodies across the art and hospitality industries, to raise mon...
Christina Karras

News

Wear Yellow This National Reconciliation Week To Raise Money For Children's Ground!

The annual fundraiser asks us to take action and brighten the future for First Nations kids.
Christina Karras

Stays

A Beautifully Restored 1890s Victorian Home In West Hobart

Book a holiday to Lumière Lodge — a restored 1890s Victorian home full of charm and history in West Hobart.
Amelia Barnes
  7 hours ago
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