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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.

NATIONAL

The Ultimate Tap For A Minimalist Kitchen

New additions to Phoenix’s award-winning Axia line expand the modern minimalist collection to sleek new heights!
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These Hand Painted Ceramics Celebrate The Soft Power Of Women

Femme Fantasy is the new 22-piece collaborative collection of painted, ceramic vessels from artist Marisa Mu and ceramicist Alicia McVilly.

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A Fabulous Fresh Festive Collection From Studio Milligram

Designed in collaboration with artist Jo Dyer, Studio Milligram’s new Christmas collection is inspired by the colours of an Australian sum...
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VIC

Shop 12 Local Ceramicists Under One Roof This Weekend!

The insanely popular ceramics shopping event Three Day Clay is back for a Christmas edition on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, this week...

NATIONAL

'Bonne' Is The New Fashion Brand From Textiles Queen Bonnie Ashley!

Bonne is a luxury resortwear label with fabrics and patterns hand painted by the founder of Bonnie and Neil.

News

Finally, Un-Ugly Air Conditioners!

The Unico Pro air conditioner from Olimpia Splendid replaces bulky external motors with discrete wall vents. 
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VIC

It’s That Time Of Year Again… CIBImas Is Back!

Our favourite Japanese eatery and retailer Cibi is hosting their annual CIBImas sale this week – with 10% off online + in-store!

VIC

An Epic Art Exhibition + Fundraiser Featuring Thirteen Local Artists

Minimum Wines brings together Mia Boe, Amalia Keefer, Charlotte Alldis + ten others for ARISE, an exhibition and art auction to raise funds
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Limited Edition Shoppable Artworks To Celebrate Heide’s 40th Birthday!

Artists such as Tai Snaith, Melanie Katsalidis, Alpha60 and more create a series of original artworks + shoppable, limited-edition pieces th...
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A Minty Fresh New Laundry Range From Koala Eco

Give every room in the house the Koala Eco treatment with the brand’s new laundry liquid and linen spray, scented with Australian botanica...
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How To Nail Curated Maximalism, According To An Australian Interiors Legend

Interior designer Anna Spiro imparts two decades of design wisdom in her new book from Thames & Hudson, A Life In Pattern.
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This Week

Architecture

A Japanese-Inspired Heritage Home Transformation

Ha Architecture overcame heritage restrictions to transform this Hawthorn home into a Japanese-inspired tranquil space.

Architecture

A Flood-Proof Transformation Of A 1960s Brisbane Home

Lineburg Wang saved a 1960s Paddington, Brisbane home from future flood damage, and added an inspired indoor-outdoor extension.

On The Market

Victorian Charm Meets Dramatic Modern Luxury In This Princes Hill Home For Sale

Featuring so many modern, custom made elements, every room in this house has its own distinct personality!

Shopping

Greenhouse Interiors Have Transformed This Heritage Warehouse Into A Fully Shoppable Interiors Mega Space!

Julia Green’s latest venture is her most ambitious yet - a completely shoppable interior project spanning 600 square metres and two floors...
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One Room Wonders

A Classic, Colourful Kids Room Transformation

We transform a simple baby's bedroom, with Surround by Laminex wall panelling, and a playful injection of colour, pattern and texture!

Family

Finding Harmony In Life, Business And Family, With Meg Tanaka Of CIBI

CIBI's Meg Tanaka on growing up in Japan, running a family business with three young boys, and living life the CIBI way.

Podcast

Cormach Evans On Creating Space For Aboriginal Excellence, On TDF Talks

In our podcast season finale, Yorta Yorta man Cormach Evans talks to host Lucy Feagins about the two organisations he founded and directs: S...

News

The Ultimate Tap For A Minimalist Kitchen

New additions to Phoenix’s award-winning Axia line expand the modern minimalist collection to sleek new heights!
Sponsored

Designers At Home

At Home With Architect Shin Kil + Visual Merchandiser Jessie Choi

The minimalist Fitzroy apartment of architect Shin Kil and visual merchandiser Jessie Choi, featuring the sleek Samsung The Serif TV.

Architecture

A Breathtaking Coastal Home On The Tasmanian Shoreline

This serene holiday home by Tanner Architects makes the most of its rugged Tasmanian outlook.

Shopping

Shop Local At This Fabulous Pop-Up, By Four Of Our Favourite Creatives

Hattie Molloy, Sunday Salon, Curio Practice and Nicole Lawrence Studio come together for a month-long retail residency in Fitzroy. Retail is...

Shopping

11 Curated, Independent Homewares Stores We're Obsessed With!

The gifting season is upon us, but these local stores have an impeccable selection of items all year round!

Modernist Australia

A Pristine Mid-Century Family Home Buried In Greenery

A North Balwyn home designed by architect Alan Nance and built in 1957 is on the market, and it's amazing!
Trish Callan

News

These Hand Painted Ceramics Celebrate The Soft Power Of Women

Femme Fantasy is the new 22-piece collaborative collection of painted, ceramic vessels from artist Marisa Mu and ceramicist Alicia McVilly.

Homes

A Perfectly Personalised Art Deco Rental

The colourful, art deco South Yarra apartment of Skinny Wolf owner and florist Leila Sanderson, and sound engineer Tony Espie.
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