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TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: ‘Martumili Artists’

Introducing a group show in collaboration with the incredible Martumili Artists from Newman, Western Australia!
Lucy Feagins
  11 hours ago

Shopping

Bold + Funky Rugs From Local Creative, Objects By Kit

Melbourne designer Katie Ford launched her lockdown-inspired furniture business with a duo of funky rugs, designed to brighten up our living...
Christina Karras

News

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

Sustainable Homes

Two Sustainable Rental Properties In Melbourne’s Middle Ring

Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture is an environmentally-sustainable and well-designed rental housing project in Melbourne's Glen Iris...

News

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

Homes

A Spanish Mission Wonderland In Tamarama

A rental like no other! The stunning Sydney apartment of film and TV directors Jordana Johnson and Charlie Ford.

Architecture

A Compact Modern Treehouse In Otford, NSW

A man and his dog's treehouse-inspired timber home designed by Barnacle Studio and located south of Sydney.

Stays

6 Dreamy Luxico Stays To Bookmark For Your Next Winter Escape

We've pulled together our favourite Luxico stays from across New South Wales and Victoria, so you can start planning your next getaway!
Christina Karras

News

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!
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Top Stories

Architecture

A Rare Look Inside Fitzroy’s Iconic 1930s Cairo Flats

A look inside one of Melbourne's best and earliest examples of well-designed, minimal, medium-density housing — designed in 1935 by archit...

Homes

Alistair Knox’s Former Studio Turned Family Home

Tilly Barber and her son Marley have converted the former Eltham office of prolific local architect Alistair Knox into their own home.

Homes

Australian Fashion Legend Pip Edwards’ Rose Bay Home

The bold yet sophisticated home of the P.E Nation co-founder and creative director, in Sydney's Rose Bay.

A Day In The Life

A Day In The Life Of Pastry Chef Patti Chimkire Of Mali Bakes

Pastry chef and cake baker extraordinaire Patti Chimkire of Mali Bakes takes us inside her jam-packed day and oh-so-sweet studio.
Christina Karras

Homes

The Eclectic + Cosy Collingwood 'Ma House'

Ma House is both a unique home and an events space available to rent, located above a Collingwood shop.

News

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

Sustainable Homes

Two Sustainable Rental Properties In Melbourne’s Middle Ring

Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture is an environmentally-sustainable and well-designed rental housing project in Melbourne's Glen Iris...

News

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

Homes

A Spanish Mission Wonderland In Tamarama

A rental like no other! The stunning Sydney apartment of film and TV directors Jordana Johnson and Charlie Ford.

Architecture

A Compact Modern Treehouse In Otford, NSW

A man and his dog's treehouse-inspired timber home designed by Barnacle Studio and located south of Sydney.

Stays

6 Dreamy Luxico Stays To Bookmark For Your Next Winter Escape

We've pulled together our favourite Luxico stays from across New South Wales and Victoria, so you can start planning your next getaway!
Christina Karras

News

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

Interiors

A Perfectly Polished Fitzroy Apartment With Soaring 6-Metre-High Ceilings

Inside the thoughtful Edition Office-designed apartment of Apostrophe.xyz creative director, Crystal Fong.
Christina Karras

Stays

A ‘Magic’ Tiny Beach House In Unspoiled Walkerville

A new tiny beach house in south-west Gippsland, Victoria, by the team at Jacky Winter Places - and its available for holiday rental!

On The Market

A Surprisingly Contemporary Victorian Terrace For Sale In Fitzroy North

This striking workers' cottage hides an impressive renovation by Anon Studio and Freadman White inside - and it's on the market!
Christina Karras

Creative People

Sustainability-Driven Photographer Marnie Hawson On Forging Her Own Path

The B Corp certified photographer shares how she came to focus on sustainable architecture, and the power in saying no to jobs unaligned to
Christina Karras

Interiors

Interior Stylist Steve Cordony Elevates a Dreamy Mosman Home, With Seed Heritage’s New Home Collection

Steve Cordony shares his styling tips, using ceramics, soft furnishings, bedding, and tableware from Seed Heritage's Home collection.

Homes

Influencer Maxine Wylde’s Playful Melbourne Apartment

The colourful and fashionable apartment of one of Melbourne's most loved fashion influencers - this is Maxine's world, we're all just living...

TDF Kids Art Awards

The 2022 TDF Kids Art Awards WINNERS!

We've once again been blown away by the incredible creativity of Australia's budding artists! Here are the winners and runners up of the TDF...

News

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...
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Sustainable Homes

A Sustainable Light-Filled Frankston Home Producing Negative Power Bills

This Frankston home proves sustainable building and materials can produce a home that's just as charming and comfortable than the next - and...

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Architecture

Step Inside A Thornbury Extension Designed Around Its Future Gardens

This cottage has been given a sustainably-minded makeover by Architecture Architecture to hero its native surrounds. There's even an intrigu...
Christina Karras

Homes

An Incredible 1896 Waterfront House, Accessible Only By Boat

Garden designer Richard Unsworth shares ‘Trincomalee’ – his magical 1896 waterfront home in northern Sydney, accessible only by boat.

Homes

Designer Anna Spiro’s Heavenly Island Home

The celebrated interior designer shares her relaxed yet luxurious Minjerribah/North Stradbroke holiday house.

Homes

A Mid-Century Renovation That Masterfully Blends Old And New

An incredible mid-century home in Ivanhoe East, brought back to life by owners interior designer Sarah Conly and engineer Hugh O’Brien.

Family

An Open Conversation On Foster Caring, IVF + Being An LGBT Family With Millie & Jessi Poutama

LGBTQIA+ advocates and eco-conscious couple Millie and Jessi Poutama share their experience of foster caring, the IVF process, and their exp...

TDF Talks is our fortnightly podcast. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or listen along right here in your web browser.

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Cormach Evans On Creating Space For Aboriginal Excellence

In our podcast season finale, Yorta Yorta man Cormach Evans talks to host Lucy Feagins about the two not-for-profits he founded and directs:...
43:21

Stylist Turned Designer Sarah Ellison On Building A Cult Status Furniture Brand

The Byron Bay-based creative talks transitioning from stylist to designer, the value of being an assistant + living in an Instagram world.
35:49

BuildHer Collective Co-Founder Rebeka Morgan On Empowering Women In Construction

BuildHer Collective co-founder Rebeka Morgan dissects the lack of transparency around the building and renovation industry, the most common
43:44

The Unconventional Career Path Of Interior Designer Yasmine Ghoniem Of YSG Studio

In this podcast conversation, host Lucy Feagins talks to the founder of YSG Studio and so-hot-right-now visionary leading the Australian int...
36:05

Dinosaur Designs Founder Louise Olsen On Building An Iconic Australian Brand

Host Lucy Feagins talks to the local artist and designer about her childhood, her public art career + building a legacy Australian brand!
44:41

Ultimate Creative Freelancer Kelly Thompson On Finding Your Place In The Industry, On TDF Talks

In this podcast conversation, the founder of Makers’ Mrkt gives our managing editor Sally Tabart nuggets of wisdom about the creative hust...
00:35:14

Interior Designer Lauren Li On Creating The Backdrop To Life

In this podcast conversation, interior designer (and beloved TDF columnist!) Lauren Li talks about the genesis of her creative career, her p...
45:44

Creative Director + Community Leader Grace Dlabik on Australia's Accessible Housing Crisis

In this conversation Lucy talks to the founder of BE. ONE about building a creative community, being vulnerable in the public eye and tackli...
01:01:23

Pip Newell On Building The Curated Spaces World, On TDF Talks

Our managing editor Sally Tabart interviews the founder of Curated Spaces (and her old housemate!), Pip Newell about leading the new wave of...
51:47

Country Road’s Managing Director On The Stickiness Of Sustainable Fashion, On TDF Talks

In this podcast conversation, Elle Roseby talks leading one of the country’s most iconic brands through a new age in the fashion industry....

Archives

Architecture

Restoring A Mid-Century Apartment In Brisbane’s Famous Torbreck Building

A sympathetic renovation inside Brisbane’s heritage Torbreck building, brought back to life by Kin Architects and the owners.
Amelia Barnes
  3 hours ago

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: ‘Martumili Artists’

Introducing a group show in collaboration with the incredible Martumili Artists from Newman, Western Australia!
Lucy Feagins
  11 hours ago

Shopping

Bold + Funky Rugs From Local Creative, Objects By Kit

Melbourne designer Katie Ford launched her lockdown-inspired furniture business with a duo of funky rugs, designed to brighten up our living...
Christina Karras

Sustainable Homes

Two Sustainable Rental Properties In Melbourne’s Middle Ring

Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture is an environmentally-sustainable and well-designed rental housing project in Melbourne's Glen Iris...

Architecture

A Compact Modern Treehouse In Otford, NSW

A man and his dog's treehouse-inspired timber home designed by Barnacle Studio and located south of Sydney.

Stays

6 Dreamy Luxico Stays To Bookmark For Your Next Winter Escape

We've pulled together our favourite Luxico stays from across New South Wales and Victoria, so you can start planning your next getaway!
Christina Karras

Interiors

A Perfectly Polished Fitzroy Apartment With Soaring 6-Metre-High Ceilings

Inside the thoughtful Edition Office-designed apartment of Apostrophe.xyz creative director, Crystal Fong.
Christina Karras

Homes

A Spanish Mission Wonderland In Tamarama

A rental like no other! The stunning Sydney apartment of film and TV directors Jordana Johnson and Charlie Ford.

Creative People

Sustainability-Driven Photographer Marnie Hawson On Forging Her Own Path

The B Corp certified photographer shares how she came to focus on sustainable architecture, and the power in saying no to jobs unaligned to
Christina Karras

Stays

A ‘Magic’ Tiny Beach House In Unspoiled Walkerville

A new tiny beach house in south-west Gippsland, Victoria, by the team at Jacky Winter Places - and its available for holiday rental!

On The Market

A Surprisingly Contemporary Victorian Terrace For Sale In Fitzroy North

This striking workers' cottage hides an impressive renovation by Anon Studio and Freadman White inside - and it's on the market!
Christina Karras

Interiors

Interior Stylist Steve Cordony Elevates a Dreamy Mosman Home, With Seed Heritage’s New Home Collection

Steve Cordony shares his styling tips, using ceramics, soft furnishings, bedding, and tableware from Seed Heritage's Home collection.

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