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Architecture

From Unliveable To Unbelievable!

BayleyWard have brought this Elsternwick Edwardian back to life, and added a swoon-worthy double-height contemporary extension!

Architecture

A Childhood Home Revived For The Next Generation

A single-storey home in Toorak is transformed into a contemporary family retreat by Melanie Beynon Architecture + Design!
Sasha Gattermayr

Homes

A Pascoe Vale South Home With Palm Springs Flair

The delightful family home of Jake Cassar and Naomi Jankowski in Pascoe Vale South, Melbourne counts Palm Springs and David Hockey as design...

Design Eye

Lauren Li on Contemporary Curves

Square, blocky shapes are out, and CURVY furniture is in - Interior designer Lauren Li gives us the lowdown.
01:59

Art en Route

Art en Route : A Visit to Mitchelton Estate + Gallery Of Aboriginal Art, With Ford Puma

A day trip featuring iconic Australian Architecture and Indigenous Art, in the stylish new Ford Puma!

Studio Visit

Designing Vibrant + Joyous Clothes With A Cross-Continental Perspective

Dinzi Amobi unites the London of her upbringing with the Nigeria of her heritage through her fashion + homewares label - Ulo Australia.
Sasha Gattermayr

Christmas Countdown

ANNOUNCING The Design Files Christmas Countdown!

We're making Christmas easy this year with a SHOPPABLE gift guide with exclusive TDF Reader deals and discounts - shop NOW from Country Road...
Lucy Feagins

Studio Visit

A Studio Visit With One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Young Architecture + Design Firms

Jesse Bennett and Anne-Marie Campagnolo have been married for 10 years, and together, they have created some of the most impressive architec...

Shopping

Radiant New Table Linen From Bonnie + Neil, Just In Time For Summer Entertaining!

Elevate your summer dining table with ‘Clover’, the new summer collection from beloved Melbourne design duo, Bonnie and Neil.
Sasha Gattermayr

Top Stories

Christmas Countdown

Get Your Christmas Shopping Sorted With 25% Off All Thames & Hudson Books!

Get 25% off all Thames & Hudson books this Christmas with our exclusive reader discount!

Family

Cormach Evans and Coco Eke On Aboriginal Excellence, Pandemic Parenting And Their No Dickheads Policy

We visit the inspiring pair of not-for-profit leaders and their young family at home on the sun-soaked shores of Jan Juc.
Ashe Davenport

Creative People

Australia's Original Instagram Secondhand Furniture Seller

We chat with OG Instagram seller Pip Newell of Curated Spaces, about how she grew her business out of her living room to a network of more t...

Christmas Countdown

The Dinosaur Designs Gift Ideas We Are Adding To Cart This Christmas!

Shop the best Christmas gift ideas from Dinosaur Designs' new 'Wildflower' collection, and get a free gift when you spend over $300!
Lucy Feagins

Christmas Countdown

ANNOUNCING The Design Files Christmas Countdown!

We're making Christmas easy this year with a SHOPPABLE gift guide with exclusive TDF Reader deals and discounts - shop NOW from Country Road...
Lucy Feagins

Homes

A Pascoe Vale South Home With Palm Springs Flair

The delightful family home of Jake Cassar and Naomi Jankowski in Pascoe Vale South, Melbourne counts Palm Springs and David Hockey as design...

Design Eye

Lauren Li on Contemporary Curves

Square, blocky shapes are out, and CURVY furniture is in - Interior designer Lauren Li gives us the lowdown.
01:59

Art en Route

Art en Route : A Visit to Mitchelton Estate + Gallery Of Aboriginal Art, With Ford Puma

A day trip featuring iconic Australian Architecture and Indigenous Art, in the stylish new Ford Puma!

Studio Visit

Designing Vibrant + Joyous Clothes With A Cross-Continental Perspective

Dinzi Amobi unites the London of her upbringing with the Nigeria of her heritage through her fashion + homewares label - Ulo Australia.
Sasha Gattermayr

Christmas Countdown

ANNOUNCING The Design Files Christmas Countdown!

We're making Christmas easy this year with a SHOPPABLE gift guide with exclusive TDF Reader deals and discounts - shop NOW from Country Road...
Lucy Feagins

Studio Visit

A Studio Visit With One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Young Architecture + Design Firms

Jesse Bennett and Anne-Marie Campagnolo have been married for 10 years, and together, they have created some of the most impressive architec...

Shopping

Radiant New Table Linen From Bonnie + Neil, Just In Time For Summer Entertaining!

Elevate your summer dining table with ‘Clover’, the new summer collection from beloved Melbourne design duo, Bonnie and Neil.
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents 'Walk These Streets' By Marc Martin

The talented artist and illustrator returns to TDF Collect for his second solo show, 'Walk These Streets', an exhibition of 14 watercolour p...

Family

BE. Founder Grace Dlabik On Smashing Stereotypes + Parenting A Child With Disability

Grace's son 17-year son Elijah was born with a complication that led to quadriplegia Cerebral palsy. Despite the significant challenges they...
Ashe Davenport

Homes

An Artist's Brilliantly Colourful Art-Filled Home!

Artist Katie Eraser and her partner Jay Longworth have covered almost every wall in their beautiful Brunswick East period home with colourfu...

Interiors

Hit The ‘Reset’ Button On Your Home With These Fresh Colours + WIN A Colour Consult and 20L of Dulux Paint!

Three rooms transformed, using not much more than a paintbrush and the Dulux 'Reset' Palette for Summer!

Homes

A Designer’s Richly Layered Rental!

Designer Sarah Shinners from Simone Haag and husband Patrick worked with their landlord to cosmetically transform their rented home in Melbo...

Textiles

A Landmark Exhibition of First Nations Fashion

Bendigo Art Gallery hosts 'Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion' - a world-first exhibition curated by Shonae Hobson that celebrates our
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

A Compact Perth Home Filled With Arches + Innovation

This impressive North Perth home by Nic Brunsdon is varied, characterful and has plenty of unexpected details.
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TDF Design Awards

Meet Yasmine Ghoniem of YSG Studio – the 2020 TDF + Laminex Design Awards Interior Design Award Winner!

Yasmine Ghoniem of YSG Studio shares her award winning interior project, Budge Over Dover, and her design philosophy.

Point of View

The Artists And Designers With 65,000 + Years Of Experience

In recognition of NAIDOC week, Ngugi woman, weaver and TDF Design Awards judge, Elisa Carmichael, describes the rich involvement of First Na...
Elisa Carmichael

Most Read

Sustainable Homes

An Ultra Energy-Efficient Makeover Of A Victorian Country Home

In this country Victoria project, MRTN Architects prove even the coldest period houses can be updated to achieve incredible sustainability s...

Homes

A Warm And Wonderful 1950s Home In North Warrandyte

Vy and Andrew Costen share their charming mid century family home, in near original condition!

Homes

A Perfectly Pint-Sized, Art Deco Sydney Pad!

Interior architect Sophie Bowers and fashion stylist Josh Climpson share their renovated one-bedroom apartment in Sydney's Kensington.

Architecture

A Mindful, Minimal Take On Modernist Design

Studiofour design a thoughtful, contemporary family residence, amongst Beaumaris' iconic mid-century homes.

Homes

A Pint-Sized Coastal Home That Does More With Less!

Harriet Birrell aka Natural Harry, and building designer Fraser West, turned an exisiting structure into a dreamy 40 square metre home on Vi...

TDF Films

TDF Films

The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2020 WINNERS Announced!

After ten months of planning (and plenty of postponements - thanks 2020!), the biggest night on the TDF calendar happened via livestream on November 5th, 2020. And you can watch the the winners announcement here! r

TDF Podcast

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Podcast

A Podcast Conversation With Interior Designer Mim Fanning

Mim chats to Lucy about her impressive career journey, from solo design consultant to launching and growing Mim Design, and her role as ambassador for the Lexus Lifestyle Hub.

Archives

Studio Visit

The Construction Specialist Turned Conceptual Sculptor!

Brisbane-based sculptor Hailey Atkins' takes her background in industrial roofing and applies it to her abstract art practice.
Sasha Gattermayr

Architecture

From Unliveable To Unbelievable!

BayleyWard have brought this Elsternwick Edwardian back to life, and added a swoon-worthy double-height contemporary extension!

Architecture

A Childhood Home Revived For The Next Generation

A single-storey home in Toorak is transformed into a contemporary family retreat by Melanie Beynon Architecture + Design!
Sasha Gattermayr
01:59

Art en Route

Art en Route : A Visit to Mitchelton Estate + Gallery Of Aboriginal Art, With Ford Puma

A day trip featuring iconic Australian Architecture and Indigenous Art, in the stylish new Ford Puma!

Design Eye

Lauren Li on Contemporary Curves

Square, blocky shapes are out, and CURVY furniture is in - Interior designer Lauren Li gives us the lowdown.

Homes

A Pascoe Vale South Home With Palm Springs Flair

The delightful family home of Jake Cassar and Naomi Jankowski in Pascoe Vale South, Melbourne counts Palm Springs and David Hockey as design...

Shopping

Radiant New Table Linen From Bonnie + Neil, Just In Time For Summer Entertaining!

Elevate your summer dining table with ‘Clover’, the new summer collection from beloved Melbourne design duo, Bonnie and Neil.
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

A Studio Visit With One Of Australia’s Most Exciting Young Architecture + Design Firms

Jesse Bennett and Anne-Marie Campagnolo have been married for 10 years, and together, they have created some of the most impressive architec...

Architecture

A Coastal Family Home Without Any Coastal Cliches!

A contemporary home for furniture designers - meet Coastal Pavilion by Mim Design, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

Studio Visit

Designing Vibrant + Joyous Clothes With A Cross-Continental Perspective

Dinzi Amobi unites the London of her upbringing with the Nigeria of her heritage through her fashion + homewares label - Ulo Australia.
Sasha Gattermayr

On The Market

This Grand 1860s Terrace In Melbourne’s Inner North Is Up For Grabs!

An original Victorian gem with all the modern updates in one of Melbourne's most coveted inner-city locations has hit the market - and it wo...
Sasha Gattermayr

Christmas Countdown

Get The Best Drinks Delivered For Christmas With A 10% Discount!

Stock up your fridge and get your Christmas shopping sorted with 10% off our favourite drinks from Diggin’ In The Cellars.
Lucy Feagins

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