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Creative People


Creative People

Business Is Blooming For This Idyllic, Family-Owned Flower Farm In NSW

Meet the family of six behind Jonima Flowers, a flower farm in in Yanderra, NSW, on the border of the Southern Highlands.

Studio Visit

The Melbourne Events Florist Who Flipped Her Business Model To At-Home Delivery

How florist Gina Lasker of Georgie Boy has embraced a direct-to-consumer business model to support local flower growers during Covid:19.
Sasha Gattermayr

Dream Job

What It's Really Like Working For One Of Melbourne's Best Florists!

Cecilia Fox's managing florist Chloe Szukilojc shares how she landed the job of every Melbourne flower lover's dreams.

Creative People

6 Experimental Florists You Should Know About!

Meet the young Australian botanical artists pushing the limits of floristry.
Miriam McGarry

TDF Design Awards

The Best Of Floral Design In The TDF Design Awards!

A closer look at the finalists in the Floral Design category of the TDF Design Awards!


The Plant Room

A unique Sydney showroom, workshop and plant nursery.
Elle Murrell

Expert Advice

Grow Your Own Seedlings

Matt and Lentil Purbrick of Grown & Gathered share their top tips for growing seedlings from scratch.
Matt and Lentil Purbrick of Grown & Gathered

Expert Advice

Building a Productive Garden

To celebrate the release of their first book, Matt & Lentil of Grown & Gathered teach us how to build a productive garden.
Matt & Lentil Purbrick of Grown & Gathered


Elizabeth Barnett · Interiors

A huge new solo exhibition for local artist Elizabeth Barnett.

Studio Visit

Tracey Deep

The incredible floral sculptural world of artist Tracey Deep.
Lisa Marie Corso


Laura Jones · Wildflower

A beautiful new exhibition from Sydney artist Laura Jones.


Folia by Vanessa Colyer Tay and Sam McAdam-Cooper

A series of limited edition photographic prints from Sydney stylist Vanessa Colyer Tay and photographer Sam McAdam Cooper.

Studio Visit

Saskia Havekes of Grandiflora

Australia’s best known florist releases her third beautiful book.


Cactus Country

A visit to Cactus Country in Strathmerton, Victoria, the largest cacti display in Australia.
Georgina Reid

Extraordinary Routines

Extraordinary Routines · Georgina Reid

The daily routine of Sydney based Georgina Reid, founder and editor of The Planthunter.
Madeleine Dore


Jennifer Tran

Jennifer Tran is a Sydney-based creative who makes life-like paper flowers by hand.
Lisa Marie Corso

Studio Visit

Wona Bae of Loose Leaf

Wona Bae one half of Loose Leaf, the amazing lush leafy versatile retail and workshop space in Collingwood, which she runs with her partne...

TDF Films

Melanie Stapleton of Cecilia Fox

Today we launch 'Melbourne Mornings', a new VIDEO series which follows inspiring local creatives on their various morning routines. First up...

The Design Files acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files – we would love to hear from you.

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