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Sustainable Homes

Architects Team Up To Ditch Gas In Australian Homes

Leading Australian architects are pushing for all-electric homes. Here's everything you need to know to ditch gas for good.

Interiors

The New Minimalism is Warm Minimalism - And We're On Board!

Minimalism makes a comeback with this warm, textured new look. Interior designer Lauren Li takes us through how to get the look.
Lauren Li

Interiors

Hunker Down This Winter With Modern Cabin Style

Modern cabin style takes everything we love about cosy cabins and ramps it up a notch! Lauren Li shows us how.
Lauren Li

Interiors

Welcome Back Functional Simplicity + Primary Hues With Bauhaus Revival Style

Bauhaus Revival style champions primary hues, simple ornamentation and function over form. Lauren Li shows us how to get the look!
Lauren Li

Building Better

Everything You Need To Know About Working With A Builder

Where do you find a good builder? How long will it take them to build my house? How much will it cost? We answer these FAQs more.

Interiors

How To Make Wallpaper Work!

Lauren Li of Sisällä Interior Design shares her tips and tricks for wallpaper that really works - and where to get it!
Lauren Li

Interiors

Getting Your 'Grandmillennial' On!

It's a little bit grandma, but with a contemporary twist....'grandmillennial' style brings the comfort and nostalgia we're all craving, and
Lauren Li

Interiors

11 Mirrors That Are Having A Moment!

Lauren Li's edit of her favourite mirrors out there right now, to take your space to the next level!
Lauren Li

Interiors

Everything You Need To Know About Working With An Architect

Four of Australia's best architects answer your frequently asked questions, from what an architect does, to how much they cost!

Interiors

Check-Mate! How To Bring On-Trend Stripes + Checks Into Your Home

Lauren Li shows us how to incorporate on-trend stripes and checks into any interior PLUS the best patterned pieces on the market right now!
Lauren Li

Interiors

Everything You Need To Know About Working With An Interior Designer

What does an interior designer do, and how much does a residential project cost? Here's everything you need to know, with info from leading

Interiors

17 Affordable Lights That Will Give Your Space A Glow-Up

Lauren Li shares a plethora of low-cost lighting options (we're talking under $500 each!), and shares her top tips on how to make a big impa...
Lauren Li

Interiors

What Is An ‘LA Retro Eclectic’ Interior, And How Do I Get It?

Textural surfaces + chunky furniture + primary colours = the hottest new interiors trend. Lauren Li breaks down this distinct look for us!
Lauren Li

Interiors

How To Nail The Bathroom Basics, According To Reece

A crash course in very excellent bathroom design, courtesy of bathrooms + kitchens merchandising leader at Reece Bathrooms, Daniella Santill...

Interiors

Bring The Pizazz Back To Home Entertaining, With A DIY Home Bar!

Now that we can entertain in our homes again, we think it might be time to spruce up your cocktail game with these stylish cabinets, carts a...
Lauren Li

Interiors

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These 18 Beds + Bedheads!

How hard is it to find the perfect bed?! From sleek and minimal to plush and upholstered, Lauren Li shares 18 of her favourites.
Lauren Li

Interiors

The 5 Rules Of Good Kitchen Design, According To Cantilever Interiors

A good kitchen starts with observing these five rules, brought to you by Australian design and manufacturing kitchen brand Cantilever Interi...

Interiors

More Is More, On The Floor!

We're here for the revival of patterned flooring – Lauren Li shares some of her favourite projects where the floor takes centre stage!
Lauren Li

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