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Homes

Coastal

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A Newly-Built Coastal Home Filled With Character + Colour

From an inner-city Melbourne rental to coastal Anglesea, see how these sea-changers designed and built their dream family home.

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A Refined Bronte Beach Apartment Rental

The Bronte apartment of Monica Colla and architect Ben Feher is equal parts refined home, design studio, and weekend surf shack!

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A Bright + Happy Family Beach House

The Palm Springs-inspired beach home of Wowhaus artist Kate Jansen and family in Mount Martha.

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A Stylist + Podcaster’s Layered, Textured Seaside Home

Kerrie-Ann Jones’ renovated retro pad in Sydney’s southern beaches is a sun-drenched dream home!

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Dee Tang + Desmond Sweeney’s Fremantle Family Home

The creative 1940s family home of Dee Tang and Desmond Sweeney, aka 'The Lady California'.

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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.

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Lucy Fenton’s Relaxed Retro Beach House

Fenton & Fenton owner Lucy Fenton shares her family's laidback Anglesea holiday house.

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A Happy, No-Fuss Beach House On The Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula home of Haydn Green and Lucinda McKimm is a renovated brick beach house that celebrates its sunny backyard.

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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.

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Designer Anna Spiro’s Heavenly Island Home

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

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Poppy Lissiman + Harrison Kennedy’s Fashionably Rustic Fremantle Home

The renovated Tuscan villa-style home of fashion designer Poppy Lissiman and Harrison Kennedy in Fremantle.

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An Idyllic Family Home On The Mornington Peninsula

Interior designer Billy Innes joined forces with her father (a semi-retired architect) to design her family's dreamy coastal home.

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A Tropical Family Retreat In The Northern Rivers

Cheryl and James Kitchener turned a 1980s brick home in Suffolk Park, NSW into a luxe family home with resort vibes!

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A Cheerful Beachside Retreat

Virginia Morris' colourful 1980s Anglesea home, located just 100 steps from the beach!

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A Designer’s 1970s Bells Beach Dream Home!

The incredible eclectic home of interior designer Léo Terrando and Jessica Watts, on Victoria's surf coast.

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An Architect’s Breathtaking Mid-Century Home On The Great Ocean Road!

This mid-century Lorne home has been sympathetically updated by owner-architect Josh Crosbie, and the results are MAJOR!

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This Brand New Home Looks Like A 100-Year-Old Greek Villa... In Northern NSW!

Using recycled timbers, salvaged windows and antique tiles, Anna and Andrew Swain have created an Australian beachside home with an authenti...

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A '70s Farm Shack In New South Wales Transformed Into A Idyllic Family Home

A 1970s farm shack in Broken Head, NSW, turned into a dreamy family home by builder Troy Wilkinson and artist Jordana Henry.

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First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net