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An Adults Only Terrace, Channelling Mid-Century Party Houses!

The home of Hugh Crothers and Matt Badura playfully champions the couple’s lifestyle and sexuality, eschewing heteronormative ideals withi...


An Interior Designer’s Playful Family ‘Art House’

The playfully decorated Toorak home of interior designer and stylist, Zoe Murphy, and her family.


An Architecturally Superb Melbourne Home By Sean Godsell

The meticulously considered home of Mandy Wilton in South Yarra, renovated by Sean Godsell Architects.


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.


A Designer’s Japanese-Inspired Melbourne Family Home

The wabi-sabi, Brunswick East family home of designer Kim Kneipp and family.


A Clever, Creative Renovation For This Compact Victorian Home

Designers Penny and Simon Barnes have extended their family's Carlton North Victorian home for added space, character, and energy efficiency...


A Vintage Seller’s Beautifully Curated Melbourne Home

A stellar secondhand furniture collection and small modifications have turned this Flemington rental property into a seriously stylish and c...


The Gorgeous Family Home Of The Design Files' Advertising Manager, Chelsea Hall!

This dreamy renovation in Melbourne's suburbs is the ultimate Australian family home!


A Boarding House Turned Gorgeous, Rambling + Indestructible Family Home!

The warm and inviting family St Kilda West home of Keryn and Stephen Nossal.


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...


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...


A Rustic, Inner-City Family Home Of 33 Years

Inside a Cornish/Spanish/Greek style home terrace renovation – in Port Melbourne!


A Colourful, Art-Filled Family Home In Balmain

We return to the family home of Sophie Trippe-Smith: a Sydney terrace house full of amazing art, bold colour, pattern and personality!


The Delightful Home Of The Design Files’ Managing Editor, Sally Tabart!

Take a tour of The Design Files' managing editor, Sally Tabart, and partner Jeremy's, wonderful 1920s Thornbury home!


A Former Pub Turned Handmade Country Home

Designers Rosie Morley and Rob McNaught have turned a former 1870s pub in Victoria's Hepburn Shire into a sophisticated, contemporary Victor...


Top Ten Most Loved Homes Of 2018

The best-of-the-best, here are our most popular home tours of 2018!


At Home With One Of Australia's Great Furniture Retailers

Explore the renovated Chippendale home of Cult's Richard Munao and family.


A House Of Gothic Curiosities

The ornate and eclectic Collingwood home of vegan taxidermy artist and jeweller Julia DeVille.

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