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A Cheerful Beachside Retreat

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


Stylist Nat Turnbull’s Serene Melbourne Home

Stylist Nat Turnbull and photographer Sam Wong turned a rundown Melbourne property into this seriously stunning home, with the help of archi...


A Restored 1930s Cottage In The Southern Highlands

Treechangers James Watts and Tony Chapman bought a 1930s cottage in the Southern Highlands, and turned it into their dream country escape.


A Sophisticated Mid-Century Home In The Trees

The earth-toned, mid-century home of Liana Shaw-Taylor and family on Sydney’s Upper-North Shore, renovated by Tom Mark Henry.


An Artist’s Light + Bright Collingwood Apartment

The vibrant, rented Collingwood apartment of artist and head of brand at Lucy Folk, Ben Mazey!


A Florist + Photographer’s Creative Converted Warehouse

The Northcote home of florist Gina Lasker of Georgie, and photographer Dan Roberts.


A Designer’s Japanese-Inspired Melbourne Family Home

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


An 1870s Church Turned Stylist’s Family Home!

Stylist at Read&Hall Sarah Fairhead Hall and husband Adam converted an 1870s church in Willunga, South Australia into their family home!


A Remarkable Family Home Transformation

Maddie and Mike Witter transformed a mould-ridden, dilapidated house into a bright and breezy family home for six!


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.


A Melbourne Family Home That Feels Like A Warm Embrace

With its warm, cosy feel, this Clifton Hill home is a true reflection of Rebecca Long, her children, and beloved late husband Tom.


A Slice Of Italy In Fitzroy’s Backstreets!

Situated around a lush European-style communal courtyard is the Fitzroy family apartment of Amara Speechley and Cal Watson.


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...


An Interior Designer’s Mini Converted Warehouse That Feels Like Home

In past lives, this little converted warehouse in Fitzroy has been a secret bar and a photographic studio. Now, it’s the charming rental h...

Family Homes

A Modern Family’s Treetop Rental Property

The heartwarming North Warrandyte rental of Tilly Barber, her six-year-old son Mars, and friends Albee Barton and Justyn Burrow.


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!


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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