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Homes

Renovated

A Historic Melbourne Apartment With Artful, Lived-In Interiors

Interior designer Leigh Ellwood invites us inside her 1930s Beverley Hills apartment in South Yarra.

Renovated

An Artist’s Spanish Mission Home In Newcastle

The recently-renovated home of artist Annie Everingham and family feels like a piece of California… in Newcastle!

Coastal

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!

Coastal

A Bright + Happy Family Beach House

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

Victorian

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...

Apartment

A Very Melbourne Share House Rented By Creative Beekeepers!

The sprawling open-plan Fitzroy apartment of beekeepers and artists, Samantha McIntyre and Elsa Bryant.

Homes

The Charming Fitzroy Rental Of Two Artists

Artists Jordy van den Nieuwendijk and Kate Isobel Scott have made their rented Fitzroy property a warm, eclectic home… without a single st...

Coastal

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!

Homes

A Creative Couple’s Loft-Style Pad, With Brooklyn Vibes!

Designer Phi Do and his husband Yaniv Brayer give us a tour through their warehouse-style Richmond townhouse.

Apartment

This Rustic Melbourne Apartment Is A Zen Retreat From Inner-City Life

Content creator and creative director Loui Burke has created the perfect rustic retreat in the heart of a bustling CBD.

Victorian

An Interior Designer’s Playful Family ‘Art House’

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

Coastal

Dee Tang + Desmond Sweeney’s Fremantle Family Home

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

Family

A Retro Templestowe Rental, Complete With An Indoor Pool!

Vintage furniture seller Carrissa Leary's retro family home, filled with incredible vintage pieces, and complete with an indoor pool!

Victorian

An Architecturally Superb Melbourne Home By Sean Godsell

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

Coastal

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.

Apartment

Influencer Maxine Wylde’s Playful Melbourne Apartment

The colourful and fashionable apartment of one of Melbourne's most loved fashion influencers - this is Maxine's world, we're all just living...

Renovated

A Handcrafted Hurstbridge Home With History + Heart

The mud brick home of Susie Silverii and Laurence Parisi, designed by Alistair Knox’s right hand man John Pizzey.

Renovated

'Cottagecore' Meets Modern Eclecticism In This Charming Renovated Heritage Home

The home of Fiona Bateman and family: originally designed by Walter Liberty Vernon in 1893, and renovated by Sam Crawford Architects.

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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