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The Experimental Melbourne Home Of Two Artists

The 'warped maximalist colour feast' home of artists Nabilah Nordin and Nick Modrzewski in Newport, Melbourne.


Designer Anna Spiro’s Heavenly Island Home

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


The Top Five Apartments Of 2021!

From a tree-top art deco flat filled to an interior designer’s personalised Bondi pad, these are our favourite apartments of the year!


The Design Files' Top Ten Australian Homes Of 2021

It’s official – these were our most popular Australian homes stories of 2021!

Family Homes

A Delightfully Cheerful Melbourne Family Home

Artist Madeleine Stamer's bayside Melbourne family home is filled with colourful art, vintage furniture, and treasures by local makers.


A New Era For Melbourne’s Iconic Featherston House, Designed By Robin Boyd

A sensitive update to one of Melbourne’s most architecturally significant homes, weaving together past, present and future.


Interior Stylist Steve Cordony’s 19th Century Country Home

Inside Rosedale Farm – the restored 1877 country property of interior stylist Steve Cordony and Michael Booth in Orange, NSW.


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.


A Perfectly Personalised Art Deco Rental

The colourful, art deco South Yarra apartment of Skinny Wolf owner and florist Leila Sanderson, and sound engineer Tony Espie.


An Art Deco-Meets-Warehouse Apartment With A Private Rooftop!

Charlotte Ree's Potts Point apartment is a unique mix of art deco architecture and warehouse features, with one very enviable rooftop!

Family Homes

This Family Home Is A Slice Of Europe In The Perth Hills

Classical Greek, French and English influences all come together in Bronte Taton and Joshua Casey's dreamy home, in Darlington, Western Aust...


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.


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!


A Florist’s Sentimental Hobart Home

The South Hobart unit of florist Eliza Hobart is a romantic, lived-in space surrounded by greenery.


A Photographer + Art Director’s Alistair Knox Home

Photographer Sean Fennessy, and art director Jessica Lillico's heart-warming Warrandyte mid-century family home, designed by Alistair Knox!


Poppy Garbin + Scott Gibson Of Pop And Scott’s Dromana Dream Home

The renovated '80s home of Scott Gibson and Poppy Garbin, founders of Pop and Scott.


A Stylist’s Charming Country Home

Stylist and Read&Hall co-owner Emma Read shares her 1920s family home filled with vintage pieces in Willunga, South Australia.


Yasmine Ghoniem’s Fabulously Eclectic Bondi Apartment

YSG director Yasmine Ghoniem's deliciously compact Bondi apartment – created with paint, 2pac joinery, and a whole lot of love!

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