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Louella Boitel Gill's Loved And Layered Bungalow By The Beach

Interior and furniture designer Louella Boîtel-Gill has turned her former Airbnb in the Northern Rivers into an idyllic family home.


A Blissful Art Deco Apartment Up In The Trees

This carefully curated rental in East Melbourne of friends Lauren Everett and Frances Normoyle is the ultimate 'grown up' share house!


Your Favourite Mid-Century Modern Homes Of 2020

The eight most popular mid-century homes published on The Design Files last year!

Tiny Homes

The Most Sensational Small Spaces Of 2020

The creme de la creme of tiny homes and pint-sized apartments we saw this year.
Sasha Gattermayr


The Most Maximalist Spaces Of 2020

From terrazzo palaces to Mediterranean-inspired terraces, these are the homes with the biggest energy we visited this year!
Sasha Gattermayr


The Top Ten Homes Of 2020

From retro rentals, to art deco apartments, and a rammed earth house rebuilt after a fire, these were the most popular homes on The Design F...


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.

Family Homes

A Fashion Designer’s Crisp And Fresh California Bungalow

The stylish Brunswick Californian bungalow of Andy Paltos, co-founder and designer of Rolla’s Jeans, and Kasia Zachwieja.


A Spectacular Northern Rivers Home Built By The Whole Family!

A very special NSW Northern Rivers property spanning four very different houses, 20 acres, and three generations!


The Ultimate Melbourne Penthouse Of Bruce + Chyka Keebaugh

The maximalist inner city apartment of power couple Bruce + Chyka Keebaugh – co-founders of The Big Group!


A Pascoe Vale South Home With Palm Springs Flair

The delightful family home of Jake Cassar and Naomi Jankowski in Pascoe Vale South, Melbourne counts Palm Springs and David Hockey as design...


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...


An Artful Way To Live!

Every surface in Nick Edwards and Amanda Hall's South Yarra apartment is covered with incredible art!


A Pint-Sized Coastal Home That Does More With Less!

Harriet Birrell aka Natural Harry, and building designer Fraser West, turned an exisiting structure into a dreamy 40 square metre home on Vi...


A Rustic, Inner-City Family Home Of 33 Years

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


A Creative Family's Eclectic Apartment in Melbourne’s CBD

Designer Michael Chazan and photographer Ying Ang have made this new Melbourne CBD apartment their character-filled family home.


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!

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