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A Creative Couple's Lovingly Renovated 1950's Home

Lucy Spartalis and Alastair Innes of She Takes Pictures He Makes Films share their renovated 1950s home in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges.


A Local Post Office Transformed Into A Meaningful Family Home

How photographer Alexandrena Parker, and carpenter Michael Riseley, turned a rundown former post office in Beaconsfield Upper, Victoria, int...


An Artist's Thoroughly Sophisticated Brisbane Rental

Decorated with vintage furniture, treasured artwork and handmade ceramics, potter Nicolette Johnson and web designer Tom Dawson share their


A Collingwood Warehouse Transformed With Paint + Plants

Artist Ellen Porteus and Ryan Klewer of Plant Charmer share their colourful Collingwood warehouse home!


An Art-Filled Melbourne Family Home, With Santorini Vibes!

Artist and interior decorator Phoebe Rolleston, and husband George Rolleston, share their relaxed and elegant family home in Glen Iris.


A True Family Home, Passed Down Over Generations

The 1923 Moonee Ponds home of Martin and Jennifer Tighe has been passed down over generations, and features two former dairy buildings and a...


A European-Style, Beachside Melbourne Apartment!

The 1920s St Kilda apartment of friends John Wares and Peter Papadopoulos has been completely reconfigured in a beautiful renovation.


The Colourful Family Home Of Fenton & Fenton Owner, Lucy Fenton!

The Malvern home of Lucy Fenton, owner of Fenton & Fenton, is a vibrant, eclectic and thoroughly sunshine-y space!


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!

Family Homes

A Creative Family’s Inner-City Converted Warehouse

This design-filled warehouse in Melbourne is home to Lightly founder Cindy-Lee Davies, her husband Willie, and their adorable son Teal!


An Expertly Renovated Edwardian Family Home In Northcote

The Edwardian home of Catherine Keating and family in Northcote has been given a fresh overhaul by Clare Cousins Architects.


A Quirky, Contemporary Harbourside Penthouse, For Stylish Downsizers!

The Neutral Bay penthouse apartment of Tracy and Peter Fleming, renovated by their son Jono Fleming with Strutt Studios.


A Photographer’s Rustic Country Home (With Its Own Private Bar!)

The charming Macedon Ranges home of photographer Marnie Hawson, and her husband Ryan.


An Artist’s Art Deco Apartment With Incredible Views Of Bondi Beach!

Daimon Downey and Georgia Gorman live above a surf shop, with sweeping views of Bondi Beach. Does it get any more Sydney than that?!


The Colourful Melbourne Home Of Two Art & Design Aficionados!

The owners of Melbourne vintage store Smith Street Bazaar, Eddy Opmanis and Eryca Green, reveal their wonderfully maximalist home – owned


A Perfectly Pint-Sized, Art Deco Sydney Pad!

Interior architect Sophie Bowers and fashion stylist Josh Climpson share their renovated one-bedroom apartment in Sydney's Kensington.


A Renovated Blue Mountains Home With Soul

A rundown fibro house in the Blue Mountains transformed into a joyful home for a family of six!


A Waterfront Home In Sydney That Defines 'Approachable Luxury'

The 1880s sandstone home of interior designer Linda Habak and family in Hunters Hill, faithfully extended by Campbell Architecture.

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