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Interiors

Interiors

‘Innovative + Considered’: Announcing The 2020 Dulux Colour Awards Winners!

A suite of diverse projects have been recognised for their original and dynamic uses of colour, in the 34th Dulux Colour Awards.
Amelia Barnes
  10 hours ago

Kitchens

Two Inspiring Kitchen Transformations - From Affordable Update To Complete Overhaul!

Lauren Li shows us what can be done in two very different kitchen renovations on two different budgets – one tiny, and one rather large!
Lauren Li

Design Eye

Mardi Doherty on The 80’s Revival Interior

From bold colour, to chunky, curvy furniture forms, the 1980s is back, baby! Interior Designer Mardi Doherty gives us her take, in partnersh...

Interiors

The Cosy New Australian-Made Sofa Range, Inspired By Togetherness

Jean-Pierre Biasol talks us through his lush new collection of locally manufactured sofas - inspired by the feeling of companionship!
Sasha Gattermayr

Interiors

A Spectacular, Art-Filled Home In Melbourne's Outer Suburbs

Interior design extraordinaire Chelsea Hing conducts a sweeping transformation of this sprawling family home in the Victorian suburb of Park...
Sasha Gattermayr

Interiors

A Victorian Terrace Gets A Chic New Lease On Life!

Bespoke joinery and designer furniture gives this Victorian terrace in South Yarra a totally new identity, perfectly complementing the owner...

Interiors

A Compact Heritage Bungalow Becomes A Functional Family Home

Interior designer Georgie Shepherd maximises every square inch, in this sleek renovation of a 1920s bungalow in Adelaide.
Sasha Gattermayr

Interiors

The Dulux Colour Forecast 2021 Is All About Soothing Shades

Amid the turmoil of 2020, the industry-leading annual colour forecast puts forward a palette emphasising comfort, security, and optimism.
Amelia Barnes

Interiors

A Converted Dairy At One With Its Roots

Named after a Paul Kelly song, the Firewood + Candles project by Rachcoff Vella transforms the interiors of a derelict tin shed into a quain...
Sasha Gattermayr

Interiors

12 Of The Most Fabulous Floor Lamps

Lighting is THE key ingredient in creating a warm and inviting at-home atmosphere. Our resident interiors expert Lauren Li shares her favour...
Lauren Li

Design Eye

Jean-Pierre Biasol On The Modern Classic Interior

Award winning Melbourne designer Jean-Pierre Biasol shares his design wisdom - and introduces us to heritage Austrian brand, Wittmann, avail...

Interiors

A Harry Seidler Apartment Renovation That Champions The Arts

An apartment in one of Brisbane's iconic buildings has been thoughtfully updated by interior designer Alicia Holgar, with an emphasis on bes...
Amelia Barnes

Interiors

A Contemporary Update For This California Bungalow In Sydney

A Californian bungalow receives a soft, understated interior makeover by Sydney interior design firm, Bone Made.
Sasha Gattermayr

Interiors

4 Big Ideas For Small Spaces

From storage to styling (no, you don't have to be a minimalist), we bring you the best tips and tricks for making the most of a tight spot!

Building Better

How To Approach Interior Design, Sustainably!

From choosing the right materials, to improving energy efficiency, here’s everything you need to know about sustainable interior design -
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Kitchens

Kennedy Nolan Design The Quintessential Modern Australian Kitchen, With Laminex

The award-winning Australian architecture practice collaborate with Laminex to create two clever contemporary kitchens.

Interiors

So What's The Deal With Textured Walls?

Wondering why it seems like all the coolest houses right now look like a Mediterranean villa? Lauren Li schools us on this interior design t...
Lauren Li

Design Eye

Kerry Phelan on The 'WOW' Factor Couch

Interior Designer Kerry Phelan of KPDO gives us the low-down on one of her favourite classic design pieces, the de Sede DS-600 sofa.

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