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Interiors

How To

How This First-Time Renovator Transformed Her Pint-Sized Melbourne Apartment

A tiny renovation (34 square metres, to be precise) – that packs a big punch!

Interiors

A Majestic Garden House That Transcends Aesthetics

The landscape is the mesmerising star of the show in Garden House by Arent&Pyke and Polly Harbison Design.

Interiors

The Colourful, Creative Home Of Adelaide Designers, Daniel + Emma

The renovated home of Daniel To and Emma Aiston is perfectly playful, complete with a charming yellow kitchen, and plenty of personality!
Christina Karras

Interiors

A Picture Perfect Heritage Cottage Extension

Design studio Heartly revived this Richmond home with a subtle extension, while preserving its historic charm.
Christina Karras

Interiors

Designer Tamsin Johnson's Historic Family Home, Overlooking Sydney Harbour

Interior designer Tamsin Johnson has transformed this period residence into her dream family home, filled with vintage details.
Christina Karras

Interiors

A Quality Over Quantity Childhood Home Makeover

A renovation of a client's childhood home that champions custom joinery by Amanda Barnett Design.

Sustainable Homes

Architects Team Up To Ditch Gas In Australian Homes

Leading Australian architects are pushing for all-electric homes. Here's everything you need to know to ditch gas for good.

Stays

Relax In A Hilltop Cabin Overlooking The Blue Mountains

Hilltop Cabin is a cosy new accomodation offering from Logan Brae Retreats, with incredible views across the Blue Mountains.

Sustainable Homes

A Relocated Edwardian Home Gets A Sustainable Second Chance

Developers Melbourne Vernacular relocated and transformed this Melbourne home into a liveable, 7-star abode in Woodend.
Christina Karras

Interiors

A Tonal Sorrento Beach House Inspired By The Italian Coast

This captivating Mornington Peninsula home brings together warm and minimalistic interiors in homage to the owner's Italian heritage.
Christina Karras

Stays

A Wabi-Sabi Inspired Stay In Tasmania, Created By A Renovating Power Couple

Tasmania's newest accomodation, Sabi, is a beautifully rugged space inspired by wabi-sabi principles located on the Bay of Fires.

Interiors

A Delectable Revival Of An Original Sydney Shopfront

YSG nail textured neutrals, interesting accents, and the perfect amount of contrasting colour to create 'Soft Serve' in Sydney's Rozelle.

Expert Advice

The New Minimalism is Warm Minimalism - And We're On Board!

Minimalism makes a comeback with this warm, textured new look. Interior designer Lauren Li takes us through how to get the look.
Lauren Li

Interiors

Josh + Jenna Densten’s Retro RV Renovation

Renovation pros, Josh and Jenna Densten, have transformed an outdated Winnebago Sundancer into the ultimate family holiday home on wheels!

Interiors

A ‘Jarring’ Victorian Home Resolved With Colour, Art, + Joinery

A previously mismatched Victorian home in Mosman, NSW, resolved by Ioanna Lennox Interiors with colour, art, and joinery.

Interiors

A Mediterranean-Inspired Holiday Home Right On The Water’s Edge

CLO Studios styled the interior of this new Noosa home (dubbed Sky Garden) with earthy tones and pieces by local artists.

Interiors

A Green New Addition For An Ageing Edwardian Home

Brave New Eco revitalises an existing Brunswick home for multiple generations with a new extension, natural material palette and clever use

Interiors

Two Sleek + Stylish Side-By-Side Homes On One Block!

This dual-occupancy build by Boutique Developments proves developments don't have to be generic, with each unit offering up its own contrast...
Christina Karras

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