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A Glam ’60s-Inspired Makeover For A Drab Suburban Home

Kaiko Design transform a forgettable suburban space into a ritzy family residence, with big personality!


Get The Look: Dark + Moody Bathrooms And Kitchens

All the product and styling advice you need to achieve the dark, moody bathrooms and kitchen interiors trend, brought to you Oliveri.


A Colour-Drenched, 'Grandmillennial' Home In North Sydney

Bold colour, and both English and Moroccan influences come together in this North Sydney home by Lisa Burdus.

TDF Design Awards

The Sensational Interior Design Finalists In The TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2021!

The 12 incredible residential projects in the running to win the Interior Design award at the TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2021, presented by...


A Stylist’s Instantly Calming Northern Sydney Home

A former magazine editor turned interior designer takes on her most difficult client yet - herself!

Creative People

The Fun + Fantastical Inner-City Apartment Of Two Next Generation Designers

The high-rise apartment of Melbourne designers and Tik Tok stars Josh Jessup and Matt Moss is an explosion of colour and fun!


A Beachside Home With Richly Layered Interiors + A Brand New View!

Duet have opened this 1930s Wollongong house to beach views and contemporary living.


Announcing The 2021 Dulux Colour Awards Finalists

From retro-inspired shades to cocooning earthy hues, the most colourful design projects of 2021 are here - and they’re as inspiring as eve...


A Forest-Like Makeover For A Poky Victorian Sharehouse

The owners of this single-storey Victorian cottage in Kensington engaged Kim Kneipp to transform it into a light-filled contemporary haven f...


Check-Mate! How To Bring On-Trend Stripes + Checks Into Your Home

Lauren Li shows us how to incorporate on-trend stripes and checks into any interior PLUS the best patterned pieces on the market right now!
Lauren Li


Everything You Need To Know About Working With An Interior Designer

What does an interior designer do, and how much does a residential project cost? Here's everything you need to know, with info from leading


A Peaceful, Pastel Transformation Of A Petite Art Deco Apartment

Rosanna Ceravolo creates a new, sympathetic interior personality for a two-bedroom flat in the leafy suburb of South Yarra.


This Revamped Edwardian Home Has A Different Mood For Every Room

Interior Designer Georgina Jeffries delivers a classic yet contemporary makeover of a heritage home – where moments of delight are everywh...


An Adventurous Apartment Interior For Avid Art Collectors

YSG turn a dark and dated 90s apartment into an inspiring, character-filled home.


An Eye-Popping Resort Style Homestead In Outer Sydney

House Thirteen by Three Birds Renovations is an epic semi-rural residence designed to take you on holiday!


17 Affordable Lights That Will Give Your Space A Glow-Up

Lauren Li shares a plethora of low-cost lighting options (we're talking under $500 each!), and shares her top tips on how to make a big impa...
Lauren Li


A Dark + Dingy Heritage Home Revamped In Contemporary Country Style

Interior designer Georgie Shepherd of GSiD transforms breathes new life into the interiors of this newly renovated pre-Federation villa in A...


A Designer’s Fun, Mid-Century Makeover Of Her ‘90s Townhouse!

Studio Tate associate Liz Ryde shares her self-designed, Clifton Hill family home filled with mid-century elements and colour!

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