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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!


At Home With Designer Jason Mowen In Murrurundi, New South Wales

Eclectic and layered, Jason's home 'Dovecot' celebrates living life at a slower pace.
Victoria Carey


How Jess Dempsey Turned This Run-Down Edwardian Abode Into A Luxe Family Home

Fashion stylist and influencer Jess Dempsey turned a poorly renovated period home into a grand contemporary residence - with the help of int...


What Is An ‘LA Retro Eclectic’ Interior, And How Do I Get It?

Textural surfaces + chunky furniture + primary colours = the hottest new interiors trend. Lauren Li breaks down this distinct look for us!
Lauren Li

Design Eye

Suzanne Gorman on Modernising a Mid-Century Home

Taking into account considerations of form, function and scale, interior designer Suzanne Gorman shares her design approach for mid century


How To Nail The Bathroom Basics, According To Reece

A crash course in very excellent bathroom design, courtesy of bathrooms + kitchens merchandising leader at Reece Bathrooms, Daniella Santill...


Northern NSW’s Newest Holiday House, Made From Recycled Materials

Book your stay at Rockhaven at Booyong – a new holiday house made from recycled materials located 40 minutes from Byron Bay.


A Crash Course In Renovating Your Own Home From Top To Bottom, With BuildHer Collective

Rebeka Morgan and Kribashini Hannon of BuildHer Collective bring us a new book containing all the info you need to embark on building or ren...
Rebeka Morgan and Kribashini Hannon


An Inspired Cosmetic Makeover Of A Perth Rental Property

This Cottesloe rental property has been majorly improved (with the landlord's agreement) by Ohlo Studio!


A Pokey 1970s Unit Turned Sleek, Monochromatic Marvel

Influencer and fashion designer Rebecca Karagiorgos of Twice Blessed transforms her two-bedroom unit in Ringwood North into a sophisticated


A Truly Fabulous 1970s Home, Untouched Since It Was Built

No, it's not a film set! Inside the home of mechanical engineer Ted Mason, lovingly documented by his granddaughter, stylist Cassie Smith.

Creative People

A Modern Bathhouse Oasis Hidden In Collingwood's Backstreets

Tucked away in a voluminous warehouse in Melbourne's inner-north is a new bathhouse and day spa with some serious design credentials!

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