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Tiny Homes

The Most Inspiring Tiny Homes Of 2021

From converted shipping containers to prefabricated dwellings available for purchase, these were our favourite tiny houses of 2021.


The Top 10 Architect-Designed Homes Of 2021

The Design Files' most-read architecture features of 2021 - these 10 houses are cream of the crop in Australian residential design!


Your Favourite Mid-Century Modern Homes Of 2020

The eight most popular mid-century homes published on The Design Files last year!

Sustainable Homes

The Most Inspiring Sustainable Homes Of 2020

From retro-fitted period houses in the country, to inner city apartments, these were the standout sustainable homes we shared in 2020!


The Top Ten Homes Of 2020

From retro rentals, to art deco apartments, and a rammed earth house rebuilt after a fire, these were the most popular homes on The Design F...


The Greatest, Escapist Homes Of 2020!

Admit it, we all dreamt of escaping the city this year. Today we revisit the best sea-changers and tree-changers of 2020!
Sasha Gattermayr


Tour Through The Best Of The Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards

A look at the designs making our spaces greener, more inclusive, vibrant and climate resilient.
Miriam McGarry


Just Announced – The 2019 Australian Interior Design Awards Shortlist

Our highlights reel of the lust-worthy residential interiors in the running for the prestigious Australian Interior Design Awards.

Work Space

These Inspiring Creative Workspaces Are #Studiogoals

Creative workspace inspiration for any discipline!


Lift Your Home With These Subtle Tones

Get that holiday glow for your home all year long with these subtle tones!


Our Favourite Gardens of 2018

A look back through the most popular gardens we featured in 2018. So lush!


4 Great Getaways In New South Wales

Our favourite NSW road trip itineraries, with intel from local experts!


The 10 Most Envy-Inducing Architectural Homes of Last Year

We look back on our top ten most popular architectural homes of 2018.


9 Exceptional Summer Sweet Treats

On dessert duty and stuck for an idea? We got you! Check up our roundup of the sweetest summer treats.


Our Favourite Summer Cocktails

Switch gears and slide into celebratory New Year's mode with our favourite festive cocktails!


Cabin Fever

2018 was the year of the cabin / shack / hut / off-the-grid tiny dream home. Today, we revisit our favourites.


The Best Getaways In Victoria

Just in time for the holidays, we delve into our travel archives for the most spectacular short escapes and day trip destinations in our hom...


Top Ten Most Loved Homes Of 2018

The best-of-the-best, here are our most popular home tours of 2018!

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