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Creative People


TDF Design Awards

Celebrating Australia's Best Stylists And Art Directors

Highlighting ten outstanding styling and art direction projects, shortlisted for the TDF Design Awards!

How To

How To Create Atmospheric Autumn Dinner Party Decor

With the release of her new book 'A Tree In The House', Annabelle Hickson shares her ideas for styling an autumnal dinner party at home.
Annabelle Hickson

Extraordinary Routines

Extraordinary Routines · Stephanie Stamatis

A day in the life of Melbourne stylist Stephanie Stamatis.
Madeleine Dore

Creative People

It's Beautiful Here*

Megan Morton’s new book on homes that make your heart skip a beat.
Elle Murrell

Wise Women

Wise Women · Megan Morton

Timely guidance from the accomplished educator and stylist.
Megan Morton

Studio Visit

Natalie Turnbull

Nat Turnbull is an emerging stylist, designer and a total legend.
Lucy Feagins


The Harvest Table

A unique creative workshop which brings together floristry, food, styling and handcrafted ceramics.

Extraordinary Routines

Extraordinary Routines · Megan Morton

A day in the life of super stylist, author and founder of The School, Megan Morton.
Madeleine Dore


Alicia Sciberras

An introduction to impressive young Sydney stylist Alicia Sciberras.
Lisa Marie Corso


Kara Rosenlund

A studio visit with Brisbane photographer, stylist and storyteller Kara Rosenlund.
Jo Hoban


Dining Details

A market round-up featuring new trends in creative cutlery - we've rounded up over 80 functional utensils from local makers and retailers, e...


Heilam Choy

Today we’re sharing the home of a die-hard design enthusiast, whose tiny one bedroom apartment in Collingwood has been no limitation t...

Studio Visit

Georgie Kay

If you have a passion for hospitality, creative events, weddings with all the trimmings (sorry, who doesn’t love a pretty wedding?), h...



Today we introduce MINAMI,  a new online store from local foodie Julia Busuttil Nishimura and her husband, Norihiko Nishimura, stocking a

The Design Files acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files – we would love to hear from you.

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