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A Peachy, Beachy Apartment On The Sunshine Coast

CG Design Studio gives this Mediterranean-style pad on the Sunshine Coast from the late 80s an aesthetic update!


An Inspiring Renovation Of A Post-War Melbourne Home

Director of Maike Design, Mairead Murphy, saved a post-war Brunswick East house from demolition, and transformed it into her beautiful famil...


A London-Inspired Victorian Terrace With 'New Classic' Charm

Interior architect Sophie Davies transforms this 19th-century Melbourne residence into a contemporary family home in a New Classic style. It...

One Room Wonders

A Timeless Heritage Bedroom Makeover

It's our final room makeover in this series! Watch us transform this traditional bedroom in a heritage home.


Interior Stylist Steve Cordony’s 19th Century Country Home

Inside Rosedale Farm – the restored 1877 country property of interior stylist Steve Cordony and Michael Booth in Orange, NSW.

Designers At Home

At Home With Architect Shin Kil + Visual Merchandiser Jessie Choi

The minimalist Fitzroy apartment of architect Shin Kil and visual merchandiser Jessie Choi, featuring the sleek Samsung The Serif TV.

One Room Wonders

A Classic, Colourful Kids Room Transformation

We transform a simple baby's bedroom, with Surround by Laminex wall panelling, and a playful injection of colour, pattern and texture!


Summer 2022 Colour Trend Predictions + WIN Dulux Paint & A Rachel Castle Artwork!

Get inspired by these vibrant and joyous Dulux paint colours set to take over home interiors this summer. Plus, your chance to win 20 litres...

One Room Wonders

A Serene & Stylish Sitting Room Transformation

We transform a simple art deco room with Surround by Laminex wall panelling, a rich colour palette, and a mix of vintage and new design piec...


A Transportable, Off-Grid Tiny Home Made From Shipping Containers

Capturing incredible views towards Mount Buller, Victoria, life in this pair of tiny homes is about as close to nature as it gets!

One Room Wonders

A Contemporary Chic Bedroom Makeover

A gorgeous, achievable room transformation - in partnership with Surround by Laminex.

Building Better

Everything You Need To Know About Working With A Builder

Where do you find a good builder? How long will it take them to build my house? How much will it cost? We answer these FAQs more.


How To Make Wallpaper Work!

Lauren Li of Sisällä Interior Design shares her tips and tricks for wallpaper that really works - and where to get it!
Lauren Li


A Slice Of Paris In South Yarra

A Victorian home in South Yarra brought back to life with textured, luxurious finishes by AKI Design Studio.


An Artist's Minimalist, Yet Personalised Apartment

Folk Studio create a carefully customised apartment for painter Ash Holmes in Curl Curl, New South Wales.


An Elevated Take On Old Meets New

A 1950s Brisbane house meets a new addition by designers Wrightson Stewart and architect Barbara Bailey, connected by a transparent breezewa...


The Timeless Update Of A 1950s Portsea Beach House

Pipkorn Kilpatrick improve the flow and functionality of this 1956 home originally designed by Robin Boyd, ensuring its legacy remains in ta...


YSG Studio Brings 'Afternoon Delight' To This Dreamy Kitchen Design for Laminex

We take a closer look at YSG Studio's stunning new collaboration with Laminex!

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