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Here’s a Hut with Heart

Whimsy and playful practicality merge in the designer cubbyhouse Vardo Hut, created by Doherty Design Studio and auctioned at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show to raise funds for Kids Under Cover

The Ultimate Australian Hut

A secluded Mudgee house represents a side of quintessential Australiana. Part bushranger's hide-out, part reflective meditative area and wonderfully unique.

This Design Reflects Quiet conservatism

A quiet and delightful interior takes centre stage in the reworking of this former ‘volume build’ family home by Windust Architects. Annie Reid takes a closer look.

Geberit allows for design freedom in Luxe apartments

Throughout the entire Luxe development, Geberit was specified - functionality and aesthetics allowing the design freedom necessary in a high-end project like this one.

Homely, contemporary, nil maintenance: The Modern Family Dream home?

After more than a decade of extensive travelling, the owners of a new Melbourne property were keen to establish a long-term home base they could truly make their own, with all the features a modern family needs without the maintenance and on a modest block. We talk to designer Diana Malathounis about how they made this dream a reality.

Can A Product’s Packaging Inform The Personality Of A Retail Space?

Japanese design house nendo have crafted a deliciously minimal chocolate shop “BbyB.” in the Tokyo borough of Ginza, Japan, based entirely on the interactive nature of the product’s wrapping.

The Dramatic extension of a traditional 1900’s cottage

A traditional Brisbane cottage receives an understated but expertly crafted new lease on life. Elana Castle reports.

5 Top New Designer Cafes

Strong design credentials and bold branding have become integral, success-determining elements in our increasingly competitive hospitality industry. With so many impressive interiors in our midst, designers are constantly pressured to up the creative ante. Elana Castle looks at a few of the standout restaurant and cafe interiors to emerge in recent months.

Bringing the backyard back to Brisbane

The brief was to create a contemporary, inner city home for four without sacrificing the warmth that comes from a family home. The result, from Plazibat Architects, is a modern, generous L shaped house based around a private inner courtyard.

Charming Melbourne Renovation: A Photo Essay

A newly renovated home in Melbourne's inner city showcases a timeless aesthetic and immaculate build from Nest Architects.

See the tropical renovation of a Federation dwelling

When a Danish couple became enamoured with Australia and set about making a home for themselves in North Sydney, they probably didn't anticipate the tricky design process ahead of them.

This is not a stamp shop

Opened in late 2014, Mrs. Pound is a speakeasy and restaurant discretely perched on a sloping corner in Hong Kong’s famous antiques district, Sheung Wan.

Why Design an L-Shaped House?

Located on a steeply sloping site, the design of 23 Olive Road in Singapore celebrates the spirit of living in a tropical climate where boundaries between exterior and interior spaces are blurred, writes Justin Farmer.

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