Australia

At Home: Modern Australian Design

An exhibition at Old Government House offers a considered and surprising look domestic design by juxtaposing contemporary and colonial furniture.

What Makes a House a Home; And What Makes it Last?

Enjoy the journey. That’s what Kara Rosenlund has inscribed on the inside front cover of this very special signed copy of her debut book, Shelter. And how fitting. This book is her journey cross-continent, put together to inspire your own. And inspire it will, as Holly Cunneen finds.

How to combine warmth and modernity in the city

What do you do with an oddly shaped block in an inner city setting? Annie Reid finds out from Julie Firkin Architects

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 House Applies the Surrealist Technique ‘Cubomania’

A dilapidated but heritage-listed house becomes a sustainable, functional and architecturally impressive home for a young family, in Melbourne. Words by Tess Ritchie.

Can a floating staircase transform a home?

A new, lofty volume to the rear of this Victorian house in Carlton plays on light and shadow in equal measure, as Annie Reid discovers.

Artist and textile designer Shilo Engelbrecht

Artist and textile designer on the rise Shilo Engelbrecht gleaned inspiration from Greece’s sacred, UNESCO world heritage site, Delos for her recent small capsule collection Andamento

Like Minds

Being close to a project isn’t always the best thing. Leigh Elwood discovered this while refurbishing her home in Melbourne, which required the insight of people outside the circle, to get it right. Jenna Reed Burns reports.

Lush Oasis at The Terminus Hotel

The Terminus Hotel – or the ‘grand old lady’ of Abbotsford, is a Melbourne institution. Thanks to an inspiring collaboration between Sand Hill Road and Techné Architecture + Interior Design, it has a new lease on life.

At Home in the Hills: Little Big House

Nestled in the foothills of Mount Wellington, Tasmania, Little Big House responds directly to its location and celebrates its beauty.