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Interviews with designers, stylists, architects, makers and other experts in the home industry. 1-on-1 tips and advice, styling ideas, insights and more.

Interview with Contemporary Australian Landscape Artist Belynda Henry

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Belynda Henry. If her name isn’t familiar, her art most definitely will be. Her art is on the walls of The Design Files Open...

Freya Powell’s vibrant floral artworks will stun you

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Flower-lovers brace yourself for our next artist spotlight — Freya Powell. Her extraordinary works feature a vibrant display of oversized blooms in incredible detail. From...

Real Rooms: Katie and Mitch’s Kitchen and Dining

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The other week we introduced you to Katie and Mitch who recently built their first home. Today we're taking you inside their contemporary kitchen...

Shelley Craft chats with us about her flooring range in collaboration...

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Shelley Craft has seen more than a floor or two in her time on popular home renovations shows The Block and Reno Rumble, and...

Artist spotlight: Kirsten Jackson

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Melbourne artist Kirsten Jackson started painting to create her own version of a fish painting that wasn’t for sale. “I rented a property off my...

Kitchen remodel: Check out Maxine’s before and after kitchen transformation

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Maxine is the blogger behind We Love Home and lives in the UK with her dog Teddy... and until recently, her kitchen was hiding...

Inside Lisa’s light and airy Sydney home

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Lisa moved to Australia from The Netherlands after meeting her hubby while on a working holiday visa. Fast forward several years and they've just...

Introducing The Artwork Stylist

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When two of our favourite stylists — sisters Sara and Amy from The Real Estate Stylists — decided to launch their own...

A Look Inside Sydney Interior Designer Christiana Masina’s Home

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Supported by Design Divine Everyone loves a sticky beak. And when you’re getting a glimpse into an interior designer’s home, you know you’ll be in...

History Making a Comeback with Amy

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Some people just have cool jobs. Amy Jarvis is one of those people. She’s the Heritage Officer at Australian National University (ANU). “I get to...

Carefully curated furniture and homewares store Curious Grace

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Today we’d like to introduce you to Anna and Wayne, the founders behind furniture and homewares stores Curious Grace.

White on white on white, Steve Cordony shares his favourite interiors...

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When you get the chance to sit next to one of your fave interior stylists over a meal, you can't help but take the...

Hobbe rocking chairs, Australia’s answer to stylish and affordable rocking chairs

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Earlier this year at Life Instyle we discovered one exhibitor who we especially adore — Samantha Hobbelen of Hobbe rocking chairs. Not only are her...

Meet Helen of Recycled Interiors

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Today we are so excited to introduce you to a fellow blogger — Helen Edwards of Recycled Interiors. We met Helen at a blogging event...

Take a tour inside Box House

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One of our all-time favourite things is peeking inside beautiful homes and this week architect Rob Henry let us step inside and...

Grace Costa’s artistic HORSE series is anything but pet photography

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Over the year's we've shared stories of so many talented artists, from painters to furniture makers, but never before have we shared the work...

17 Canberra women to watch in 2017 by Her Canberra

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A little while ago Her Canberra named me as one of the 17 Canberra women to watch in 2017... This list features women who are...

Brian Tunks the Man Behind bisonhome

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Who would have thought the man behind bisonhome’s minimalist designs would be such a vivacious and funny character?! Sitting down to coffee with Brian Tunks,...

Artist spotlight: Marnie McKnight

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Over the coming weeks, we’re excited to share the stories of some of Australia’s most talented emerging artists thanks to Bluethumb, Australia’s largest online...

Take a Look Inside Chloe Brookman’s Home: The Designer Setting Nursery...

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Do you ever walk away from meeting someone and think ‘Wow, you have no idea how awesome you are, or if you do, you’re...

Discover Larissa’s fluid mixed media artworks as seen on The Block

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As we interview these talented emerging artists in our series with bluethumb, Australia's largest online art gallery, one thing really strikes — just how...

Shenton & Thrello hand lettering and design

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I love seeing people pursue their passion, particularly friends who have secret hidden talents like the lovely Rachel Platt who I’ve known for many...

Artist spotlight: Annie Everingham

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This week we tracked down one of our all-time favourite new artists — Annie Everingham — to find out what inspires her and where...

Colour and emotion: How to select colour for the mood you...

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There's no denying that colour can influence our mood — there have even been studies that link the affect of colour to emotion. So how...