Pocket paradise

This garden design makes the most of its shady location and subtropical microclimate to create an outdoor conservatory Read more

On the edge of white

Shades of white keep this bathroom looking clean and light without being sterile, while the darker floor helps anchor the design Read more

Custom creations

Upmarket, individual cabinetry that responds directly to your home and your lifestyle is central to the DCD Kitchen and Bath Design Studio experience Read more

Cultural perspective

Two new performing arts centres the Melbourne Recital Centre and the Melbourne Theatre Company Theatre sit side by side with distinct but complementary identities Read more

Layers of history

Because the exterior of this landmark home could not be altered, the interior layout had to be reshuffled around the existing windows Read more

Cool haven

This roof terrace sits atop a home with preservation status, providing a welcome retreat in the middle of a busy city Read more

By candlelight

Softly romantic the Illuminations Electric Fireplace by Fireplace Xtrordinair sets the scene Read more

Sense of sanctuary

Originally a Lutheran property, this whitewashed stucco church has been resurrected to provide a character-filled home and artist's studio Read more

With a deft hand

The total restoration of this early 20th-century house focused on its Arts and Crafts heritage, and the time-honored craftsmanship of a bygone era Read more

Landmark decision

This Edwardian residence did not have preservation status, but rather than being torn down, it has been restored Read more

Reach for the sky

Skylights, a natural material palette and living bamboo plants enhance the unexpected tranquillity of this Chicago loft office Read more

Change of heart

The classic facade of this stately residence offers little indication of the total transformation of the interiors and rear of the home Read more





Latest books

Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C

Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star establ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/3

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/2

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time ... Read more