Australia TIDA Homes

For more than 30 years, Trends has promoted great home design ideas through its print, digital and online media.

The Trends International Design Awards – TIDAs – take that involvement to the next level with the search for the best kitchens, bathrooms and homes across a number of the countries where Trends has a presence.

A natural presence – two-storey home mitigates size to be in keeping with single-level neighbouring residences

So you want the functionality that goes with a two storey home but not the ire of the single-storey neighbours? Thi... Read more

All points considered

Sites come in all shapes and sizes – a pretty rectangle isn't always the option. Here's how one house designer brought things together, with sweeping river views from most rooms the reward Read more

Upmarket apartment makeover connects rooms with harbour views and celebrates this through interior tones and artworks

A restrained yet exotic palette, recessive wall planes and significant artworks combine in a sumptuous int... Read more

New family home makes the most of prized views from its bayside site without compromising privacy

All main living rooms open onto large terraces, with steps down to the garden on the waterside face, while the streetside is skilf... Read more

Renovation and addition to a suburban home add contemporary living and views

A modern extension to this home offers indoor-outdoor flow and a large new open-plan living, dining and kitchen space Read more

Experiment in the craft of space and materials

How to fit a two-bedroom, two-bathroom house plus garden on a tiny site Read more

Cutting edge architectural design combines with off-grid green initiatives

Home with a wide range of active and passive sustainable measures inside and out Read more

Modern, clean-lined entertainment zone positioned at the rear of existing older home

Tweaked original plans result in a hall running right through this 1940s home, providing a glimpse of the new light-filled extension at the rear Read more

Dilapidated Victorian home receives contemporary open-plan addition

A run down Victorian-style home was restored with complementary modern elements and open plan living to achieve better flow and more light Read more

Harbourside apartment now opened up to expansive views

Modern revamp opens up 1960s Sydney harbour-side apartment connects it to its surroundings Read more

Youthful yet sophisticated contemporary family dwelling on the Sydney Harbour shore

Sharp lines, light forms and the lush integration of nature all combine to connect this home to its phenomenal beachside site Read more