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.。。

Corner site home balances privacy and openness to views

An abstract expression of shapes and finishes from the street, this corner home is internally laid out to provide vistas and inter-room connections at every turn – with some spaces ... Read more

A new level and reworked interiors give this Victorian home modern functionality

Clever internal reorganisation and the addition of another level have transformed this Victorian terrace house, with award-winning results Read more

Take a peek ...

... at all the award winners in the Australian section of TIDA Homes. Some very impressive homes here! Read more

Heavenly Hamptons

What is your idea of a perfect home and perfect setting? Maybe this Hamptons inspired luxury home overlooking the Hastings River comes close Read more

Indonesian resort style dovetails modern Australian architecture

This sumptuous merger of modern architecture and Indonesian resort living could make it hard to want to go out at all. Is this your sense of luxury – it's definitely ours. Read more

Bright and light

Smart design retains original 1940s workers cottage charm in transformation to a modern home with quirky touches Read more

Two-wing family home provides balance of family interaction and future independence as the kids get older

If you’ve got young children, don’t design your home just for the present – it should accommodate their growth and indepe... Read more

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