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A Mid-Century Renovation That Masterfully Blends Old And New

If interior designer Sarah Conly and engineer Hugh O’Brien hadn’t bought this mid-century house, it’s likely the Ivanhoe East property wouldn’t exist today. 

Not only did the couple save the home from potential demolition, they’ve spent the last two years enhancing its 1960s bones with sympathetic restorations that masterfully blend old and new. 

It’s been A LOT of work, but the result is one very special home!

A Magical Alistair Knox-Designed Rental In Eltham!

We can’t get enough of Eltham’s incredible mid-century houses, which consistently rate among the most popular home stories on The Design Files!

Lucienne and Sebastian Van Sebille thought the glowing reviews of this suburb (located 20 kilometres north-east of Melbourne’s CBD) must be exaggerated, but after moving here in mid 2020, they can confirm it’s truly as magical as they say! 

The couple’s rental property is an Alistair Knox-designed 1970s house that remains as solid and beautiful as the day it was built. 

After 10 years living in Thornbury and Coburg, the True North chef and trade manager at Pop and Scott are relishing their new life among the trees, while getting to know the longstanding locals (alpacas, horses, donkeys and kookaburras among them!).

You Say You Want a (Food) Revolution

Spearheaded by English chef and healthy eating activist Jamie Oliver, this Saturday, May 19 is the first annual Food Revolution Day.The world’s rising rate of obesity is staggering. Since 1980 worldwi

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Find a Hotel to Fit Your Travel Needs

Find a Hotel to Fit Your Travel NeedsWhen most people plan a trip, the focus is on the purpose of the journey, whether it’s a work-related jaunt or a vacation with loved ones. Researching and organizi

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