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Missoni x Target

Missoni for Target is the designer collaboration you've been dreaming of

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Let the countdown to delicious prints begin.

Apartment therapy

Five design hacks to personalise your rental home

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Erin Boyle Here's how you can make your rented abode feel like something a little more permanent.

DIY terrariums

How to build your own terrarium

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Jamie Durie Terrariums are a perfect way to bring a touch of nature indoors, says Jamie Durie.

The minimalists

Would you be happier if you had just 50 possessions?

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Mark White Minimalists are decluttering their lives - including possessions, work commitments and friendships to find happiness.

Kitchen makeover

How to makeover your kitchen on a budget

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Sandy Smith You don’t need to spend a fortune to inject new life into your pre-loved kitchen.

Easter entertaining

How to style the perfect Easter table

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Q&A with Sibella Court *Without covering it in chocolate bunnies and eggs.

Kitchen makeovers

DIY kitchens for busy renovators

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Sandy Smith The key to a perfect kitchen is all in the planning.

Designer tricks

How to fill your home with natural light

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Trisha Croaker Finding inspiration in an unorthodox roof form to give a tired old terrace light.

Home style

Inside Sarah Jessica Parker's New York townhouse

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LIVIA GAMBLE Vogue has all the answers to what Sarah Jessica Parker's home looks like, plus 73 more.

Home of the week

Home of the week: 70s nostalgia

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Words and Styling by Amanda Talbot Curvaceous walls nestled among natural surroundings provide an intimate feel to this 1970s home.

Home design trends

Seven home trends to watch in 2014

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Kim Palmer All the styles and colors we'll be seeing in furniture showrooms — and, ultimately, homes — in the months ahead.

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DIY home apps

Nine apps that will change your home

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Cassy Small DIY home renovation has had a techno makeover. Put down your measuring tape, pick up your smartphone and get to work.

Home porn

Is 'home porn' bad for your self-esteem?

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JUDITH IRELAND Why home design blogs are to 30-something women what fashion magazines are to teenage girls.

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Last-minute gifts

Last-minute gift-buying inspiration

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SIMONE MITCHELL If you're one of those wonderfully vague people who likes to leave things to the last minute, then Christmas is probably a bit of a nightmare for you. These handy hints may help you avoid the retail crush this year, and source some excellent gifts from the comfort of your own home.

Xmas makeovers

How designers decorate their homes for Christmas

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Susan Redman We ask 10 of Australia's leading interior designers, architects, stylists and tastemakers to reveal what kind of tinsel, trinket or tree tickles their fancy.

Xmas entertaining

Easy christmas entertaining ideas

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Creating a classy but fun-filled Christmas starts with just one idea.

Summer-ready home

Updating your home for summer

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Susan Redman Get your home summer-ready with these six ways to create an inspiring place to relax and enjoy the company of friends and family.

Welcoming guests

How to make your home 'guests-friendly'

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Susan Redman Try these easy-to-do ideas to warmly welcome friends and family into your home.

Liz Lemon

Liz Lemon's18 Tips for Living Alone

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Jessica Catcher When life hands you lemons, make Liz Lemon-ade.

Home style

Home of the week

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Amanda Talbot Rustic simplicity meets tropical exuberance in this creative and colourful conversion.

Good genes or unlikely curse?

When you're the family beauty

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Kate Fridkis Beautiful women always get a mention but there's a lot more going on.

Double date

When smug couples get smugger

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Nina Badzin The real reason couples like to double-date

Going the distance

Why get married?

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RACHEL HILLS I don’t think marriage is inherently anti-feminist, but being married has made me more cynical of the way it is presented.

Sperm donor or 'dad'?

Sperm donor or 'dad'?

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Paul van Reyk Paul van Reyk doesn't recall wanting to have children but has donated sperm to more than a dozen women.

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Home of the week

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Heather Nette King Clean lines and ’50s features combine beautifully to make a family home with space and grace.

Real life

When your parents don't marry for love

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Michelle Law Michelle Law reflects on her parent's relationship.

Growing up in a boy-filled house

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Lulu Le Vay Growing up with nine brothers makes it hard for a girl to find her soft side.

Economic abuse

When you can't afford to leave an abusive relationship

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CLEM BASTOW "Women living in poverty are more at risk of experiencing family violence."

Pregnancy and childbirth

Are we too invested in birthing performance?

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KASEY EDWARDS A drug-free vaginal birth is held up as the gold standard of female empowerment.

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Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

'People can't see that I have brain damage'

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Claire Duley A 22-year-old sufferer of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder opens up about what it's like to live with the disease.

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Amanda Talbot It was only to be expected that an apartment inside a former hot spot of contemporary art would be quirky, colourful and fun.

Real life

How do you tell your children their father has killed himself?

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Louise Carpenter Recovering alcoholic, Suzanne Harrington has written about her experience.

Real life

Facing single parenthood with twin boys

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Erin O'Dwyer When life throws an unimaginable curve ball.

Design: tiny spaces

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Amanda Talbot Clever sliding walls transform an inner-city dump into a stylish and versatile apartment.

Small spaces

Five ways to brighten up small spaces

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Shaynna Blaze Interior designer Shaynna Blaze shares five simple ways to brighten and open up small, forgotten spaces.

Smart or silly?

Buying property with a friend

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Emma Dallas A masterful strategy or the stupidest idea you ever had?

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Brand new place

14 Simple Pleasures of Moving Into a New Apartment

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Laura Vitto There's nothing more exciting than leaving a dingy little apartment in favor of a newer, cleaner model.

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Amanda Talbot A colourfully appointed Arts & Crafts movement apartment is a fitting home for this creative producer.

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Heather Nette King An old weatherboard home's open-air entertaining area provides the perfect place to appreciate the great Australian outdoors.

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Amanda Talbot Designer Peter Morrissey has swapped his apartment for a charming little oasis with a delightful holiday feel.

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Tiny gardens

How to make your own terrarium

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Terrariums - miniature gardens in glass bottles - have stormed the design and blog world with gusto.

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Nerida Piggin A fashionable couple's move from a large house near the beach to an inner-city apartment has still left plenty of room for self-expression.

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Heather Nette King A very modern glass cube at the rear of this Edwardian semi has become its best feature.

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Heather Nette King Moving from an apartment to a semi has give this couple the indoor and outdoor space to truly express themselves.

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Heather Nette King Fun meets function – and more than a dash of style – in Miriam Hayes's Victorian renovation.

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Heather Nette King All things bright and beautiful come together in the home of radio host Jane Hall, who has a passion for collecting.

Design trends

Fun and functional

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Ann Pilmer Striking the right balance proves a job for the experts.

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Amanda Talbot This understated timber-and-brick house sits perfectly in its bushland setting.

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Heather Nette King A grand old Melbourne terrace sees the light with a modernist look that mixes flair and fun in equal measure.

Tiny furniture

Creating children's rooms

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Tessa and Michael Bautovich Tessa Bautovich from The Lowercase on how to create a fun and practical kid’s room.

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Amanda Talbot From "brown box" to blank canvas, this home comes to life with colour, creativity and touches of Australiana kitsch.

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Heather Nette King A Melbourne family cut out the commute by combining their home and work spaces.

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Silver linings furniture

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Sue Green The make-do-and-mend philosophy of designer Tim Collins' childhood can be seen in his cutting edge work.

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Heather Nette King Pigments of all shades add plenty of spunk to this artistic couple's inner-Melbourne pad.

Home porn

Why are we obsessed with other people's homes?

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Kerrie O'Brien Popular home blogs like The Design Files are filling a cultural niche.

Island home

Apparently this is the world's best apartment

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Stephen Nicholls The title of "World's Best Apartment" at the International Property Awards has been won by an Australian project in Bali. Let's take a sticky-beak, shall we?

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Heather Nette King This colourful renovated Victorian terrace is filled with art created by family and friends of the owners.

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Heather Nette King Artist Alli McIldowie found the perfect home and studio in this cottage inspired by a Spanish farmhouse.

Pop-up home

I spy and buy

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Rachelle Unreich Home blogger Lucy Feagins on her new pop-up project: The Design Files Open House.

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The ground-floor Sydney apartment of Alex Zabotto-Bentley (pictured at the kitchen table) of AZBcreative.
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Amanda Talbot Clusters of objects, colour blocking and flower arrangements are what you get when visiting event designer Alex Zabotto-Bentley in his own space.

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Create a chic summer space

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Food and style maven Kate Gibbs likes to fill her summers with friends, herbs and cushions.