10 australian design blogs you NEED to follow
The best Australian interior design blogs.
Published Feb 7, 2016 11:00 AM
ish and chi
Ish and Chi (short for fish and chips!) started when Vivian, the author of the much lauded blog, decorated her son’s room before he was born. Now, she’s a full-fledge interior designer and posts all of her projects, favorite showrooms, interviews, and home tours for all the inspiration you could ever need.
the interiors addict
What started as a hobby for former magazine editor Jen Bishop is now a home interiors news source in Australia. Jen and her team feature everything from new retail shops opening in Australia to expert tips for various decorating topics. If you’re looking for new design ideas for any room, start here.
the design files
Visit The Design Files for beautiful imagery and to discover modern accessories for your home. The website isn’t just pretty pictures—it features young creatives, homes located in Australia and all over the world, and there’s even a whole section for GARDENS. Warning: Prepare to pay shipping from Australia if you’re going to spend time on this site.
This blog features people… But don’t worry, you’ll get plenty of interior and design inspiration when you get sucked into reading post after post. Spend even just a few minutes on this site and you’ll not only gain new ideas for your home, but learn about the people and inspiration behind the looks and products.
katrina lee chambers
This mom of three shares great DIY projects, really cool home tours, and floor plans! While this blog will no doubt have you dreaming of ditching your tiny apartment and moving across the world to Australia, it’s worth exploring (and pinning) for inspiration.
get in my home
This site is a cool girl’s modern dream—and exactly the right dose of Aussie inspo everyone needs in their life. Expect to find beautiful interiors that will work for any space and lots of products from Australia-based small businesses.
This blog features only the coolest of cool homes in Australia—and around the globe. Unique architecture, designs, and interiors are a must for every space you’ll see on this site, which is also broken down into categories for every section of home design imaginable—including art, apartments, lighting, retail, and many more.
This blog is run by the people who work at Studio Home, a small interior design business. Everything (I mean, EVERYTHING) featured is Aussie-focused, meaning made and created by Australians in Australia. If you’re looking for authentic products and inspiration, this is the place for you.
Styling Properties is a business made up of two fashion editors turned interior designers. They use their website to showcase all of their stunning work. There’s no text, but we’re not complaining. They say a picture is worth a thousand words and that certainly applies to the beautiful—and surprisingly attainable—spaces featured here.
the painted hive
Look no further for the ultimate before-and-after shots—and tips on DIY overhauls you really can do yourself. Kristine proves that with the right tools, instructions, and determination, you can flip any room or piece of furniture from blah to a luxe-looking final product.