Interior Design Inspiration

Living with Art

Explore the homes of art collectors who are truly living with art.

Living with Art: It’s a Big Deal

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When your job is hunting for new artists and curating exhibitions, how do you choose what artworks to take home at the end of the day? Lucinda Bennett takes us inside the stunning coastal home of leading New Zealand gallerist Jhana Millers. Photography by Russell Kleyn.

Living with Art: Art in the DNA

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Melbourne architect, poet and artist Billy Kavellaris talks to Rose of Sharon Leake about collapsing the boundaries between art and architecture in the house he built for his family.

Living with Art: A Moving Feast

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In a careful balance between sentimentality and necessity, the converted warehouse apartment of collector Daniel Varcoe is a hotbed for contemporary art and design.

Living with Art: In The Blood

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There’s a story behind every artwork in the Balmain home of collector and creative Sophie Trippe-Smith. She talks to Rose of Sharon Leake over a cup of peppermint tea. Photography by Nick De Lorenzo.

Project Sheets

Take a peak inside homes across Australia and New Zealand, that boast envious art collections.

Project Sheet: Left of Field

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Expect the unexpected in art and design when an interior designer gets to work to their own brief. Charlotte Middleton writes.

Project Sheet: Opposites Attract

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Working with a couple whose taste in art and design couldn’t be more different, Anna Trefely of interior design studio Esoteriko played strength against strength to create the perfect matrimony in art and life. Erin Irwin writes.

Project Sheet: It all Started with the Art

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Using art as the starting point for the redesign of this Edwardian home, designers at Melbourne’s Flack Studio combine bold pieces with custom design to deliver a timeless and uniquely personal home.

Project Sheet: Labour of Love

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This high-end bachelor pad awash with light and personality is the perfect stage for pairing art with design. Erin Irwin writes. 

Project Sheet: Castle in the Sky

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With a treasure trove of Australian art and historical pieces, this warehouse gallery-cum-family home in Melbourne’s South Yarra reaches new heights.

Project Sheet: Latimer House

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Layering smart design with a punchy art collection, Nick Tobias welcomes the outside in.

Project Sheet: Welcome Home

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Perched high in a Harry Seidler building, Avian Apartment’s art collection pays homage to its cloud-top home. Pilar Mitchell takes us inside.

Project Sheet: Elements of Alchemy

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With a true fusion of art and design, this coastal home was built around an exclusively Australian art collection.

Art Mood

See how interior designers have styled a room around a work of art.

Art Mood: Endless Possibilities

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What do you get when you combine a designers love of colour with an artists’ aptitude for history and augmented reality? Interior designer and stylist Jono Fleming and visual artist Guy Lobwein show us the endless possibilities of art and design.

Art Mood: Adam Halliday

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Interior designer Jono Fleming creates looks for three artworks with sophistication, balance and mood.

Art Mood: Holly Zandbergen

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Interior designer Jono Fleming creates looks for three artworks with sophistication, balance and mood.

Art Mood: Helen Redmond

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Interior designer Jono Fleming creates looks for three artworks with sophistication, balance and mood.

Art Mood: Art to Arouse

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After climbing the ranks in Vogue Living and becoming a sought-after freelance interior designer, Anna Delprat throws out the rule book to create four unique looks that are artworks in themselves.

Art Mood: Alanya van de Wiel

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Designer Anna Delprat creates looks for three artworks with sophistication, balance and mood.

Art Mood: Doodie Herman

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Designer Anna Delprat creates looks for three artworks with sophistication, balance and mood.

Art Mood: Stella Danalis

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Designer Anna Delprat creates looks for three artworks with sophistication, balance and mood.

Objecthood

Explore the profiles of designers who are making differently in our ‘Objecthood’ series.

Objecthood: Layla Cluer

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Art Edit talks to ceramicist and creator of softedge Layla Cluer about design for the table.

Objecthood: Henry Wilson

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Art Edit talks to product and furniture designer Henry Wilson about timeless design, the value of quality materials and how art and design go hand in hand.