Interior Design Inspiration

Living with Art

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

Living with Art: A Fairy-tale Twist

In the Munich home of Kristina (Mia) Maria Martin, art, design and history combine with a fairy-tale ending. And the best part? It’s round. Rose of Sharon Leake writes.

Living with Art: A Personal Sanctuary

Stories are many and varied in the home of artist Karla Dickens. Much like the art she creates, her home has been crafted with objects sourced from a lifetime of treasuring and remembering. Briony Downes writes. Photography by Natalie Grono.

Living with Art: Tiny Spaces Big Ideas

Josh Jessup and Matt Moss have made the most of their inner-city apartment, gracing its walls, floors and ceilings with art and design worthy of a penthouse status. Briony Downes writes. Photography by Brian Doherty.

Living with Art: It’s a Big Deal

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.

Project Sheets

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

Project Sheet: Big Picture Thinking

For this residence of epic proportions to be filled with art, careful consideration, industry know-how, and a healthy dose of imagination were required. Megan Dicks and Hannah Abbott, art consultants and co-directors of OTOMYS Gallery, Melbourne, rose to the challenge. Charlotte Middleton writes.

Project Sheet: Sleeping Giant

A study in texture and light, the Casper’s House project by New Zealand design studio Dessein Parke gives new meaning to a house with a view. Maddy Matheson writes. 

Project Sheet: New York City Homecoming

This compact Manhattan apartment pays homage to its city skyline views and the owner’s artistic lineage. Pilar Mitchell writes.

Project Sheet: Between Time

The art collection residing in this home acts as a bridge between time and distant places. Pilar Mitchell talks us through its expert curation within the contemporary redesign of a Federation home.

Project Sheet: No Regrets

In this home, Sydney design studio Arent&Pyke brings the past and present together with a sense of equilibrium, all the while heroing an impressive art collection. Erin Irwin writes.

Project Sheet: La Dolce Vita

Balmoral’s Villa Carlo is a nod to Italian modernism, suffused with the distinctly contemporary flair of Daniel Boddam Studio and home to an impressive collection of Australian art. Charlotte Middleton writes.

Project Sheet: Getting Personal

Design and art are seamlessly married with poetry and practicality in the family home of a leading Sydney-based architect and interior designer. Pilar Mitchell writes.

Project Sheet: An Unconventional Revival

Preserving the historical significance of this Sydney site with dignity, YSG Studio has employed the beauty of art and design to transform a Victorian corner shop into a contemporary home. Erin Irwin writes.

Art Mood

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

Art Mood: Skye LaRocca

Gemma Chapman, a New Zealand-based interior designer, and Lanre Alao, a Nigeria-based 3D artist talk about how they created awe-inspiring interior spaces.

Art Mood: Brooke Campbell

Gemma Chapman, a New Zealand-based interior designer, and Lanre Alao, a Nigeria-based 3D artist talk about how they created awe-inspiring interior spaces.

Art Mood: George Tjungurrayi

Gemma Chapman, a New Zealand-based interior designer, and Lanre Alao, a Nigeria-based 3D artist talk about how they created awe-inspiring interior spaces.

ART MOOD: NEW HEIGHTS

Gemma Chapman, a New Zealand-based interior designer, and Lanre Alao, a Nigeria-based 3D artist talk about how they created awe-inspiring interior spaces.

Art Mood: Meg Gallagher

Alexandra Carter from Perth-based design studio Harlow + Willow heroes the art in these achievable settings.

Art Mood: Davide Uliana

Alexandra Carter from Perth-based design studio Harlow + Willow heroes the art in these achievable settings.

Art Mood: Mabel Bradley

Alexandra Carter from Perth-based design studio Harlow + Willow heroes the art in these achievable settings.

Art Mood: the Art of Flair

New Zealand-based interior stylist Evie Kemp has a flair for maximalist design. We got to know a bit more about this colour-loving designer before she put her skills to the test with 3D renderer Mikaela Stafford to create three larger-than-life looks.

Objecthood

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

Objecthood: Snelling Studio

Snelling Studio beautifully blends art and industrial design. Maddy Matheson interviews its founder Bec Snelling.

Objecthood: Clumsy

Born from boredom yet reared with passion, Clumsy by Monique Chiari is the cuddle-oriented, minimal waste brand we never knew we needed.

Objecthood: DANIEL EMMA

We talk to Daniel To and Emma Aiston, founders of design studio DANIEL EMMA and creative directors of JamFactory, Adelaide.

Objecthood: Layla Cluer

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