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Lucy  The Design Files is Australia's most popular design blog. TASTY TUESDAY - Lucy's no-fuss chargrilled veg with buffalo mozzarella.

Oh hello it’s ME AGAIN (Lucy), sharing my final recipe this month: Grilled Vegetables with Buffalo Mozzarella! This plate of crunchy mixed greens and soft buffalo mozzarella is the ultimate no-fuss summer dinner. Pics @evegwilson, styling assistant @natturnbull - THANKS to @est_studios for supporting all our Tasty Tuesday shoots! Recipe link in bioπŸ‘†!

Another beauty from 'A Brightness Falls' by @adrianapicker - installing today and opening this Saturday! This work is 'Pelargonium 2', 60cm x 60cm, mixed media on canvas πŸ‘ŒπŸ» all info at

Today we share 'Among Buildings' @amongbuildings, an inspired new project from three likeminded Melbourne creatives - photographer Tom Ross @tomjrross, architect and poet Michael Roper @instaroperability and graphic designer Stuart Geddes @stuartgeddes. Their newly released tome showcases the city's architecture through photography and poetry in a unique fold-out, unbound format. Words by @ellesappelleelle and pic by @caitlinmillsphotography - Link to full story in bioπŸ‘†.

Painterley perfection in the gallery today with @adrianapicker πŸ˜±πŸ‘ŒπŸ» huge thanks to her wonderful helpers @caitlin_she @jessicaannestyling @georgiaharveycreative πŸ–ŒπŸ‘ŠπŸΌ 'A Brightness Falls' opens next Saturday, join us!

Our beautiful POSTCARDS for 'A Brightness Falls' by @adrianapicker just arrived - graphic design and hand modelling by the legend @annieportelli πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ more info about this stunning show at !

Today we chat with Sarah Hook of @franque11, a Melbourne antiques and fine art business. When we last caught up with Sarah in 2011, Franque was a private retail showroom in a beautiful 1930’s apartment suite overlooking Port Phillip Bay. In partnering with local entrepreneur, Pitzy Folk, Sarah has relocated and expanded her concept - Franque is now an open-to-the-public store and unique event space in Toorak. Pic by @caitlinmillsphotography - link to full story in profileπŸ‘†.

Today our FAMILY columnist Emma Eldridge (@emmajapan) chats to Jeremy Wortsman, founder and director of @jackywinter, and Dad to Winifred (3 yrs) and Jeronimo (3 months). Jeremy shares his favourite children's apps, his thoughts about parenting β€˜imposter’ syndrome, and the man-to-man vs. zone defence approach to child rearing! This story is accompanied by stunning pics by our newest photographer, Sarah Collins aka @workandcophotography – link in profile πŸ‘†πŸ»

Did you catch our newest video on TDF today? 'A Life Individual' is our new film series in partnership with @spacefurniture πŸ™ŒπŸΌ first episode features amazing Melbourne interior designer Andrew Parr of @aboutsjb , and his beachside home in Blairgowrie. SO EXCITED to launch this series, after many months in development ! Watch the full vid on TDF today - link in profile πŸ‘†πŸ» film by our video partners @_sirap_ πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

EXCITED to launch a brand new video series today! A Life Individual is a new 6-part video series created in partnership with @spacefurniture, showcasing a diverse group of Space clients - people from all walks of life, who share a passion for great design, and an inherent understanding of what makes a uniquely personal home. First up, we introduce the Blairgowrie home of interior designer Andrew Parr of @aboutSJB and his partner Stacey Pavlou, a hairdresser and salon owner. They have the most amazing master bedroom we've seen - 3 walls of glass, surrounded by beautiful garden! 😱 Film by @_sirap_ - link to full story in profile πŸ‘†

SO chuffed with the response to our story about Melbourne's best kept secret, @lyonhousemuseum on TDF today! Here's an amazing aerial snap from @johngollings ,depicting a colossal new @rekorennie artwork commissioned by the Lyon family - this 'foundational artwork' is the size of an Olympic swimming pool (!!) and was created using 600 litres of paint donated by @duluxaus πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ the artwork will be gradually concealed, leaving only a small section visible, as the new Housemuseum Galleries are constructed directly top of this painting over the next 12 months 😱learn more about this remarkable project on our site today - link in profileπŸ‘†πŸ»

What is Melbourne’s best kept secret? This question is one we often pose to our interviewees. Today, I have my own response - The @lyonhousemuseum in Kew. This remarkable Australian home is both an public art museum and a private family home. Both Conceptually and aesthetically, this place is JAW-DROPPINGLY AMAZING. Read the story and Watch our VIDEO by @_sirap_ on the site today - Link in bioπŸ‘†

TODAY it’s ME again (Lucy) sharing my twist on the classic Caesar salad for TASTY TUESDAY! Like all the great salads, this dish is all about a rich, seasoned dressing, big bits of bacon, and crunchy croutons πŸ‘ŒπŸ» Pics @evegwilson, styling assistant @natturnbull - THANKS to @est_studios for the beautiful props for this shoot! Recipe link in bio πŸ‘†!