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Lucy  The Design Files is Australia's most popular design blog. TODAY - FAMILY times with Jeremy Wortsman.

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 ‘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 👆🏻

Did you catch our newest video on TDF today? 'A Life Individual' is our new film series in partnership with @spacefurniture 🙌🏼 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 👆🏻 film by our video partners @_sirap_ 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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 👆

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 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 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 profile👆🏻

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 bio👆

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 👌🏻 Pics @evegwilson, styling assistant @natturnbull - THANKS to @est_studios for the beautiful props for this shoot! Recipe link in bio 👆!

TODAY we share the latest body of work from amazing Sydney artist Julian Meagher aka @julianmeagher. ‘There is Hope to the Last Flower' opening tomorrow at @olsen_gallery brings together unique portraits and luminescent still lifes on poignant themes, from addiction to Sydney’s lock-out laws, the environment, and love - words by @ellesappelleelle, pic by @mimimalism. Link to full story in bio👆.

Such spectacular detail in these paintings on canvas by @adrianapicker, for her upcoming solo show with us in 2 weeks time in Melbourne! Check for a peek at this incredible, painstakingly-detailed body of work - pictured is 'Nasturtium', 60cm x 60cm👌🏻 link in profile 👆🏻

SUPER EXCITED to announce our first TDF Collect art exhibition for 2017, opening in two weeks time! ‘A Brightness Falls’ is the first exhibition of paintings on canvas by Sydney artist and illustrator @adrianapicker - a lush, vibrant and joyously colourful body of work which celebrates the botanical form in meticulous detail. All works are viewable at from today - link in profile👆! Photo by @nik_to.

Today we revisit an artist we have long admired – Sydney painter Leah Fraser aka @lelefraser! Leah’s latest works are more haunting and complex than ever. We adore her naive, intuitive painting style, and those intense layers of flora and fauna. Spectacular stuff! Leah’s latest exhibition, ‘Within You Without You‘, opens March 2 at @arthousegallery. This pic by @nik_to - link to full story in profile 👆.

Still swooning over the Mount Martha beach shack of Jeff Provan ( @jaypee1 and @openjournal_neometro !) and Mariko Provan , which we shared earlier this week - such a sweet and humble yet perfectly pieced together little pad.👌🏻 shots by the master @evegwilson 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

Today we take a look at ‘trace patterns’, the latest exhibition of vibrant painting, sculpture and installation from Melbourne artist @emma_coulter, now on show at @palmerartprojects in Sydney. Emma’s work first caught our eye back in 2011, and it’s incredible to see how her practice has evolved! Link to full story in bio 👆 with words by @ellesappelleelle and pics by @nik_to.