Arts and crafts home re-imagined into contemporary pad

Melbourne practice Kennedy Nolan explores methods of building in the context of an 'English-style' arts and crafts house, resulting in breathtaking interiors with bespoke joinery and finishes of the highest quality at every turn 

What Chris Hemsworth's new pad can teach you about design

A surprising lesson on how to connect your living spaces to your garden via Chris Hemsworth's new Malibu home

Old Sydney cottage transformed with light and airy renovation

This home's cute-looking facade hides a surprisingly bright and airy interior, and an outdoor space fit for throwing one serious party

Expert tips on zoning your garden

Defining your outdoor space into zones using fencing, plants or pavers and stepping stones provides will up your garden's style and make it more functional. Here's celebrity gardener Jason Hodges' tips on how to do it 

Curved-edge pool house used to extended home's entertainment space

This stunning free-standing concrete pool house offers an alternative to the usual extension

Five easy ways to refresh your outdoor setting

Totally transform the look of your outdoor entertaining space in five steps – no renovation required 

Christmas Day Champagne: luxe to less

David Wood, head sommelier at Sydney's Mr. Wong guides you through how to select the perfect bottle to pop on Christmas Day

This extension in Miami is built for a party

Sun Path House by New York-based practice Studio Christian Wassmann uses the sun as a way to bring vitality and health for the clients

Create your own DIY floral ice bucket

There's a new — and infinitely prettier — kind of ice bucket challenge this summer that's sure to impress guests at your next party

15 contemporary pools to dive into

From above ground plunge pools to roof top entertaining decks, swimming pool inspiration ahead.