thedesignfiles Today, continuing our August small business series supported by Bank of Melbourne, i chatted to inspiring designer and businesswoman Cindy-Lee Davies of @lightlydesign !! One of her top tips to running a successful small business is having a proper sit down lunch with her team everyday - we love that! gorgeous shots of the Lightly showroom and studio by @evegwilson 8h

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thedesignfiles Woah it's a BIG DAY over here!!! Just hit 100,000 Facebook likes WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!! (lisa just reminded me that is the capacity of the MCG!). Also super proud to say we do social media the old fashioned way - have never and will never buy any followers, all our followers are real people, and we never accept payment for social media posts! keeping it real. THANKYOU ALL for liking us!! We love you back! ️️️️️️ 13h

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thedesignfiles Woah it's been an epic day in the studio and I have only just stopped to Instagram today's truly gorgeous little love nest in Bondi ! This picture perfect pad belongs to interior designer Dominique Brammah aka @hunterharmony , who works at one of our fave Sydney interior design firms, Arent & Pyke. Such a bright and cheerful home, which Dom shares with her partner Ashley. Shots by @evegwilson x 1d

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thedesignfiles In the studio today... My gorgeous Mum is sneaking into the background of one of our shots....! (Along with some borrowed snaps from @brodielancaster , and 99c brooch from @incu_clothing ) 2d

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thedesignfiles It's a big week for ART in Melbourne... Definitely go to the Melbourne Art Fair if you haven't already (Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton) but ALSO check out #Spring1883 at The Windsor Hotel in the city! Unexpected art and installations curated by 20 Australian galleries in 22 different hotel rooms, over 4 floors! V. Coooool 5d

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thedesignfiles Another incredibly curated space by David and Yuge Bromley - check out @bromleyandco at 93-95 Chapel st Windsor! Incredible line up of art, antiques, ceramics and other treasures... Thankyou for a beautiful launch party! 6d

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thedesignfiles Our longest serving (suffering!?) photographer @seanfennessy just launched his very slick new website ! Ahhh Sean. I remember when you were a fresh faced Taswegian, just landed in the big smoke.... Look at you now! (Kidding! kidding, tongue firmly in cheek!) anyway do check it out, this man is a gem - an intuitive talent behind the lens, always calm under pressure, and one helluva nice guy www.seanfennessy.com.au 7d

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thedesignfiles Today on TDF we chat to this dynamic pair - Alice Glenn and Hazel Brown who run @schoolhousestudiosrupertst !! Together these guys have created the most incredible not for profit artists' community and studios for over 100 artists and creatives in Rupert st Collingwood. They are SO inspiring! Read the full story with pics by @evegwilson on TDF today 7d

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thedesignfiles No one rocks @dinosaur_designs jewels en masse like Heleena, DD's marketing manager!! But how does she get through airport security..!!? At #dinosaurdesigns #mist launch in Melbourne. 1w

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thedesignfiles Melbourne Art Fair... Amazing! GO this weekend!!!! Love these works by @julianmeagher at Edwina Corlette... He just gets better and better !.#melbartfair 1w

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thedesignfiles Don't forget , tonight is the opening of 'Treelines' by local photographer @drew_echberg_photographer who we featured earlier this week! Tacit Contemporary Art, 312 Johnston st, Abbotsford ! Drop in from 6.30! Www.tacitart.com.au 🌲🌳 1w

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thedesignfiles We know what you like. Today's Australian Home is an instant TDF favourite , the tiny studio apartment of Melbourne's Alex Kennedy, built within the footprint of a double garage! Top shots by @evegwilson 1w

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thedesignfiles Thankyou Cassie @firecrackerevent for another inspired lunchbox today! This one is the decidedly dainty Ladies Lunch ! #loveyourlunch 1w

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thedesignfiles Have neglected insta ALL DAY. In case you missed it, do pop over to thedesignfiles.net and check out our mini chat with prolific Melbourne artist @xlucasgrogan ahead of the Melb Art Fair which opens tomorrow! We love Lucas' incredible new rotating circular paintings which are fitted with little motors keeping them in continuous motion...! (See a sneak peek on his Instagram! ) beautiful shots by @evegwilson 1w

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thedesignfiles Melbourne photographer Drew Echberg is on TDF today with Treelines, an exhibition of stunning painterly large scale photographs of forest landscapes. They are so beautiful! His exhibition opens in Melb this Wednesday, check out today's post for full details and many more pics 🌲🌳 1w

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thedesignfiles Girls night tonight with my Mum at Supernormal. Top notch 2w

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thedesignfiles Love this shot of @coco_flip turned timber lights in progress , from our interview with designer Kate Stokes today! @evegwilson , you really killed this shoot!! So good ! 2w

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thedesignfiles Spent this morning on the other side of the camera with the delightful @tedjohnson 2w

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thedesignfiles This clever chick noticed a gap in the market for chemical free and ethically produced nail polish, and she started her own nail polish brand! Check out @kesterblack for all your nail polish needs, and learn more about Anna Ross and her growing little business in our new 'Small Business' series on TDF today, which we're launching for Small Business Month, supported by Bank of Melbourne. 2w

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thedesignfiles The beautiful hawthorn apartment of interior designer @mikrosedesign on TDF today - an amazing use of space, this 3 bedroom apartment accommodates a family of four! Pics by @evegwilson 2w

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