Now more than ever our feeds are full of interior design inspiration. From jaw-dropping chairs to must-have ceramic vases, it seems everywhere you turn there is another product capturing our attention. It’s no shock that we’re probably all spending more time in our homes than ever before. While that means a lot more days spent in our pajamas and only having to dress in office attire from the waist up, it also means that you’re probably thinking of all the ways you could give your home a bit of a refresh. Whether you’re looking at doing a full furniture rehaul or simply want to buy a few key styling pieces, we’ve got you covered.

They say that your home is where your heart is. I think this statement couldn’t be closer to the truth. Your home is a place where you should feel most relaxed and comfortable. We can often get so caught up in the business of life that we forget to take care of the place where we tend to spend most of our down-time. Your home tells a story of who you are. It’s a reflection of yourself, often full of things collected from your travels and should be filled with pieces that make you happy. So, if your home isn’t doing any of the above then I think it could be time for a bit of a refresh.

Coming from a person who is a qualified interior designer, even I get overwhelmed with the number of homeware stores, brands and furniture designers out there now. So how do I narrow it down you ask? When choosing where I select pieces from, I often look at how the product is unique, whether it’s a local brand and the quality of the products (because there is no point buying something that will only last you a few weeks). I think there has never been a more important time to be supporting local designers and stores than now. This is why, when narrowing down my top six homeware stores and designers you need to know about, they are all based in Australia. Why shop elsewhere when we have such talented and unique products right on our doorstep?

 From the adorning and unique Moroccan rugs at Tigmi Trading, to the to-die-for furniture pieces designed by Sarah Ellison, we’re positive you will find something that brings you joy in one of these places. Happy shopping!


Tigmi Trading

McMullin & Co

Mcmullin & Co

Sarah Ellison Studio

Sarah Ellison Studi




House of Orange







Emilee Mchugh

Emilee McHugh is your go-to girl when it comes to all things interior design. She is a freelance writer and interior designer based in Melbourne. She is the Founder and Creative Director of Studio McHugh, a boutique interior design & creative studio. She is a lover of fashion and interiors and believes the two go seamlessly hand-in-hand. She swoons over a good piece of vintage furniture and can’t start the day without a strong latte (or two - but don't tell anyone).