Emilee McHugh

A contributor here at est living, Emilee also works as a freelance interior designer and has recently launched her own Design Studio, Studio McHugh.

She is extremely passionate about all things design. She has a minimal, luxe and raw design aesthetic, all with a hint of classical parisian influence.


  • Rose Park Residence by Williams Burton Leopardi

    Williams Burton Leopardi rework an existing home in Adelaide so that the interior and exterior spaces are a seamless extension of the other.

  • Three Stories North by Splinter Society

    Splinter Soicety completely transforms a once old and industrial building into a functional and inviting home for its owners.

  • Best of est 2019 | Hospitality Spaces

    Australia is spoilt for choice when it comes to our fine hospitality offering. So much so, we’ve collated our six favourite hospitality spots in 2019.

  • Vaucluse Residence by Nina Maya Interiors

    Featuring breathtaking Sydney harbour views, Vaucluse Residence by Nina Maya Interiors is the epitome of comfort meets elegance.

  • Canterbury House by Simone Haag

    Simone Haag and a team of esteemed collaborators invite us inside a transformed Victorian cottage-style home.

  • Fitzroy North by Simone Haag

    A shortlisted AIDA project, there are no surprises North Fitzroy by Simone Haag is a decorative masterpiece, heavy with mood, depth and plenty of texture.

  • Bondi Beach Apartment by Mathieson Architects

    Known for approaching their projects with a set of modernist design principles, the design behind Bondi Beach Apartment by Mathieson Architects is no different.

  • Centennial Park House by Madeleine Blanchfield Architects

    An embodiment of when the old meets the new, the Centennial Park House has been completely transformed by the team at Madeleine Blanchfield Architects.

  • The Kelly House by Anna Carin Design

    In an interesting mix of classic and contemporary, Anna Carin Design honours the heritage of the Kelly House while epitomising style icon Grace Kelly.

  • Albert Park Home by Chelsea Hing

    To turn this heritage home into a contemporary retreat, Chelsea Hing drew on deep tones and rich materials to create marvellously moody interiors.

  • Manly Apartment by Jillian Dinkel

    Sydney designer Jillian Dinkel has completely transformed this apartment be be a sophisticated harbour-side residence for its owners.

  • Ayindi by Corben Architects

    Located in the heart of Byron Bay, Ayindi is an idyllic coastal getaway for a relaxing and restorative holiday, designed by Corben Architects.

  • AAP Residence by Mim Design

    Adding to their ever-evolving portfolio, Mim Design has created another elegant and sophisticated interior with their AAP Residence collaboration.

  • Interview: Pipkorn & Kilpatrick

    We take a glimpse into the life of the talented interior design duo Pipkorn & Kilpatrick, from their inspiration to former career pursuits.

  • Albert Residence by Kestie Lane Studio

    This Albert Park home has been completely transformed by the designers at Kestie Lane Studio into a modern and relevant home for a young family.

  • Bronte Home by Lane & Grove

    The Sydney studio thoughtfully transform this coastal home both inside and out to deliver a stylish yet relaxed beachside retreat.

  • Brighton Townhouse by Martin Friedrich Architects

    The latest effort from the team at Sisalla explores the way that interior and architectural design combine to create an unforgettable home.

  • Barcom Terrace by Arent & Pyke

    The Sydney studio transform a heritage residence to a modern home by combining the best of both classical and contemporary elements.