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.


  • Cliff Top House by Hare + Klein

    Taking inspiration from its natural surrounds, this interior showcases how raw and organic materials can create a calm and peaceful coastal home.

  • Middle Park House by Sisalla

    Edwardian style for a family of five – this home captures how an interior can be a true reflection of a client’s heritage and personality.

  • Mount Martha House by Sisalla

    This Mount Martha home has been given a new lease on life thanks to the addition of a stylish new barn-inspired living room.

  • Henrietta Hotel by Dorothée Meilichzon

    A London hotel that effortlessly showcases both classic and contemporary interior design with a sleek retro vibe.

  • Toorak Residence by Hecker Guthrie

    Exploring the juxtaposition of when old meets new in this classic yet contemporary Toorak home by Hecker Guthrie.

  • Pool Pavilion by Alwill

    Alwill has transformed a ordinary backyard pool into a tranquil and relaxing pool pavilion, perched above a picturesque Sydney river.

  • Rockley Gardens Apartment by Elenberg Fraser

    An interior that truly reflects its surrounds, this design draws on a dramatic material palette to immerse without overpowering.

  • Port Melbourne Home by Winter Architecture

    Working with limited space, Winter Architecture have completely transformed this urban home for modern-day family living.

  • Prahran Home by Biasol

    Modern streamlining elevates a home’s classic foundations in this sophisticated Parisian-inspired interior.

  • Bondi Apartment by Lawless & Meyerson

    Lawless and Meyerson have expertly transformed a Bondi abode from beachside shack to a sophisticated space, filled with unique works of art.

  • Carbon Beach Home by Denise Kuriger Design

    A SoCal beach house that exudes calm and elegance through a refined design by Denise Kuriger.

  • Potts Point Penthouse by Arnold Lane

    This sophisticated penthouse in inner-city Sydney proves that downsizing doesn’t need to come at the cost of luxury.

  • South Melbourne Home by Inglis Architects

    An 1800s home turned modern sanctuary that unites the owner’s lifestyle, passions and personality with timeless architectural features.