Where to start your design journey

The start of a renovation or building a new home is always very exciting. We immediately turn to magazines and more increasingly, the internet for inspiration. Today there are so many fantastic mediums that specialise in absolutely everything for your home. Social Media Forums The increased popularity of sites like Houzz and Pinterest offer a…
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Feng Shui Basics For Home Design

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art that was developed over 3000 years ago to create balanced energies within a space. Feng Shui , like many ancient traditions, is a complex and science and there are several different schools of thought, however all of the basic principles and beliefs remain the same. Clear the clutter…
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How to maximise light in narrow block homes

With the increase of inner city living and homes being built on smaller and smaller footprints there is a particular challenge that isn’t defined by space requirements. The question is: How do we illuminate our homes (without turning on all the lights)? When we think of getting light into a house our first thoughts are…
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New Years resolution: Renovating. What do I do? & How much will it cost?

Renovating, without doubt, is a hot topic right now. With all the coverage from TV shows, there is certainly a lot of renovation action going on in the housing market. Renovating can be preferable to rebuilding or selling & moving, for many people, whether it be for financial, sentimental or practical reasons. Renovating can also…
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Creating the perfect powder room: Design Tips, Tricks & Ideas

Positioning & Layout The position of the Powder Room in the home is important. It’s best to have the door hidden away from the living and dining areas to give some extra privacy to users. If possible, it should also be on an outer wall or off a courtyard so that you can get a…
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Ultimate abodes & smart spaces

As our population increases and the demand for resources and space are stretched an emerging trend is developing towards more sustainable and low maintenance living. People are living in smaller houses and the elements of clever design are coming to the fore particularly around storage, versatility and multi-purpose spaces. Space saving ideas Though space saving…
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Building Dreams: Ultimate Holiday Home Ideas

From time to time we all dream about getting away from it all to our ideal holiday home. Whether your dream getaway is to the sea, the trees, mountains or elsewhere we have some beautiful holiday homes to share with you. From a humble beach shack to an opulent weekend residence the holiday home has…
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