How To Properly Plan And Design Your Robe

How much space do I need? When planning your robe it’s important to first look at the special parameters you have. If you are building a new home, then this is the ideal situation! Ideally your robe will be in close proximity to your bedroom and your ensuite. Both you and your partner will already…
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Best Designer Bathrooms – How To Design A Great Bathroom / Ensuite

Designing a great bathroom can be possible with the right amount of foresight and planning. Ergonomics, Layout & Planning Starting with the best possible layout is paramount. Creating spatial efficiency is important and ergonomics need to always be taken into consideration. There are actual rules of thumb when planning a bathroom, such as the distance…
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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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Furnishing trends winter 2015

Winter is when we traditionally start to “nest” and spend a lot more time within our homes. Why not use this time to update some of your furnishings? Colours: The Bold and the Beautiful The colourful artwork trend continues. For a beautiful pop of colour on your walls, at a very inexpensive price, that is…
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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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Interior design trends 2015; Pantone colour of the year

The Pantone colour of 2015 is MARSALA! Fashion Passion We saw this full-bodied and tasteful hue on the runway, as is most often the case, well before it was announced as Pantones Colour of the Year. Last year in fact we saw many stylish celebrities wear this colour to red carpet events. Make-up trends were…
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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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