Anoushka’s Blog

DULUX 2022 FORECAST IS IN!

DULUX 2022 FORECAST IS IN!

This year Dulux are introducing three new tonal palettes that are inspired by nature. I think it’s fair to say we all need a little connection to nature at the moment. Earthy tones, natural textures and summery hues all play a part in this years forecast. Check out...

HOW TO CHOOSE APPLIANCES FOR YOUR KITCHEN

HOW TO CHOOSE APPLIANCES FOR YOUR KITCHEN

I talked a little last time about introducing colour into your kitchen design and touched on appliances. It got me thinking about the process my clients and I go through when choosing appliances for a kitchen, after all without great appliances you could end up with a...

DESIGNING WITH COLOUR IN KITCHENS

DESIGNING WITH COLOUR IN KITCHENS

Want something other than a white kitchen? That’s a hot discussion at the moment with most of my clients. I design very few pure white kitchens these days. Often favouring a mix of white with timbers and of course black has been very popular over the past few years....

WHAT AM I UP TO AT HOME IN LOCKDOWN?

WHAT AM I UP TO AT HOME IN LOCKDOWN?

As many are aware Sydney is going into week 6 of lockdown this week. If you’re anything like me you find it hard to sit still for too long, especially during lockdown. And to be honest there are only so many walks I can take outside before feeling that itch to get...

A GUIDE TO TIMBER FLOORING – WHAT’S RIGHT FOR YOUR HOME?

A GUIDE TO TIMBER FLOORING – WHAT’S RIGHT FOR YOUR HOME?

This can be a really hard decision for some. If you really want timber flooring in your home and aren’t lucky enough to have existing boards that can be sanded and treated to make them look as good as new then you need to look at alternative options. It can be...

THE COST OF RENOVATING DURING THE PANDEMIC

THE COST OF RENOVATING DURING THE PANDEMIC

This topic is becoming more and more prevalent in the current climate. I’m sure that anyone in the building and construction industry who has a focus on residential can say they’ve never been busier since May 2020. The Housing Industry Association released figures...

5 Things to know when engaging an interior designer

5 Things to know when engaging an interior designer

It’s so important to ensure you are ready to work with a designer. If you’re investing in this process you want to get the most out of it. A great working relationship means an open flow of communication between the designer and the client. Honest feedback, regular...

BEECROFT FAMILY HOME RENOVATION – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

BEECROFT FAMILY HOME RENOVATION – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

I’ve been looking forward to getting this project up on my website and blog. This is a design that I started through covid in 2020 and the renovation started mid year 2020. With delays on materials and furnishings it’s taking longer than usual to finish everything but...

KITCHEN DESIGN FOR BOTH FUNCTION AND FORM

KITCHEN DESIGN FOR BOTH FUNCTION AND FORM

I often get asked by clients “How can we improve the function and look of this kitchen to elevate it to the next level?” this is music to my ears. It’s always nice if budget allows to get the most out of the design and the space when it comes to kitchens, after all...

MY PERSONAL STYLE – IF YOU’RE CURIOUS!

MY PERSONAL STYLE – IF YOU’RE CURIOUS!

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to define my personal style in terms of interiors. It’s easy to say “I like lots of styles” because I do, and I design using lots of styles for others. There are elements of each that I love. However, what do I actually want...

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