Interior design and decoration

MOSMAN EXTENSION FOR SALE – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

MOSMAN EXTENSION FOR SALE – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

This was an interesting project for me as the home was bought and being developed for sale. When the clients engaged me they had already received council approval and I was working from architects plans to design the interiors and exterior finishes. Whenever you are...

GOOD BATHROOM DESIGN

GOOD BATHROOM DESIGN

Bathroom design is a big part of what I do day to day. I could be juggling designs for up to about 15 bathrooms at any one time, many homes have 3 bathrooms these days so it’s always a huge focus for me. I attended the Reece Bathroom Life yearly trends event last week...

WAHROONGA HOME RENOVATION – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

WAHROONGA HOME RENOVATION – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

It’s been a while since I posted about one of my finished projects. And I just had this home photographed that was finished at the end of last year and we’ve been installing artwork and furniture to finish it all off. The design and renovation process for this one...

DESIGN TRENDS, YES OR NO?

DESIGN TRENDS, YES OR NO?

I often have this conversation with clients around trends. Sometimes a client will LOVE a trend that might be appearing all over Instagram, in showrooms and on home renovation shows, and it’s hard to ignore something that pleases you aesthetically and is constantly...

Frequently asked questions when working with an Interior Designer

Frequently asked questions when working with an Interior Designer

Hi All! I find that the same questions tend to come up in the early stages of discussions with new clients and so thought I would cover some of these here. From process to fees through to design styles and support hopefully your questions are answered below if you are...

NATURAL STONE BENCHTOP OPTIONS

NATURAL STONE BENCHTOP OPTIONS

Many of you will be aware of the recent ban on silica engineered stone in many states around Australia. Many people in the industry will be feeling the repercussions of this change and will need to pivot when selecting and recommending materials to clients. There will...

Merry Christmas and a happy new year for 2024

Merry Christmas and a happy new year for 2024

Wishing all of my lovely clients, suppliers, colleagues and followers a wonderful festive period and a positive and peaceful start to 2024. Whilst this year I feel has been another year of changing times and doing our best to keep up with the needs of a new climate,...

A FEW WORDS ON TRENDS

A FEW WORDS ON TRENDS

It’s at this time of year that I start to reflect and think back on the year that was, I also start to look forward into next year and plan for the first 6 months of 2024. When reflecting this year I thought I would share with you what I’ve noticed in terms of...

MOSMAN HOME RENOVATION – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

MOSMAN HOME RENOVATION – ANOUSHKA ALLUM DESIGN

Hi All, it's been a while since I posted here. So thought I would show you a lttle project that was a very special one to work on, mainly due to it's location. Set in a wonderful location looking over the water in Mosman, NSW. The home was in need of a kitchen update,...

DULUX 2024 FORECAST IS HERE

DULUX 2024 FORECAST IS HERE

This year again Dulux are introducing three new colour palettes that reflect a need for positive spaces and a nurturing home. With a strong lean into the warmer tones this year yellows, clay, olive greens and reddy browns but lifted with light blue accents and pops of...

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