sustainable design

Interior Design Trends for 2019

Black There’s always a dominant colour in interiors, and I feel like black is definitely becoming a go to. I’m not talking tapware and fixtures like door hardware (these have been really over done in previous years). I think the trend has gone that step further into...

Cosy up around the fire

When it’s cold outside, nothing beats the warmth, cosiness and romance of a fireplace. With various options available and with the winter chill firmly in the air, what are the right fireplaces for your home? Whether you’re looking for gas, electric, wood or...

Too hot to handle – Designing a climate sensitive home

Unless you’ve been away or already live in a home that has been designed for optimal climate control…and haven’t left it in weeks…you’ll know it’s been very hot in Sydney! And whilst the great Australian climate helps us to live an outdoors lifestyle, feed ourselves...

Thinking Green

Happy new year everyone. This is my first day back and after spending a lot of time over the Christmas period in nature I was inspired to write about being more conscious about our footprint on the environment, most of you probably don’t realise that I’m a huge fan of...

Pairing commercial and residential interior design ideas

Often the role of an interior designer is about creating something unique.  Moving away from simple colour and texture selection to creating a “build environment” that defies the rules but still works.   This is why a designer will often work hand in hand with an...

Interior designer or decorator?

A lot of people think the terms ‘interior designer’ and ‘interior decorator’ are interchangeable. Yes, the distinction is arguably subtle, but depending on the services you’re expecting, it is important to know the difference. So… what is an interior designer? There...

Living in a fast paced society

I've been thinking more and more of late about how much we fit into our day, how much we consume as individuals and how that impacts our society. Everything in this world is continuing to speed up, and so I believe there is a greater need to slow things down,...

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