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The ultimate bathroom design guide – based on real experience

I started a bathroom refurbishment project recently.  It’s a townhouse in Flemington, Melbourne and the bathroom was last updated in the 1990s.  My clients are in Sydney and want me to complete the project before […]

The ultimate kitchen design guide – based on real experience

Let me tell you a kitchen renovation disaster story, the inspiration behind this ultimate kitchen design guide. I had an interesting conversation with a prospective client recently.  He was confused about his kitchen refurbishment project.  Didn’t […]

How to pick the right white paint colour

Without doubt the most important factor when selecting the right white paint colour for your home is light. The reason light is the most important factor when selecting a white paint colour is because we […]

Favourite pieces from August 2021 furniture packages

I thought I’d share August furniture package favourites. But then I thought I’d ask my mum for her favourite pieces instead, just for something different. In the last month I posted a Mid-Century Modern dining […]

The Block is back

I’m not a huge fan of reality TV, except Masterchef. I do like watching shows likes Restoration Australia and Grand Designs but one show I will not watch is The Block.  I heard through the […]

The case for laminate kitchen benchtops

When renovating a kitchen, deciding on a kitchen benchtop can be confusing.  There also seems to be a penchant in Australia for stone or engineered stone benchtops.  When I moved back to Melbourne after living […]

Flow of movement for your rooms

Interior design isn’t only about beautiful furniture and furnishings.  It’s essentially about people and how people use a space.  How people interact and engage with all the element of a space from the furniture to […]

Creating functional rooms in your home

Recently I spoke to a prospective client, James, moving from the inner city suburb of Coburg to Upwey near the Dandenong ranges.  He called it their version of the current trend for a sea change […]

Mid-Century Modern Kitchen Tour

I recently completed a kitchen refurbishment in Brunswick.  The client engaged me to specify the selections for the kitchen.  As always, I started this project by defining a design strategy. This means confirming the clien’s […]

Best black decor and homewares

Technically black is a shade not a colour, either way I love it.  I have lost count of how many black dresses I have.  My black jeans are my staple.  In my home, I have […]