Category: Style News

Contemporary V Modern Interior Style

I’m currently working on a project with a contemporary interior style. The project is an apartment in Southbank, Melbourne.  This is really interesting to me because it’s so rare for a client to want this […]

The problem with online interior design

I met with a client to check in on their kitchen refurbishment project.  They decided to work with Ikea on the kitchen design and layout and I was asked to make the specification selections.  Things […]

For the Love of Art

I was recently talking to a friend about interiors, décor and collections.  She mentioned that she loved to collect instruments that have been converted into table lamps.  I said my ‘thing’ is art and crucifixes. […]

What’s Japandi Style?

During my internet travels recently, I came across a ‘new trend’ in the interior design world, that is Japandi.  This is interesting to me because in Australia, Japanese style elements are not overly popular.  So […]

Relaxing Bedroom Ideas

I saw this question on socials this week and I thought it was a great question.  Sometimes with interior design (structure, function, aesthetics) and interior styling (function and aesthetics) we’re too focused on making a […]

Mid-Century Modern Apartment House Tour

So often with my clients the reason they initially call me is so that they can create a home that truly reflects their life and ‘loves’.  Their ‘loves’ can range from plants, to books, to […]

How to Apply a Colour Scheme – a designer’s tips

In my last post I offered three key tips on how to choose a colour scheme.  These included; basing a colour scheme around your favourite colour.  Alternatively, you could choose a colour scheme based on […]

How to Choose a Colour Scheme – a designer’s tips

In this post I want to share effective ways of choosing a colour scheme or colour palette for your home. Then next week I will share more tips on how to apply the colour scheme […]

Creating a New Kitchen Layout

In a previous post I mentioned how there is a lot of intuitive problem solving when it comes to reviewing a floor plan. Especially, when you need to respond to a client’s brief for a […]

Selecting the right builder – a designer’s tips

How do you select the right builder for your project?  Whether it’s a new build, renovation, extension, or refurbishment, finding the right trades person is an important and often difficult process.  You will need someone […]