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wardrobe storage solutions

05 Sep Wardrobe Storage Solutions – Modern Design Trends

One of the most overlooked features when designing or renovating a house is one of the things that we use everyday – the wardrobe. The ‘out-of-sight, out-of-mind’ mentality keeps the wardrobe from getting any attention and it is the reason why many robes are disorganised. Contemporary design trends, however, have brought the wardrobe back in focus and incorporated it into the overall design of the bedroom and home. As a...

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staircase design trends

01 Sep Staircase Design Trends – How To Spruce Up The Steps

A complete home renovation can be a challenging and time-consuming endeavor. Consider designing your home renovation around the staircase as it is a natural focal point of the residence. There are several staircase design trends that most homes can utilise. The steps Staircase steps offer a lot of versatility as homeowners can use a variety of timbers with different colour tones, marble or granite steps. Placement of tiles with symmetrical designs on...

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fireplace design trends

28 Aug Contemporary Heat – Fireplace Design Trends

Although technology and environmental trends have made heating the home easier than ever, the fireplace is still a focal point of many home designs – even contemporary residences. The fireplace presents designers with the opportunity to incorporate recent fireplace design trends that put a modern twist on a classical home feature. For the longest time, the red brick configuration was a standard design for a home fireplace. There are some contemporary...

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hamptons luxury apartments

19 Aug Hamptons Luxury Apartments – Harbor’s Edge

The row of homes along the world-famous stretch of beach known as the Hamptons in New York are also well-known for their very specific interior design trends. Beach elements like sand, water and expansive light have a strong presence in the design and décor of those homes. Those elements translate well to the new Hamptons luxury apartments, the Harbor’s Edge, which are finally available after years of delays. The Harbor’s Edge...

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shower design guide

04 Aug Shower Design Guide – Modern Ideas and Celebrity Styles

Shower design has become increasingly unique as homeowners look to enjoy a relaxing experience beyond the traditional bathtub. These days, shower design guides focus on making the most of frameless designs and tranquil shower settings. Frameless Since most bathrooms are fairly small when compared to the rest of the home, many bathroom designers have moved to frameless designs to expand the openness of the space and let the natural light spread out....

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privacy boosting ideas

25 Jul Privacy Boosting Ideas – Beyond Curtains

A home is an oasis. It is a place to relax and unwind after a day of work among the people you love. However, it can sometimes become unsettling knowing that neighbours or passer-bys can look into your home. Privacy is an important key to making a home feel like a home. There is more to privacy than just drapes and if a home has a more modern design –...

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home improvements 1100

10 Jul Home Improvements That Add Value To Your Home

When making home improvements be sure to consider renovations that add value to your home. While you may love the idea of a unique imported Italian tile by the pool it may not be a feature buyers are shopping for in your neighbourhood. Know your suburb, target buyer and trends. Talk to real estate agents and look at the features of recently sold properties in your area. To get the most bang...

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cosmetic vs structural improvement

07 Jul Cosmetic Vs Structural Improvements For Your Home

When planning a home renovation project, the debate between cosmetic vs structural improvements can be challenging. What is the difference and which one is the better choice for your home? As the name implies, structural improvements include changes that are done to the inner structure of the house. This includes a new roof, electrical wiring, plumbing and foundation work. Consult with a professional before undergoing any structural renovations to ensure there...

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small space swimming pool

04 Jul Tips For Designing A Small Space Swimming Pool

Even with a compact yard, creating a stunning swimming pool that’s fun for friends and family is possible. Swimming pools are a quintessential feature of the perfect Australian backyard. Improved pool technologies and our beautiful weather have made the market for small space swimming pools or plunge pools boom. With plot sizes consistently becoming smaller, there is one question often asked by homeowners: ‘Can I still fit a pool in...

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cosmetic renovation tips

01 Jul Cosmetic Renovation Tips And Tricks

When improving your residential property’s value, some of the easiest ways are through cosmetic improvements. Cosmetic renovation typically involves renewing dated surfaces, updating key rooms, replacing old fixtures, re-landscaping and generally improving the appearance and styling of living spaces. Here are some tips and tricks that can help your cosmetic renovation boost the resale value of your home. First, begin by assessing the structural state of your home. This will require...

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