The Best Looking Sit to Stand Desks available in Australia for your Home Office

The Best Looking Sit to Stand Desks available in Australia for your Home Office

I’m always on the lookout for elegant solutions for sit to stand desks. Great looking options are hard to find and most sit to stand desks look like they’ve come straight from a call centre – practical but hardly suitable for a home office or an executive office. While searching for desks, I came across […]

Home Office Style: 13 of the best Australian Made desks for your home office

Home Office Style: 13 of the best Australian Made desks for your home office

Is your current home office setup a temporary make-do situation like the one above? It’s worth taking some time to investigate local furniture manufacturers before purchasing a new desk. When you’re looking for something special for a project, something a little unique, it’s quite hard to find the perfect thing when there are soooo many […]

Planning a Bathroom renovation when you only have one bathroom

Planning a Bathroom renovation when you only have one bathroom

One of the biggest obstacles to renovating a bathroom is the thought of having to live and manage while the work takes place. The key to success here is planning. A bathroom renovation generally takes 4 – 8 weeks, depending upon the amount of work involved, and if there are any items like the shower […]

How to choose an Interior Designer for your Project

How to choose an Interior Designer for your Project

How do you choose an Interior Designer for your Project? There are many different firms, large and small, that offer Interior Design services at various levels. How do you wade through these options when selecting a designer for your project?

The Design Process

The Design Process

When you flick through an Interior design magazine and admire the numerous perfectly presented homes, or if you’re invited to the opening night of a new retail shop or office, you’re seeing the finale of months (if not years) of hopes & dreaming, planning, design and construction. Each project is unique, and the outcome reflects […]

What Colours should I use in my Workspace?

What Colours should I use in my Workspace?

Your work environment can have a positive affect on your energy, focus and creativity. Evolution and a person’s experiences and cultural background are a few of the fundamental mechanisms by which we translate colour into meaning. Our colour preferences are highly personal and generally relate back to experiences and objects that we like of the […]

How to add colour in your home with paint, when you want to keep it classic too (& stick to your budget)

How to add colour in your home with paint, when you want to keep it classic too (& stick to your budget)

How do you add a shot of colour to an interior scheme? Most of my clients prefer a neutral, classic style. However. It can become a bit same-same unless the textures, tones and natural materials are highly curated to deliver visual interest. It’s great to have the ability to add an injection of colour to […]

Are you Working from home (and keeping it all together)?  Here’s how I manage…

Are you Working from home (and keeping it all together)? Here’s how I manage…

Working from home in the era of Covid has meant a chance to reflect on the way we live and how to achieve some much needed work life balance.

Why do I need an Interior Designer?

Why do I need an Interior Designer?

Whether your interior design project is residential design, commercial, retail or hospitality, hiring an interior designer is the first essential step for the success of your project. Your Interior Designer is on Your team. When you engage an Interior Designer directly, they are a client side designer. This means they are on your side for […]

Absolu Hair Salon – Opening night

Absolu Hair Salon – Opening night

Finally, after 11 months of preparation planning, design and construction, the Absolu Hair Salon celebrated their opening night last Saturday, with perfect Melbourne spring weather to accompany it (the evening was the most mild we’ve had since last Autumn). The owner of Absolu purchased this shop in a shell and core state (no floor coverings, […]