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 […]

Planning your Bathroom Design

Planning your Bathroom Design

Posted by Lisa Elliott on May 29, 2019 in Blog

Why use an Interior Designer for your bathroom design project? In most cases, bathrooms have a very significant impact on the resale value of your house. A bathroom with a wow factor is as much about investing in your asset to improve the value of your house as something that you can enjoy in the […]

Common Design mistakes people make when building or renovating their own home.

Common Design mistakes people make when building or renovating their own home.

Like many professional Interior Designer’s, I’ve done the hard yards working on residential and commercial projects, as well as designing my own home.  It’s been lived in, knocked about, and I’ve been locked in when the handle fell off the front door! 1. Misinterpreting room sizes and area on plans We went for a standard […]

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Concept stage)

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Concept stage)

Location: Pascoe Vale, Melbourne Client: Young family Builder: E.A Constructions Status: Work in Progress (Commenced April 2015) Project: Interior Design in a tiny existing single story Art Deco brick veneer house in Pascoe Vale, originally built for a WWII war veteran, which is currently undergoing extensive structural renovations to suit a young family. The design […]

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Planning Stage)

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Planning Stage)

Location: Pascoe Vale, Melbourne Client: Young family Builder: E.A Constructions Status: Work in Progress (Commenced April 2015) Project: Interior Design in a tiny existing single story Art Deco brick veneer house in Pascoe Vale, originally built for a WWII war veteran, which is currently undergoing extensive structural renovations to suit a young family. The design […]

Small Living in Style – Halcyon days bathroom ideas

Small Living in Style – Halcyon days bathroom ideas

This is the third update on the design of our small house.  I’m planning to update our bathroom, and am exploring a few ideas.  Our current bathroom, which I designed the layout & cabinetry for in 2002, still looks fresh but being a designer I get a bit bored with what I see everyday (“familiarity breeds contempt”). […]