Paving the way to a sustainable future: permeable landscaping

Creating sustainable homes is rapidly becoming central to design and architectural considerations as we continue to integrate new and innovative ways to minimise our impact on the environment.  Regardless of whether you are starting a new build or simply renovating, sustainable design can be implemented at any phase of a project. From planning the home’s […]

Homestead given new lease on life as picture perfect family home

With hobbies including styling and collecting anything old that tells a story, Gunnadoo Homestead was the perfect project for Melissah Yount and her American husband Ben, who live here on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland with their three children (and two dogs, six chickens and five Scottish Highland cows). This beautiful country home full of history […]

The Plan for my Daughter’s “Big Girl” Room

I don’t exactly know how it happened, but somehow my infant child is asking for a big girl room. Time is wild, man – I’ll simply never get over it. But I digress… Something that should be known about my daughter is that she’s an Aries child through and through. She came into the world […]

Stylish new nursery range from Mocka with Hamptons vibe

The stunning new Genevieve range by Mocka will give your child’s nursery a stylish Hamptons look at an affordable price. But some of the pieces would look great in grown-up rooms too! It’s the perfect combination of traditional design elevated by the criss-cross detailing and gold hardware, and there’s a cot, change table, bedside table and six-drawer […]

Use of spotted gum brings cohesion to heritage home extension

A family of five, including three teenage children, needed to adapt their inner-city home, to suit their growing needs. Located in the vibrant Melbourne suburb of Carlton North, the home, a double fronted heritage listed Victorian terrace, required a clever rework and expansion of its existing footprint to accommodate the next stage of life for […]

Queens Park House by Daytrip Studio.

  What happens when you take a charming West London home subdivided into bedsits, and remodel it into a multi-levelled residence for a single modern-day family? Located along one of West London’s most esteemed roads, Queen’s Park House is Daytrip Studio’s recent addition to Chevening Road’s residential scene. Founded by its owners in a complete […]

EASY Faux Carriage Garage Door Makeover

How to give your plain garage door Craftsman details in seconds. I’m always looking for easy exterior updates to make our home stand out from the rest. When you live in suburbia many of the houses can look similar — but there are so many ways to add some character and beauty without spending a […]

Best of the 2023 home and renovation EOFY sales

We’ve got it all for you here in the one place! We know everyone is feeling the pinch with interest rate rises and other increasing costs of living, but if our renos and home improvement projects must go on, we’d at least like a bargain, please! FURNITURE LOUNGE LOVERS have 15 to 40% off everything […]

Constructing a Persona: Up There Melbourne Store by Kennedy Nolan.

  Partially subterranean, Kennedy Nolan’s fit-out for the Up There flagship sits tucked under the Herald and Weekly Times building along one of Melbourne’s most quintessential streets—Flinders Lane. Synonymous with design, hospitality and fashion, the location laid the bones for an innovative and engaging experience for the menswear brand. Stepping off the laneway and down […]