With just a couple of months left in 2018, we’re starting to look ahead to the trends that will be carried through to next year and the predictions have already began rolling in. Real estate website Domain has been closely following renovation series, The Block, to glean an idea of which kitchen designs are proving strongest, along with the styles likely to fare well in 2019.
As Melbourne weather begins to warm up, it’s time to get ahead and start thinking about how to cool down our homes again when peak summer hits. If you’re looking to upgrade your air conditioning or install one for the first time, we’re here to guide you through the pros and cons of both a window and split system air conditioning unit to help you decide which is best for your home.
Topics: Renovation Tips
A bathroom is one of the most functional rooms in a home, and yet it's often overlooked during the redecoration process. While the bathroom is essential when living in a home, many aesthetic and functional updates are instead focused on the more public rooms of a house. For that reason, many bathrooms can become neglected, with outdated aesthetics and without the benefit of the latest advancements in design and technology.
Of all the rooms in your home, the bathroom is the one room where everyone needs absolute privacy. From the master bath behind your bedroom to the downstairs powder room, we all want to take care of our most personal business in private. Unfortunately, not all homes are designed to provide that privacy.
Whether you're looking to freshen up your current bathroom or you're tackling a major overhaul, it's important to remember that the right bathroom lighting can mean the difference between a bathroom that just looks good, and a bathroom that looks good and functions well.
Choosing the tapware to match your new sink should be a simple process, right? You have a shape and style in mind, with a finish to compliment the colours in your kitchen, but then there’s the question of which type of faucet to opt for and what the benefits are of each option. We’re here to simplify those options for you, with a guide to common types of kitchen sink faucets.
When thinking about the look you want to achieve with your bathroom renovation, it can be hard to decide on certain details when there are just so many options. If you’re looking to give your bathroom a little personality, tiles are a great way to add character and can work towards the overall tone of the room. With endless shapes, patterns and sizes to work with, finding the combination that works with your design can take some researching.
After an inspiring, fun filled weekend at the Melbourne Home Show back in April, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be back again, exhibiting at the upcoming Home Show in August.
The four day event takes place from Thursday 16th - Sunday 19th August, opening at 10am daily at the MCEC, South Wharf, Melbourne. We’ll be in great company, alongside 280 of Australia’s premier suppliers and leading experts, providing home renovation ideas from kitchen and bathroom design to outdoor living inspiration and the latest trends in furnishing and decor.
What do you look for when choosing a hotel? Great location, a comfy bed, a buffet breakfast... and a truly luxurious bathroom that transports you from daily life into relaxation mode. Maybe it’s a huge bath that you can sink into, a spacious vanity unit where you can peacefully prepare yourself for the day ahead, or a view that offers both privacy and a window to a gorgeous landscape - whichever five star qualities you’re looking for, here are some of our favourite bathrooms from luxury resorts across the world.
Making some updates to your home or building a new house is an exciting venture, and there are many important choices to make concerning what materials you will use, what type of layout you want, and how you will decorate it. You want each room to have the architectural detail that makes it attractive and the functionality that allows you to use it as it was designed. Whether it's the bedroom, kitchen, or bathroom selecting each piece of furniture with forethought will ensure you get the overall best look and design that will be best for you in the future. Let's take a closer look at some design tips for creating great Melbourne bathrooms.