Can you do without a bath?

Hands up if you have a bathroom with a bathtub that’s rarely, if ever, used? If so, you’re not alone. As people become increasingly time-poor, unfortunately the days of enjoying a long soak in the bathtub seem something of a … Continue reading

Concealed cisterns give bathrooms a clean-lined look

Many modern bathrooms I design these days are pared-back in style, with a minimum of visual clutter. Eliminating the toilet cistern from view is a relatively simple way to help achieve this clean-lined look. The cistern is usually concealed behind … Continue reading

Maximise your apartment’s space through smart design

Many older style apartments in Sydney suffer from poor design – reflected in a lack of decent storage and poor functional flow. Increasingly I help apartment dwellers make much more out of their space by completing a design overhaul with … Continue reading

No handle kitchens create a sleek and streamlined look

Kitchen renovators who love a modern, clean-lined style find the Blum SERVO DRIVE a great option for their kitchen cabinetry. Because it enables drawers to open with just a single light touch, you can do away with handles, giving your … Continue reading

An iPad in the kitchen may become your most useful tool

There’s one room in your home where an iPad really comes into its own: the kitchen. With an iPad stand or attachment to position it on the fridge or at eye level below cabinets (for example), you have access to … Continue reading

Large tiles in bathrooms are big on the wow factor

Fundamental changes in the way modern bathrooms are designed have opened the door to exciting new options in fixtures and fittings. An example is the trend towards large tiles, available in marble, ceramic and porcelain. In the past, most bathrooms … Continue reading

Cool and sexy laminates: who’d have thought?

Mention the word, ‘laminate’ to many people and they’ll wrinkle their nose in disdain. Conjuring up the idea of kitchens from oh, maybe the 70s or the 80s, many think laminates are something long consigned to the Museum of Questionable … Continue reading

Bring to life those ‘dead spaces’ in your kitchen design

If you have a kitchen that hasn’t had the benefit of a designer’s input, chances are you have some dead spaces on your hands that contribute nothing to its functionality. A classic area is under the kitchen sink. There you … Continue reading

The benefit of good design compared with something ‘off the shelf’

Anyone who has ever picked up a home renovation magazine will know that there is no shortage of companies that can sell you a new kitchen or bathroom. It’s just a matter of phoning and someone will be out, tape … Continue reading