So you want to renovate your bathroom and you are not sure how it all works. If you have been taking lots of notes, while watching a certain Channel 9 renovation show, please tear them up into…Read More
Author Archives: gabrielle distefano
If you haven’t worked this out already, one of my many design obsessions is wallpaper. By sharing my addiction one room at a time, I am attempting to create a wallpaper movement that will rival…Read More
Bedside tables can be a bedroom’s worst nightmare. Picking bed linen, window furnishings and paint colour can be a breeze, compared to finding just the right bedside table. One that will…Read More
Whenever I think of tartan, my mind goes straight to a Ralph Lauren vignette. His layered interiors, fashioning groups of beautifully put-together men and women, surrounded by well-ordered greyhounds always make me a little envious. I recently…Read More
How we live is as complex and diverse as our individual personalities. Getting the most out of a space in a smaller home can be more of a challenge than designing for a larger space.
Many families live far away from loved ones and may need an extra bedroom for just a few weeks a year. One person may find it more effective to work from home, but a dedicated study is a luxury that the home just cannot afford. Even children grow quickly and for a time lose interest in playing alone in their bedrooms.
Small spaces need big solutions to help us function at our best and below are a few clever and accommodating ideas.Read More
As far back as I can remember designers have bounced between matte and gloss when it comes to choosing wall tiles in bathrooms and cabinetry cupboard finishes for kitchens.Read More
It’s indisputable that we love our chrome, nickel and brass when it comes to choosing our cabinetry handles. Also popular since the invention of soft closers and push-to-open mechanisms, is the integrated pull handle….Read More
Hubsch, a Danish home and interior design company that produce simple, yet beautiful pieces for our homes have recently released their new Tendencies 2015 collection.
With over 500 new designs in a mix of materials, shapes and colours, including ceramic and porcelain vases, bowls, cups and plates in dusty blues, pale greens and soft greys. These designs come with a strong focus on simplicity.Read More
The latest hot craze in furniture design would have to be the new modern take on the ever popular, mid century look.
Mixing polished marble tops with beautiful timbers, make for eye catching, practical dining, side tables and desks.Read More
In my eyes wallpaper will never go out of fashion. Yes, patterns, colours and textures are continually changing and you may find yourself switching between your love for hand-woven grasscloths,…Read More
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