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Favourite Designer Spots for last minute Christmas presents

Last minute shopping… find out where we like to shop for something unusual and unique that makes for the perfect present. We like to support our independent retailer and local store and feel that these stores deliver a unique experience to the way we shop in Sydney. Orient House Showroom | Photo Anne Resplendino Orient…

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Selecting ART : Introduction

Sourcing furniture, selecting accessories and embellishing windows with exquisite fabrics is an important part of creating a beautiful living space. However, an integral part of the design process that we often overlook is the importance of selecting art and the placement of art to create that magical space. Here is an introduction into selecting art.…

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A Character-Filled Interior

Last year we were asked to create a new colour palette and to add new furniture and fittings to this character-filled, Sydney home interior. We designed the concept of the interior around the rich colour of the existing Turkish rug, making it the focal point of the room. We highlighted the architectural details, the cornices,…

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A Teenager’s Bedroom with a Defined Style

We were asked to design and create a BEACH THEME bedroom with a defined style for a 15 years old girl. We are not 15 years old forever, so why not create the bedroom you wish to have! THE CONCEPT Before we started on the scheme, the bedroom walls were painted in the deepest purple…

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Bathing in “Radiant Orchid”

Let’s be more creative in 2014! This is what “radiant orchid” is all about… creativity, innovation and originality. Bathing in Radiant Orchid and brightening up your space, this colour is best introduced to your interior walls, cushions, soft furnishings and curtains. I would mix it with lots of silver and grey tones for a mature…

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Natural Colour Scheme

Home Façade

Street Facing Exterior To knock down or renovate….While I am not for the before and after shots; here I couldn’t go without showing the improvement this front façade has had. This Californian bungalow had a little cosmetic enhancement that was all worth it! New rendered walls, extended roof over the front porch. Timber windows have…

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Custom Made Ottomans for a Lobby Area

City office

How exciting it was to upgrade and decorate this Sydney office. Trak Recruitment is a vibrant and dynamic recruitment agency specialising in retail business. The scope of work consisted of energising the entry / waiting area and boardroom, injecting new life into the 3 interview rooms while giving some individuality for each room. The result…

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