Designing a home with teenagers in mind

The needs of the family change as children develop into teenagers, and taking this into consideration when designing and building your new home will help to ensure family harmony is maintained during the adolescent years. Here, we’ll look at design elements to keep teenagers and the family happy, while also ensuring your home remains practical [...]

2020-04-01T09:15:00+11:00April 1st, 2020|Architecture, Concepts, Construction, Design, Interiors, Tips and tricks|

Keeping it simple with modern architecture

When considering the style you want to build your new house, it is a common mistake to get the modern and contemporary styles confused. If you’re wanting a style that reflects current architecture, contemporary is the descriptor you want to use. If the style you’re after is reflected in houses from the mid to late [...]

2020-03-17T09:23:38+11:00March 16th, 2020|Architecture, Concepts, Design, Interiors, Kitchen, Landscapes, Residential|

Emphasising Individuality: Making Contemporary Architecture Your Own

Reflecting the style of the moment, contemporary architecture borrows elements from its architectural predecessor modern design. It takes the elements that worked and fixes those that didn’t, to create a style that is clean, simple and emphasises a connection with the outdoors. By allowing architects and home builders to pick and choose the desired characteristics, [...]

2020-03-19T22:03:55+11:00February 17th, 2020|Architecture, Concepts, Design, Interiors, Residential|

Embracing the Casual Elegance of French Provincial

For those looking for inspiration when designing their new home, the casual elegance of French provincial is a popular architecture style that you can draw from. Here, we take a look at the history of this style and common characteristics to help inspire you when considering the design of your new home. History of French [...]

2020-03-05T18:58:02+11:00November 25th, 2019|Architecture, Concepts, Design, Interiors|

Designing your kitchen: functionality vs aesthetic

Gone are the days when kitchens were tucked away in the home and used solely for food storage and preparation. Today, kitchens are a high-traffic social area always humming with activity. When it comes time to design your own kitchen in your custom build, there should be a balance between functionality, aesthetic and comfort. Find out what an [...]

2019-04-26T19:47:37+10:00November 26th, 2018|Interiors, Kitchen, Tips and tricks|

How to create the brief for your ideal home

A custom-built home is a true reflection of your interests, personality and style. Creating a brief for a custom home builder is the first step to turning your dreams  into reality. The more detail and thought you put into your home design brief, the closer the initial concept will be to your dream. We’ve put together [...]

2019-05-15T17:05:10+10:00November 13th, 2018|Concepts, Interiors, Landscapes, Tips and tricks|

Top technology trends in high-end homes

The once far off notion of smart, connected homes that fiction writers dreamed of has, in recent years, become an affordable reality. One of the perks of designing your own custom-built luxury home is choosing the right technologies to control energy efficiency and automate your lifestyle. Take a look at some of the trends in [...]

2019-04-26T19:47:28+10:00November 8th, 2018|Interiors, Technology|