Key considerations when selecting a pool

Once you have decided that a pool for your new home is right for you, it is important to start thinking about the design of the pool and how it will fit in with your needs, lifestyle and budget, while also meeting any relevant standards. Here, we take a look at some of the design [...]

2019-08-05T11:27:28+11:00 August 5th, 2019|Architecture, Construction, Design, Landscapes, Residential, Tips and tricks|

Building a custom home in Boroondara: what you need to know before you start

Whether you are just starting to think about buying land or building your custom home in the Boroondara area, or are planning a knockdown and rebuild, you’ll need to know what restrictions are present on the land. Without doing thorough research into your specific block, you may find when it comes time to build your [...]

2019-07-22T12:59:11+11:00 July 22nd, 2019|Construction, Design, Landscapes, Residential, Tips and tricks|

Hiring an architect to design your custom home: your questions answered

Building a home that is uniquely yours is what makes a custom home so appealing. With so many choices available, a design that is true to your style, incorporates as many of the features you want as possible, but still remains functional and aesthetically pleasing is a complex equation. Luckily, architects are masters of design [...]

2019-04-09T10:56:36+11:00 April 9th, 2019|Design, Residential, Tips and tricks|

Genuine custom builder or volume builder: which option is right for you?

The process of building a home is fun, scary and exciting, but it’s also one of the biggest investments you are likely to make. The first of many decisions you’ll have is choosing which builder will guide you along the journey, whether that be a custom or volume builder. We’ve collated what you need to [...]

2019-04-26T19:52:46+11:00 March 4th, 2019|Design, Tips and tricks|

Breaking ground on basements in Australia

Large, multi-room well-lit spaces aren’t exactly what first comes to mind when you think of a basement. But with shrinking land sizes and residential zone height restrictions, more and more people are opting to build down instead of compromising on the design of their dream home. This is changing the way we think about basements [...]

2019-02-27T11:28:23+11:00 February 27th, 2019|Basements, Design, Tips and tricks|

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+11:00 November 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+11:00 November 13th, 2018|Concepts, Interiors, Landscapes, Tips and tricks|