Stuck when it comes to lighting in your kitchen or bathroom… Darren James answers some of the common questions Top Tip What is your number one tip in regard to lighting bathrooms and kitchens? Lighting needs to be functional and energy efficient so my main rule of thumb / tip is to firstly maximise […]
Timing and planning is everything when it comes to renovating. Check out the “renovating 101” feature in this months November issue of Home Beautiful Magazine for expert timeline guides provided by Darren James… a few of our projects feature too! Here is a sneak peak of the kitchen and bathroom timeline guides provided by […]
Are you thinking about incorporating a wet room or open shower into your next renovation or new home? What is a wet room? and what are the pros, cons and important considerations when installing one? What is a wet room? We see many different levels and versions of wet rooms around the world, but here […]
Too often the laundry is neglected when it comes to renovating and design. We look at why it’s as important as any other room and what are some of the important considerations when planning your new laundry. Why is the design of the laundry so important and why is it often overlooked in renovation projects? […]
We ask our design director Darren James for his ‘Top Renovation Tips’ – here they are… 1. Set a realistic budget Setting a realistic budget is the first item that should be addressed with any kitchen, bathroom or interior renovation. This will act as a guide throughout the selection process. If you are in experienced […]
Darren James wins Runner-up Best Kitchen and Runner-up Best Bathroom at 2012 Abode Design Awards Big congrats to our design director Darren James who took out Runner-up Best Kitchen and Runner-up Best Bathroom at the 2012 Abode House of the Year Awards held last night at Melbourne’s Crown Casino. The awards reward excellence in Australian residential […]
Darren James wins Runner-up Best Bathroom and at 2012 Abode Design Awards Big congrats to our design director Darren James who took out Runner-up Best Kitchen and Runner-up Best Bathroom at the 2012 Abode House of the Year Awards held last night at Melbourne’s Crown Casino. The awards reward excellence in Australian residential design and construction and celebrate those who excel in […]
Darren James comes runner up for top award at KBDi Kitchen and Bathroom Design Awards 2011 Darren James took out runners up for the top award of ‘Australian Certified Designer of the Year’ at the recent 2011 KBDi Awards held on the Gold Coast. Here are the two winning projects….