Big Thinking for Small Space

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Wherever we lay our head is our home.  That’s the mantra many of us like to believe, but sometimes the spaces we call home might be difficult to find tranquility in.  Real Estate in Sydney and Melbourne’s inner-city is known for its tightly compact spaces. Residing in a dense urban environment, with small living areas […]

3D Models in the Architectural Industry

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For years, architects and engineers alike have understood the benefit of drawing and creating models of their visions, most significantly to aid in the presentation and construction process. Traditionally, creating a model of one’s design has been done through a long and meticulous method of hand construction. However, owing to the rapid growth of technology, […]

Five facts about five most beautiful bridges that’ll make your hair stand on end

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Bridges are more than just a construction connecting two points. Process of design and construction is a great example of collaboration between architects and engineers to create not only functional, but also a aesthetically pleasing structure.  Bridges have been built for centuries to cross seas, lakes, rivers, and canyons as well as performing extra duties […]

The Insider’s Guide to Hotel ‘Muse’

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As a designer I know I’m very lucky to travel to distant places and soak up culture and art in new and inspiring ways. Such was the case with my recent trip throughout Asia where I found many interior design discoveries. Specifically, my luxury escape at the Hotel Muse in Bangkok proved to be memorable […]

Seven Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

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This blog was inspired by recently released book ‘The Library: A World History’ by James W.P. Campbell, Will Pryce (photographer).  James Campbell and Will Pryce have travelled the globe together in order to create the book that tells the story of library architecture around the world. A library is so much more than just a […]

How To Make Small Places Look Bigger

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It’s always interesting to me when clients assume that to make a small space look larger they have to be stuck with details like light wall colors. It’s just not so. Decor for interior spaces and smallish floor plans need not be inhibited by a limited color pallet. Instead, I suggest a monochromatic wall paint […]

The insider guide to 3D Wall Panelling

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We are often asked what materials are our favorites to use for home decor as well as commercial designs.  We have many so the answer isn’t always easy.  But when it comes to making a statement with a focal point, we tap our bevy of feature wall ideas and time and again we choose 3D […]

Celebrating BRASÍLIA’S Architecture on the city’s anniversary

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Giving a formidable nod to great architecture and the celebration of it I give you Brasília.  On April 22nd the city celebrated a monumental milestone 54 years in the making.  Completed in 1960 and officially named Brazil’s capital city, Brasília is a modernistic “site” to behold thanks to the partnership of two great men. It […]

Doing Hotel Interiors the Balinese Way

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Finding inspiration from travel is of utmost importance to a designer.  Sure the creative mood can strike anywhere and at any time however, when surrounded by the sights and smells of something new creativity runs rampant.  Take for instance the beautiful hotels of Bali.  It’s there that contemporary Balinese architecture combines with traditional aesthetic principles […]

7 Latest Trends in Office Design in 2014

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  BBC Office in North England When it comes to outfitting an office these days what’s on trend is convenience, community and an easy approach to work spaces. While productivity is still king, how employers expect to get that run on productivity is with a new and engaging mindset. A mindset that turns an excellent […]

Design, Architecture and Wine, Oh My!

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  Source Unknown Who ever thought wine, design and architecture could get along so swimmingly? After all, no longer are we talking wine fridge meets wine racks and the design’s a done deal. Heaven forbid! With a bevy of interior design blogs afoot with multiple interior design ideas we knew we could throw our hat […]

Cobalt Blue is the ‘new black’

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  As of lately, cobalt blue colour made a prominent presence in the fashion design trends, following by triumphant stand in interior design. It’s not the first time the correlation between fashion and interior design has been noticed. “In the 18th century, fashion fabrics and decorative fabrics were very similar”, stated Patrick Lelievre, director of […]

Why Stretch Ceiling Systems are the secret ingredient in Interior Design?

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  The stretch ceiling system originated in Europe over 40 years ago mainly as a solution for damaged ceiling. The concept behind these products has been around for centuries. In Ancient Egypt around 300 B.C., ceilings were manufactured from a pre-soaked linen fabric that stretched from wall to wall, shrinking to create a perfectly smooth […]

Importance of interior design in small/medium size business premises

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  The inside of any business office ought to be given proper attention. This is the place that reflects the whole business’s nature; it is a proven fact that the office environment is one of the major components of any business success. How you space and plan, renovate and furnish the interior of your office […]