Monthly Archives: October 2019

Expert Advice: Do you need an architect for your new build, with Minh Le

Written on October 30, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

Minh Le is the Director of Archimetrics Architects, a Melbourne-based architectural practice. With 18 years of experience in the construction industry, Minh’s approach to service is that of assistance, helping clients understand what they need. Today, he helps us answer the question; do I need an architect for my new build project? Q. So…do I…

Design Trend of the Month – Byron Bay Style

Written on October 25, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

Celebrating slow, purposeful living and the raw beauty of natural aesthetics, this month’s design trend embraces the lifestyle lessons hidden within Byron Bay style! Image: The Designory #MakeItModular for Byron Bay Barefoot Villa Jungle oasis Lifestyle lesson: De-stress by harnessing the healing power of nature and greenery. Lush, tropical surrounds require lush, tropical plants! No…

Expert Advice: The Ultimate Checklist for new outdoor areas, with The Designory

Written on October 23, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

The Australian climate has always lent itself to spending time outdoors; in fact, the outdoor spaces within our homes are a critical part of how we use them. But where do you start? The Designory have been working with clients for many years, creating beautiful, well connected outdoor zones; so feast your eyes on this…

The Designory chooses premium ModularWalls boundary for Byron Bay Villa

Written on October 17, 2019 at 4:23 pm, by

;Barefoot Escapes offer boutique holiday accommodation in Byron Bay, designed by the creative geniuses at The Designory. Combining luxury and comfort, The Barefoot Bay Villa is their newest build, promising a lush, private oasis amongst the buzzing Byron bustle. But how did they achieve this serenity, amidst its highly central location? Through ModularWalls. “The home…

Expert Advice: Planning your new build’s outdoor area, with Ascher Smith

Written on October 16, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

A beautiful backyard is one of the easiest things to forget in the early stages of a build…but one of the hardest things to ignore once it becomes your home! Recently, we were lucky enough to chat with Ascher Smith, Perth’s leading exterior landscape designer & stylist, about how — and when — to plan…

DIY Ideas – How to build a drought tolerant garden

Written on October 11, 2019 at 1:10 pm, by

As we delve deeper into drought season, this spring might be the perfect chance to re-evaluate your garden design. This month’s featured DIY idea outlines some genius ways to lower maintenance and future-proof your outdoor area by investing in a drought tolerant garden! Drought tolerant garden designs by Outside Space   Drought-proofing through soil First…

Expert Advice: How to budget for your new build, with Pete Boehm

Written on October 9, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

With more than thirty years’ experience in the banking and financial services sectors, Pete Boehm is a chartered accountant with an extensive knowledge and understanding of Australia’s consumer finance, home loan and property sectors. His experience has provided valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities today’s homeowner face, from a first home buyer to a…

Expert Advice: New builds & Gen Y’s boost into the property market, with Shane Black

Written on October 2, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

Shane Black, of Pearl Financial Group, is a qualified financial planner and Gen Y wealth specialist, dedicated to educating Gen Y on how to tackle the unique obstacles that they face in today’s challenging market. We were lucky enough to pick his brain on Gen Y’s boost into the property market, and how new builds…