Tag Archives: architecture and design

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Showers

Thought outdoor showers were just for pool areas? Think again. If Bali villas have taught us anything, it’s that you can create a luxurious, resort-style oasis out of any outdoor space. Whether it’s to rinse off chlorine, salt or sand, or for your exotic outdoor bathroom, this design trend has a place in any home!…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Rooms

This month’s featured design trend is the next step in indoor outdoor living and holistic home design. Outdoor rooms are the star of backyard design in 2018. From outdoor lounges, to garden pavilions, to open air bathrooms, traditionally indoor rooms are venturing into the Great Outdoors. No matter if you have a balcony, a courtyard or…

Boost street appeal effortlessly with these 10 simple tricks

Boosting street appeal is not just for when you’re trying to sell; in fact, jazzing up your front entrance can promote a fresh, positive perspective of your home. Most often than not, we spend most of our efforts on the living spaces within. However, neglecting your front yard and entrance can negatively affect your property…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Fireplaces

Outdoor fireplaces are on an absolute hot streak as a 2018 design trend. Whilst firepits were an extremely popular addition to backyards in 2017, this year is all about custom fireplaces built into the integral design of an outdoor space. So gather ’round and warm your inspiration with these incredible outdoor fireplace designs! (source) Built…

10 ways to customise your modular wall

Minimalist can still be personalised; customised can still be simple. Check out these 10 ways to customise your modular wall to reflect your home’s unique style!   ModularWalls’ product options Did you know that our wall styles offer different product design options for their wall styles? Simply let your sales consultant know your preferred aesthetic…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Kitchens

As outlined in our Home Design Trends for 2018 predictions, outdoor kitchens are fast becoming a ‘must have’ for modern homes and backyards. Embracing the connected nature of indoor-outdoor living, cooking spaces are being pushed out amongst our gardens for a more wholesome dining experience.   Things to consider when designing outdoor kitchens From sleek BBQ…

Design Trend of the Month – Timber Batten Feature Walls

Exterior design trends of 2018 have swiftly welcomed us into a more raw, natural realm. Following the heightened appreciation of textures, natural finishes and raw materials, timber batten feature walls have well and truly taken off within home design. This gorgeous feature adds warmth to an area and can soften hardscapes where planting or foliage…

The backyard fencing solution fighting for your privacy as lot sizes continue to shrink

  We can’t deny it and we can’t ignore it; blocks are shrinking. But one backyard fence is evolving alongside modern backyards, fighting for privacy and serenity at every step. A recent article on realestate.com reported that “the average lot size in Melbourne’s new housing market fell 20sqm to 400sqm in the last recorded year.”…