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Design Trends – 2020 Round Up & 2021 Forecasts

This week, we look at what was hot in 2020 and forecast which design trends we expect to blossom in 2021. Take a peek into the future, today…   2020 Design Trends Ah, 2020; what a year. From fires, to floods, to global pandemics, it seems impossible to recap…but, if  nothing else, we at least…

Design Trend of the Month — Picture Frame Fences

A boundary fence should frame the masterpiece that is your outdoor area; read on to find out how to customise your modular wall to create a modern picture frame fence! Case Study: VogueWall boundary transforms front yard into stunning courtyard   What is a picture frame fence? Picture frame fencing refers to the capping of…

Design Trend of the Month — Expressed Joints

Life’s too short for boring fences. Home design is all about self expression; so, for this month’s featured design trend, we’re bringing an architectural edge to your fence with the power of Expressed Joints! What is an Expressed Joint? By definition, an ‘expressed joint’ is simply a join line that has been pronounced, to make…

DIY Ideas — Lawn alternatives

Turf can be tough. For this month’s featured DIY idea, we dive into lawn alternatives and grass replacement ideas to give new life to that dust-bowl of dried out turf! Reasons to consider lawn alternatives There are 3 main reasons to consider replacing your grassy areas: Replace struggling or dead lawn Lower maintenance levels Increase…

Design Trend of the Month — Outdoor Home Offices

Working and learning spaces have suddenly become a must-have for many homes; but finding the right space can be a challenge in itself.  With flexible work arrangements prompting us to re-imagine our work spaces, why restrict yourself to the indoors; find out why you need an outdoor home office today! Perks of an outdoor home…

Design Trend of the Month – Terraced Gardens

Looking for a creative way to tackle your tricky sloping block? Level up with this month’s design trend and create an amphitheatre of lush foliage with terraced gardens! Landscaping hack for sloping blocks Steeply sloped blocks can be quite a challenge to work with. Furthermore, the cost of retaining walls over 750mm can usually skyrocket,…

Design Trend of the Month – Outdoor Living Zones

Tackling an entire backyard renovation can seem overwhelming…so why not break it up? We’re seeing a clear pattern of homeowners chunking their renovation into bite-sized projects; putting less strain on both your weekend time and the bank account! So, for our very first featured design trend of 2020, we explore how you can get the…

Design Trend of the Month – 2019 Recap & Design Trends 2020 Forecast!

Peek into the past; peer into the future. Join us as we look back at our favourite Design Trends of 2019 and dive into our Design Trends 2020 Forecast!   Relive the Design Trends of 2019…   …and explore our Design Trends 2020 Forecast!   Biophilia biophilia (n.): an innate and genetically determined affinity of…