Tag Archives: backyard lifestyles

Design Trend of the Month – Plunge Pools

There is no doubt that plunge pools are a popular choice for many Australian homes. If you have underutilised outdoor space, transforming it into an oasis complete with a plunge pool can create the perfect family area or a quiet retreat. However, before installing a plunge pool, there are many considerations, such as the size,…

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…

10 Backyard Life Hacks For Surviving the Sizzling Australian Summer

Summer outdoor lifestyles in Australia are iconic, glorious, and downright intense. Our heatwaves can be severe, and reports forecast that they’re only going to get hotter, longer, and more often. We’ve compiled a treasure chest of backyard life hacks to get the most out of your sizzlin’ summer outdoor lifestyle! Made in the shade If you’re…

6 ways to embrace the epic Australian lifestyle in your own backyard

When we asked a group to picture the quintessential Australian lifestyle, thoughts turned to bush, sun, sand and sea. But recent studies suggest that the things we hold dear to the typical Aussie lifestyle are actually not so typical anymore. BBQs and bushwalks are being replaced by Netflix, couches and air-conditioning. Smaller lot sizes are…