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Design news and other topical home and interior subjects.

Darren and Dee kitchen block glasshouse
KITCHEN, THE BLOCK

The Block Glasshouse: Week 6 Room Reveal

Always our favourite room reveal on The Block, kitchen week did not disappoint! Contestants on The Block Glasshouse stepped up their game to deliver some of the most ah-mazing kitchens we’ve ever seen! Michael and Carlene’s polished kitchen Carlene is like a Bowerbird for all things metallic and we love […]

Two pot plant looks at Haymes blog
DIYs, MEDIA, OUTDOOR

DIY modern pot plants, 2 looks

Spring is finally here! It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves and give your garden some TLC. We’re excited to share our latest DIY with you via the Haymes Blog – How to Create a Modern Pot Plant: Two Looks! Get designer-look pot plants minus the price tag with […]

Style Curator on Amica
INTERVIEWS, MEDIA

Style Curator on Amica

I’m so humbled to feature on AMICA today, a blog for a female friend! The beautiful people at AMICA interviewed me about my love of design, top 3 decorating tips and ultimate dream object for my home — can you guess what it is? If you would like to know […]

Bridget Bodenham
ART, HOMEWARES, INTERVIEWS

Bridget’s Glazing Glory

From a 40 foot shipping container in her backyard overlooking the bush of Hepburn Springs, Bridget is firing up her kiln to produce some of the most highly sought after ceramics in Australia. “I’ve been practicing ceramics for ten years and was encouraged from an early age to pursue a […]

Block bedroom
BEDROOM, THE BLOCK

The Block Glasshouse: Week 4 Room Reveal

Last night’s episode of the block felt more like a drama series than a renovation reality show! Despite the highs and lows, some incredible rooms were delivered. Here are our highlight… Karstan and Max’s bronzed mirror and bedding Congratulations to Max and Karstan for taking out the master bedroom win […]

Bison home
HOMEWARES, INTERVIEWS

Brian Tunks the Man Behind bisonhome

Who would have thought the man behind bisonhome’s minimalist designs would be such a vivacious and funny character?! Sitting down to coffee with Brian Tunks, founder and principal designer of bisonhome, we laughed out loud as he shared his story and creative ideas for the future. “I love design, especially […]

Haymes colour forecast
DESIGN NEWS

Haymes 2015 Colour Forecast Preview

We’ve just returned from the Haymes 2015 Colour Forecast preview and are excited to share with you the hottest colour trends for next year. At the Den in the Ivy, we were treated to a sensory journey around five stations designed to stimulate our five senses. Each station showcased one […]