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We interview experts in the industry and share our interior design
know-how to help you with all of your building and renovating questions.

From what height to hang pendant lights to how to select the right white paint, everything you need to know to create the ultimate laundry,
and so much more!

Browse through all of our building and renovating advice pieces or if
there’s a problem we can help you with, just send us an email to
hello@stylecurator.com.au and we’ll get working on it asap.

Our network of experts include architects, interior designers, landscape
architects, illumination scientists (aka lighting experts), property
stylists, electricians, and builders, to name a few.

Having completed a knock down rebuild herself, Editor Gina Ciancio
understands just how many decisions are involved in a build or major
renovation project and her aim is to equip you to make those decisions
with confidence and ease.

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Ultimate master bedroom makeover: Creating a hotel luxe bedroom

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When one of your BFFs goes away for the weekend, you break into their house and give them a surprise room makeover... no? Just...

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Darren Palmer’s tips for finding your kitchen style

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If you've ever had to design or select finishes for a kitchen, you'd know it's no easy task! What seems to make the process even...

Colour and emotion: How to select colour for the mood you...

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There's no denying that colour can influence our mood — there have even been studies that link the affect of colour to emotion. So how...

Clever kitchen storage in this contemporary kitchen renovation

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The cost of running ducted gas heating — is it worth...

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Supported by Metropolitan Plumbing, Electrical & Air Conditioning When it comes to investing in your home, one of the biggest decisions you can make is...

Design inspo: Beautiful black kitchens

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Thinking of going black for your next kitchen? It's a bold and sexy look that we love, Love, LOVE! Black kitchens can suit a range...

Gina’s bathroom renovation reveal: Take a peek around my new bathroom

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Supported by Jim's Plumbing When moving into a new house, you want to spend any money you may have left over on things like...

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About to build or renovate and looking for smart design solutions to incorporate into your home? Let us introduce you to our latest obsession...

Buying to renovate as a first homeowner

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Supported by Monzi In today’s housing market, with skyhigh prices, it’s near impossible to buy your dream home as your first home! This is one...

Interior designers share their expert tips on how to add colour...

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We recently had a reader write in and ask us how to add colour to a Victorian style home? It's a great question, so...

Tips on how to plan the perfect kitchen: A dreamy, contemporary...

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It's not every day we get inspired by a door handle, but crazier things have happened! When we spied this ah-MAZING contemporary coastal kitchen...

Everything you need to know about picking the right grout: From...

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Supported by Ardex Without a doubt, every week I get questions around grout. It seems there’s a serious lack of good information out there to...

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