Top 5 Kitchen Planning Tips

There are many things to consider when planning your new kitchen. Follow our quick guide to ensure you've covered the Top 5 key planning considerations: 1. Think about the way you cook: When selecting your appliances and arranging the layout of your kitchen, consider your particular style of cooking and plan accordingly. For example, if…

Materials & Finishes: Laminex Impressions Range

  Among Laminex’s varied product offerings is the Impressions range of textured laminate surfaces which can be used almost anywhere around your home, from benchtops to doors and wall panels. Read on to discover more about this exciting and versatile product: First of all, what is laminate? A laminate is a decorative surface, most commonly used…

5 Tips on Saving Money on your New Kitchen

The cost of a new kitchen can be a lot more than you expected. So how can you achieve your dream kitchen on a budget without compromising on quality? Read on for our Top 5 Tips on how to save a bit of cash in the creation of your new kitchen: 1. Cabinetry & Hardware:…

Kitchen Flooring: Timber or Tiles?

Timber or tiles? The two most popular flooring choices for the kitchen, each present their own pros and cons. Here to make your decision making process simpler, we've put together a quick guide to help out! Timber Flooring Good points: Timber flooring allows you to continue a seamless look through most of your home with…

Choosing a Cooktop: Gas or Induction?

There are an overwhelming amount of decisions to be made when creating your new kitchen, from deciding on a colour scheme to selecting the right appliances to suit your needs. A qualified kitchen designer can assist in all these decisions and work with you to create a space that will truly reflect your personality, as…

Materials & Finishes: Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo™ 5131

We recently discussed the pros and cons of composite stone benchtops in the home; If you haven't already, click here to have a read!  In response to the popularity of Caesarstone's latest colour, Calacatta Nuvo, we've put together a quick guide to this exciting new addition in Caesarstone's catalogue to help you with your selection process! After…

7 Top Kitchen Design Trends

Marble Forever feared in the kitchen due to its porous nature and constant maintenance, marble is now making a long overdue comeback in the world of kitchen design in the form of composite stone. As an engineered stone made to simulate the look of marble, composite stones require no sealing, are easy to keep clean…

Materials & Finishes: Synthetic Solid Surfaces

What is a Synthetic Solid Surface? Synthetic solid surfaces consist of a blend of natural materials and pure acrylic polymer, which creates a smooth and seamless surface. Solid surfaces can be used in an incredible variety of different ways such as: kitchen benchtops, vanity tops, custom built furniture, wall claddings (both internal and external), and…

Materials & Finishes: Composite Stone

What is Composite Stone? The term composite stone, or engineered stone refers to a stone surface commonly used throughout the home (most commonly as a kitchen benchtop). This type of stone has been manufactured by man as a more durable substitute to natural stone. Composite stones are commonly manufactured using a ratio of up to 93%…

11 Top Bathroom Planning Mistakes

There's absolutely nothing like a relaxing bathroom experience. For such an important place in our homes, the bathroom is, unfortunately, an absolute mine of planning and construction disasters! Read on to find out more about solving our favorite pet peeves in the bathroom! 1. Not Following the Design Process: There is a lot of thought,…