Your Designer as your Biggest Advocate

Your Designer as your Biggest Advocate

What to expect at each phase of the process An architect’s job doesn’t end with the design on paper. In fact, the role of an architect covers every phase of the building process—from vision and planning, to design and documentation, through the approval process, to...

What Exactly is a Building Designer

As the name suggests, a building designer … designs buildings. This can range from a family home to a multi-storey  complex. In Queensland the term building design is used in legislation which licences practitioners as part of a broader building industry...

Wallpapers on the Come-Back Trail

Older people still shudder at the thought of using wallpaper when decorating, conjuring up as it does recollections of the designs popular in the 60s and 70s that have them wondering what they were thinking. However, as the saying goes, “everything old is new again”,...

How to Cut Household Lighting Costs by Half

The right lighting can enhance any situation, and with the range of options now available, there is no excuse for having dull and dreary lights in and around the home. Lights evoke feelings of warmth, welcome and safety which could be a hangover from the days before...

Why Renovate?

Renovating and Extending: Many Benefits to Enjoy In the first instance, the reason to contact a professional is because they know what they are doing which will leave no room for error. Often DIY renovations can become a disaster and result in spending more money in...