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Step-By-Step Process Of A Kitchen Renovation

Planning a kitchen renovation? Here’s what you need to know to prepare. Kitchen renovations are complex projects, requiring the input of many different tradespeople at various stages. Whilst every renovation is different, one thing that will ensure the success of any renovation project is planning. Below is a timeline for...

Kitchen Renovations: Ask An Expert

Going for kitchen renovations purely based on the lowest price is asking for trouble. It’s likely that you’ll end up paying for it in the years to come. It could end up costing similar or more to good quality, plus the process is quite disappointing. Realising that the cabinetry is...

Trending Kitchen Designs in 2020

Katie Shortland-Webb is the Director and Building Designer at KTR Creations. She let us in on her thoughts about what is trending in the world of kitchen designs this year. Natural timber veneers and solid woods The raw look and texture of natural timbers adds warmth and character, creating a...

8 Unmissable Home Show Features

From Street of Houses to Eco Town and Ask a Designer, check out these interactive experiences – found only at the Home Show over the last few years. Baahouse Smart tiny home & speaker series  Anyone who attended Brisbane Home Show this year will remember the mesmerising open plan...

MasterChef’s Josh Catalano

MasterChef’s fishmonger, Josh Catalano, served up two flavoursome dishes at the Home Show using a steam oven. Josh was born into a third-generation fishmonger family. The family business, Catalano Seafood, has served the Perth population fresh fish for almost 50 years. Started in 1969 by his grandfather, Francesco Catalano, who...

5 Cutting-Edge Kitchen Products of 2019

We run through five of the freshest kitchen innovations to grace the Home Show in 2019. Axitech Bench Clover Kitchens Launching exclusively at the Home Show is the Axitech Bench, a breakfast bar that transforms into a dining table. Dining tables are typically reserved for larger homes. However, this clever...

Glenda Roff’s Kitchen Dos and Don’ts

Glenda Roff, from Perth based Character Cabinets and winner of 2017 Best of Houzz Award in Design, filled up seats at The Home Show with her talk on the 'yays' and 'nays' of kitchen design. ❌ Don’t ❌ Rush design ? Even if you are nine months away from renovating, get...

Darren Palmer’s Kitchen Design Fundamentals

We dissect the wisdom of Darren Palmer, star of Channel 9 series The Block, from his design talks at the Home Show. Not many people know that Darren, before the glitz and the glamour, used to be a graphic designer, in spite of his love for home interiors. He believed...

Planning a kitchen renovation? Here’s what you need to know to plan ahead.

Kitchen renovations are complex projects, requiring the input of many different tradespeople at various stages. Whilst every renovation is different, one thing that will ensure the success of any renovation project is planning. Below is a timeline for a typical kitchen renovation so you know what to expect. Day 1-3...

5 practicalities you need to consider when designing your dream kitchen

Once again I have failed in my commitment to regularly post a blog on this website. However I have managed to regularly post progress shots of all our projects on my social media accounts. AND, have been knee deep in the practical and design side of the projects. BUT most importantly,...

How to plan a successful kitchen renovation

A kitchen renovation is a big project and not one that you should embark upon without prior planning! Here are five easy steps to take right at the start to ensure that your kitchen renovation is a success - 1. Determine your budget It's the part of the renovation that...

Solar myths answered

Perth is one of the world’s sunniest cities, so you might not be surprised to learn that WA is one of the fastest states in terms of adopting residential solar systems. In fact, 1 in every 5 Australian households has solar panels installed on their home, and yet remarkably, 71%...