Category Archives: Residential Interiors

A kitchen is often referred to as the hub of the home. It’s where all the delicious (hopefully anyway!) meals are prepared, family and friends gather to chat, and oftentimes where homework or office work is done too. Today we’ll share a few tips on designing a functional kitchen space, and a sneak preview of


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French country style curtains Hartley House

Following our last blog which covered off everything you need to know about escaping to the country, this week we’re taking a look at country-style houses. The first thing you need to know is that there are lots of different style of country houses. French Provincial, Vintage, Classic, Modern, Rustic, and the list goes on.


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Sketch of clients kitchen in Manly

How our home functions is equally as important as how it looks and feels. In this blog, we’ll share some creative space ideas on how to effectively utilise the space you have at home. Design trends in recent years have been responding to a growing population, as well as a trend towards more simple, minimalistic


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Contemporary classic style living room in Castle Hill

Every home tells a story, and some say louder than others. It’s a story of the owners’ personalities, tastes, and memories. Homes with character and personality are the most fascinating homes. These are the homes that lift your spirit and enrich your life. The homes that make you feel something. What makes a home with


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Wall treatments: Wainscoting in formal living room

Walls are pretty necessary in a home aren’t they? They provide protection, privacy, and their insulation provides warmth. Walls take a lot of wear and tear. Just ask any parent of young toddlers with finger-paint or sticky foods. But aside from practicality, wall treatments can completely transform a space from a merely functional partition separating


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Exterior Clarendon Project Home

One common misconception we hear is that when building a Project Home, everything is ‘done’. There’s a feeling that all the design decisions are taken care of, so you don’t need to worry about them. The reality however is far from true! Whilst some of these elements are predetermined, there is still huge room for


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After - Bedroom re-design at Hartley House

Revamping a bedroom is something we get called on to do quite regularly at I For Style, whether that’s as an Interior Designer, Interior Decorator or Colour Consultant. Whatever service or style clients are looking for, we’ve found that ultimately there are 3 key elements that we all look for in a bedroom. Firstly a


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Residential exteriors

One of our very popular services is Colour Consulting. We love to transform Residential and Commercial interiors and exteriors with stunning paint colour palettes. It’s amazing what a difference paint colours can make to a home! So how does Colour Consulting work and more importantly, how can it benefit you? Let’s jump straight into it…


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contemporary coastal kitchen design

A beautiful, functional kitchen starts with a great kitchen design. Key to this is careful forethought and planning. Our client’s stunning kitchen is a great example of a great kitchen design. The layout is practical, enabling ease of access around the kitchen. There’s plenty of storage and bench space, including the island bench with breakfast


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Beautiful classic bathroom Hartley House, Hartley NSW

There’s lots of reasons why it’s worth having a combined bathroom and laundry. Saving space is one very good reason – it’s simply not necessary to have two separate rooms when one can fit the bill just as well, if not better. The combined bathroom and laundry in our first photo was originally an inefficient


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