Category Archives: Living Rooms

By September 27, 2019

Trend Forecasting is a science and an art. It predicts the future direction of something, be it colour, style etc. Trend Forecasting is a very important part of the interior design industry. Last week’s blog was about the recently announced Dulux Colour Forecast 2020. There are four palettes of colours in the Dulux Colour Forecast


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By July 26, 2019

Paint colours can make or break a room, so it’s really important to get it right. Have a look at the after and before photos. As part of the refurbishment of an older house in Galston, NSW, I for Style chose to use a stunning range of paint colours for the living room. The existing


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By May 24, 2019

Winter is just around the corner and evenings and morning have a decided nip in the air. Fear not though, there’s actually lots to love about winter. Things like curling up with a great book in front of an open fire or log burner, nourishing soups, a long soak in the bath and the list


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By May 17, 2019

Creating a beautiful and unique home takes time. Above all, a home should reflect the people who live there, telling a story of who they are, their journey through life and the many layers that go to make up the whole. It requires a considered approach to the layering (there’s that word again) process. This


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By May 10, 2019

Can you believe we’re almost half way through the year?! Hands up those who are hanging out for some relax and revive time? A great way to recharge the batteries, if only for five minutes, is to have a dedicated spot in your own home where you can do just that. It doesn’t have to


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By April 12, 2019

Wainscoting is a wonderful way to add interest and up the elegance factor in a room. It’s also a great solution if you’re after a more formal look. With our project in Pitt Town, near Windsor in NSW, I decided to use wainscoting on the open-plan living room walls, giving it a distinctive point of


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By August 5, 2016

Some of the loveliest interiors are a fusion of different styles. While not everyone’s cup of tea, I just love the eclectic room in the above photo with its pops of saturated colours. What really ties it all together though is the use of the monochromatic colour scheme on the picture rails, window and door


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