Category Archives: Residential Exteriors

By October 16, 2020

Thinking about buying or having built a residential investment property?When it comes to building or fitting out a residential investment property, it’s tempting to think that throwing a few dollars at it to give it a superficial ‘makeover’ is the way to go. What does it matter anyway, you say, everyone knows it will get


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By June 19, 2020

We often think that if we rent out or lease a residential investment property there’s every chance it will be trashed or at the very least, not looked after as well as we would like so let’s keep costs to a minimum in our refurb, renovation or if it’s being built from scratch. While that


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By April 10, 2020

What is Sustainable Design and how can I incorporate it into my home? It’s fair to say in recent years most of us have become more mindful of our environmental impact in the world and sought to make buying decisions that are a bit kinder to our planet. Whether it’s the plastics we use in


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By December 6, 2019

The front door of our client’s newly built house in Sawtell, NSW was installed this week, and we are delighted with the result! As with many other innovative elements incorporated throughout this striking house, the front door is truly an artwork in its own right. Three copper metal panels were placed on top of the


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By October 4, 2019

Building a new house can be stressful and there are so many things unforeseen things that can and often do, go wrong. Before you begin building a new house, it’s important to be sure that the process will be as smooth as it possibly can be. Current clients of I For Style are having a


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By September 13, 2019

Paint colours are one of the most effective ways to add the WOW factor to your home. Regardless of whether you prefer one paint colour for all the walls, would like two or three different paint colours throughout your home or, if you’re wanting something a bit out of the ordinary, we love to create


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By May 3, 2019

I for Style is currently working on the exterior and interior for this new-build in Sawtell, on the mid-north coast of NSW. Sawtell has become very on-trend and the place to see and be seen over the last few years with its village style atmosphere and wonderfully relaxed vibe. Boutique fashion and homewares stores, restaurants


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By April 5, 2019

This week’s blog features a recent article from Yellowtrace for design nerds. They’re a constant and excellent source of inspiration, not to mention information, about all things interior design. This time they’re back with their content partnership, pals from Brickworks Building Project. They are an Australia company that designs, develops, manufactures and sells bricks, and


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By January 5, 2018

Happy New Year to all! What have you been up to so far this year? For me, some days have been about getting up a bit later some mornings (oh the joy – not to have to rush into the day), then pottering around home. Other days we’ve gone out for the day, leaving early


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By November 3, 2017

The appearance of our home on the outside is just as important as it’s appearance on the inside. And there’s certainly something uplifting about seeing a house that presents well to the outside world. Well thought-out colours and finishes are key to lifting any house from ordinary to stunning! The two properties in the photos


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