Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interiors Region ACT And Southern NSW (45) Hunter NSW (45) National Office (45) New South Wales (45) Northern Territory (45) North Queensland (45) Queensland (45) South Australia (45) Tasmania (45) Victoria (45) Western Australia (45) Date Range Past 3 Months (4) Past 1 Year (17) Past 2 Or More Years (40) Colours of sanity Wattyl has provided insights into the ideal colour palettes to help revive the home and improve mental health during COVID-19. Divide and conquer Open-plan living has become increasingly popular over recent years. But there are times it can limit privacy and make it harder to zone areas. Here are a few ideas to help divide a space without putting up walls. Get a load of this You may be an old hand when it comes to installing basins, vanities and laundry troughs but incorrectly applying water-resistant and waterproofing requirements could mean you’re failing to meet the building code. Gone green One had the vision and the other the expertise, and between them two Perth brothers formed a natural partnership and a passion to transform a pre-1900 heritage home, where the kitchen is the star. 2020 Vision Though we’re just dipping our toes into the pool that is the 2020s, there are already a few vibrant trends vying for our attention – and a few understated styles quietly stepping up to the podium. From building design to interior décor, these trends are set to make a splash within the home this year, offering enough variety and versatility to serve as inspiration for a permanent or seasonal change. Curve appeal Converting a small study into a dreamy master ensuite took some clever thinking but the team of designers and builders at Perth-based Lux Interiors were up for the challenge. The cook and her kitchen Using just three simple ingredients, Farquhar cooked up the perfect kitchen for celebrity chef Maggie Beer. Staying in character Between the vermiculite on the ceilings and the breezeway blocks in the kitchen, there is a nod to its history on every level in this home. Retaining the building’s existing 70’s character proved a success, with the structure becoming the bones and the style providing a heart.