The ancient Chinese system of feng shui is said to help bring harmony and a sense of well-being to any home.
Pronounced “fung shway”, practitioners believe everything and everyone has certain energy or “chi” and how we arrange objects can affect all aspects of our lives – from our health and wealth to careers and relationships.
It’s Australia’s outdoor room boom – the conversion of thousands of backyard spaces into outdoor areas that extend our overall living space.
Here are some simple tips to help you join the boom and turn your outdoor area into a seamless extension of your home.
Ever wondered how colours suddenly go from obscure to mainstream?
You see a colour on clothes on the catwalk, which filter into homewares on the high-street and even onto new cars. It’s all thanks to colour forecasting.
Fixtures, fittings and furnishings are often the last thing you choose but the first thing people notice in your new home.
By the time you’re ready to choose these home finishes, your budget could be stretched, you might feel overwhelmed by design decisions, or just looking for some helpful advice, so we’ve summarised the advice of legendary home designer Kevin McCloud to help you choose wisely.