Designing an exterior facade that’s beautiful and inviting!

Designing a stunning exterior façade

Designing an exterior facade for your home that’s beautiful and inviting has the power to create a lasting first impression! While interiors are often the focus of home renovations, the exterior is so important because it increases your street appeal, adds value to your home, signals what to expect with your interiors and can showcase…

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Our top 6 designer tips to select and display artwork!

Art is such an important element in a home’s interior design, it adds interest and personality and can have a transformative effect on a space! But one of the most frequently asked questions we hear from clients is for our tips to select and display artwork! We often select and curate artwork for our client’s…

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The Dulux 2024 Colour Forecast and our guide to using it in your home!

Dulux 2024 Colour Forecast

Colour is one of the most powerful ways to create a specific mood or feeling! So, with the release of the much-anticipated Dulux 2024 colour forecast, we’re excited to see the direction that the colour experts are predicting for the future of colour in our homes. The Dulux colour forecast is influenced by what’s been…

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Transforming a tired apartment into an inviting contemporary home!

Transforming a tired apartment into an elevated tranquil retreat

Welcome behind the scenes of this epic renovation, transforming a tired apartment into an elevated tranquil retreat. Before kicking off this project, our client’s apartment in Sydney’s inner-city suburb of Camperdown, was untouched since it was built in the early 2000’s. As a result it was tired, dated and needed much love. The client’s brief…

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How to select the perfect warm white for your interiors!

Select the perfect warm white

It’s probably no surprise to hear that design directions have evolved quite a lot over the last few years, and from a colour perspective we’ve seen a significant movement away from cooler tones and towards warm, soft and cocooning colours. This is driven by our desire to feel a greater sense of calm and grounding…

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5 fabulous interior design trends from Milan Salone del Mobile

Anna McMillan

This last month was incredibly exciting and special as I jetted off to Milan for Salone del Mobile design week.  Salone is where the world’s most prestigious furniture designers and brands gather to showcase their new products and it’s the chance to see all the latest trends in furniture and design…. So it is a…

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The 5 best outcomes of working with an Interior Designer

Working with an Interior Designer, McMillan Design

We might be biased, but working with an Interior Designer is a fabulous way to help manage your renovation or decoration project and reduce the stress and overwhelm that is common when renovating! This is especially true if you don’t have the time (or desire) to do it on your own or if the idea…

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Our top 6 design tips to create your dream kitchen.

White kitchen design, create your dream kitchen

Notice how most people gravitate towards the kitchen in the home?  Whether it’s for daily meal prep, chatting and debriefing about the day, or entertaining friends and family, there is no doubt, the kitchen is the heart of the home! Take it from us – renovating a kitchen is complex, there is a lot to…

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Your 6 step guide to create a high impact renovation

White kitchen design, high impact design

Deciding to renovate your home is such a big and exciting decision, full of possibilities and creative ideas! But when the decision-making process starts, the renovation planning can become quite overwhelming. Typically, your decisions are split into two criteria… The design elements to make your home highly liveable and enhance your own personal needs and…

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Design Forecast: the top 5 interior design trends for 2023

Bathroom design, design trends, handmade tiles

I love this time of the year and all the renewed energy and optimism that comes with starting fresh for the new year. For me it’s a chance to reflect on what’s been, and to look ahead at what’s to come before we get too caught up in busy schedules and everyday life.   One…

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