Inspiration and design insights… inside my travel diary to Milan 2024!

Inspiration and design insights… inside my travel diary to Milan 2024! A trip to the capital of design – Milan – is always bound to ignite the senses, and mine to Milan Design Week and Salone de Mobile did not disappoint. Arriving in the city early on Saturday morning we ventured straight out for coffee […]

Our decorating tips to create a cosy warm home this Autumn Winter!

Autumn winter decorating, discover your design style.

Our decorating tips to create a cosy warm home this Autumn Winter! Now that daylight savings is well and truly over and the nights are cooling down, it’s time to create a cosy warm home to retreat to in the cooler Autumn/Winter months. I absolutely love Autumn, and think there is something very special about […]

How to discover your design style and love it!

Dining room design

Are you starting to plan your home renovation or decoration project and a bit lost trying to discover your design style?  Well, you’ve come to the right place!! As you start exploring different styles, we know it’s easy to become quickly overwhelmed…. just a quick flick through Pinterest or Instagram can easily send you into […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 of overseeing […]

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 […]