Design & Renovate Seminars

The Design Renovate Decorate seminar series is your destination for all the latest renovating and home improvement trends, ideas, tips & advice. Listen to expert speakers share their experiences, industry knowledge and know-how to give you the inspiration, ideas and knowledge to complete your next project.

 

See the seminar topics covered in the recent 2017 Christchurch Home Show below to give you an idea of what you can expect:

 

Making the Most of Your Outdoor Spaces

PATRICK WRAY – LIFESTYLE LANDSCAPE SOLUTIONS

Landscape design and layout trends & tips; dealing with typical design issues such as shady areas, wind and surface water; and appropriate plant selection.

 

Kitchen Renovation – Inspiration to Installation

PAUL COLLINS – KITCHEN STUDIO

The kitchen renovation project is one of the most disruptive improvement projects you will undertake in your lifetime.  This seminar has been developed to guide you through the key decisions that you will be asked to make at all stages of the project from ‘Inspiration to Installation’.

 

Colour Trends

BECCA LONG – RESENE

Learn about the new, the fun, and the frivolous in the colour world.

 

Interior Design – Trends, Tips & Advice

ESTHER HARRIS – EMBELLISH DESIGN LTD

Creating a new home, whether it be existing or new, is very daunting. Follow these steps and your journey to creation will be a more relaxed and exciting one. Areas covered include: exterior, kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, colours, window treatments and accessories.

 

Colour Confidence

BECCA LONG – RESENE

Professional colour secrets that will help you get the best results.

 

Solar Energy Automation and Heat Pump Integration in your home

STEPHEN TUCKER – AIR CON NZ LTD

Solar and Heat Pump systems can save you $000’s. Find out how you can integrate these into your home, and the benefits of ventilation and heat recovery.

 

 

Seminar Speaker Profiles:

Becca Long

Resene

Colour Trends and New Styles. What is hot and what is not in the Trend forecast for 2017-2018. Learn about the new, the fun and the frivolous in the colour world and whether it means the end of your favourite neutrals.

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Patrick Wray

Lifestyle Landscaping Solutions

Patrick graduated from Lincoln University in 2004 with a bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) with honours and started Lifestyle Landscape Solutions in 2005. He has been designing and constructing landscapes within the greater Canterbury region since. Lifestyle Landscape Solutions offers landscape architecture and design with a difference. Expertise lies in the design and construction of both small and large, residential and commercial projects.

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Paul Collins

Kitchen Studio

Paul and wife Karen, owners of Kitchen Studio, love meeting and working with their clients and helping them transform their kitchen space and with it, often their lifestyles. The kitchen renovation project is one of the most disruptive improvement projects you will undertake in your lifetime. This seminar has been developed to guide you through the key decisions that you will be asked to make at all stages of the project from “Inspiration to Installation”.

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Esther Harris

Embellish Design Ltd

With many clients over the years of all different styles, budgets and needs, I still like to offer the client their own design – not mine. Having the experience in the paint industry, joinery design and manufacturing, building industry and tutoring interior design and architecture gives my clients professional knowledgeable advice that they can depend on.

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