Tag Archives: Home Renovation


Tips & Tricks for Bathroom Ventilation

Your bathroom is the wettest room in your home. Steamy showers, flushing toilets, running sinks, and occasional drips all add up to high humidity. And with major moisture comes potential problems: mould and mildew, a funky smell, peeling wallpaper, paint that chips and scratches easily, and even lifting or splitting...

Kitchen Trends You’ll Love in 2019!

Is a gorgeous new kitchen or stylish bespoke joinery on your wishlist for this year? Here’s the hottest trends that Prime Kitchens forecast for 2019: Colours In 2019, we’re seeing a growing interest in kitchens that feature a strong base colour such as white, charcoal, black, navy and blush. Charcoal,...

The Power of One

The best interiors are usually those unafraid to mix and contrast colour, but a new trend has been emerging that is equally as striking.  Layering multiple shades of the same colour in a single room is a look that requires bravery and more than a little taste, but the end...

Scandi Tribe

The tribal design has long been a source of fascination in the world of interiors, with inspiration coming from anywhere between the South American desert to the markets of Morocco. Intricately decorated brass or gold, loads of botanicals or cacti, everything tasseled and bejeweled with pops of colour on patterned...

Natural Ambience

  Using nature-inspired elements in home lighting brings in a touch of the outdoors and adds a textured and warm ambience to an interior.  This Beach Bohemian or the ‘holiday at home’ look is best captured through the use of lighting shades with a focus on natural materials that add...

A Taste of the Trends

If it’s one thing you can be sure of, trends never stand still.  We asked the colour and design experts to give us a taste of what’s trending for 2018/2019. Maximalism Forget minimalism and its constraints. Make a move towards maximalism – one of the hottest styles in interior design....

Luxe for Less

A home that feels expensive pays attention to texture, lighting and feel; is confident in its choices and indulges in items that are not necessarily costly, but exude a rich atmosphere.  These days it is easier than ever to achieve a high-end look in your home for prices within reach....

Marvelous Marble

As a beautiful and natural building material, Marble has been used in home kitchens for generations.  Long associated with luxury, every slab is uniquely patterned by veins of mineral deposits, comes in hundreds of types and a wide variety of natural hues from quarries all over the world. Marble is...

Brilliant bathrooms without breaking the bank

Spring is around the corner, I promise! But if you are saving your pennies for other things, there are plenty of quick refreshes you can do to make your bathroom look luxe for less, no demo necessary… The simplest thing to change the look and feel of your bathroom is...

Black is the new black

Once there was a time when colour choice in bathroom waterware was everywhere; with avocado, shell pink, sunny yellow, dusky brown and baby blue liberally used across matching suites, often complemented by mosaic tiles in similar hues. Then those colours disappeared as stark white became the bathroom staple in basins,...

The Rise of the Floating Vanities

As a bathroom design element, floating vanities are certainly having their time in the sun. Wall mounted and suspended above floor level, they can have a significant impact in both small and large bathrooms by adding a sense of space. With this style of vanity it is better if the...

Wood cabinetry is back in the kitchen

Kitchen cabinets are not just for storage. As the biggest outward facing surface area, those kitchen surfaces are also your best opportunity to make a bold design statement in the home. Seventies kitchen cabinetry had a love affair with wood; usually a honey spice or dark walnut stain, raised panel...