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.

 

Daily Timetable (from Christchurch Home Show, March 2018):

10.30am

LANDSCAPING 101 – HOW TO CREATE YOUR PERFECT BACKYARD SPACE

Let Karl walk you through the design to construction process of creating practical, creative and personalised landscaping solutions that complement a range of spaces. Karl will offer tips, expert advice, trends and great ideas for functional and stylish outdoor spaces.

Karl Odell – One Square Rate Landscaping

 

11.00am

COLOUR TRENDS

Learn about the new, the fun and the frivolous in the colour world and how to bring the right colours into your home.

Resene Colour Consultant

 

11.30am

STEP-BY-STEP DESIGN GUIDE TO RENOVATING OR BUILDING YOUR HOME

See the latest trends and ideas for improving the look of your home. Follow these simple steps to ensure a more relaxed and exciting home design project. Areas covered include: bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, window treatments, colours and more.

Esther Harris – Embellish Design Ltd

 

12.30pm

PROFESSIONAL COLOUR SECRETS

Learn the professional secrets that will help you get the best results for you and your home.

Resene Colour Consultant

 

1.00pm

KITCHEN RENOVATION – STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO THE PROCESS & TRENDS TO CONSIDER

Let Paul guide you through the key decisions that you will be asked during your kitchen renovation project to ensure an effective transition from ‘inspiration’ to ‘installation’.

Paul Collins – Kitchen Studio

 

1.30pm

STEP-BY-STEP DESIGN GUIDE TO RENOVATING OR BUILDING YOUR HOME

See the latest trends and ideas for improving the look of your home. Follow these simple steps to ensure a more relaxed and exciting home design project. Areas covered include: bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, window treatments, colours and more.

Esther Harris – Embellish Design Ltd

2.30pm

UNDERFLOOR HEATING FACTS AND MYTHS

All you ever wanted to know about underfloor heating but were afraid to ask. John shares his knowledge, experience and passion for the benefit of all new home builders where heating and insulation is essential for comfort during the colder months.

John Kipping – ecoMASTER

 

  • Please note, seminar topics and time may be subject to change

Expert speakers:

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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Karl Odell

One Square Rate

I have been involved in the Canterbury landscape industry for the past 13 years, specialising in new home landscape design and construction. Landscaping is an essential part of a new home build and truly enhances the enjoyment of living in a new home. Combining what I learnt completing a degree in landscape architecture with hands on construction experience I enjoy being able to turn a client brief into concept through to completion of the construction.

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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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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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John Kipping

ecoMASTER

ecoMASTER believes every new home should benefit from in-slab underfloor heating. The Directors of ecoMASTER both come from the Northern Hemisphere where heating and insulation is essential for comfort during the cold winter periods. They bring their knowledge, experience and passion for the benefit of all new home builders in New Zealand.

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