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Laminex releases collection of textural, soft forms in neutral tones and woodgrain     by   BUILD

23 May 2022

Diving into the Laminex Collection, CJH Studio was tasked with producing four rooms that captured and showcased their signature warmth and creative joinery...

Property market turning for buyers, says expert     by   BUILD

17 May 2022

A leading buyer’s agent believes that the cooling property market is forcing buyers to rethink their budgets and the amount they want to pay for property purchases...


Shake off the cold with a fire pit     by   BUILD

12 May 2022

We’ve officially hit the time of year where the weather is cold, the rain is endless, and life feels grey and gloomy...


Beaumont Tiles launches first timber and stone look Hybrid Collection     by   BUILD

09 May 2022

Beaumont Tiles has launched a new Hybrid Collection across its store network, as part of its commitment to making renovations accessible and affordable for all homeowners...

The kitchen tap takes centre stage     by   BUILD

05 May 2022

With the kitchen considered the living, beating heart of a home, it’s no surprise that renovating or building a new kitchen will reach record volumes in 2022...

Free best-practice disaster resilient house designs released     by   BUILD

02 May 2022

The Bushfire Building Council of Australia (BBCA) has launched free architectural drawings, specifications and handbooks to make it easier and more affordable for Australians to build sustainable houses resilient to bushfires, floods, storms, heatwaves and cyclones...

QLD home wins HIA’s highest national housing award     by   BUILD

26 April 2022

JW Constructions in Queensland has won the pinnacle award at the 2022 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards, being presented the HIA-CSR Australian Home of the Year award for a skilfully designed home that reveals open-plan living at its best...

Has your deck suffered from the rain? It might be time to reconsider timber decking      by   BUILD

22 April 2022

If the relentless rain has meant that you haven’t had time to tend to your beloved outdoor spaces, from pruning your garden to giving your timber deck some TLC, it might be time to reconsider the materials you are using, says Rod Schiefelbein from Trex...


The ultimate DIY guide to paint preparation     by   BUILD

19 April 2022

The increased amount of time we’ve been spending in our homes has naturally resulted in more wear-and-tear, both inside and out...


Three-to-watch tiling trends for 2022     by   BUILD

12 April 2022

Optimistic shades, emotionally replenishing motifs, and the need to draw inspiration from nature's organic beauty, all aimed at feelgood fun, are set to underpin Australian renovations in 2022...


Aussies do like to be beside the seaside     by   BUILD

08 April 2022

Exclusive new data from one of Australia’s largest residential developers, Stockland, has revealed the nation’s favourite home design and style trend for 2022 as Coastal Hues...


Paint whole rooms with colour to add impact and personality     by   BUILD

05 April 2022

The Easter long weekend is an ideal time for homeowners to bring smaller DIY renovation projects to life, particularly indoor projects such as painting...


Adbri concrete face bricks cement their place in residential architecture     by   BUILD

01 April 2022

Perhaps it’s the sleek modern look or a nod to the memories of Australia’s brick architectural heritage but contemporary brick homes are increasing in popularity, matching the design desires of architects, designers and homeowners alike...


BuildHer Collective gets seven stars for sustainability     by   BUILD

29 March 2022

A community collaboration residential building project in Fairfield, Melbourne, keeps sustainability front and centre as a priority and is a stunning example of collaborative community effort...

A luxurious house to come back to     by   BUILD

25 March 2022

Boomerang House is the stunning home of architectural husband and wife team, Hayley and Joe Adsett. Designed to their own brief, functional family living was at the core of each meticulously considered decision...

Capture the flow with REFLEX from Paco Jaanson     by   BUILD

22 March 2022

Renowned Italian architecture, interior and industrial design house, Pierattelli Architetture, have joined forces with IB Rubinetti bathroomware to create the contemporary REFLEX collection...


The smartest bathroom upgrade you can make     by   BUILD

18 March 2022

If you’re thinking about selling your property, the chances are you’ve thought about taking on some renovations before you do. Whilst market trends will likely be the major factor affecting your property market value, it is still worth making improvements to add additional value...

Creating the Contemporary Hamptons look - inside and out     by   BUILD

15 March 2022

There’s a new Hamptons on the Aussie block in 2022. Melding classic Hamptons with Modern Australian design, the new Contemporary Hamptons is an audacious hybrid which catches the eye and sparks conversations...

How to avoid a renovation budget blowout     by   BUILD

07 March 2022

As home renovations and new home constructions surge in 2022, many homeowners are at risk of adding time, cost and stress to the process by failing to meet regulatory standards...

Bathrooms become more thoughtful and the shower takes centre stage     by   BUILD

04 March 2022

2022 will be a time of simplicity and naturalness. The focus for the bathroom, more than any other room in the home, will incorporate the key trends of wellness and self-care, with an emphasis on the importance of creating harmony...