BUILD NEWS - Feb 2023

BUILD is the complete, trusted and independent online authority on building and renovation for Australians. BUILD aims to answer all of your questions about building and renovation – even those you didn’t know you should ask!

Light, bright and airy with Luxaflex     by   BUILD

28 February 2023

Lightening and brightening a dark and dated 1980s home was the overarching brief behind the most recent renovation by The Block 2019 favourites, Deb and Andy Saunders of DNA of Design...

A 1970s home is reimagined with a nod to Japanese architecture     by   BUILD

22 February 2023

The challenge was tough: to take a classic 1970’s Australian home in a semi-rural area and renovate it to meet the desires of today’s homeowner. Located in the Melbourne suburb of Research, Morelle House is a beautiful home on a large, tranquil block...


Landscaping in 2023 takes on Mediterranean influences     by   BUILD

20 February 2023

With a business grounded in being amongst the first to deliver outdoor design trends, Matt Leacy, creative director and founder of the award winning Landart, shares some of the key outdoor trends for 2023...

Sikata House explores the beauty of imperfection     by   BUILD

17 February 2023

Sikata House, one of three properties designed by The Designory team, sits within a quarter acre corner site in Byron Bay’s coveted golden grid, mirroring the sandy warm tones of the surrounding beaches, clifftops and bushlands...

2023 – the year of the MatchUp     by   BUILD

13 February 2023

Inspired by the colours of some favourite ‘go-to’ options when looking to take a break from all that life is throwing at us, the innovative MatchUp Collection by Florim has been named as Beaumont’s 2023 Tile of the year...


Time after time: the white bathroom is back again     by   BUILD

08 February 2023

Despite the fact that colour finishes and diversified pallets in bathrooms and toilets have been trending, the timeless classic white bathroom is making a resurgence across new builds and renovations alike...