Black Book Diaries, Interior Design, Latest News, Renovation /

Interior Design: Black Book Listings - Home wares, Designers, Children's Interiors What a week its been here at The Design Library AU with a new computer system in our office we have had high expectations with very fast systems and amazingly crisp images! Well it didn't happen still we are moving old content over to the new computer and having to go backward and forward between, but we will get there. On the directory this week we added home wares, blankets, throws, garden designers, interior designers, furniture specialist, children's interiors suppliers and rugs. Again our listings come from Interior Designers Black Books. They...

General, Interior Design, Latest News, Life In Style, Renovation /

By Melinda McQueen - Melinda McQueen Design Interior Design Tools: 5 Tips Why You Need The Humble Notebook The Humble Notebook as an interior design tool would definitely be called old school, especially in this Hi Tech World we live in. It’s the humble notebook, but don’t underestimate the power of spending time cutting & pasting styles & pictures you like. In fact it can be addicting, much like Pinterest, but the notebook is a hard copy you can go back and revisit later. I can remember our design lecturer stating that the notebook is a perfect extension of your brain & memory...

General, Latest News, Popular Posts, Renovation /

Home Renovation Ideas – Where To Start? You have a fabulous new renovation to begin, your excited with the prospect of creating a new space, but where do you start? Renovating can be fun, but don’t be surprised if you find it very testing at times. Even with the best planning you can come unstuck; there will be “stuff” that just comes up that you will have to deal with. People will let you down and time frames will be pushed out. Budgets will be blown if you deviate from the original plan or find an item that you must absolutely have. Relationships can...

#designfabulous, Instavideos, Interior Design, Interiors Accessories, Latest News /

At the Design Library AU we just love Instagram. If you're in the interior design world then you're on Instagram and if you're not in the industry but you're looking for Australian products, creative designers, interior stylist and just amazing design content then do yourself a favour and try searching within Instagram. It's exciting and a real visual feast - it is worth the many hours I spend on it.xx Have a look at what we posted and reposted in the month of May - Artwork, Furniture, Architecture, Stairs, Living Rooms, Bathrooms, Windows, Fireplaces, Cushions, Bedding & more in 24 sec! The Design...

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By Clive Smith - Budget Self Pack Containers Moving House? Don't Get Stung by an Overpriced Removalist Moving house can be an incredibly stressful and draining experience. You need to spend a lot of time preparing and even then, you can get caught out by companies that damage furniture, over charge or otherwise ruin your experience. Even if you get a great removalist, if you choose the wrong service it can make life really difficult. It’s important to minimise that risk as much as you can - research is the key. Types of Removalists Truck Hire The cheapest option also comes with the most work. You’ll need...

General, Interior Design, Interior Design Magazines, Interiors Accessories, Latest News, Within The Pages /

Interior Design Magazines: Within The Pages of Belle June/July 2015 It's always exciting to look through Belle magazine, its style is always classic and elegant with a touch of modern thrown in. There are many products I love and I'm even drawn to the advertisements that are smoothly added through out! Nice to see. There are items that go on my wish list as Belle is definitely luxe shopping and this month does not disappoint, The best of 2015 Interior Design Awards winners revealed, Milano finds from Milan Design Week with lots of great ideas for my next renovation of a classic...

#designfabulous, General, Interior Design, Latest News, Weekend Dreaming /

Weekend Dreaming - Limited Edition Artwork From ArtGoat - Affordable Contemporary Art Prints Have you ever wanted to buy unique pieces of artwork and didn't know where to go? Looking for something different that you haven't seen before to put on your home or office walls? Well you must check out ArtGoat a new online website filled with unique pieces of artwork selected by two guys from Melbourne and a bunch of artists around Australia. Artwork By Natasha Dearden After receiving their media release we wanted to know a little more - Who is behind ArtGoat?  ArtGoat was founded in 2015 by two guys named Matt Londt...

Black Book Diaries, Interior Design, Latest News, Renovation, Timber Flooring /

Interior Design: Black Book Listings - Outdoor Furniture, Timber, Homewares, Building Reference Heres is another list of great quality interior design online websites we've added to our directory. We've added beautiful outdoor furniture sites, amazing reclaimed timber suppliers, homewares, glass balustrades and shower screen companies, a comprehensive building quoting and advice resource you just have to see, furniture, bedding, online design news and industry associations. Again our listings come from Interior Designers Black Books. They can be small or large businesses all offering their own unique spin on the world of interior design, architecture, home improvements and renovation. You must click-through the links to...

General, Interior Design, Latest News, Lighting, Popular Posts, Renovation, Renovation Tips /

By Vicki Brereton - Decor Interior Style 5 Easy and Effective Projects To Increase Your Home’s Value Home renovation “reality” shows like The Block reveal just how much money can be made from a full-on property renovation. As a home renovator, you know that a well-thought-out overhaul of your property can have a massive impact on its value. But of course a big renovation project comes with big costs. Even less ambitious projects – like renovating your kitchen or bathroom – can cost anywhere from $10,000 up to $30,000. However there are a few simple and inexpensive changes you can make now to your...

General, Interior Design, Interior Design Magazines, Interiors Accessories, Latest News, Lighting, Within The Pages /

Interior Design Magazines: Within The Pages of Home Beautiful June 2015 From several wallpapers, Tom Dixon Lighting, wash basins to furniture, we love them all. A list of our 6 favourite products from WithIn The Pages of this months magazine, click-through and check them out - design at its best. NLXL Wallpaper - PNO-08  Addiction by Paola Navone NLXL Wallpaper - PNO - 06 Addiction by Paola Navone Tom Dixon Melt Lighting in Chrome Copper & Gold [one_third][/one_third] [one_third][/one_third] [one_third_last][/one_third_last] Tom Dixon Melt Lighting Ext by Norm Architects - Gus wash basin Colour Nero These Walls wallpaper - Atlas wallpaper in Overcast These Walls wallpaper - Scallop Dots in Rust Artifort Butterfly Lounge...

Interior Design, Kitchen Designs, Latest News, Renovation, Start Here, Weekend Dreaming /

Kitchen Designs: Standout White Modern Kitchen Inspirations Nothing says modern and clean like a sleek white kitchen. Look through our selection of kitchen design inspiration. #designfabulous standout white modern kitchen inspirations Cut Paw Paw, Seddon - Andrew Maynard Architects. Images via Archilovers  The Envelope House by William Tozer Architects. Image via Architects Today Igloo House, Gdynia, 2013. Image via Archilovers Cottesloe - Barwon Head Residence by Altereco Design Image via Altereco Design Commercial fit out of Evans & Partners by Bates Smart Image via Bates Smart Courtyard House in Melbourne by Carr Design Group Image via Carr Design Group House by the sea by Architect Eduardo Villa Image via Villa and Villa Bellevue Hill house #pantry by Decus...

Black Book Diaries, General, Interior Design, Latest News, Renovation /

Interior Design: Black Book Listings - Children's Interiors, Artwork, Landscaping, Homewares & Bedding Have a look through this weeks quality interior design online websites we've added to our directory. We've added online artwork websites, children's interiors sites, stone, designer homes, timber flooring, landscaping businesses, bedding, decorative surfaces and great design stuff e-commerce sites. Again our listings come from Interior Designers Black Books. They can be small or large businesses all offering their own unique spin on the world of interior design, architecture, home improvements and renovation. You must click-through the links to check out the great businesses and what they offer. This week we added...

General, Interior Design, Interior Design Magazines, Latest News /

Interior Design Magazines: Within the Pages of June Real Living 2015 As we come into colder months in Australia rich dark tones in interiors come into play, cosy spaces and textures play beautifully together. This months magazine has a great collection of quilts and covers and a write-up on flooring solutions. Have a look through my 8 favourites I found WithIn The Pages of this months Real Living June 2015. If you like them let me know in the comments below.   These Walls - Hand painted Midnight Jade Cushion Oblica Suspended Fireplace for designer warmth Major Minor Sydney Gun Grey Quilt Cover Barnaby Lane - Smith...

Black Book Diaries, General, Interior Design, Latest News, Renovation /

Interior Design: Black Book Listings By The Design Library AU In search of all the quality interior design online websites we have added new listings to our directory and there are many, check out our latest finds. Our listings come from Interior Designers Black Books. They can be small or large businesses all offering their own unique spin on the world of interior design, architecture, home improvements and renovation. Have a look and click-through the links to check out the great businesses and what they offer. This week we added - Sparkk Shop designs and digitally prints drapery and upholstery fabrics and wallcoverings for residential...

Interior Design, Interior Design Magazines, Latest News, Within The Pages /

Interior Design Magazines: Within the Pages of May/June 2015 Vogue Living is elegance and iconic style. Yet again a lovely collection of classic design and world-wide new information of products from everywhere, including the best from Paris Maison & Object 2015. Have a look through my 6 favourites I found WithIn The Pages of this months Vogue Living May/June 2015. If you like them let me know in the comments below.   Robyn Cosgrove Rugs Living Edge Crosshatch Chair Buster + Punch - Buster Bulb Caesarstone - Classico - Raw Concrete Articolo Architectural Lighting Ici pendants WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE ITEM? Let me know in the comments below! All images via...

DL Fav, Featured Posts, General, Interior Design, Latest News, Popular Posts, Popular Posts - Start Here, Start Here, Weekend Dreaming /

Interior Design: Weekend Dreaming 22 Amazing Relaxing Spaces With mother's day today the idea of relaxing is top of mind. A quite day would be lovely. Here's 22 relaxing spaces to think about. Cultiver - Linen Bedding She Sheds - Brit + Co - via Kust.nu Relaxing time in the bath - bath caddy The perfect hammock with tea lights Cape Town, South Africa The Perfect Chair - Egg Armchair One of several private pools at Como Shambhala Estate Bali Palm Beach Collection Candles With a special friend -Larimar Punta Cana Horizontal Shower Design Coffee and the internet - ideas time Bathroom design with separate sauna & shower Lazy about in a hammock - VT Wonen Six...

General, Latest News, Outdoor Spaces, Renovation, Renovation Tips /

By Ricky Hee Fencemakers Increase the Resale Value of Your Home with Curb Appeal To put it simply, curb appeal is that “wow” factor your home gets from the street looking in. The outside appearance of your home and yard can do a lot for the overall impression. It can add a significant amount of potential value to offers coming your way. And it definitely will help you get more attention from prospective buyers. It’s Proven: Curb Appeal Matters to Buyers Home research firm Zillow conducted a survey in 2014 asking people what the biggest home improvement items should be for sellers. Can you...

Interior Design, Interior Design Magazines, Latest News, Lighting, Within The Pages /

Interior Design Magazines: Within the Pages of June 2015 Australian House & Garden is an interesting collection of furniture, wallpaper, art, cushions, bathroom fittings and building materials. With several magazines on my desk today to choose from I have chosen a magazine I don't normally buy but the image on the front cover grabbed my attention with the amazing dinning table, green pendant lights and the black kitchen behind it. Australian House and Garden this month is worth a look. Have a look through my 9 favourites I found WithIn The Pages of this months Australian House & Garden June 2015.  If...

Weekend Dreaming /

At Design Library AU we love Pinterest and these are our 6 Pins of the Week. If you love them as much as we do Pin them!   A stair case with timber treads and white rails A collection of winter looks via The Home.com.au White kitchen via the interiorcollective.com Sunnylands centre and Gardens via archdaily.com Open air living by SAOTA Architects via Just The Design White kitchen with marble bench top via The Design Chaser   Come and join us over at Pinterest Enjoy!...

Bathroom Ideas, Interior Design, Latest News, Renovation /

Bathroom Ideas: 12 Amazing Bath Tubs to Relax In. As the weather starts to get cold in Sydney and the rain and hail seem to happen everyday I'm dreaming on the bath that one day will go into my ensuite! When I designed my current bathroom I made the decision that we wouldn't have a bath as it takes up too much space and I would eventually put one in the master bathroom. That was three years ago and the next level on my house hasn't happened but I keep dreaming of the bath I will put in, how I want it...

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