Category: DESIGN

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6 Tips to a Successful Kitchen Makeover

If you’re tired of your tired old kitchen – whether it be in your “forever home” or for re-sale/tennancy purposes, here are our expert tips to give your old kitchen a fresh new “Designer Look”! 

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Thin is IN

Over the years thicker, more substantial bench tops have dominated the kitchen design style files, but it’s time for them to move over to make room for a range of THINNER benchtop styles! With recent advancement in technologies, stone tops are now available in a range of options … Engineered surfaces from Caesarstone and Silestone offer a range of 12 and 13mm colours that … Read More Thin is IN

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Mad About Marble

In case you haven’t worked it out yet, I’m a BIG fan of Natural Stone – and educating people about its use in their homes, and I hope you enjoy today’s offering, “Mad About Marble”.

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Granite – What’s in a Name?

I read a really interesting article recently about Granite…what it really IS, and is NOT! Written by Karin Kirk (a Geologist) for the Use Natural Stone website  I thought I’d share it with you here. This lady not only knows her rocks, but she writes in a fun and interesting way as well.

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Compact Surfaces ~ Sintered Stone & Porcelain

Continuing on from my last article, “Not all Stones are Created Equal”, today I wanted to talk about some new stone surfaces that are now available here in Australia. These are the “new kids on the block” in benchtop materials. At the time of writing, there are two (2) main players of large format Sintered Stone in Australia (Neolith and Dekton). These high-density, low-porosity … Read More Compact Surfaces ~ Sintered Stone & Porcelain

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Not all Stones are Created Equal ~ an Experts Guide to Stone Benchtops

Renovating a kitchen (or bathroom) can be many things – exciting, satisfying AND for many, it can be a little daunting and confusing with so many selections and decisions to be made. Whether it be a kitchen, bathroom, laundry or other space in the home (or office), stone benchtops are a great option, and that’s why we’ve written this article… In today’s market there are … Read More Not all Stones are Created Equal ~ an Experts Guide to Stone Benchtops