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House Designs + Drone Landing Pads

Why now is the time you should talk to your architect or building designer! The drone industry is booming. You may not own a drone yourself, but you will no doubt have seen some type of drone video doing the rounds on the internet. A bit of a laugh and perhaps a good present for…

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TILT April eMag: The upside to the downturn

April 2019 TILT edition available here   Much is being said in the media about the sharp downturn of the Sydney and Melbourne property markets, with doom and gloom having a field day when it comes to housing price forecasts. But remember that it really depends on which market you are looking at. Your perspective…

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Colouring our world as we age

Changes to the body are inevitable as we get older, but did you know that many people loose the ability to distinguish colours as they age? The eye structure changes – pupils may decrease in size and respond more slowly to darkness or bright light and the lens becomes yellowed and slightly cloudy. It looks…

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Science, Maths + the Art of Light

More than the heart of your home, your kitchen is the one space where every aspect of life happens. Chatting with friends and family, kids doing homework, organising the details of your life – and of course, cooking your meals. With the right lighting, your kitchen becomes more than just a functional area in your…

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Unpacking the world of display homes

This month we sat down with Jenna Bills, Co-Founder and Director of yourdisplayhomes.com.au to talk about the ins and outs of Display Homes.   Why visit a display home? There are many reasons you would visit a display home and many benefits to be gained from a visit prior to planning your new build. Inspiration…

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Process makes perfect

  Having recently completed the Blade House on the NSW South Coast – Brent Dunn and Katharina Hendel of TAKT | Studio For Architecture talked to HouseLab about re-engaging with the process of collectively creating a dream.   There is no question, the landscape of architectural practice has shifted. The rise of design in popular…

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The big wide world of home + property podcasts

If you are already a fan of podcasts, it will come as no surprise to you to learn that there are over 660,000 different podcast shows available to choose from. That’s about 28 million episodes with content in more than 100 languages! Whether it’s for inspiration, convenience, education or simply fun, there is plenty to…

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TILT | March 2019

More Powerful Together As the world celebrates International Women’s Day on 8 March 2019, we can’t help but reflect on how far we have come, and yet how much still needs to be done to achieve true gender equity. The United Nation Women’s global theme for the 2019 celebrations is “Think equal, build smart, innovate…

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Property Investment Strategy

Which is a better Property Investment Strategy – Negative Gearing or Positive Gearing? By Melinda Jennison, Buyers Agent and Property Investment Advisor at Steamline Property Buyers   There are two main types of property investors, and their different strategies at the time of purchasing an investment, usually results in either negative gearing or positive gearing…

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Boiling it down: The ultimate downsizer kitchen

It is standard practice in Europe that apartments come complete with quality kitchens, and given the increasing popularity in downsizing from the family home to an inner-city apartment, the kitchen is becoming one of the main focal points in design. The scenario is simple and for some familiar – the children have grown up and…

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