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Factoring in the sun

When we think about sunshine and sustainability we generally think of solar power. Harnessing this abundant resource may have positive impacts on our energy bills and planet but, like our bodies, we need to consider the impacts of the sun on the life-span of our homes and furniture. Before we delve into the slip, slop,…

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TILT May eMag: Happy Mother’s Day!

Before we all head to the polls at the next Federal election, Australian households will turn their minds to mums as we celebrate Mother’s Day on 12 May. While the Mother’s Day that we celebrate on the second Sunday in May is a fairly recent development, the basic idea goes back to ancient mythology. The…

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Fabulous & fun wallpaper: welcome back!

Narissa, Riviera and Azari. Whilst you could be forgiven for mistaking these as the latest in celebrity baby names, what we are actually talking about is wallpaper designs. Think wallpaper and you may experience flashbacks to your grandparent’s home back in the 70’s and 80’s. Are you wincing at the memory of that psychedelic, geometric…

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The evolution of the home office

The home office is becoming an important inclusion to the residential landscape due to the rapidly growing self-employed and the flexible workforce blurring the lines between the home and the workspace. Over the past few years, commercial office design has leant heavily on the design influence of the home. Working spaces have become more casual,…

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Welcome to the world of online sourcing

How to find a tradie  You have just discovered your toilet is leaking, the kitchen tap needs fixing, the backyard decking needs a revamp or perhaps it’s time to put up that new carport?  Oh, and those trees needs some serious trimming while we are at it! Until not so long ago other than asking…

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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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