SMARTER HOME.
SIMPLIFIED LIVING.

13. Holistic Architecture and Going Beyond Buildings, with Nat Cheshire

13. Holistic Architecture and Going Beyond Buildings, with Nat Cheshire

What is architecture? It’s easy to think of it as a clearly defined profession. But at the cutting-edge, architecture goes far beyond what we traditionally see as the role of an architect. In fact, it goes far beyond buildings, as Nat Cheshire and the team at Cheshire Architects are proving.  Spaces. They influence every part […]

Read more
12. Natalie Stevens on Building Your Ideal Home and Getting The Most From Your Building Buck

12. Natalie Stevens on Building Your Ideal Home and Getting The Most From Your Building Buck

Knowledge is power. That’s particularly true when it comes to building your own home. When there are so many things to consider, and so much money at stake, it’s easy to get lost in the process. But a little expert knowledge can make it a whole lot easier. Spaces. They influence every part of our […]

Read more
11. The Home Design Process: How to Balance Your Wants, Needs and Budget, with Adam Hobill

11. The Home Design Process: How to Balance Your Wants, Needs and Budget, with Adam Hobill

For anyone renovating or building a new home, what we want, what we need and our budget can often be competing forces. This can make the design process unnecessarily difficult and the outcome less than ideal. However, by approaching the design process the right way, you can get both what you want and need in […]

Read more
10. Using Building Biology to Create Healthier Homes and Workplaces, with Bronwyn Bennett

10. Using Building Biology to Create Healthier Homes and Workplaces, with Bronwyn Bennett

Think about how much time you spend indoors, in a day, in a week, in a year. For many of us it’s a big chunk of our lives. Yet, how much thought do we give to how the built spaces we live and work in affect our health? Answer: probably not as much as we […]

Read more
09. Interior Design: Why Function is as Important as Fixtures and Furniture, with Michelle Astudillo

09. Interior Design: Why Function is as Important as Fixtures and Furniture, with Michelle Astudillo

The simplistic view of interior design is that it’s all about what a place looks like. But in reality, interior design plays a much bigger role in how a home flows, how it functions effectively, and how our spaces work for us as people. Spaces. They influence every part of our lives – our health, […]

Read more
08. Shannon Vos on Winning The Block, the Role of Interior Design and Why Function Beats Frills

08. Shannon Vos on Winning The Block, the Role of Interior Design and Why Function Beats Frills

Interior design doesn’t exist in a vacuum. That’s why, when it comes to great design, balancing form and function is at the core of creating spaces that work for the people who inhabit them. After all, what is design all about? Spaces. They influence every part of our lives – our health, wealth and happiness. […]

Read more
07. What’s Hot in Smart Home Tech and Why It’s Sometimes No Tech, with Jonathan Krywicki

07. What’s Hot in Smart Home Tech and Why It’s Sometimes No Tech, with Jonathan Krywicki

The best smart home technology should be simple, robust, future-proof and non-invasive. So, are current smart home tech options up to the challenge, how is it changing, and how can we make the most effective use of it in our homes? Spaces. They influence every part of our lives – our health, wealth and happiness. […]

Read more
06. Renovation Special: Sam’s Advice for Newby Emma on Getting Started Right

06. Renovation Special: Sam’s Advice for Newby Emma on Getting Started Right

Thinking of renovating? Just because you saw it on The Block doesn’t mean it’s going to be easy. Experienced renovators will tell you it’s inevitably more expensive and more stressful than you think. However some expert advice at the start will save you a lot of time, money and heartache. Spaces. They influence every part […]

Read more