Episode 8 – 10 Design Decisions That Made A Big Impact. Listen to This!May 04, 2023
Every renovation project brings many decisions. Want to know the ones we’re glad we made in our most recent projects?
Here are 5 design choices each of us made in recent projects that had a huge impact on the final result.
- Tadelakt built-in bench seat to maximise functionality
- Whether or not to paint the timber trusses, which had an impact on the feel of the space
- Timber bookshelf as a room divider to add storage and create zones without sacrificing natural light
- Triple bunk to take advantage of vertical space
- Antique French limestone kitchen sink as the statement piece
- Built-in bench seating in both the living room and kitchen to create cosy nooks and add visual impact
- Timber windows & doors which cost more and require more maintenance over time, but add a feeling of warmth (Note: We were also intentional about the type of timber we chose – we wanted it to be a sustainably sourced Australian timber, which limited our options. We ended up choosing Blackbutt over Spotted Gum because we liked the more golden colour.)
- Hemp walls as a more sustainable material that also improves air quality and regulates temperature – while also looking beautiful and smelling good too!
- Terrazzo tile flooring as a durable, easy-to-clean and less expensive alternative to polished concrete (Note: We chose Fibonacci Terrazzo tiles in 'Freckle' for the natural, pebbly look.)
- Painting the exterior Accoya timber cladding rather than leaving it raw (Note: We chose Murobond's Murowash in 'Vesuvius'.)
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