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Renovating your home is an opportunity to refresh, expand and renew. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Under the weather
Your location's climate dictates what type or exterior building materials you should use. As one of the most vulnerable parts of your home, you should give your roofing extra consideration.
Diary of a renovation: Week one
Ever wondered what the process of renovating is like for a designer? So did we – so we asked Katie Scott from Stick+Stone Design to tell us about her experience with her own villa renovation
Material advantage
This comprehensive, modernising cottage renovation by Bijl Architect adds bronze accents on the stair rail and balustrade that are picked up in the new kitchen design through cabinet handles and a bro...
In need of a bathroom makeover? Be in to win a helping hand...
Whether it's down to a leaky toilet that just won't stop, a lack of effective lighting or simply a decor that looks like it's stuck firmly in the '70s – many of us would love to give our bathroom a mu...
Colour blocking: A whimsical way to add colour to your interiors
Here's a quick, easy and low-commitment way to refresh your interior spaces.
Getting lit
Well-planned lighting can make a huge difference to the look and feel of your home. This makes it an effective element to switch out when renovating, so why not give it a try?


Landscaping 101: Tips for beginners

From planning to planting, landscaping projects don't have to be as overwhelmingly difficult as they might initially seem. Here we provide some great first steps for first timers

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4 approaches to bathroom basins

Switching out your basin can quickly inject some personality into your bathroom. Don't believe us? Here are some examples

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City warehouse loft conversion with exposed timber structural columns, brickwork
Loft conversion in character heritage building with exposed bricks, Douglas fir columns, timber ceilings, barn doors
Design details in addition complement those in original 1920s home
Tucked beneath the eaves of a new addition to an Arts and Crafts-era house this master bathroom reflects a bold, slightly masculine design approach


Traditional villa gets modern makeover
Traditional home villa renovation by Scarlet Architects features open plan family living area, contemporary kitchen, new pool, bay window
San Francisco row house remodel opens up a loft-style living area
Minimalist rooftop living in San Francisco; remodel with open-plan living area, large deck, sleek contemporary kitchen for serious cooks


Volume 34 No 6
Discover great home, kitchen and bathroom design ideas in the latest issue of Trends.


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