Kitchen Buying Guide: Which Benchtop is Right for You?

With so many different types of kitchen benchtops on offer it can be confusing out there.  We’ve outlined the most popular options and their characteristics to help make your selection a breeze. Natural Stone Natural stones such as granite and marble have long been popular options for kitchen benchtops thanks to their beauty, durability and

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Your Essential Guide To Choosing The Right Tiles

As tile continues to evolve at such a fast pace, the importance of knowing what you’re getting is higher than ever.  Italian manufacturers continue to push the boundaries of design resulting in beautiful, innovative product usually developed not only from the latest trends but also with the most recent technology.  Being informed about what your

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Colour Scheme: Modern Rustic

Selecting the perfect colours for your new renovation can be an overwhelming thought especially when the choices out there seem to be endless.  Here to help, we’ve put together a modern colour scheme that combines neutral tones with nature inspired textures and are not only easy to live with but will effortlessly blend in with

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5 Tips for choosing your Kitchen Colour Scheme

The best way to organise your thoughts and make an otherwise overwhelming task both fun and manageable is to start from the floor. Are you having tiles or timber? Concrete or vinyl? Select your floor finish and colour then work your way up from there: cabinetry, benchtop, splashback, overhead cabinets and finally, wall paint. We’ve

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The ‘Smart Kitchen’: How technology has transformed the Modern Home

Advances in technology have created a world of opportunities and creativity in the design industry with the ultimate goal of making our lives easier. Designers are looking at unique ways to apply new technology, new research and new ways of product testing into our homes, especially in the kitchen. We are seeing the positive results

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Kitchen Colour Scheme: Luxuriously Neutral

Creating a sense of tranquillity and harmony, this neutral colour scheme exudes an air of luxury in your home.  Soft cream floor tiles and cabinetry, accented with the warmth of Caesarstone’s ‘Taj Royale’ stone and feature cabinetry in Laminex’s ‘Seasoned Oak’ make for the perfect combination. 1. Floor Tile- Raman ‘Cream’ Code- T35400 2. Main Cabinets-

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Kitchen Lesson: Two Pac versus Laminate

MATERIAL COMPOSITIONThe term Two Pack in this case, refers to a type of painted finish used on kitchen cabinetry. Paint and hardener are combined to create a two-part/two pack solution, which produces the same quality and characteristics of automotive paint. Kitchen Renovation Albert ParkThis Albert Park Kitchen renovation uses Dulux colours ‘Black Spur’ and ‘Mount

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Monochrome Magic

Black and white tiles exude a timeless elegance and have the ability of crossing the lines between contemporary and classic design.  They offer an abundance of versatility and can turn an ordinary space into a standout feature.  When monochromatic is your choice of style the opportunities are endless. Here are some examples where black and

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6 Functional and Beautiful Splashback Ideas

This blog was written by Mary Sauer at Modernize . We thank you for your contribution. A do-it-yourself splashback requires a lot of attention to detail. However, it is a quick project typically requiring no more than a free weekend. In general, this type of project is fairly inexpensive. Even when you choose high-end products, you

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6 Captivating Concrete Look Tiles

It’s hard to beat the sublime look and feel of a concrete tile and the stunning new porcelain collections emerging are as impressive as they are authentic. Full of characteristic tones and markings, concrete tiles exude an irresistible statement of style and cool edgy intent. They demonstrate the perfect balance between timeless and modern design and can

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