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Tag Archives: kitchen renovation


Getting Steamy with MasterChef’s Josh Catalano

MasterChef’s fishmonger, Josh Catalano, served up two flavoursome dishes at the Home Show using a steam oven. Josh was born into a third-generation fishmonger family. The family business, Catalano Seafood, has served the Perth population fresh fish for almost 50 years. Started in 1969 by his grandfather, Francesco Catalano, who...

5 Cutting-Edge Kitchen Products of 2019

We run through five of the freshest kitchen innovations to grace the Home Show in 2019. Axitech Bench Clover Kitchens Launching exclusively at the Home Show is the Axitech Bench, a breakfast bar that transforms into a dining table. Dining tables are typically reserved for larger homes. However, this clever...

Glenda Roff’s Kitchen Dos and Don’ts

Glenda Roff, from Perth based Character Cabinets and winner of 2017 Best of Houzz Award in Design, filled up seats at The Home Show with her talk on the 'yays' and 'nays' of kitchen design. ❌ Don’t ❌ Rush design 🎨 Even if you are nine months away from renovating, get...

Darren Palmer’s Kitchen Design Fundamentals

We dissect the wisdom of Darren Palmer, star of Channel 9 series The Block, from his design talks at the Home Show. Not many people know that Darren, before the glitz and the glamour, used to be a graphic designer, in spite of his love for home interiors. He believed...

Effective Kitchen Ventilation Design

Kitchen ventilation is the branch of ventilation specialising in the treatment of air from kitchens.  It addresses the problems of grease, smoke and odours not found in most other ventilation systems. The system's fan may be located in the kitchen or in its ducts Having cooked in several kitchens over the years, you learn to appreciate a great...

European Kitchen Design trends in Australia

Current kitchen design trends reflect elements of our natural environment. Verging on being an art form within itself, contemporary design combines traditional with that of the past. And all this is realised within today’s digital technologies. The popularity of eco-trends is enhanced by the beauty of raw, natural textures; bright...

Five tips to help get you into the property market

Australia’s median house price has more than tripled in the past twenty years. With the current national median house price sitting at around $475,000, it’s not getting any easier to get your foot on the property ladder, so here's some advice on how to get a leg up if you’re...

Five tips for renovators

For those looking to personalise, improve or potentially increase the value of their home, and for investors trying to turn a profit or increase rental yields, renovating may be the way to go. Below are some tips on how to negotiate the dollars and cents when looking to improve your...

What Makes Good Kitchen Design?

Having a specialist kitchen designer design your kitchen produces benefits – not just during the process of choosing your kitchen, but for many years to come. A designer will guide you through the process and ensure all aspects are considered and help you make the right choice for each element...

Ideas on combining kitchen finishes

When combining finishes in the kitchen it's necessary to have plenty of options. Kitchen models designed with the choice from of a vast array of finishes carefully selected to compliment each other makes it easy to produce a superior aesthetic result. Whether choosing different finishes in the same colour or...