Sustainable spaces: what makes a sustainable kitchen?
Sustainable kitchens are now gaining momentum as a viable design option for renovators and home builders alike. But what exactly is a sustainable kitchen and why is it important to think sustainably before your next kitchen project?
Beautiful boutique: bathroom collections
These boutique collections of cabinetry and accessories will bring some class and style to your bathroom
Weatherboard cottage turned open-plan family homes
Sustainable design principles and impressive design practices combine to create an idyllic living environment for this growing family.
Trend alert: Natural materials
Get the naturally casual look with beautiful pieces designed for calm relaxation
Home idea: Off-the-grid
Don’t let distance put your dream home on hold. Overcome the challenges of building in remote regions with a bit of preparation and planning
Crisp and clean: kitchen design
Recycled timber is not just a for a great building but adds unique personality to a kitchen design
Grand Designs Australia: Living off the land
This pavilion-style house encompasses multiple spaces that join together to make a home
We love... Recycled Interiors
For many designers, creating a blog and social presence is the golden ticket to turning a passion into a full-time career. And that’s exactly what happened to wellbeing and design aficionado Helen Edwards
Grand Designs UK: Idyllic and super-eco home
Idyllic plot? Check. Innovative design? Check. Super-eco credentials? Check. Natasha Cargill’s Norfolk home ticks all the right boxes — just...
Cooling and ventilation: Louvre windows
Natural cool breezes and cross ventilation throughout a building is the most essential component of passive and energy efficient design
Innovation, inspiration and aspiration... The Green Interior Awards have it all!
Interior designers and architects around the world, who are passionate about creating healthy spaces for their clients, deserve to be recognised and rewarded. So do the manufacturers who design products that respect us and our environment. This is why Australian Living has created the International Green Interior Awards program in partnership with Universal Magazines.
Grand Designs Australia: Foxground pavilion
This gentle pavilion-style building is a tale of sheer tenacity for its owner-builders, who now have a “perfectly imperfect” home
Au naturel: Eco homewares
These unique and beautiful designs are created with passion for sustainable living
Grand Designs Australia: Cubomania Creation
A commitment to sustainability led these homeowners to adapt and reuse parts of their existing Victorian heritage-listed house, which were just too precious to discard
Eco opulence: Sustainable kitchen stunner
Embracing natural and sustainable materials, this kitchen integrates modernity and environmental astuteness perfectly
Trend alert: Beautiful bamboo
You’ll be surprised by the many appealing and versatile forms this naturally renewable grass can take
Heated towel racks: Keeping green in the bathroom
Heated towel racks have taken off in the past few years - they help dry your towels, which in turn keeps your bathroom safe from germs and bacteria. And nothing feels better than a warm fluffy towel. But how energy efficient are they? Experts in the industry, Avenir, give us a quick overview
Food waste disposers: Environmental benefits
InSinkErator® food waste disposers have been providing an environmentally conscious alternative to landfill for over 75 years