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By January 16, 2020

I often get a phone call from new clients to say that they have an existing dining room or study or space bedroom that they would like to repurpose. This is always a great idea and also far more cost effective than extending or moving house. Turning a front lounge room into a home office


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By November 26, 2019

Kitchens – The Heart Beat of The Home As we have all experienced, The Kitchen has a very big attraction in bringing everyone together. It doesn’t matter whether you are living alone in a small household or cooking for a large family regularly. We all require the kitchen to be both functional and well laid


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Alfresco Area and Outdoor Kitchen
By November 21, 2019

Design Your Perfect Alfresco Area and Outdoor Kitchen The alfresco area and outdoor kitchen is a very popular and valuable addition to the home. It allow for us to relax in a protected environment. Furthermore, it provides the opportunity for a second kitchen and dining area. Our lives these days are so busy that we


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Melbourne Interior Designer Jane Gorman French Provincial Residence
By June 11, 2018

A walk in wardrobe has always been seen as the ultimate luxury for those who could afford to design and build one. However, this myth has been busted by Melbourne based Interior Designer and Decorator Jane Gorman (a.k.a. me!), as I have been offering my clients a unique, yet cost effective way of designing the


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By April 27, 2018

Melbourne is known for it’s very warm summers and very cold winters. Being able to use your space all year around and not be governed by the weather is important when designing. Having been an interior designer and decorator for over 35 years, I have understood the importance of designing practical spaces for Melbourne’s climate.¬†I


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By March 27, 2018

Australia is well known for its outdoor alfresco area dining experience, none more so than in Melbourne. Virtually most homes have some sort of outdoor dining or decking area. What I have found in my travels and especially in Canada where their summer, surprisingly, is very similar to Melbourne’s is that lack of forward thinking


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By March 27, 2018

Many of my clients in Melbourne have come to me with elaborate garden design ideas that when practically thought out, would cost them a small fortune to build and then maintain. A common misconception in the interior design and decoration industry is that interior designing or interior decorating focuses just on the interiors of a


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By September 15, 2017

Karsten towels coming soon! Luxurious and unique designs that were previously only available overseas, have finally reached Australian shores! Karsten towels are renown for their quality and elegance which provide a practical yet glamorous experience for everyone to enjoy. Jane discovered Karsten towels on her travels overseas. Within the current Australian market for towels, nothing


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