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zoe’s original style

With a passion for character-filled homes, Zoe Ella gets very excited by classic design. The colours, shapes and curves of old-world features appeal to her sense of style. She has turned this love into the craft of ‘Upcycling’, restoring retro furniture and fixtures to houses looking for that recaptured nostalgia. Zoe has been capturing that […]

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The Universal just got more universal!

Great news from the Barn Light design crew: The astoundingly popular Universal shade is now available in sconce form! Yes, the classic angles of our most versatile of lights – ideal for the widest array of applications – just found even more versatility. We love the Universal Wall Light, and it turns out that a […]

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An Interview with Nikki Hobbs of Hobbs Building & Interiors

When & why did you start Hobbs Building (how many invested souls?) and why did you start in the industry. ​Hobbs Building and Interiors was established in 2016, following our relocation to the Scenic Rim, located in the Gold Coast hinterland. We specialise in eco-friendly steel frame construction due to a range of common climatic […]

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Are Barn Lights Dimmable?

Barn Lights are 100% Dimmable Barn Light Australia offers three unique socket/light types, these are configurable options available to you from the product page. Product pages will deliberately limit options based on the product type, if you can’t see it then it is not available. Our Default Offering – Suits a standard Screw Bulb (E27) […]

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A Collected Home with Tarama Hodkinson – A Designer Profile

A Collected Home is an interior design studio based on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, that has grown out of a long term love affair with homes and interiors. Director Tamara Hodkinson has a passion for creating a sense of home and comfort through practical and beautiful interiors and it is evident in every project the studio […]

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Federation Home Lighting & Heritage Colour Schemes

If you’ve ever been interested in renovating in an area with a large number of older styled buildings, you’d have no doubt heard the terms “Heritage Listed”, “Federation Home”, “I can’t develop it!”. Thanks to the work of various persons, bodies, and government agencies, the general public have the opportunity to appreciate the history of […]

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Dulux Electro Discontinued Powders

We’ve recently been made aware that Dulux has discontinued a number of Electro Powdercoat Finishes from November 11th, 2019 (possibly earlier). Despite these powdercoat colours being the ones we truly fell in love with, we’re aware that some designers may have already incorporated these finishes into their architectural or branding portfolios. Where known to us, […]