Design Ideas

6 Year Review – Floreat Renovation

As part of a new blog series we will be revisiting some of our previous projects to get a feel for how our clients have settled in to their spaces and what their thoughts are a few years on from project completion. This month we are featuring this impressive Floreat project we completed 6 yrs [...]

New Showroom Taking Shape

Renovation works have begun at our new showroom and we are pleased to see great progress made in less than a week. With exciting plans for a much larger and accessible showoom, our trades have been busy completing demo, construction of internal walls, reconfiguring windows and stripping the interior to allow for our new kitchen [...]

The Scullery – The unsung hero of the kitchen

A scullery or butler’s pantry is now more common than ever in our new kitchen designs. The unsung hero of the kitchen space, a scullery is traditionally a second, smaller room off the kitchen in which to hide dishes, a sink and pantry items that you wish to keep out of view and away from [...]

How The HomeBuilder Grant Can Assist You

Thinking of renovating? Long dreamt of a new kitchen, bathroom or full home renovation? Then the Government’s HomeBuilder grant of $25,000 may be an incentive to act now. Working with established builders, Retreat Design regularly undertakes large scale projects for new builds and full home renovations that are substantial enough to qualify for the $25,000 [...]

Retreat Design Is Moving

Exciting news from Retreat Design… After 13 years in our Subiaco location we are on the move! We can’t wait to relocate to a bigger and brighter showroom at 156 Onslow Rd Shenton Park. As of 1st June, our Hay St Subiaco showroom will be closing as we pack up and get organised for the [...]

Rethinking Our Homes Post Covid

If 2020 has taught us anything it’s that our home is our sanctuary and a place where we hope to be safe and comforted from the outside world. With this new way of living, it has us wondering how we will ‘rethink home design’ in the future. The team at Retreat Design has certainly seen [...]

Renovate or Relocate in 2020?

After an initial positive start to 2020, Australia has been hit with the COVID-19 bombshell and everything that comes along with it. Fear, uncertainty, a diving property market and of course, much more time spent at home. According to ABC’s 7.30 report “Analysts say property prices could fall between 15 and 30 per cent”. Plans [...]

5 Year Review – West Leederville Renovation

As part of a new blog series we will be revisiting some of our previous projects to get a feel for how our clients have settled in to their spaces and what their thoughts are a few years on from project completion. First up, we are featuring this lovely West Leederville project we completed close [...]

Showroom Open For Business

As of Monday 4th May 2020, the Retreat Design showroom will be back open for business from 9.30am – 5pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays. Due to the nature of our business, you can be rest assured there is low foot traffic and we will be adhering to social distancing and best hygiene practices as [...]
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