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Arrital AK_Project Kitchen Range

Introducing AK_Project, the streamlined new kitchen collection from Arrital with a greater range of product offerings and standardisation.   The old AK_01, AK_02, AK_03 and AK_06 have been amalgamated and refreshed to offer more variety for our clients to select the perfect function and finish. A completely customised approach to kitchen design, the AK_Project range [...]

Kitchen Benchtop Ideas

As kitchen designers, we have completed countless renovations with a variety of benchtop surfaces. Here we thought we’d give you a simple comparison of the different products available for your next kitchen project //   NATURAL PRODUCTS Marble, Granite or Stone Natural marble is a high end product with a beautiful, one of a kind finish. [...]

Supplier Spotlight: ALTAMAREA BATHROOMS

Altamarea is a boutique bathroom cabinetry manufacturer operating out of Pordenone, Italy and is part of the larger Arrital group of companies.   Founded in the year 2000, Altamarea collaborates with renowned Italian design studios to bring unique, high quality bath furnishings to the international market. Their philosophy is one that cherishes the Italian hand [...]

Why You Should Choose Us Over A Local Cabinet Maker

If you’re in the market for a new kitchen you’re probably busy researching all your options and saving a wish list for your dream design. It can be hard to know which company is the best ‘fit’ for your project. To make your job easier, we have written a few points on what sets Retreat Design apart [...]

Win A $2000 Design Package From Retreat Design

Enter our Facebook Competition for your chance to win a $2000 Design Package from the team at Retreat Design. This exciting prize package includes: 1 x In home consultation 2 x Design meetings with one of our interior designers at our showroom 2 x Material and colour selection meetings at our offsite suppliers 3D Visualisation [...]

How To Design A Functional Laundry

Whilst its not something we generally like to spend money on or much of our time in (for that matter!), the laundry is an essential part of home life. Having completed many different laundries over the years, we have compiled our top tips for creating a functional laundry that will stand the test of time. [...]

Fenix NTM® The Revolutionary Kitchen Material

A versatile new product perfectly suited to cabinetry applications. Available on the AK Series Kitchens by Arrital Cucine.   We are pleased to share with you the images of our recently completed project in Byford using the revolutionary new kitchen material called Fenix NTM®. Arrital Cucine unveiled Fenix NTM® on their kitchens at EuroCucina in Milan a [...]

An Affordable Designer Kitchen

The photos of our recent kitchen project in Melville have just come through and we couldn’t be happier!   Completed in 2016, this project is a wonderful example of how we can achieve a high end finish with a medium sized budget. By using matte white laminate for the majority of the cabinets and the [...]

Australia By Design TV Series

We’re looking forward to seeing The Pocket Claremont featured on the new TV series Australia By Design. Premiering on Network Ten on Saturday July 15th, ABD is Australia’s freshest architectural TV series, showcasing the best architect-designed homes, office spaces and construction spaces. Counting down from 10-1 across the country with all government architects on board [...]
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