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Project Highlights From 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite projects from the year. We are thrilled with the work we’ve completed and the clients we’ve met along the way. Here’s just a snippet of some of our great home transformations!     To view more Retreat Design projects, [...]

Our Expert Advice Interview on the Complete Home Website

Check out the ‘Expert Advice’ interview Complete Home have recently published with our Owner & Director, Steve Johnson. The article covers all bases including the design process, his inspiration & advice for anyone undertaking a new project. Have a read of the full interview here //   Steve Johnson is a Perth-based kitchen, bathroom and laundry [...]

The Arrital ‘Gallery’ Kitchen │Timeless Elegance

For lovers of a traditional kitchen, the Arrital Gallery is the epitome of refined luxury.   Featuring shaker style doors with a classic aesthetic, this kitchen is a perfect alternative to our more modern, streamlined kitchens. The key design element, being the inset frame on the cabinet door, gives this kitchen collection a Hamptons feel [...]

Easy & Delicious Christmas Recipes

GINGERBREAD TRIFLE INGREDIENTS 900ml thickened cream 1 cup (330g) dulce de leche (or other caramel sauce) 250g sour cream 1/3 cup (40g) icing sugar, sifted 800g gingerbread cake (or other bought cake) 90ml marsala or brandy 1½ tsp cinnamon 200g gingerbread biscuits (or gingernut), crumbled METHOD 1. Divide thickened cream evenly between two bowls. Add the [...]

Project Feature: Leederville Renovation

Retreat Design renovated the kitchen of this Leederville home in 2016 for our client who wanted a contemporary looking space. Using Arrital ‘Village’ cabinetry, a Falcon oven with recycled timber railway sleeper and a statement butler’s sink, we achieved a classic looking kitchen that ties in perfectly with the Jarrah floorboards and character features of [...]

Happy Holidays!

Wishing all of our customers & suppliers a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. We thank you for all your support in 2017 and look forward to a great 2018! Retreat Design will be closed from the 23rd December and will re-open on Monday the 8th January.              

Inspiring Storage & Cabinetry Ideas

THE STORAGE SPECIALISTS //   Retreat Design are proud stockists of Italian furniture brand Dall’Agnese which supplies high quality, beautifully designed storage solutions such as TV units and wardrobes. With a unique offering of customisable cabinetry, our designers can create a solution for your home which is tailored to fit the space and storage requirements. There [...]

Our Top Tapware Picks

Choosing the right tapware for your kitchen or bathroom project should be a well thought out decision. The range on offer is extensive and there is a huge difference in price and quality. At Retreat Design, we are proud suppliers of European brands such as Gessi, Zucchetti, Hansgrohe, Armando Vicario and KWC to name a [...]

BEFORE & AFTERS – What a transformation!

There’s nothing more rewarding at the end of a project than looking back on how far you’ve come. Renovating can be messy and time consuming so it’s nice to have a before and after shot to see the wonderful transformation of the space. At Retreat Design we have some great photos to compare our projects [...]
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