Design Blog

Project Review │ North Fremantle Residence

Retreat Design completed a full renovation of this apartment located at The Moorings in North Fremantle. With a magnificent view of the Swan River, the client’s brief was to create a contemporary and functional residence which tied in with their current furnishings and classic style. An open plan kitchen with central island bench is the [...]

What is Dekton?

Dekton is the brand name given by Spanish countertop manufacturer Cosentino to their new ultra-dense material used for kitchen, bathroom, and workspace countertops.  Made from a mix of porcelain, glass and minerals, it is an innovative, ultra-compact surface that offers endless design possibilities for outdoor and indoor spaces. The slimline composite material comes in large [...]

Delivery Updates from Retreat Design

With our renovation business booming in 2021, bookings for cabinetry installation have been pushed out until February 2022. Sea freight is  currently taking 8 weeks which means our lead times are approximately 14-16 weeks from order to install. With this in mind, if you are looking to book in a renovation for 2022 now is [...]

Karol Signature Bathroom Collection

Introducing the stunning new ‘Signature’ bathroom collection by our supplier Karol Italia.   Retreat Design is the exclusive distributor of the Karol range of bathrooms in Australia. Stylish, elegant, modern and functional are the hallmarks of this Italian bathroom cabinetry company, with each of the elements in the range flexible in design – enabling a [...]

Integrated Fridges

At Retreat Design we love taking inspiration from European design trends. We believe the way forward is with integrated appliances, which means that clunky-looking fridges, freezers and dishwashers are a thing of the past. With many of the big name appliance brands such as Miele, Sub-Zero, Liebherr, AEG and Siemens now offering integrated options, it’s [...]

Kitchen Cabinetry Door Options

Kitchen cabinetry doors have come along way since the flat panel front with a handle of your choice. The technology has changed so dramatically in the last few years, choosing an emerging door option is a real way to add the wow factor to your new kitchen. At Retreat Design, we are the market leader [...]

Project Review │ City Beach Residence

Completed in 2021, our City Beach project is a great example of how a new kitchen can transform your space into a cohesive living environment whilst staying true to the style and furnishings of the home. The home itself was only built 7 years ago however the kitchen was poorly executed and didn’t reflect the [...]

AK_07 Door Samples Have Arrived

We are super excited to have received our AK_07 door samples from Arrital. This new and highly anticipated range has an integrated handle formed by the unique slanted surface at the top of the door. One of the stand out features of the new AK_07  kitchen design is the door profile. The framed door, made [...]

PITT Cooking Integrated Gas Burners

We love the innovative look of the PITT integrated cooktop burners which can be installed in to almost any benchtop. Handmade in Holland, the black cast iron burners can be arranged in a variety of configurations with the end result being a seamless, fashion forward finish. The layout of this cooking setup really allows the [...]
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