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Petria Field | 5 Simplified Styling Tips

5 Simplified Styling Tips – By Petria Field of Coco Rose Interiors   I often think when it comes to styling, most people think too much. Sometimes styling a room is simply just feeling. If it feels good or makes you happy, then usually it’s the right place for your piece. Sometime you need to [...]

Large Format Porcelain | Design Forward Functionality

One of the emerging products at this years Eurocucina 2018 was large format porcelain. Large format porcelain has really started to push through into the Perth market and we are really excited to see how creative applications of this product come to life. Here, Neolith’s arctic white is used with stark effect to create a [...]

Our Design Process | A Unique Renovation Company

At Retreat Design we offer a fluid and flexible design, construct and project management service. So whether you are replacing your kitchen, looking for a bathroom renovation company or sourcing cabinetry for your next construction project, Retreat Design is the place to start your research.     Below, we’ve compiled a list of steps to [...]

Powder Room Envy – making a statement out of an understated room

Although an essential room in the house, powder rooms rarely get the kudos they deserve. They are the one room, with the exception of your living space, most visitors will encounter, so why not create some dinner time banter?   The obvious solution to creating conversation starting spaces is the use of colour. As the [...]

Eurocucina 2018

If you are kitchen design purist you may have been in Milan last week for the biennial Salone del Mobile 2018 where the latest kitchen furniture and furnishings were showcased at Eurocucina 2018.   Manufacturers and designers from around the world land in Milan every two years for this event. It is Italy’s, and Europe’s [...]

Laser edged laminate – what’s all the fuss?

For those in the market for a new kitchen you may have heard the term "laser edged laminate" bandied around. Kitchen cabinetry manufacturing technologies are continually evolving and the latest advancement in laminate door finishes is what's called laser edging. This is where a high efficiency laser is used to join the edges between the [...]

Project Feature: Shenton Park

Retreat Design was enlisted to supply the bathroom, laundry, powder room and kitchen cabinetry & fixtures for the renovation of a federation style home in Shenton Park. The end result was a warm and welcoming, open-plan kitchen area which was both eclectic and full of character, a perfect space for family entertaining.   The client’s [...]

Why choose Retreat Design for your next bathroom or kitchen renovation?

Committing to a bathroom or kitchen renovation is a major decision and one that most people only make a few times in their lives. If you are in the process of renovating, you are probably knee deep in research. There is a mired of information out there on how to renovate and who to renovate [...]

Environmentally friendly cabinetry solutions

At Retreat Design we understand that as importers of products for the construction industry it is imperative to engage in sustainable and environmentally friendly practices to ensure we deliver our service in an ethically responsible manner.   By nature, Italian products are sustainable. Our Italian manufacturing brands have an ethos that furniture is for life [...]
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