Design Blog

Multi Res Madness | Vivid Blu for Pyramid

We are just over half way through the installation of the kitchen and bathroom cabinetry for Vivid Blu in Mindarie and the results are looking sweet! Vivid Blu is a high end multi residential project on the absolute waterfront in Mindaire. With only 26 apartments, this is a unique and prestigious build, being constructed to [...]

Floreat Kitchen Joy | Making Memories

In many family homes the evening meal is created whilst homework is being done, kids are de-briefing on their day and balls are being kicked indoors with the faint shrill of “take that outside” heard over the din. Adding a neighbourhood friend that drops by will create even more happy chaos. So the kitchen really [...]

Watermans Bay Kitchen | Project Review

Crazy as it sounds, but the Christmas period is closing in on us and with that comes a gigantic push to get clients’ projects underway and finished. Getting to help create some happiness during the festive season with recently created spaces is something that we really love at Retreat Design!   Speaking of creating happiness…. [...]

Project Review | Classic Kitchen Cabinetry | Dalkeith Home

Getting to work over the course of several years with clients as their family needs and lifestyles change is so rewarding and a testament to the art of listening with intention during the design process. There are many Perth families for who we have designed and installed cabinetry solutions into multiple residences over the years. [...]

Petria Field | The Importance of Sustainable Styling

Thanks Petria Field from Coco Rose Interiors for this wonderfully refined and timely blog on sustainable styling.   Decorating in a sustainable way doesn’t have to be ugly!  Sustainability is here to stay as more and more people are becoming conscious of turning their carbon footprint into green thumbs!   It doesn’t mean that you have [...]

International Design Award | Arrital’s AKB_08

This year there were over 1200 submissions to the ADI Compassio d’Oro design award and Arrital’s AKB_08 cabinetry range came out in the top 50 with an honorable mention! This award is one of Italy’s most prestigious design awards and is growing in international recognition. The award is held in Milan where an international jury [...]

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 [...]
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