Design Blog

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 [...]

Top tips to create a functional kitchen

Since we deal with kitchens day in day out, we thought we’d compile a list of our top tips to creating the perfect, functional kitchen. Here are some handy hints for making the the most practical design decisions. Choose finishes wisely. Mosaic tiled splashbacks may look fabulous but who wants to spend all weekend scrubbing cook [...]

New Project Inspo

We have recently completed some great new projects which have been professionally photographed by our friends at Silvertone Photography. Here’s a sneak peek of the photos to get you motivated and hopefully inspired for your own home project! All of the projects are now up on our webpage under ‘Portfolio‘. To enquire about a renovation [...]

Retreat Design Kitchens For Vivid Blu Apartments

We are pleased to announce that Retreat Design has been awarded the contract to supply cabinetry for the new Vivid Blu development in Mindarie. Situated on the stunning Mindarie Marina waterfront, the 26 boutique apartments will feature luxury finishes and open-plan living perfect for the coastal lifestyle. A mix of studios, 2×1, 2×2 and double [...]

New 2017 Caesarstone Colours

In the year that it is celebrating its 30th anniversary, Caesarstone is pleased to announce the launch of six new colours into the Caesarstone collection.   Following on from Rugged Concrete™ released in July we are extremely excited about Cloudburst Concrete™ – a white on white tonal cloud like patina to complement the existing concrete [...]

The Design Process With Retreat Design

Our team of designers are often asked about the design process and what is involved in the scope of works with our company. At Retreat Design we offer a complete yet flexible service from initial design through to handing over a completed project. We can be involved in your kitchen and bathroom project as little [...]

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. [...]
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