Design Blog

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 [...]

Introducing the Arrital AK_07 Kitchen

We are excited to get our hands on an entirely new kitchen range from Arrital which is both luxurious and unique. One of the stand out features of the new AK_07  kitchen design is the door profile. The framed door, made out of four wooden strips, is characterised by the dovetail joints, a hallmark feature [...]

How To Choose The Right Sink

It’s probably something you’ve never thought about until embarking on a kitchen renovation, however its an important consideration nonetheless. When it comes to selecting the right sink for your new kitchen, there are several factors which will impact the design and functionality of your prep space. Here were compare the 4 different sinks available:   [...]

Arredo3 Libreria Free Shelving

    We are loving the versatility of the Arredo3 ‘Libreria Free’ bookcase which is now on display in our showroom. Available with a wall mounted or ceiling mounted frame, there are various modules and shelves which can be ordered to allow for complete customisation. The frame is available in a titanium or burnished metal [...]
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