bathroom renovation

3 Year Review – Cottesloe Renovation

As part of our ‘Renovation Review’ blog series we will be revisiting some of our previous projects to get a feel for how our clients have settled in to their spaces and what their thoughts are a few years on from project completion. This month we are featuring the impressive full home renovation in Cottesloe [...]

Renovate or Relocate in 2020?

After an initial positive start to 2020, Australia has been hit with the COVID-19 bombshell and everything that comes along with it. Fear, uncertainty, a diving property market and of course, much more time spent at home. According to ABC’s 7.30 report “Analysts say property prices could fall between 15 and 30 per cent”. Plans [...]

Project Review | Dalkeith Bathroom

DALKEITH BATHROOM RENOVATION   The team at Retreat Design thinks this Dalkeith ensuite may well have Perth’s best residential bathroom view! Creating a restful retreat for this Perth couple was a true pleasure. The end result was a spa-like luxury bathroom. The theme of Statuario marble in the master bedroom balcony was continued into the [...]

Bathroom Renovation Process

At Retreat Design, your bathroom renovation starts with a comprehensive design phase undertaken by one of our experienced interior designers. All of our projects are individually tailored to specific client requirements. Bathroom renovations typically involve more trades than a kitchen renovation as there are usually tilers, glass and plastering trades. This means that the process [...]

Around the World | Bathroom Design Inspo

Quintessentially channeling Italian style, Rifra bathroom cabinetry has international appeal, being installed in some of the most beautiful residences around the world. This private home in Brussels is set among natural bush land and provides bucket-loads of bathroom design inspo. The ensuite features wall to ceiling windows to take advantage of the breathtaking bush land [...]

Dalkeith – Ensuite

The team at Retreat Design thinks this Dalkeith luxury ensuite retreat may well have Perth’s best residential bathroom view! Creating a restful retreat for this Perth couple was a true pleasure. The end result was a gentle and vitalizing  luxury ensuite.  The theme of statuario marble in the master bedroom balcony was continued into the [...]

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 [...]

Project Highlights From 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite projects from the year. We are thrilled with the work we’ve completed and the clients we’ve met along the way. Here’s just a snippet of some of our great home transformations!     To view more Retreat Design projects, [...]

Leederville – Bathroom

Having renovated the kitchen of this Leederville home back in 2016 (see here), the client engaged Retreat Design to re-design and renovate the dated bathroom to bring it up to scratch with the rest of the house. An awkward layout meant re-configuring the space was difficult so we blocked up two existing windows and incorporated [...]

Cottesloe Residence

This impressive project was a full home renovation managed by Retreat Design which included building works by Chartwell Construction. The scope of works included re-configuring the existing lower level floor plan, relocating the kitchen and removing a dividing wall to create an open plan living, dining & kitchen space with plenty of natural light. The [...]

Renovation Timeline – What To Expect

Retreat Design Renovation Timeline   Embarking on a kitchen or bathroom renovation is a big commitment which takes careful planning and organisation. With multiple stages and tradespeople involved it can be hard to know what to expect. Below we have compiled a list of the typical stages involved in a kitchen or bathroom project. Retreat Design are [...]

Space Saving Bathroom Ideas

Given that bathrooms are often the smallest room in the house, we have put together a list of space saving ideas to help maximise your bathroom floor plan. Wall Mounting │By selecting cabinetry and fixtures which can be wall mounted you free up valuable floor space. (e.g floating vanity or wall mounted toilet) Mirrors │As with any [...]

Top tips to create the perfect bathroom

Planning a bathroom renovation or new build? We’ve got you covered! Here’s our top bathroom tips for creating your dream space:   Floating cabinetry makes the space feel larger and more spacious. Floating shelves are also a gorgeous way to display perfume bottles or indoor plants. Large wall mirrors with integrated lighting help to reflect [...]

Subiaco – Powder Room

A stylish and modern renovation of a dated bathroom in Subiaco. The end result is sophisticated & functional with a timeless black and white colour palette.   Products Used BATHROOM Altamarea ‘Aria’ Vanity in Macromalta rendered finish Counter top in Q Stone Diamond White Altamarea mirror with floating Karol shelf Gessi ‘Via Manzoni’ tap ware [...]

Luxury Powder Room Design

Having recently completed this project for our client in North Perth, we wanted to share some of the luxury details that went into this spectacular powder room design. Cutting edge accessories from the Gessi ‘Cono‘ range were specified to give a masculine and sophisticated feel. The leather fronted cabinetry from Karol’s ‘Urban Chic’ collection pairs beautifully [...]

Hillarys – Bathroom

By bricking up a second entry door, we created a much more spacious and usable ensuite bathroom for our clients in Hillarys. The existing 90’s style bathroom was transformed into a luxurious & modern retreat for our clients who were thrilled with the end result. A warm coloured wood laminate vanity contrasts perfectly against the [...]

New Year.. new renovation inspo!

2017 is upon us and we thought we’d share with you some of our latest renovation projects in a recent photo shoot we completed with the talented Silvertone Photography. Perhaps some of these images will spark your creative juices and get you excited for your own project? Here at Retreat Design we have started the year [...]

West Leederville – Kitchen & Bathrooms

Retreat Design worked with the client to completely re design the kitchen and bathrooms of this home in the leafy suburb of West Leederville. An old pantry and side wall were knocked down in the kitchen area to re-jig the space and capitalise on the beautiful natural light flowing through the window. By installing integrated appliances [...]

West Leederville – Bathrooms & Ensuite

Retreat Design undertook an amazing transformation of this light-filled home in West Leederville. The master bathroom, ensuite and powder room have all had a complete overhaul making this a beautiful and functional family home. To see images of the full home renovation project please click here.   Products Used ENSUITE Altamarea ‘Aria’ cabinetry in white matte [...]

Subiaco – Bathrooms & Outhouse

Retreat Design renovated the master bathroom, ensuite, and outhouse for this family home in Subiaco.   Products Used ENSUITE Altamarea 6 Drawer ‘Aria’ Vanity Finished in Walnut veneer Bench top in Caesarstone ‘Snow White’ Zucchetti ‘Jingle’ tap ware Monza Rectangle Hand Slide Rail Shower Set Transparent glass wall storage units with back lighting BATHROOMS  Altamarea [...]

Nedlands – kitchen & bathroom

Retreat Design worked with the client to renovate and upgrade the outdated kitchen & bathroom in this lovely old character home in Nedlands. By removing an internal wall, the limited kitchen space was transformed into a light and bright open plan cooking area with breakfast bar. The family wanted a modern black and white design which [...]

Floreat Residence

This impressive project in Floreat involved a complete renovation of a 1950’s cottage with a large modern extension at the back of the home. The owners were keen to integrate the new with the old and retained some of the existing features such as jarrah window frames and floor boards. The house flows seamlessly into [...]

Brentwood Residence

Working with the client and builder, Retreat Design was commissioned to design and project manage the kitchen, bathrooms, laundry & TV unit in this Brentwood home. The owners wanted a light, open plan design solution with all the mod cons and a contemporary feel which is continued right through the home. Using a mix of Arrital’s AK_03 range in Berlin Oak & Matte [...]