Zucchetti Brim wins the Good Design Award

The Zucchetti Brim collection, designed by Ludovica+Roberto Palomba has been awarded the 2019 Good Design Award in the Bath/Accessory section. Brim was selected among over 900 product designs and graphics from over 47 nations for the oldest and most prestigious international prize awarded overseas for design products. Reassuring and essential, the Brim collection stands out for its compact design that uses a single lexicon [...]

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 [...]

From Concept to Creation

From Design Concept to Realisation..   As a team of passionate interior designers, there is nothing better than watching a concept creation come to life. Whether it be a kitchen renovation, new home cabinetry, extensive home remodel or whatever your cabinetry design needs, we go into every project hoping to truly nail your brief so [...]

Claremont – Bathrooms

As part of a entire new home build, Retreat Design supplied the cabinetry for these beautiful bathrooms. In keeping with the impressive kitchen we supplied for this residence, Arrital’s AK_Project cabinetry was specified for use as the floating vanities in the two bathrooms. Finished in ‘Noce’ (walnut) laminate, the wood grain adds warmth and dimension [...]

Claremont Residence

  Retreat Design was engaged by Gary Mackintosh​, Architect to supply the cabinetry for his new home build in Claremont. Working alongside the builder, Velocity Building, our scope of works included supply and install of the kitchen, bathroom, laundry and storage cabinetry for this architect designed residence. Arrital’s AK_Project range was used in the kitchen [...]

Bathroom Renovation Inspiration

Planning a bathroom renovation or new build? Looking for inspiration to create the perfect bathroom retreat? Here’s our top tips for creating your dream bathroom:   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 [...]

Beautiful Basins For The Bathroom

If you’re looking for a stand-out feature piece for the bathroom then you’ve come to the right place. Here at Retreat Design we have access to some of the world’s most beautiful basins from our European suppliers. Take a look at some of our stunning options below. For more information on these products, drop in [...]

Project Feature: Leederville Renovation

Retreat Design renovated the kitchen of this Leederville home in 2016 for our client who wanted a contemporary looking space. Using Arrital ‘Village’ cabinetry, a Falcon oven with recycled timber railway sleeper and a statement butler’s sink, we achieved a classic looking kitchen that ties in perfectly with the Jarrah floorboards and character features of [...]

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 [...]

Cottesloe – Kitchen & Bathrooms

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]


Altamarea is a boutique bathroom cabinetry manufacturer operating out of Pordenone, Italy and is part of the larger Arrital group of companies.   Founded in the year 2000, Altamarea collaborates with renowned Italian design studios to bring unique, high quality bath furnishings to the international market. Their philosophy is one that cherishes the Italian hand [...]

Why You Should Choose Us Over A Local Cabinet Maker

If you’re in the market for a new kitchen you’re probably busy researching all your options and saving a wish list for your dream design. It can be hard to know which company is the best ‘fit’ for your project. To make your job easier, we have written a few points on what sets Retreat Design apart [...]

Introducing the Must Collection by Altamarea

Introducing the luxurious ‘Must Collection’ by Altamarea, Italy.     Designed in collaboration with Willy Dalto from Imago Design, the Must products are now available through Retreat Design in Perth. Founded in Oderzo, Italy in 2000, the boutique bathroom manufacturer Altamarea collaborates with renowned Italian design studios to bring unique, high quality bath furnishings to the international [...]

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 [...]

Introducing the Opera Collection by Altamarea

Introducing the luxe new Opera collection by Altamarea Italy. Designed by Willy Dalto & Antonella di Nuzzo from Imago Design, we are very excited to have this brand new bathroom collection on display in our showroom. Inspired by the Scandinavian sideboard of the fifties and sixties, the sleek cabinetry is characterised by aluminium extruded handles in finishes such [...]

Watermans Bay – kitchen & bathroom

For this project, our oceanside friends were keen to create the wow factor. The clients worked closely with one of our interior architects, Shaye Starr, to revamp their family home.  The result was a sensational kitchen and sensuous bathroom with so much wow factor the new spaces will provide a topic of conversation for many dinner parties to come. Products Used Kitchen [...]

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 [...]

Mount Hawthorn – kitchen, bathroom & laundry

Working with the architect, client and builder, Retreat Design was commissioned to design and project manage the kitchen, bathrooms & laundry in this Mount Hawthorn home. The owners wanted a unique and innovative design solution and were not afraid to push certain design boundaries. Using Arrital’s Karisma range for the kitchen cabinetry and Karol’s KS [...]

Mount Lawley – kitchen, bathroom & laundry

Retreat Design was brought in to transform this dated kitchen area in Mt Lawley and create a light, bright and beautifully modern space. The clients loved the newly released AK_05 system by Arrital and this cabinetry was used to great effect with its handles-less, streamlined aesthetic. The result is a timeless and practical renovation which the [...]

CONO by Gessi + Karol

Newly released, the Gessi Cono (meaning ‘Cone’ in Italian) collection of tap ware and ceramics combines a naturally curved shape with angular lines, to create a sculptural piece of art. Innovative in form, Cono is designed in Italy by Prospero Rasulo and includes taps, basins, baths and accessories that are ideal for both contemporary and [...]

Closer shower head by Zucchetti

Introducing a revolutionary new product by Italian manufacturer Zucchetti. ‘Closer’ designed by Diego Grandi was launched in 2014 and looks set to cause a stir in the Australian market with its innovative and flexible take on the traditional static shower head. Resembling the form of a lamp with three moveable joints, the idea of Closer [...]

Feature taps on trend

We love interesting tap ware and if our suppliers’ latest offerings are anything to go by, taps are set to become a stand out feature in our bathroom designs. From the fluid form of Gessi’s Goccia range to the architectural lines of Zucchetti’s Wosh collection, we can help you choose taps that become a focal [...]

Macalister Mansion Malaysia

“A 100-year-old colonial mansion is the basis for Macalister Mansion, a quirky yet sophisticated lifestyle-orientated residence where visitors can experience Penang’s rich heritage – without even leaving the building.” Completed in 2012, the Macalister Mansion in Penang’s Georgetown is the first Malaysian member of Design Hotels. This cutting edge boutique hotel pays homage to Penang’s [...]

Make your own idea book on

Get on board and make your own ‘ideabook’ with all the amazing Houzz images to choose from. It is a great way to share & collate ideas and imagery if you are planning a renovation. To see the Retreat Design Ideabook and Houzz profile complete with images from some of our projects, please click [...]