Bathroom Design

Best of Houzz 2020

Retreat Design is thrilled to announce our portfolio was voted most popular by the Houzz community, receiving a ‘Best of Houzz 2020’ badge for design to add to our profile. We update our profile regularly with professional images of all of our projects and links to our exclusive products. The Houzz platform has proved to [...]

Wembley Residence

This project was a lovely full home renovation in Wembley by Retreat Design. Featuring Arrital’s AK_Project cabinetry in matte white, Q Stone Diamond White bench tops and Caesarstone Calacatta Nuvo splash back, we were able to create a light, bright and modern kitchen space. In addition to the kitchen, we also renovated a powder room, [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

Retreat Design | Our Point of Difference

If you’d like to know what sets us apart, then look no further. Our reputation and portfolio of past projects is proof of our continued relevance in the Perth market. Have a read below for our point of difference to local cabinet makers.   UNIQUE At Retreat Design, we have exclusive access to a world [...]

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 [...]

Product Review | Modo Bathroom Collection

Altamarea’s gorgeous Modo collection has just undergone a re-vamp to make it an even more contemporary and versatile bathroom collection. The Modo bathroom cabinetry collection offers a wide range of innovative product features like customised make up vanity units, vanity dividers, integrated laundry baskets and open vertical wall units.   Take the door opening systems [...]

Large Format Cladding Solutions

Large format porcelain was the hot feature product to emerge from Eurocucina 2018 and here at Retreat Design we love the product so much we have clad the walls, door fronts and bench tops in Laminam’s Calce Bianco in one of our new showroom display kitchens!   Laminam also features in the most recent multi [...]

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 [...]

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…. [...]

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 [...]

Best of Houzz 2018

Retreat Design is thrilled to announce our portfolio was voted most popular by the Houzz community, receiving a ‘Best of Houzz 2018’ badge for both Design & Customer Service to add to our profile. We update our profile regularly with professional images of all of our projects and links to our exclusive products. The Houzz platform has [...]

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 [...]

Supplier Spotlight: ALTAMAREA BATHROOMS

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 [...]

Win A $2000 Design Package From Retreat Design

Enter our Facebook Competition for your chance to win a $2000 Design Package from the team at Retreat Design. This exciting prize package includes: 1 x In home consultation 2 x Design meetings with one of our interior designers at our showroom 2 x Material and colour selection meetings at our offsite suppliers 3D Visualisation [...]

The Pocket Claremont Wins WA Architecture Award

Congratulations to Georgiou Living and Cameron Chisholm Nicol on winning the Harold Krantz Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing Category at the 2017 WA Architecture Awards last week.   The Pocket at Claremont is a 95 apartment, multi-residential development situated around the Claremont Football Oval on Davies Road. Completed in 2016, Retreat Design supplied all of [...]

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 [...]

XLight Large format porcelain tiles

Introducing XLight, by Porcelanosa, the slimline porcelain slabs which offer a fabulous new cladding solution for walls & benches. Characterised by its extra-large format and minimum thickness, XLight is extremely versatile. Perfect for use in bathrooms and kitchens, it eliminates the need for grout lines, making cleaning easier and mimicking the look of natural stone. New to the Perth [...]

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 [...]

Best of Houzz 2017

Retreat Design is proud to announce our portfolio was voted most popular by the Houzz community, receiving a ‘Best of Houzz 2017’ badge to add to our profile. We update our profile regularly with professional images of all of our projects and links to our exclusive products. The Houzz platform has proved to be an excellent source [...]

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 [...]

Cutting edge technology in the kitchen & bathroom

In our fast paced world we have ever changing requirements around the home especially when it comes to technology and services in the two main functional areas of the home – the kitchen and bathroom. Being at the forefront of design advances in these areas we thought we’d share with you some options available to incorporate [...]

Designer bathroom vanities that make a statement

  We love to incorporate beautiful bathroom vanities into our designs. A quality vanity unit can become a gorgeous statement piece in the bathroom and ideally strike a balance between functionality & high end style. Here are some images of our favourite bathroom vanities from our Italian suppliers Altamarea and Rifra. Luxurious materials such as marble, quartz, water resistant [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

City Beach Residence

Retreat Design worked with the client to redesign and reconfigure the entire kitchen, dining, living & office area in this City Beach home to better utilise the space and create a modern, classic look. Using a sophisticated palette of dark Berlin Oak and crisp white cabinetry, the quality fixtures and fittings take centre stage. Retreat Design were [...]

Swanbourne Residence

Working in conjunction with MacCormac Architects and Ian Collins Homes, Retreat Design was engaged to design and install the spectacular kitchen, bathrooms, laundry, wardrobes and fireplace for this contemporary new home in Swanbourne. The interior brief was to create a space which worked harmoniously with the striking exterior of the building with open plan living areas and a [...]

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 [...]

Bathe in luxury

DESIGNER BATHS Lets face it, there’s nothing more relaxing at the end of a long day than a soak in a luxurious bathtub… Here at Retreat Design we love to incorporate a feature bathtub into our clients’ bathroom designs. With so many stunning designer baths to choose from, we can help you select a beautiful [...]

Space saving storage solutions

At Retreat Design we are often asked how to maximise the space in your kitchen or bathroom. Lucky for us we work with only the best quality cabinetry from Italy and have a multitude of different ideas to solve your storage needs.Using high quality hardware such as Blum, Vibo, Kessebohmer & Essetre we are able [...]

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 [...]

The West Australian | 2015 style forecast

Style forecast PELE FINDSON January 16, 2015, 2:00pm Picture: Edwards Moore for Dulux  From colours to kitchens, five industry insiders share their predictions for the trends that will shape our homes in 2015. THE FURNITURE RETAILER   The style gurus at Perth showroom designFARM are forecasting that our love affair with mid-century Danish design will [...]

Introducing the Agora Collection by Zucchetti.Kos

Agora is a complete bathroom collection designed by Ludovica+Roberto Palomba which includes taps and accessories (by Zucchetti) and a free-standing bathtub and washbasin (by Kos). The designers have re-worked a project from the Zucchetti archives where they have kept the original imprint from 1930’s and added contemporary details. A classically elegant collection, the lines of [...]

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 [...]

The Design Process at 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 [...]

Tubes radiators have arrived in store!

We are excited to announce that our Tubes Radiators from Italy have arrived in the showroom….. Just in time for the Perth summer!!?! The ‘Milano’ Tubes Radiators (pictured) can be ordered as an electric or water version with both wall mounted and floor standing models available. Thanks to a special support base, the free-standing version [...]