cabinetry

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Clever Ways To Maximise Cabinetry Space

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, Hawa, Kessebohmer & Essetre we [...]

Arrital Gem Display Cabinets

The beautiful Gem display units from Arrital are an excellent addition to the kitchen and a firm favourite at Retreat Design. Several of our recent projects have featured this beautiful cabinetry and integrated living room storage into the kitchen design. We also have a stunning display of this in our black AK_Project kitchen in the [...]

A Sneak Peek Of Our Showroom Finishes

We are eagerly counting down the days until our new showroom is ready to reveal. In the meantime we thought wed give you a sneak peek of some our finish selections on display. Designed to give each and every kitchen some ‘wow factor’ we have chosen bold colours and textures to complement the cutting edge [...]

South Fremantle Residence

This impressive 1800 sqm residence in South Fremantle includes a main house with kitchen, bathrooms, ensuite, laundry and living room cabinetry. A guesthouse at the back is well equipped with a second kitchen, office, bathrooms and rooftop terrace to take in views over the Port city. Working directly with the client, Retreat Design supplied a [...]

Project Review │South Fremantle Residence

This impressive 1800 sqm residence in South Fremantle includes a main house with kitchen, 4 x bathrooms, laundry and living room cabinetry. A guesthouse at the back is well equipped with a second kitchen, office, bathrooms and rooftop terrace to take in views over the Port city. Working directly with the client who had a [...]

Moving Away From Modular Cabinetry

Retreat Design prides itself on the ability to custom make kitchen components to suit your unique space.   Whilst Ikea, Bunnings and other imported flat pack cabinetry suppliers are limited to modular sizes, our manufacturing partners can custom make any size cabinets that need to be produced to create your dream kitchen. With modular cabinetry [...]

Steve Johnson’s Interview with Houzz

Open Book: How 3 Kitchen Designers Went From Start-Up to Success   Check out the ‘Open Book’ interview Houzz have recently published with our Owner & Director, Steve Johnson. The article covers all bases including the challenges, turning points and must-have tools for three Australian kitchen designers. Have a read of the full interview here [...]

Project Review | City Beach Kitchen

This project is a great example of how we can work with your architect to supply cabinetry and fittings as per their specified design. Working with Hartree & Associates architect and Minchin & Sims Builders, Retreat Design were provided with design drawings and material specifications for this exciting new build in City Beach. We were [...]

Project Review | Claremont Residence

This week we feature the impressive Claremont project we completed in late 2018. With thanks to Silvertone Photography for the excellent images….   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 [...]

Claremont – Kitchen

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 in [...]

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 [...]

New York Loft Dreaming

There is something quite eclectic about New York lofts. They often fuse a range of design aesthetics to create a completely unique and often uber hip abode. Effeti Impronta kitchen cabinetry range has been used to maximum effect in this New York loft by providing a subtle cabinetry backdrop that allows the feature pieces sing. [...]

Kitchen Design Trends 2019

Less Is More Streamlined and simple design will continue to be a kitchen design trend for 2019. Removing bold features such as bright splash-backs and de-cluttering work surfaces allows cabinetry to be the real hero of a kitchen space. The focus is on creating simple spaces where the timeless appeal of good quality cabinetry is [...]

Speed System Cabinetry | Furniture For Living

Dall’Agnese’s Speed cabinetry range recently received a re-fresh and the result is gorgeous! This system cabinetry range provides flexible solutions for any living space with the attention to detail you would expect from Italian cabinetry.   The  range features modular hanging and wall based units in a wide variety of finishes and features. The features [...]

Abbett Haus Scarborough

Retreat Design was engaged by the owners of one of only two certified passive homes in WA, Abbett Haus, to design and manufacture the kitchen and bathroom cabinetry for their beach side abode. Retreat Design director, Steve Johnson, worked with Leanhaus Architects on the design with the design brief to provide a quality and timeless kitchen [...]

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…. [...]

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 [...]