Design and decoration

Home builder Heidelberg

Mark Bryson - Friday, February 15, 2019

With so many flooring options currently available many of our clients are choosing engineered timber floors which come in several widths. Here is a great example of a wide plank option. 
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Home builder East Ivanhoe

Mark Bryson - Monday, February 11, 2019

Kitchen splashbacks are often areas that are left behind with regards to design features. Here is an example of a National tiles Masia style tile creating a rustic charm. 
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Home builder Research

Mark Bryson - Friday, February 08, 2019

Most builders fail to install plaster as per the manufacture’s details. Expansion joints are to be located at 12 metre centres to ceilings and are very seldom installed. By not installing expansion joints this increases the chances of cracking and possible failure and the ceiling falling down.


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Home builder Donvale

Mark Bryson - Friday, February 01, 2019

Here is a stone feature placed under the gas fire place with fantastic results.


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Home builder Plenty

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Entry ways to homes are often confined due to the stair location. One way of opening the area up is to install a spine style staircase which gives an extra feeling of space. 
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Home builder Kew

Mark Bryson - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

So many homes have plaster ceilings and they can become a little boring. Why not add something different like a timber ceiling and in this case with an addition of some feature stonework. 
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​ Home builder Rosanna

Mark Bryson - Friday, December 21, 2018

Features don’t need to be expensive, why not add a couple of plaster reveals.

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Home builder Heidelberg

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Feature lights are an item that can make a room pop so add a lighting statement to your design. 
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Home builder Preston

Mark Bryson - Monday, December 17, 2018

Staircases are a perfect place for storage and why not build in a custom wine room. 
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Custom Builder Kinglake

Mark Bryson - Wednesday, December 12, 2018

A client came to me last month with a design issue on their custom built home plans.

After working with an architect and builder for 12+ months the builders quote came in $600k over budget, yes that’s right, $600k over.

After looking over the proposed building I notice many areas that were poorly designed and where cost savings could be made.

We were able to significantly reduce the cost and the construction with Berstan will start soon.
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