Gift Guides /

The Designer’s Christmas Gift Guide for 2017

Christmas is JUST around the corner and if you’re anything like us, you’ll want something a little more personalised and unique than what you’ll pick up at the local Westfield – not to mention the nightmare crowds.
We’ve rounded up some beauties for your loved ones this year – everything from boozy treats to indoor plants.
Christmas CG Design
1. Missoni bathrobe – This one is a classic that everyone lusts after and their are patterns suited to any family member. It’ll last a lifetime and is worth the hefty price tag – super lush.
2. Marc Newson Unbreakable Highball Tumblers – You can’t go wrong with some classic tumblers. These ones are heat proof and guaranteed unbreakable!
3. Plants in a box – Choose a custom box of plants to brighten up the home. These more established seedlings literally come delivered in a box to your door and are super on trend in the choices they have available – as well as being a local company (Gold Coast).
4. Four Pillars Australian Christmas Gin – Need we say more? Gin!
5. Tree trunk vase – The perfect statement vase for the colour lovers in your life. A standard vase can get boring but these ones pack a punch and will look fantastic on any table.
6. Frank Green reusable cup – Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll know reusable cups in gorgeous designs are the it-purchase of the season right now. These Frank Green ones are a perfect budget gift in high quality and design.
7. Duo coffee steeper – For the coffee lovers out there, this one is a must and brews a mean cold brew.
8. Australian birds tea towel – Australiana is all the rage at the moment – these bright tea towels are the perfect addition to anyone’s kitchen brightening up the room.
9. Colour notes – Cute colourful plastic bookmarks for the book lovers or students in your life.
10. Frankie Olive Designs pottery – Another fantastic local company to support while also scoring some gorgeous hand crafted ceramics.
Art /

Top Australian Photographic Artists of 2017

Whether you’re re-designing your kitchen or even bathroom, photographic art can find it’s place on your wall. Gone are the days of cheesy sunset shots over the beach being your only option for photo art. With so many new artists popping up over the last few years, photos can be a really gorgeous addition to your art collection.

Design Tips, Inspiration, Travel /

The Designer’s Guide to Northern NSW

If you’re on Instagram no doubt you’ve seen all that Northern New South Wales has to offer those with a discerning eye for detail and design. If you’re planning a day trip to the region, you’re going to want to extend it after reading through this divine list of stops along the way.

Design Tips /

Interior Colour Direction Tips

One of the hardest parts of changing up your interiors is choosing a new colour scheme. It may be difficult but interior colour direction is such an important part of a holistic design that flows beautifully throughout your home.