Posted: November 20th, 2013 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: Kitchen, Renovate or Die | Tags: Kitchen Layout Ideas, Kitchen Renovation, Kitchen Work Triangle, New Kitchen, Open Plan Kitchen | 1 Comment »
Which room is the most important in your home? For me it’s the kitchen, I love to cook, love to have everything, including friends and family, close at hand. Clearly I enjoy a sociable lifestyle, for this reason, my kitchen is not only large and open, it’s also the center – literally – of my home.
The most important step in any project is turning your needs into a great design, we’re not just talking requirements and good looks. What makes you happy, how can a design fulfill your contentment?
Almost more than any other room, a kitchen needs to be well thought out, it requires practicality, must be aesthetically pleasing and should add real value to not only your life, but the value of your home :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: May 24th, 2012 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Kitchen, Technology | Tags: Apple iPad, Cult of Apple, FridgePad, Woodford Design | Comments Off on NEED! FRIDGEPAD
There is little question that the Apple iPad has taken over the galaxy, the ultimate in mobile computing. The experts – PC World – say that there are a heap of reasons to rely soley on the iPad as your primary mobile computing device. Apple’s iPad has a more functional interface than a netbook, it’s lighter and has a longer battery life.
Technology is only any good if it fulfils a human need, the iPad seems to cope rather well with fulfilment. Surfing, communicating, imagery, sound and motion, the iPad was designed as an interface to all the human bits that make us smile day to day.
A bunch of clever boffins at Woodford Design have now replaced the humble, often tacky fridge magnet with what they bill as the Ultimate Fridge Magnet, meet FridgePad :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: May 7th, 2012 | Author: Verity Penfold | Filed under: Bathroom, Favorite New Thought, Kitchen | Tags: Hughies Water Saving Sink, Water Saving Ideas, Water Saving Sink | Comments Off on Hughies Wondrous Water-Saving Sink Idea
You’ve gotta love Aussie ingenuity. This sink insert has been designed to help capture excess water before letting it go down the drain. While the water-conscious amongst us have been using a wash basin in the sink for years, it’s been too hard for the elderly or water-challenged to bother with :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: May 5th, 2012 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: Kitchen, Renovation, Renovation Planning, Renovation Tips | Tags: DIY Kitchen Project, Ebay, Flatpack Kitchen, Ikea, Kitchen Installation, Trading Post | Comments Off on Save A Buck! Install Your Own Kitchen
Installing your own kitchen is all about details. So many it will make your head spin. But it’s worth coming to grips with the hassle of installing your own kitchen if you want a swanky-looking room for a fraction of the price.
Yes, we all adore those sleek Leicht and Poggenpohl kitchens (why are the Germans so good at kitchens?) but you can get a similarly schmick kitchen by shopping around and having a willing screwdriver operator to install it. What you save on the installation, you can spend on the pull-out pantry or the stone benchtop :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 30th, 2010 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Bathroom, Favorite New Thought, Kitchen | Tags: Water Saving Ideas, Water Saving Sink | Comments Off on Wondrous Water-Saving Sink
You’ve gotta love Aussie ingenuity. This sink insert has been designed to help capture excess water before letting it go down the drain. While the water-conscious amongst us have been using a wash basin in the sink for years, it’s been too hard for the elderly or water-challenged to bother with. Enter the Hughie grey water sink, which makes it easy to do the right thing. And at just $25 plus $5 postage, it’s a planet-saving bargain. Phew! My vegie patch is crying out for more fluids.