Guide To Motorised Blinds

A motorised blind is an interior or exterior window covering controlled by a motor to open and close. They help with controlling heat loss in winter and heat gain in summer. Remote controlled, wall switches or integration into automation system can all be used to...

Great ways to cool your home

February is notorious for being a rainy month in Sydney. It’s also notorious for being hot. So what are some great ways to cool your home? When it comes to cooling down, there are loads of myths out there that we all buy into. It’s ok, we can admit it too. So let’s...

Design Trend: Velvet

Plush, dramatic and warm, velvet is a totally on point design trend for 2019. As a design trend, velvet is certainly one for the ages. Samples of velvet fabrics have been found in China, dating way back to around 221 BCE. In the 13th and 14th centuries Egypt produced...

How to Protect Your Furniture

Our Aussie love of big windows, indoor/outdoor living and full sun takes its toll on our homes and furnishings. So how do you protect your furniture from the sun? 1. Slip, Slop, Slap Let’s face it, your outdoor furniture will be the most hard working. While...

Top 5 Design Trends for 2019

We’ve said ‘sayonara’ to 2018. As we welcome the new year, the question is, what design trends will we be seeing for 2019? We sat down with Mansours guru Ryan Mansours to find out. 1. Natural imperfections Last year saw a huge uptick in the popularity of natural and...

5 Ways to Reinvent Outdoor Design

From tiny balcony to massive backyard, Aussies love an outdoor area. Find out five easy ways to reinvent your outdoor decor, for cool respite in summer or cosy afternoons in winter. Outdoor Design Tip #1: Create zones Large space or small courtyard, creating different...