Architectural drafting checklist to help you define your needs

When it comes to building a house, every person has different tastes, expectations and needs. We have developed a checklist to help you envision your perfect home. You can also refer to our post Tips on how to help you decide your house design. Grab a paper and pen and tick the items that are most [...]

Outdoor living spaces

Outdoor living spaces are very popular in Australia and we emphasise their potential as not only do they create convivial and welcoming living spaces, but also add value to your home. See below some different types of outdoor spaces for you to consider for your future home. Porches These are considered transitioning spaces, connecting your [...]

Tips on how to help you decide your house design

When it comes time to think about the right house design, there is a variety of options you could go for and you might get lost. Our building designers have selected some tips to help you know what to look for. Define your lifestyle Ask yourself: what is your lifestyle? Are you planning to extend [...]

Tips to add character to your home

From storage ideas to materials, get inspired by some of the tips we share with you to enhance the character in your home. Clever storage: utilise the “dead space”, such as, the often omitted space between the top of furniture and the room’s ceiling or you can fit ample storages under the stairs. Wall: use [...]

What to consider before putting in a pool?

Have you ever dreamed of doing morning laps or hanging out with your friends by the pool? The current trend of a house nowadays is to include a new pool in the design. However, the process is not as easy as you think. That’s why our building designers have picked 5 key points to consider [...]

Top 5 kitchen design tips

Kitchens are the heart of a home! This is the reason why this area needs to be highly functional as well as aesthetically pleasing. Our building designer team from Green Start Design have selected 5 practical tips you need to consider when designing your new kitchen. Lighting Either you are up early for breakfast with [...]

The top 5 elements to consider in your new kitchen

Our building designers from Green Start Design have selected the 5 major practical elements to think about when designing your kitchen. Storage Every nook and spare space, even with a funny shape, can be used to store pots, pans, and appliances that would more likely clutter up on the bench and get dusty. ⇒ CONTACT ⇐ our building [...]

Our design tips to maximise space

It is always a great idea to look for ways to make your small spaces feel larger or to find ways to fit storage in unexpected places for efficient use. Our building designers at Green Start Design share their best tips to enhance and maximise the spaces of your home: Multi-functionality With a hint of [...]

Tips to pick the good lighting for your home

The finishing stage is often the hardest stage, especially when it comes to choosing fixtures and furniture. Most people focus their attention on colours, furniture and materials to showcase the style they want for their house. Surprisingly, lighting is one of those underrated components that you don’t always notice, but really helps to enhance the [...]

The top things to keep in mind when designing your alfresco area

How can we live in Australia without enjoying the warmer climate all year? Australians are well known to spend most of their time outside in the backyard, enjoying the outdoors in their alfresco areas with friends, food and good laughs. To help you enjoy your new alfresco area, our building designers at Green Start Design [...]