Designing with significant simplicity

There's a fine line between simplicity and monotony when it comes to interior design, but the following designers have nailed it! In this feature, we're looking at how these KBDi Members have used a 'less is more' approach to create simple but significant spaces. A...

Boot room, mud room, what room?

Australia may be an island, but we're far from isolated when it comes to interior design. We have a plethora of international design blogs streaming to our phones, tablets and PCs every day, and so do our clients.And when American and European interiors...

Digital design with computer-aided drafting

A message from our Corporate Partner, Cabinets by ComputerTo think of older days of design, you think of a thick, full sketchbook full of days and hours of work. You think of a skilled and creative designer who could conjure a client’s design with a pencil and a...

Five good reasons to network in the New Year

The Kitchen and Bathroom Designers Institute sprouts networking as one of its key member benefits; we offer this broadly through our national and local chapter events, and more intimately at our member-only gatherings. What we have realised over the years, however, is...

Avoiding Christmas party HR disasters

A message from our Industry Partner, Employsure‘Tis the season to be jolly and as workplaces around Australia wind down for another year, employers and HR managers are turning their minds to one of the most fraught events on the professional working calendar: the...

Stress – inflicted on us by others or self-imposed?

In this article, Ron Redman (Redman Training & Development) shares some timely perspectives on reacting to stressful situations.As we approach the end of 2019, I’m sure many would reflect on ‘what a year it has been!’.For Debra and I, 2019 has...

How to light up your interiors

Decorating and redesigning your client’s home interior is not only about placing the right furniture or giving the walls and floors an elegant finish. You may spend loads of your client’s money on these things, but the finished interior could be a little lacklustre...

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