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“Who’s for a Martini?” A Californian Eichler-style home in Caulfield

Megan and John are sharing their thoughts on their beautiful  Mid-Century modern home,  designed by Montgomery, King and Trengove Architects. The aesthetic significance of this special home has been recognised by its inclusion in Glen Eira Council’s Heritage… Read More

Modern House interview with Paul Morey Part 1

Paul Morey is one of the team of “Modern House”, Australia’s specialist estate agency for architect-designed residences.  Secret Design Studio had the pleasure of meeting Paul and his wife, Amanda,  in their beautiful Chris Engert designed home on… Read More

When the Brady Bunch met Austin Powers at Don’s Party

Hi Louise and Simon, thank you for your time today to chat with me about your beautiful family home which I understand you are listing on the North Balwyn market soon. I have just looked back at my… Read More

Iwan Iwanoff’s “Brutalist” dining suite: an unsung hero

Recently Secret Design Studio had the pleasure of meeting Warren Andersen, who is currently finalizing his book on Perth’s favourite émigré architect, Iwan Iwanoff.  Warren is being assisted in his research by Iwanoff’s two sons, Michael and Nicolai…. Read More

“Help! I have just bought a mid-century home, where to start?”

“Help! I’ve just bought a mid-century home, where to start?”   Congratulations on purchasing your new home, but what should you do next?  That’s a question I am regularly asked. This blog post will give you some guidelines… Read More

“How do designers know how to source the cool stuff?”

Secret Design Studio was recently assisting some of our Sydney clients through our Skype Design Review service and I suggested a company that they should check out for some living room furniture.  They had spent a fruitless weekend… Read More