“Reflections on a cherished childhood” – putting the family home on the market

Grief is a strange thing. It affects different people in so many different ways.  Everybody suffers grief at some time during their lives, whether it be the loss of a family pet, a friend, or a parent.  For… 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

Modern House interview with Paul Morey Part 2

This is the second part of our interview with Paul Morey from Modern House.  The first part is the previous blog post. Question 7) The Modern House concept of silent listings, where a property is not listed on… Read More

Dr Retro’s pre-renovation advice service visiting Sydney June 2022

Dr Retro is booking in-home visits in Sydney in June 2022 After a few false starts over the past few years due to Covid, lockdowns and border restrictions, Secret Design Studio is bringing our much-loved “Dr Retro House… Read More

Our “Dr Retro House Call” service is road-tripping back to Sydney after a long break…

Just a quick heads-up that I will be doing a small number of home visits to a limited number of Sydney homeowners to help provide pre-renovation, planning, design and building advice that is sympathetic to the style of… Read More

Opening our new Sydney Studio October 2016

Secret Design Studio is opening our new Sydney studio in mid-October 2016.  For the past five years we have been mostly looking after our Melbourne clients with their mid-century houses, and have completed a small handful of jobs in… Read More