Eastern repose

Japanese and Balinese gardens transform this outdoor living area into a lush, textured space suitable for contemplation and reflection Read more

Shadow play

Strategic lighting can transform an outdoor living area into a dramatic evening location. To find out how, talk to Lighting Direct Read more

Accent on paving

To enhance this attractive poolscape, the owners specified pavers from Jagas Paving Read more

Order in the court

Overlapping design styles on a small site make a big impact on this Neo-Georgian townhouse Read more

In the frame

Designing outdoor living areas that connect with the environment but also offer privacy is a challenge - even in a bush-clad setting Read more

Multiple choice

This pavilion-style home takes full advantage of its steep site, creating a variety of outdoor living spaces to suit different weather conditions Read more

Secure in seconds

Protection for your family and preservation of your pool is easy and efficient when you install a PoolGuard cover from GB Pool Supplies Read more

Getting warmer

Whether you're heating your pool or patio, or cooking up a treat on the barbecue, natural gas offers fast, efficient heat and energy savings Read more

Natural feeling

Take a dip into nature in your own back yard with a swimming pool from Pool Resources Read more

Cool, blue and inviting

Pools today are an intrinsic part of outdoor design. These recent projects from Frontier Pools are a prime example Read more

Clipped into shape

Renovating this pool and back garden involved simplifying everything from the terracing to the choice of plants and materials Read more

Setting the scene

Get the landscaping right, and you'll enjoy your outdoor living area for many years. The Peter Fell System for coloured concrete offers many options Read more






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Fowler Homes

These high-quality homes proudly designed and built by Fowler Homes are just the starting point for your own inspiration. They reflect the latest and best  ideas, materials and technologies to benefit your own home Read more

Home Trends 3401

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the often limi... Read more

Home Trends 3307

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the home ... Read more