24/06/2018 | 3min read

Window dressing

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Curtains and blinds can be a real challenge for a lot of people. They are a costly item and because of this people often tend to hang on to them, well past their sell-by-date. But this can really can let the room down. (more…)

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15/06/2018 | 3 mins read

Our complete guide to kitchen renovations

When invited to anyone’s home the room that everyone always congregates in is the kitchen. Be it a generous open plan dining and living space or a small galley…

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8/06/2018 | 3 Mins read

8 Golden Rules Will Keep Your Renovation on Budget

There’s so much to consider when planning a home renovation or extension that it can be hard to know how to budget for it.

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1/06/2018 | 3 Mins read

Lighting tips

At this time of year we depend heavily on artificial lighting. Yet so many homes are poorly lit. Older homes tend to be under lit and newer homes over…

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21/05/2018 | 3 Mins read

How to nail design decisions like a pro

It can be hard to know where to start when it comes to achieving a stylish, practical and coordinated look in your home. Designers can make the process look…

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11/05/2018 | 3 Mins read

Free eBook – An expert guide to choosing colour for your home

Colour is an essential part of design, and it can have a powerful effect on how our home makes us feel. But choosing colour is something with which many…

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7/05/2018 | 3 Mins read

Hidden Costs for Bathroom Renovations

It’s easy to become overwhelmed by a bathroom refurbishment or makeover, even though bathrooms and en-suites are often the smallest rooms in the house, refurbishment usually involves almost every…

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1/05/2018 | 4 Mins read

Design yourself a great nights sleep

This time of year can leave you feeling tired and sluggish. A combination of dark mornings and icy cold weather make it hard to motivate yourself to get out…

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24/04/2018 | read

We’re Hiring

Optimise Design is in search of bright and dynamic professionals to come join our team. We are looking to hire an architectural technologist with an immediate start. We are also…

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24/04/2018 | 4 mins read

10 Design rules you should break right now

It’s always useful to have rules that help steer us in the right direction, especially when it comes to the design of our homes, but sometimes it’s OK to…

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