Before and After: Property Styling by The Design Hunter at Bondi Junction

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in blog, design, news | No Comments

Bedroom before


Bedroom After; featuring art, bedlinen, furniture and accessories from The Design Hunter


Lounge Room Before


Lounge Room After, featuring clients own furniture, complemented by accessories from The Design Hunter

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Dining Area Before

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Dining Area After; relocated to kitchen area and styled with accessories from The Design Hunter

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Bedroom 2 Before

BJ bedroom styled

Bedroom 2 After using client’s own artwork and accessories and soft furnishings from The Design Hunter

For more information about Property Styling and our design services, please call us on 02 9368 9386 or email

Christmas Wish Lists

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in blog, design, news, products, store | No Comments

This Christmas why not write a Christmas Wish List at The Design Hunter store. Simply pop in and fill in a list of all the gorgeous pieces you’ve been lusting after. Let your loved ones know and they can buy something for you that they’ll know you will love.

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If any of the items on your list are purchased, you will automatically go into the draw to win another item from your list! We’ve all started writing our Wish Lists, (see Gemma’s above), hoping that our boyfriends/hubbies get the hint! Here are some of the top picks from our lists so far:


Small Uashmama bag in gold


Atelier Lumira candle in Tuscan Fig


CodeLove Bliss Chain Wrap bracelet

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Kensington Residence featured in Home Beautiful Magazine

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in blog, design, news | No Comments

This contemporary family home by The Design Hunter & B2 Construction was recently featured in Home Beautiful Magazine as part of their Magic Makeovers article. It’s wonderful to see such a beautiful home in the pages of one of our fave magazines! Click here to read more about the project on our Projects page.


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Little bit obsessed with…mirrors

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in blog, design, news, products | No Comments

Ideal for reflecting light and creating the illusion of space in a room, mirrors are the perfect accessory for transforming to look and feel of your home. We’ve been going Pinterest mad with a stack of beautiful interior images featuring the most gorgeous mirrors; from gilded antiques to modern geometrics. We also are loving these round copper-framed mirrors which are in store now.MIRROR729e04fbb196f7539a5bf327313be370 8e4ac7b1-1857-4a4f-8780-c78f7f062651621410d4037278aa233cd2d63fed80a6 c1928f246d5f0432b5bec6c00784b9ac


The Cross Street Project

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in blog, design, news | No Comments

We’re excited to be a collaborator on The Cross Street Project with C+M studio and a great bunch of other local artists, designers and retailers.

In a nutshell, The Cross Street Project is a concept created by C+M Studio whereby a stunning, newly renovated Bronte apartment designed by C+M Studio is not only for sale, but is also a completely shoppable space.

What does that mean? Well, basically you can:

Buy The Cross Street apartment empty;
Buy the apartment with everything in it,
OR shop the amazing items that fill the space, including lighting and accessories from The Design Hunter.

There will also be workshops and events held throughout the campaign. Interesting idea, right? Open for three weeks only, The Cross Street Project is about everything we love – creativity, good food, community and beachside living!

Unit 1, 13 Cross Street, Bronte NSW.

Open to the public on weekends, 25th October – 9th November.

Saturday – 9:30am until midday + 1:30pm to 5:30pm.
Sunday – 11am until 5pm.


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Student Styling with Laura Menzies

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in blog, design, news | No Comments

We were really lucky to have the very talented and enthusiastic Laura Menzies intern with us recently. This clever young student from the Whitehouse Institute of Design assisted us with a range of tasks from merchandising, sourcing fabrics, website updates and other administrative tasks and even grabbing coffees. Her styling skills really shine through in this shoot that she put together with another student as part of her major work. Featuring a bunch of beautiful pieces from The Design Hunter, this shoot gives insight into Laura’s style.

Products featured: Deer Antlers, Husk floor cushions, Armadillo & Co Geranium rug, Vintage Chinese Workers Stool, Woven Jute Storage Bag.

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Garage Sale Trail: This Saturday!

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in From the Shop, news, products, store | No Comments

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This year we’re excited to be participating in the Garage Sale Trail which sweeps the nation on Saturday, October 25th.

Garage Sale Trail has grown from a local idea started in Bondi into a truly national event with over 300 000 people involved! It’s all about reuse and reducing waste. It’s about considering what and how we consume but doing it in a fun and social way. In Waverley and Bondi Junction alone there are over 400 registered Garage Sales, including us and a bunch of other great stores along Bronte Road, including Dear September and Table Tops in a Box.

From 10-5pm you will find some amazing pieces of ex-showroom and ex-styling stock at up to 70% off! So don’t forget to include us on your treasure trail!

The Design Hunter, 316 Bronte Road, Waverley
Saturday  25 & Sunday 26 October


Little bit obsessed with…Marble

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in blog, design, news, products, store | No Comments

Splashbacks, sinks, walls, floors, counter tops and shelves – all perfect places for the timeless beauty of marble. If you’re keen to invest in quality for your home, you cant go past marble for its durability, strength and enduring elegance.  You can also add a little luxe to each room in your your home with marble accents in homewares and furniture.




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Little Local Secrets….The Charing Cross Hotel

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in blog, design, news | No Comments

The Charing Cross Hotel, or ‘Charo’ as it is affectionately known, has been around since 1857. Over the last few years we’ve popped in once or twice for after-work bevvy or two, but it wasn’t until the recent unveiling of their stunning refurbishments that we can truly call ourselves regulars. Lunches, dinner with the kids, drinks with the girls, client meetings,  you name it, the Charo is now where it’s at. We recommend the Charo Burger from the Bar Menu. See you there!




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The Design Hunters at Great Dane

Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in blog, design, news | No Comments

Last week The Design Hunters were invited to see the unveiling of the new Great Dane showroom designed by McCartney Design. Simple, modern and luxe are the first three words that spring to mind when describing this space, which is filled with incredible original Scandinavian furniture and lighting designs. In particular we were drawn to the Knot chairs in white, which, as their name suggests, feature an intricate knotted detail on the back and arm rests. We also have been long time fans of the Baklava Ceiling Lamps by Claesson Koivisto Rune, which are made from layers of soft fabric and would add a beautiful glowing softness to a bedroom. The picture below really doesn’t do them justice!











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