BEHIND THE BRAND with Scandiluxe

  WHAT DOES AN AVERAGE DAY LOOK LIKE? Nikki – With our oldest Cedar at school and Hendrix our youngest still at home majority of the week my average day probably looks like any other but with a lot of planning and prioritising – I tend to map out the day with doing all of my […]


Established in 1883, ​Earp Bros​ are one of Australia’s oldest companies and with age comes experience! They have worked hard to gain a position of industry leaders in hard surface materials all whilst keeping an ethical approach to business and keeping humble to their history and heritage. The Designory team recently visited their newly renovated Sydney Showroom and were […]


As designers, we continually preach the importance of the final details within a home’s overall design… whilst it is amazing to have a designer sofa you purchased for more money than most would spend on a mid-range car, it will ultimately look cheap if the room it sits within hasn’t considered the smaller, yet vitally […]

Caesarstone, behind the brand.

When it comes to counter tops in the Australian residential and commercial sector, one name springs to mind when considering longevity, design and technology- Caesarstone. This is not hard to fathom as this incredible brand has been pioneering Quartz technology since 1987 and transforming Australian interiors since 2001. We caught up with Linda Hannah, who […]

Getting cozy with Cavalier Bremworth

It is around this time of year that things start to cool down, you reach for your slippers and start considering ways to warm up your space… it was in this perfect time of year that we started laying the carpet at Ayana House. Every year clients, magazines and even our followers across social media […]

Getting cozy with Aurora Suspended Fireplaces

We love learning about the story behind some of the brands we know and love, some we know but others are new and inspiring- such was the case with Aurora Suspended Fireplaces. When director, Melissa decided she wanted to use a suspended fireplace in the living room at Ayana House only one name strung to […]

Omvivo, an Australian Story.

It has been a very busy few weeks on-site at Ayana House. From design to installation this project has moved so incredibly quickly especially in relation to the bathroom spaces which were one of main spaces which were considered in the design phase. A great bathroom not only increases the resale value of a home, […]


With the weather around Australia having us all sweltering it seemed like no better time for us to share our latest brand obsession, Brooklyn Copper. This brand is the brainchild of Simon Cullum, a plumber whom we have worked with on numerous occasions throughout our many builds and renovations in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. Simon’s bespoke copper […]

We explore the Fisher & Paykel Experience Centre

One of the exciting but challenging stages in any homeowners design journey is designing the Kitchen!  As the hub of the home, we work tirelessly with our clients to refine their needs, ideas and wish lists to ensure that their dream Kitchen can come to life.  But choosing the appliances often finds clients faced with […]