How to get it right with white

  Trends and fads come and go and ‘Colours of the Year’ entertain us with their whimsy but white never goes out of style.  Doing whites well doesn’t need to be something reserved for high-end design schemes, The Designory team has an enduring love of white and we’ll tell you some of our favourite white […]


Decorating with neutrals has a mixed reputation – we see everyone head that way when they are selling their houses – scared to push any envelopes in case they miss a sale. Decorating with neutrals when done badly can be so truly dull and lacking in depth. This is why it is important to understand […]

Revamp Your Kitchen Without A Major Renovation

Head of Design Services at The Designory, Margo Reed, has a special passion for creating Kitchens for her clients – and she is a master!  Here we asked her to share her wisdom for how to revamp your Kitchen WITHOUT the major renovation … A new kitchen is often at the top of the list […]

Light done right

  When it comes to re-decorating, renovating or building a lighter palette is often the go-to choice, but it can be hard to get the balance right. Palettes which use too much white can often look stark and un-inviting, whereas a mix of too many different tones can look messy. We asked designers Margo Reed […]

LATEST PROJECT: Woollahra Cafe

We’re loving one of our most recent projects – a cafe refurbishment in Woollahra. Copper framework and shelving, marble bench tops, leather banquette seating and a fabulous green wall are all apart of the concept delivered to the client last week. We are really looking forward to see this cafe literally ‘come to life’ The […]


This beautiful free-standing weatherboard home was the beloved family home of our client and her husband and three children.  They loved their home and it’s layout and functionality for them as a family but it was feeling tired and lack-luster and they wanted to inject some colour and personality in to it.  The project brief […]


It has been an incredibly busy couple of weeks on-site at Ayana House, with the team from OTTONN Group and B2 Construction...