If you’ve ever wondered how to inject a little personality into the new build you’ve just signed up for, interior designer and TV personality Darren Palmer might have the answer you’re looking for.
Buying a home off the plan is certainly an economical way to build a new home and whilst many of the design decisions have been made for you, there's still a sometimes overwhelming list of choices to be made. Your choice of variations to finishes and layout, paint colours, floor and wall finishes and tapware details in each room can make - or break the family home you’ve always dreamed of.
If you’re searching for that little more designer input to bring the spaces together with the aplomb of an interior designer’s touch, Tailored – Inspired Home Collections is the result of a new collaboration between the design and architecture team at G.J. Gardner Homes and Darren Palmer, where you’ll be able to choose from a range of cutting edge interior decorating styles to take your interiors to the next level.
“My design ethos is to make good design accessible for everybody,” says Darren. “The Tailored - Inspired Home Collections allows me to give people the means to access something that is appropriate for them and make great design a part of their lives as well.”
Choose from a range of six different styles to adopt a look using details and finishes for both the exterior and interior of your new home.
“This collaboration is a first for G.J. Gardner Homes and also for Darren and will make high end design accessible for new home builders on any budget,”Darren Wallis
All the hard work is done for you with interior finishes such as wall and trim paints, wall and floor tiles, splashbacks, carpets, floorboards and benchtops all selected to form a complimentary moodboard of finishes that will inform your whole interior décor scheme.
“So many people are afraid to make decisions when it comes to design for fear of making a mistake,” says Darren. “This can often lead to mismatched, safe choices that don’t encourage cohesiveness in design throughout the home."
Outside, the palette of finishes extends to cladding, decking, stone and timber details, as well as Colorbond steel elements.
Inspired by nature, the ‘Beach’ theme uses fresh, bright styling and a neutral colour palette of oak, white and grey.
The ‘Contemporary Australian’ palette also looks to nature, embracing stronger tones with spotted gum, walnut and eucalypt surfaces.
A decorating trend close to Home Beautiful’s heart, ‘Japandi’ is a blend of minimalist principles of both Scandinavian and Japanese aesthetics.
The ‘Hamptons’ range looks to classic finishes and tapware, Shaker-style cabinetry and a more conservative take on design.
‘Hotel Luxe’ ups the ante with luxury finishes of limestone-like flooring and the sophistication of metallic splashbacks and champagne coloured tapware.
Finally, the ‘Urban’ palette gives a gentle nod in the direction of industrial finishes such as cement-look floor tiles and benchtops, punctuated with black tapware.
The choices present a super-affordable way to realise a fully interior-designed dream home from the ground up, whilst stamping it with your own style.
See the full range here.
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