5 Design Tips for a Stunning Hamptons-Style Patio

Hamptons style patio featuring bi-fold doors, retractable fly screen, rattan furniture and wooden flooring in a Sydney home

The popularity of the Hamptons style

The Hamptons style, with its natural themes and elegant beach and country vibes, has become one of the most coveted design approaches. For Australians, this summer-resort style has resonated for a lot of reasons. It aligns easily with the continent’s year-round temperate weather as well as Aussies’ love of the great outdoors. With most of our population living close to the coast, it’s not surprising that the Hamptons style and its celebration of outdoor living has become so popular.

What Are the Best Home Improvements Australians Should Invest In?

Renovations and upgrades can increase the market value of your home as well as your quality of life. They enable you customise your home to match your lifestyle. However, not all upgrades are equal, and some home improvements might be more likely to deliver more value than others.

How to Choose the Perfect Doors For Your Home

How To Choose The Perfect Doors For Your Home

How To Choose The Perfect Doors For Your Home
As they already provide us with privacy, security and a primary means of entering and exiting a room, we likely don’t need to convince you of any of the practical elements of doors. But when it comes to aesthetics, doors are one of the most important yet overlooked design elements of a home, and choosing the right door can have a great impact on the overall appearance and comfort of your home. If you’re in the market for a new door, you’ve no doubt come across the huge range of size and style options. While the choices may seem endless, there are a few easy tips on how to choose the perfect doors for your home.

The Complete Guide to Bi-Fold Doors and Screening


If you’re exploring options for entry points and doorways in the home, you’ve probably already come across bi-fold doors. Bi-fold doors allow you to create an elegant yet practical point of entry to spaces in the home. So what are bi-fold doors and how do they work?

Decorating Your Home with Succulents and Cacti

Artilux - Decorating Your Home
Artilux - Decorating Your Home

One of the most popular decorating trends, succulents and cacti seem to be popping up everywhere. And there are some very valid reasons for this. First off, they add some lovely greenery to the space, and second, they’re exceptionally easy to maintain. Use them in any room of the house and they’re sure to bring some fresh air, liveliness and wonderful textures to the area.

46 Clever Ways to Maximise Space in a Small Home

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Artilux - Maximise Space in a Small Home (8)

Is your small space a little cramped and you don’t know what to do? Or, are you moving to a smaller property and feeling a bit nervous? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you have a small house or a tiny apartment, you can still live large. You can make a small room look (and feel) spacious by letting in more sunlight, painting in neutral colours, and using double-duty furniture. But the key to success is to make all these elements work together.