KWD’S TOP TEN DESIGN STYLES: WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

At KWD, we love every style and enjoy specifying soft and hard finishes, colours, textures and furniture to match any brief.  Design is not about what we would like in our own home, it’s about what works for our clients, what they feel comfortable and what suits their lifestyle.

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KWD talks Boat House Style.

The white palette of Boat House is a far cry from the blues and reds of a nautical aesthetic, from the contrasting timbers of American coastal and from the formal elegance of Hamptons-style.

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So what is American Coastal style?

At KWD we are often asked to create a Hamptons style home. However there are misconceptions about this type of aesthetic. Hamptons style is often confused with American Coastal, so our first step at KWD is to drill down to work out what our client’s vision really looks like.

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From China to Bali and Back

Travelling in search of inspiration and innovation is so important to the design process for KWD. Visiting trade fairs is a vital part of this search for new ideas, new suppliers, new products and new ways of using the products that are already a part of our portfolio. Earlier this year, Kate Walker attended the Xiamen Stone Fair in China for the first time to see what she could discover.

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Gold Coast lifestyle, Hamptons style.

There’s so much to love about this home. I know the property really well, and it is very special. I have enjoyed wonderful holidays in this house with my children, friends and family, lying in the backyard in the sunshine, having a picnic on the lawn and drinking Moscow Mules (read on for the recipe…)

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STYLE INSPIRATION: Coastal Elegance

A home close to the sea should be inviting, light and a place for rest and relaxation. With the head office of KWD located in the beachside location of Mt Martha, on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, it is any wonder that a favoured design style at KWD, is based on a coastal interior, with a sophisticated edge.  With […]

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