Project: ‘Belle Mar’ Surrey Hills

PROJECT: ‘Belle Mar’ 49 Croydon Road LOCATION: Surrey Hills DEVELOPER and BUILDER: Virgon Property Group Belle Mar is Virgon’s latest luxury New Homes Collection. The collection offers 4 stylish floor plans, designed to accommodate any block shape and size – Slim, Duo, Triple and Basement. This contemporary new design aims to enhance the culture of indoor/outdoor living. The Belle Mar collection is flexible in […]

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Product Maintenance: Caring For Bluestone/Basalt

On a daily basis we at Kate Walker Design are asked for information regarding the safest products and procedures to correctly care for natural stone, and in particular, the very popular material, bluestone/basalt. Bluestone and basalt generally require the same products and procedures for cleaning protection and maintenance, however, as many varieties of these materials are […]

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ROOM IN FOCUS: Outdoor Kitchen

Room in Focus:  Outdoor Kitchen Contemporary Inspirations   Australians are experts in outdoor entertaining, we love a good barbeque!  And with the warmer weather finally upon us, it’s time to head outside! The outdoor kitchen is a space that is demanding attention right across the country. From the simple built-in barbeque and bench top to the full […]

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KWD Expands

Kate Walker of Kate Walker Design is delighted to welcome two new staff members to the busy KWD team. Claire Williams and Jenny Bocskor are both now working in-office to enhance the service and efficiencies within the business. Claire and Jenny are an expansion of the vital support network behind Kate. They each bring a unique […]

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PRODUCT IN FOCUS:Travertine

PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Travertine Without question, Travertine is one of the most popular stones used in both ancient and modern architecture. The Romans mined deposits of travertine for building temples, aqueducts, monuments, bathing complexes, and amphitheaters. The Colosseum in Rome is the largest building in the world constructed mostly of travertine. In 2013 travertine is still […]

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DESIGNER IN FOCUS – Three Trees Landscape Design

Designer in Focus – Melinda Day of Three Trees Landscape Design Three Trees Landscape Design, led by Melinda Day, provides a complete landscape design service from Port Melbourne to Portsea. From professional design service  through to plant supply, Melinda’s team ensures the finest details are covered. Three Trees is about providing a comprehensive package with […]

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Project: 193 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield. Moore Construction Group and Kate Walker Design

PROJECT: 193 Hawthorn Road LOCATION: Caulfield, Victoria DEVELOPER and BUILDER: Moore Construction Group This project is a flagship property for builder and developer, Tyrone Moore of Moore Construction Group. Close to his heart, being his own home, Tyrone deliberated tenaciously over every single minute decision.  His attention to detail, and quest for perfection has led to a finished […]

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POOL TILES: To achieve an elegantly finished pool, newly created, but seemingly having been there forever, there are a few tricks of the trade to consider:

1) Carry the coping material into the waterline of the pool 2) Start the pool tiling just under the waterline (this helps reduce the build-up of ‘scum’ at the waterline) 3) Choose classic tiles, like 48×48, or 58×58 mosaics – very old school, yet elegant 4) Don’t be afraid to use a mottled tile.  Tiles […]

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PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Natural Dry-Stone Wall Cladding

Kate Walker Design specialises in a range of Random Natural Dry-Stone Wall Claddings which are used to create a dramatic architectural feature. Used to clad a single interior wall, fire surround, blade wall or garden boundary, each application will create a truly unique result. Suitable applications include: –       Residential and Commercial Landscaping, –       New home builds and […]

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PROJECT: Private Residence, Brighton

    ARCHITECT:  John Friedrich PRODUCTS:  All Floors:  Classico Travertine Cross-cut Honed and Filled 610x610x12mm; Bathroom walls:  Noce Travertine Cross-Cut Honed and Filled 610x610x12mm Bathroom Benchtops:  Honed Classico Travertine Crosscut and Filled Kitchen Benchtops:  Honed Carrara Marble External:  Classico Travertine Cross-cut Honed and Unfilled 610x610x12mm Pool Tiles:  58×58 Classic Blue Porcelain Mosaic  Working with this client […]

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