CERAMIC TILE ARTISAN IN FOCUS: Guy Mitchell

  WHERE IT ALL BEGAN:  Guy Mitchell is a dedicated designer-maker of artisan ceramic tiles. His interest in working with clay stems from the time Guy spent at university, studying 3D Design and specialising in ceramic-making and tableware. It was here that Guy began to make tiles and experiment with glazes and finishes. INSPIRATION:  Guy […]

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TILE TREND: Hexagonal Tiles

The hexagonal tile generated its inspiration from Roman and Moorish patterns and designs. Today, this stunning geometric trend takes on a modern interpretation of the age-old style by incorporating contemporary colours, textures and patterns. This exiting new trend allows us to move away from the traditional square tile format, creating a modern and eye-catching look. […]

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10 Minutes with KWD’s Director – Kate Walker

With a family of Interior Designers and successful Ceramic Tile Merchants, it is any wonder that Kate Walker entered the world of design, with her primary focus being the supply of stone and tiles, and later, carpet, timber flooring, joinery and stonemasonry.  Having worked in the family business, National Tiles, Kate comes to the industry […]

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PROJECT: Feast of Merit

Every so often the team at KWD get to funk up the vibe and work on a project with attitude and a social conscience. Take this Richmond restaurant for example. Feast of Merit is a chic modern space with a relaxed atmosphere, scrumptious menu and staff devoted to a wonderful cause. The Swan Street establishment is an initiative […]

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PROJECT: Prescott Avenue, Mt Martha

Project: 21 Prescott Avenue, Mount Martha Architect: Wolveridge Architects Builder: MRB Constructions Few new homes are designed and contructed to a level like 21 Prescott Avenue in Mount Martha. Spectacularly modern with a firm emphasis on quality and functionality, this project is a KWD local favourite. Wolveridge Architects (www.wolveridge.com.au) have been in practice since 2000 and have […]

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PROJECT: 50 Moor Street, Fitzroy

Modern inner city terrace living is featured here at it’s absolute finest! Fresh, light and with an air of Scandinavian design, KWD was proud to be involved as a key supply partner of 50 Moor Street. Working with boutique property developers Milieu and the innovative builders at Project Group, Kate Walker from KWD specified, sourced and […]

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PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Eco Grass

Product In Focus:  Eco Grass Here is an amazing product you may not have ever considered – Eco Grass or artificial grass. As you will see from the photos featured in this article, it looks incredible. Lasting from 15-20 years, Eco Grass is rapidly growing in popularity due to the high quality of production and it’s likeness […]

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PROJECT: Esque Apartments, Kew

PROJECT: Esque Apartments, Willsmere Road, Kew Working in close collaboration with developer and builder Virgon Construction, Kate Walker Design is excited to present the newly completed Esque Apartments. Located in Willsmere Road in Kew, this medium density residential project comprises 14 high end apartments and four outstanding penthouses. The development was a $7.3 million project incorporating […]

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Product In Focus: ONIX from Phoenix Tapware

KWD are delighted to be partnering with Phoenix Tapware to promote some of the most striking tapeware on the market. ONIX is an inspiring matte black range, suitable for many property types, and all available through KWD. There’s a reason black never goes out of fashion. And that’s because it is not just a fashion; […]

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