STYLE INSPIRATION: The New York Bathroom

Nothing says ‘Manhattan’ quite like the New York style bathroom. The look is monochromatic with a huge emphasis on white. Of course white reflects light and creates the illusion of space which is often required in smaller NYC apartments and hotels. Simple brick or subway style ceramic wall tiles are at the heart of any New York […]

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KWD Alpine Inspirations – Fjall at Falls Creek

At last it’s snowing! Now is the perfect time to travel to the alpine regions and enjoy some skiing, snowboarding or tobogganing. Or perhaps just enjoy a nice glass of red by an open fire. In this blog we bring you some alpine inspiration, taking in the lovely textures and finishes used in modern alpine architecture.  In particular, we […]

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PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Encaustic Concrete Tiles

The team at KWD love working with stunning products, ones where colour, texture and innovation are abundant.   Thus, encaustic concrete tiles are an absolute favourite.  The beauty about these tiles, is that no matter how many projects we specify them in, there are so many combinations and permutations that no two projects are ever […]

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PROJECT: Epicurean Red Hill

Open for business since early 2013, Epicurean Red Hill is a favourite past KWD commercial project. If you haven’t been inside yet, take a look at the following images, they are sure to entice! Epicurean Red Hill encompasses an Italian styled bakery, Cheese larder, Italian Cucina and Regional Wine Centre. With a strong regional focus their food and wine is sourced […]

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PROJECT: Elizabeth Street Malvern

PROJECT: 78A  Elizabeth Street LOCATION: Malvern, Melbourne Australia One of KWD’s most memorable and impressive projects, in collaboration with designer Mark Kirszner from Arthaus Interiors, is currently up for sale. The sophisticated townhouse at 78A Elizabeth Street in Malvern comprises four bedroom and four bathrooms. Spacious, light filled, and private, the stunning home enjoys the finest […]

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PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Deco d’Antan by Tagina

When you feast your eyes on these jaw dropping Italian tiles, you won’t need to look any further. Superbly manufactured Deco d’Antan by Tagina are outstanding in every way and now available through KWD. These stunning tiles are not simply a new collection for floors and walls but a true and real ceramic system dedicated to […]

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KWD: What Makes Us Unique

Exceptionally well connected both in the architectural and interior design industry, both locally and internationally, Kate Walker Design (KWD) is abreast of all the latest trends in the world of hard finishes. As a complete solutions based partner, KWD will specify, source and supply across key projects including; low and multi-density residential projects, hotel refurbishments, […]

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DESIGN FOCUS: Marvellous Monochrome

DESIGN FOCUS: Marvellous Monochrome Monochrome is a term used in the interior design world to describe a colour theme that only uses shades of one hue – usually black or grey. It’s a timeless yet bold look that suits almost any residential and commercial space. Over the last few years, the monochrome theme has enjoyed a huge resurgence in […]

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PROJECT: Asling Street, Brighton

PROJECT: 73 Asling Street LOCATION: Brighton, Victoria EDWARDIAN BEAUTY AND GLAMOUR Superbly renovated with luxurious detail throughout, 73 Asling Street Brighton is one of KWDs latest residential projects. Working with the ever talented Ian Freeman of Morphosis Architects, and the very discerning owners of the property, the process from start to finish was executed with precision. […]

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PROJECT: The Face, St Kilda

PROJECT:  The Face, Corner of Acland and Carlisle Streets, St Kilda Developer:  ARNO Corporation Architect:  Ashton Raggat McDougall (ARM) Builder: ICON Constructions Commercial Tiler: Stone craft What the Developer says: Inspired by the eclectic spirit of St Kilda-ness, The Face breaks new ground in residential design for Melbourne. Appearing sinuous and liquid, the four storey […]

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