Renovation – Interior design including joinery design for entrance, cellar, library, bar, guest bathroom, ensuite, laundry, and master walk in robe. Interior colours, lighting and flooring selections as well as bathroom and staircase design. Selections of furnishings for individual spaces throughout the home.
Working with an architect from the start of the project was key to the success of the build, she says. “Many people think interior design follows the build, but working with the architect on the floor plan and interiors from the beginning creates a more cohesive result. And that way, you can resolve any issues […]
In this episode of Houzz TV Live, interior designer Jess Hunter takes viewers through her new-construction home in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. She shows how a galvanised metal roof, painted wood cladding and brick on the exterior ensured the architecture conformed to the heritage area’s rules. Meanwhile, an open layout and minimalist kitchen with […]
Keen to inject personalty and style, the couple enlisted interior designer Jess Hunter, who devised a palette inspired by the home’s surrounds and found clever ways to improve functionality. “We kept the floor plan the same but changed awkward corner cupboards and angles,” says Jess. “We took joinery to the ceiling and added a concealed […]
“Berrima is a historical town established in the 1830s, so as part of the heritage guidelines we had to follow for the house, the frontage had to adhere to the Georgian architecture of the time – with obvious symmetry and specific materials, such as timber and stone,” says Hunter. “These guidelines only applied to the […]
“If the kitchen is the hub of the home, then the laundry is the engine room. A practical layout and efficient appliances are just the start – you’ll also want good storage, durable materials and those little extras that ensure the space delivers to your individual cleaning needs. Here, five designers reveal how they cleaned […]
“In this Q&A series, we turn the spotlight on one thought-provoking renovation each week. Here, Jess Hunter, interior designer and director at Jess Hunter Interior Design, takes us through the clever design techniques she used to transform a dark and dated family home in just three months.”
“It’s no secret that built-in storage is the key to keeping a compact home clutter-free. And it doesn’t have to be boring – here are 11 creative ideas that are as good-looking as they are practical.”