Journal

February Find of the Month – dreamy rugs and flooring

February Find of the Month – dreamy rugs and flooring

  At GDP Interiors, we bring you a little insider peek into some special products on a regular basis, with our “Find of the month”. I came across these beautiful rugs from Dash and Albert recently, while sourcing for a client’s lounge room mini makeover.…

Trash into treasure! Sustainability in action – Part Two

Trash into treasure! Sustainability in action – Part Two

At GDP Interiors, we bring you a little insider peek into some special products on a regular basis, with our “Find of the month”. Find-of-the-Month, first for 2018!   Ever wondered what exactly comes of our recycled plastics? Would you believe if we told you…

Trash into treasure! Sustainability in action – Part One

Trash into treasure! Sustainability in action – Part One

At GDP Interiors, we bring you a little insider peek into special products on a regular basis, with our “Find of the month”. Find-of-the-Month, final for 2017! Personally, I have always loved wool. Whether it be my Kermit green worsted wool jacket that sadly no…

Art prize for “Morning Light”

Art prize for “Morning Light”

Diamond Valley Arts Society, Annual Awards Show If you live in Banyule and surrounds, chances are you may have heard of the Diamond Valley Arts Society. The society is approaching a 50 year milestone in the local community, being a home away from home for…

Multi-use furniture

Multi-use furniture

At GDP Interiors, we thought to bring you a little insider peek into some special products on a regular basis, with our “Find of the month”. When space is at a premium it’s super important to seek furniture that can be versatile by adapting to…

Chic French Textiles

Chic French Textiles

What goes on in “trade only” showrooms? Visiting industry showrooms, product launches and trade events are a must for designers in the Interiors Bizz. It is like being a kid in a candy store; ogling designs, feeling textures, marvelling at new technologies and imagining the…

Denfair 2017 Review

Denfair 2017 Review

Last week with great anticipation the GDP team headed over to Denfair – an annual curated design event.  Held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Denfair was jam packed with original, authentic and inspiring Interior Design products and ideas. The Melbourne design industry events mostly appear…

Kids’ bedrooms on your terms

Kids’ bedrooms on your terms

How much control should we give our kids over the look of their bedrooms? In family life, mess is unavoidable. It has taken me a long time to come to terms with this. Our home before children and pets had an unmistakably display-home feel (a…

Dressing your concrete floor

Dressing your concrete floor

Interior Designers and serial Renovators are not impervious to the occasional badly finished job by a contractor, or unpredictable and unavoidable site blemishes. It’s how you deal with the result that matters.  It requires lateral, imaginative thinking, and sometimes you come up with an even more creative…

Not all tiles created equally

Not all tiles created equally

  Have you stepped foot into a tile shop recently? The ranges available are staggering!   Pattern & Form There is every manner of shape and size to consider. Square tiles, subway tiles, hexagons and penny rounds, tiny mosaics, and conversely – large format tiles which are…