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Garages, Basements and THAT Spiral Staircase
As we near the end of the season and the auction date for The Block contestants is looming, one lucky team has scored their place on the coveted Domain magazine cover – a media win that’s sure to give them a boost come auction day. This week, Jono caught up with Domain’s national managing editor and guest judge, Alice Stolz to de-brief on this week’s mammoth reveal.
The Great Outdoors – Backyards On The Block
Too often left to the last minute (and after the money runs out), landscaping provides the perfect framework for a home, making a new build look established and allowing it to connect with its neighbourhood.
This week on The Blockcast, interior designer Jono Fleming chatted to Block stalwart and landscaper Dave Franklin to get the inside scoop on what goes into creating a complete and established backyard in only six days. Dave shares what he thought of this year’s backyards on The Block as well as the best backyards he’s worked on over the years.
First Impressions & Practical Spaces - Where The Details Count
Utilitarian, practical… boring? Hallways, corridors and laundry are areas we don’t put much thought to. They are thoroughfares, areas we interact with in passing, essential to connecting your floor plan but no ‘pretty’ purpose for us to get excited about. But – looking beyond the narrow walls and lengthy corridors, hallways act as the entrance and conduit to our larger spaces, the artery which connects our meticulously designed and built spaces into one.
Quintessentially Australian – Open Plan Living & Dining
This week on The Blockcast, interior designer host Jono Fleming caught up with the head of design for Freedom, Kate Hopwood to talk about arguably the most-used area of the home – living and dining and the spaces that were revealed on Monday’s episode of The Block. With a growing number of us spending more time than ever at home and the ever-changing trends in decorating and design, there’s lots to unpack to give you the ultimate guide on how to make a cool, comfortable and cosy living space that looks and feels good.
Don’t let lockdowns stop you from building your dream home.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made life very difficult for many people in the middle of building their dream home. However, no matter what these ‘unprecedented times’ throw at us, CSR is always here to help in your journey. Check out all the online tools available for you to continue your home building project.
Form, function, flexibility and a healthy dose of fun.
In the latest episode of the Blockcast, Jono speaks with one of last season’s favourites Sarah & George. The topic is last week’s kids’ bedrooms room reveal and what better timing, with Sarah & George also preparing their home for their own little addition to the family.
The Blockcast with Jono Fleming
Join interior designer and stylist Jono Fleming as he recaps every week on The Block. Each episode Jono will be joined by a special guest to discuss the highs and lows of the reveals, trends in design, styling and building and give insight on different ways to approach each room. This is your unofficial guide to this season of The Block!