SMART tips to get the most out of your multi-purpose furniture
Jan23

SMART tips to get the most out of your multi-purpose furniture

So you’re after a practical home that exudes style and sophistication, and it may seem difficult to tick all of the boxes. Do you crave a home that’s efficient and convenient whilst saving space and money? Look no further – check out our top tips for getting the most out of your multi-purpose furniture! 1. Bike Shelf  When you think about maximising space and maintaining a stylish interior, you probably don’t...

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The Smart Prestart Process – Part 3
Oct26

The Smart Prestart Process – Part 3

We’ve reached the third and final installment of The Smart Prestart Process. In Part 1, we discussed the Pre-Prestart checklist with the key things you need to do in order to be prepared for your Prestart meetings. Followed by Part 2, which explored how to tackle your site and electrical plans during the first half of your Prestart Meeting. Now the Part  3 of Smart Prestart Process focuses on the fun part – the final...

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The Smart Prestart Process – Part 2
Sep30

The Smart Prestart Process – Part 2

Following on from last week’s post, The Smart Prestart Process Part 1, the day of the Prestart Meeting has finally arrived! After going through all of the preparations from the “Pre-Prestart Process”, you should be ready to tackle the meeting with a solid idea of what inclusions you would like choose for your home. The first half of the meeting requires your full attention (fortunately coffee is provided) during the...

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The Smart Prestart Process – Part 1
Sep23

The Smart Prestart Process – Part 1

You’ve fallen in love with your dream home design and finally signed the contracts for the perfect house and land package. What comes next? The next step is to meet with your Prestart Consultant to complete the prestart process. During your Prestart Meeting, you will finalise the internal and external colour selections and finishes, select all relevant products and upgrades, decide on the electrical layout of your home and complete...

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How to Design a Smarter, More Functional Home
Aug24

How to Design a Smarter, More Functional Home

Functionality can be likened to creating a sense of balance and harmony between people and their human built environment. The Chinese call it Feng Shui and we call it smart design. While it can be difficult to visualise a functional home by only looking at the floor plans, there are plenty of design tools available to assist in creating your smart home. Combine these tools with helpful advice from building experts and you’re off...

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How to Understand Your Electrical Plans
Aug15

How to Understand Your Electrical Plans

Electrical plans are often the last thing on your mind when you imagine living in your new home. With all the excitement of choosing the ideal floorplan and thinking about the layout of your rooms, planning your electrical system may be overwhelming at the beginning. Not to mention it seems like a complex task, which requires a lot of forward thinking. We spoke to Smart’s Prestart Consultants Sarah Baliey and Tess Godfrey to get...

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