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Image courtesy Australian House & Garden Magazine. Photography by Angelita Bonnetti. Styling by Anna Flanders.

SHA Wins Best of Houzz 2017

It’s great to start the year on a positive note. We’ve just found out that we’ve won a 2017 Best of Houzz Award and our team are delighted. This is the second year we’ve picked up this award. The award itself is based on an annual survey of 40 million monthly Houzz users. From this […]

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Fresh and Juicy Christmas - Image Courtesy Glenn Nicholas

A Christmas Message From Our Studio

This year I have a different Christmas message for our clients, suppliers and friends. Over the last twelve months Catherine and I have assembled a small studio team. This year our Christmas message is from everyone in our studio. We are now a group who represent many life stages. In our team we have people […]

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A Home For The Soul

Houzz have featured one of our designs in an idea book about Japanese inspired architecture and interior design. I’m not surprised that there’s a interest in the simplicity and zen quality of these spaces. The speed of change and the complexity of daily life can give rise to a desire to simplify our surroundings and […]

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Bedfordale House

I Love Beautiful Sustainable Australian Timber 

We’ve just been featured in Australian Timber magazine. It’s a profile piece about the evolution of our practice and our passion for Australian timber. I love working with wood. The colour and the texture bring so much warmth and comfort to a home. Wood communicates a kind of strength, permanence and earthiness. In a hectic […]

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Contemporary Wine In Design Comes To Perth

I’m looking forward to being an Ambassador for the Contemporary Wine In Design event coming up in just over a week. This is a lively gathering of architects and designers who come together to discuss the hot issues for our industry. I am particularly looking forward to hearing guest speaker Patrizia Moroso of Moroso. There will be some really […]

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The Peter Hunt Travel Prize

Travel changed my father’s life. He was just a young architecture student when he won a £800 Morawetz Prize. This was 1961, the time of his graduation from Perth Technical College. The award allowed him to travel to London and Europe. It changed his view of architecture and the world. Dad went on to become […]

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Bedfordale House, Architect Suzanne Hunt

Best Of Houzz 2016 Design Award

I’m stunned by how quickly social media is changing the way people find me. Platforms like Houzz and Pinterest mean that often a single image will generate interest and start a conversation. Houzz in particular has been amazing. Last year Joanna Tovia in-house editor for Houzz, contacted SHA about writing an article on our project […]

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