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Darren Palmer’s tips for finding your kitchen style


Image credit Freedom Kitchens If you’ve ever had to design or select finishes for a kitchen, you’d know it’s no easy task! What seems to make the process even more difficult, are the endless choices and million decisions that need to be made — from cabinetry to benchtops, layout, lighting and more! There’s no ‘right

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Darren Palmer: Designer, Writer and Speaker: Switching Gears


It’s always lovely crossing paths with Interior Designer Darren Palmer. Such a great natured, fun and talented man I was quietly delighted to be seated on the same table at a recent function. We were all talking general chit chat and I started asking Darren how he started his career and his story was just

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Design Hunter Q&A With Darren Palmer


As a judge for the upcoming Gift and Life Instyle Awards (GALA), Darren Palmer certainly knows a thing or two about great design. Darren shares with us his love of art, good food and ice cream. Your name: Darren Palmer What you do: I’m a speaker, writer and designer who also has his head on the

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Darren Palmer’s Easy Luxury


Darren Palmer’s first book, Easy Luxury (Murdoch Books, $39.99), is an ode to the style he loves – comfortable, beautiful and polished yet still down-to-earth. It features images by Felix Forest from Darren’s own interior design projects (he runs his own practice, Darren Palmer Design Studio) and a plethora of practical tips and solutions. Karen

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Darren Palmer shares 4 mini makeovers


Interior design expert and The Block judge Darren Palmer is back with a new book, Home Space, packed with inspiration to help you create a home you love to live in, whether you’re a family, a couple or a single inner-city dweller. In this sneak preview he shares how to make over a living room

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Darren Palmer’s tips for a simple Christmas


What with The Block, Reno Rumble, a busy interior design practice, magazine appearances, a new house purchase and a young son, it’s probably not surprising Darren Palmer is looking forward to a simple celebration this year! He shares his ideas about table styling and his secret to fresh seafood…My kind of Christmas is:A family day full of food

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5 warehouse conversion style tips from The Block judge Darren Palmer


In this warehouse conversion for a family, Darren Palmer leaves the skeleton of the beautiful building to work as a natural backdrop for his interior design scheme. (Felix Forest HomeSpace) How do you make a house your home? That’s the challenge interior designer Darren Palmer takes on in his new book, HomeSpace. Using real-life interior

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Darren Palmer Collaboration with King Living


The greatest thing about working with an established brand such as King Living is the opportunity to turn its visual identity on its head. Known for sleek and refined designer furniture, I saw an opportunity to reinterpret their beautiful product in two new and unique directions.The encore bed has a mid-century feel to it, with

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Altered Space


Celebrated designer Darren Palmer creates an incredible environment in an aircraft hangar for a very special Audi evening. “Transforming a working helicopter hangar into a magical space for one night is no small task, but one which leading interior designer Darren Palmer took to with relish.”Photography Ken Butti The brief was to create ‘an amazing

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Darren Palmer’s pick of the hottest kitchen trends for 2016


As a barometer of interior trends for the forthcoming year, it doesn’t get much more instructive than the recent Milan Furniture Fair, or Salone Del Mobile, held in April this year. And when it comes to kitchen design trends, EuroCucina (held as part of the fair), is considered something of a savvy style predictor. Read on for

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