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Inside Darren Palmer’s renovated Sydney home


Interior designer Darren Palmer left nothing untouched when he renovated his Federation-style home in inner-city Sydney.The judge on renovation smash The Block says it took six months to renovate the home, adding two new bathrooms, redoing the kitchen and knocking down internal walls.“It’s all redone, re-covered, restored, repainted or resurfaced,” he says.“I restored the original plaster

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Inspiration

The Block’s Darren Palmer shares his interior tips for renters


With 7 million Australians renting and a third of those people doing so for the flexibility it allows, this presents a serious interior design challenge. We spoke to The Block star Darren Palmer about the changing face of the Australian renter and he also revealed his top interior tips for renters. “With the property market

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Inspiration

How to turn your bachelor pad into a stylish retreat


Is your bachelor pad letting you down in the style stakes and affecting your romantic success? Here’s our best advice for updating your home, stat!Did you know that having a tackily decorated or messy home is a deal-breaker for most singles? According to relationship site eHarmony Australia, 60.3 percent of Australians would break up with

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Inspiration

Darren Palmer’s 5 tips for revamping a rental


My track record for staying in one place isn’t great. I moved out of home when I was 17 and on average, I have moved once every two years.I wouldn’t define myself as the transient type, I’ve just had a lot of different opportunities take me in a lot of directions. Your life or job

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Education

Interview with The Style Podcast


Darren Palmer toyed with being an Architect, studied graphic design, opened his own business.. and then became an Interior Designer after an encounter in the Hamptons. If life is a journey not a destination then Darren Palmer is the poster boy for not making plans. In this interview Darren is honest and open about what

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Inspiration

Inside DP’S Former Edgecliff Home


Celebrity interior designer and TV renovation judge Darren Palmer works his magic off the screen to create a contempoary-classic family home. A well-timed conversation with friends while searching for a new home led interior designer and Nine Network’s The Block judge, Darren Palmer, and his husband Olivier Duvillard, to a city-fringe neighbourhood and a speedy

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