Archives / 2013 / February

Timber Lining Patio Renovation

Timber Lining Patio Renovation

Austin Developments recently renovated a tired City Beach pergola to create an entirely new outdoor room. The old ceiling timbers were covered with Glosswood timber deck lining to the underside. The polycarbonate roof sheeting was removed and changed to colorbond . This transformation has made this entertaining area a brand new extension of the house. The design and landscaping was by Living Envir... »

Swim Spa Deck & Pitched Pergola

Swim Spa Deck & Pitched Pergola

The Before and after shots of this job in Willagee speaks for itself, a wide board Jarrah deck raised up to the elevated area of the house was particularly challenging as we needed to create an area to build the pergola from. A WIDE BOARD JARRAH DECK RAISED UP TO THE ELEVATED AREA OF THE HOUSE WAS PARTICULARLY CHALLENGING AS WE NEEDED TO CREATE AN AREA TO BUILD THE PERGOLA FROM. We also took the o... »

Jarrah Screens and Frames

Jarrah Screens and Frames

Timber screens are becoming a popular design feature and can be used to mask traditional static fencing products. Timber screens do not always need to be solid walls and lots of timber. A cleverly designed framework with small sections of cladding like this recent Austin Developments Jarrah screen project gives a perception of depth and can reduce costs significantly. Sometimes seeing that old fen... »

Timber Screens Balance Design

Timber Screens Balance Design

Timber screens are always an easy link to balance timber textures in a back yard. When timber decking under an alfresco or patio has a feature bench seat or in this case a feature shower screen the visual result brings the two areas together even though they are far apart. Timber screens and bench seats are also a great way to break up a lot of  stone and masonry which for most people is a problem... »

Shopping For Inspiration… Ma Cuisine

Shopping For Inspiration… Ma Cuisine

Ma Cuisine’s Founder Jill Braslin shares her source of inspiration for Ma Cuisine Source: Ma Cuisine »

Perth Shopping Icon Ma Cuisine

Perth Shopping Icon Ma Cuisine

Ma Cuisine set a benchmark never seen before in WA, supplying the Western Suburbs with exactly what it wanted… Source: Ma Cuisine »

Hardwood Timber Screening

Hardwood Timber Screening

A Hardwood  Timber Decked Screen is one of the most effect ways to conceal or partition off an area of your home. Timber Screens not only soften the landscaping element, they are good looking and  durable and  become a feature focal point. With this particular job in Wembley recently completed by Austin Developments our client was looking for a Batu Timber finish between ready built rendered piers... »

Grey Composite Pool Decking

Grey Composite Pool Decking

Grey is the new black! With the number of stylish and interesting colour choices in composite decking products increasing every year, the way these products are being used by architects and designers is creating a new spike in interest in outdoor design. Modwood is a composite decking product that is often requested by Auistin Developments clients and grey Modwood composite deck is a favourite for... »