DE.sign Skills

Workshop

Selecting Interior Materials & Finishes

We share our knowledge and experience in selecting interior materials & finishes, the benefits of using one product over another, selections to suit your budget and achieving that all important wow factor!

DATE: Sunday 28th, APRIL

TIME: 10am - 2pm

LOCATION: Level 3
307/87 Gladstone Street,
South Melbourne 3205
(Street parking available)

$270.00 AUD

+ service fee

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The Scenario:

You are about to embark on a new house build or renovation project - exciting!
You now have the massive task of piecing together the interior spaces, overall look and feel, the finishes, the cabinetry, possibly even the selection of the fittings and fixtures. You have lots of ideas, countless Pinterest boards, everyone you speak to has a different opinion and now you are second guessing yourself. Fear not, we can help!

What you'll learn:

  • How to put together an inspiration and mood board for your project
  • How to go about putting together a cohesive interiors scheme and how to select complementary materials
  • Help you to prioritise which areas of the house to invest more in and where to pull back
  • Education on many of the interior materials and finishes options available incl. timber flooring, carpets, tiles, stone, cabinetry finishes and paint. We share our knowledge and experience in the benefits of using one product over another, selecting finishes to suit your budget and getting that wow factor.

What is included:

  • Materials table for you to touch and feel the products we commonly use and some extra examples for you to take home after the session.
  • A list of our recommended suppliers and showrooms
  • A blank finishes schedule template to help you put together your final selections in a clear and concise way so it can be understood and followed by your builder, cabinet maker, painter etc.
  • We will provide a light lunch. Tea, coffee, and refreshments available throughout the session (please advise of any dietary requirements).

What you'll need to bring:

  • Your own laptop or Tablet with your saved interior inspiration images (we have wi-fi for you to use), please organize your images into rooms or categories prior to the session ie. Kitchen, Bathroom, Cabinetry etc.
  • If an existing house, photos of the existing spaces - inside and outside.
  • Proposed Floor Plans of the new house or extension, also bring a printed copy if possible.
  • If you have already selected any of your finishes prior to this workshop ie. Carpet or tiles, please bring a sample with you or take a good quality photo to share.
  • A work book and pens to take down any notes. Please note: We will not be sharing any notes following the session.

The Details:

Meeting Location: Industry Building Hub; 87 Gladstone St, South Melbourne.
Ground Floor at the black roller door next to Jimmy the Saint Café. Access into the building is limited on weekends so we will meet all participants downstairs at 9:50am sharp.

Please Note: This event requires a minimum 6 attendees to run. If we do not meet this minimum amount, the event will not run and all paid ticket holders at that point will be fully refunded.
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