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30 September 2021

Combine Functionality & Form with a Stunning Feature Wall

Create a stunning feature wall in your lounge or media room that will perfectly combine functionality and form. “We installed this stunning Porta timber...

14 September 2021

5 Things You Need to Know When Working with Timber Lining Boards

Timber lining boards give a natural, tactile warmth to a space. Timber can be used to bring nature into your home, it’s biophilic properties connect our...

06 September 2021

Reminiscent of barn style builds, this bespoke home incorporates multiple textures for visual interest

‘The Barn at Berry’ is builder Chris Mann and his wife Taylah’s latest build and their family home. Reminiscent of barn style builds, Mann Made in house...

02 August 2021

DIY Dreams

Create this clever unique one-off piece of furniture to complement your home. This design entitled ‘Hoddle Totem’ encompasses the duality of design and...

30 July 2021

A Masterclass in Tasmanian Timber

A series of Tasmanian Timber masterclasses presented by Associate Professor Gregory Nolan, a registered Architect and Director of the University of Tasmania’s...

28 July 2021

Porta Shares Sustainability Goals with Beyond Subsistence

Porta are the trusted experts for sustainable innovative timber solutions. This isn’t simply a statement. Porta takes their ethical and sustainable...

26 July 2021

Unleash Your Inner Artist

We have the perfect weekend DIY project using Porta timber materials and some creativity, you can create your own version of this one-off design piece, the...

23 July 2021

Refresh your space with Porta Contours

Enjoy spending time in your kitchen again with a simple refresh using Porta timber lining boards. This kitchen DIY project is easy peasy when you use the right...

15 July 2021

How to Include Wainscoting in Commercial Projects

When you want to romanticise the interior of your home, wainscoting is the go-to design element to get it done. Period homes especially benefit from using wall...

28 May 2021

Old Meets New in this Breathtaking Renovation

This home is unashamedly bold while paying homage to its heritage Located in the leafy inner Adelaide suburb of Rose Park, South Australia, the Doyle Residence...

02 March 2021

10 Benefits of Using Porta Timber in Your Home

Australian timber is a versatile and attractive material. It is not just reserved for use in commercial spaces.

02 March 2021

How to Take Style to the Next Level with Timber Mouldings

Looking to take your style to the next level? Timber mouldings are a great way to do it. From hallways and bedrooms to dining rooms and kitchens, there is a...

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