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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...

23 January 2021

Australia embraces timber with the uptake of sub-tropical modernist architecture

Australia is seen to be embracing Brazilian Modernism as a design influence, which often translates well due to our similar climatic conditions. Design...

30 November 2020

Why Timber Mouldings are an Interior Designer’s Secret Weapon

Timber mouldings are one of the most versatile design components at an interior designer’s disposal. When used creatively, Porta architraves and skirtings add...

05 November 2020

Encouraging Learning, Growth & Development Through Design

Interior design of major university creates a welcoming sense of belonging

30 October 2020

Not Your Average Dowel

According to Merriam Webster, a dowel is a “peg of wood, metal, or plastic without a distinct head, used for holding together components of a structure.”...

30 October 2020

Timber 101: The Properties of Species & Grading

Selecting timber that is fit for purpose is important. We’ll help you understand what to look for so that you’ll have a better idea of what timber to select...

30 October 2020

The 10 Commandments for Architects and Outdoor Cladding

Timber cladding is favoured by architects for its versatility and ability to reconnect people with nature. Architects should follow these 10 Commandments for...

29 October 2020

Designing With Timber: Applications of Timber Species

Using timber products indoors can make us feel connected to nature – positively impacting on our health, wellbeing and productivity.

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