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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...

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

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...

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. 

29 October 2020

Applications of Timber Species

Designing With Timber – Applications of Timber Species Using timber products indoors can make us feel connected to nature – positively impacting on our health,...

12 May 2020

Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre

This multi-purpose community centre creates an inclusive space where learning, recreation and culture can be shared.

28 April 2020

Kenny Lover Icecream Porta Contours

Kenny Lover! An old-school Australiana themed space filled with colour and texture, Kenny lover is a chefs playful approach to ice-cream without the fuss.

22 January 2020

South Melbourne Life Saving Club

Melbourne’s city foreshore has a new upgrade The South Melbourne Life Saving Club designed by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects and built by Connell...

06 June 2019

How to protect your timber specification for internal applications

Timber wall and ceiling linings are becoming more popular across commercial and residential design because of the softness, texture and warmth timber can...

02 May 2019

Mix and match Porta Contours for unique designs

Foolscap Studio is a design practice that is centred around the built environment and interior architecture at all scales. These designers understand better...

02 April 2019

Create a durable timber feature with Porta Contours for commercial fit-outs

Porta Contours timber lining boards are available in durable Tasmanian Oak hardwood - making it ideal for high traffic areas such as cafes or shop counters....

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