Houzz Australia…..a relatively new platform that can be described as a decorator and renovator’s one-stop shop.
It’s pretty much a Facebook-meets-Pinterest-meets-retail platform for home design. The site allows you to search and exchange design ideas, seek advice from experts, purchase appliances and furniture and even source suppliers and tradespeople.
No matter whether you’re renovating, decorating or still waiting patiently for the day your grown up enough to move on from mismatched share houses, this site is super fun to play around on.
Here are 5 reasons why Houzz Australia is the new why to design your home:
1. Ditch the torn out magazine pages and get all your design inspo in one place!
You can browse a huge gallery of images for each room or area in the house from both local and international homes. When you find a design you like, you can simply save the images to your very own ideadsboard section – just like pinterest. You can create multiple ideaboards for different rooms in the house.
2. Find local professionals
With 10,000 + Australian professionals on the site, you have oodles of services and advice at your fingertips. From interior designers and architects to sparkies and plumbers, you can track down experts in your local area, view their recent projects and contact them directly.
3. Find & purchase products
There are soooo many products and brands to choose from. You can search by product type and design style – and then if you wish to purchase a product you will be directed to an affiliate store.
4. Get more home inspo from stories and articles
Houzzes stories are written by professional homes experts whose fingers are constantly on the pulse of what’s next in home design, and have centuries of experience solving homeowners’ design dilemmas between them. From expert landscape gardeners and small-space bathroom designers to craftaholics and stylists, you’ll find plenty of inspo.
5. Advice on all things design, including dilemmas
Whether you’re faced with an impossible design dilemma, have a niggling decorating question or simply want to get the votes on a pressing DIY issue, you can seek advice from experts, home professionals and fellow homeowners alike.