Darren Palmer

June 20, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Colour is back for 2019

One of the most common things I am asked is what’s new or what’s hot. There are some great trends emerging in 2019 and colour, I […]
June 10, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Dream homes begin with the right plan

Creating a new home is one of the biggest projects you will undertake in your life, so taking the time to get it right is important […]
June 2, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Making your home family friendly

People who visit my home are often surprised that it feels so comfortable. Maybe they’re expecting some kind of hard-edged design museum where you can’t touch […]
May 17, 2019

From Darren Palmer: The Key Rooms in Your New Home – How To Get Them Right

Kitchens and bathrooms are the biggest home value adders and set the design tone for the rest of your house. The key is to make them […]
May 17, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Trust experts to guide you

Unfortunately, statistics show that choosing finishings for a home and working on the design elements really stress people out. Good news is this is precisely the […]
May 17, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Don’t let colour cripple you

Time and time again, I am asked about colour, how to make it work in the home and what are the ‘right’ schemes to follow. Choosing […]
May 17, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Don’t ignore the detail

The details are not the details. They make the design. This is one of my favourite design quotes – from Charles Eames, the American designer who […]
May 17, 2019

From Darren Palmer: Give yourself time to find your style

When I ask new home builders what their favourite interior design style is, they will often say “I like a beachy, casual look that’s comfortable” or […]
May 17, 2019

From Darren Palmer: My Dream Home

G.J. Gardner Homes wanted to know a little bit more about my piece of paradise I call home. So here goes. 1.Where do you live and […]
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