A Melbourne Home Turned From Tired To Inspired

The owners of this Northcote, Victoria home weren’t after anything over the top in their recent renovation, but achieving their objectives on a relatively compact block (390 square metres) and budget required the expertise of Project 12 Architecture.

Rather than adding a mammoth extension, the practice devised a reworking of the original brick home, plus a modest 39 square metre addition containing new kitchen, dining, and living areas.

The existing house required significant refurbishment, including re-stumping, internal hard-plaster, and flooring throughout, but aesthetic alterations were minor. ‘The red brick, semi-detached residences [in the area] provide a utilitarian charm which was required to maintain and respect in our proposal,’ says Aimee Goodwin, director of Project 12 Architecture.

The most significant change made to the original house was repositioning the front door to the south, allowing space for a dedicated entrance hallway. ‘This space frees up the main living functions, liberating

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Launch It! How To Build A Website (All By Yourself) With Annie Portelli

Today we bring you Lesson #3 in our Small Business Summer School, in partnership with  Squarespace!

If you’ve watched the last two episodes (here and here!) you will have a good overview of what it takes to set some goals and map out your first twelve months in business, as well as an understanding of how to photograph your product, in order to starting building your online presence.

Now, it’s time for the nitty gritty – building your website! Whilst this might seem like an overwhelming task, honestly, it’s easier than you think.  Squarespace’s all-in-one platform makes it easy to buy a domain, and build a great-looking website, all by yourself. Seriously!

In this lesson, Art Director and Graphic Designer Annie Portelli (and, yes our very own Art Director here at TDF!) shares her top tips on choosing your template, creating your website,  and making the most

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