Renovation stories and inspiration

A simple guide to the perfect home office.
April 30, 2020 10:19 pm
#Workingfromhome Have you found yourself working from home? Setting up your home office can be an adjustment, so it is worth taking the time to set yourself up in a space your feel calm and comfortable. We have some Modern Rustics tips and tricks to make your home office as productive as possible. D
Does compact living mean sacrifice, or gaining so much more?
April 27, 2020 2:14 am
There is something endlessly impressive about the Tiny House movement. The clever designs and use of compact spaces incorporated with big windows, biophilic design, natural light and homes that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle – everything has a purpose. COVID-19 has got us thinking, is it ti
3 tips to keep your home standing and protect your bank balance.
April 16, 2020 11:18 pm
These are not the sexiest jobs to do around the house, but they are important ones. With our extra time at home, we have challenged ourselves to complete these 3 tasks in 2 weeks. Are you up for the challenge? TASK 1 – gutters! Over time, leaves, moss, debris and even birds’ nests can make [
Our top pick of the Dulux Colour Awards.
April 6, 2020 2:00 am
For the 34th year in a row, the work of Australasia’s most influential designers and architects is judged by an esteemed panel of design professionals for the Dulux Colour Awards. Here at Modern Rustic, we love to step outside of the box and add a pop of colour where we can, needless to say we
Australia’s first environmentally planned public building – The Cairns Convention Centre
November 26, 2019 9:22 pm
THE CAIRNS CONVENTION CENTRE   Australia’s first environmentally planned public building    Recent refurbishments keep it at the forefront of environmental operation of world class public facilities  It has won many awards for its energy and resource conservation features including the