Case Studies

Soft Lines

Sheer curtains and Duette Shades from Luxaflex meld perfectly with the mid-century curves, expanded interiors and natural surroundings of a sensitive Bilgola Plateau renovation.
Plateau Project is the stunning family home of Phoebe Ghorayeb and photographer Georges Antoni, who... READ MORE

Ask the Expert: Simon Meyer

In this edition of Ask the Expert, Tony Cassar speaks to Simon Meyer from Blinds by Peter Meyer about getting his start in the industry in England, classic car racing, and carrying on a legacy.
Tony Cassar:  Welcome to Ask the Expert, Simon. Simon Meyer:  It’s a pleasure to be... READ MORE

Ask the experts – Jake a...

In this edition of Ask the Expert(s), Tony Cassar sits down with Jake and Miri Kinderman from Tip Top Blinds. A third generation family company, Tip Top has a reputation for quality and reliability. Tony chats to the couple about how they got involved in the industry, how their faith improves their business and how a piece of cardboard helped create one of the best known blind companies in Melbourne.
Tony Cassar: Jake and Miri, thank you for being part of the WFA Ask the... READ MORE

Renson joined forces with Reyn...

As early as the design phase of the new office for advertising agency Hannibal in Roeselare, Belgium, at least one thing was crystal clear: a tonne of light was a must. A glass facade is the obvious choice, however when the sun hits it, the building soon becomes a hothouse, to say nothing of the reflections on computer monitors. Solving this challenge proved an ideal pilot project for Renson and Reynaers Aluminium’s integration of glass facades and minimalist sun protection screens.
Garden at the centre, indoors and outdoors “Design is never the product of an architect... READ MORE

Ask the Expert: Michael Gubby

In this edition of Ask The Expert, Tony Cassar sits down with Michael Gubby from ISeekBlinds. Gubby is a true pioneer in the e-commerce space in the window furnishings industry. Here he discusses what it was like making the jump into e-commerce, dealing with copycats, and a buyout from a big European player.
Tony Cassar: Michael, thank you for being part of the WFA Ask the Expert series.... READ MORE

Seamless integration and smoot...

Grant Norton, founder of Blindware and a veteran of the window furnishings industry, recently embarked on a personal project that allowed him to experience firsthand the excellence of Blindware’s products. Norton, who departed the now Hunter Douglas owned company at the end of 2022, says he has probably experienced one of his most poignant moments with the Blindware products, in particular the SunBoss roller blind hardware system.
Building his own house at Seaside Estate in Adelaide, Norton seized the opportunity to showcase... READ MORE

Elegant, timeless, and contemp...

Nestled among rolling hills and high end homes in the semi-rural town of Picton, on the outskirts of South West Sydney, lies an exquisite property within the picturesque Stonequarry Estate. Renowned for its rural atmosphere and exceptional homes designed to high architectural standards, this estate boasts a luxurious lifestyle just minutes from the township of Picton. In this elegant setting, Market Makers was recently commissioned to furnish a stunning acre abode with a variety of quality window furnishings that would seamlessly match the character of the home.
“The client wanted elegant furnishings – products that would be contemporary and clean, yet timeless... READ MORE

Industry Rising Star – A...

Anton Antoniadis is the Commercial Manager at SP Shutters, a family-owned business based in Melbourne, which specialises in the manufacture and installation of window furnishings, including roller shutters, security doors, and fly screens. Antoniadis’s involvement in the industry dates back to his childhood, as his father had been in the business for 30 years.
“Some of my earliest memories are assembling flyscreens in the garage of our family home.... READ MORE

Ask the Expert – Debbie ...

With thirty years’ experience in the industry, Debbie Jones has helped grow the Uniline Business in Victoria and Tasmania, putting the success of the company down to product and people.
Tony Cassar: Debbie, thank you for joining us in the Window Furnishings Australia Magazine, Ask... READ MORE

Waterfront vision Tennyson Poi...

Blinds by Peter Meyer (BBPM) was engaged to provide a shading solution that maximised views while providing privacy at night for a residence in the waterside Sydney suburb of Tennyson Point.
In a project that required a significant amount of collaboration to overcome design challenges and... READ MORE
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