The fast and the fabulous: Two houses in twelve weeks

Caringbah, NSW

Read the ambitious story of Catherine Heraghty who decided to knock down her existing home and build a new two-house duplex (one of which would become an investment property) in just 12 weeks!

Scyon Axon on a Modern Extension

A Modern Classic

Drummoyne, NSW

David and Bec Smith had a clear vision for their home renovation in Sydney’s Drummoyne. They were dreaming of an ultra-contemporary house with a striking architectural extension.

Building a Dream Home Made for Entertaining in Luxurious Style

Dunsborough, WA

Michael and his wife, Alison, love entertaining and regularly open their home to friends and family. They had already purchased the perfect spot: a 1.7 acre bush block nestled in the Western Australian coastal town of Dunsborough. All they needed was the house to suit – one that embraced outdoor living with flair. Here we explore how they created a modern entertainer's paradise with Stria cladding.

A Bold, Simple, Modernist Design


The alfresco area of Lorinda and Patrick's house is the very heart of their home. A home designed for a seamless indoor/outdoor transition, step inside their contemporary Queensland abode and discover how their got their look, their way.

Woman with dog outside modern extension

Balancing Old And New



Rob Graya wanted a unique home that would stand amongst the other homes in his Brisbane suburb. Using a diverse combination of materials, Rob created the home of his dreams which merges a modern extension with a classic front facade.

Renovated house with Stria 325mm horizontal cladding

Brick House Modern Makeover


Moorabbin, VIC

Scyon cladding was used in the home's main architectural feature, a parapet wall. And Scyon Secura flooring was used to replace the squeaky, swollen particle board substrate floor in the living room.

How to

Get the Modern Look

Modern building facade

Expert panel: tips for getting the modernist look

Modern home inner yard

6 fresh facades you've never thought about


The four rules of a modernist look

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