Before joining Refresh Renovations Guy served a 25+ year apprenticeship: writing, thinking and advising about home renovation, architecture and interior design via the pages of many of Australia’s leading newspapers and lifestyle magazines. Guy is a past Design Editor at Belle Magazine, ex-Domain Editor at the Sydney Morning Herald and he has written countless articles, published both here and overseas, about building, extending, re-imagining and re-inventing the contemporary home.
Guy’s peak skill is understanding and interpreting clients’ hopes and needs for their home – within the bounds of a realistic budget – and being the agent, intermediary and key point-of-contact for turning a renovation dream into reality. He’s a strong advocate for good design and innovation mediated by an understanding that smooth and achievable renovations are all about navigating a middle path in design/construction. This is the path, in other words, that marries a homeowner’s taste and wishes with the right design support (depending on the scale, complexity and scope of a particular project) alongside practical, streamlined and expert construction management.
Guy’s in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of building, extending and renovating homes around the globe, allows him to understand a homeowner’s vision for their house and to help translate this into a project plan that considers the latest building techniques and value-for-money materials. Guy is your one point of contact for all your renovation needs.
Guy is the author of a couple of architecture and design books, has a Masters Degree in Communications and has worked with a number of leading architecture and design practices furnishing their written and communication needs. When he’s not obsessing about renovation and design, you’ll likely find him on his road bike, reading a good book or binge-watching the latest Netflix series.
2020 Best Of Houzz Service Award
Nov 2020A bespoke kitchen and Bathroom refit in Potts Point, NSW
Nov 20201960s kitchen and bathroom brought to the 21st century in Marrickville, NSW.
Dec 2019A home transformation in Sydney
Nov 2018Updating an investment property in Potts Point, NSW