Interview Insider: Behind the Scenes with Decus Interiors

Interview Insider: Behind the Scenes with Decus Interiors

One of the most exciting parts of being a specialised architecture and design writer is meeting the amazing minds behind some of our most beloved built environments. One particularly brilliant brain belongs to Alexandra Donohoe Church, the founder and managing director of Decus Interiors in Sydney. I recently caught up with Alexandra to interview her [...]

Meet the Creative Minds Behind Minosa

Meet the Creative Minds Behind Minosa

It's rare when you meet business owners whose philosophy towards design echoes your own. Rarer still is when you discover that said business owners have built an entire company and product line based on your shared ethos. But this superb and singular phenomenon occurred while researching a story for Houzz when I spoke with Darren [...]

The Importance of Ergonomic Home Design

The Importance of Ergonomic Home Design

One of the things that makes Casa Communications different is a deep understanding of how the built environment can change our lives. I don't just write about amazing architecture or dazzling designs; I write about how they affect us. If you're reading this, you probably already know that many of my articles explore the ways [...]

Inside the Home of Interior Architect Georgia Ezra

Inside the Home of Interior Architect Georgia Ezra

Ever wondered what happens when an interior architect and construction manager renovate a run-down home? They create a heaven on earth, of course, in record time and for a fraction of the cost most people would pay. Meet Georgia Ezra, the savvy founder of Tiles of Ezra and the Melbourne-based interior design practice Studio Ezra (previously [...]

How Design can Create a Community

How Design can Create a Community

Have you ever paused to wonder how communities are made? It's a fragile, complex and enriching process when a suburb becomes a neighbourhood, when a city becomes a society. While writing a recent story on the subject for Houzz, I discovered some inspiring residential architecture and designs that aim to connect people and create communities. And [...]

How Neuroarchitecture is Changing the Future of Design

How Neuroarchitecture is Changing the Future of Design

This year I have been fortunate to interview some extraordinary neuroscientists about the exciting new field of neuroarchitecture – a fascinating topic I've written about for Houzz in Australia and for Roca Galleries throughout Spain and Europe. So it's understandable that I am often asked about neuroarchitecture. Why is it so important? How is it [...]

Greetings and Welcome to Casa Communications

Greetings and Welcome to Casa Communications

Hello and thanks for visiting Casa Communications' little corner of the web. I'm Julia Fairley, a Sydney-based freelance writer and founder of this exciting new adventure, which mixes wordsmithery with the world's finest ideas and designs. If you’re reading this inaugural blog post, you’re either interested in architecture, design and interiors or are my mother. [...]