Preparation is key. Or, as my brother, Simon, was quoted saying on The Block: “Prior proper preparation prevents piss-poor performance.” Not too subtle, but the truth shines through. Open- plan living is great in many ways, but can be tricky to get right.
When it comes to renovating, designing a lighting plan is often left to the last minute.You’re tired – and tired of making decisions – which means you focus on getting the job done rather than making good choices.
Hands up those of you who have to turn the TV up when the kettle boils, or have to shout over any little curtain rustle? Just like a lighting plan, being aware of the way sound moves around a home is often left as an afterthought.