Simply, it’s a one-stop home, office and garden design store

Simply, it’s a one-stop home, office and garden design store

Residing Merely owner GRAHAM HOLBROOK suggests the boutique retail retailer in Pialligo provides complete inside and exterior style services, including residence styling, landscape session, layout build and upkeep solutions. 

Dwelling Just has evolved and expanded more than the past 30 a long time from a professional, indoor, plant-employ the service of enterprise to today’s comprehensive range of indoor-out of doors decorator and feature plants, decor pots, h2o options and back garden household furniture.

From left, inside designer Gary Ertl, operator Graham Holbrook and landscape designer Robert Kimpton.

Graham suggests he’s happy to have designers Robert Kimpton and Gary Ertl on his workforce, giving clientele with their blended knowledge of extra than 60 yrs in landscaping and inside design and style. 

“In conditions of the back garden and landscaping, Living Simply is a a single-cease shop. There’s not much we cannot manage,” suggests Robert, who is in cost of structure, maintenance and horticultural consulting. 

Owning researched horticulture at Melbourne College, Robert states he has made and designed much more than 75 gardens in Victoria, before relocating to Canberra in 2020. 

“I supply landscape style as very well as a consulting company in which I can arrive out to people’s gardens and remedy thoughts and assistance clear up the troubles they could be going through in their gardens,” he claims. 

“Some of these troubles may be drainage or selecting the right plants for a hedge. I deliver a thorough report to the customer,” he says. 

Robert suggests that apart from the way of living advantages of having fun with a beautiful yard, there are tangible financial gains, also. 

“Studies have been carried out that exhibit that the back garden of a property can be valued as delivering up to 10 for every cent of the complete assets benefit. So it is important for my function to protected people’s investment,” he suggests. 

Inside and exterior designer Gary Ertl moved to Canberra this 12 months, and provides a prosperity of practical experience from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and London. 

Gary claims that his skilled target at Dwelling Only is on the interiors, both at residence or the place of work, together with plant use as nicely as smaller sized and much more personal spaces these types of as balconies and courtyards. 

“A large amount of my job is the issue-resolving factor of the house. I’m normally seeking at how I can evolve a space into something stunning,” he suggests. 

“Even in the chilly Canberra winter, we significantly price the outdoor area and we will need to see the outdoors as significant in a dwelling as a kitchen,” he says. 

Gary says that about his 35 many years in design and style, his ethos is to continue to be in just the client’s price range and to layout efficiently. He says he enjoys operating with his clientele to develop their vision.

“My position is to get the client’s vision on observe,” claims Gary. 

Graham says that at the heart of all the things he and the staff offer at Residing Only is the appreciation and respect for “biophilia”, which is outlined as an emotional and bodily connection among individuals and nature. 

“Combining condition-of-the-art interior layout, landscape style and design and superior horticulture procedures, Living Simply satisfies the biophilic desires that are essential to human wellbeing and link,” says Graham. 

Living Only, 10 Beltana Street, Pialligo. Contact 6249 1552 or take a look at

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