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

Living Just owner GRAHAM HOLBROOK suggests the boutique retail store in Pialligo offers entire interior and exterior design and style services, like residence styling, landscape consultation, style and design establish and routine maintenance companies. 

Living Only has advanced and expanded around the past 30 years from a business, indoor, plant-seek the services of business to today’s extensive variety of indoor-outside decorator and characteristic vegetation, decor pots, drinking water options and garden furnishings.

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

Graham claims he’s proud to have designers Robert Kimpton and Gary Ertl on his group, delivering shoppers with their blended skills of more than 60 a long time in landscaping and inside design and style. 

“In conditions of the garden and landscaping, Living Simply is a 1-prevent shop. There is not considerably we just can’t take care of,” says Robert, who is in demand of design and style, upkeep and horticultural consulting. 

Getting analyzed horticulture at Melbourne University, Robert states he has built and developed additional than 75 gardens in Victoria, just before relocating to Canberra in 2020. 

“I present landscape design as perfectly as a consulting services in which I can arrive out to people’s gardens and answer inquiries and help clear up the issues they could possibly be struggling with in their gardens,” he says. 

“Some of these challenges might be drainage or deciding on the ideal plants for a hedge. I deliver a thorough report to the consumer,” he says. 

Robert says that aside from the life-style gains of savoring a gorgeous garden, there are tangible economic positive aspects, way too. 

“Studies have been carried out that show that the backyard garden of a home can be valued as furnishing up to 10 per cent of the complete property value. So it’s essential for my get the job done to secure people’s expense,” he suggests. 

Interior and exterior designer Gary Ertl moved to Canberra this yr, and provides a prosperity of knowledge from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and London. 

Gary claims that his qualified concentration at Living Simply is on the interiors, either at property or the office, which include plant hire as properly as smaller sized and a lot more intimate spaces these types of as balconies and courtyards. 

“A good deal of my job is the difficulty-solving aspect of the area. I’m always hunting at how I can evolve a area into anything attractive,” he says. 

“Even in the chilly Canberra winter season, we tremendously benefit the outside room and we have to have to see the outside as vital in a residence as a kitchen area,” he states. 

Gary says that over his 35 decades in style, his ethos is to keep in the client’s budget and to design competently. He states he enjoys performing with his consumers to generate their eyesight.

“My job is to get the client’s eyesight on track,” states Gary. 

Graham suggests that at the coronary heart of everything he and the crew give at Dwelling Simply just is the appreciation and respect for “biophilia”, which is outlined as an psychological and actual physical connection concerning humans and mother nature. 

“Combining state-of-the-art inside structure, landscape design and style and advanced horticulture techniques, Living Simply just fulfills the biophilic requires that are important to human wellbeing and connection,” claims Graham. 

Dwelling Just, 10 Beltana Road, Pialligo. Phone 6249 1552 or stop by livingsimply.com.au

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