Inspire Series

Be inspired by our hand-picked series of short courses and consultations with industry experts.

Meet the Designer: Design & Style Consultation

This is your opportunity to receive free, independent design advice for your current, future or dream home building or renovating project from one of our in-house Designers.

Our Designers are industry-trained professionals dedicated to helping local home builders and renovators create their dream interior spaces. No matter what stage you are at with your project, make sure you are on the right track with some professional guidance.

Whether you are looking to discuss general design details, would like to review your internal layout plans for functionality, require expert advice about material, product or colour selections or just don’t know where to start – our free, 60 minute consultation is designed to assist.

What can you talk to your Designer about?

  • Plan and layout reviews
  • Product and material selections
  • Colour selections
  • Storage options
  • Furniture selections and layout
  • Interior and exterior paint selections
  • Interior and exterior design ideas
  • Any other design and style questions
Location Home Base
Meet the Designer: Design & Building Consultation

Are you thinking about building a new home or perhaps extending or renovating your existing one?

It can certainly be a big undertaking, even a little confusing at times. To help you through this process, Home Base offers a free, 45 minute consultation with one of our in-house experts, Rocky Amatulli.

With an engineering background and experience in working with local council, Rocky has also worked in high-profile project home building and land development, has renovated homes as an owner-builder and now runs his own business, WA Design & Building Advisory Centre. His extensive industry knowledge may help you save time, money and mistakes.


What can you talk to Rocky about?

  • How to find a suitable block of land
  • Bringing your ideas to life
  • The design process
  • Building orientation
  • Plan and layout reviews
  • Interiors
  • The building process
  • Finding the right builder
  • Contractual issues
  • Hardscaping and landscaping
  • Any other building or renovating questions
Location Home Base
Meet the Designer: Building Designer Consultation (Presented by the BDAWA)
If you are ready to tackle the design process for your custom home building or renovating project, or are looking to invest in unit developments, you will need a building design professional to help you get started. Building Designers undertake professional design and documentation services in residential and commercial construction. Their work includes sketching building plans, preparing documentation, calculating labour and material requirements, building site visits, examining relevant codes and more. In conjunction with the Building Designers Association WA (BDAWA), Home Base offers a limited number of free consultations with local Building Designers, with each Designer offering a unique design skillset. Whether you are looking for a traditional, contemporary or ultra-modern design for your project, find your perfect fit and book a free, 60 minute consultation. Find out more information about the next series of Building Designer Consultations by following us on Facebook and Instagram, and by signing up for our newsletter via the link at the bottom of this page.
What can you talk to your Building Designer about?
  • Overview of the design process
  • Workshopping design ideas
  • Creating a design brief
  • A guide to plans and documentation
  • Local Government approvals process
  • Facade design and material selections
  • Energy efficient design principles
  • Subdivision design process
  • Renovation design process
  • Design projects for Owner-Builders
  • Any other building design related questions