An ancient Japanese practice is being embraced in Australia as a cutting edge design technique that lends textural beauty to modern residential abodes. Shou sugi ban, which roughly translates to 'burnt cedar wood', is a way of preserving and full story >
"Choose an architect and choose a builder and if you can choose them under the same roof, so much the better! That was certainly our experience.”
These are the words from our client Anthea, who is still enjoying her award-winning Floreat home (two full story >
This Dalkeith custom build by Humphrey Homes exudes a simple elegance and seamless connection between its lightfilled spaces.
The 470sqm four-bedroom two-and-a half-bathroom home is a careful blend of architectural functionality and a luxurious full story >
Recycling certainly isn’t a new concept, but it is finding new purpose in the home design industry. One person’s rubbish has become another person’s architectural gold.
Used building materials like red bricks from period homes and jarrah timbers full story >
As Humphrey Homes celebrates its 20th year, Owner/Director Dean Humphrey (pictured here with Cath Hart, Executive Director HIA WA) has been appointed Regional Vice President of the Housing Industry Association (WA), taking over from Phill Theunissen full story >
When building or designing your home, traditional wisdom dictates you pay excruciating detail to every little part to make sure everything is perfect.
However, there is a new trend in town encouraging you to do the exact opposite – to forget about full story >
A remarkable mix of rammed concrete, timber and steel, this Floreat custom build by Humphrey Homes is a compelling piece of design and architecture. The West Australian's New Homes team spoke to proud homeowner Anthea about what it was like living full story >
“We don’t all dress the same, so why should we live the same?” asked Humphrey Homes in-house architect Helen Marchesani when she caught up with The West Australian's New Homes team this week. full story >
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication” is one of our favourite quotes here at Humphrey Homes and inspired by one of the great design masters Leonardo da Vinci.
Our clients often tell us they are seeking a home that is “understated” and today on full story >
Determined to create a lightfilled and spacious character home that was as practical as it was beautiful, Nola’s Cottesloe build is a serene sanctuary by the beach.
Showing what can be achieved through a strong relationship with your homebuilder, full story >
"Friends are surprised when we use ‘positive’ and ‘building’ in the same sentence. The truth is however, building with Dean Humphrey was a very positive experience. There were no surprises or cost blowouts. Nothing was lost in translation. full story >
“Homes should tell a story. They do this through architecture and function and what has gone before”. With these words Humphrey Homes Owner and Director Dean Humphrey summed up a common reason for retaining an original build. full story >
When you have been a registered builder for 20 years and run an architectural practice for almost a decade, it’s likely you’ve seen a lot of change in the ever-evolving homebuilding industry. full story >
One of the measures of our success is sharing a glass of champagne with our clients at handover. So far, we have had 100% success rate. That's a lot of bubbles, and a lot of happy clients!
Here, we chat to Amanda and Gavin about their building full story >
Shou sugi ban is a Japanese technique which roughly translates to "burnt cedar wood" and one Perth architect and builder is bringing the ancient practice to Perth.
The practice preserves and beautifies timber by using fire to char the surface of full story >
Inspired by the luxurious plantation-style homes of Saint Barthélemy and the Caribbean, this Mosman Park custom is a bespoke ode to the best in weatherboard architecture.
Built to the taste of the occupying family, the home features vistas from full story >
Crisp sands and striking scarlet sunsets; welcome to life at Cottesloe.
Part of a home project on Eric Street which captured the essence of its coastal location, Humphrey Homes was approached in the detailing, material specification and product full story >
Humphrey Homes is opening the doors to one of its latest custom built homes for two weekends in May.
Located in Dalkeith, the bespoke home inspires with its understated simplicity.
Quite the proposition, the home is almost the length of an Olympic full story >
Have you considered an interior designer for your new home? There are many benefits in opting to include that service and today we find out what they are as we chat to Humphrey Homes’ Interior Designer Joie Stevenson.
Cohesive look and feel full story >
Striking and contemporary, this Humphrey Homes custom build is everything homeowners Wayne and Kylie wanted, and then some.
Completed to perfection, the orientation of the Swanbourne home means it captures views of the park across the road. full story >
A registered architectural practice since 2012, Humphrey Homes recently announced it was adding another string to its bow.
The decision to bring the task of interior design in house was made to ensure the company’s designs reflected its overall full story >
If you’re looking at building in 2018, there’s a lot of exciting plans to make. And, with that, of course comes a lot of questions to consider. One of the main ones focuses on whether you should choose a project builder or a custom home builder. full story >
The prestigious suburb of Peppermint Grove is Perth’s prime location for luxurious and beautiful homes.
So when Humphrey Homes had the opportunity to create a custom home for clients Sue and Peter in the area, the builder knew it needed to be full story >
One of Peppermint Grove’s oldest homes is set to become one of the most contemporary with a large-scale addition to improve functionality and overall aesthetics.
Affectionately called Bleak House, the home on View Street was built in 1892 and has full story >