Designer Rooms

The Home Show’s Designer Rooms offer visitors endless inspiration for their interiors.


Located across from the HOME Living Hub stage, each Designer Room is created around a different theme and by a different designer. Whether you’re looking for something traditional or modern, the Designer Rooms are a great place to start for colour, design and decoration inspiration!


James Treble | James Treble

James Treble is an award wining Interior Designer, TV Presenter and writer, with over twenty years experience in the building & design industry. He is a qualified Real Estate Agent, Kitchen and Bathroom Designer and qualified Interior Designer.

James has been the Interior Design expert on Network TEN’s The Living Room for the past 5 years, is a regular on Sky Real Estate show, & works on 2UE with Tim Webster “Talking Lifestyle” show.

He writes on all things design for HOMES + and shares his love of responsible design as Ambassador for Planet Ark. James is also brand ambassador for United Interiors.

Lyn York | Design Curtains

Lyn York has successfully developed Design Curtains to become Sydney’s leading window furnishing and decorating company. With many years of experience in both residential and commercial areas, Lyn and her team have a diverse range of products to offer such as curtains, blinds, shutters, upholstery, wallpapers, awnings and motorisation, plus an interior design and colour consultation service.

Specialising in quality design and manufacturing the Design Curtains team can measure, manufacture and install the perfect solution just for you in your home or workplace. Design Curtains have their own workroom in Sydney where all goods are expertly manufactured. Lyn has also developed a commercial side to the workroom for other designers, decorators and architects to use.

David Crook

Bio coming soon.

Marina Watson | Affordable Rooms

With 25yrs  in Interior Design and Property Styling, her experience creates stylish designs that increase a property’s value. Marina has been a regular contributor to lifestyle television: Sky Real Estate on Fox and several Interior Design magazines including the Home Beautiful front cover. Also winning design awards at Sydney Furniture Show and Interbuild Sydney show. A speaker at the Renovate & Build Home Show seminars. Style For Success with Marina Watson Property Styling Tips – a great triumph.

Cassandra Martin | Design Curtains

With a formal education in Interior Design and Architectural Drafting, Cassandra began her career in Corporate Interior Design obtaining invaluable experience that fuelled her desire towards the broader creative scope of Residential Interior Design. Since then she’s honed her skills over the past 20 years. Cassandra’s specialised craft is to create personalised interiors that evoke a true sense of belonging for her clients and an emotional response in prospective buyers for properties preparing for sale.

Michelle Begley | Nuevue

Nuevue has a large selection of window and soft furnishing solutions for your indoor and outdoor areas, our products include blinds, curtains, shutters, awnings, upholstery, soft furnishings, fabrics, art tracking and motorisation. They take pride in offering the highest quality products and services to all of our clients including architects, decorators and home owners on commercial and domestic projects. The Nuevue convenient mobile showroom enables us to work with you through the design process within the space. The passionate team will guide you from initial consultation through to installation.

John Eussen | Eussen Living

Design Commentator, John Eussen is a long-standing and highly respected figurehead in the design and interiors industry, specialising in innovative design concepts, new interior decorating practices, and sustainable health and lifestyle trends.

Carving out his own path in the interiors and design industry has led John into several inspired roles, such as global environmental work with the Australian Conservation Foundation, consultancy for various sustainable living and modern decorating lifestyle conferences and design exhibitions.

Scott Skipworth | Torren University

Scott Skipworth brings over 20 years of industry and academic experience to his role as Program Director of Torrens University’s Interior Design courses. Year after year Billy Blue College of Design achieves success in graduate employability.  Billy Blue is now the Design Vertical of Torrens University Australia, so graduates earn a university academic qualification along with industry connected skills. Torrens University offers Diploma, Bachelor, Master and PhD programs.