Season 1 - Episode 4

Designing an insta-worthy home

by Carlisle Homes


Where else can you listen to not one, but three industry leading interior design experts chatting about home design trends and style tips?

In this episode, we’re chatting about the best part of the KDR process – making the choices and selections for your brand-new home. The one you’ve created moodboards for on Pinterest and saved in Instagram, the one you’ve been planning and visualising in your mind for what feels like forever.

In this exciting episode, we chat with three highly regarded designers in the home styling space - Interior Design Queen Jen Bishop, also known as the ‘Interiors Addict,’ Neil Sookee, Product Design Manager for Laminex, who has been supplying beautiful products to the building industry for over 80 years, and the talented Interior Design Manager at Carlisle, Jess Hodges, who creates the beautiful and inspirational display homes.   

Whether home styling comes naturally to you, or you find it a little stressful – it doesn’t matter, because our team today will help you pull your vision together and shape what will become the home you are proud to say is yours. They chat about all things décor and design including where they get their inspiration from, some of the latest and greatest trends and must-haves in new homes, colour choices and profile options, and how customers go about making their new home selections when they build with Carlisle in the largest and newest customer showroom in the industry – Spectra.  

Carlisle’s exclusive showroom offers customers the unique opportunity to browse through 3,500 products from well-known brands like Laminex, CSR Hebel, Beacon Lighting, Caesarstone and Beaumont Tiles, across 2,500 square meters – with real life kitchens, bathrooms and laundry displays to help make their appointment even easier. 

Keep your ears for what each of the designers are absolutely loving right now – including some very eclectic wallpaper.   




Episode Credits

Special Guests:

Interiors Addict - Jen Bishop
Neil Sookee – Product Design Manager, Laminex AU
Jessica Hodges – Interior Design Manager, Carlisle Homes


Episode Notes

Find more information about Spectra, or explore the showroom from the comfort of your home with our Virtual Tour  

Download Carlisle’s new KDR Information Pack which details the entire process from start to finish, including all the acronyms, a block suitability checklist and why you should consider a KDR.

Get in touch - visit us at one of our many display homes or at

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Everything we talk about on this podcast is general in nature and doesn’t consider your own circumstances. Please speak to a licensed financial advisor or a professional consultant for personalised information. 

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