It’s time to say YES to the home of your dreams

It’s time to say YES to the home of your dreams

Tips and Advice, Lifestyle

Custom designed home BrisbaneI consider myself to be truly fortunate because each day I get to do something that I love – design homes that enhance people’s lives. And as an experienced residential architect in Brisbane, I understand the difference that my designs make to the way that people live.

There are few things as rewarding as having client’s contact you months after they’ve moved into their custom designed home to tell you how much it has improved their lifestyle. And it’s something that I get to experience on a regular basis.

The importance of lifestyle design

People who don’t live in custom designed homes in Brisbane are often just putting up with the shortcomings. Sometimes these issues are minor and other times they can be hugely frustrating, but regardless of how serious these compromises are it’s an amazing feeling for both architect and homeowner alike when their new home or renovation design overcomes those issues.

Giving people the things they’ve always wanted, or better yet exceeding their expectations, is so rewarding. And this is why working with an experienced Brisbane residential architect is so important. We take the time to get to know your lifestyle preferences and then use our building and design talent to offer you solutions that you might never before have thought of.

Design enhancing life

This is a term that we often use to describe the outcome that our custom home designs achieve. We create home designs that enhance people’s lives. And because each person’s lifestyle is different, our designs really do need to be customised. After all, a design feature that enhances one client’s lifestyle might not have the same effect for another.

Of course, over time our lifestyles change and so our homes need to change as well. Sometimes all that’s needed is some interior designing – new furniture or moving things around – but more often it requires some inventive renovating to get the desired outcome.

What this means for your lifestyle

The first thing you notice in a custom designed home created by dion seminara architecture is how well-connected spaces are. Moving through the home becomes effortless and everything is easy to get to. Spaces are uncluttered and comfortable allowing you to interact with your environment in a way that is stress-free and enjoyable.

Areas are either intimate and cosy or open and connected depending on your needs. Spaces are ergonomically designed for comfort yet visually appealing, working in with and complimenting the spaces around them.

And for those with limited budgets, we can master plan your solution so that it grows over time, enhancing your life a little more with each completed phase.

We treat your home design like it was our own

We don’t simply create customer house designs; we create home designs with the occupants’ needs in mind.

This is part of the reason why I love it when people take up our additional documentation and management services; because each home I design is designed from scratch. I treat every project like it is my own home and because I treat it like my own I want to know that the builder, the subcontractors and the trade’s people are doing everything to the highest standard without cutting corners.

Let us enhance your life

Think about the little things that bug you about your current home. Now imagine what life will be like when we eliminate those problems and give you the home you’ve always dreamt of.

It is the holiday season, a time of giving, so why not give yourself the gift of a better life by committing to have dion seminara architecture create a custom home design or renovation. It’s one gift that you will benefit from every day of the year for many years to come.

Dion Seminara Architect


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Hi, I am Dion Seminara, practicing architect and licensed general builder for 30 years as well as an environmental sustainable design (ESD) expert. I graduated from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) with honours, QLD in 1989. Registered as an architect in 1991 and registered as a builder in 1992, I am also a fellow member of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA). Having received 12 ArCHdes Residential Architecture Awards, LJ Hooker Flood Free Home Design Award and the 2016 AIA Regional Commendation for Public Architecture, my expertise with both residential renovation (to all types of houses, especially Queenslanders, 50s/60s/80s), new contemporary homes and luxury residences has earned me a reputation as one of Brisbane's architectural specialists in lifestyle design architecture, interior design and landscape design.