33 episodes

Join award winning interior designer, author and Forever Home expert, Frances, as she takes you on the journey to create the Forever Home of your dreams.

Frances will help you navigate all the big ticket items, and all the little details that get lost along with way when renovating or building a new home.

Focusing on sharing key information to ensure you’re planned and prepared for the journey, she’ll share how to ensure your home is functional, sustainable, durable, and aesthetically beautiful.

Guests will also join Frances to share their insight and expertise on various topics, so you’re getting well rounded information from a wide source of specialists.

Frances has helped hundreds of people create Forever Homes that are designed for their lifestyles and reflects who they are, and is super passionate about you getting your Forever Home right. She’s also built her home Forever Home, so she knows first hand what it takes, and what you need to know.

Share the journey, and let Frances guide you along the way.

Your Forever Home Frances Cosway

    • Home & Garden
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

Join award winning interior designer, author and Forever Home expert, Frances, as she takes you on the journey to create the Forever Home of your dreams.

Frances will help you navigate all the big ticket items, and all the little details that get lost along with way when renovating or building a new home.

Focusing on sharing key information to ensure you’re planned and prepared for the journey, she’ll share how to ensure your home is functional, sustainable, durable, and aesthetically beautiful.

Guests will also join Frances to share their insight and expertise on various topics, so you’re getting well rounded information from a wide source of specialists.

Frances has helped hundreds of people create Forever Homes that are designed for their lifestyles and reflects who they are, and is super passionate about you getting your Forever Home right. She’s also built her home Forever Home, so she knows first hand what it takes, and what you need to know.

Share the journey, and let Frances guide you along the way.

    Episode 32: Kitchen Design Essentials – The Builder’s Insight

    Episode 32: Kitchen Design Essentials – The Builder’s Insight

    This Kitchen Design Essentials episode has special guest, Jeremy Gates from Gaia Construction chat with Frances about some of the key mistakes people make when embarking on creating a new kitchen – and not really understanding the impact of these decisions. Jeremy shares his vast experience as a carpenter and builder on how to avoid mistakes when designing your kitchen, and how a builder can really assist you meet expectations, if engaged early on in the process.

    • 38 min
    Episode 31: Forever Home LIVE- Styles - and how a brief determines the outcome

    Episode 31: Forever Home LIVE- Styles - and how a brief determines the outcome

    In this Forever Home Live, Frances discusses the outcome of projects and how they are determined by the brief for the designer. She chats about how the style created in a place is the outcome of the brief, and that as a designer, she may not necessarily like everything personally herself, but as long as it’s cohesive, has flow, and colours, tones and materials all relate to each other – this is the important part.

    • 17 min
    Episode 30: Kitchen Design Essentials -Kitchen Design Layouts and Location

    Episode 30: Kitchen Design Essentials -Kitchen Design Layouts and Location

    Where your kitchen is located in the home, and getting the layout right is critical to good kitchen design. In this episode, Frances, and guest Interior Designer, Fabieli Fontana talk about the different locations of a kitchen in the home, along with different layouts and what some of the advantages and disadvantages are of each. An interesting discussion between two interior designers on optimum kitchen design!

    • 40 min
    Episode 29: Forever Home LIVE- Working from Home – how to create an ideal space

    Episode 29: Forever Home LIVE- Working from Home – how to create an ideal space

    Frances recorded this Forever Home Live during the Covid 19 isolation period, when many people were working from home for long periods of time. She talks about what you can do to create a working from home space that is productive, personal and allow you to work in a happy environment. Lots of tips to allow you to carve out your own space!

    • 13 min
    Episode 28: Forever Home LIVE- Walk in Pantries – With or Without a Door

    Episode 28: Forever Home LIVE- Walk in Pantries – With or Without a Door

    In this Forever Home Live, Frances outlines reasons why having a door on your walk in pantry is a good idea. She talks about the ideal door scenarios too!

    • 15 min
    Episode 27: Kitchen Design Essentials - How to Determine What You Need in Your Kitchen

    Episode 27: Kitchen Design Essentials - How to Determine What You Need in Your Kitchen

    What do you need to do before you start designing your dream kitchen? In this episode, as part of the Kitchen Design Essentials Season, Frances outlines how you determine what you need in your kitchen (rather than worrying about what everyone else has) and how to determine the what, how and where for your storage requirements, critical to the foundation of your overall kitchen design.

    • 22 min

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Great information inspiration

Clear and concise helpful information. Frances working her way through each room in the house and it’s functionality. Great information and ideas to instigate either on floor plans or in house practically

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Great information and advice

Loving listening to these podcasts. Easy to follow along and gain simple yet valuable ideas and concepts to implement.
Can also better understand and appreciate the value an excellent interior designer can make to all aspects of a project.

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