More Than Just Bricks and Mortar
When designing and personalising your new Simonds home, you’ll be faced with a lot of decisions. From tapware and door handles, to flooring and roofing, there’s a range of elements, big and small, that come together to form your dream home.
One of the biggest decisions you’ll face is, of course, bricks.
As you go to your building site, you’ll see the slab go down, the frame go up and the bricks laid. They’re one of the first signs that you’ll see of your home coming to life. Your choice of bricks will set the tone of what’s to come, and create a great first, and lasting, impression on those passing by and anyone who steps through your front door.
They’ve been a staple of homes across the Australian landscape for as long as we can remember. From the quintessential, red brick Federation-style homes, to the decorative brickwork facades on the Art Deco apartments scattered throughout our inner-city neighbourhoods. Bricks are more than just building blocks, they’re an expression of our unique style and way of life.
No one understands the timeless and enduring power of the humble brick and mortar more than PGH Bricks. Drawing inspiration from local and global trends in design, fashion and architecture, the PGH Bricks Style Guide delivers nine curated palettes that invite you to explore your personal style in new and unexpected ways.
Keep scrolling to dive into the Style Quiz from PGH Bricks and unlock a world of colour, texture, and most importantly, inspiration for your new Simonds home.
Unique Brick Style
Image: Driftwood Grey from PGH Bricks Coastal Hamptons Collection instils an elegant, yet relaxed look to any home. As seen in our Newbery 27, on display at the Covella Estate, Greenbank, QLD.
Low-maintenance, timeless, and enduringly popular, the humble brick and mortar has stood the test of time.
But with their finger firmly on the pulse of emerging trends from places close to home and destinations far and wide, PGH Bricks are not one to rest on their laurels.
Their Style Guide delivers nine carefully curated palettes, designed to help those building with an inspiring, yet practical way to unlock their own individual style. From Dark & Stormy to Hamptons At Home and Natural Habitat, you can dive into their Style Quiz to discover brick, roof and paint palettes that speak to the way you like to live.
Based on the idea that you can’t always put a name to your design style, but you can recognise it, the Style Quiz will help to inspire and provide our customers building in South Australia or Queensland with added confidence in their selections. Pair the quiz with expert guidance from our interior-design qualified Gallery Consultants, and you can rest easy knowing that you’re on the right path towards a beautiful home.
Image: Create a contemporary facade with a stack-bond feature wall in the Blanco Linear. As seen on the Macindor facade of our Murnane 32, on display at the Coomera Foreshore, QLD.
And don’t just take our word for it. The Manhattan - East Hampton from PGH’s Modern Industrial palette has quickly become a crowd favourite for those looking to create a rustic look and feel.
While those drawn to the mid-century modern trend should look no further than the Morada - Blanco Linear from the New Neutrals palette. Laid in a stack-bond pattern, this brick can be used indoors or out to create an effortless look on a range of design styles and homes. If you love how the Blanco Linear subtly accentuates the scale and height of our QLD Macindor facade, chat to your Simonds Gallery Consultant about how you can get the look today.
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