Author(s): Joe Snell
Would you like your home to be calmer and more peaceful? Would you prefer a better relationship with your partner? Does coming home make you feel happy, uplifted and secure? Do you love what you see from your sofa? Your home doesn't need to be a mansion, flash apartment or chocolate-box country cottage - Joe Snell's easy 5x5 steps work in any home. Whether you're renovating, building or just want a quick-fix, good home design can lead to a better life for you, your family and even your neighbourhood. Joe shows how to optimise the five design steps of Space, Light, Air, Sound and View in your five main rooms: the entry, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The 5x5 steps can simply give you your best home, and your best life.
Joe Snell is a Registered Architect and was educated in architecture in Sydney and Copenhagen. Having grown up in an architect household, he is passionate about improving daily life through home design. Joe is a director of Snell Architects and creative director of gift company The Goods Tube and lighting consultancy LLIGHT. He was an expert judge on the Seven Network's House Rules for four seasons, and has written and contributed to many media articles on architecture and design over the past decade.