No matter what size your block is, there are ways you can use it to your advantage and build a home you may not have initially envisioned.
Humphrey Homes Architect Helen Marchesani said orientation was the number one driver when choosing any block full story >
With a deep love for architecture and interior design, Humphrey Homes Interior Designer Katie Bossong recently spoke with New Homes about her profession and what inspired her to pursue it. full story >
Cottesloe builder Dean Humphrey has been appointed President of the Housing Industry Association (WA) after successfully serving two mandatory years as Regional Vice President.
He is the first small building company owner to take the role and his full story >
Building gives homebuyers the chance to design a home that suits them to a tee, but with so many facets to the process, how can you be sure you’re making the right design decisions?
Humphrey Homes Owner and Director Dean Humphrey said functionality full story >
Swanbourne homeowners Wayne and Kylie received the ultimate gift last Christmas – a beautifully sculpted house constructed by their favourite homebuilder.
Completed in mid-December, the three-bedroom, two-bathroom abode was built by Humphrey Homes, full story >
Humphrey Homes has today been named Western Australia's Residential Building Designer of the Year by the Housing Industry Association.
Today's award comes just three weeks after we were named Perth's Best Residential Building Designer, Best Custom full story >
Best Custom Built Home, Residential Building Designer of the Year and Best Kitchen Design… these were the awards collected by Humphrey Homes at the annual HIA Perth Housing Awards on Saturday night.
The Housing Industry Awards acknowledge the best full story >
Dean Humphrey built his first home, in Kalgoorlie, before he was 21. Today the Cottesloe resident oversees one-off designs mostly in the western suburbs.
Dean, 54, said he persuaded his parents to help finance his first property venture in the full story >
Builders in the western suburbs are busier than ever, despite pandemic fears, council figures show.
The councils of Cottesloe, Claremont, Cambridge, Nedlands and Subiaco issued a combined 140 building permits in July, up from 113 in the same month full story >
The humble backyard has always been a mainstay amongst Western Australian homes – a place for the family to spend time together while enjoying our state’s predominantly beautiful weather.
While lot sizes have shrunk over time, and backyards with full story >
The Western Australian homebuilding scene has traditionally been a very brick-dominated space, but according to Humphrey Homes Owner/Director Dean Humphrey, timber is becoming an increasingly popular material among homebuyers. full story >
The oldest home in Peppermint Grove recently embarked on a new chapter in its storied history, with a phenomenal 15-month renovation by custom architect and builder Humphrey Homes bringing it into the 21st century while paying respectful homage to full story >
With so much discussion surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to explain what the Humphrey Homes team is doing to help manage the situation for our clients, suppliers, subcontractors and any visitor to our Cottesloe office or sites under full story >
Downsizing is common once the kids have left the nest, but that doesn’t mean Perth homeowners are squishing themselves into retirement-style units.
Instead, people are swapping their family-sized dwellings for still-spacious lifestyle homes and full story >
Here at Humphrey Homes you know we love designing and building homes for local families, but did you know we are helping animal families do the same too?
We have proudly adopted a koala and the newest member of the team is affectionately called “ full story >
As Coco Chanel once said, “Fashion fades, only style remains the same”.
Many design trends of the moment come and go in a matter of months, but there are those which have stood the test of time to define the last decade. full story >
Having already built four new homes together, retirees Bob and Ann were looking to make their final foray into the design and construction of a brand-new abode.
This time, however, the couple was looking to downsize and wanted a home which better full story >
Raw materials and robust finishes are defining features in this bold custom build at Mosman Park.
Completed by Humphrey Homes, the four-bedroom, four-bathroom home hints at mystery and intrigue from the street and is deliberately very private at the full story >
Your home's floor plan is likely the most important architectural document you will encounter during your building process.
It is the groundwork that defines your home, allowing you to visualise the space and proportions, using your imagination to full story >
Built for a couple looking to downsize, Humphrey Homes’ latest creation boasts a laidback, unpretentious and elegant design custom made for relaxed living.
Nestled on a 636sqm block in leafy Swanbourne, impeccable craftsmanship is on show throughout full story >
Sharing a glass of champagne with his clients at handover is one of the best parts of the job says builder Dean Humphrey.
"That's our measure of success - and so far we have had 100% success rate," he said.
In the next few months, Mr Humphrey of full story >
An ancient Japanese practice is being embraced in Australia as a cutting edge design technique that lends textural beauty to modern residential abodes. Shou sugi ban, which roughly translates to 'burnt cedar wood', is a way of preserving and full story >
"Choose an architect and choose a builder and if you can choose them under the same roof, so much the better! That was certainly our experience.”
These are the words from our client Anthea, who is still enjoying her award-winning Floreat home (two full story >