Merry Christmas! It’s been a big year at Rosin Bros, and as we prepare to celebrate 20 years in business, we look back at what was in 2018, and what we hope to achieve as we step into 2019…
From the Rosin Bros:
Highlight of the year: Winning HIA Custom Home of the Year ($900 to $1.2m category).
Biggest challenge of the year: Getting through another winter.
Biggest lesson learned in the year: Buy good socks.
Personal win for the year: Bought a house with a pool.
Top 2 goals for next year: Get fit and stay healthy.
Highlight of the year: Travelling to Italy with 16 family members in September to explore our parents’ and grandparents’ birthplace and celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.
Biggest challenge of the year: Dealing with the sudden loss of a close friend mid-way through the year. It was, and is, more challenging than any business issues.
Biggest lesson learned in the year: Focussing on your important items (and avoiding distractions and other people’s agendas) is what it takes to move towards your goals.
Personal win for the year: My youngest daughter has now graduated primary school and the eldest has done really well academically and socially in high school. I was also proud to complete a 170km bike ride in the Snowy Mountains despite limited training preparation.
Top 2 goals for next year: Roll out a software solution that will allow us to virtually build a new home and identify any issues and improvements before we even set foot on site. Introduce a range of new home rebuild solutions (designs) that will sit in the gap between project homes and full custom architectural solutions – allowing us to service more customers and reduce the timeframe spent in the planning phase.
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Functionality and wellness: International interior design trends for 2019
Inspired by our trip to Italy, we asked friend and interior designer Alana Ring to share her insights on what’s trending in kitchen and bathroom designs for next year.
As we close out the year, we want to extend a big thank you to all of our clients, contractors, suppliers, friends and family for your enduring support.
We hope you have a wonderful Christmas and New Year, and look forward to an exciting, prosperous and adventure-filled 2019!