James is a building & interior designer, educator, TV presenter and media personality. He shares his passion for houses, colour and good design with sensible purchasing, recycling & creative re-purposing. His 30-year expertise within the industry has awarded him two Home Master Builders of Australia Excellence Awards, as well as other Interiors awards and a plethora of industry accolades. James dedicates most of his time to the development of residential property design, focussing on client’s satisfaction, whilst creating beautiful spaces where return on investment is also paramount.
James Treble has been working in the housing industry for 3 decades. His experience includes roles as a real estate agent, colour consultant, kitchen and bathroom designer, property stylist and interior designer. His studies and qualifications include real estate agent, landscape designer, colour consultant and interior designer.
James’ design practice spans across a broad range of projects including residential and commercial finishes selections, design consultation for new properties, as well as mid- to large-scale renovations and property styling. He collaborates with some of the major project builders in Australia as well as high-end custom-builders. James was invited to bring his expertise on Network TEN’s, ‘The Living Room’, where he was the resident interior design expert for seven seasons. James then moved to presenting live television for 6 hours each week on Real Estate and Property Improvement for Sky News channels. James is currently part of the cast of ‘Renovate or Rebuild’ and ‘Open Homes Australia’, shown on 9Life. He regularly contributes to Bauer lifestyle magazines with articles on interior design trends and home improvement solutions.
James has worked as brand ambassador for some of Australia’s leading online furniture and accessory destinations,. He’s also a sought after key speaker and MC presenter to industry events and regularly shares his accrued knowledge to keen audiences of design students and professionals alike. Since 2015, James has helped broadcast environmental awareness as an ambassador for PLANET ARK where he shares his passion for reusing, recycling and up cycling, and advocating for sound environmental practices within the building, design and renovation industries
I am always trying to help people change objects so they can keep them, not put them out for landfill. These things give your home warmth – they speak of you.
– James Treble