James is a building and interior designer, educator, TV presenter, media personality and shares his passion for houses, colour, good design paired with sensible purchasing, recycling and creative re-purposing. His 25+ year vast experience and expertise within the industry has awarded him 2 x Home Master Builders of Australia Excellence Awards, Hills Building and Design Award for Residential Interior Design and a plethora of other industry accolades. Dedicated to beautiful property design that is ROI-driven.
James Treble has been working in the building and design industry for over 25 years. His experience is vast, including roles as 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 works across a broad range of projects, including residential and commercial finishes selections, design consultation for new properties as well as on mid- to large-scale renovations, and property styling. He has contributed designs for multiple HIA award winning homes, the most recent in 2016 in collaboration with boutique builder Buildcraft Constructions.
He is about to enter his sixth season a Network TEN’s, The Living Room, where he is the resident interior design expert. He is a founding contributor to HOMES+ magazine, where he writes monthly articles on all aspects of interior design. He’s also a regular guest expert on Sky News’ Real Estate program and brand ambassador for gumtree.com.au.
James is the ambassador for zanui.com.au,Australia’s leading the online furniture and accessory destination where you’ll find his design musings and fantastic tips on his regular blog. His rug and accessories range launched with initedinteriors.com.au in 2016. He is a key speaker and MC presenter, where he has lead and participated in many workshops, design events and awards nights within the building and design industry.
At the beginning of 2015, James became 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