Design Guide

Curating Your Style

When our clients think of their dream home, they spend a bit more time thinking about colours and features than they do thinking about the foundations and drainage. That’s what makes the design process one of the most anticipated in the home-building journey. Choosing interiors that align with your style and personality brings your house to life and makes it feel like home.

Our Colours & Selections consultants will discover your style and match you with a design that feels like home. We have a huge range of colour palettes and design aesthetics for you to choose from. So, if you have every element of your home in your head or are ready to get inspired, let us help you on your home-building journey.

bedroom with green feature wall

Where To Start

The choices can be overwhelming when you first start looking at your interior scheme, but there’s tools you can use to narrow down your preferences.

Start by exploring the Swanbuild gallery and find homes that grab your attention. Once you start collating images you like, you’ll start seeing a common theme emerge.

Create a Pinterest board, pin colours, patterns, materials, then narrow them down into collections that work nicely together – it might be that you have several schemes to consider.

Take a walk in nature, explore galleries, look around your current home and observe what you like and what you don’t like – inspiration can come from anywhere!

Check out our suppliers below – peruse tile galleries, paint colours and flooring materials.

Finally, check out our blogs, including this one on blog on colour combinations to learn more about colour placement and how to tastefully inject colour into your home.


  • ABI Interiors
  • Amphis Lighting
  • Beacon Lighting
  • Beaumont Tiles
  • Bestlink
  • Carpet One
  • Clipsal
  • Colourbond
  • Corinthian Doors
  • Daiken
  • Dorset
  • Dulux
  • EC Carpets
  • Electrolux
  • Fienza
  • Gyprock
  • Hume Doors
  • Hurfords Timber
  • James Hardie
  • Kenbrock Flooring
  • Laminex
  • Laminex Surround
  • Lavistone
  • Lockwood
  • Mercator
  • Mitsubishi
  • Polyflor
  • Proline Flooring
  • Reece
  • Smeg (Through Dahlsens)
  • Touch Handles
  • Tradco
  • Tradelink
  • Vivid Windows
  • Wattle Paint
  • Westinghouse

Your Client Portal

Once you’ve decided on your floorplan and started working with your Customer Relationship Manager to design your new home, you’ll be given access to Constructive to start pulling together your selections.

With Constructive, you gain access to your own Client Portal, designed to simplify every step of the way. From completing the crucial Colours & Selections process to answering frequently asked questions, your Client Portal is your personalised hub for all project-related activities.

Stay informed with regular updates tailored to your project’s progress, ensuring you’re always in the loop.

Ready to dive in? Register to create your personal Username and Password, and you’re all set to explore the possibilities within Constructive.

In addition to standard options, Constructive offers the flexibility to explore upgraded items from a wide array of suppliers. From Tradelink to Reece, ABI Interiors to Ceaserstone, our network ensures you have access to top-quality products for your dream home.

As you navigate through Constructive, if you need a hand, remember our team are available to assist you at any point. Once you’ve finalised your selections, our team will swiftly move forward, ensuring a seamless transition into production.

The next steps:

  1. Sign off on all Colour & Selection Variations.
  2. Approve updated plans.
  3. Confirm Colour & Selection Reports.
  4. Schedule a Finalisation Meeting with our Purchasing Officer, Joel Lehmann, and our team.
  5. Book your Handover to Production Meeting with your Client Relationship Manager and Matthew King (Bendigo) or Paul Munro (Swan Hill), our Production Managers.

At Swanbuild, we’re dedicated to turning your vision into reality. Let’s build something remarkable together.

Swanbuild Modular Interior Style Hub

Once you’ve started pulling together your ideas on Constructive, come for a visit to our Modular Interior Style Hub. Our Colours & Selections Consultants will give you ideas, show you options and pull together flat lays so you can visualise if your selections work together harmoniously.

Our Bendigo office offers a Clipsal Consultant, who will help you create the electrical plan for your home, making sure your lights and power points are in the most effective spaces.

Standard Inclusions

Swanbuild offers a comprehensive list of high quality standard inclusions in every Swanbuild home, check out the full list.

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