Northern nuance

When the brief calls for clean lines, professional joinery can deliver the result Read more

Balance of power

The juxtaposition of pattern, colour and texture creates a room's ambience Read more

Making your mark

For apartments to be of a truly high standard, a sophisticated electrical system must provide uninterrupted power, security and internet access Read more

Past, present, future

Incorporating heritage-listed buildings with contemporary apartment buildings, Discovery Point is the essence of evolving architecture Read more

Rambling rose

This home's unusual layout results from a renovation that linked two adjacent apartments Read more

Home to colour

A growing Kiwi identity, along with a love of travel, is influencing our colour choices Read more

The view from above

A series of split levels and an emphasis on spacial fluidity have resulted in a home with uninterrupted views Read more

Windows on the world

With a colour scheme inspired by the vibrant art that adorns its walls, this penthouse apartment is an airy, lively and light-filled space Read more

A thread runs through it

This new home is built in the Victorian style but the interior has a more eclectic charm. A careful measure of texture and tone brings balance Read more

Colour counsel

Increasingly, colour is used to complement the natural look of marble, timber and stone Read more

The good life

Sustainable development practices and a range of energy-efficient fittings put the green into this eco-friendly apartment building Read more

Past, present, future

Innovation and the ability to think outside the square kept Planet Plumbing on time and on budget Read more





Latest books

Home Trends 3403

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private space... Read more

Home Trends 3402

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time togeth... Read more

Home Trends 3307

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the home ... Read more