Detail-oriented thinking

The extension of this large family home blends seamlessly with the original heritage property Read more

Shedding light

This north-facing villa makes the most of the natural light with an open-plan extension Read more

Hidden extras

Dropping the floor, rather than raising the ceiling, allowed a small, awkward ensuite to become much more spacious and practical Read more

Rough diamond

Once a band rehearsal space, this loft has been re-invented as an expansive, open-plan, four-bedroom apartment Read more

Built with precision

This home's custom-designed fittings have a seamless finish, as the components are precision cut to fit together perfectly Read more

Tranquil approach

A demure roof profile, ample glazing and an emphasis on natural elements all help this home feel like part of the lakeside landscape Read more

Together apart

A walk-in closet in opalescent green glass affords a layer of separation between the bedroom and bathroom in this open-plan suite Read more

Treat yourself

Appliance selection is a critical aspect of any kitchen renovation. Whirlpool kitchen appliances are designed to transform your kitchen in more ways than one Read more

Entertaining resort style

To provide high-tech, well-equipped kitchens, the developers of this resort community specified a full quota of Fisher & Paykel appliances Read more

Generous heart

Once made up of many small, cramped rooms, this 1970s home now features expansive, open-plan interiors Read more

Let there be light

Once a gloomy house lacking outdoor flow, this villa's transformation has let the sun in, and provided an open-plan space that adds a heart to the home Read more

Sustainably so

Getting the fundamentals right is the secret to any project. This is also true for eco-friendly jobs Read more





Latest books

Home Trends Vol. 34/2

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 ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/1

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the ofte... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

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... Read more