Colour with influence

The colours we choose to decorate our homes affect not only the look of the interior, but also the way we feel, says Resene Read more

Special effects

Many designers and homeowners are looking to add visual interest and texture to surfaces with Resene Metallics and Sandtex paints Read more

Eco-friendly alternative

Flooring is often one of the largest items to be replaced during a renovation. Sustainable timber options from The Lumberbank offer a contemporary solution Read more

Cover story

Looking as new, this country home has been extended and revitalised with a new Gerard Corona Shake roof Read more

Precision palette

This roof-raising renovation balances heritage issues with the addition of two colourful modern apartments Read more

Eclectic expression

Four distinctive materials fuse into one harmonious design in this lounge suite by Select Furniture Read more

Country manor

The owners of this home wanted solid surfaces, both inside and outside, that would look good and stand the test of the time. The team from Original Stone provided solutions and expertise Read more






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Fowler Homes

These high-quality homes proudly designed and built by Fowler Homes are just the starting point for your own inspiration. They reflect the latest and best  ideas, materials and technologies to benefit your own home 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 3306

Renovating a tired and dated kitchen will not only add to your enjoyment of cooking – it can also totally transform the way you use all of your living spaces, indoors and out. But where do you start and what's actually possible... Read more