Total transformation

New solid-plaster cladding and the addition of a second level provided a striking update to this 1950s bungalow Read more

Taste the tropics

To transform this home into an urban sanctuary, the designer used a number of elements including landscaping and water features Read more

Gracious lady

A face-lift to restore its original flavour has given this 80-year-old family home a new lease of life Read more

Open agenda

A careful rethink of this home introduced an expansive family living area without disturbing the villa's original charm Read more

Colour your thinking

When you want to inject a little spice into your décor, but are unsure where to start, take a colour cue from Resene Read more

Glowing features

Eye-catching, versatile and contemporary, the new Contact column lights from Lighting Direct cast a favourable impression Read more

Every picture tells a story

Before and after shots highlight the advantages of re-roofing your home with Gerard Roofs products Read more

Double the comfort

Renovating your home provides an opportunity to install a Through Wall fire from Real Fires, which can be enjoyed from two rooms at the same time Read more

From the ground up

Extending your living space provides an opportunity to incorporate new concrete flooring featuring the Peter Fell All Colour system Read more

Too cool

Make a statement in your kitchen with the new Renzo Piano-designed refrigerator from Smeg Read more

Best of both worlds

Authentic reproduction and functionality were crucial to the successful renovation of this bathroom. To achieve both objectives the owner selected a range of products from Kohler Read more

Raising the standard

Employing a highly skilled, qualified builder needn't be a difficult task, when you seek advice from the Certified Builders Association of New Zealand 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 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