This award-winning house demonstrates innovative use of Smartwood joinery Read more

Tailored to the landscape

Materials indigenous to each region, and designs that celebrate their location, are distinctive features of houses built by David Reid Homes Read more

Twice the pleasure

Enjoy the warmth and ambience of a gas fire in two rooms at the same time with a Through Wall fire from Real Fires Read more

Conversation piece

This kitchen has been designed for entertaining, with appliances from Smeg taking centre stage Read more

Fast forward

Take a secure step into the future with a Gateman digital door locking system from EOS Pacific Read more

Time to warm up

Energy-efficient homes not only offer cost savings, they also provide a more comfortable living environment. EccoTherm¢ paint is an easy way to achieve this Read more

Smooth touch

For an easy lifestyle and dinner parties that go without a hitch, consider the range of helpful Westinghouse appliances Read more

Fine details

For appliances that offer a contemporary look with a design advantage, consider the global perspective of Electrolux Read more

Professional's choice

For his own home, architect John Haryett wanted low-maintenance materials and a traditional look. Palliside weatherboards fitted the bill Read more

Behind the scenes

The simple lines of contemporary, minimalist architecture often belie a complex construction. This new home, built by Mitchell Homes, is no exception Read more

Endless summer

Despite a steep site, this back garden was transformed into an inviting poolscape, courtesy of Mayfair Pools Read more

Family values

This landscaped coastal community features homes built in a variety of styles by Dempsey Morton, Kingsley Homes and Winstone Home Builders Read more





Latest books

Home Trends Vol. 34/3

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... 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