Quiet strengths

High-performance shower heads from Topliss Bros Engineers combine good design with energy efficiency Read more

Naturally effective

For heat control that is environmentally friendly, economical and effective, the Eco Insulation range is made from natural New Zealand wool Read more

On show

When kitchen designers need a platform on which to display their talent, Smeg appliances often take a starring role in showroom design Read more

Light fantastic

Just as each room of your home serves a different function, so will your choice of lighting and electrical Read more

Face of change

Behind the traditional street frontage of this bungalow lies a contemporary addition designed for modern living Read more

Fresh look at bathrooms

With its smooth, curved lines and modular design, Kohler's new Freelance suite is both space saving and functional Read more

Pampering touch

A heated tile floor provides luxury underfoot while a towel taken from a heated towel rail is equally indulgent Read more

Clean edges

Bold geometric designs mean Baumatic appliances complement modern kitchens Read more

Influential design

The style of this modern kitchen was inspired by the commanding presence of appliances from Smeg Read more

From the ground up

Elevating this pool above the ground was a way to align it with a terrace and avoid a volcanic rock excavation, says Mayfair Pools Read more

Every picture tells a story

Before and after shots of this home highlight its transformation from Spanish hacienda to contemporary bungalow Read more

Which white?

Even when you've decided to paint your walls white, you still need to choose the right shade. The Range Whites & Neutrals fandeck from Resene takes the hard work out of the selection process 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 3401

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 often limi... 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