When it comes to a laundry, fresh is always best, but practicality is king Read more

Light and private

A successful way to optimise light transmission, limit heat loss and ensure privacy in the bathroom is to install glass blocks from National Glass Read more

All that glitters

Period mouldings, mosaic tiles and a 160-year-old chandelier set an opulent scene Read more

Water sculpture

Positioned to maximise an ocean view, this freestanding spa bath functions as a piece of art as well as a place to relax and linger Read more

Soft focus

A translucent glass wall separates bathroom from bedroom in this space, letting light in and also ensuring a degree of privacy Read more

On the boardwalk

One downstairs bathroom caters to aprés-beach, another upstairs allows three boys to share the same bathing space both have minimalist lines and a common material palette Read more

Bright outlook

Dark tiles line the interior of this small room, but a vanity light box and bright green tub ensure the mood is never sombre Read more

Defining moment

To contrast the cool, white sculptural look of these freestanding fixtures, the designer of this bathroom specified walls painted in Resene Tea Read more

Centre stage

Mitre 10 Dream Home's blue and yellow teams both chose Foreno tapware to create a winning look Read more

Clear sighted

This minimalist bathroom looks as much like a sculptural event as a place to soak, shower, or shave Read more

Bathing beauties

Bathrooms that reflect and complement the period style of a home are more than functional they're aesthetic links to a bygone era Read more

Savings by design

Many of us are finding ways to save energy and water in our homes.Now there is a new way to conserve water in the bathroom 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 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

Home Trends 3303

While a kitchen's primary role has always been functional – food preparation, cooking and clean-up – in today's homes we demand so much more. Our kitchens must now also operate as social hubs on display to the main living areas... Read more