Detail-oriented thinking

The extension of this large family home blends seamlessly with the original heritage property Read more

Colour therapy

Modern bathrooms are all about taking time out to relax, which is whycolour has an important role to play in establishing the right ambience Read more

Shedding light

This north-facing villa makes the most of the natural light with an open-plan extension Read more

Hidden extras

Dropping the floor, rather than raising the ceiling, allowed a small, awkward ensuite to become much more spacious and practical Read more

Warm and kind

With its high heat output and modest running costs,a clean-burning wood pellet fireplace won'tstrain your resources or the planet's Read more

Become an eco-warrior without leaving home

A new home loan package from Westpac makes incorporating green products into your home an affordable option Read more

Food for thought

A properly considered kitchen will ensure every available space has a purpose Read more

Rough diamond

Once a band rehearsal space, this loft has been re-invented as an expansive, open-plan, four-bedroom apartment Read more

Maximum gains

Improved energy efficiency and endless hot water are just two of thebenefits of the new Rinnai Efficiency continuous flow water heater Read more

Tranquil approach

A demure roof profile, ample glazing and an emphasis on natural elements all help this home feel like part of the lakeside landscape Read more

Warm attraction

The owners of this renovated rural home selected their gas fire for its clean, unfussy lines, as well as its energy efficiency Read more

Together apart

A walk-in closet in opalescent green glass affords a layer of separation between the bedroom and bathroom in this open-plan suite Read more






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Home Trends 3403

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 space... Read more

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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

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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