Even flow

With thoughtfully allocated spaces, scaling down can be an ideal chance to improve your lifestyle Read more

At home with art

Choosing art wisely can be both an investment and a source of pleasure Read more

Close to nature

Lush surroundings and a Pacifica theme helped influence the Resene shades chosen for this interior Read more

Now you see it, now you don't

New ceramic solar control window film blocks harmful UV rays without blocking light Read more

Speaking volumes

This apartment has been reconfigured to maximise its sense of space and light Read more

Warm good looks

With clean, unadorned interiors, the need for contemporary gas fires that bring warmth both visual and thermal is greater than ever Read more

New order

Modular storage systems provide a variety of options for organising all areas of the home Read more

Optical illusion

The designers of this holiday home used changes in the volume of adjoining rooms to connect them spatially, but separate them visually Read more

High five

It was almost a clean sweep for the designer of this new house, who won five awards in the ADNZ/Resene 2007 National Design Awards Read more

Cosmopolitan ideal

It's old meets new in this clean-lined home, where existing traditional design elements are married with modern furnishings and art-influenced colours Read more

Come out to play

Strong-willed, excitable and opinionated today's kids know just what they want, even when it comes to the colour of their bedroom walls Read more

And so to bed

Bedtime is likely to be the favourite time of day when your bedroom is decorated by Allium 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

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 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