Control room

When you have meals to prepare and a family to run, the kitchen is the nerve centre of your home Westinghouse appliances are at the ready Read more

Evening wear

Black never goes out of fashion and it always makes a statement Read more

Bigger picture

Good kitchen design integrates seamlessly with a home interior, as this project illustrates Read more

Parallel universe

With their sleek knife-edge benchtops, stainless steel cabinets and solid marble, these twin islands are command central for a busy household Read more

Pure as snow

To enhance the crisp white palette of this remodelled kitchen, the benchtops are Corian in Glacier White Read more

Strength of purpose

Solid construction and attention to the finer details are two reasons the Mastercraft Kitchens group is able to expand throughout New Zealand Read more

Breath of fresh air

The forties were farewelled with a flourish in this major kitchen renovation Read more


This kitchen connects with the adjacent living space through shared cabinetry elements Read more

Talking point

Crisp stainless steel contrasts with Chalked Oak Laminex Designed Timber Veneer in this kitchen by Auckland designer Mal Corboy Read more

Shining examples

Sleek, contemporary designs are the order of the day the designers of these kitchens won top prizes in the annual NKBA Kitchen Awards Read more

Heart and hearth

A new addition to an existing character home has given this family a communal space that encourages camaraderie Read more

Out of sight

Relocating a kitchen needn't involve expensive plumbing. Saniflo pumps remove the hassle factor Read more





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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. 34/2

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 ... 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