Picture perfect

Panoramic views of the bay and distant islands inspired the structural changes and fresh new colour palette in this renovated beach house Read more

Relax and enjoy

Providing an easy connection between your indoor and outdoor living areas and swimming pool is the objective of the team at Lady Enterprises Read more

Outdoor rooms

Good landscaping ensures you maximise every corner of your property. This landscape was designed by Robin Shafer Design, with planting and maintenance by Antony Shortall Landscapes Read more

Competitive edge

Designed for serious swimmers, this lap pool by Mayfair Pools comes with its own lane marking Read more

Away from it all

Low-maintenance finishes and neutral tones ensure relaxation is to the fore in this renovated weekender Read more

Beach garden

The influence of the sea features strongly in the design of this holiday home in tropical Queensland Read more

Grand tradition

This substantial mountain home nestles into its rugged lakeside setting architectural detailing brings character and tames its proportions Read more

Natural selection

To provide a durable dark stain for the cedar weatherboards on this renovated house, the designer specified Resene Woodsman in Resene Crowshead Read more

Private invitation

Classic lines and selective plantings in this pool and garden design complement the Victorian architecture and maintain seclusion Read more

Open to the scenery

Two high-spec units are designed to optimise views, maximise thermal efficiency and offer versatile living options Read more

Native jungle

Both indigenous and exotic subtropical plants from Palmco feature in these tranquil landscapes Read more

Take the plunge

Swimming pools that are quick to install and easy to maintain are the speciality of Aqua Technics Pool & Spa Centre Read more





Latest books

Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C

Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star establ... Read more

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