Home Trends Vol. 32/1

This latest edition of myTrends HOME has a strong emphasis on openness – homes that open to the view, indoor-outdoor flow, and kitchens and bathrooms that are open to adjacent spaces. We’ve collected some of the latest design and product ideas to help you create the home, kitchen or bathroom you've always wanted.

Gold accents, mirror-front drawers, and stone floors contribute to a high-end ambience in this ensuite

With gold-plated fixtures, marble shower and floors and a sparkling white gold mosaic wall tile, this bathroom exudes luxury Read more

Contemporary, open-plan kitchen with battens on island and variety of benchtops

Modern, two-tone kitchen by designer Natalie Du Bois with pantry, green glass splashback, and stainless steel toekicks Read more

Large multi-level new home on small plot achieves sense of space

An eclectic decor, focus on natural materials and a dramatic double-height living area all give this home a luxurious air Read more

European-style coastal home with split levels and self-contained apartment

This seaside home by architect Stephan Meijer sits on an awkward site, yet opens up to its picturesque coastal setting from all rooms and floors. Read more

Traditional home renovation adds new floor level, sight lines and indoor-outdoor connections

This Edwardian house has been opened up at the rear with another floor tucked under the roofline rooms are opned up and rearranged Read more

White and wood kitchen with furniture-like island and plenty of storage and display shelving

Two-tone kitchen by designer John Saliba with large island, engineered oak floor and stainless steel appliances Read more

Modern bathroom with switch glass, minimalist vanity, and large tiles

Contemporary family bathroom with electric privacy glass, sculptural vanity, large-format tiles and glass shower stall Read more

Architectural Series window system from Fairview Window Solutions offers seamless indoor-outdoor connection

For this coastal home, high-performance Fairview Architectural series windows ensures the indoors and outdoors appear as one Read more

Modern white bathroom with textured tiles, shower zone and central bench with storage

This bright, white bathroom features a textural tile wall and contrasting rich wenge wood surfaces Read more

New rural home is designed to look like a renovated winery with a modern addition

The two-storey main home is stone-clad like a traditional 1800s winery and is separated from the more contemporary guest wing by a breezeway Read more

GJ Gardner home designed from customised plan features three bedrooms and a large garage

New GJ Gardner home in exposed coastal location with solar penetration, indoor-outdoor flow and low-maintenance materials Read more

Renovation and addition to a suburban home add contemporary living and views

A modern extension to this home offers indoor-outdoor flow and a large new open-plan living, dining and kitchen space Read more





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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

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the... Read more