Trends Volume 33 No 5

Your new bathroom should be a place that's a pleasure to spend time in, whether that's at the start or end of the day. But what style of bathroom are you looking for – bright white contemporary or one with a more moody ambience? To help you create the bathroom – or kitchen or home – you've always wanted, we’ve collected some of the latest design and product ideas in this issue of Trends.

Resort home design features an angular exterior and curvilinear interior

Three-level new home features abstract geometric exterior and interior with contrasting flowing features, including a sculptural bridge and feature ceilings throughout Read more

Entertainer kitchen's glamorous looks are achieved with hardwearing surfaces

Porcelain panels with the look of marble and a laminate with the look of wood create an upmarket, natural aesthetic for this kitchen with large walk-in pantry Read more

Kitchen island and formal dining table become one feature furniture piece in this new kitchen

Every element in this distinctive kitchen is a design response to a restriction or challenge the architect faced on the narrow site Read more

Pared back design with marble-look tiles creates luxury aesthetic for renovated villa bathroom

A freestanding bath, large format stone-look tiles and a floor-to-ceiling glass shower wall give this bathroom the feel of a five star hotel Read more

Contemporary addition features complementary elements to original villa design

This renovation respects the home's heritage past while adding open-plan living space and functionality Read more

Brownstone renovation results in refined bedroom aesthetic and reinvented master bathroom

A rebuilt bedroom featuring hand-made wallpaper is teamed with a new master bathroom in this brownstone renovation by Matthew Baird Architects and interior designer Jennifer Morris Read more

Master suite renovation includes adding a balcony and ensuite on the end of this home

Large windows and doors frame the bush setting in this master bedroom makeover part of a whole house remodel by Bijl Architecture Read more

New bathroom spaces also respect traditional villa character of the home

This renovation creates a master ensuite, main bathroom and other rooms in a sympathetic aesthetic and all within a modest footprint Read more

How to get the best renovation result on a limited budget

Prioritise your spending on the form of the shell and keep the interiors as simple as possible says architect Eva-Marie Prineas Read more

Contemporary kitchen echoes architecture of this new home

This kitchen and hidden scullery's strong two-tone palette and stepped cabinet forms evoke the look and feel of the wider home Read more

Bathroom and ensuite share wall and floor finishes, vanity designs and a contemporary aesthetic

Concrete-look tiles on floors and walls create a dramatic, uniform look in this bathroom and matching ensuite Read more

Holiday home kitchen has a light, natural Scandinavian ambience

This relaxed kitchen continues the seaside home's emphasis on the warmth of American oak white engineered stone provides a crisp counterpoint Read more

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