Get the jump on colour trends for 2020
How to use colour to create a home that reflects your quest for a more authentic, grounded lifestyle – Essence, the Dulux Colour Forecast for 2020
The views go on for ever ...
Drag your eyes away from the sweeping city and ocean views and you'll find a comfortably contemporary penthouse that's at the peak of luxury interior design.


Seamless integration
Want to maximise storage space and functionality in your new kitchen? This design by Michael Cooper Architects shows you how.


Lap of luxury
Traditional or contemporary? It doesn't actually have to be one or the other as this award-winning bathroom design shows. The result is an attractive blended look that's both comfortable and eye-catch...


4 things to consider before buying a sofa
About to buy new sofa? Be prepared – check out our handy guide before you make this big ticket purchase.


New in Outdoor Living

Ready, set, glow
Allied Concrete's Ready Glow can be used to add unique design elements and adds a functioning, self powering renewable light source for any type of decorative concrete application

New in Commercial Design

Proudly planet friendly
Green thinking is a major asset for any company both in terms of the planet and its own public persona – a pioneer in the field, Method Recycling goes further, making recycling an aesthetic pleasure
Meals on wheels?
Robotic room service is just one drawcard of the Hotel Monville, which features a soaring lobby with giant pillars along with triple floor windows so passers by can be drawn in by the drama.
Master class
Norman Foster – one of the most charismatic architects of our time – gives a glimpse into the early influences that set him on the path to architecture
Container colour a winner
Athfield Architect's design for Waterfront House wraps colours of shipping containers into a winning workspace in the 2019 Resene Total Colour Awards
Back to the future
The golden age of air travel is back – and in grand style – with the new TWA Hotel at JFK incorporating Eero Saarinen’s fabulously futuristic 1962-designed TWA Flight Center as its spectacular lobby.
Five people-centric design principles that can be applied to workplace design
Putting people first in workplace design leads to better business results as well as more positive staff experiences, says Holly Campbell, senior associate at Warren and Mahoney.
Sitting pretty – self-contained solar-powered seating environments that care about people and the planet
There's a new seating kid in town for architects and designers addressing commercial outdoor environments or public venues. The ground-breaking (grid-saving) Sedi range is designed and shaped to optim...
Fresh perspective
How a poorly organised 15-year-old building was transformed into an attractive and highly functional commercial space that’s attuned to the new generation of office tenants.
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