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It’s easy to forget the importance of the bathroom, but it's where we start and finish the day. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Making a splash
If you don’t want your bathroom overwhelmed by colour, why not have a colourful finish just in the shower area – as in this bathroom where vivid blue-painted, patterned tiles contrast with grey polish...
Hip to be square
The LeVivi Elba tapware collection has a contemporary square style which looks elegant and sophisticated in either black or chrome. Complete the look with matching shower and bath tapware.
Refined joinery sets the scene
Need a star feature with maximum functionality? One-off custom-designed wood joinery takes this bathroom by designer Kira Gray of Fyfe Kitchens to the next level
Bathed in light
How gloomy do you like your bathing space? This project finds several ways to bring lightness to a windowless interior bathroom
Lighting the darkness
Concealed lighting under the wall cabinetry washes down the eye-catching herringbone tilework in this bathroom by Bijl Architecture.
Warm and welcoming
Stone is famously cold, right? In this bathroom underfloor heating and the warm tones of a veined brown marble come together to create a bathing space that is only cool in the design sense.


Natural selection
An owner with a love of colour and a space with verdant outlooks were starting points for the lively Resene tone in this natural-feel bathroom
Fishing for inspiration?
Caught out by dated functionality and suffering from a net lack of floor space, while still hooked on a classic aesthetic? Well this renovation of a charming fisherman's cottage may well give you some...


Always on trend
The LeVivi Aspen Basin Mixer with its minimalist contemporary shape ensures that it will stand the test of time and look elegant in any setting. The range is available in stainless steel or gunmetal a...
Make sure all your heat rises
Cosy undertile and undercarpet heating are made even more efficient with the introduction of Marmox Insulation Boards that ensure the heat heads up your way and not down to your subfloor.

inspiring ideas

Introducing the Pristine
Discover refreshing comfort and a feeling of clean like never before with the Pristine E-bidet – featuring two self-cleaning nozzles that provide independent front and rear cleansing with five adjusta...
Soaking in the scenery
New Zealand is not short on sumptuous bush outlooks. However, if this is the story with your home, how to make most? Such was the central thrust of the brief for this 'connected-to-nature' bathroom

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Home Trends Vol. 35/5
We're spoilt for choice these days when it comes to selecting the key materials available for building a new home – concrete, weatherboard, brick, stone, timber are just some of the options. And the t...


How long does a bathroom renovation take?
Just 1.48 minutes in this time-lapse video of a complete transformation – from ripping out existing walls to completion of a beautiful brand new master ensuite. Watch what's involved.
2019 TIDA New Zealand Powder Rooms winner – Detail by Davinia Sutton
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