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It’s often said the kitchen is the heart of the home – and we tend to agree. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Throw your kettle away!
You don't need one any more. The InSinkErator Multitap system gives you instant access to both hot and cool, filtered water so you never have to wait for the kettle to boil again.
7 Ways to make the most of your kitchen storage
When you’re planning a new kitchen, storage options should be right at the top of your priority list. Here's all you need to know
Traditional kitchen with modern touches
The kitchen converted from 1800's winery has a few modern twists such as two islands and minimal cabinetry, which stop it from feeling dated while still retaining the aged character.
Your guide to buying a dishwasher
New year, new dishwasher? We've got everything you need to consider before heading into the store – from the different drawer styles to the various capacities.
Sleek dry kitchen with natural connections
Stained pine is contrasted by white lacquer and marble to achieve a chic, organic feel in this kitchen.
Appliance style, functionality and great value for money
The latest and best induction hobs from France are available at Trade Depot, New Zealand’s well-connected online home-improvement store
How to create perfect lighting zones in your kitchen
Ever wondered how to elevate your kitchen from merely great to a true showstopper? Here's how to create the ultimate kitchen lighting
Open cliffside kitchen is well connected
This kitchen's design references the beach it overlooks. When a glass wall is peeled back, the open plan space feels even more connected to its surroundings.
How to update your kitchen without spending a fortune
Forget replacing cabinets and tearing up the floors – with a few small changes, you can make your kitchen feel like new
When less is more
Open-plan living and pared-back design combine to create an open, light-filled and functional space that's great for entertaining friends and family
4 ways kitchen designers can improve your cabinetry
Consulting a designer might not be your first thought when building or renovating. However, they can make all the difference to your space and how you use it.
Professional kitchen designer creates a quality kitchen
We all have our vague ideas of what we want from a kitchen but a talented, award-winning designer like Kira Gray rallies these thoughts, shaping them into an aesthetically pleasing, highly ergonomic d...
Salice Wind Overhead Door Lift: Compact and Elegant
Running out of space in your kitchen? Here's one great way of improving storage capacity in your cabinets


Why it's important to work with a professional kitchen designer

A great kitchen with a stunning aesthetic and every practical need addressed doesn’t just fall into place. Using a highly respected designer ensures the best of everything, down to the finest detail.

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Quartz benchtops come in many colours and finishes and are resistant to stains and marks

Benchtops are the workhorses of a kitchen and often lead the aesthetic, too – created in an array of 31 beautiful colours, patterns and finishes, Smartstone engineered quartz surfaces offer a variety of options

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Why choose engineered stone?

Engineered stone is a composite material made of crushed stone – often marble – or quartz bound together by an adhesive. The result is an affordable highly durable surface.

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Style meets ergonomics – Salice from Fit offers a cabinetry hardware solution with a difference

Space is always at a premium in the kitchen – and so is a sense of style. The two come together neatly in the advanced Eclipse Pocket Door mechanisms by Salice.

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4 design styles for your splashback
As one of the most visible surfaces in your kitchen, splashbacks can seriously effect the space's design. These 4 splashbacks have a major impact on the overall look of their respective kitchens.
Beach house appeal has a modern twist
Contrast of stainless steel and Chestnut wood veneer for contemporary European style kitchen


Be bold with kitchen colours

It takes a skilled design hand and an adventurous client to go with a provocative cerulean blue kitchen – but these results speak for themselves.

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Big ideas for little spaces

A range of pull-out base cabinet, underbench storage solutions for your kitchen items, keeping your kitchen de-cluttered, organised and smooth running.

See the Vauth-Sagel underbench storage options on our website. 

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International winners
The selection of the TIDA international winners was the culmination of a series of awards for kitchens, bathrooms and homes held across 2017. In this final stage of judging, projects that had already ...


Volume 34 No 4
Discover great kitchen, home and bathroom design ideas in the latest issue of Trends.


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