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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.

NEW IN KITCHEN DESIGN

Well connected
Sienna marble benchtops and splashback in this kitchen connect with the splashback in the scullery behind – creating an immediate visual connection.
From cars to cuisine
There's nothing like a dynamic renovation and here a garage has been converted as a contemporary kitchen. What unlikely switch of spaces would you consider?
Top 10 consumer fears when renovating a kitchen
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Family friendly
Do you demand enough of your kitchen? This kitchen is the centre of attention and pretty central to the home's functionality, too, with great cooking facilities and a variety of easy access, dedicated...
All tucked in
Want an island breakfast bar but not the cluttered floorspace from protruding stools? For this kitchen, space was inset so seating can tuck right in under the island
Context is your friend
Is your project well connected? This kitchen connects with and makes the most of the home’s striking interior palette of wood, steel and concrete.

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Natural in company
How big a part does socialising play in your kitchen design menu? Granite, marble and wood veneer are served up here for an open, natural-look kitchen that's ideal for get togethers
Modest but perfectly formed
Occupying a limited but prominent area, this function-rich entertainer's kitchen makes an elegant, understated backdrop to the owners' lives
Clean sweep – built-in tidiness
If you don’t want your kitchen to be forever cluttered and untidy then plan against such a situation. With most appliances integrated, this kitchen has a head start on tidiness.

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INSPIRING IDEAS

Love, Italian style
Convivium, or a gathering of people, is the name of this Italian-designed kitchen. The open layout is all about connections, conversations, time-honoured cooking aromas floating across benchtops and m...
Creating a dramatic yet highly practical work space
Taking its cues from the architecturally designed rural home it forms part of, this clean-lined kitchen has personality and a strongly contemporary design, while its extensive functionality is downpla...

2019 TIDA NZ KITCHEN WINNER VIDEOS

TIDA 2019 New Zealand Imported Kitchen of the Year Winner – Matisse
TIDA 2019 New Zealand Designer Kitchen of the Year Winner – Cube Dentro
TIDA 2019 New Zealand Architect-designed Kitchen of the Year Winner – Eliska Lewis Architects

NEW ZEALAND TIDA KITCHENS 2019

New Zealand TIDA Kitchens – 2019
Award-winning New Zealand kitchens in the Trends International Design Awards.

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