New Zealand TIDA Homes

For more than 30 years, Trends has promoted great home design ideas through its print, digital and online media.

The Trends International Design Awards – TIDAs – take that involvement to the next level with the search for the best kitchens, bathrooms and homes across a number of the countries where Trends has a presence.

Four-level modern steel and glass home embraces its mountain and lakeside setting

Biophilia is defined as the connection humans have with the nature world – this Queenstown home reflects that by appealing to four of the five senses Read more

Villa's contemporary renovation makes it more spacious and liveable

An old Devonport villa received an extensive renovation to modernise and make the spaces better suit it's owners. The result is an impressively functional and contemp... Read more

Heritage home update balances traditional and current influences

Looks can be deceiving – that's definitely the case here. Hiding behind this historic villa's traditional facade is a much more modern home, thanks to its contemporary ex... Read more

Elegant and adaptable family home respects surrounding landscape

This timeless, light-filled new home flawlessly incorporates the outdoors into its design. Various multi-use spaces around the home ensure it can adapt and change with th... Read more

Comprehensive renovation creates a modern-functioning home with all the character of a grand historic villa

Reworked villa has a wealth of classic detail combined with a modern, flowing layout and everything else you need for ... Read more

Sea-facing home showcases timber and natural stone

Designed to make the most of spectacular ocean views, this home from designer Jesse Ashton features large windows and a spacious outdoor area Read more

Modern home features multiple decks and open plan upstairs living

An architectural, private street-facade on this home gives way to a dramatic, flowing interior with myriad connections to the outdoors Read more

Classic villa exterior meets contemporary interior in this large family home

New villa with traditional weatherboard exterior and verandah with contemporary, open-plan interior Read more

Coastal home boasts Scandinavian-style interiors

Situated on Hahei Beach, this coastal home from Studio2 Architects features spacious, sea-facing Scandinavian interiors and a natural aesthetic Read more

Renovation creates large open-plan living space and opens interior to the backyard

This home renovation emphasises natural materials and sustainability with the wrap-around living area feature in recycled wood left over from the up... Read more

Tiny box house on the bay

Located on a historic orchard in Ruby Bay, Nelson, this tiny home was built to a tight set of client requirements Read more