New Zealand TIDA Kitchens

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.

Areas of operation – this modern kitchen is zoned for convenience

How to get the most out of your kitchen space? Well the short answer is create dedicated zones, so one or more can utilise the space at the same time. This kitchen is a ... Read more

Matt black kitchen with an industrial edge

The substantial black and white-veined island countertop and island front panel give this kitchen an instant sense of relaxed luxury. Read more

TIDA entrant prize winners – from exotic rock to racing car

Celebrating great design by the New Zealand design community, the TIDA Kitchens evening included spot prizes drawn from attending entrants – designers Morgan Cronin and Shane G... Read more

Seamless integration

Want to maximise storage space and functionality while giving your new kitchen a distinctive look? This design by Michael Cooper Architects shows you how Read more

Warm timber-look and rugged concrete-look surfaces combine in dramatic family kitchen

Tea and scones, bucket and spade – some things are just made for each other. Here, warm oak-look Melamine meets concrete-look engineered stone to... Read more

Crisp, white, Scandinavian-look kitchen with brushed oak flooring

Created by designer Natalie Du Bois, this kitchen combines high-tech cabinetry with classic materials for an elegant Scandinavian-look, heart-of-the-home kitchen Read more

Relaxed kitchen celebrates traditional tones and minimalist cabinetry

Not sure what surface looks best where in your kitchen? Try looking to the surroundings. This kitchen with textured granite countertops is an exercise in making gre... Read more

Bold and sculptural kitchen with no fussy detailing

How to create a kitchen that has its own dramatic presence and yet doesn’t detract from the views beyond – openness and simplicity are key Read more

Marble and rich wood veneer create impact in this kitchen

Modern surfaces, up-to-the-minute cabinetry and advanced hardware all come together in this family and entertainer’s kitchen Read more

Spacious kitchen with convivial seating layout and large scullery

How do you design a new kitchen that meets the needs of the three generations to use it Read more