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.

Minimalist, easy-to-clean kitchen has dedicated zones and strong material palette

A semi-industrial palette of wood, concrete and steel gives this kitchen a strong presence and also connects it to the wider surroundings Read more

Elegance and efficiency in a limited space

Got big dreams but limited space? This kitchen combines refined feature surfaces, a sculptural island and an absence of on-show appliances to create an entertainer's kitchen that complements but d... Read more

Benvenuto! (that's Italian for welcome)

Convivium, or a gathering of people, is the name of the Italian-designed kitchen seen in this design. The open layout is all about connections, conversations, time-honoured cooking aromas floating acr... Read more

Dramatic yet highly practical workspace

Taking its cues from the architecturally designed rural home it forms part of, this clean-lined kitchen reflects personality and modernity, with its extensive functionality downplayed visually Read more

Masculine mood

Many kitchens present a pale, restrained aesthetic to the world. However, this dark-toned kitchen by designer Annika Rowson achieves a more dramatic presence 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

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

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