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.

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

New light-toned kitchen sits in a light-filled space in design rethink

In this rethink of an existing kitchen, improved space-planning brought greater functionality and accentuated a key connection through the home Read more

Upon reflection

High gloss surfaces make this entertainer’s kitchen really shine and sparkle Read more

Sanctuary and luxury

Holiday home kitchen renovation converts long, dark and narrow room to a light, bright and well-connected space Read more

Down came the walls

Combining three rooms into one gave the owners the bright, open space they wanted for their new kitchen Read more

Glossy and impressive

L-shape kitchen design creates a multi-use, multifunctional space Read more