Design News

Apartment living, with a twist

At 26 Aroha, a sense of community and drive for sustainable living has enhanced the lives of the many residents of this apartment complex.

Designing a Westmere home of light and clay

We spoke to Sam Caradus from Crosson Architects about how their recent project, Light and Clay, was designed to be a positive contribution to the community, neighbourhood and street. 

Colour of striking proportions

Exceptional displays of colour and a wealth of adventurous innovations were showcased at the 2021 Dulux Colour Awards. 

In profile: Jeremy Chapman

Architect Jeremy Chapman started his own practice five years ago. We caught up with him about his latest projects, and what’s next for JCA Studio.

Salone del Mobile 2021

Photographer Mary Gaudin travelled to Milan to capture the best of the much-anticipated design event for HOME, held in September after an 18-month hiatus.

Illuminating a winter lake house

The brief for the lighting design for a home on the shores of Lake Rotoiti was simple: the light source was to be invisible, and the output needed to deliver pools of light, subtly. 

Cotton and tiles

The New Zealand designers behind bath textile brand Baina — Anna Fahey and Bailey Meredith — are often inspired by the built environment.

HOME in five with Federico Monsalve

HOME’s managing editor Federico Monsalve is balancing homeschooling with prepping for our new issue during this lockdown. We caught up with Fed to see how he’s balancing his two roles. 

HOME in five with Valeria Carbonaro-Laws

Valeria Carbonaro-Laws is the owner and director of Studio Italia, and the unofficial matriarch of Italian design in New Zealand. We caught up with Valeria to see how she’s been spending her time away from the showroom.  HOME: What’s the best part of your view

Taming Light

This rural Wairarapa artist’s studio is informed by a need for highly regulated, natural light, a roofline that echoes the hills around it, and the desire to tread lightly on the land.

HOME in five with Nat Davis

HOME’s commercial director Nat Davis is not used to being kept in the same place for too long. She’s our resident whirlwind and a driving force behind the brand’s success. 

HOME in five with Emily Wakeling

The newest member of our team Emily Wakeling is spending her lockdown on the edge of Lake Taupo. We caught up with Emily to catch a glimpse of her envious views. 

Remembering Billy Apple

The art community of Aotearoa is mourning the loss of one of our most influential artists, Billy Apple (ONZM).

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City and sea

On the shores of Sydney Harbour, New Zealand–born Australian architect Richard Archer devised a home of connections with the water and city beyond

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On point

The interior flow of this waterfront, central Auckland apartment has been reimagined by Four Walls Architecture with flow and minimalism in mind.

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