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How to select the best outdoor heating

Whether it’s a cosy fire pit to sit around on long summer evenings, or a high performance woodburner to heat up the outdoors in the colder months, a myriad of ways exist to bring an outdoor space to life.

Interiors Paradiso

Italian cinema is renowned for its impeccable sense of style. Be it music, fashion, food or acting, the Italians have a way of making moving images with a serious touch of stylistic flair.

Cavit & Co – Timeless Luxury

This immaculately presented book tracks the history of Cavit & Co. from its humble beginnings — in its owner’s spare bedroom — to some of the business’s most impressive assignments, including New Zealand embassies overseas and luxury hotels in the Pacific.

Pacific threads

For over six years, New Zealand/Samoan textile designer Lucy Tupu has been creating unique rugs in New York City, that reference her cultural heritage. On the eve of Lucy launching her first international studio here in Aotearoa, HOME discussed the influences and aspirations that fuel

Pop art for the digital age

Known for his expressive pop-art portraits made entirely in collage technique, Thai-born artist Virut is exhibiting for the first time in Auckland’s Lightworx Gallery by Artbay.  In an era of image saturation made possible by social media and digital publications, Virut has an eye for

Tokyo Ride

At the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival 2021, don’t miss Tokyo Road, a celebration of architecture in Tokyo.

Architecture on film

We chat with Clare Buchanan, co-curator of the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival, to explore the highlights, ideas, and most unforgettable moments from this year’s programme.

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Three by the pond

AW Architects has designed a house in Bendemeer with three, very distinct volumes and equally diverse personalities: the birdwatcher, the socialite, and the sheep shearer who’s scrubbed up well.

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Echo in the hills

This certified passive house is the sum of many parts — some conflicting, others converging; but as one, the innate tensions deliver an enviable and powerful presence. 

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