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HOME in five with Paul Brandon

Videographer Paul Brandon is usually scaling the country, capturing our featured homes. In lockdown, Paul is taking the time to unwind.

HOME in five with Sam Caradus

Sam Caradus has been spending some quality time with his two Bengal cats and his partner Maggie during the lockdown.

HOME in five with Katie Delany

HOME’s digital manager Katie Delany is the driving force behind HOME’s social and web channels. Here’s Katie’s experience of lockdown so far. 

HOME in five with Fiona Fillmore

Interior designer, mother and owner of HOME’s August/September cover house, Fiona Fillmore, is spending her lockdown working through foreign films.

HOME in five with Day Barnes

Art Director Day Barnes is the creative soul behind the pages of HOME, and a constant source of laughter in our office. From his bubble in Whangaparoa, Day shares his take on this level four lockdown. 

HOME in five with Clare Chapman

HOME’s editor-in-chief, Clare Chapman, is mother to Emma and Toby and a self-confessed coffee addict. Here’s Clare’s lockdown in five questions.

HOME in five with Maggie Hubert

Maggie Hubert is a post-grad student and architectural researcher at Crosson Architects. We caught up with Maggie (and her Bengal cats) to hear what they’ve been up to in their bubble.

Culbert at HOME

We explore Bill Culbert | Slow Wonder (currently at the Auckland Art Gallery) through the lense of residential architecture and interiors.

A bunker by the lake

Evelyn McNamara’s Lake House is somewhat monolithic in form and uses a robust combination of materials that exudes a strong presence and a feeling of being protected. It could be deemed brutalist, but there is something more also going on here. 

A house of ebbs and flows

The simplest way to describe this 2021 finalist in the City Home of the Year category is: three concrete pavilions tied together by a highly sculptural copper form. Those two materials were selected for their durability, thus minimising the need for maintenance and allowing the owners more family time. 

Designing a sustainable future

This month, Dawson & Co. exclusively launched in New Zealand one of the oldest and most important luxury Italian furniture brands: Molteni&C.

The road to green

We sat down with BMW New Zealand managing director Karol Abrasowicz-Madej to talk sustainability, electrification of the BMW fleet, and the future of green vehicle design. 

The artist behind the lens

Taking inspiration from the work of South African artist William Kentridge, where the studio is the artist’s castle — a place where they can play king or buffoon — a new exhibition entitled A safe place for Stupidity will explore the work of New Zealand photographers. 

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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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