Bathrooms

The 2023 Bathroom of the Year: Woodland Dance

Drawing on modernist and Japanese influences, and recreating the distinctive tonal interplay of dappled light on a forest floor, this Grey Lynn bathroom offers an enchanting take on spatial design where beauty and accessibility coexist.

Whispers of luxury

It is in the sensual elements that luxury resides in the bathroom: the touch of a surface, the embrace of the sculptural form of a bathtub, the curvature or graphic abstraction of an object.

Hanging garden

This Ponsonby en suite was designed around existing window placements within an awkward space.

Curved copper

In this doorless bathroom, light is drawn in from above and a trio of materials is used in unexpected ways.

Immersive geometries

Experience-oriented spaces designed for living; that’s the concept behind The Bathelier, a new global design collaboration by Cosentino using its C·Bath range.

Evoking delight

Plumbline’s latest bathroomware comprises collections of a delectable composition of colour, texture, finish and form.

Rituals of decadence

Eden Stone considers the delight of bathing and simple rituals through its collection of handcrafted baths and basins.

Blue collar soul

The bathrooms and laundry renovation of this loft apartment in a former carpet factory is a respectful and delightful nod to its past. We speak to its designer, Yvette Jay, to find out more.

Evocatively off

Think burnt orange-red hot sauce, mustard-tinged olive dirty martini, grunge eyeshadow and circular voids. We talk to the designers behind a new tapware range that embodies this eclectic group of concepts.

Bathe in colour

Utilising a new material known as Cristalmood, due to its transparency and sheen, the Reflex bathtub is a piece of undeniable beauty and composure.

Deceptively simplistic

These 12 new architectural tapware collections by Italian company Quadro offer an elemental, understated aesthetic.

Mindful materials

In 2016 in the attic space of an Auckland cafe, an idea was formed. Fast forward six years and this Kiwi company is making waves globally.

Sanctuary and curvature

In celebration of its 40th year, Athena has launched two new vanity ranges, designed with Auckland-based interior designer Sonya Cotter.

Living finishes

Named after some of New Zealand’s great walks, a new range of pull handles by Windsor Architectural Hardware offers a fresh take on sustainable door decor.

Nature’s echo

Material Space’s Duncan Rooney talks to HOME about defying trends and a growing desire to work with natural materials and textures. 

Luxury underfoot

A wet-room design, marked by a level-entry shower delivers an enviable feature — without long-term maintenance.

Timeless opulence

Outside of the quintessential black and white aesthetic, Plumbline’s latest collection offers an array of textures, colours, and finishes to cement a feeling of ageless refinement in the bathroom. 

Bathe in colour

Colour is an interior designer’s superpower. Whether your home is dipped in monochrome, or playfully painted in complementary tones, colour has the ability to inspire. 

Sunset pinks

The statement pink-tinted concrete bath and basin were sourced from Concrete Nation, in a tone that is picked up by the chunky texture of the Italian floor tiles.

Cedar and oak

Surrounded by grand old trees, including an 80-year-old oak, the site called for a new home that took full advantage of the garden. 

Motueka bathroom

This luscious bathroom is part of a luxury lodge situated high on a hilltop in Motueka, near Nelson.

Bathrooms: 1920s luxury

Obsessive attention to detail transformed this small space into a natural extension of the apartment and an elegant nod to 1920s style.   HOME What

20 beautiful bathroom basics

Bathroom bliss is just a few products away with this round-up of 20 sleek and sophisticated items [related_articles post1=”34185″ post2=”40101″]

Bathrooms: Classic meets contemporary

The client brief for this Wellington cottage was to create a “workable bathroom” in the confined space. To overcome this challenge, William Giesen of Atelierworkshop

Bathrooms: resplendent in black marble

This Devonport home by Bull O’Sullivan Architecture is dominated by timber. The clients’ brief for the bathroom was to create a luxurious escape from the

Bathrooms: Pattersons’ moody palette

Careful lighting and a darker palette create moody intimacy in this bathroom by Pattersons. Davor Popadich explains how they achieved the intimate quality without sacrificing function and utility.

Bathrooms: Deco-flavoured delight

When Maggie Carroll of Auckland’s Bureaux Architects decided to renovate the bathroom in her own apartment, she decided that the small space didn’t mean she

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