Kitchens

Twin palettes

The renovation of this 30-year-old Westmere home was designed with the intention to introduce a contemporary narrative.

Cast forms

We speak to graphic designer turned product designer, Kate Slavin, about her experience in moving from two dimensions to three, and the intricacies of designing a product to outlive our generation — and the next.

Three-dimensional kitchen design

A design for the heart of the home is something that can be hard to visualise from drawings or renders alone; how the elements interact with each other, how the spaces feel, and what works best where.

A touch of glam

Interior designer Rebecca Bailey on kitchen facelifts, sustainability and floating between contemporary and traditional asethetics.

The great outdoors

Heading into winter and missing those beautiful long summer evenings outdoors, it’s time to think about what alfresco dining will look like in 2024.

Cooking with fire

French private chef Arno Jullien began his culinary career in Provence after graduating from Paul Augier Culinary School in Nice. We talk to him about creating a local French cuisine in Auckland.

Culinary motifs

Design duo Kelly Gammie and Sean Monk, the creatives behind Rarebirds Interiors, produce work that is highly distinctive and individual, pushing the boundaries between a global outlook and a vibrant local design language.

Framed

Elegant frames and dividers for bespoke configurations define this drawer insert by Blum.

A fine balance

A new home in Hobsonville gets the recipe right when it comes to dark and light.

Precision design

True inspiration is at the heart of the NEFF kitchen, where socialising is important and a shared love of food is celebrated.

Hands-free in the kitchen

A new launch by Greens Tapware with Kontact Technology is providing some soulful moments of ease in the kitchen.

Tonal synergy

From magnificent gardens and beneath the entangled boughs of a mature pohutukawa tree, Callerton House is a place of dynamic juxtapositions.

A touch of subtle elegance

In product design, elegance comes from simplicity, and simplicity is often a result of considered and thorough design thinking.

A tailored solution

With a career in interior design spanning two decades, Nicola Manning has had proven success in the industry.

Bespoke Home

Samsung has this month released a revolutionary new product to New Zealand: a completely customisable French door refrigerator.

Kitchen envy

Partly inspired by Josh Emmett’s home kitchen, this space in Auckland’s Mt Eden is versatile and highly customised for its client. HOME spoke to Hewe’s designer Gunnar Friese about its detailing and brief.

The softness of granite

A careful balance of textures and colour transforms this renovated Mt Eden villa into a calming oasis.

Spirit island

The act of cooking is one full of habits and ceremonies. This South Island kitchen takes the ritual of preparing gin-based drinks for visiting friends as one of its main design cues.

Elegant warmth

This North Canterbury house was conceived by architect Gareth Ritchie (of Rangiora’s firm Archco) as his own family home.

Rustic hints

The initial feel of this kitchen is one of comfortable rusticity which quickly gives way to one’s curiosity at unravelling the many unique, and fairly urbane, design elements at play here.

Well-being in mind

This kitchen is part of a villa extension by Jones Architects in Auckland’s Mt Eden. The idea was to create a contemporary, open-living kitchen and dining space at the back of the home and create a second tier for the master suite, robe, and ensuite.

Chiaroscuro

This traditional villa in Herne Bay underwent a significant extension (by Ponting Fitzgerald), and the kitchen acts as a pivotal space between the outdoors and the interior social spaces.

By the sea

We talk to kitchen designer Ingrid Geldof about her Estuary House kitchen.

Monolithic and fresh

This Mt Eden kitchen by at.space design is part of a larger renovation of a classic villa (for a family of five) which included modernising it, improving some of its internal flow, adding much needed insulation, light and storage.

Westmere kitchen

It’s a brave homeowner who dares to attempt an entirely monochromatic space, but in this Westmere home, the brief didn’t shy away from causing intrigue. For this is a home that steals itself from the neighbourhood, and stealthily hides its contents from neighbours.

Join us on our kitchen day

  Our new issue is full of terrific kitchens, as many of you will have seen. Even better news: if you’re planning your own kitchen

Richard Naish on kitchen design

Richard talks us through this extremely workable family kitchen and how he used a moody material palette and thoughtful design to create a striking space

Kitchens: 4 ingenious spaces where cooking rules

For chefs Natalia Schamroth and Carl Koppenhagen, their new kitchen is the culmination of four years spent “desperate” to get out of the cramped, closed-off kitchen at the back of their house.

Kitchens: 3D technology for perfect angles

The clients of this Ponsonby renovation didn’t want a typical villa kitchen. Designer Serban Teodorescu of T Plus Architects transformed the space into a ‘day zone’

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