Interiors

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.

Urban whare

On a central Wellington street, architect John Mills weaves old and new into a rhythmic tapestry of texture and colour, in which the landscape becomes internal and the strange subtly familiar.

A mercy mission

A dilapidated former convent in Grey Lynn has a new lease of life as a luxury boutique hotel with striking interiors that celebrate the building’s origins.

This kitchen’s emerald green marble splashback adds a dramatic touch

As part of a larger renovation, this villa’s kitchen got a dramatic new look, green marble splashback included.  Project Villa renovation Architect AJ Sutton with designer and client Natalie Moinfar Location Ponsonby, Auckland Brief Update the kitchen as part of renovation for a family Briefly

This hard-wearing kitchen balances family function with elegant design

Designing a kitchen for a family with three boisterous boys proved to be an exercise in balancing a functional family layout with dramatic materials and finishing Project New kitchen in a new home Architect Daniel Marshall, DMA Location Remuera, Auckland Brief A hard-wearing space for

How these two moody kitchens achieved such a sleek design finish

Moody and meticulously finished, these two kitchens share design trends that you can recreate in your own home. We talk to architects and hear about the latest product developments from Fisher & Paykel’s design team 1. A connected kitchen designed like furniture + Location: Ponsonby,

How this new kitchen blends seamlessly into a classic old villa

Designers Rufus Knight and Simon James worked together to create a beautiful new kitchen that fits perfectly into the layout of an original villa Project Villa renovation Designer Rufus Knight, Knight Associates with Simon James Location Grey Lynn, Auckland Brief Seamlessly integrate a new kitchen

The kitchen in this award-winning holiday home is full of clever ideas

The combination of materials used in this Great Barrier kitchen was carefully chosen to achieve a simple and minimalistic design Project Holiday home Architect Stuart Gardyne, Architecture + Location Great Barrier Island Brief A robust yet informal space This is a holiday home – does

This Grey Lynn kitchen has the most sophisticated material palette

Designed as the social hub of Architect Eva Nash’s home, this kitchen’s combination of its walnut timber, black detailing and brass handles is a winner Project Architect’s own home Architect Rogan Nash Architects Location Westmere, Auckland Brief A convivial, connected space for a busy family

How this elegant bathroom achieved a minimal, 70s aesthetic

The brief for this bathroom asked for a 70s reference with contemporary styling, and architect Daniel Marshall delivered. See how he created a minimal, elegant aesthetic below Project Renovation of a 1970s home by Robert Railley Architect Daniel Marshall, DMA Location St Heliers, Auckland Brief

How this dramatic black kitchen balances function with beauty

Dramatic design in a modernist setting, this elegant black kitchen manages to achieve a stunning statement whilst maintaining essential practicality Project New family home Designer Chris Tate Location Takapuna, Auckland Brief A dramatic design in a modernist setting How is the kitchen placed within the

How this small kitchen manages to maximise it’s efficiency

The width of this small kitchen was restricted by the compact size of the house. In response, other areas have been maximised as space-saving solutions Project Architect’s own kitchen Architect Dan Smith, Edwards White Location Taupiri, Waikato Brief An architect designs his own home and

How this black kitchen achieved its brooding, minimal look

Inside the striking Queenstown home designed by Fearon Hay is a black kitchen that’s just as striking, designed to be an entertainers dream Project Alpine retreat Designer Dean Sharpe Location Arrowtown Brief The owner-designer created a brooding, intimate space in a holiday house designed by

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