b'feature housenew joinery in some rooms but leaving intact a period of bold architecture.Post Modernism attracts its fair share of sniggers and cheap shots. But Selma has no regrets about her flamboyant choices. Faced with revamping the house, she says: I had the option of redoing things differently, going black and white like everyone else or staying with the playful colours we started with. But I dont do beige. I love colour. So, while tired linoleum floor tiles in the living areas were replaced with a pre-finished oak overlay, Selma decided to leave the bold and beautiful distressed walls and refresh them with coats of paint. I had the option of going black and white like everyone else or staying with the playful colours we started with. But I dont do beige. I love colour. The stately blue pillars in the entry remain (a paint finish blend of Resene Cove Grey, Resene Ship Cove, Resene Link Water and Resene Tuna) as does the glossy layered effect in the main bedrooma mix of Resene Tory Blue, Resene Chetwode Blue and Resene Sea Green. Selma still loves it. I looked at changing it but couldnt imagine doing anything else.Lavished in a richly layered, rust red mix of Resene Crab Apple, Resene El Salva and Resene Brandy Rose, walls in the kitchen and dining area wrap around cabinets designed by Malcolm in the original colour, juicy Resene Fire Bush. The kitchen, previously painted in teals and blues, was redone in colours similar to the original. This time round, glass wall cabinets are finished with blue translucent film and backlit, while the underbench cabinets are in Resene Alabaster. Everyroominthehousepacksapowerfulpunch.Theresno consistent colour theme though Selma kept her neutral base, ice blueResene Pattens Blue which offers cool relief in the living areas,LeftA rust red mix of Resene Crab Apple, Resene El Salva and Resene Brandy Rose walls in the kitchen and dining area wrap around cabinets designed by Malcolm in the original colour, juicy Resene Fire Bush.Opposite topThe atrium dining space is a cool open area compared to other more moody areas.ReseneBrandy RoseOpposite bottomPaint effect walls are a mixReseneof Resene Tory Blue, Resene Chetwode BlueEl Salvaand Resene Sea Green in this bedroom. ReseneReseneCrab Apple Fire Bush53'