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Although the owners of this Wellington house aren’t afraid of colour, when architect John Mills first showed them a proposed scheme for their renovated Roseneath home, there was a sharp intake of breath... more
There’s no room like a bedroom to accentuate the power of colour. Much has been written about how colour can affect our state of mind, and there’s no better example than bedrooms... more
It takes a skilled design hand and an adventurous client to include a provocative cerulean blue kitchen into a house... more
Giving old items a new life, and helping raise money for charity, is all in a day’s work for Sarah Herring... more
Looking for a colourful, fun, community-minded, slightly retro alternative to screen time?... more
It’s a challenge when renovating any older home to seamlessly include modern amenities... more
When designer Shane George was faced with the renewal of a large kitchen in a home in rural south Auckland, he fully embraced the existing Italianate style of the house... more
Nature is wise. It gives us abundant inspiration for the right colours and combinations to use in our home... more
Three’s The Block NZ winners Andy Murdie and Nate Ross aren’t afraid of a bit of pink... more
When designer Natalie Du Bois was asked to convert an ensuite into a shared bathroom for a brother and sister... more
The rising popularity of portable devices doesn’t do away with the need for a home office... more
If you like the pattern on a particular wallpaper but it’s not the right colour or scale, why not use it as inspiration... more
Try out these three bright ideas for kids – firetruck drawers, a galaxy wall and a triangle shelfie... more
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