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Dave Fowell’s intricately wrought timber sculptures are given added dimension with often vibrant colour... more
Imagine not being able to see the world in all its glorious colour. Help is at hand for those afflicted with colour blindness... more
Epitomising the glamour of yesteryear, this dramatically moody ensuite is designed to seduce... more
Don’t throw out that old chair your grandmother gave you. If it’s lasted this long it might be worth a spruce up... more
Our Habitat Gorgi children’s room makeover competition brought out some truly creative ideas... more
This smart easy-care garden beautifully complements the iconic Art Deco architecture of the house it surrounds... more
This carefully renovated historic home retains its original character and meets the needs of a modern family... more
As director and designer of accessories brand Saben, Roanne Jacobson is no stranger to high style... more
A colourful kitchen is inspired by history. Inspired by the Art Deco detailing in the house and the distinctive block-colour artworks of Piet Mondrian... more
This kitchen is a deliciously contemporary space, spiced up with a dash of tradition... more
Resene regularly celebrates community creativity with its Mural Masterpieces Competition... more
An accident hasn’t stopped this Wanaka house painter. If you walk around the front of a certain Wanaka home, you will find a well established, beautifully maintained garden... more
Notoriously tricky to get rid of, paint is now being recycled in some innovative ways... more
The colour of passion, warning, appetite – red is perhaps the boldest colour of them all... more
Signwriter Jeff Harvey creates some clever effects with his art… and shares a trick or two... more
We all want warmer, drier, healthier air in our homes, so what’s the difference between HRVs, heat pumps and air conditioners?... more
Jeff demonstrates the ‘incredibly simple’ art of a rust effect... more
Neutral colours are the mainstay of any decorating scheme. This one is set to be a winner... more
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From issue 8 onwards, copies flow wrapped and sent to Resene Cardholders are flow wrapped in environmentally responsible material from epi-global. This product when discarded in soil in the presence of microorganisms, moisture and oxygen will biodegrade decomposing into simple materials found in nature, as described in ASTM D6954-04.