The Autumnal Update

Whether we want to accept it or not, Games of Thrones is over and winter is coming! As dark mornings and cold nights greet us, it’s time to adjust our wardrobes accordingly. Converting from autumn to winter wear, especially in the Garden City, can be tricky. One day you may need to embrace a coat […]

Cement to be

It’s edgy, industrial and proving to be an enduring design element in the home – the concrete trend is bringing New York luxe into everyday homes.     It might not seem like an obvious choice for your home, but the grey stone is not to be ignored as interior design trends continue to focus […]

Vegetables take centre stage

Meat and three vege has long been a staple of Kiwi dinners, but it seems the culinary tables are turning. Vegetables are increasingly taking centre stage and not just for the vegetarians amongst us.     We seem to be more open to a variety of vegetables that were once considered undesirable as we witness […]

Moody Pink

For anyone with a passion for all things house and home, you’ll know that the power of pink is making its appearance in the abode, but in a much more soothing and smokier tone known as dusky pink.     Whether it’s painting a room, or subtle pink touches, it is definitely a trend that’s […]

Maxed Out

Online creative store Etsy is proclaiming 2019 as the year of maximalism – encouraging us all in their 2018 trend report to step away from the ultra-minimalist look and embrace the bold in our home.     Maximalism is everything minimalism is not; where minimalism forces us to make decisions about what we really need, […]

The Dark Arts

For many seasons now, neutral interiors have been a firm favourite. Many of us have been captivated by the soothing Scandinavian design, but lately design trends are dipping their brushes into darker hues and we’re starting to see a wealth of bold colours being introduced into the home.     As we head into the […]

Green Credentials

There are plenty of good reasons why you should fill your home with houseplants. They don’t just look good by adding texture and colour to your home, but they’re good for us too!     From flourishing foliage to jungle inspired botanicals, houseplants have sprouted their way back into our lives. So, what are the […]

Get it white

The days might be getting darker as we make the seasonal shift to the cooler months, but that doesn’t mean our homes need to follow suit. In fact a clean, serene white interior might just be the antidote to the winter blues.     White may seem to be a safe choice in comparison to […]

Tied & Dyed

It’s official – tie-dye is making a comeback! The bleach-stained print is a huge trend for 2019, having popped up all over the catwalk and made its way into the wardrobes of celebs. Beyoncé wore it on the beach, Dree Hemingway chose the print for a red-carpet event and Justin Bieber turned up to church […]

Neutral Territory

We may hate to admit it, but summer has officially ended and although the weather is taking a chilly turn, there’s one thing that can placate us – winter trends, as they start to dominate high-street stores with the promise of bringing our favourite knits, boots and jeans back into our wardrobes.     This […]