RESENE: Your outdoor sanctuary

Kiwis love the outdoors, especially during the warmer months when the sun is out, the barbeques are sizzling and we can sit back with family and friends to enjoy a cool, refreshing drink. If you’re fortunate to have your own outdoor area, treat it as an extension of your internal living space. Big or small, […]

Making an entrance

Creating a brilliant first impression in your home often starts with your entrance hall or passage. One of the smallest rooms (maybe) in many homes, it is key to setting the tone for the rest of the home. How you decide on a theme is individual. It may centre around a favourite painting, a chandelier […]

Dressed to impress: RESENE

Dark sea greens and pale blues come together in a dressing room you’ll never want to leave. We all dream of a closet to rival Carrie Bradshaw’s, and whilst the fashion icon’s actual wardrobe (clothes, that is) will probably only remain in our dreams, we can attempt to channel her inner fashionista when it comes […]

Dreaming of a great kitchen: Dream Doors

Almost 10 years ago, Adrian Kay started his own Dream Doors Kitchens franchise in 2012. Since then, Adrian and his tightly knit team of skilled tradesmen have earned a sterling reputation for bringing a new lease of life to one of the most lived-in areas of your house. That reputation has earned him and the […]

It really is black and white

Black and white is a classic colour combination that stands the test of time and for good reason. Both are strong neutrals (to which colour can be added if desired), and work well with a huge variety of different textures and interior design styles. From the bedroom to the bathroom, the kitchen to the lounge, […]

More NKBA winners

Canterbury designer Angelique Armstrong of Armstrong Interiors won two NKBA 2021 awards.     The first was the Spatial Innovation Design – Commercial award for an inspiring showroom with a difference, the ‘Neff Market Kitchen’. Judges noted the space had a wonderful rustic vibe while also balancing a warm and inviting refinement. “The incredible corner […]