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With design studio’s in Cambridge, Waihi Beach and the Bay of Plenty, LAD Architecture specialises in a full range of architectural & interior design services, that can be tailor made to suit your requirements. This project was a contemporary but low maintenance beach house designed for a professional family with a desire to create precious […]

It was no straight forward renovation for this luxury home at Piha, that has set the standard for Passivhaus design in New Zealand. Some describe this astonishingly ambitious retrofit as simply extraordinary, and there is definitely more to this Eco-Bach than meets the eye. And as builder Terry Bryers of Bruyere Passive Homes explains, “the […]

This classic New Zealand bungalow has had new life breathed into it thanks to NZ Builders, who picked up a regional category win at the Registered Master Builders House of the Year 2023. This was also the first time the Auckland company had entered the awards, and co-owner Blake Cooper said while optimistic, they were […]

Timeless and elegant – this Whitianga Waterways American bungalow-style home by Coastal Construction Whitianga is truly one of a kind. It even has an American shingle roof and Perma Deck composite decking imported from the States as well. The old family bach that had been onsite for the past 40 years had to make way […]

With a brief for a modern, sharp, and edgy aesthetic, the exterior is striking in a monochromatic blend of split stone and dark stained cedar. As you step inside, the oak parquetry gives the first hint of the level of quality materials, skilled workmanship and design detail used throughout the home. The kitchens are a […]

Such a grand home and on a grand scale, this epic build in Orakei is a fine example of masonry and craftsmanship overlooking Okahu Bay. At a sprawling 818 sqm, this masterpiece features an impressive seven bathrooms and five bedrooms, and the top floor of this four-storey mansion is an entertainment area with bar and […]

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Sitting on a gorgeous, elevated, and extremely private site in the rural hills of Tauranga, this Whakamarama property is blessed with ever changing coastal views. This is the third property interior designer Terry Walsh has helped his clients with, which he describes as having a “less than perfect” feel about it. “We never set out […]

The aim of this beautiful North Shore project was to provide luxury and comfort for the owners of this beachfront luxury home. Design on James owner Lynette Lochhead is based in Tauranga and provides interior design consultancy and procurement for new builds and major renovations in the residential market.   Her work covers right across […]

From furniture to entrance way doors, to a custom-built kitchen, at Lee Bros Joinery we can develop the most comprehensive design from just a simple idea. We encourage our clients to contribute towards the design process as much as they feel comfortable, and are always willing to work with and expand their ideas. Lee Brothers […]

There is a good chance that when Mal Corboy designs a kitchen for his clients he’ll be invited back for dinner. The award winning designer with 25 years experience said many of his clients have become good friends – and it’s not just because he’s brilliant at his job, but that great design takes time. […]

A well designed urban haven in amongst the concrete jungle of Auckland’s suburb, Westmere. The clients had a strong appreciation for good design and quality materials which made this project a pleasure to be apart of.   Entirely custom built cabinetry engulfs almost every room of this home, from the kitchen through to the living, […]

A stunning home on the Whangaparoa Peninsula designed by Strachen Group Architects (SGA) gave Carlielle Kitchens an accolade at the Trends International Design Awards in 2020. Carlielle was selected to manufacture and install the cabinetry for this home, which included the kitchen, scullery, laundry, wardrobes and also extended to the bespoke hallway unit, bunk beds, bathroom […]

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