Will Main Street ever return? Will Main Street ever return?

For those of you interested in Architectural History, there was an event in this country in 1893 that influenced the Architecture of America...

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3:45 PM

Nature in a room: Fiddle Leaf Fig Nature in a room: Fiddle Leaf Fig

Little things keep a room as refreshing and close to nature as an inside plant. I prefer big leafy plants, like these two pictures housing ...

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5:29 AM

The winner is The winner is

The winner of the Michael Tonello book is the lovely Patricia from colours Dekor . Congratulations sweet Patricia.

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6:45 AM

Bluefields Bay, Jamaica Bluefields Bay, Jamaica

I hope you enjoyed your week. I leave you with these breath taking images of Bluefields Bay Jamaican Seaside Villas , decorated in a gorgeo...

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5:06 AM

Beautiful Eclectic Interiors Beautiful Eclectic Interiors

images Reed Krakoff, Blackman Cruz, Jonathan Adler and Cynthia Rowley.

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5:41 AM

cozy reading corners cozy reading corners

I would love to have one of these cozy corners to read, think or simply nap. images from John krenek, Toton Sanchez, Nisi Berryman, Madeline...

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5:20 AM

Being an Architect: Myth vs. Reality Being an Architect: Myth vs. Reality

If you have ever seen Seinfeld, you know that George Costanza is constantly lying about being an Architect. And why not? It seems to impre...

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2:21 PM

A hot hot book A hot hot book

Some of you may have already heard about Bringing Home the Birkin . I read this book over the weekend and anything I say about it would not...

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6:30 AM

More outtakes More outtakes

The house by Stevens Lawson Architects on Hawkes Bay's Te Mata Peak that is one of our Home of the Year finalists looks great from every...

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10:35 PM

Meet the Architects Meet the Architects

Over the next few weeks we're hosting a series of evenings in Auckland and Wellington offering our readers the chance to come and meet t...

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4:43 PM

The Stylish Side of Sears Modern Homes The Stylish Side of Sears Modern Homes

Lately it seems that every time I pick up a magazine about residential design or construction, someone is talking about 'green' desi...

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3:42 PM

A Pink Couch A Pink Couch

Every girl has dreamt of having one. I can't think of a prettier couch other than a pink one. I prefer the darker the better, although...

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5:00 AM

The Elements of Style The Elements of Style

It has been a couple of weeks since my last post as I have been taking it easy. One of those two weeks was spent on a beach with some books...

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9:53 AM

A touch of gold A touch of gold

That unexpected touch of gold never fails. Images from House Beautiful.

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8:17 AM

Have a great weekend Have a great weekend

I love how the designers incorporated something new or modern in these spaces to bring a fresh touch to an otherwise rigid design. The black...

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6:54 AM

The outtakes The outtakes

One of the hardest parts about laying out house shoots is showing as much of the house as possible without the layouts getting repetitive. T...

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10:21 PM

Fabulous Small Working Spaces Fabulous Small Working Spaces

I would be more than happy opening letters or doing some home related paper work from one of these gorgeous spaces. I especially love the C...

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5:16 AM

Home of the Year 2009 Home of the Year 2009

It's official - the 2009 Home of the Year is the Waiheke Island house by Mitchell & Stout Architects. Here it is on the cover of our...

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5:01 AM

Home of the Year on Campbell Live Home of the Year on Campbell Live

TV3's Campbell Live revealed the finalists in the Home of the Year on their show last night, and they all looked terrific. You can view...

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2:32 PM

Do you remember this Kitchen? Do you remember this Kitchen?

I was going trough my files and came across this Kitchen of the Paris flat in Dimonah and Mehmet Iksel , featured in Elle Decor some time a...

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4:23 AM

On the waterfront On the waterfront

The latest Architecture New Zealand magazine contains an editorial and subsequent story by editor John Walsh on Auckland's plans (or sur...

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8:57 PM