We like: Hometown Boomtown We like: Hometown Boomtown

Preservation arguments are raging in Christchurch right now, which makes this very interesting clip from the documentary Hometown Boomtown ...

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8:26 PM

We like: Diana Vreeland, The Eye Has to Travel We like: Diana Vreeland, The Eye Has to Travel

Sometimes those late-night internet shopping binges don't carry any post-purchase regret: this morning our copy of Diana Vreeland: The E...

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3:53 PM

Outtakes: Melling Morse's Garden Shed Outtakes: Melling Morse's Garden Shed

Wellington's Melling Morse Architects do an accomplished line in compact, relatively cheap, incredibly charming dwellings, and the Garde...

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3:38 PM

We like: Patti Smith's photographs We like: Patti Smith's photographs

There probably isn't anything this woman can't do. In the New York Times' style magazine, T, A.O. Scott interviews Patti Smith, ...

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3:34 PM

From our archives: A royal visit, 1953 From our archives: A royal visit, 1953

In 1953, the visit of the Queen and Prince Philip was considered significant enough to make the cover of our predecessor, Home and Building....

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11:00 AM

Steve Jobs and a Legacy of Design Steve Jobs and a Legacy of Design

I started writing this post over a month ago when Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple.  At the time, I felt really disturbed over this news ...

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8:49 AM

Events: The Department Store Events: The Department Store

Thanks to Altherm Window Systems, Waipara Hills wines and The Department Store for their support for a client function we held at The Depart...

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10:40 PM

We like: Al Brown's Depot We like: Al Brown's Depot

We would like to join the chorus of approval for Al Brown's Depot in Auckland's Federal Street. The pleasingly rustic interior, desi...

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10:30 AM

Events: Kevin McCloud, a reminder Events: Kevin McCloud, a reminder

A reminder, for those of you who don't have your tickets yet (and many of you do, we know), that HOME New Zealand is delighted to be par...

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8:54 PM

We like: David Hockney's iPad show We like: David Hockney's iPad show

One of the best things about our recent visit to Copenhagen was seeing David Hockney's show of his drawings on the iPad and iPhone at th...

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2:42 AM

Outtakes: The Kare Kare house, our Home of the Year 2011 by Michael O'Sullivan Outtakes: The Kare Kare house, our Home of the Year 2011 by Michael O'Sullivan

From the black sand of Kare Kare beach, the HOME New Zealand magazine Home of the Year 2011 is almost invisible. The house was designed by ...

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3:33 PM

Real Estate: A piece of New Zealand history, for sale Real Estate: A piece of New Zealand history, for sale

It's not often you see a piece of New Zealand history in the real estate pages, but now potter Peter Stichbury and his wife Diane are mo...

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2:45 PM

Zaha Hadid's second Stirling Prize Zaha Hadid's second Stirling Prize

British architect Zaha Hadid has won the 2011 Stirling Prize for her design of a London school building, the Evelyn Grace Academy. She also ...

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2:22 PM

Renzo Piano at Ronchamp Renzo Piano at Ronchamp

There's an interesting piece by Jonathan Glancey in The Guardian about a new convent designed by Renzo Piano at Ronchamp, which of cour...

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