Building in the midst of suburbia means there will already be kerb-side greenery and gardens to soften any architectural intervention, but it comes with its own particular challenges. When Box™ was approached by clients with a 466-square-metre hillside section in Khandallah, Wellington, one priority for architectural graduate Tim Hogarth was to deliver plenty of room […]
With rolling topography, views that stretch all the way to the Hen & Chickens Islands, and only five minutes from the spectacular Tara Iti golf course, securing a site at the Sandhills estate is like getting a hole in one. So in 2017 when Box™ was asked to conceptualise a design for a holiday escape […]
This client was after an ensuite reflecting the style of her home – a renovated Herne Bay villa. The client was after modern touches and tapware but went with the marble looking tiles for that timeless traditional look. Bathrooms By Elite have been creating Auckland’s finest quality bathrooms for over 15 years. Each project is […]
In 1919, Walter Owen Bentley created what is now known as one of the world’s most prestigious car manufacturers. Even since – driven by the high standards of its founder – Bentley Motors have delivered on its customers expectations of luxury performance vehicles made of the finest materials and constructed with no expense spared. In […]
Image from the Nightclubbing Collection by Zinc Textiles, Available from James Dunlop Textiles Be the host with the most with an elegant set-up ready to entertain. Opting for a classy rather than flashy aesthetic, look to key ingredients for that perfect cocktail party. Bar carts remain all the rage, while statement accoutrements and witty artwork […]
Each year, more than three hundred thousand creators, designers, architects, creative geniuses and global media descend on the Italian city of Milan for the city’s annual Design Week, combining the Salone Internazionale del Mobile design exhibition and the Fuorisalone’s events and installations across the city’s different Design Districts. Lauded as one of the world’s most […]
Re-think the traditional family room and mix things up with a balance of sophistication and fun. Integrating practical spaces for work, play and rest with cool, thoughtful touches is a recipe for a happy home.
Everyone is talking about home-heating this time of year and who can blame them! It becomes a bit of a standoff, who has the best heater? Who is just sleeping with just a duvet and most importantly who is saving the most money!? The winners vary, but a standout has to be those talking about their […]