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  • Country home’s glass extension transforms the living space

    This Whitford house is in a picturesque location, but the view was not maximised, says architect Darren Jessop, who was commissioned to design the extension on the right.

  • Intelligent design

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • A Spacial Aesthetic

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • Divide and Conquer

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • Ponsonby Kitchen – Houses March 2016

    Kitchens in open-plan living spaces look great in magazines. The cleaner’s been, the stylists have done their stuff, and the photographer’s picked a perfect day for the shoot. But how does it look on a rainy night in July? – Well, this one looks pretty good.

  • Ponsonby Bathroom – Houses March 2016

    The original façade of this period villa complements the light, contemporary spaces within

  • Fusion in white

    The original façade of this period villa complements the light, contemporary spaces within

  • Building the good life

    Having time to tinker is an integral part of the Rakino Island escape that is, as the brochures say, “40 minutes from Auckland, yet a million miles away”. And there has been a lot of tinkering on this 10-acre property…

  • The Contented Castaways

    To counteract their busy city existence, an Auckland couple craves seclusion and the simple life. they’ve found both on the Hauraki Gulf’s Rakino Island.

  • Traditional character bungalow gets magical renovation

    One of the most challenging aspects of renovating an older home is the fact that you never know what to expect once you start pulling it apart.