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Creative Freedom

Over 20 years and multiple small projects, Pete Bossley and Miriam van Wezel have turned a prosaic bungalow into something very special.

The Things We Carry

A rare Christchurch house by the late Sir Ian Athfield proves a wonderful backdrop for a collection of classic mid-century pieces.

Pause and Retreat

Gerald Parsonson designs an expansive family home at Lake Hawea for art-addicted collectors

How to Have Fun

Malcolm Walker reworks the house of Philip Clarke and Jane Wild around a beautifully eccentric collection of furniture and art.

Only Place I Want to Be

Paul Clarke builds a house for his family that draws on the memory of their former home.

Above the Street

With a distinctly personal touch, chef Al Brown makes an apartment in a tower by Cheshire Architects his own.

In the Trees

Between 1973 and 1985, Ron Sang built a glamorous house for art. Forty years on, it has a whole new lease of life.

Collected Intimacies

With clear moves and fine details, Salmond Reed Architects stitch together multiple eras in a ‘bungled’ Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland villa.

Design Lives Here

Precious things, from an old lemon squeezer to a Māori bird-call instrument.

Inner Life

With her portraits of rooms, Jane Ussher reveals the character of personal spaces.

Set in Stone

Patterson Associates brings an unwaveringly philanthropic couple’s vision to life at Ōtautahi’s newest museum.

A Favourite Thing: Karamia Muller

Puka ware: handmade baskets from the Solomon Islands hold many lessons.

A Favourite Thing: Henri Sayes

The PH 5 pendant by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen