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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.

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