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Pump Up the Volume

Folded into a small pocket of Westmere, Tāmaki Makaurau, this dynamic design by Crosson Architects riffs on the idea of origami and simplicity.

Remastered Classic

Updated and expanded over two decades, this Ian Athfield compound in Karaka Bay reveals surprise and delight around every curve and corner.

Solid State

An imaginative state-house expansion by architect Matt Robinson unfolds over decades in Westmere, Tāmaki Makaurau.

Slow Mo

With two minimalist tiled boxes, Kerr Ritchie transforms a rustic earth-brick barn in the Tāhuna Queenstown landscape.

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.

Favourite Things: Leah Morris

For Webb’s head of decorative arts Leah Morris, the allure of an object lies in its history.

Favourite Things: Cam Millar

Cam Millar, manager of The Estate at Webb’s, shares his eclectic collection – from Aotearoa brutalism to outsider art favoured by Picasso.

Favourite Things: Caolán McAleer

How Webb’s head of marketing and collectors’ cars Caolán McAleer decides what makes it into his personal collection.

In Living Colour

Eclecticism and minimalism form an unlikely alliance in this Tāmaki Makaurau villa.

Display Case

In the foothills of Tauranga’s Welcome Bay, Cate Creemers designs a home around views and an extensive art collection.

Pass it On

Ross Morrison bids farewell to a covetable collection with a series of auctions at Webb’s.

A Curious Sort

John Perry’s vast collection of objects and art is set for auction.

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