Sheet-washing mistakes

Avoid overloading your washing machine.

5 of the most common pitfalls to avoid in order to take better care of your bed linen.

Architects' own skinny house

Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman of Rotterdam built their new home on a 3.4m-wide derelict lot between two tall ...

Two architects fitted their home between high-rise apartments, and it's very cool.

Building with the Drents video

The digging began in earnest.

The Drents start digging and develop case of cold feet.

Perks of outdoor fireplaces 

Warren and Mahoney Architects designed this stunning house and outdoor living area in Bremner Bay, overlooking Lake ...

A beautiful outdoor living area with a fireplace will lengthen your time spent outdoors.

Yes, red can be restful

Loena Wilson McCormack bought the Domo furniture soon after the dramatic red glass wall had been installed.

This outdoor room proves that bold colour can be used to create a serene setting.

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House of the week: Hawke's Bay gallery

The guest room is also home to a set of drawers from Redcurrent and a lamp topped with a shade that Tina made herself, ...

A city-dweller turned to a sleepy seaside settlement looking for a home-grown version of Eat, Pray, Love.

House of the week: Wellington

This Sir Ian Athfield Wellington house was just waiting to be filled with a carefully collected 70s cache.

House of the week: Mt Maunganui

House of the week: Lake Tarawera gallery

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