How I learned to love beige

Beige gets a bad rap, but it remains an interior decor stalwart.

5:00 AM  It gets a bad rap on the home interior front, but when done well, you'd be surprised at how not-at-all boring it is.

Probing bad bathroom habits

Weeing in the shower? It's not that bad.

5:00 AM  From weeing in the shower to flushing matches, it's in this room that the most shadowy activities come into play.

A 'Muji' house from $234,000 video

These homes are an embodiment of Muji's minimalist aesthetic.

Design giant Muji is offering flat-pack houses with their trademark minimalist look.

Seven things to know about DIY

Thought you only needed one tin? Think again.

There are two types of home renovators: those who call a professional and those who head to Bunnings.

You shouldn't make your bed

Those who thought making a bed was a bad idea now have proof.

The lazy among us have always thought neatening up the sheets is a bad idea. Now science backs us up.

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Home of the week: Martinborough gallery

Richard working in the 22m-long living space; to his right is the wood store hatch.

Chunky recycled timber gives this barn-like home (with a 22-metre-long living room) its cosy character.

House of the week: Wanaka gallery

Halloween every day and Christmas twice a year... you can expect the unexpected from the Legnavsky family.

House of the week: Christchurch gallery

House of the Week: Island Bay gallery

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