Houses don't have to be square gallery

2Y house by Sebatian Irarrazaval

Here's a great way to deal with a steep site - with a house that snakes right down the hillside.

Grand Designs owner 'baffled'

The steel-clad house has a distinctive architectural form. An entire wall of glazing maximises the extensive ocean views.

Scott the Scotsman says putting his house on the market has been a real eye-opener to some Kiwis' attitudes.

5 table setting fails

Wary of overcrowding your table? Copy these homeowners by using a three-tiered 'high tea' stand to save space.

Are you setting the table wrong? Common mistakes people make when setting a table.

6 of the craziest chairs of 2016

These gold-plated rabbits, by Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni, were among the most outrageous chairs of 2016.

This year produced an excellent crop of wacky chair designs.

10 ways to revamp your home

This side table and lamp look great here, but why not try them in the bedroom? Bring along the candles, the throw and ...

Want a new look for the new year? Here's how to update your rooms without breaking the bank.

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Daniella Norling's crackers at Christmas

Inexpensive brown paper wrapping can look great.

Interior designer Daniella Norling reveal shares her top five Yuletide hacks.

House of the week: Whangapoua

Once the turkey’s in the oven, the cook heads out paddleboarding. That’s Christmas at this sunny bach.

At home with Sam Pease

House of the week: Otago

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