Features

21st Century Light

Issue 40

Whether building new or retrofitting, working out the lighting early will reap rewards down the track. And it’s LEDs that will take you there.

Clean Lines

Issue 49

Welcome to our annual bathroom spread, which this year sees a pared back, finely executed series of designs. Whether cocooned in soothing curves or open to the elements, each of these bathrooms reflects the individuality of their location superbly.

Open Kitchen

Issue 41

The kitchen has become the most versatile space in the home. Beyond producing food, it’s now a place to display art, do homework, lounge and party. We celebrate six of this year’s most covetable designs.

Joint Purpose

Issue 46

The art of carpentry is being used in a myriad of ways these days. Here’s our pick of the year’s most inspiring examples.

The Innovators

Issue 36

The evolution in building materials has recently picked up speed – here’s the lowdown on what these exciting new products do and how you can use them.

Get Appy

Issue 38

With the arrival of smart phones, home automation was always going to take off. But how can you be clever about using all this smart technology?

Beautility

Issue 47

A great kitchen draws everyone to it – the cook, the kids, friends and family. It’s a tricky brief to pull off but we reckon these ones have what it takes to succeed.

Bathing Beauties

Issue 37

Whether designed as a relaxing retreat or for high-use practicality, bathrooms challenge the skill and creativity of any architect. We think these ones have succeeded brilliantly.

Small Home, Big Life

Issue 48

The trend to live close to the city and its amenities, often in much smaller homes, has put the focus on re-thinking the available space. And that means some really clever ideas and detailed design skills.

Office Talk

Issue 39

Eight offices have caught our eye in the last year – because of their low-budget style, clever reinvention of materials, energy efficiency or just because they look like fun places in which to work.