Paint & Wallpaper
Colour design for your home – getting it right with Dulux
Painting your home, interior or exterior, or even a room, achieves an inspired result with professional input. Dulux's Colour Design Services can help – there are 2 great options
Classic outside – lux modern inside
Around the corner from London's Hyde Park, two upmarket townhouse front doors open to a combined, transformed lux interior
Renovated townhouse a blissful retreat
A three-storey extension is added to a compact Anglo-Italianate townhouse, expanding the living spaces and creating a restful, elegant place to come home to
2021, in colour
Pantone has revealed its Colour of the Year, and it may not be quite what you expected.
Celebrity apartment gets luxurious family renovation
Babe Ruth once walked the floors of this apartment but it's unlikely he would recognise it now. A transformative interior design interwoven with exotic wall treatments and artworks has given this riverside eyrie a rich, opulent air
This interior responds directly to the homeowner's brief for robust, but elegantly grand. The thoughtful interior design fully utilises the volumes of space crafted by the architect, with the use of high-quality materials ensuring durability and longevity
Adroit paint choices accentuate these private spaces in finely finished interiors
It's hard to overstate the importance of informed colour choices in an interior design – something architects, designers and homebuilders address afresh on every project. Here are three professionally designed spaces where a carefully specified Resene colour choice has made a world of aesthetic difference.
Dressing room wallpaper connects to sea outlooks
Want your interiors to connect with your home's outlooks? Beyond the swivel mirrors in this master ensuite, an Elitis wallpaper in the dressing room picks up on the more metallic hues of the harbourscape beyond.
There's more than one reason to paint your rooms white
Why do so many contemporary homes have white walls? Because they not only keep rooms light and sunny, they also provide the ideal backdrop for artworks and colourful furniture pieces and other objects.
Surprising forms, exotic finishes, and unusual features combine to create an artistic, layered master suite – bathroom, wallpaper
This master bedroom, and the spaces behind it, feature golden tones and luxe finishes – the wallpaper included
Three-pavilion home connects with mountain landscape through material palette and form – interiors, wallpaper
So you chose the location for its views, why not maximise that connection at every opportunity. Part of a home overlooking a mountainscape, this study has a topographical wallpaper map of the wider geographical area
Courtyard home optimises garden outlooks and sustainable design – paint, flooring
Pale wall and floor tones let the timber elements stand out in the master bedroom and ensuite of this home by designer Janik Dalecki
Paint choices add to elegance
Contemporary, extremely spacious and built to the highest quality, this showhome benefits from Resene finishes inside and out
Powder blue kitchen complemented by wood floors and ceiling – interiors, paint & wallpaper
Finished in powder blue and defined by the warm tones of a Southland silver beech wood ceiling and an American oak floor, this kitchen exudes a serene air
In keeping with the rest of the highly contemporary home, this master ensuite-meets-family bathroom offers a strong, clean-lined architectural presence – interiors, paint & wallpaper
Soft surfaces ideally suit a master suite. They do, but not exclusively. Check out this bedroom's clean, contemporary semi industrial palette of concrete and plywood
New panelled kitchen matches its traditional Queenslander home – interiors, paint & wallpaper
High, ornate painted ceilings and beadboard wall finishes in adjoining interior spaces are continued into this kitchen, creating a strong connection despite the drop in floor level in the kitchen area.
Courtyard home optimises garden outlooks and sustainable design – paint & wallpaper
Dark tones in this home’s living zone balance the natural light that floods into the room. The darker hues also make the room feel cosy at night
Total transformation of 1980s duplex penthouse results in attractive open-plan interiors and vastly improved layout – bathroom, wallpaper
A strong splash of colour from the de Gournay wallpaper in this powder room creates a bold highlight while adding to the subtle Asian design influences that the owners like
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Commercial Design Trends Vol. 35/2C
The world of hotel design is changing, with a move away from bland repetition of a chain’s design template to giving guests a unique experience that reflects the location they’re visiting. In this issue of Commercial Design Trends, we look at how that’s been implemented in three quite different hotels – the TWA Hotel in the iconic 1960s TWA terminal at JFK Airport, the Sudima Christchurch City and Montreal’s new Hotel Monville.