New Zealand TIDA Kitchens

For more than 30 years, Trends has promoted great home design ideas through its print, digital and online media.

The Trends International Design Awards – TIDAs – take that involvement to the next level with the search for the best kitchens, bathrooms and homes across a number of the countries where Trends has a presence.




Opening up to the wider interior – and to the outdoors as well – this light-filled, hard-working kitchen provides a social hub and ...

Practical and with a furniture feel, this kitchen responds to its new home surroundings. A crackle tile splashback and dramatic pendants are just two character features

Your floors are more than a feature in their own right – they also augment other elements in your design. In this wood kitchen, with a timber feature ceiling, the natural oak floors provi...

You have a beautiful kitchen in your family home, but want something quite different for your much-loved, highly social holiday home. The resulting character kitchen is fresh, interesting, highly practical and ready to greet friend...

A particularly elegant feature surface sets off this kitchen where everything from the wall panelling, furniture and flooring to the cabinetry and custom handles all contribute to a refined Parisian air. Advanced cabinetry hardware ...

The kitchen's open timber shelving links to the timber treads fitted to the adjacent concrete stairs, the wine fridge shelving and the bar stool seating

No room for an overhead extraction unit? No problem! A gas hob was mounted onto the island benchtop in this kitchen with a flush downdraft behind for discreet extraction

Clean looks need not be at the expense of efficiency. Expansive pocket doors and fully integrated appliances form the main elevation in this kitchen design that plays down its comprehensive functionality

Part of a new townhouse in a wider villa-sympathetic development, this kitchen has a strong character all of its own. Designed by Melanie Williams, many of the kitchen's features respond to challenges within the brief

A strong, L-shaped design with black cabinetry and brass accents celebrates form and connects with the home's wider contemporary aesthetic

How to get the most out of your kitchen space? Well the short answer is create dedicated zones, so one or more can utilise the space at the same time. This kitchen is a ...

Context is key in any kitchen design. This engaging, material rich kitchen more than rises to the occasion.