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New Zealand Home & Building, October-November 1998

october-november 1998 — contents

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october-november 1998

On the Cover: A seafront guest house designed by architect Simon Carnachan is the perfect place for America's Cup watching. See page 120.

Photography: Patrick Reynolds.

Design and Decorating
22 Shades of Grey From pearly tones to deepest pewter, grey is decorating's new neutral.
59 Cook's Havens Kitchens emerge as the new living room and the hub of the house.
73 Surface Attraction A look at some of the more popular alternatives for kitchen cabinets and bench tops.
80 Dream Weaves Our pick of must-have fabrics from the latest international releases.

Homes and Interiors
96 Southern Comfort An Auckland family's Central Otago retreat carves a strong sense of place.
106 Tree House A bush-enveloped home on the fringe of the city provides a model for living among the trees.
114 Country Classic From the other side of the world, a European family finds tranquillity at its New Zealand escape.
120 Ship Shape Architect Simon Carnachan indulges in some nautical whimsy on the Auckland waterfront.
128 Gathering Place A rugged weekend farmhouse provides the perfect place for extended family gatherings.

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31 Living Colours Fans of Designers Guild fabrics and wallpapers will soon be able to choose from their homewares range too.
33 Thoroughly Modern Auckland designer Peter Bromhead unleashes his passion for modernist furniture on the home front.
54 Green Paper Finnish company, Woodnotes, combines elegance with ecological. concerns in its spun paper homewares.
168 Meet me at the Club Wellington's historic Wellesley Club receives an infusion of fresh life.
185 Streets Ahead Wellington's revamped Cuba Street is the Capital's hippest destination to shop, browse and eat.
Garden Design
138 White on White An artful transformation sees a surburban backyard emerge as an elegant neo-classical garden.
146 Bedding Beauties No longer banished to the kitchen garden, vegetables are holding their heads high in decorative borders and pots.
151 In the Swim Robin Shafer's landscape guide to creating a swimming pool to dive for.
156 Splashing Out Summer beckons with magical swimming pools that sparkle by day and night.
26 Projects Simply inspired ways to inject some fresh creativity into your home this spring.
36 Shops Wellington store Artikel brings urban style to the Capital's design junkies.
38 Eating New Christchurch eatery, Ciao, combines a bar, deli and cafá in one artfully arranged space.
43 Legends Avant-garde wallpaper designer, William Mason, features in our new series on heroes of 20th century design.
47 Shops Picture framing specialists Nikki Vano and Lucinda Harrison look outside the square.
49 Books New releases hot off the press with a wealth of inspiration for design lovers.
53 In Profile Award-winning Christchurch interior designer Susie Paynter offers an insight into what inspires her.
172 From Our Files A tiny fifties house in Chrischurch adapts to serve its original owners well.
177 Home Truths Home for Wellington writer Fiona Kidman is the place she's had some of the best times of her life.
192 Address Book Where to track down the design products and people featured in this issue.
194 Hot Spots Our pick of inspirational design destinations from around the world.

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