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sizzlingwithdesignerstyleElectroluxhasintroducedanewrangeostylishbarbecuesthatshowlesstestosteroneandmoresophistication.Thenewslim-lineElectroluxIntegratedBarbecueslotsintoanybenchtopordesignfexibility.High-qualitymarinegradestainlesssteelhigh-perormancecookingsuracesandeaturessuchaselectronicignitionandasuperioroilmanagementsystemtakeElectroluxsexpertiseincookingoutdoors.TheElectroluxdesignerbarbecuecollectionalsoincludesthesculpturalUtzonree-standingbarbecueandthemobileElectroluxFuegobarbecues.ForurtherdetailsandstockistsvisittheElectroluxwebsiteatwww.electrolux.co.nz.slimlineshoweringMethvenTahiisasgorgeouslyindulgentasitisgenuinelyeco-aware.IteaturesanadjustableSatinjethandsetaluxuriousSatinjetdrencherbothwithtechnologythatsaveswatergenerousshelvingandarst-o-its-kindootrestorslip-reelegshaving.Alltheelementsareconnectedbyacentralrailwhichenablesthehandsetandshelvestobesetatanyheight.InkeepingwithTahisslimlineaestheticistheTahithermostaticmixerjustdialyourdesiredtemperaturethenlittheleverstoactivatethehandsetthedrencherorbothsimultaneously.Tahiisavailableinourmodularoptionsatleadingplumbingmerchantsnationwide.seeingredAlimitlesslystackablechairineithertransparentorcolouredpolycarbonatetheVenuschairbyOrigliaismouldedromonesinglepiecemakingitultra-strong.WithaU.V.inhibitortheVenuscanalsobeusedoutdoorswithoutadingorbecomingbrittle.Availableinarangeotransparentcoloursincludingclearorangeandyellowaswellasinsolidblackwhiteandredthechairscanalsobeorderedwithapaddedseatorextracomort.AvailableromAshtonGroveseewww.ashtongrove.co.nzorlocationsinChristchurchWellingtonAucklandandMelbourne.ReseneBarbecueReseneEmperorbuildingorlieFlexCreteisthelatestadvancementinexteriorcladdingavailableinNewZealandandincorporates40newrecyclablematerialintheormofyashamaterialtraditionallydiscardedintolandlls.FlexCretesrevolutionarynewProMasonryVeneersystemcanbescreweddirectlyovera20mmcavitybatten.Thesystemprovidesaweathertighthigh-impactresistantdurableandsustainableexteriorcladdingsolutionorresidentialandcommercialapplications.FlexCretePMVpanelsarelightweighteasytohandleandinstall.Theycanbedrilledcutandinstalledwithcommonbuildingtools.FlexCreteisnon-combustiblewithsuperiorheatinsulation.Thepanelsareresistanttomouldmildewandpests.FlexCreteisproducedbyRockcoteReseneph0800507040orvisitwww.rockcote.co.nzfexcrete.offtheshelf24 inthefowKeramagssuccessulFlowbathroomseriesdesignedbywell-knownHamburg-basedarchitectHadiTeheranihasbeenextended.AdesigneatureotheseriesisthewaytheobjectsappeartoorganicallyemergeromthewallasseenherewiththeFlow300handbasin.FormoreinormationandavailabilityphoneHydrotechon095272276.solarloveRinnaihaslaunchedthenewRinnaiSolarWaterHeatingrangewhichaddsagasorelectricboostwhenskiesaregreyandanenvironmentallyriendlyoptionthatdoesnotcompromiseyourliestyleorbudget.FactorssuchashowmuchsunyourhousereceivestheangleoyourhousetherequencyorostandwaterqualitycanbeidentiedtoensuresolarenergyisrightoryouromtherangeoourdierentSplitSystemSolutionsromEconomyStandardIntermediatetoPremium.AllRinnaiSolarHotWaterSystemscomewithtankspanelsboostpumpsandttingskitsandareavailableinthreesizeswithachoiceostandardorrost-protectedpanels.Tosuitspecierswithmoreexperienceallcomponentscanbeorderedindividually.Visitwww.rinnai.co.nzorcall0800RINNAI0800746624ormoreinormation.cleanupRecognisingthatexteriortimbersuraceshavespecialcleanuprequirementsResenehasdevelopednewReseneTimberandDeckWash.BasedonpopularResenePaintPrepandHousewashthisproducthasbeenormulatedespeciallyornewandweatheredtimberandisrecommendedorusebeoreallexteriortimberpaintingandstainingprojects.SeetheReseneCaringoryourpaintfnishbrochureorinormationoncleaningsuracesavailableromReseneColorShopsortheResenewebsite.ReseneWildThing outdoorcomortTwoaward-winningdesignsoroutdoorlivingarenowavailablethroughPerectPieces.Yothakashand-cratedP7Deediningchairismaderompolyethyleneweaverecycledandrecyclableandcomesasatraditionalfared-armdiningoroccasionalchairwithaseatcushioneaturingDri-astoaminnerandSunbrellaabriccoverorextendeduseoutside.Availableinthreecolourwaysmudslateandwhitepictured.FormoreinormationcontactPerectPiecesph093033229orvisitwww.perectpieces.co.nz.rugsasartRugsmaybemeantorthefoorbutthisvibrantnewdesignBlossombyVixenromDesignerRugslooksjustasgoodasawall-hangingorartwork.TherugandothernewstylesanddesignswereintroducedearlierthisyearattheopeningoanewcollaborativeshowroombytwoAustraliandesigncompaniesDesignerRugsandCorporateCultureinAuckland.TheParnelloutlethasalargerangeoexclusivestockrugsorpiecescanbecustomdesigned.TheDesignerRugsandCorporateCultureshowroomisat73TheStrandParnellAucklandph093006116.colourorecastSinkbackintowarmmidtonesandcooletherealhuesor2009orasenseowellbeingreshandorwardthinking.TheRange2009ashionandeckromResenedrawsonhuesromtheullspectrumcomplementedbyavarietyowhitesandcoolandwarmgreys.Thereisadefnitewarmingtrendasbronzedyellowsburnishedorangesearthyandtanbrownsnatureinspiredgreensvividredsandreddenedpurplesmeetslatebluesandsotneutrals.TheRange2009romReseneisacollectionoclassicandcontemporarycoloursandfnishesdesignedortheyear2008completewithcomplementarycoloursuggestionstohelpyoucreatetherightcolourschemesoryourdecoratingprojects.AvailableexclusivelyromReseneColorShops.solidwallsmadeeasyThenewModularHollowPanelMHPSystemromA-mexQualityBuildingProductsmakesitsimplestocreatesolidexteriorwallsandoutdoorlivingareas.WithmanyadvantagesovertraditionalsolidencingtechniquestheMHPsystemusesholesboredatcolumncentrestowhichpanelsaresimplyplacedandconnectedwithpermanentcolumnpre-orms.OncethedesireddesignisproppedinplacethehollowormworkislledwithneaggregateconcretetransormingthecreationintoasolidtotallyintegratedstructurereadyorcoatingwithReseneResitexStandardorMedium.A-mexQualityBuildingProductsoersitespecicadviceandquantityestimatestocompletetheproject.Forareeinormationpackph033137537oremailsalesa-mex.co.nz.ReseneTandooriReseneBluegrassofftheshelf26 NewZealandmadefurniture ColourmagicunderfootHaveyouevernoticedhowcolourcantransformaroomSohavewe.AndweaskedourselveswhyrestrictcolourtowallsandfurnishingsWhatifyoucouldcreatethesamemagicunderfootthatwetakeforgrantedonothersurfacesofourlivingspacesAndwhatifyoucouldextendcolourtoeveryspace-insideandoutWhatwouldmakethatpossibleWelcometothePeterFellSystem.ThePeterFellSystemisawaytocolourandprotectconcrete.Withover60coloursthePeterFellSystemoffersthelargestconcretecolourrangeinthecountry.Therangeisdividedintosevencolourcategoriesneutralsandstoneterracottabrownstonecharcoalandaqua.Coupledwithawiderangeoftexturesandnishesthisaddsuptoaavirtuallyinnitepaletteforyoutoworkwith.ThesecolourcategorieshavealsobeenmatchedwithResenecolourstoprovideatotalcoloursolution.FormoreinformationonthePeterFellSystempleasevisitusatwww.peterfell.co.nz.ForcoloursamplesandtoviewconcreteoorspleasevisitourAucklandshowroom81-83PatikiRdAvondaleAuckland.Withover40concreteoorsinthreeuniqueshowroomsacourtyardandexteriorconcretedisplayareaswearesureyouwillcomeawayinspired08004ACOLOURwww.peterfell.co.nz aboutthisissuedaretobedifferentQuirkyideascleversolutionsandthedesiretotrysomethingnew.Asthetrendtideturnsfromminimalismandblandinteriorstoonesricherincolouranddetailmoreopportunitiesopenupforcreativesoulstotrysomethingdifferent.Andthentherearethosewhohavealwaysbuckedthetrends.ThisissuewecelebratetheresultsofdaringtobedifferentthearchitectwhoturnedexteriorandinteriorbacktofronttheHawkesBaycouplewhopaintedtheirceilinglimegreentheAucklandinventorwhoseanti-developmentprojectsawtwohousesmadeintoonetheitsy-bitsyensuitepaintedandpatternedstoolsagroovywalltreatmentdaringcoloursandmuchmore.Turnthepagesandbeinspired305611452ReseneLimelight29 30 Somepeoplebuildhomesthatarebasicallyaseriesofjoined-upboxes.Theyrescaredofdoinganythingdifferentbecausetheyremoreconcernedaboutwhatpeoplewillthinkratherthanhowtheyactuallywanttolivethemselves.Sotheyoptforbox-standardthentheydressthehouseupwithfurnitureinanattempttomakeitlookmoreinteresting.SosaysGregOLearywhocountshimselfluckytohavebrokenthemouldwhenheencounteredarchitectGrahamLane.GrahamdesignedahomeGregwasbuildingforsomefriendsandhavingjustreturnedfromastintoflivinginEuropeandAucklandGregfoundtheexperienceofworkingwithGrahamwhosedesignsarerenownedforchallengingthenormtotallyexhilarating.HetransformedthewayGregandhiswifeKerrynowthinkaboutdesign.QuitesimplysaysKerryheisourinspiration.WorkingwithGrahamtheOLearyscametoappreciatejusthowenjoyablethebuildingprocessshouldbe.Itsnotmeanttobeastruggletheyproclaim.Fromthenontheydecidedtoembarkonacampaigntoeducateothersonthemagicofgreatarchitecture.TheirconstructioncompanyOLearyHomesbecamethevehicletoshowpeoplehowsurprisinglyvariedspacesinterestingmaterialshonestconstructiondetailsandskilfuluseofcolourcanenrichlivingenvironments.Thiscreativeaward-winningHawkesBayhomeisadynamicblendofshapesmaterialsandcolour.LeftTherearloungeareahasawarmmoodyatmospheregreatforwatchingmovies.FarleftDramaticshapesandmaterialsplayoffagainsteachothertocreateahousethatiscertainlynotboxstandard.wordsVickiHolderpicturesRichardBrimmerandKerryFox31 32 ItsasparselyurnishedhomeinspiredbyapassionordesignandbeautiulmaterialsahomewhichmakesyoueelsomethingFarleftTherichselectionomaterialsandshapesresultsinahouseotrulyexcitingspaces.AboveleftSeveralgnarlyoldhardwoodsupportpolesgrowupthroughthehouse.AboveReseneOLearyGreenisusedonthehighexteriorsoftsandcontrastsbeautiullywithtimbertrimspaintedinReseneEbony.GregsaysGoodarchitecturestartswithsomethingdierent.Itsnotjustanadd-on.Itsbuiltintotheabricothedesign.Youcouldtakeoutalltheurnitureandyoustillhavesomethinggreatgoingon.ThisprojectistherstomanytheOLearysplantobuildwithGrahamLaneasthearchitect.ItsasparselyurnishedhomeinspiredbyapassionordesignandbeautiulmaterialsahomewhichmakesyoueelsomethingsaysKerry.WhenitwascompletedonthehillaboveTaradalenearNapierlastyearitwonaNewZealandInstituteoArchitectsReseneColourAward.JudgespraiseditoritscontrastingpaletteoboldcolourswhichworktogetherinsurprisingharmonytoprovideaunatmosphererefectingthevibrantpersonalitiesobothGrahamLaneandtheOLearys.33 Kerryexplainsthatthehouseisessentiallyneutralwithglimpsesostrongcoloursoyoudonteelenguledinit.Thecolourscomplementandaddanelementosurprisetotherichselectionomaterialstheconcretetimberssteelandglass.Standingattheblackgranitebenchintheglossywhitekitchenyoulookupthroughthevoidtothefoorabovewhichaddsanuplitingdimensiontothelivingspace.ToemphasisethedramaoheightKerrycreatedalimegreenpaintReseneOLearyGreentousehereandonthehighsotsoutside.Themattnishhidesanyimperectionsinthemedium-densitybreboardmdandthecolourcontrastsbeautiullywithtimbertrimspaintedinReseneEbony.Whilepaintcolourservestohighlightspatialeectsnoeorthasbeenmadetodisguisestructuralelementsinthehome.Asteelsupportbeamisexposedandletrawasitrunsbetweenconcretetiltslabsoneithersideothehouse.Severalgnarlyoldhardwoodpolesgrowupthroughthegroundfoorceiling.Gregexplainsthatitsthiskindohonestywhichgivesthehouselie.Thecombinationooldandnewaddsaeelingohomeliness.AsyoureyestealsaroundthemarvelousarrayoconstructiondetailsonshowyouunderstandtheexcitementtheOLearysmusteeleveryday.GrahamLaneiskeenonprovidingacontinuumbetweenmaterialsusedontheinsideandout.Cedarweatherboardsthesameasthoseontheexterioraremountedagainsttheconcretetiltslabsinsideorarichwarmeect.UpstairsinthecentrallivingspacebetweenbedroomsmdceilingpanelsoverlaplikeweatherboardsaddinganinterestinglayeredeectandagainhighlightedinReseneOLearyGreen.Thehousewasdesignedormaximumfexibilitytosuitchangingliestyles.TwodownstairslivingareasopenintooneanotherwhileasmallerspaceotothesidepaintedasoothingReseneWindblownGreenromtheKarenWalkerrangeisusedasamusicroombutcouldeasilymorphintoanotherbedroom.LeftLivingareaswraparoundthecentralstairwellcreatingintimatespacesratherthanthosethataregrandbutimpersonal.BelowThekitchendiningareaispossiblythemostdemurroomothehouseandopenstoalargedeck.BelowleftAsmallerspacecurrentlyusedasamusicroomtothesideothemainlivingareaispaintedasoothingReseneWindblownGreenromtheKarenWalkerrange.Thecolourscomplementandaddanelementosurprisetotherichselectionomaterialstheconcretetimberssteelandglass.DidyouknowChooseReseneZyloneSheenVOCFreeorinteriorwallsorbetterindoorairqualityandaluxuriouslowsheenfnish.34 IXIModel.415150ShowerglassWiperwithHookStainlessSteelMEZZOModel.28130110ToiletRollHolderwithCoverChromeMEZZOModel.28190210ToiletBrushHolderWallMountedorStandingChromeMEZZOModel.28160210SoapDispenserChromeIXIModel.415119ToiletBrushwithHolderStainlessSteelKOSMOSModel.25160110SoapDispenserChromeGlassKOSMOSModel.25190110ToiletBrushSetChromeGlassIXIModel.415140ShampooSoapHolderStainlessSteelKOSMOSModel.402312SingleRobeHookAvailableNationwidethroughImportedandDistributedbySHOWROOMOFFICES42LunnAvenueMtWellingtonP.OBox14-199AucklandNewZealandPhone.095272276Fax.095271809Email.saleshydrotech.co.nzWeb.www.hydrotech.co.nz Whiletheloungeareatotherearhasawarmmoodyatmospheregreatorwatchingmoviestherontroomislledwithlight.Glazedonthreesidesitlooksoutoveraprivatepatioandtheview.Insummerullheightslidingglassdoorsdisappearintowallcavitiessoyoueelasiyouresittingoutsideevenwhenyoureinside.Upstairsamilybedroomsarearrangedtomakethemostoviewsdownthroughthevalley.InReseneCrabApplearichburntorange-redthemasterbedroomsitsbetweentwosmallerroomsandisenteredviaadressingroom.Theroomisnotoverlylarge.GregpointsoutthatGrahamLaneisnotbigongrandeurandpreerstocreatemoreintimatelyscaledrooms.HavinglivedinaseriesolargehomesdesignedorentertainingcrowdstheOLearyshavelearntthesamelesson.HowotendoyouentertaincrowdsSmallerspacesmakeyoueelmuchcosiersaysKerry.Timberlouvresacrossthebalconyinrontandpartwayalongthesidesothebedroomgenerateapleasingplantation-styleeel.ByslidingbackthewindowsandshuttingthelouvreswhichcanbeadjustedtoletinreshairKerrysaysshecancreatetheperecttemperatureorsleepinginsummer.Youmightthinkaconcretehousewouldbecoldbutbybeingorientedtowardsthesunthishometakesadvantageopassivesolarenergy.Therearesolarpanelsontherooandinsulationispackedbetweenthetiltslabsandinternalweatherboards.Concretefoorsareheatedbyanelectricheatpumpandareestandingreboxinthemiddleothehouseeedsawetbacksystemaswellasprovidinginstantwarmthasyouwalkinside.Afuereachingthroughthesecondfoorspreadstheheataroundtheupperlevelothehouse.Future-prooedormanygenerationsthisisavibranthomewithalieoitsown.Asabackdroptocontemporarylivingitwillgrowevolveandimprovewithage.Itsnotmeanttobeperectsayitsownersbutthatsallpartoitscharm.ReseneCrabAppleontheollowingpagesndtwoalternativestylesolutionsColouredconcretefoorsareheatedandactasasuntrap.ReseneCargoGettheexteriorlookwithReseneCoolColourLumbersidertintedtoReseneEbony.ReseneCoromandelInternalceilingReseneOLearyGreenonmedium-densitybreboardoverlappedtoaddtextureandinterest.ReseneArchiveGreyRusticpoleshardwoodOLearyHomeswww.olearyhomes.co.nzReseneLimelightGettheinteriorlookwithReseneSpaceCoteLowSheentintedtoReseneWindblownGreen.ReseneHalSeaFog36 AntipodeansareknownortheirinnovationaactnomoreaptlydisplayedthaninGrahamLanesaward-winninghousedesignedortheOLearys.Innovationandexcellencewouldmeanlittlehoweverithatrockholidayhomeorcouncilplaygroundwasntdisplayedthroughawardsprogrammesthatlettherestothecountrystandbackandadmire.WhentheNewZealandInstituteoArchitectsNZIAReseneSupremeAwardsorArchitecture2008wereannouncedearlierthisyearnationaljudgingconvenorPipCheshireoAuckland-basedCheshireArchitectsnotedWeareseeingagreatdealmoresophisticationinNewZealanddesign.WhilesolutionsareresponsivetothedemandsoNewZealandtheydisplayatrueknowledgeoworldconditionsoarchitecture.AndparticipationinaorumlikethistakesrealcouragesaysJohnGerondissalesmanagerorResenewhichhassponsoredtheseawardssince1990.IntheNZIAReseneAwardsorArchitecturewereaskingarchitectstopresenttheirworktotheirpeersandtobeassessedbythemandthattakessomegrithesays.Howeverbecauseojustthatthesearetrueindustryawards.Theyarerigorousanddemandingbuttheresaeelingthattheassessmentsystemisaaironeandthatsbeenbackedbytremendousgrowthinparticipation.Andashepointsouttheawardresultsareseenasavalidationothequalityothewinningdesigns.Withoutthiskindorecognitionourachievementonewdesignbenchmarksmaywellgounnoticedbyanyoneexcepttheclientatthereceivingendothefnishedproject.ThatsakeyreasonwhysuchinitiativesaresovaluablesaysReneDaviespresidentotheNewZealandInstituteoLandscapeArchitectsNZILAwhichhasrunbiannualawardssincetheearly1980salsosponsoredbyResene.Themomentadesignerortheirprojectwinssomethingthatattractstheattentionothemediashesays.Andthatimmediatelyraisestheprofleotheproessionandtheworkitsdoing.PressTVandradiocoverageisagreatwaytomaketheconsumerawareocurrenttrendsandprojects.Andthatleadstoagreaterconsumerappreciationotheimportanceogooddesign.Theimpactosuchexposurecanbewiderreachingtoosheobserves.Mucharchitectureorlandscapearchitectureisintegraltomajorcivicprojectsandastheseattractinterestatgovernmentorlocalbodyleveltheytendtotriggermoreworksothatqualitywhichleadstoabetterenvironmentorall.Goodleadstogoodandcompetitionconstantlypromptsdesignerstostrivetodobettershesays.WhetheritstheArchitecturalDesignersNZortheNationalKitchenandBathroomAssociationeachsectorothedesignindustryhasitsownprogrammethataimstorewardoutstandingcreativityandproessionalexpertiseandraisewiderawarenessojustwhatourdesignersarecapableo.Theseeventsalsochallengethedesignersthemselvestoconsiderwhattheyredoing.Thisisalsoonereasonwhyweeelitisimportanttorewardnotjustcompletedprojectsbutalsoexamplesogreatplanningandsomeothoseundertakingsthatneveractuallygetbuilt.Manyotheselastarejusttoodifcultorexpensivetoexecutebutsomeotheideastheyembodyareground-breakingsaysRenee.Awardsareanimportantbarometerothehealthotheindustryaswell.Ientrynumbersweretodropoyear-by-yearorthequalityoentriessignifcantlydeclinethisshouldpromptalarmbells.AndlastbutnotleastsaysReneesuchimportanteventsattracttheattentionoindustryproessionalsinotherpartsotheworldtoo.Themediaattentionthepresenceooverseasjudgesortheelevationoouraward-winningdesignsintointernationalcompetitionsallstimulatethecross-bordersharingoideas...takinginnewconceptsandbenchmarkingourownagainstthemishowwebothvalidateourownachievementsandmoveahead.celebratingthebestGoodleadstogoodandcompetitionconstantlypromptsdesignerstostrivetodobetter.wordsRachelMacdonaldAwardprogrammeshaveaspecialplaceinourdesignproessions.ReseneHalfSeaFog3 ReseneChiRichMiddleEasterncoloursspiceupthespace.alternativesolutionillustrationBruceBryant38 phone033482558emailsandalwood.designclear.net.nzReseneSpinnakerReseneRagingBullReseneGoldDustReseneBarelyTheresheercurtainsBaumannSandro112linedwithgoldfabricJamesDunlopTextileswww.jamesdunlop.co.nzBrooklynChairMontreuxwww.montreux.co.nzcoveredinKamoa52RoyltonHouse095202400FionaRentonoSandalwoodDesignChristchurchsuggeststhisalternativesolutionIwantedtoachieveaeelingointimacyortheroomsotookmyinspirationromtheMiddleEasttocreatearichopulentcolourpaletteblendsodeepredsluxuriousturquoiseandmellowyellows.ReseneGoldDustaddsaglitzogoldtothewallssettingothegorgeousmirrorabovethesideboard.Asoawithamixotexturedandpatternedcushionsmakesyouwanttojustsinkinandrelax.Velvet-coveredchairswithgoldstudskeeparegalthemefowing.ATurkish-stylefoorrugpullsthecolourstogetherwhilecurtainswithahorizontalstripegivetheillusionowidthandarelinedorullness.Accessorisewithrichcolouredbowlsandcandlestickholders.AliciasofaMontreuxwww.montreux.co.nzcoveredinJabHierro1-1106-242Senecawww.seneca.co.nzsideboardCCInteriorswww.ccinteriors.co.nzovalSunMirrorGoldLeafCCInteriorswww.ccinteriors.co.nzBrunschwigFilsDecortexefamigliawww.decortexefamiglia.co.nz39 ReseneMidwinterMistalternativesolutionMoodycolourscreateanurbanedginess.illustrationBruceBryant40 mobile0274776156emailmeryl.southeyresene.co.nzReseneSargentPepperReseneZuluReseneCrossCountryReseneQuarterSilverSandottomaninAlohaabricUniqueFabricswww.uniqueabrics.co.nzMerylSoutheyseniorcolourconsultantorResenenorthernregionsuggeststhisalternativeschemeIhavegiventhisroomanurbanglameelwithsilverymetallicsandbroodygreywallsinReseneZulu.Theroomgainsaocalpointbyaddingasleekgasreplaceinthemiddleothewallwithafat-screentelevisiononthewallaboveit.Atexturedwallpaperhereaddsinterest.Thelongnarroweelotheroomisbalancedbycentrallyplacingtwoglasscoeetablessidebyside.Anunexpectedsplashocolourcomeswithaunforalabricottoman.Tuckedunderoneothetablesitcanbepulledoutandusedasaootrestorextraseating.Thewholeschemeisanchoredbyalightlystripedblackcarpet.VarichairsFreedomFurniturewww.reedomurniture.co.nz0800373336EastsidereplaceLivingFlamewww.livingfame.co.nzClassicCollectionsoainArgentVelvetcolourMossCorsodeFioriwww.corsointeriors.co.nzglassPezzarotablestwosidebysideFreedomFurniturewww.reedomurniture.co.nz080037333641 BoredwithbeigeTrysomethingalittlemoreadventurousinyourhome.Threeinteriordesignersleadtheway.goonMid-centuryinspiratonAlasdairHoodoJasmaxisaanomid-centurydesignparticularlytheurnitureotheperiodmaderomrichgrainytimberssuchasTeakandWalnut.Itwasanaturalextensionthereoretochooseagraphiccolourschemereminiscentothattimeaswellasalimitededitionhand-paintedAlexanderGirarddolloriginallydesignedorhimselinthe1960srelaunchedbyVitrain2006andavailableromCite.Theblackwhiteandpaletealschemeisanodtomid-centurydesignbutalsoholdsitsgroundtoday.ReseneZompsortoremindsmeotheAirNewZealandliveryothe1970sanditsthetypeocolourthatlooksgreatagainstrichreddishtimberslikeTeakandWalnut.Idontlikepaintedeaturewallsandeelthatiyouaregoingtodosomethingthendoitproperly.WhichiswhyhewouldpaintallthewallsoaroominReseneZompwitharchitravesandtrimsinhigh-glossReseneBlackjack.AnyrecessesoralcovesandtheceilingwouldbepaintedinReseneAlabastertogivethespacequiteasculpturaleect.Hewouldnishthelookwithtimberorevenbettercorkfoors.Youwouldneedtohavequitealargespaceorthisschemetoworkhesays.Itsalsonotaschemethatwouldworkinavillaheeelsbutwouldbeperectoramid-centuryorex-statehouseorexampleoramorecontemporaryspace.ReseneZompReseneBlackjackReseneAlabasterthreelooks42 SubtlyacidicRachaelBuxtonoInteriorsetcusedthiseye-catchingMademoisellechairbyKartellromDeDeCetoinspirehercolourscheme.TakinghercueromthesludgygreensandbluesotheupholsteryabricshechoseReseneSecretsashermainneutralaccentedbyReseneInsideBackandReseneFahrenheit.SaysRachaelThesubtleacidityoReseneSecretsandReseneInsideBackplaysoagainsttheenergyothechair.Allthreecoloursormaamilywithblue-greenastheirbaseandthetwodarkercolourshavesimilartonalvalue.Theybalanceeachotherout.ReseneSecretsisawonderulneutral.Itsrelaxingbutnotcoldwithhintsogreyyellowandgreen.RachaelrecommendsusingReseneSecretsasthewallcolourinaroomthenReseneInsideBackasthesecondarycolourperhapsusingthissortocolourinthecurtains.ThenusingReseneFahrenheitastheaccentcolour.Shebelievesthesecolourswouldworkwellinbothcontemporaryandtraditionalstylesohousesandwouldbebeautiullycomplementedbytimberfoors.RachelhasworkedinPukekoheandKarakasouthoAucklandoranumberoyearsandrecentlyopenedanewretailspaceandstudiointheoldKarakachurchonKarakaRd.ReseneFahrenheitReseneSecretsReseneInsideBack43 ReseneNestEggReseneStowawayNaturalupdateAsadesignerwhospecialisesinbathroomsandkitchensDebbieAbercrombiecouldnthelpbutchooseatileonwhichtobasehercolourschemeaMulti-StickromEuropeanCeramicStone.Whenitcomestothehardsuracesoabathroomorexamplethereislessvarietylesschoicesoitsbesttostartwithtilesorfooringyouloveandbuildapaintschemeromthereshesays.ThesearealsotheroomsothehouseonwhichyouspendthemostmoneysowhileitsalwaystemptingtoplayitsaewithallpalecoloursDebbieseesthisschemeasaprogressionromabsolutesaety.Withthedeeperricherbrownsandunusualtilethinstripsomosaicitsalittledierentbutstillelegantandtimeless.ShehasReseneQuarterSilverSandasthemaincolouraccentedwithametallicpaintReseneBanditorabitoun.IthemetallicistooadventurousyoucouldalwayssubstituteReseneNestEggshesays.Itsanearthyschemewithwhitetoreshenitupverymuchathomeinourlandonatureandsea.Itremindsmeopumiceandsandandcouldeasilybeusedintherestothehousewithshadesoblueandgreen.TocomplementtheschemeinabathroomorkitchenDebbiewouldchoosepaletimbercabinetry.ReseneQuarterSilverSandwordsSharonNeweypicturesMarkHeaslipReseneBandit44 Thereisoptimismintheutureotheplanetwithreshhuescombinedwiththedesiretopullsomeothepastintothepresentday.ReseneTandooriAsweyearnormorenaturalsurroundingsinthishi-techworldrichwarmcoloursandcleanerhuesareemerging.ResenesrecentlylaunchedTheRange2009helpscelebratethetrend.natureleadsthewaycolourtrendsAswecometotheendoourloveaairwithminimalistinteriorsdecoratedspacesunderpinnedwithrichwarmcolourswillbeemergingasthenewtrendorcomingseasons.Colourtrendsaresootendrivenbyliestyletrendsoneowhichisourdesireormorenaturalsurroundingsandanincreasingawarenessoeco-riendlyalternatives.AsinteriordesignerDebbieAbercrombiecommentsWereheadingtowardsnaturalcolourswithourincreasingawarenessoecoissues.Schemesbasedonanaturalcolourpalettearealsothosethatstandthetestotime.ResenesrecentlylaunchedTheRange2009drawsonhuesromtheullspectrumcomplementedbyavarietyowhitesandcoolandwarmgrays.Thereisadefnitewarmingtrendasbronzedyellows45 burnishedorangesearthyandtanbrownsnature-inspiredgreensvividredsandreddenedpurplesmeetslatebluesandsotneutrals.HuesinTheRange2009seemamiliarandcomortablewithewerdaringboldscomparedtoearlierinthedecade.Theexcitementotheinternetrevolutionisedthelastdecadeandbroughtwithitabevyohi-techadvances.Aswehavebecomeincreasinglysurroundedbygadgetstherehasbeenapartialrebellionadesiretoreachbacktoartisanandnaturaldesignstomakemoderndayliemoreemotionalandlesshi-techanduntouchable.Thisyearningbacktothesimplerliehasalsobeenseeninthemovetowardsorganicoodsandhandmadeproducts.Electronicgadgetsonceseenasaluxuryarenowcommonplacesomuchsothathandcrateditemsarethenewluxury.Handmadethoughtulone-o-a-kindhomeurnishingsandaccentsbalanceoureelingsinaworldwecannotcontrol.Consumersarelookingorproductsthatlookoldandhandmadenotmassproducedoranemotionalconnectiontotheirpossessions.Urbansophisticationhasbeenreinventedwiththemeldingotechnologywithnature.Itsnosurprisethenthatgreencontinuestoanchorthepaletterangingromhealthygreensdrawnromlandscapesandagriculturetocleangreens.InTheRange2009weseethisenvironmentalocusunderpinningavarietyohuesaseventheredsandpurplestendtowardsvegetalcolours.Thattrendalsocontinuesintotimbercolourswithdarkshadeslikewengebeingreplacedbypalervarietieslikebamboo.WehavedonedarktimbercabinetrytodeathsaysDebbie.NeutralschemeswillalwayshavetheirplacesaysinteriordesignerRachaelBuxton.Somepeoplewillalwayseelmorecomortableusingmostlyneutralsbutwillbringcolourinthroughaccentssuchasacolourulchairorornamentsorpatternedcushion.Thereisadeniteresurgenceotheuseocolourmovingawayromblandinteriors.AlsocleanerclearercoloursarecomingthroughratherthanthesludgygreyedtoneswevebeenusingsaysRachael.WithanunderstatedchicandanenvironmentalunderpinningthehuesoTheRange2009arebroughttogetherinawarmpaletteowellbeing.Whilecoloursmaybebecomingclearertheprevalenceomidtonesmeansthatweareusingcolouringentleharmonyratherthanasadramaticcontrast.Againthispointstoourneedorcomortandrelaxationinajarringbusyworld.Varyingsheenlevelsandtexturesprovidevisualinterestratherthanstrongchromaticcontrasts.NewZealandersandAustraliansarewell-knownortheirdesiretochangehomesregularlybutinthesedaysoeconomicuncertaintyandfatteningrealestatemarketsmanyousaredecidingtostayputandchangewhatwealreadyhave.Paintisanaordablewaytoquicklychangethelookoaninteriorandcolourcaninstantlychangethecharacteroaroom.Colourspowertolitthehumanpsycheiswellrecognisedandakeydriveralongwithgrowingconsumerdemandorchoicetowardsgreatercolouruseinallareas.Eventhekitchenisbecomingmorecolourulateryearsowhitecabinetry.Appliancesarenolongernecessarilystainlesssteelorwhiteasleadingmanuacturerstemptourpalateswithwidercolourchoices.Thekitchencontinuestomorphromaplaceocookingtoaamilyhavenwhereamiliescometogethertoassemblesocialiseandeat.WithanunderstatedchicandanenvironmentalunderpinningthehuesoTheRange2009arebroughttogetherinawarmpaletteowellbeing.46 NeutralsNeutralsaregrey-inspiredunderpinnedbyseeminglytimelessneutralsthathaveremainedpopularthroughmanydecades.AthrongopreviouslyseenbrownshavemadewaytodeepergreysanddarkestblackssuchasReseneBlackoutwithcomplexundertonestoaddatouchomorethanjustblack.Nearwhiteshaveaninfuenceoverthepaletteprovidingareshcontemporarybackdropuponwhichthedramainothercolourscanbeseen.Suitableforbothresidentialandcommercialuse.Seeourwebsiteforafullrangeandstockists.PerfectPiecesLimitedPhone6493033229www.perfectpieces.co.nzP7T-SQUAREArmchairP7NewDeeDiningChairP7DoubleMouldArmchairP7NEWTINYDiningTableGreensGreencontinuestoanchorthepalettewiththeinterestinenvironmentalsustainabilitycontinuing.HealthygreensdrawnromlandscapesandagricultureexpressedmostcommonlyasyellowgreenssuchasReseneKarmaandReseneSecretGardenandcleangreenssuchasReseneLuckyBreakdominate.BluesBluesarewateryandcalmsuchasReseneChiandReseneBreathlessincorporatingslatebluesandgreybluesthroughtodeepoceanbluescontinuingrompreviousyears.Theslatebluesareweatheredandintrospectivesoothingthesenses.Purplesleantowardsblueundertones.DustypurpleshavemadewaytotheinfuxosotgreyssuchasReseneChainReaction.PastelsPastelsareonlysparselyseenaschalkyneutralssuchasReseneBarelyThereandReseneWhiteoutcometotheore.Greyed-ohuesprovideasecurebasetocomplementthepopularwarmmidtonesandmoveawayromsandyneutrals.Colouruseisbecomingincreasinglyseasonlessandinter-generationalwithbothendsotheagespectrumselectingthesamepaletteohues.Oncepastelswerethedomainotheelderlymoreandmorethesehuesarebeingconnedtobabyroomsandarebeingtransormedintocomplexneutralsandmidtonesinotherareas.Asourcolourpaletteshavebecomemoresophisticatedpastelsdolittletosatisyourdesireorcolourdepth.RedsRedisstrongandseductivesuchasReseneXFactorandReseneVibe.Theboldcleanhuesopreviousyearscarryorwardcombinedwithanodtonaturewithtomatoredsjoinedbyaquicktasteowarmextrovertedpink.Orangesareburnishedandyellowsbronzedcomplementingtheprevalenceohealthygreens.ReseneSecretGardenReseneKarmaReseneXFactorReseneVibeReseneChiReseneBreathlessReseneBarelyThereReseneWhiteoutReseneLuckyBreakReseneBlackout Justwhenyouthoughtpaintwasjustorwellpaintingwevecomeacrosssomeinnovativeusesoritandthevesselsitcomesin.Aschildrenweretolditsbadbehaviourtoscribbleonwallswithpens.Justwhenwevelearnttocontrolthosecreativefourishesaproductcomesalongtosatisythepassionothewildchildinusall.IyoureatapresentationatJTBArchitectsinNelsondontbesurprisedwheninsteadotakingasmallpieceopapertopolitelyexplainapointsomeonewillgrabapenandspontaneouslystartscrawlingalloverthemeetingroomwalls.IyoureeelinginspireditsmucheasiertoexplainthingsbydrawinglargeplansonthewallssaysPhilSewellpicturedabove.Youcanlaythemoutreallybigandclearly.WhenJTBArchitectswereredesigningthemeetingroomrecentlyResenerepresentativePhilThompsonsuggestedpaintingallourwallswithReseneAquapoxyinReseneBlackWhite.Theproducteectivelyturnsthewallsintoalargewhiteboardsuracewhichcanbedrawnonwithordinarywhiteboardmarkerpens.MarkscansimplyberemovedwithReseneInteriorPaintworkCleaner.IfyouvegotacreativeuseforResenepaintsorpackagingwedlovetohearfromyou.Emailtoupdateresene.co.nzorposttoResenePaintsLtdPOBox38242WellingtonMailCentreNZ.whenispaintnotpaintCrackleeffectAcombinationoResenepaintscanbeusedeectivelytocreateaninterestingagedcrackleeectontimber.AttheOldChurchinavineyardinTaradaleHawkesBayrightpostswhichhadoncebeenvarnishedwerestrippedthennishedinReseneQuickDrywaterborneprimerundercoat.TheywerethenpaintedinReseneLumbersidertintedtoFossilollowedbyReseneCrackleEect.AnalcoatoReseneEnamacrylMetallictintedtoReseneSparkwasapplied.TheReseneCrackleEectcreatesanagedappearancewiththincracksrunninghaphazardlyacrossthesurace.ThewebocrackslettheReseneFossiltoneshowthroughandthemetalliccoataddsashimmeringtwo-toneeect.ReseneCutGlassReseneBarelyThereReseneMuseReseneTrailblazer48 WellprojectedReseneHi-GloAluminiumisanexteriorpaint.Butusedinsideasatheatrescreenitprovidesabackdropthatprovidesmuchsharperdenitionorimagesthanaroll-downorsimilarscreen.Itsallbecauseothesmallmetallicfakesinthepaintwhichrefecttheprojectedlightinamuchcrisperashion.Toensurethesuraceisassmoothaspossiblethepaintshouldbeappliedbyaproessionalspraypainter.LizardtrapsWhowouldhavethoughtpaintcanscouldbeuseulorbio-diversityEmptyResenepaintcansweredonatedtotheDepartmentoConservationtohelpwiththeirlizardpreservationactitivities.Thedepartmentmonitorslizardstoidentiytheirspeciessizespopulationandhealth.ButtomonitoralizardyouhavetocatchitrstThatswheretheResenepaintcanscomeinhandy.Theyaredugfushintothegroundandsardinesorpearsputinsideorbaitwithalayeroleavesoverthetoporcover.Sticksareplacedacrossthetopothecanleavingagapjustbigenoughoralizardandnallythelidisputontopandhelddownwitharocktostopcatsandratsgettingin.DOCworkersmonitorthecanseverydayoraboutvedays.RecentlytheymonitoredoneothelastsurvivingmainlandpopulationsomokoskinksonCoromandelPeninsula.InthestJustashumansareluredtothebrightnessowhitepaintsogannetsaredrawntothebrillianthueotheirownguano.TheManaIslandgannetcolonyhadlostitsglosslately.Gannetsculpturesinhabitingthecolonyhadbeenoutintheweatherandhadbecomedullandshabby.Andtheguanothatusuallycoverstheirhomehadbeenovertakenbygrassweedsandtaupatadiscouragingothersel-respectinggannetsfyingbyromstoppingoracloserlook.ItwastimetoredecorateandResenewaskeentohelp.ReseneSuresealpigmentedsealerprovedidealortheweatheredsuraces.ThiswasollowedbyacoatowhiteReseneLumbersiderwhichemulatestheguano.Asthepaintworkprogressesrealliegannetshavebeensightedintheareacheckingoutthequalityothework.Whentheprojectiscompleteditshopedsomebirdsmaystopinoracloserinspectionandevendecidetostay.BucketbokashiSomeschoolshaveoundnewwaystorecycleResenepaintbuckets.TheResenepaintbucketsandlidsareidealorbokashiamethodointensivecompostingoorganicmaterialthatusesermentationtoproducecompost.Itsbestdoneinanairtightcontaineroutothesun.Onceagedthebokashitreatedwastecanbeusedasertiliser.Whilebucketsooodscrapsmaysuggestpotentodoursbokashiiseasyonthenoseduetotheeectivemicro-organismsadded.Itseasytodoandteacheschildrenaprocesstheycantranslateintotheirownhomes.CALLTHELIMITFORSTOCKISTS6495820033.emailsalesthelimit.co.nzTRADEENQUIRIESSHOWROOM616GreatSouthRoadGreenlaneAucklandLeisureLifeStyle Areyouasassysocialiteahomebodyorahard-workingproessionalPerhapsyourcarpetchoicerefectsyourpersonality.whichoneareyouCorporatecommanderThisisthepersonholdingourworldtogetherasolidcitizenusedtowieldingpowerintheboardroomorcourtroom.Highlyorganisedandwithapenchantortheclassicallyunderstatedtheyseethecarpetasthethwallandwantaneutralpalettetobalancetherestotheirverytailoredandimpeccablytidysurroundings.Wearingsuitsboughtataboutiqueintheirblue-chipsuburborattheupmarketdepartmentstoreinthecitytheCorporateCommanderlovestheslightquirkinessandinterestotheinterlacedwovenpatternotheMarocaincarpetitalsobearsthenostalgiaotweedandtheoldcountry.Marocainhasafabulousneutralpalettetocomplementanydecor.advertisingfeatureDramaqueenShrinkingvioletsneednotapplyThiswomanlovesdramainallaspectoherlie.Shedressesincutting-edgeashionandiscertainlynotaraidtousebrightlycolouredpatternsinherclothingorinherhomedcor.Inactthelarge-scaleFlorenceBroadhurst-typewallpapershehunginthelivingareaandherretrosoagojustperectlywiththevibrantCharmeusecutpilecarpetinRoseberry.ConsideringherselquiteintellectualandartyDramaQueendressesinZambeziandObiandndsthathercareerasaninteriordesignerorartgalleryownertrulybetsherliestyle.Charmeuseisasupersoftcutpilewithcolourstodazzle.SophisticatedurbaniteTypicallyanemptynesterwithnodogsandnokidstheSophisticatedUrbanitelovesglamourandluxury.Sheattendscocktailpartiesonaregularbasisiswell-practisedattheartoair-kissingandwillurnishherhomeperhapsanelegantapartmentnearthecentralcitywithclassicsignaturepiecesournitureandacresogleamingmetallicsuraces.DressingindesignerlabelssuchasTreliseCooperandYvonneBenettishewillchoosethenewlyreleasedElysiumorthesotsensuouseelingotheshagpilebeneathherexpensivelypedicuredeet.ThenewElysiumshagpileoffersamodernandinnovativetwistonaclassicstylefromthe60s.50 Atouchofsoftnessinahard-edgedworldWoolcarpetismorethanjustenvironmentallyriendly.IthasanumberouniquebenetsthatcannotbematchedbyhardfooringorevensyntheticcarpetsinmanycasesTheabilitytoregulatethehumidityoaninterior.Woolabsorbsmoisturewhentheatmosphereisdampandreleasesitwhentheatmosphereisdry.Theabilitytoimproveinteriorairquality.WoolcarpetsnaturallyabsorbandltervolatileorganiccompoundsVOCsunwantedtoxinsandodoursthatcanirritatehumans.Theabilitytotrapairborneparticleswhichcanaectasthmaticsandthosewithrespiratoryproblems.Superbinsulationpropertiesthethickerthecarpetthebettertheleveloinsulationprovided.Energycostscanbesignicantlyreducedorbothheatingandcoolingbyupto12withawoolcarpetwhentherearetemperaturedierencesbetweentheindoorairandthatunderthefoor.Reducednoise.Woolcarpetvirtuallyeliminatesfoorimpactnoiseproducedbyootallschairsscrapedacrossthefoorandobjectsdropped.Ergonomiccomortwoolcarpetisthebestfooringoptionoranyonestandingorwalkingorextendedhours.Anunmatchedsensoryexperience.Woolcarpetsarewarmcomortingsotandluxurious.Theyprovideasenseowelcomeandcalmatouchosotnessinahard-edgedworld.Multi-taskingmumAsthelynch-pintohermadlybusyhouseholdtheMulti-taskingMumhasanassortmentokidsovaryingagesaswellasamenagerieodogscatsbudgiesandperhapsapetrabbit.ShehasschoolprojectstosupervisebirthdaypartiestoorganiseandPTAmeetingstoattend.Thishouseholdisoneoorganisedchaos.TheMulti-taskingMumlovestheactthatherCobbleLanecarpetlookssmartatalltimesdespitekidsmuddyshoesandsloppyeatinghabitsandthatno-onenoticesthatithasntbeenvacuumedinquitesometime.IshehastimetoshoporclothesorherselshellwhipintoMaxorKimberleysknowingthatshellbesuretofndsomethingquicklyandeasily.CobbleLaneisatexturedlooppilewithgreatsoilhidingproperties.ReseneMatterhornAllCavalierBremworthcarpetsareproudlydesignedandmadeinNewZealand.Theyarehighqualityandmadetolastusingonlytheverybestrawmaterialssourceddirectlybythecompany.AllhaveEnvironmentalChoiceaccreditationromEnvironmentalChoiceNewZealandsigniyingthatCavalierBremworthmeetsbestpracticestandardsintermsomaterialsusedenergyconsumedwaterconservedwasteproducedanddischargedandemissions.AllCavalierBremworthcarpetsaresoldthroughaWarrantedDealernetworkseewww.cavbrem.co.nzorretailerstoensureyoureceivethebestproessionaladviceoncarpetselectionandinstallation.CavalierBremworthalsoprovidesaguaranteeonallcarpetsthatensuresiatanytimenoworintheutureyouhavereasonablecauseorcomplaintaboutthequalityoyourcarpetthenwewillputitright.Forresidentialinstallationsourcommitmentdoesntstopatthecarpetbutextendstothecompletedinstallation.0800808303www.cavbrem.co.nz51 AtertwodecadesocreatingartworksorwallsMarciaScottdecidedshewantedanewtypeocanvas.IwantedsomethingthatwouldbesimpleandunctionalandhavelotsospaceordecorationsaystheHamiltonartistandmotherotwoyoungchildren.Shecameupwiththeconceptoastoolwhichat500mmtallalsoworkswellasalittletable.Iliketothinkothemasartworksorthefoor.Thesturdydesignwasperectedwiththehelpoalocaldraughtsman.Alloursidepanelsslottogetherandtwoothemalsoslotintothetop.Twostrongnarrowstrapslockthewholeassemblageintoplace.Thepanelsarelaser-cutbyalocaljoineryrmandundercoatedandsandedbyMarciaandthentheunbeginsWhatbeginsasanimageinMarciasheadwillbetranserredtoherworkbookwithnotesandsketchesspeciyingwhichArtistMarciaScottusesanunusualyetpracticalcanvasforhercolourfulartworks.sittingprettyRightStoolartistMarciaScottononeohercreations.Imightdecidetousetwoorthreedifferentpatternsononepanelinsteadofjustoneormaybewhackinsomeupholsterynailstojazzastoolup.colourfulpeopleResenePrincessResenePassion52 SPLASHBACKSWithaprofessionallydevelopedcolour-rangeandaninternationallytestedandprovenproductmakesureyoutalktoexpertsindecorativeglassandglazing.AucklandBayofPlentyWellingtonNelsonChristchurchDunedinSouthlandFreephone0800660001www.graphicglass.co.nzcoloursandpatternswilladorneachpanel.AlmosteverystoolhasadierentpatternoneachoitsvepanelssomeversionsareburstingwithcontrastingcoloursandpatternswhileothersaretexturallybusybuthavethesamecolourwayalloversoappearmoresedateThepanelsoeachstoolarevisuallygroundedthankstoabasecoatoonesolidcolourhercharacteristicrichpatternsarecreatedbypaintingthroughstencilsshecutsromcardboard.Detailedplannotwithstandingthedesignwillotenchangeonceshestartsworkandseeshowitscomingtogether.Imightdecidetousetwoorthreedierentpatternsononepanelinsteadojustoneormaybewhackinsomeupholsterynailstojazzastoolup.Whilemanyoherstoolsareone-osMarciahasalsoworkedwithsomeoherstockiststocreateaparticularcolourwayandpatternexclusivelyorthatstoreandsherepeatsthoseasorderscomein.ShesaysshelovesallcoloursbutIdontreallydoyellowandbeingabletoworkwithtestpotsoResenepaintmeansthatshecanhavedozensooptionsonhandatanyonetime.Iespeciallylovetealsandtaupesandchocolates.Theyreawesomecoloursbecausetheyrerichandinterestinginthemselvesbuttheystillworkbeautiullywithothercolours.ItsnotunusualorMarciatogothrough25ormoretestpotsinacoupleodayssoshesaregularvisitortoherlocalReseneColorShop.Shehappilyadmitsthatthecoloursshehasathomeareinnoorderwhatsoever.Thismeanstheexcitementorediscoveringlong-orgottencoloursandtheirritationwordsAliceLeonardpicturesMarkHeaslipAboveWhilemanyoherstoolsareone-osMarciaworkswithsomestockiststocreateaparticularcolourwayandpatternexclusivelyorthatstore.ospottingthenameothecolourIneed...onlytondIhadatsomestageaddedaweebitosomethingelsetotweaktheshadeslightlyLieisbusyandndingtimeandspacetoworkonthestoolscanbetricky.AswellasapreschoolerandachildatprimaryschoolMarciahasapart-timejobandherstudioisacombinationothegaragethekitchentableandtheoutsidetable.Butheruniqueblendofexibilityandocusmakesitallpossible.ImarealnowkindopersoniIsuddenlygetanideaIjustcanthelpmyselIjusthavetoexecuteitASAP.IitworksitworksiitdoesntitdoesntThenIwaitorthenextwaveoexperimentationtowashoverme.MarciascolourulstoolsaresoldthroughretailersnationwideEonDesignCentreAucklandKingandTeppettHamiltonStapleFurnitureGisborneMadderRougeWellingtonRedcurrentChristchurchInThePinkQueenstown. DesignerMartyPrincephasalwayslikedndingeconomicwaysodoingsomethinginterestingwithinteriors.Beoreociallystudyingindesignhewastheownerdesignerandbuilderothewell-knownLuminaireVodkaBarinBeresordStAucklandwheretheinteriorswereallwhitealookaheadoitstimeinthosedays.ThatexperiencelaunchedapassionordesignwhichsawMartystudydesignandinteriorsoracoupleoyearsinWellington.WhenhereturnedhestruckadealwithgoodriendsGerardandAnnaOBrieninexchangeorstayingwiththemhewoulddouptheirhouse.Thiswallsitsbetweenthehouseslivingareaandthekitchenandisactuallymadeupo88separate6mm-thickmdtileshand-rolledinvariousResenecolours.MartyGerardandAnnadevisedthecolourschemeusingReseneBrownPodReseneDakotaReseneHalBlancandReseneQuasar.ThecoloursblendwiththeotherwallspaintedReseneTea.MartydidadummyrunotheschemepaintingsmallpiecesowallpaperandshufingthemaroundonanA4scalemodel.Hetookdigitalphotographsothevariousschemesbeoreeditingdownthechoicestoonepattern.IdidntwantthepatterningtolookorcedortobetooobvioussaysMarty.Hethenhadajoinercutthetilestoexactsizewithacomputercontrolledsaw.Ocourseneitherthewallortheholeinthewalltothekitchenaresquaresosomepieceswerehandcutusinganesharpsawtot.Thetileswerethenpaintedusingahand-rollerthenstuckontothewallusingplastictilespacerstopositionthem.Martyjokesthatwhenhisriendswanttoselltheirhousetheycanalwaysjustpaintoverthewallinaplaincolouriitsconsideredtooadventurousorpopulartastes.Oritheygetboredwithbrownstheycouldalwaysuseanothercolourscheme-variationsogreenblueororangeredsperhaps.Watchthisspace.WantafeaturewallwithadifferenceTakethisdesignersleadforafuntile-looktreatment.boxingcleverbrightideaReseneAcionadoReseneEvermore54 RoseHeatherisskilledattransormingbedroomspacesintosophisticatedsanctuariesthatrefectyourmoodandindividualpersonality.AndbecauseRoseHeathersurnitureisbeautiullycratedintimelesscontemporaryshapesandstylesittranscendsthevagariesoashion.Yourtasteandliestyleinevitablychange.Butitsreassuringtoknowyoururniturewillmovewithyouandadapttoanchoryourspiritinaplacecalledhome.14MorrowStNewMarketaucklaNd095204442www.roseandheather.co.nz565-567willoughbyrdwilloughbySydNey0299670467389bridgerdrichMoNdMelbourNe0394296153www.roseandheather.com.aualSoavailableatdreaMwoolbedS105bleNheiMroadchriStchurch wordsSharonNeweypicturesEmmaBass56 Itsanambitiousrenovationprojectthathaskepttheneighbourhoodguessingorsixyears.DavidMelroseandBronwenAllentooktwoadjacenthousesononeoAucklandsbusymainroadsandmadethemintoone.Davidcallsithisanti-propertydevelopmentproject.Butdespitehisclaimsolunacytheresultisaspectacularhomeandstudiocomplexthathasullledhisexpectationsisperectortheamilyscurrentliestyleandwhichrefectsthepassionandvisionwithwhichitwasconceived.AsaninventorDavidisbestknownortheobjectshecreatesparticularlyinhisspecialtyareaobottledesign.Heisresponsibleorthecurvyfuidityotheaward-winningWaiwerawaterbottletheAnchormilkbottleandthePoweradesportsdrinkbottleinNorthAmericaamongmanyothersaswellasthetechnologybehindthem.Withacreativemindthatjustdoesntstopithasalwaysbeenmorepracticalorhimtoworkromhome-ornexttohomeaswasthecaseormanyyears.HeandBronwenlivedinoneotheBalmoralRdhouseswiththeirtwosonsHarrisonandCampbellwhileDavidranhisstudioromthehousenextdoor.AtersearchingdownlongleaydrivewaysortheperecthomeandworkpropertyDavidconcludedthathisbusinessneededthemainroadpresenceitalreadyhadinMtEden.SohesetaboutconvincingBronwenthatjoiningthetwohousestogetherwouldbeagoodidea.Inaprojectitsownerdescribesaslunacyfromanumberofperspectivestwooldhomeshavebeenexpertlymeldedintoone.AboveAcornerofthekitchenhasArtDecochairsagainstaReseneWazzupwall.TopThemainloungehasbuilt-inhandcraftedcabinetryandacomplexbungalow-stylebeamedceiling.ItspaintedinReseneLemonGrass.LeftThereplicarhinoheadinthegreenroomReseneMantiswasmadeforDavidbyWetaWorkshop.Arhinoisasymbolofpowerbutalsosomethingtobeprotected.Itsaguything.57 AvailableNationwidethroughImportedandDistributedbySHOWROOMOFFICES42LunnAvenueMtWellingtonP.OBox14-199AucklandNewZealandPhone.095272276Fax.095271809Email.saleshydrotech.co.nzWeb.www.hydrotech.co.nzINWALLCISTERNSSTYLISHQUIETANDRELIABLE. InDavidsmindthehouseshadtoretaintheir1910-20characterbuttheendresulthadtolooklikeithadalwaysbeenonehouse.Hedidntwanttoactuallymovetheoriginalhouseshoweversohasendedupwitheightsplitlevelsmostnotablewhenyoustandattheendothestunninglappoolthatrunsbetweenwhatwastheoriginalhouses.SaysDavidTraditionallysuburbslikethishadallotheirgranderhomessetoutalongthemainroads.Thishouseispartothatphilosophy.Havingacommercialaspecttoitjustmadeiteasiertojustiyasabusinessneedstobevisible.Healsohasauturevisionorthehouseasaboutiqueaccommodationlodgetailoredtooverseasbusinesspeopleandbusinessgroups.HenceitsnicknameoHotelCaliorniareerringnotonlytoitslodgepotentialbutalsotoitsCaliornianbungaloworigins.Wecalledthehousesbungarillasbecausetheywereamixobungalowandvillaeatures.SomeotheroomsalsohaveanalmostrockstarqualityhelpedbyDavidsloveaairwithneonsignsoneothethingsIdolikeaboutAmericaistheneonsignseverywhereineverybar.Thishousehasmany-inthebarthelivingroomthestudioandtheresaredCocaColaversioninoneothebathrooms.Theyreusedlikenight-lightsshiningoutintothedarkthroughthewindowsandcoppingsurprisedsecondlooksrompassingmotorists.ThecouplespentthefrstyearotheprojectdesigningthehousewitharchitectandbungalowspecialistRonDijkman.HethoughtitwasastupidideawhichisexactlywhyIhiredhimlaughsDavid.Whilethestructureotheoriginalhousesandbasiclayoutshavebeenretainedjustabouteverythingelseisnewromtheoundationstotherichtimberpanelingandcomplexbeamandbattenceilings.NoonebuildsbungalowsanymorebecausetheycosttoomuchintermsothetimeandskillinvolvedsaysDavid.HecreditstheresulttoateamospecialistsoverseenbybuilderGeoDavieshesexceptional.DespiteclearlybitingomorethanIcouldchewDavidscommitmenttotheprojectwasobviouslycontagiousaseveryonewhohasworkedontheprojectspeaksoitwithpride.Atmorethan1160m2thehouseishugeyettherearenocavernousspaces.Ahousethissizedoeshavetohaveonelargespacethoughandorusthatstheatriumoverthelappool.Onesideothebuildingisstillverymuchaworkspacewithvariousreceptionroomsandastudiowhiletheothersidecontainsbedroomsuitesaloungereadingroomkitchenanddiningareasandotherdesignpreparationroomsaswellasstorage.Therearenumerousbathroomsasaunamediaroomwithwindowsthatlookbelowthewaterlevelothepoolaboardroomgymnasiumaproessionaldarkroomandaturretwithaspiralstaircasetothemastersuite.Theintimacyotheareasishelpedbythecolourselections.WecouldhavepaintedeverythingcreamanditwouldhavelookedstunningbutIspendsomuchtimehereIneedspaceswithdierentmoods.AboveThediningareacanbeclosedofffromthekitchenandlivingroombylargecavitysliders.MostofthefeaturechandeliersandpendantlightsarefromECCLighting.BelowThespectacularlappoolrunsthroughthecentreofthehouseandisspannedbythreeindustrial-stylemetalstaircases.59 Therearevariousshadesofgreenincludingfreshlimeacidicchartreuseandpalesage.Thegalleryhallisadeepplummypurplethestudioisturquoisethekitchencabinetrycobaltbluethebedroomsmoredemurintraditionalneutralsandthegymnasiumisblack.MostofthecolourshaveastorylikethegreenroomReseneMantiswhichwasoriginallypaintedbyagoodfriendwhowasdyingofAids.Everyoneneedsagreenroomalow-techplacewhereyoucanhaveacalmmindsaysDave.Becausetheprojecttooksolongdecisionscouldbegiventimetodevelop.YoumakebetterchoiceswhenyouhavemoretimesaysDave.Headdedthecornerturretquitelateintheplanningpurelyforaestheticreasons.Andwhenheandthearchitectwerediscussingdrainagetheymadeanon-the-hoofdecisiontorunatunnelunderthepooltoconnectthelowerlevelswhichisnowalsoawinecellar.AboveTheexteriorothehousecompletewithitsnewturretissocleverlydesigneditdoesntlookliketwohousesimplyjoinedtogether.TopAtributetoDavidsworkaspeciallightfttingmaderomWaiwerabottles.MiddleDavidMelroseinthestudioareaothehousewithpainteectwallsbasedonvariousResenepaints.RightThismoodybathroomwithitsstrikingCocaColaneonsignisactuallypaintedwithReseneBlackboardPaint.60 RhinoheadWetaWorkshopontheollowingpagesfndtwoalternativestylesolutionsGetthegalleryhalllookwithReseneSpaceCoteLowSheentintedtoReseneAubergine.ResenePassionPainteectArtifcationsReseneGargoyleChandeliersECCLightingReseneWazzupReseneChameleonGetthelookwithReseneSpaceCoteLowSheentintedtoReseneLemonGrassReseneLemonGrassOnceyouhavemadeadecisionyouhavetostandbackandbehonestwithyoursel.Iyoudontloveitimmediatelychancesareitswrong.Youtendtospendaperiodotimejustiyingthedecisiontoyourselbutyouvegottobebrutalandchangeit.Hencethereasontheturquoisestudiowasrag-rolledourtimesthestrawberrycrushversionlookedterribleandisnowapaint-eectbyArtifcationsusingvariousResenecoloursincombination.Ihatecompromise.Thatadherencetoqualityandtheoverallvisionorthehousekepttheprojectgoingthesepastsixyears.ItsstillnotquitefnishedclaimsDavid.AmaturephoenixpalmwasplantedinJuneandtherearestillsomecurtainstodecideon.IlikechangesotherewillalwaysbesomethingsIdoagainlikethepaintcolourintheTVroom.ButornowwithathrivingbusinesstomanageDavidandBronwencanrelaxintheirveryuniquehome.ReseneJalapeno61 ReseneHalfParchmentArestfulschemeusestextureandaccessoriesforinterest.alternativesolutionillustrationBruceBryant62 phone095249233mobile021705638emailalializarin.co.nzReseneDynamiteReseneKarmaReseneBluegrassReseneCararraAliDanielloAlizarinsuggeststhisalternativesolutionNaturallighthasbeenmaximisedbypaintingoutthedarkwoodworkandcoveringtheceilingbeams.Thedarkcarpethasbeenremovedandtherichtonesotheoriginalfoorboardshavebeenexposedandpolished.Theoriginalreplacehasbeenreplacedwithagasreorecientheat.ThecolourschemeisrestulandneutralwithvibrantaccentcoloursinspiredbyTheRange2009.Avarietyotexturesaccessoriesandabstractartworkcreatevisualinterestandcontrast.Amodernclassicpendantlightandurniturewithcurvedratherthanangularlineslookscontemporarybuttimeless.Seatingisarrangedaroundthereplaceorwinterwhilerenchdoorseithersideothereplaceopenoroutdoorentertaininginsummer.LouisPoulsenpendantlightBromheadDesignwww.bromheaddesign.comDesignersGuildCocktailchairsAllium095244242inElliotStripebyGPJBakercolourtealtaupeMokumTextiles093007900ceramicbowlsandbottlesbyPeterCollisEonDesignwww.eon.co.nz63 ReseneRiceCakeAlightschemegivestheroomamoreinformallook.alternativesolutionillustrationBruceBryant64 emailchristine_hudsonxtra.co.nzReseneRedHotResenePushPlayReseneGenevaWallsReseneThorndonCreamSoainGrangeabriccolourSandTextiliawww.textilia.co.nzLovaracolour1525RomaniecollectionbyHarlequinMalcolmFabrics0800376988ChristineHudsonoArchitectureLabWellingtonoersthisalternativesolutionThisisawonderulroomwithitsgenerousproportionsandhigh-qualitycratsmanshiphowevertheheavywoodenpanelingcanbealittledarkandormal.ForthisschemeIhavetriedtolightentheroomalittleandcreateamoreinormalcomortablelookwhilestillmaintainingsomecontinuitythroughtotheadjoiningroom.Bypaintingtheceilingandfresurroundinawarmo-whitetheperiodeaturesotheroomhaventbeencompromisedandthecustom-designedbuilt-inbookcaseoersapracticalstoragesolution.OpticalfoorlampbyPallucoItaliaECCLightingwww.ecc.co.nzMilocoeetableApartmento093097646 Wallpapersthatborderonart-thislatestcollectionofdesignsbysixverydifferentartistswillgiveyourwallswowfactor.bordercrossingadvertisingfeature66 TakesixartistsaddadashodaringandwhatdoyougetThirteendesignsowallpaperromVisionthatcrosstheborderromwallcoveringtoartandwhichwillturnyourwallsintoapersonalisedgallery.Andwithsuchworld-renownedtalentsasKarimRashidWernerBergesandLuigiColaniyouhaveachoiceoartstylesromtheluxuriouslysensualtothequirkyandretro.Thisisacost-eectivewaytogetlarge-scaleartonyourwalls.Somedesignscomewithadd-onmetallicpiecesliketeardropsoryoutoplaceinasetpatternonamatchingplainwallcoveringororyoutomakeupyourowndesign.MostothedesignsintheArtBorders2011Collectionare75cmtoametrewideandcomein5mor10mlongrolls.SomeotheArtBordersartistsareLuigiColaniThisGermandesignerisknownastheMasterotheCurve.Hiswallcoveringdesignsrighttopandmiddlearebasedonthepremisethatallliecomesromwaterromdropstofowingwaveormationswithglimmeringeectsandiridescentcolors.FormorethanvedecadesColanihasbeentheunabashedagentprovocateurothedesignworld.Hisworkingideasarebeingrediscoveredandreinterpretedworld-widedrivenbyayoungergenerationodesignerswholikewisebelievethatanatomytechnologyand3Dshapesmustormthebasisidesignistobetrulyholisticandbiomorphic.RichardJ.AnuszkiewiczRichardwhoseworkhasbeenexhibitedattheBiennaleinVeniceandNewYorksMetropolitanMuseumoArtviewshisartasacontinuousprocess.AmericanbornwithPolishancestryheisamongtheoriginatorsoOpArtastyleopaintingconcernedwithvisualsensationandtheeectoopticalillusion.Hiswallcoveringsrightbottomreproducehisoriginalworks.KarimRashidBorninEgyptbutnowpracticinginNewYorkthisrenownedartistanddesignerdescribeshisownstyleassensualminimalismlet.Hiscreationsgiveaperceptiblecosyeelingwhilehisdesignsdeviateromallstrictlines.Iwanttochangetheworldisthesel-condentmottooKarimRashidwhoisaleadinggureintheeldsoproductinteriorashionurniturelightingdesignandart.Althoughthecollectionincludessomeone-colourco-ordinatepapersthemajorityothedesignsareonesthatwilldenitelymakeastatement.ArtBorders2011fromtheVisionLuxurycollectionandexclusivetoReseneColorShopsinNewZealandonly.ReseneGenie67 frameittipsandtricksYoullneedResenetestpotsoReseneSecretsReseneGreenRoomReseneAlrescoResenePushPlayorthegreenrames.AndReseneQuarterTasmanandReseneAlabasterorthegreywhiterames.Aselectionoramesweoundtwooldwoodenramesandahessian-coveredrameromthelocalsecond-handshopa5rameromthebargainbinatFlyingSaucersandlargeandsmallwoodenmemoryboxrames7.99and9.59romSpotlight.Smallpaintbrushes.PaintingtipsRemoveanyglassandbackingsheetromwithintheramebeoreyoupaint.ForheavilytexturedramesitmayhelptouseReseneAcrylicUndercoatasafrstcoattoachievegoodcoverageandtoallowthetruecolourothetopcoattoshow.GrabsomeResenetestpotsaselectionooldandnewramesandgetpaintingtocreateaco-ordinatedlookoryourpreciousphotographsandmementoes.BelowMemoryboxframesareafabulouswaytodisplaycollectablesandfoundtreasuresaspiecesofart.ColoursclockwisefromtopReseneGreenRoomReseneAlfrescoResenePushPlay.BackgroundcolourReseneSecrets.wordsJoGaughtstylingLianneWhorwoodpicturesDaveWhorwood68 ReseneAlabasterReseneBeethovenPhotoprintingoptionsOnceyouhavedecoratedyourramesitstimetodecidehowbesttofllthem.Ithatiswithphotographstheworldophotoprintingiseasierthaneverbeore.Youcanuseanonlinephotoprintingcompanyuseboothsatthelocalphotokioskorhandoveryourcamerasmemorycardtothestaoryoucanbecompletelyindependentandprintathome.Theresnodoubtbeingabletoprintyourownphotosisterriblysatisyingwhichiswhyinrecentyearstherehasbeenalargearrayophotocapableprinterscomeontothemarket.Thenewestbreedisthededicatedphotoprinter.Theytendtobesmallandcompactairlycheaprom90butgenerallyhavelimitationsonpapersizes.Manywillonlyprintthestandard6x4-inchsizeandarentabletohandletext.Apluswiththesemachineshoweveristheabilitytoprintdirectlyromyourcameraormemorycardeliminatingtheneedtouseacomputer.MostotheseprintersoeracolourLCDscreenorpreviewingphotosbeoreyouprintthemthoughwithsomethescreenisonlylargeenoughtoseeathumbnailothephoto.Extraeaturestolookoutorareauto-fxaunctionthatwillanalyseyourphotoandautomaticallymakeadjustmentsandinbuiltCDburnersthatallowyoutoarchiveyourphotos.Alwaysmakesureyouseeasampleoutputbeoreyoubuy.Iyouonlywantoneprinterinyourliethatulflsmorethanjustphotoprintinginvestinaninkjetprinterthatcanhandletextandgraphicsaswellascolourphotos.Unlikethededicatedphotoprintersyouwillhavenoissuesoverprintsize.Lookoutorprinterswhichoerahighresolution.Thisismeasuredindotsperinchdpiandisagoodindicationoprintqualitythoughcertainlyshouldntbetheonlyconsiderationyouusewhenbuying.Inarecentreviewoprinterswww.consumer.org.nzratedaninkjetprinterCanonsiP4500asthebestoverallprinteroritshigh-qualityprintingophotosandtextitssimplicityandeaseouseitsmoderatepriceandcheapnesstorun.AcolourphotographontheCanoncostsonly24ctoproduce.Thisiscomparabletoonlineprintingcompanieswhocharge20c-28cperphoto.Thisischeaperthanmostphotokioskswhereupwardso50ccanbethenorm.Tofndthemostcost-eectiveprinteroryourneedslogontowww.consumer.org.nzprinterreviewwhereanonlinecomparisonunctionallowsyoutocheckouttherunningcostsodierentprintersbasedonyourindividualprintingrequirements.Whilelaserprintersarecheaptorunandcertainlyquickeratprintingthaninkjetsatpresentthequalityorphotosispoor.Eventhebestprinterwontdelivergoodresultsiyouprintonlow-gradepaper.Specialistphotopaperisquicktodryandhasahighwaterresistancesonosmudgyfngerprints.Ahigh-gloss180gsmphotopaperisgoodoreverydaysnapswhileapremiumsatin260gsmphotopaperisgoingtogiveyousuperiorresults.Replacinginkcartridgescanbeexpensive.Mostnewinkjetprintersprintromatleastourseparatecolourcartridgesinsteadotheoldtri-coloursinglecartridgewhichmeansyoureonlyreplacingthecolourthathasrunoutinsteadoallthree.AboveAcleverillusioniscreatedherebypaintinganoldframethesamecolourReseneQuarterTasmanasthewallandmountingitandtheartworkorphotographseparatelysothatthewallsurfaceappearstobecomepartoftheframe.Paintinganyframesthesameshadeasthebackgroundcreatesatranquiltone-on-tonegrouping.Interestiscreatedbychoosingframesthatareembossedpatternedortextured.Thisplainerapproachalsoallowsanyimagesyouchoosetostandoutratherthanbeoverwhelmedwithcolour.TheframesintheforegroundarepaintedReseneAlabaster.ReseneGreenRoom69 Yourhomeandallthatsinitisprecious.Anditneedsprotectingwhenyoucantbethere.protectionwhetheryouarehomeorawayAhouseissomuchmorethanthesumoitsparts.Objectivelyitsjustabuildingwallsandarooflledwiththingsthatatitsmostbasiclevelisjuststuthathelpsyouliveamorecomortablelie.Butweallknowthatitsmuchmorethanthat.Itisahavenflledwithmemoriesandobjectsthatoryourownuniquereasonsyouvaluearbeyondtheirintrinsicworth.Thatarmchairisntjustanotherchairitstheplacewhereyoureadbedtimestoriestoyourdaughter.Thehallwayiswhereyoursontookhisfrststeps...andthestairsarewherehehadhisfrstrealtumble.TheceramicbowlonthebookshelisareminderoyourhoneymooninSpainandthephotoalbumswelltheyreirreplaceable.Whileyoucannotreplacethememoriesnorthesentimentalvalueoanitemyoucanensurethatyouareabletoreplaceanitemshouldtheneedarise.Wealsounderstandthatyourplanstorenovatedecorateandrevitaliseyourhometoachievethedesiredlookdontstophere.ForthatreasonHabitatmagazinehasteamedupwithAMIInsurancewholikeusunderstandthatyourthingsareprecioustoyouevenitheymightntbetoanyoneelse.Wehavedevelopedsometipshintsandhandysuggestionstohelpyoukeepthethingsyouvaluesae.ResenePhoenixReseneSupernovaReseneLimelightadvertisingfeature70 Overthenextewissueswewillcoveraseriesotopicsdesignedtoinormeducateandadviseyoutohelpyouprotectyourhomeanditscontents.SummertimesecurityWithsummerapproachingyoumaybeheadingtoabachvisitingriendsorjustplanningtogetawayorsomewell-earnedRR.Thatocoursemeansleavingyourhomeemptyandpotentiallyunprotected.AndalthoughtheveryconceptoinsuranceistohelpisomethinggoeswrongaburglaryorfretherearemeasuresyoucantaketoensureyoudontloseyourpreciouspossessionsorhomeinthefrstplaceNeighboursLetaneighbourorriendknowyouregoingawayandleaveacontactnumberwheretheycanreachyouinanemergency.MailArrangeorsomeonetocollectyourmailandpapersromtheletterboxeachday.YoucanalsoplaceaNoJunkMailstickerontheletterboxandyoucanputyourmailonholduntilyoureturnwiththeHoldserviceoeredbybothNZandAustralianPostorasmallweeklyee.Remembertocancelyournewspapersubscription.LawnsIyouareawayoralongtimeasksomeonetomowyourlawnsothatthegardendoesnotlookunkempt.PhonesTurntheringvolumedownonyourphonesothatpeoplecannothearithephonegoesunanswered.CurtainsDrawncurtainsandblindscanbeagiveawaytoburglarsespeciallyinsummerwhenyoumaynotevendrawthemintheevening.AlarmsItisagoodideatoinstallanalarmsystem.AMIoersadiscountoncontentsinsuranceorcustomerswithaproessionallyinstalledhard-wireburglaralarm.SecuritylightingThisisagoodburglardeterrent.Considerinstallingexternalsensorlightsattachedtoyourgarageorhouseanduseatimerswitchonaninternalhalllight.IDvaluablesEngraveormarkappliancesandothervaluables.Photosovaluablescanalsohelpistolen.KeeparecordotheserialnumbersoyourTVstereoetc.HidingvaluablesHideyourvaluablesinseveraldierentplacesandkeeparecordothemremembertohidethistoo.Iyouhaveanyitemsoparticularvalueinthehousesuchasimportantconfdentialdocumentsandthereisntasaethenitisworthconsideringleavingthesethingswithriendsoramily.ReseneVisionResenePartyDressReseneChi71 WinacopyofDishmagazineWhenyoutakeoutanewHouseorContentspolicywithAMIInsuranceyouwillautomaticallyreceiveanannualsubscriptiontoDishmagazine.AMIisthelargestwhollyNewZealandownedfreandgeneralinsurancecompanysoyoucansitbackandrelaxandenjoyagoodreadknowingyourpossessionsareinsaehands.ForacompetitivequotecallAMItodayon0800100200andmentionthisoerwhenyoutakeoutanewpolicy.Termsandconditions1.AMIInsuranceLimitedAMIoersa12monthsubscription6issuestoDishMagazineonesubscriptiononlypercustomeroreachnewHouseorContentspolicypurchasedduringthispromotionwherethecustomerpurchasingthepolicymentionsthisoertotheAMIrepresentativeattendingatthetimeopurchaseothepolicynewpoliciespurchasedwithoutreerencetothisoerdonotqualiyortheDishMagazinesubscription.2.ThisoerdoesnotapplytotherenewaloanexistingAMIpolicy.3.ThisoermaynotbeusedinconjunctionwithanyotherAMIoerorpromotion.4.StandardAMIpolicycriteriatermsandconditionsapplyandsubscriptiondetailswillbepostedtocustomersaterconfrmationoinsurancecoverPleaseallowupto15workingdaysaterconfrmationoinsurancecoverordelivery.5.Oerends31December2008.6.AMIstaandagentsandtheirimmediateamiliesdonotqualiyorthisoer.7.AMIreservestherighttoterminatethisoerpromotionwithoutnoticeatanytime.8AMIsdecisionwillbefnalandnocorrespondencewillbeenteredinto.9.TheDishMagazinesubscriptionisnottranserableandcannotbeexchangedorcash.10.DetailsoeachcustomerwhoacceptsthisoerwillbepassedontoJonesPublishingorsubscriptionpurposesonly.11.ThestartdateorthesubscriptionisatAMIsdiscretionconfrmationwillbesentinwriting.Tokeepyourplantswateredwhileonholidaywatertheplantandinvertaplasticbagoverit.Thecondensationshouldkeepthesoilmoistoraewdays.Alternativelyplaceajarowaterabovetheplantandplaceoneendoapieceostringinthewaterandburytheotherendinthesoil.Theplantshouldreceiveenoughwaterthroughthecapillaryactionoraweek.toptipBeforeyouleaveTurnoffswitchesMakesureyourmainappliancesareturnedoattheswitch.Thiswillensurethereisnocurrentstillrunningthroughtheapplianceandpreventanyshort-circuitwhichcancauseafre.Itwillalsosaveelectricity.ProlongedholidayIyouaregoingtobeawayoralongtimeyoushouldletyourinsurancecompanyknow.Itheabsenceperiodislongerthantheperiodstatedinyourpolicythenyourhousecovermayautomaticallyreducetofredamageonly.OnAMIpoliciesthistimeperiodis60days.Justnotiyyourinsurertoensureyoualwayshavethecorrectcover.HousesittersIyouhavesomeonestayinginyourhousewhileyouareawayonholidayyourinsurancepolicywouldstillbevalidwithAMIbutcheckwithyourinsurertobesure.IyouareawayromhomeoralongperiodandrentingyourhouseoutthenyoumayneedtochangeyourpolicytoaRentalpolicycontactyourinsurancecompanyormoreinormation.ContentscoverItisimportanttonotethatnotallinsurancepoliciesgiveyouthesamecontentscoverwhenyouareawayromhomeonholiday.Certainpolicieswhileprovidingullreplacementvaluewhenyouareathomeonlyprovidemarketvaluereplacementoritemswhenyouareawayromhomeonholiday.Youcancontactyourinsurancecompanytoconfrmyourpolicydetailstoensureyouhavethecorrectcover.Rememberhoweverwhenyouareonholidaytokeepyourthingssaeandoutoviewrompotentialburglars.KeysDonthidekeysinplaceswhereonlookerscanseeyoudepositingorcollectingthem.Dontleavetheminaconvenientandthereorepredictablehidingplace.WindowsanddoorsBeoreleavingonyourtravelstakeextracareincheckingthatalldoorsandwindowsarelockedsecurelyandithereisaburglaralarmthatitisset.GaragesandshedsIyouhavevaluableitemsintheshedsuchasbikesortoolsthenitmightbeagoodideatostoretheminthehouseovertheholidayperiod.WatersupplyTurningoyourwaterwillhelppreventdamageintheunlikelyeventoapipeburstingorcomingothetape.g.washingmachinepipes.Itmaysurpriseyoutoknowthatwatercancauseaconsiderableamountodamageespeciallyiletunattended.PetsLockyourpetdooriyouarenotleavingyourpetathome.Iyouareleavingyourpetathomedesensitiseyouralarmtoallowtheanimaltomovearoundyourhome.72 ReseneSplashsomecolouraroundyourhomeandyourcommunity.Winaprizeoryouandaprizeoryouravouritecharity.Beintowinoneotwoprizesoa100Resenevoucheroryouplustheluckywinnerscannominatetheiravouritecharityorcommunitygroupwhowillalsoreceivea100Resenevoucher.TobeintowinsimplywriteResenethenameoyourselectedcharityandyourcontactdetailsonthebackoanenvelope.LinensMoreCatherineBoutiquetowels100combedmicrocotton.Ultraabsorbentandincrediblysottotouch.Fivestarluxuryorthehome.BeintowinoneotwoCatherineBoutiquetowelsetsincolourBalticBlue.Eachtowelsetincludestwoextralargebathtowelsoneguesttowelandtwoacewashersvaluedat139.95.TobeintowinsimplywriteLinensMoreonthebackoanenvelopewithyourcontactdetails.ADeeperShadeoGreenWinacopyoNewZealandsfrstcomprehensivebookonsustainablebuildingADeeperShadeofGreenSustainableUrbanDevelopmentBuildingandArchitectureinNewZealandeditedbyJohannBernhardt.Valuedat69.95.Seepage108ormoreinormationonthebook.Tobeintowinoneofvecopiesothisbook.WriteADeeperShadeofGreenonthebackoanenvelopewithyourcontactdetails.ConditionsCompetitionisopentoNZresidentsonly.AllemployeesandtheirimmediateamiliesoResenePaintsLimitedJonesPublishingandtheiradvertisingagenciesareineligibletoenter.Prizemaynotbeexchangedorredeemedorcash.Competitioncloses5pm30January2009.Wehave30antasticprizestogiveawayallyouhavetodoiswriteyourcontactdetailswiththenameotheitemyoudliketowinonthebackoanenvelope.Remembertoincludeyournameemailaddressaddressandadaytimephonenumber.EntriesshouldbepostedtoWinwithHabitatcompetitionJonesPublishingPOBox91344Auckland1142HirepoolWhetheryourprojectaroundthehouseisbigorsmallHirepoolhasasolutiontomakethejobeasier.TalktoyourlocalHirepoolbranchthereare56nationwide.Hirepoolhiretheexperience.www.hirepool.co.nz.Wehavetwenty50Hirepoolhirevoucherstogiveaway.AnswertheollowingquestiontobeintowinWhatdiscountdoReseneColorShopCardholdersreceiveromHirepoolWritetheanswerandyourcontactdetailsonthebackoanenvelope.AnnaDbyFormaSimplestylishandsurprisinglycomortabletheAnnaDisFormasmostversatileandunctionaloccasionalchair.Theperectsizeorapartmentliving.Alsopopularorbedroomslivingroomsandofces.Availableintheabricleatherorvinyl.WehaveoneAnnaDchairtogiveawaythewinnercanchoosetheirownchairromexistingstockintheFormashowroom51-53TheStrandParnell.Ph3687694www.orma.co.nz.Retail460plusabric.TobeintowinsimplywriteFormachaironthebackoanenvelopewithyourcontactdetails.competition73 WhenitcomestogenderdierencesitsnotallpinkandblueasKarenWardelloundinhercasualsurveyocolourperceptions.hesaysshesaysReseneWonderlandReseneCupidReseneBluestoneReseneTandooriResenePoprockReseneSupernovaReseneFlashbackReseneCamaroneReseneRegentGreyReseneMakoReseneMalibuShewantsonecolourhewantsanother.Weveallheardthemdiscussingitinshopsandonthestreet.Thatonewordcolour.Everybodyreactstoitthatitshouldconjureupsomanyimagesandstirupouremotionsremainsoneoliesmysteries.Mostousareawareothepowerocolourandthatitaectsourbuyingpatternsbehaviourandwell-beingonadeepandpsychologicallevel.ButwhyarewesoadamantthatwhatwethinkaboutacertaincolouranditsconnotationsistruthulAndwhydomenandwomenhaveverydierentopinionswhenitcomestochoosingcoloursTotestthetheory30Resenecolourswereselectedandparticipantswereaskedtomatchthemto10correspondingmoodsHappysadoptimisticpessimisticlovehateactivepassiveanxiouscalm.Theyalsohadachoiceonominatinganyothercolourstheydesired.The30colourswereselectedwithcareusingredyellowbluegreenaquaandpurple.Warmandcoolcolourswerechosenaswellaslightordarkshadesandtints.Terracottawastheonlyearthyhuealthoughitwasnotpopularanddesignatedasahateulcolourbywomen.Menocoursedisagreedentirely.Asaresultmanydebatesensuedwithtotalstrangersandriendswhileotherstriedtohelptheirpartnerfllintheblankscorrectly.Therewassomediscussionaboutwhatcolourskybluewasandwhyonepersonchosegreenorbothloveandhappy.Around60percentoparticipantswereemalebutresultswerecertainlynotdividedanywhereneartwo-thirdsintheiravour.Forinstancethesexescouldnotagreeonthecolouroredorloveandmoremenbycomparisonchosepink.TraditionallyyellowisthecolourohappinessinWesternsociety.Moremenchosethiscolourwhereasthemajorityowomenoptedoramuchwarmershadeoyellowsomeevenchoosinggold.Adefnitepatternemergedwithwarmcoloursmoreprevalentorpositivemoods.Colourssuchasmauveandlavenderwerechosenascalmingcoloursalongwithlightblueandapplegreenallowhichhaveacomponentoblue.O-whitewasonlychosenbutatleastagreedonbybothsexesasbeingapassivecolour.Overallorangeandyellowwerehappyandoptimisticcoloursbutorangewasalsochosenasananxiouscolourbybothsexes.Morementhoughtoorangeashappyandapricotasoptimistic.Redwasdefnitelyvotedthecolouroactivitywithgreenthesecondchoiceeventhoughtheyareoppositecoloursonthecolourwheel.Mostothecolourpreerencesellintothecategoryoanalogouscoloursi.e.coloursthatsitonthesamesideothecolourwheelwiththeexceptionotheemotionanxiouswhichmovedviolentlyromonesidetotheotherbetweenblueandorange.Interestinglynobodychosethecolourolearningpaleyellowasapositivecolournordidanyothevisualartsstudentschoosepurplewhichisanartisticcolourwhilegreywasoverwhelminglyclassifedassad.SaysthesurveyauthorKarenWardellColouronlytakesonitstrueidentitywhenplacednexttoanothercolour.Itisoreverchangingephemerealandillusivesosimpleyetsocomplicated.AstowhycantmenandwomenagreeThatsjustthewayitis.KarenWardellisstudyingforherBachelorofArtsDesigninherdegreeyearatNMITinNelson.74 Wellcoverthelipstickthatwasinyourbagthatwasinyourcarthatwasinyourgaragewhenthetornadohit.WithAdvancedContentsCoveryoullbecovereddowntothesmallestitems.Weknowthatreplacingthecontentsofyourhandbagisasimportantasthecontentsofyourhouse.Keeponsmiling0800100200AMI0576DDB Lookaroundanyappliancestoreandyoullseeridgeswashingmachinesdriersallemblazonedwithstarstickers.WhatdotheymeanandareallstarscreatedequalovertimestarsinyoureyeswordsRachelMacdonaldItheresonemessagethatsimpossibletohideromrightnowitstherallyingcrytowardsenergyefciencyandsustainability.Inactitshardtogetthroughthedaywithoutbeingremindedoitthroughsomeormomediaormarketing.Forthosewhohavestilltoremovethestar-ratingstickerotheirnewapplianceitsthereeverytimealoadowhitesgoesonortheyreachorthebutter.WhatdothosestarsmeanthoughandwhoputthemthereTheNewZealandapplianceratingprogrammeisthebrainchildothee3ajointventurebetweenNewZealandsEnergyEfciencyandConservationAuthorityEECAandtheAustralianDepartmentotheEnvironmentWaterHeritageandtheArtswhichwassetupspecifcallytopromoteasustainableuturebyencouragingustochangethewaywethinkaboutanduseenergy.LegislativelyEECAisunderpinnedbytheEnergyEfciencyandConservationAct2000whichestablishedtheauthorityasaCrownentity.InormationonthelabelratingsystemcanbeoundatthejointNZ-Australianwebsitewww.energyrating.gov.au.AtthecentreotheEECAsmandateistheNewZealandEnergyEfciencyandConservationStrategy.Thisisanactionplantopromotesustainabilityaspartoournationalidentityimprovethequalityolieoramiliesanddriveeconomictransormationinbusiness.SothekeyunctionotheEECAistoencouragepromoteandsupportenergyefciencyenergyconservationandtheuseorenewableenergysources.Oneothewaystomakethathappenisthroughenergyratinglabelsorproductsandappliances.Thefrststepwastodevelopatoolthatwouldallowpeopletoassesshowmuchenergywasbeingconsumedbytheirhouseholdappliances.Itwasalsoimportantthattheperormanceoonebrandandmodelcouldbecomparedagainstotherswithsimilarspecifcations.Hencethelabels.Thelabelsaredesignedtohelptheconsumerassesshowmuchenergyaparticularproductwilluseinayearonormalusage.Eachstarontheratingstickerstandsoranincreaseinenergysavingswithmanyhigh-scoringmodelseaturingourormorestars.Someapplianceshowevermaycarrymorethanonebandostars.Forinstanceheatpumpsairconditionershaveredandbluestarbandstheredbandshowsanassessmentotheirheatingcapabilitiesandthebluebandshowstheircoolingperormance.IntheyellowboxbelowthebandsostarsafgureshowshowmanykilowatthourskWhoelectricitytheappliancewilltypicallyuseinayearsothisisthefgurethatsuseulwhenitcomestoestimatingannualrunningcosts.Togettothatestimateyousimplyneedtomultiplythenumberintheboxbyyourelectricitytariasitslistedonyourbille.g.21cperkWh.hardtruth76 Theenergyratingstickersworkextremelywellifyoureshoppingforanewappliancebutbewareofusingthemtoassessolderappliancesasadvancesintechnologymeanthatthefridgesohighlyratedafewyearsagowouldstruggletogetanystarsatalltoday.toptipToreachalietimerunningcostmultiplythatannualtotalby10mostapplianceshaveaneectiveestimatedlietimeoabout10yearssaysEECA.Thisfgureislikeasecondpricetaglettingyouknowyourongoingoverallrunningcostsontopothepurchaseprice.Soyournewwashingmachineissittinginthelaundryproudlyboastingitsfvestarsthesamehighratingastheridgeyouboughteightyearsago.YouresignedandsealedwithyourenergyefciencyrightWrong.Advancesintechnologyandincreasinglyrigoroustestingandstringentrequirementsmeanthattheridgesohighlyratedaewyearsagowouldstruggletogetanystarsatalltodayandbeallowedtomarket.AndthatswhytheGovernmentspushingsohardtogethouseholdstoremovetheoldbeerridgeinthegarage.SowhatsaheadortheprogrammeInadditiontothealreadyamiliarlabelsEECAhaslaunchedwithLandTransportNewZealandasystemovehicleueleconomylabels.Thismeansallnewcarsandallcarsmanuacturedsince2000andimportedsince2005orsaleinNewZealandmustdisplayinormationaboutthevehiclesueleconomywherethatinormationisavailable.The2006amendmenttotheActtoincludestand-bypowerconsumptionintheratingsorsomeappliancesismakingasignifcantdierencetohowmanystarstheycancarryaswell.AndletsnotorgetEnergyStartheglobalmarkoenergyefciency.Productswiththismarkmustbetestedandshowntobeinthetop25percentorenergyconsumption.EnergyStarletsconsumersknowataglancewhicharethemostenergy-efcientproductsonthemarketinanygivenappliancecategory.AndthatstheideareallyFormoreinormationonhowtobemoreenergyefcientvisittheEnergywiseTMwebsitewww.energywise.govt.nz.ReseneSpanishWhiteReseneBathurstForannualrunningcostssimplymultiplythenumberinthestickersboxbytheelectricitytaristatedonyourbill.ReseneRedHotfreephone0800546367www.linensandmore.co.nzLINENSMOREmoreinspiredmorecolourmoredetail IconicdesignandbuildcompanyLockwoodnowhasanexcitingeco-riendlyhouseseriesaddedtoitsportolio.lockingintheecolookgoinggreenRightLargedouble-glazedwindowsonthenorthernsideofthehousewelcomeinthesunswarmingrays.AskanyNewZealanderorawordthatssynonymouswithsolidtimberhomesandchancesaretheyllsayLockwood.SoitwasanaturalprogressionortheiconicbuildingcompanytolaunchanewrangeoEcoSmarthomesearlierthisyeartoaddressincreasingconcernsaboutclimatechangeandtheimpactbuildingandconstructionhasontheenvironment.TherstprototypeintherangetheGullwingEcoSmartshowhouseisondisplayinRotorua.ItisdesignedbyarchitectDaveStrachanwhohasmorethan30yearsexperienceintheeldaportolioouniqueandcontemporaryhomesandacommitmenttosustainablearchitecture.AspredictedbyLockwoodGroupCEOBryceHeardthelaunchotheEcoSmarthomewastimelywitharound700peoplevisitingthehomeeachweekinthecoupleomonthsateritopenedTherehasbeenanincredibleresponseshowingthattherehasbeenalatentappetiteorthissortoproduct.Peoplelovethelightairyeeloitthegoodindoor-outdoorfowtothenorthandtheactthattheycanshutopartsothehousetoretainheat.Thethree-bathroomtwo-bathroomGullwinghasarooreminiscentoasoaringseabirdwiththewingsdesignedoroptimalplacementosolarpanelsorhotwaterandelectricitygeneration.Theoutdoorroomsactasnaturalclimatecontrolzonesthatenableroomstobeopenedorclosedoaccordingtotheweather.TheGullwingalsohasextrathermalmasswithconcreteandtilestocapturethesunandreleaseitswarmthatnight.ThereareourotherdesignsinthecurrentEcoSmartrangeincludingtwoversionsotheour-bedroomBreezewaydesignandthreeversionsotheLittleWingaperectbachdesignwhichincludestwobedroomsplusabunkroom.OcourseplacingthehousecorrectlyonthesitetoacenorthiskeytothedesignsoanyEcoSmarthousesoldischeckedoverbyDaveStrachanoritssuitabilitytothesite.Hehasalreadydevisedanumberoscenariosthatallowordierententrypointsanddrivewaysandbecausethedesignismodularitcanbemanipulatedtosuitdierentorientationshesays.78 Lockwoodhomesarealreadybuiltusingtimberromast-growingplantationtreeswhichabsorbmorecarbonthanslowergrowingindigenousorestssaysBryce.Harvestingplantationsorsolidwoodandreplantingprovidesthebestenvironmentaloutcome.Solidplantationtimberisasustainablerenewablebuildingmaterial.Peoplegivealotothoughttooperationalenergybutnottocapitalenergy.ToproducewoodtakesaractionotheenergyootprintcomparedtosmeltedproductslikesteelsaysBryce.NotonlydoeswoodtakelessenergytoproducebutalsoreleaseslessCO2thanotherbuildingmaterialssuchassteelandconcreteduringmanuactureaccordingtoLockwoodliterature.Woodbasedhomescansavearoundourtonsocarbondioxideequaltotheemissionsodriving22000kmsaysthecompany.Lockwoodbeganin1951whenJoLaGrouwSnrcreatedtheinnovativeLockwoodBuildingSysteminwhichthebuildingwallsarelockedtogethernotnailed.Anengineeredaluminiumprofledesignslotsintothemachinedcornersosolidlaminatedpinelockingthewoodintoposition.TherehasbeenalatentappetiteorthissortoproductAboveandbelowTheoutdoorroomsitsbesidethekitchenandrespondstohowweliketolivetodayandcanbeclosedoffoncoolerdays.RightTheopen-planlivingareastretchesalongthesunnynorthernfaceofthehousewhileserviceroomsareonthecoolersouthernside.Inacountrywherejust5-7othebuildingsaredesignedbyarchitectsitsachanceorustoreachawidersegmentothepopulationandshowwhatgooddesigncando.TheEcoSmarthomesdocostmoretobuybutyouarepayinguprontortheenergysavingsgainedinyearstocomesaysBryce.79 FeaturesoftheLockwoodEcoSmarthomeAhighperormancethermalenvelopelivingareawithnaturalcrossventilation.Thehouseacesnorthtocaptureandstorethesunsheatduringthedaywhichisthenreleasedintothehouseatnight.Thesouthsideothehouseisdesignedtokeepcoldairouthencetheenvelopeeect.Roooverhangsandslattedscreenspreventsummeroverheatingbutallowlowaltitudewintersuntopenetratedeepintothebuilding.Thewallsunder-foorandrooareallheavilyinsulatedandallwindowanddoorjoineryisdoubleglazed.RenewableNewZealandradiatapineisusedorallwallsfoorandrooramingandceilings.TheweatherboardsareanewpatentedLockwoodquarter-sawnlaminatedradiatapineproductwhichgivesstabilitydurabilityandalowenvironmentalootprint.TimberjoineryisTasmanianoakromsustainableplantationorestswithaminimalouterskinoanodisedaluminiumordurabilityandstability.Anorth-acing30-degreeslopingsolartowerprovidesoptimumpositioningorsolarwaterheating.AwetbackNaturesFlamespaceheaterusesrecycleduelpellets.Similarlythenorth-acingbeakallowsorsolarphotovoltaiccellsorelectricitygeneration.ReseneAspiringReseneMiddleEarthReseneCoolColoursaredesignedtorefectmuchmoreothesunsenergythanastandardcolourreducingheatbuildupinthecoatingandsubstrateandminimisingheattranserenceinsidereducingtheneedorairconditioning.toptipReseneCrescendoTheEcoSmartshowhomeisnishedwithwaterborneEnvironmentalChoiceapprovedResenepaintincludingtheheatrefectiveReseneCoolColourstechnologyortheexterior.Low-energyappliancesandlightingareusedthroughoutthehomewhilewatercollectionisviawatertanks.ThisrsthomeisaprototypeandwearecommittedtodevelopingandreningtheEcoSmartseries.AnumberotheeaturesromtheEcoSmartseriescanbeincorporatedintotraditionalLockwoodClassichomesandaswithanyoourdesignsplanscanbemodiedtosuitindividualneeds.CompaniesinvolvedinsupplyingproductsortheEcoSmartseriesincludeReseneReidTechnologiessolarsystemsAlpwoodjoineryNaturesFlamewoodpelletresViridianEnergydoubleglazingInteracerecyclablecarpettilesPSPsPlexiglassheetsParburyBuildingProductsquartzsuracesTheCableGuyHillsHomeHubandPBSDistributorsXpressCladcavitysystem.AboveThehousesdistinctiveroofinegivesititsgullwingtag.80 ThesunisONITSWAY...Freephone0800836587www.venluree.co.nz...areyoureadyWoodenblindsVenetianblindsSunscreenblindsRollerblindsVerticalblindsOutdoorawningsFlyscreensSecuritysolutionsShuttersScreens InradiantResenecoloursbigboldbullseyespulseoutromthecanvaslikesoundwaves.Thelongeryoulookthemeticulouslypaintedconcentriccirclesturnandvibratewithacompellingenergy.MichaelSmithersstartlinglatestartworksTheColourof12SoundswhichexhibitedatArtisGalleryinParnellAucklandthisyearmayseemaradicaldepartureromwhatmostousknowotheartist.OneoourleadingrealistpaintersSmitherisperhapsbestknownorhisquirkyrepresentationalapproachtocoastalandmountainlandscapespeopleanddomesticobjects.Butduringhislongandprolifccareerhehasconstantlyreturnedtothethemeorelationshipsbetweencolourandsound.ThatsnotsomethingunusualorartistssaysSmither.Thoughouthistorytherehavebeenartistsandmusicianswhohavemadethesekindoconnections.Buttheyvedoneitromanemotionalresponse.Imnotdoingthat.Imsayingthereslogictoboththecolourspectrumandtheoctaveandtheyrerelated.Thereorethewholethingcanbecomeveryspecifc.ItseemedobviousorSmithertopursueawaytonotatecolourandhuethatcouldbespecifcallyinterpretedinamusicalcomposition.Inthesepaintingshefnallyseemstohavecrackedthecode.HisjourneybeganbackatElamSchooloArtinthe1960s.SmitherdesignedthesetorStravinskysballetRiteoSpringwithabstractWell-knownartistMichaelSmitherhasliterallycapturedthecolourosoundinarecentexhibition.colourandsounduniteWhatIhavedoneismaketheconnectionbetweencolourandmusicveryspecifc.Eachcolourrepresentsaspecifcnote.RightArtistMichaelSmitherhasalwaysbeenfascinatedbytherelationshipbetweenmusicandart.ReseneUrbanecolourfulpeople82 MichaelSmitherusedReseneBroomReseneGovernorBayReseneGrenadierReseneJapaneseLaurelReseneKingfsherDaisyReseneLochmaraReseneObservatoryResenePizazzResenePompadourReseneRioGrandeReseneYellowSeaReseneBrightRedshapesandcoloursthatrelatedtothemusicsdynamicsandrhythms.Duringtheyearsseveralmoreattemptsweremadetomatchcompositionswithshapesandcolour.Hismostsuccessulexperimentthoughwaswithchildren.AspartoatourtopromotehisexhibitionTheWonderYearstheopportunityarosetoconductthreeworkshops.Theseinvolvedtheinteractionoourmusiciansandsomechildrenagedbetweenourand11.Thechildrenweregivensmallsquaresocolouredpaperandaskedtomakeapatterngluingthemontosheetsocard.Smitherthenmarkedthesquareocolouroneachcardwiththeequivalentmusicalnote.Themusicianscannedandplayedthesepatternsonotesastheysawthemandthenasdirectedbythechildren.Havingtriedoutthepatternsonthemusiciansmanychildrenchosetoaddtooraltertheirpatterntohearthedierence.TheresultantsoundsandrandomcombinationsopatternsaslinesochildrenfledonebyoneuptoeachmusicianwasspellbindingsaysSmither.TheColoursof12SoundspushedSmithersinvestigationsurtherbydescribingthecolouroanoteintheoctaveandshowingeachcoloursharmonicsinaseriesoconcentriccircles.Smitherssonalsoconcealedsmalldevicesthatyoucouldpushatthebottomcornerothepaintings.TheseemittedashortpieceomusiccomposedbySmitherwhichhadstructurallythesamesetomusicalnotesoreachpainting.Themorevibrantthecolourthemoreenergeticthesounds.Smithersayshisideawasverysimple.Itsquasi-mathematical.Youtaketheoctaveasaphenomenonthatsmadebytakingastringanddividingitinhal.Fromoneendotheoctavetoanotheryougetadoublingotherequency.Westernmusicisdividedinto12notes.AboveThreeworksromMichaelsrecentexhibitionTheColourof12Sounds.Soyoutakethespectrumocolourwhichsharesadoublingorequencyromoneendtotheother.Youtakethatandlayitontopotheoctaveosound.Mostpeopleusetheirintuitiontounderstandhowcoloursrelate.ButasIwasmakingcolourthatmusicianswantedtoplayithadtobeverylogicalandspecifc.SmithertookthenoteAthelowestrequencyandthecolourredwhichisthebaseothelowestrequencyothecolourspectrum.Therestisquitelogical.Reactiontotheartworkshasbeenverypleasing.Sixwereevenexcitedenoughtobuytheworkshejokes.AbbySisamromArtissaysmanychildrenenjoyedtheshow.Ithadavisuallanguage.Eveniyoucantunderstandthecomplexitiesothemusicyoustillrespondatavisceralratherthanacerebrallevel.AllthecoloursusedinthepaintingsareResenewaterbornedecorativepaintspaintsSmitherhasusedallhislie.TheactthattheyarebasedonBritishStandardcoloursmeansthatitheworkseverneedtoberestoredthenyoucanfndexactlytherightcolours.UsingResenepaintoeredanewconnectionwhichinadvertentlyinspiredSmithersnextexhibition.IntalkingtoReseneschemistIthinkhewasquitepuzzledbymyidea.Buthedidalertmetoanideaaboutanactualhueocolour.ThatgotmethinkingthistimeIonlygotithalright.SonexttimeIamnotgoingtohavecolouredbackgrounds.Theywillbeblackorwhite.Itwillbethewidthothelinesthatrepresentthepositionotheoctave.Iveaddedwhitewhichmakesthelinediminish.IrealisewhatIwasdoingwastryingtoknockopinionwithasledgehammer.AllIneededtodowaskeepthewidthothecoloursrelatedtothevibrationlengthandnoteandthatwouldbesufcienttoexpresstheidea.83 Whenitbecomestoughertosellyourhousehavingagoodrealestateagentonboardisanecessity....arealestateagentchoosingandusingAcoupleoyearsagoyoucouldsellahousewithoutmuchtroubleandwithinacoupleoweeks.Thatswhenthemarketwasbooming.Nowthatmarkethasgonefatandbuyerscansuddenlytaketheirtimetomakedecisions.Inthistypeoclimatesellershavetobearmorecompetitivetomaketheirhomestandoutromthecrowd.ThesolutionGetagreatrealestatepersononewhoacceptsthattherealestatemarkethaschangedandhasadjustedtheirbusinessandmarketingstrategytodealwithit.AccordingtoIanKeightleyoSalescoachtrainingthismarketrequiresapositiveattitudeandawholenewskillsetthatmanyagentshaventlearned.Hesaysaround60othosecurrentlysellingrealestatehaveneverexperiencedamarketlikethisbeore.Headvisessellerstobemeticulousintheirapproachwhenemployinganagent.Beverycareul.Theyvegottounderstandtheprinciplesomarketingtheyhavetoknowtheproductyourhomeidentiythetargetsandunderstandthebestwaytoreachthem.Youhavetopackageandpricetheproductcorrectlyandmarketitwell.Thisisnotamarketorshortcuts.WheredoyoustartScanthroughthelocalpropertymediaandseewhichagentsarebusyinyourarea.Takeanoteonamesonlocalorsalesigns.Becareulhoweveraboutselectingsomebodyonthestrengthotheirvisibility.JustbecauseasalespersonhasboughtadvertisingspaceortheirvendorsorputupsignsoutsidehomesdoesntactuallymeantheywereabletosellthosehomessaysMeganJaeoMeganJaeRayWhiteRealEstateinAucklandstop-endsuburboRemuera.Meganbelievesthatwordomouthisbest.Lookoraproventrackrecordopeoplewhohaverecentlybeenthroughtheexperienceosellingandaskortestimonials.Theymustbeabletodemonstrateresults.84 wordsVickiHolderpictureiStockBarootThompsonstrainingmanagerTeresaReynoldssaysagoodwaytochooseasalespersoniyoudontalreadyhaveapreerredagentistodoashortlistothreethengototheopenhomestheyarerunning.Thisgivesyoutheadvantageoseeingthematworkandcomparingthemtootheragentsinthearea.Italsoallowsyoutoseehowthebuyersthatcomethroughyourpropertywillbetreatedwhentheagentissellingyourhome.Shecautionsagainstselectinganagentbasedontheirpriceopinionoyourhome.Ultimatelyitsthebuyerwhodecideswhattheyarepreparedtopayoryourhomenottheagent.Dontgetcarriedawaywithagentswhopromisediscountsandcommissioncuts.Yourmostvaluabletoolinthesaleoyourhomeisanexpertnegotiatorandmarketer.Eventhoughyouemployoneagenttosellyourhomebeawarethatyouareotenreliantontheothersalespeopleintheircompanytopromoteyourproperty.Chooseanagentwhohasthebackingoanestablishedcompany.Salespeopleshouldbeabletoprovideyouwithmaterialthateducatesyouonthemarketprovidingstatisticsaboutcomparablepropertiesinyourareathesalesprocessandhowtherealestatecompanyoperates.Agoodagentwilltellyouhowtopresentyourhomesoitsnotjustlookingitsbestbutitsmellsandeelsgood.MeganJaesaysitsacompetitivemarketsoyouhavetoputyourbestootorward.Presentationmakesabigdierence.Createahomelinesspeoplecanrelateto.HarcourtschieexecutiveBryanThomsonsaystheappraisalprocessisachanceoryoutoseehowwellthesalespeoplecommunicateandtogaugetheirattitudeandskillinresponsetoyourqueries.Youmusttrustyoursalespersontoachieveagreatresulthesays.Iyoudonthavethatconfdencemoveon.Hebelievestodaysagentsshouldbeverycomortablewithtechnologyandrecognisethatrelativelynewmarketingavenuessuchastheinternetarecriticalbecauseothewidereachtheygive.Onceyouhaveselectedanagenttorepresentyourhometheyshoulddeviseawrittenmarketingplanallocatingpromotionalbudgetsyoueelcomortablewith.TheplanshouldbereviewedweeklysaysBryanandiitsnotworkinganalysewhatwentwrongthenchangeit.Throughoutthesalesprocessexpecthonesteedback.Ithepriceistoohighyoushouldbeabletodiscussthattoo.Youshouldhavearelationshipwhereyoucanexpecteedbackgoodorbad.RosieHarveyoHarveysTauposayswiththeirhigh-proflecampaignsauctionsandtendersremoveanybarrieraroundthepriceandattractmorepotentialbuyerstotheproperty.Oncebuyerscomeoutothewoodworkthentheagentcangarnereedbackromthemonwhattheybelievethepropertyisworth.Thesetsalesdateoauctionsandtendersalsogivesbuyersatimerameinwhichtomakedecisions.MeganJaesaysitsimportantyouchooseanagentwhocontinuestobuildtheirdatabase.Inthismarkettheagentswhoaresellingareextremelywell-organised.Theyreperectingtheirprocessessystemsdocumentationandimprovingtheirvendorcommunications.Shouldthingsgowrongbetweenyouandyoursalespersongototheagencylicenseewhowillthenollowupwiththesalesperson.Mostproblemsrelatetoalackocommunicationorthesalespersonhasntdonetheirjobproperly.AttheendoeachmeetingwithavendorIalwaysaskisthereanythingIcouldhavedonetoserveyoubetterYouhavetopackageandpricetheproductcorrectlyandmarketitwell.Thisisnotamarketorshortcuts.keyquestionsBepreparedwithalistoquestionstoasksalespeoplewhoarecompetingtosellyourhome.WhatdoyoupersonallyoerthatwillhelpmegetthebestpriceormyhomeWhatisyourpointodierenceWhatisyourcompanysmarketshareinthisareaWhodoyouthinkwillbuymypropertyHowdoyouproposetoachieveapremiumpriceormypropertyWhattoolsdoyouhavetoensureeverypotentialviewerlooksatmypropertyCanyourcompanygivemypropertytheexposureitdeservesontheinternetHowmanywebsitescanapotentialbuyerviewmypropertyonWhichsystemswillyouusetomarketandsellmypropertyResenePoprockReseneEarlybird85 AskSueandBevandeBerrytodescribethemselvesandtheyllprobablysayconservative.WhichiswhythenewkitchendiningspaceotheirWellingtonvillacomesassuchasurprise.ItsunseeingvisitorsjawsdropwhentheyseetherenovationorthefrsttimelaughsSue.Theyrestruckbythiscolourulandinnovativespacethatsquiteoutotheboxorpeoplelikeusbecausewednormallygooraplainwhitekitchen.WhichisexactlywhatSueandherdentisthusbandhadinmindwhentheyfrststartedcastingaboutorideas.Weveownedthehouseor34yearsandalthoughwedidthingslikerepilingreplumbingandlandscapingthegardenoralongtimewemadedowithapokeykitchenthathadverylittlelightandhorriblechipboardcupboards.LocatedalongthesouthernsideotheirKelburnhomethekitchenwasalsodraughtyhadnooutlookandwasseparatedromthediningandlivingspacesbyaclumsyarrangementointernalwalls.YetitwasntuntilthecouplestwochildrenhadlethomeonenowlivesinEnglandtheotherinCanadathatSuefnallydecideditwastimeorachange.EnterWellingtonarchitectJohnMillswhosayshepushedthecouplescreativeboundariesurtherthantheyeverthoughtpossible.Theyweretheperectclientsinthattheygaveusalotocreativelicenceandwerewillingtotakeonsuchastrongboldlook.Itscontemporarybutstillmaintainstheclassicambienceoa1914villasaysJohn.The60m2ootprintothedownstairsareahasntbeenincreasedbutreconfguringthespacehascreatedalight-flledopen-planareawhichlooksoutontothegarden.Thecentralocusisthe5m-longkitchenislandwhichisaavouritespotorgueststoperchwhileSuewhipsuponeoherlegendarymeals.DesignedbyartistJohnCalvertthebenchtopismadeNowhitekitchenorthesehomeowners.Itscolouralltheway.breakingthecolourmouldReseneQuarterParchmentItsunseeingvisitorsjawsdropwhentheyseetherenovationorthefrsttime.ReseneAnemoneGreenkitchenwordsSharonStephensonpicturesNicolaEdmondsReseneSanguineBrown86 fromTasmanianAshandinsertedwithaluminiumstrips.ThistiesitinwiththestainlesssteelbenchoppositewhichisusedforfoodpreparationsaysSue.Thezinc-frontedislandissimilarlyindustrialandwasinitiallymeanttobeplain.Butthecabinetmakerdecideditlookedtoostarksosethisguystoitwithanorbitalsanderwhichgivesthewholethingsometexture.ThecouplewassohappywiththeirJohnCalvertbenchtoptheyrecentlyboughtoneofhiscoffeetablesfortheopen-planlivingspace.Atthefarendofthekitchentheoldlaundrywasdemolishedtomakewayforasun-roompaintedinReseneSmaltBluefromtheKarenWalkerrangewhichisnowafavouredbreakfastspot.Thelaundryandpantryarenowtuckeddiscreetlyawaybehinddoorsinthekitchen.Johnhasalsoborrowedspacefromanadjoiningcoatcupboardtocreateanalcovetostorekeysmailandthetelephone.UppershelveswereoriginallyintendedtoholdSueslargecookbookcollectionbutendedupbeingtoohighsovariouscollectiblesandobjectdartnowliveherewhilethecookbookswererelegatedtothekitchen.AcrossfromtheislandistheItaliandiningtableandcustom-madebarwhichiswellstockedforcocktailparties.ItsoverlookedbyalargepaintingbyWellingtonartistDebraBrittenwhichservesastheperfectfoiltoafeaturewallpaintedinReseneSanguineBrownfromtheKarenWalkerrange.AnotherbelovedartworkontheadjoiningwalllooksasthoughitwasspeciallyboughttomatchthegreenReseneAnemoneGreenalsofromtheKarenWalkerRange.Itwashoweveracquiredyearsagoandinoneofthoseserendipitoustwistsofinteriorfatejusthappenedtomatch.BelowSomeobjectsaredisplayedsomehiddenaway.AboveThecentralocusisthe5m-longislandbenchwithatopdesignedbyartistJohnCalvertmaderomTasmanianAshandinsertedwithaluminiumstrips.BelowrightRedlinoonthefoorsaddsyetanothercolourelement.OppositeFeaturewallsinReseneSanguineBrownandReseneAnemoneGreenbothromtheKarenWalkerrangeareanintegralpartothenewkitchenarea.DidyouknowAvoidfyspotsonceilingswithReseneFlyDeterrent.Designedtodiscouragefiesromlandingonthepaintedsuraceitreducestheappearanceounwantedfyspots.87 BenchtopTasmanianAshwithaluminiuminsertsbyJohnCalvertDishwasherAskoTapwareGroheReseneSanguineBrownReseneSmaltBlueDiningroomtableMatisseArchitectJohnMillsInteriorDesignerBakerGrahamRangehoodRobinhoodFridgefreezerMaytagGetthelookwithReseneSpaceCoteLowSheentintedtoReseneTana.OvenFisherPaykelovenCooktopWestinghouseReseneCaffeineReseneTanaReseneAnemoneGreenReseneQuarterParchmentTheremainingwallsandceilingarepaintedReseneQuarterParchmentwhilethepantrydoorisReseneTana.AccordingtoSueitsthesurprisinglyharmonioussplashesofcolourthataretherealstarsofthisrenovation.FeaturewallcoloursasidetherestheredlinointhekitchenwhichaddsalotofwarmthsaysJohnMillsbabybluesplash-backtilesandstrategicallyplacedmushroomandchocolatecupboarddoors.WellingtonInteriordesignersBakerGrahamuppedthecolourantefurtheraddingraspberry-huedchairsabeigecouchandgreenwindowseatandcushions.ItshouldnthaveworkedsaysSue.Butitdoesandsomehowthearchitectandtheinteriordesignershavemanagedtopullitalltogether.IthastotallyexceededourwishesandwecouldnthavehadabetterresultBelowAnoldlaundrywasdemolishedtomakewayforasun-roompaintedinReseneSmaltBluefromtheKarenWalkerrangewhichisnowafavouredbreakfastspot.88 HealthyTapwarewww.foreno.co.nzHealthyandStylishPh0508FORENOor6494346109 Heresaconundrumhowdoyousqueezeaullbathshowertoiletandbasinplusstorageintoalongskinnyspacejust1200mmdeepwithoutthebathroomseemingpokeyForDaveStrachanoSGAStrachanGroupArchitectsthesolutionwasobvious.Youusearemovablewall.Iyoutriedtoputasingledoorbetweenthisensuitebathroomandthebedroomyouwouldhavetrippedoveryoursel.ButbyaddingabigJapanese-styleshojiscreenyoucanslidethedoorrightbackoutothewaysoyoucangetintothebathbywalkingstraightthroughdirectlyromthebedroom.Daveexplainsthatthewholehousewithitstinyworkingmanscottageootprintoabout120m2ona300m2sectionwasabitoalogisticalchallenge.ThecottagehadpreviouslybeenburntoutandtheownersMervandNancyJohnstonriendsoDavewantedtoincludethreebedroomsgoodlivingspacesandtwobathroomswhenrenovating.Theyalsoneededdecentwardrobespaceswhichwouldtakeupadditionalspaceineachothebedrooms.Theamilybathroomwasrelativelyeasyasitwasplacedbetweentwoothebedroomswithaccessromthehall.Buttheensuiterequiredadedicatedspacebesidethemasterbedroom.Herethesizeandshapeotheareadrovethedesignethic.Everythinghadtobecareullyselectedtoftintothetightspatialparameters.WithasmallootprintyouhavetolookathowyouusethespacemoreefcientlysaysDave.Althoughthetoiletsitstuckedinbehindthesolidwallatoneendtheslidingscreenscanalsobepositionedtogivegreaterprivacy.Cleveruseospacemeansthisensuitelooksstylishnotsqueezed.spacesaverIyoutriedtoputasingledoorbetweenthisensuitebathroomandthebedroomyouwouldhavetrippedoveryoursel.ReseneWombatbathroomwordsVickiHolderpicturesFrancesOliver91 AsorthematerialspaletteDavekeptitsimplegivingthespaceacleancontemporaryaestheticwithaJapaneseedge.Inkeepingwiththeoriginalturn-o-the-centuryhousepolishedKaurifoorsarecontinuedintotheensuite.Theyprovideaseamlesslookmergingthebathroomandbedroomasone.Whenthedoorisopenthebathseemstositluxuriouslyinacornerotheroom.TocomplementtheKauriEuropeanbeechwasusedintheshojiramesandinthestoragepodrecessedbehindthewall-hungbasin.Notonlyisitamaterialthatscompatiblestylisticallywiththeoriginalbutitsquitestablewhichwasimportanttogivestrengthtothegriddedslidingdoor.AstheresnotmuchdepthtotheroomamirrorslidesbothletandrightacrossshelvesabovethebasinrevealingtheEuropeanBeechbehind.ThesquarelinesotheKaldewaibathandtheglassshowerareramedinlargeormatwhitetilesandalltheotherttingstheVitrabasinandtoiletpanarewhite.TherestotheroomispaintedsotwhiteinReseneWhiteLinenwhichmatchestherestothebedroom.ApairoSkopeheatedtowelrailsagainstawhitetiledwallcreateaninterestingsculpturaleect.HomeownerMervsaysSomepeoplemightthinkitsabitstrangehavingthebathinthebedroombutorusitworkedoutreallywell.ItwasNancysideatohavethebathintherstplaceanditprovedtobeantastic.Anywayiyoudontlikethebathonshowyoucanscreenitowhenitisntinuse.Nobodywouldknowitwasthere.Andagoodductinganmeanssteamisneveranissue.Iyoudontlikethebathonshowyoucanscreenitowhenitisntinuse.ReseneTripleWhitePointerGetthelookwithReseneSpaceCoteLowSheenKitchenBathroomtintedtoReseneWhiteLinen.ReseneSoulBathKaldewaiBasinandtoiletpanVitraReseneSisalHeatedtowelrailsSkopeReseneTontoArchitectDaveStrachanShojiscreensandstoragepodEuropeanBeechReseneNapaReseneBuffaloDidyouknowReseneSpaceCoteLowSheenKitchenBathroomcombinesanti-bacterialsilverprotectionandMoulDefendermouldinhibitorperfectforminimisingunwantednastiesinkitchensbathroomsandlaundries.92 www.methven.comSYN.HEAPLAVISHDRENCHBARRAGEsHowEr.VERB.ToGiVeIngREaTaBUnDAnCeTahibyMethven.TheworldsfirstluxuryshowersystemthatusesMethvensaward-winningSatinjettechnology.Satinjetdeliversastunning3000dropletsofwaterpersecondtobringyouanunmatchedluxuryshowerexperienceinyourownhome-whileusingupto50lesswaterandpowerTahialsofeaturesaningeniousfootrestthatmakesitsimpletoshaveyourlegsintheshower.Allinallitsthefutureofshoweringanditsavailablenowinleadingplumbingstores.HENDO018TaHI wordsVickiHolderpicturesMarkHeaslip94 Ingenerationsgonebywetreatedourlaundriesseriouslymakingthemalargeandpracticalseparateroom.Thenwewentthroughaphaseothinkingtheycouldbecrammedintoacupboardbutasanyonewhocanrunawashingmachinewilltellyouthatjustdoesntwellwashoramilies.Itmayhoweversuitaproessionalsingleinanapartment.Thankullylaundrieshaveregainedtheirstatusandmanyarebeingdesignedbyproessionalsandsometimesinconjunctionwithanewkitchenorbathroom.Inplanningalaundrydesignersstartwithalistoquestionswhichhelpsormthebrie.Youshoulddothesame.FirstthinkaboutthetasksthatyouwanttouseyourlaundryorthenconsidertheamountospaceyouhavetoplaywithsaysRobynLabboKitchensbyDesigninAuckland.Youshouldalsoallocateabudgetsoyourwish-listdoesntgetoutohand.IsitsimplyaspacetohidethewashingmachineanddrierOrareyougoingtouseitasanironingandoldingstationorhobbiesassomewheretoarrangefowersinvasesaswellasaplacetoairanddripdryclothingConsideryouramilysneedssaysCeliaVisseroCeliaVisserDesign.HowmanychildrendoyouhaveandhowmuchwashingdotheycreateTheorgottenroomnolongerlaundriescanbenotonlyserviceablebutbeautiulspaces.AboveandleftHavingagood-sizedlaundrywhichwascomortabletospendtimeinwaspartotheownersbrieduringtheirrecentrenovation.Hencetheresatelevisionaskylightapull-outironingboardandheatedfoors.Acleverdeviceistherowobasketsoneoreachmemberotheamilyinwhichwashedandoldedclothesareplacedreadytotaketoeachbedroom.TheroomandcabinetrywerepaintedinReseneCararrawithReseneAlabastertrimstourtherenhanceitslightandairyeeling.ReseneAlabasterReseneCararra95 PeopleonruralpropertiesotentreatthelaundryasamudroomsaysCelia.Thelargerspaceistheroomtheycomeintofrstromthegarden.Sotheremustbespaceorstoringcoatshatsandboots.Theymaywanttheirkeysplacedonthewall.Otenthedogsleepsandeatstheresotheremustberoomorthebasketandbowls.Iyoureplanninganewhomepositionthelaundrynearthewashinglineoutsideinahiddenutilityarea.Youmayalsohavetoincludestorageorthingslikeyourcentralvacuumsystemwithitsbulkyvacuumhoseasecondridgereezerandsomewhereorclothestolandromthelaundrychuteaboveitherearebedroomsupstairs.Whatyouputintothelaundrydependsonitslocationinthehome.Iitsinthegarageyouprobablywontwantittoincludeanironingstation.ButiitsnearthekitchenitsadierentstorysaysCelia.IsthereadequatestorageelsewhereinthehouseIthelpstowriteadetailedlistoeverythingtogointhere.Therearemanygreatstorageideastochooserom.Pull-outbasketsonshelvesbulkbinsorsoappowdersorcanvasbagsorsortinglaundryhangingromhooksareallgoodideas.InasmallerspacekeepcabinetsopenastallcabinetstendtoclosethespaceinsaysRobyn.Somepeoplepreeraclutteredopenlookwhileotherslikeeverythingneatbehindcloseddoors.Doorsthatopenouttendtogetinthewaywhenyourestandingthereoldingsoslidingdoorsareagreatoptioninsmallareas.Somepeoplepreerareestandingironingboardthatcanhangupagainstthewall.Otherwisethereareboardsthatpulloutonarackromadrawerorolddownromthewall.Formanythelaundryisjustaunctionalspacewhereasothersoptoralaundrythatlooksjustasbeautiulastheirkitchen.Celiahasoundlaundriesarebecomingalotmoreelegant.Oncepeoplerequestedthecheapestmaterialspossible.NowtheyreusingCorianandgraniteastheyreworkinginthemallthetime.Theywantthemtobenicenotdingyanddark.Doyourresearchwhenchoosingappliancestofndoutexactlywhichonesbestsuityourneedsandbudget.IspaceistightbothRobynandCeliarecommendanunder-benchrontloadingwasheranddriertomaximisebenchspaceabove.Thisleavesroomorahangingrackhandyordryingsmallsandshirtsandcabinetsabove.WhichappliancesOneothemaindecisionsyoullmakewhenplanningyourlaundryiswhethertochooseatoporrontloadingwashingmachine.ToploadersarecheaperandtheycomeinbiggersizessaysSandraMcGowanatKouzinaAppliancesinAucklandbutrontloadersgiveabetterwashingqualityplusenergyefcienciesusinglesswateranddetergent.Theyrinsebetterscoopingandladlingthewatersoyoudontgetdetergentsmears.Shesayssomepeoplepreertoploadersbecausethewashcyclestendtobeshorter.Somerontloaderstakeuptotwohourstowash.Howeveriyousetthewashtemperatureto40degreesorlessitnormallytakesaround40to45minutesaboutthesameasatoploader.Theotheradvantageousingarontloaderistheappliancesitsunderthebenchgivingmoreuseablebenchspaceandlookingneater.Iyoudontliketobenddowntotakeyourclothesinandoutothewashyoucanraisetherontloaderontoasubstantialplinth.Mostdriersthesedaysarecondenserswithsensorswhichdetecttheamountomoistureinclothinganddryitaccordingly.BecausetheydontrequireductingtheycanbeplacedAboveandbelowAdjoiningasecondsmallbathroominabrickvillathislaundrynotonlyulflsthetaskoclotheswashinganddryingbutisalsoaspill-overstoragespaceorthebathroomaswellasasleepingspotortheownersstandardpoodle.Inreturnthebathroombasindoesdoubledutyasalaundrytub.ThecabinetryispaintedReseneMischkaandthewallsareReseneSeashell.TheoorboardsarepaintedinReseneBlackthenpolyurethanedorextraprotectionandarecomplementedbyablackFormicabench.ReseneSeashellReseneMischkaReseneBlack97 anywhereoninternallaundrywalls.ButthebigadvantagesaysSandraisyoudontgetcondensationbuildingupinthelaundry.Mostcomewithunitsplumbeddirectlyintothedrain.Thoughtheyarequiteexpensivetheylastlongerandcostyoulessinthelongrunthanordinaryventeddriers.Youcantwall-mountthemastheyaretooheavy.Butyoucanstacktheappliancesbyputtingashelbetweenthemwhichisgoodorthosepeoplepushedorspace.Withmanyhotwatercylindersputintoroocavitiesthesedaysmanyappliancemanuacturersalsomakedryingcabinets.Theseareagoodideaorpeoplewhodoalotooutdooractivitiesandneedspacetodryshoescoatsandothergear.Theydorequireventingandneedtobepositionedclosetoanexternalwall.Speciallydesignedheatersarealsoavailabletoputintoanycupboardorairingclothesandlinen.ThinkagainWereallguiltyolaundrystereotypesitsjustthatclutteredroomcupboardorcornerothegaragewithacoupleowhiteboxyappliances.NothingtooexcitingandonewashingmachineismuchlikethenextisntitWellno.Asideromtherecentincreasedawarenessotheeco-riendlinessorontloadingwashingmachineswhichuselesswaterandlessdetergenttherearemanyotherinnovationsbeingseeninthelaundryasElectroluxmarketingmanagerRosalieDavisonnotesromthecompanysownobservationsandproductsModernwashingmachinesanddryersareveryquietsowhybanishthemtoacornerothegarageorabackroomOurEuropeancousinshavealwaysincludedlaundryappliancesintheirkitchenssowithkitchensbecomingmoreopen-plantheresagrowingtrendtowardsincludingthelaundryinwellourlivingareasasshowninthephotographabove.AndwhynotThenyoucankeepaneyeonthekidsandoldandironinrontotheTV.Somepeopledontlikerontloadersbecauseothestoopinginvolvedbutnowyoucangetinclinedaccesswasherswheretherontotheappliancesisslopedbackwards.Oryoucanbuyapedestaltoraisetheapplianceupandwhichalsoincludesahandydrawertostoredetergentsetcandcancomewithacollapsiblelaundrybasket.Butiyourestuckontoploaderstherearenowmodelsavailablewithgreatwaterefciencycheckoutthevariouswaterandenergyratingsatyourapplianceretailer.SickoironingTheresadryerthatalsobecomesanironingaidyoupopinthedrycrumpledclothesandtheycomeoutwithmostwrinklesgone.Themachinealsohasarereshcycleorsmokyorsmellyclothes.ForyourchancetowingreatElectroluxlaundryappliancesseeopposite.WhatdoyouwanttouseitforjustwashinganddryingormoreHowmuchlaundrydoyouandthefamilycreateHowbigaspacecanyouallocateWhereinthehouseisitnexttowhichroomsWhatdoyouwanttostoreandincludeinthelaundryDoesitneedtolookgoodorjustfunctionwellPlanningprcisDidyouknowReseneSpaceCoteLowSheenKitchenBathroomcombinesanti-bacterialsilverprotectionandMoulDefendermouldinhibitorperfectforminimisingunwantednastiesinkitchensbathroomsandlaundries.98 TermsandconditionsThiscompetitionisopentoNewZealandresidentsexceptstamembersoReseneElectroluxandJonesPublishing.Winnersagreetorenovatetheirlaundriesusingtheproductstheyhavewonandtohavethelaundrieseaturedinanup-comingissueoHabitatmagazine.TheJudgesdecisionwillbefnalandnocorrespondencewillbeenteredinto.Theprizesarenottranserableandcannotbeexchangedorcash.AllsubmissionsbecomethepropertyoResene.FirstprizeThelatestwashingmachineanddryerromElectroluxvaluedatupto3949plusoneroom-lotoEnvironmentalChoiceapprovedpaintromResenevaluedat250.SecondprizeThelatestwashingmachineromElectroluxvaluedatupto1649plusoneroom-lotoEnvironmentalChoiceapprovedpaintromResenevaluedat250.ThirdprizeThelatestventeddryerromElectroluxvaluedat699plusoneroom-lotoEnvironmentalChoiceapprovedpaintromResenevaluedat250.Allyouhavetodoisgetyourcreativejuicesfowinganddescribewhatyouwoulddotomakeyourlaundrylookawholelotbetter.DoesyourlaundryneedamakeoverSimplywriteandtelluswhatswrongwithyourcurrentlaundryandhowyouwouldliketochangeit.IncludetheResenecoloursyouwouldpaintitvisityourReseneColorShoporwww.resene.co.nzswatchesindex.htmortheullcolourrangethestorageyoumightincludeanyhelpulaccessoriesyoumightusethelookyouareaterandwheretheapplianceswouldtin.Wewillchoosethethreebestschemesandollowtheprogressoyourlaundryrenovation.Theninournextissuewewilleaturephotographsoyourabulousnewlaundryinthemagazine.SendtoHabitatLaundryMakeoverPOBox91344AucklandMailCentre.ClosesOctober312008.Theschemecantakeanyormyoulike.Someideasothingstoincludeareawrittendescriptionphotographsoyourcurrentlaundrypaintchipsandproductbrochure.Dontorgettoincludeyourullcontactdetails.Choiceotoporrontloadingmachinesavailable.OneothesegreatlaundrypackagesromElectroluxandResenewin99 BeforeExposedandwindynooutdoorlivingareasbarrenandcharacterless.advertisingfeaturebefore100 LifeoutsideisthenameforStevensonsnewshowroom.HandilyplacedonthecornerofGilliesAveandEdenStinthebusyshoppingprecinctofNewmarketAucklandtheshowroomhasinspiringdisplaysofStevensonsrangeofproducts.Frommasonryblockstopavingstyledconcreteandgardenedgingitsallthere.Anexposedexpanseoflawnonthislifestylepropertycriesoutforsomedesignerattention.getalifeThislifestylepropertynearthecityisabusyhometoafamilywithchildrenandpets.WhilethereareFrenchdoorsleadingofftheoldvillaontothenorth-facinglawnaccessisnoteasy.Thericketytimberstepsleaddirectlyontothelawnsodirtiseasilytrackedinsideandthelawncaneasilybecomemuddy.Thereisalsonooverheadcover.Althoughmaturetreessurroundthehouseandgardenlittleelsehasbeenplantedandthisareaisveryexposedtothewind.Theownerswoulddesperatelylikeashelteredoutdoorlivingareawithserviceablepavingunderfoot.Theareaneedsmorestructureandaccesstoandfromthehouseneedstobeimproved.WeaskedlandscapedesignersTaniaBarkeandSamLockietocomeupwithamakeoverschemeforthegarden.Whilebothenclosedthespaceonewithtallhedgingandtheotherwithawallthelooksarequitedifferent.TurnthepageforTaniaswalledMediterraneangardenandforSamscontemporarybutclassicsolutioncompletewithswimmingpool.ReseneTopspin101 ReseneBlackWhiteillustrationBruceBryantadvertisingfeatureSoftlavendershadesandramblinggardensareevocativeoftheMediterranean.102 mobile0272878592emailtandlxtra.co.nzHollywoodJuniperKaizukaStevensonEziWallwww.stevenson.co.nz0800BLOCKSReseneNoosaReseneBreathlessolivepotPhoenixItaliawww.phoenixitalia.co.nzTaniaBarkeoThroughtheGardenGateLandscapeDesignsuggeststhisMediterranean-inspiredsolutionCreatingawalledgardenprovidesprotectionromstrongwindsandgivesamorecomortableintimatespace.PaintedinprettylavenderandinsetwithpurplebacklitglassblockstheStevensonsblockwallhasawoodendoorsetintoittoaddasenseomysterywhilemaintaininggoodowaroundtheproperty.ThelargeareaisslopedsocanbesplitintwowithStevensonEziWallandpavedinVenetopaverscolourGrigio.Thestronglinesothegardenareo-setbyinormalplantingincludingramblingpinkcarpetrosesthymegroundcoverandlowkafrlimehedges.Predominantcoloursinthegardenarepinkpurplesilverandgreens.ThelinesotheFrenchdoorsarerepeatedinthecircularcolumnssupportingonesideothepergolatyingbothsidesothegardentogether.CarpetroseMauvegeraniumStevensonVenetopaversincolourGrigiowww.stevenson.co.nz0800BLOCKSReseneWickedReseneLifesaver103 ReseneCoconutCreamadvertisingfeatureCrisplinesandhighlyusableoutdoorareaswillmakesummerlivingapleasure.illustrationBruceBryant104 phone094808141emailsamlandscapetransormations.co.nzReseneCharismaReseneTopspinReseneConcordReseneCoromandelStevensonEziWallincolourRockSaltwww.stevenson.co.nz0800BLOCKSStevensonVenetopaverincolourBiancoSamLockieromLandscapeTransormationsproposesthisalternativeschemeStrongstructuralelementshelpdrawthelivingspaceoutintothelandscapeothislargeproperty.Thefreplaceandlargecabanacoveroveraspapoolcreateareasthatcanbeusedinallseasonsthecabanacouldhavezip-downPVCsides.Largehedginggivesprotectionromprevailingwindsandasenseointimacy.LargeStevensonVenetopaverstepping-stoneshelpprovideinterestwithouttoomuchvisualclutter.Pillarconiersorcamelliatopiaryprovideatidyplantingthemethatalsohelpssotentheotherwisehardstructuressuchaspoolencingandpavedareas.LargestepsromtheFrenchdoorsgiveamoregentletransitionromthehousewhilesmallandsimplepergolasothehouseaddinterest.glassencesThePoolFencingCompanywww.poolencing.co.nz0800766533custom-designedoutdoorfreplaceTheFireplaceLtdwww.thefreplace.co.nz096236996custom-builtcabanaCovercorpLimitedwww.covercorp.co.nz095790570boxhedgingBuxussempervirens105 AnewbookonbuildingsustainabilityisthefrstcomprehensivepublicationoitstypeorNewZealand.bookboostsecobuildingTheissueoenvironmentalsustainabilityhasnowmovedromaringetoacentralpositionopublicconcern.Andwhilewemaycarryourgroceriesinreusablebagsandrecycleourglasspaperandplasticsamoreholisticapproachstartsmuchearlieronwhenwedesignandconstructourhomesandbuildings.Itisestimatedthatthebuildingsectorusesroughlyhaloalltheenergygeneratedinthiscountryaveryhighproportionomaterialsandcreateshugevolumesolandfllwastes.Thismeansthattomakeadierenceweneedtolookathowwebuildhowwecanreduceenergyuseandcostshowweutureprooourbuildingsandminimisetheircarbonootprint.EarlierthisyearthebuildingsectorreceivedaboostwiththelaunchothefrstcomprehensivebookonthissubjectADeeperShadeofGreenSustainableUrbanDevelopmentBuildingandArchitectureinNewZealandeditedbyJohannBernhardt.Greenbuildingconceptshavebeenappliedormanyyearsandenvironmentallyriendlyhousesandbuildingscanbeoundacrossthecountry.Butexistingregulationsprevailingtechnologiesandbuildingmaterialsgenerallevelsoexpertiseandconventionalinvestmentconsiderationshavenothelpedtoachievehighlevelsosustainability.ApartromaewnotableexceptionsthelevelosustainabilitywehaveachievedlocallysoarmustbeclassifedasalightshadeogreensaysJohannwhoisalsoasustainablearchitect.Hehascompiledessaysrom50expertsintheirfeldsincludingarchitectsresearchellowsuniversitylecturersGovernmentadvisorsprivateresearchersandconsultants.The232-pagebookcontainsmorethan300colourphotographsplansgraphsandillustrations.Thisbookoersanintroductionintothenewrealmosustainablethinkingconceptsandsolutionsandaimstogiveaswideanoverviewonsustainabletopicsandissuesaspossible.Italsooersaglimpseowhatwehaveachievedtodatewithaselectionosustainableprojectseaturedinaseriesocasestudies.Thebookisdirectedatamultitudeostakeholderswhosecontributionsarevitalorasuccessulshitincludingcentralandlocalgovernmentsproessionalgroupsmanuacturingandconstructionindustriesinvestorsnon-governmentorganisationsandthepublic.ReseneisoneotheproudsponsorsothebookandwholeheartedlysupportsitsocusonprovidingknowledgeonsustainablebuildingrelevanttoNewZealand.ADeeperShadeofGreenSustainableUrbanDevelopmentBuildingandArchitectureinNewZealandretailsor69.95andisavailableinallgoodbookshopsordirectlyromthepublisherBalasoglouBooksj.balasoglouxtra.co.nzorringJohnon095292211.WINoneofvecopiesoADeeperShadeoGreenworth69.95seepage73ordetails.ExistinghomesBuildinganewhouseusingecoprinciplesisonethingbutwhataboutexistinghousesDontdespairasBrendaValepointsoutinherchapterinthebooktherearemanymeasurestomakeyourhouseeco-riendlyMaintainahousewelltoavoidmajorrenovations.Thelongerthehouselaststhebetterortheenvironment.Makesurethehouseiswellinsulatedanuninsulatedhousewastesenergythroughextraheatingandtherebyputsgreenhousegasesintotheatmosphere.Installingatanktocollectrainwaterissimpleandeective.Inurbanareasitsuseislimitedtotoiletswashingmachinesandgardensbutinruralareasitcanbeusedorallhouseholdpurposes.Useawasteminimisationpolicyincorporatingcontainersorre-usableandrecyclablematerialsandacompostbin.ReseneLimelightReseneFeverpitchgoinggreen106 StyledoesntneedtostopatthebackdoorAtStevensonyoullndtheessentialstoturnyouroutdoorlivingareaintoastatementofyourindividualstyle.OurexperiencedprofessionalswillguideyouthroughashowcaseofcoloursshapesandsizesinclassicmasonryorclaypavershandcraftedwetcastAlfrescopaversorEuropeaninspiredTerrazzotiles.Ourgardenedgingretainingandfreestandingwallsystemscomplementanyofthepaversperfectly.Letusinspireyoutocreatetheoutdoorareaofyourdreams.EXCITINGNEWDISPLAYCENTRENOWOPENComeandbeinspiredatthenewStevensonLifeoutsidedisplaycentreinNewmarket.Thereyoullndtheverylatestideasinoutdoorlivingspacesincludinganextensiverangeofcontemporaryhardscapingproductsandmasonrywallsystems.2GILLIESAVENUENEWMARKETAUCKLAND.Carparkentrance35TeedStreetDesignTipMixandmatchpavingformatslayingpatternsandretainingproductsforauniqueoutdoorlook.www.stevenson.co.nz0800BLOCKS256257 Slaponthesunscreenpullonahatandtakeaseatinoneofthesestylishoutdoorchairs.aseatinthesun108 wordsDeirdreColemanAsanationobsessedwiththeoutdoorswejustloverelaxingoutsideentertainingriendsathomeandhangingoutwiththekidsinthegarden.Thatswhytheconceptotheoutdoorroomorlivingspacehasreallytakenohereandwiththisliestyletrendhascomeaprolierationooutdoorurnitureoptionstosuitanytastehomestyleandpracticalrequirement.AswellasthetraditionaltimberandwroughtironweveallgrownupwithtechnologicaladvancesandtheuseoproductsromthemarineindustrymeanoutdoorurnitureisnowavailableinanarrayodurableU.V.-resistantall-weathermaterials.AmongthemyoullfndSunbrellaacryliccanvashard-wearingwovensyntheticfbressolution-dyedacrylicyarnsast-dryingDriporeoamthatfltersratherthanabsorbswateranddurablezipsmaderominjection-mouldedresin.Resistanttomouldmildewsunscreenadingcorrosionandextremetemperaturesthesematerialsareidealorthemanuactureostylishlow-maintenanceoutdoorurniture.ButbeoreyourushoutandmakethatcostlyimpulsepurchasethereareaewthingstoconsiderHomestyleandexistingindoorfurnitureWhenyouwalkthroughyourhometoyouroutdoorlivingspacethevisualeectneedstobeasseamlessaspossible.Toachievethischooseoutdoorseatingthatcomplementsyourexistingurnitureinstyleandcolour.Goingromalivingroomulloornateantiqueurnituretoapatiournishedwithstreamlinedmodernsoascanbequitejarringsoaimorcontinuityoyourdcor.SpaceYoullalsoneedtoensuretheitemsyouchooseareinproportiontothespaceyouhaveavailable.Iyouroutdoorlivingareaconsistsoasmalldeckgoorsomethinglikethespace-savingMarineBean.Thosewithmoreroomcanoptormoresubstantialpiecesthatwontbeoverpoweredbythescaleothegarden.LifestyleSelecturniturethatwillsuityourliestylenowandintotheuture.Considerwhousesyouroutdoorlivingspaceandhow.AdiningLeftGracingoceanlinersandluxuryresortsDedonseye-catchingurnitureismaderomhand-woventhru-dyedsyntheticfbrethatsresistanttosaltwaterchlorinesuncreamsandU.V.light.PicturedistheOrbitavailableromDomoCollections.www.domo.co.nzorphone099215574or033798818.109 AboveandrightTheDanishCane-Linerangeishand-wovenromeasy-careullydyedpolyethyleneHularofbres.Strongandhard-wearingthissyntheticmaterialiscolourastwaterrepellentandrostproo.PicturedistheChesterandKingstonbothinblack.AvailableromXteriorsoBroadway.www.outdoorurniture.co.nzorph095295102.ReseneBlakeReseneShipshape110 tableandmatchingchairsisthebestoptionoralrescodiningwhilecomortablechairsorsoasworkgreatwithalowcoeetableorthosewhoenjoyrelaxingwithabookorsocialisingwithriends.Iyoullbegoingstraightromthepooltoyouroutdoorchairschooseaabricthatcanhandlechlorinatedwaterandsunscreen.Kidsandpetscanberoughonhomeurnishingssogoormaterialsanddesignsthatwillstanduptorigorouswear.EnvironmentCoastallocationsareexposedtoharshconditionsincludingsprayandsalt-ladenwindsthatwillcorrodemetalfxingsandraming.Whenitcomestochoosingmetalurnitureorabeachsettingstainlesssteelisthebestoptionollowedcloselybygalvanisedsteelwithapaintfnish.Iyouliveonabusyurbanstreetyouroutdoorurniturewillbesubjectedtoroadgrimeandrequireregularcleaningsolookorsomethingyoucaneasilyhoseorwipedown.Northandwest-acingoutdoorareasreceivealotosunlightandtheassociatedU.V.rayscanbreakdowncertainmaterials.PracticalitiesIyoullbestoringyouroutdoorurnitureinashedorgarageduringwinterrememberthatstackableoroldingpiecestakeuptheleastspace.Iyouwantorneedtoregularlyrepositionyourseatingselectlightweighturniturethatseasytolit.Alsobearinmindthatanydamagetopainted-steelramingwillexposethemetaltorustwhichmeansitsimportanttoavoidbangsandscrapes.Whateveroutdoorurnitureyousettleonthinkbeyondtheapproachingsummer.Bychoosingwell-constructedhard-wearingpiecesyoullachievethebestvalueormoneyandhaveurniturethatwilllastordecades.LeftMadeinNewZealandSolaireupholsteredoutdoorurnitureisdesignedtowithstandourharshenvironment.Iteatures100solution-dyedacrylicyarnsthatarequick-dryingbreathableandresistanttomildewwithDriPoreoamandtreatedtimberramesthathaveafve-yearwarranty.PicturedistheArcChaise.www.solaireurniture.comorph095376541.BelowKuadrochairsbySolaire.AboveTheTateChairandFootstoolbySolaire.Considerwhousesyouroutdoorlivingspaceandhow.111 AboveTheMarineBeanromNewZealandmanuacturerCoastisastylishcomortableandcasualseatingoption.FinishedinSunbrellaabricandMokumsoutdoorrangeitcomesinseveralsizesandormatswithmatchingottomansandcushionsinachoiceogreatcolours.Ph0800454545orwww.coastnewzealand.com.ToprightInspiredbyFrenchwoven-metalurnitureothelate19thcenturytheLeJardincollectionisallgalvanisedwithourpaintfnishesoranagedlook.AvailablethroughDomoCollectionswww.domo.co.nzorph099215574or033798818.AboverightTheCayoOutdoorrangeismaderomstainedVictorianAshandupholsteredinremovableSunbrellaabriccushions.AvailableromEonwww.eon.co.nzorph093684860.BelowandrightTheVirorangeooutdoorurnitureisU.V.andweatherresistantstrongwashablerecyclableandhasanaturallookandeel.ThisistheMiamiExtensionchairinBlackandtheYinYangchairandottomaninDritwood.BothromMayTimeMarketingph0800MAYTIME.LookinggoodLikeshiningyourshoesorpolishingyourinteriorwoodworkoilingyourdeckandurnitureregularlywillkeepitlookingitsnaturalbestwhileprovidingprotectionagainsttheravagesowaterungiandultravioletlight.PopularamongstthosewhopreerthelightlyoiledlooktothemoreheavilypigmentedstainfnishReseneFurnitureandDeckingOilisquickandeasytoapply.Recommendedorannualapplicationtodecksandurnituretheproductwillhelpwithwaterrepellencyandmaintaintimberingoodcondition.ReseneKwilaTimberStainisdesignedoruseonnewandweatheredtimberdecksandurnituretoenhanceandrestorethetimbercolourandprovideprotectionagainstwaterungiandultravioletlight.OrtrynewReseneTimberandFurnitureGelwhichisanon-dripeasy-to-applywaterbornegel-staindesignedoruseonavarietyonewandweatheredtimbersuracesincludingurniturebothinsideandout.ItsavailableinourcoloursromResene.ReseneAltitude112 summerMayTimeMarketingLtdPOBox74-208AucklandNewZealandP.095264274E.salesmaytime.co.nzFreephone.0800MAYTIME08006298463www.maytime.co.nzavailablefromleadingfurnitureandhomewarestoreseleganceliving wordsSandraBatleypicturesFrancesOlivergarden114 WhenitcametocreatingagardenortheirnewhomeTonyandDebWilsonwereinspiredbyarecenttriptoBali.TheiraimwastomergetheexperienceoaBalineseresortholidaywithasimpledown-to-earthstyleoarchitecture.WewantedtocreateatranquilenvironmenttoemulatesomeotheambienceoBaliusingwatertropicalplantsandothersculpturalelementsbutstillmaintainauniquekiwiavour.Theresultisaninnovativeblendostylesandagardenwhichincludessomequitestrikingeatureslikethethreewavywatereaturestheboardwalkpebbledgardensandover-sizedpots.SimonStephensonromStephensonArchitectswascommissionedtodesigntheiramilyhomeonapieceolandsituatedastonesthrowromLucusCreekinAlbanyAuckland.ItwasimportanttohavethelandscapedesignedandbuiltatthesametimeasthehousesothattherewasacohesiveuniyingresultsaysTony.TonyandDebcollaboratedonthedesignothegardenwithlandscapecontractorJohnEagletonromOutsideEdge.Hehaddesignedandbuilttwopreviousprojectswiththemandwasamiliarwiththeirworkingstyle.Thistimethecouplewantedamorehands-onapproachworkingcloselywithJohnduringthedesignprocesstocreatetheirvision.DuringoneamilyvacationinBaliTonyandDebcameacrossavillageoBalineseandItalianartisanswhowerecreatingamazingstoneinteriorandexteriorproductsdestinedortheEuropeanmarket.Thisgreatlyinuencedthefnallookandeelortheirnewhomeandgarden.TwocontainersflledwithstonetileslargepotsandotherarteactswereshippedbacktoAucklandtobeincorporatedintothegarden.Thesingle-storeylow-slunghomesitscomortablyatthecentreothe1750m2propertydividingtheareastobelandscapedintotwoclearlydefnedspaces.AblendofBalineseelementsandlocaldesigncreatesthisdramaticnewgarden.AbovePlantswerechosenfortheirarchitecturalmeritslikethisstrikingsucculent.LeftThenewcourtyardandgardennestlesintothelow-slunghouse.115 116 Asyouwouldwithaninteriorschemesticktoalimitedpaletteocoloursinthegardenorarestulresult.Considerthefowercolouroliagecolourandthecoloursoanymaterialsandaccessoriesintroducedintothegarden.Stageoneotheprojectwastolandscapetherontsectionothepropertyseenhere.Facedwithasitethatslopesawayromtheroadtwomainareasweredesignedtostepdownromthestreetentrance.Onesinglecutwasexcavatedandalonglowretainingwallbuilttodefneandseparatethelowercourtyardromtheuppergaragearea.Thedecisionwasmadetobuildonelonggabionwalltositinrontoatimberretainingwalladdingasimpleiconicelementtothedesign.Earlierconceptssawthetopareabeingterracedintoaseriesolowretainingwalls.Whatevolvedoveracoupleowineswasasculpturalightotiledstepstotakepedestriansromthestreettothehouse.Awidetimberboardwalkthenleadsyoudirectlytotherontdoor.Atnightthestepsbecomeaneye-catchingocalpointusingsimplebutdramatictubelighting.Theremainingslopingareawascareullypreparedandanexpansiveserenegreenlawnwasestablished.ThesitewasachallengebutIreallyenjoyedthecreativelicenseIwasgivenandIamveryhappywiththeresultsaysJohn.LeftThreetallterrazzowatereaturesfanktheboardwalk.FarleftSimpleyetdramaticlightingtransormsthesculpturalstepsleadingromtheroad.toptip117 GettheexteriorlookwithReseneWaterborneWoodsmanCoolColourtintedtoHackettBlack.TheReseneCoolColourfnishwillminimiseheatbuildup.AccessoriessuchasgardenseatingandlargepotswereshippedinromBali.ReseneArteactGabionwallsaremadewithrockscapturedinawiremeshrame.ReseneLemonTwistReseneLongbushSandstonetilescreateacreamybase.Subtropicalplantsincludepalmsandagaves.ReseneWoodstockReseneSabbaticalReseneKubrickThecontemporaryZen-likeeeltothegardenwasachievedusingastrictdramaticpaletteocoloursblackcreamandgreen.ThekeywasnottousetoomuchwhiteorthegardenwouldlooktoostarkanditherewastoomuchblackitwouldlookmorbidsaysTony.Wewantedtocreateacalmrestulscene.TherestraineduseocolourwaskeytorelatingthegardentothedarkexteriorHackettBlackstainotheHermanPacifcCedarhouse.Blackwasechoedinthegardenusingaewkeyaccessories.Threelargeebonystonepotssitonindividualconcreteplinthsthatjutdramaticallyoutromaseaogreengrass.Stylishblackoutdoorcouchescontrastwiththecreamsandstonetilesinthecourtyard.BlackslatscreenswraparoundahiddenediblegardenwhereDebbiegrowsavarietyoaromatickitchenherbsandvegetablesandadarktimbercapelegantlyfnishesthetopothegabionwalls.Plantswerechosenortheirboldarchitecturalormwithastrongemphasisonoliageasopposedtoowers.Thegardenisamixtureotropicalplantsplantedingroupsormaximumimpactandsimplicity.WehadnoknowledgeoplantsbutweknewexactlywhatwewantedtoachievesayTonyandDeb.Johnplantedasinglesweepogardeniaradicansasascentedgroundcover.TheywerechosenspecifcallybyDebortheirsimpleeleganceaswellastheirsweetscentthatfllstheairasyouenterthecourtyardspace.Thearchingrondsotwobutiapalmsalsomakeastrongvisualstatementinthelowergarden.Watergentlyslipsdowntheaceothreeterrazzostonewatereaturesankingonesideoalongtimberboardwalkleadingtotherontdoor.TheyprovideasensoryelementwhichwasveryimportanttothisgardenexplainsDeb.WeellinlovewiththemandwantedtousetheminaninnovativewaysomewhereinournewgardensaysTony.Asmallpavedsquarecourtyardisanextensionothehomeslivingroom.Theeasterlyaspectcapturesthemorningsunmakingitanidealspacetohavemorningcoee.WehaveuninterruptedviewsthroughthehouseouttothewaterwhichmakesthisspaceveryrelaxingtobeinsaysDeb.Thenextexcitingstageotheprojectistoaddaswimmingpoolcurrentlygoingthroughtheconsentprocess.Wehopetotranslatethesameresorteelwehaveachievedattheotherendothegarden.WearereallylookingorwardtochillingoutbythepoolthissummersaysTony.Asinglesweepogardeniaradicansgroundcoverwaschosenoritssimpleeleganceaswellasitssweetscent.118 BUYNOW....PAYNOTHINGFOR5MthsCONDITIONSAPPLYwww.window-treatments.co.nzDISCOVERYOURDESIGNOPTIONS...StylishBlindsShuttersAwningsFACTORYDIRECTMADEINN.Z.WithourcustomersexpectationsforemostWindowTreatmentsNZLtdisacompanycommittedtoprovidingunsurpassedproductandserviceatcompetitivelevels.OnbehalfoftheWindowTreatmentsteamIamsurethatyouwillenjoydoingbusinesswithWindowTreatmentsandIofferyoumypersonalguaranteeofqualityandsatisfactionataffordableprices.GraemeRoseManagingDirectorWINDOWTREATMENTSNZLTDPH0800363639anytime...LocationsNationwideFREEPRODUCTCATALOGUEAVAILABLESAVEUPTO30TheMOREforLESSdeal...onALLofourstylishblindsshuttersawnings......themoreyoubuythebiggerthediscountyoureceive...PLUSFREEmeasureFREEquoteandFREEinstallation...SHUTTERSABOLDALTERNATIVE...THENATURALBEAUTYOFCEDAR...VERSATILITYWITHVERTICALS...EXPANDYOUROUTDOORLIVING...UNIQUESTYLEWITHVENETIANS...OurnewrangeofMermetIntelligentFabricssetanewfarsuperiorstandardforsolarprotectionfabricsblockingoutbetween74and100ofdamagingUVrayswhilstmaintaininganexcellentexteriorview.AfabricofthefutureMermetMScreencanalsoreduceenergyconsumptionbyupto33.Fortheultimateinautomationandconvenienceblindscanbemotorisedandmakeuseofsunsensorswhichwillautomaticallyraiseandlowertheblindsasthelightlevelsreachapre-setlevel.SOLARPROTECTIONWITHAVIEW... Step2Cutthetimbertolengthusingamitresawandensuringyouusepersonalprotectionequipmentatalltimes.raiseitupwordsandpicturesthankstoHirepoolStep1Preparethesitebymowingthelawnweedeatingandclearinganydebris.Foralargersiteyoumaychoosetouseadingotoclearandturthearea.Measureandmarkyourtimbertothecorrectlength.Ourgardenis2.4mlx1.2mwx0.4mh.Step3Securetheboardsonthetwolongsidesoyourgardenbynailingtoyouruprightsweused50mm2H3pegs.PintheshortsideboardstogetherusingH325mm2beading.Thiswillthenenableyoutonailtogetherthreesides.Theourthandfnalshortsidewillbeattachedoncethegardenisinplace.Jointhegrow-your-ownmovementbymakingthiseasy-to-useraisedvegegardencompletewithbuilt-intomatoorbeanrack.YoullneedDingowalk-behinddiggertrailermitresawlevelelectricleadsandRCDpowerboxpersonalprotectionequipmentPPEpostholeborernailgunwheelbarrowshovelandspadelawnmowerweedeatertapemeasureenoughcomposttofllyourgardenweusedonetrailerloadH3treatedtimberorexactmeasurementspleaseseewww.hirepool.co.nzgalvanisednailsandpinsclotheslinewireortomatoorbeanrackstepbystep120 Step4Measuretheareawherethegardenistobeplaced.Borethetwo0.4mholesortheendpoststhesewillbeusedorthetomatoorbeanrack.Step5Sitthepre-nailedthreesidesinplacewiththeopenendattheinstalledposts.Nailboththeremainingshortsideandtheopenlongsidestothepostsensuringbothpostsandcompletedboxarelevel.Measureandcutthecappingtimberoncetheboxisinplaceandlevel.Usethemitresawonthecornersoraproessionalfnishandhand-nailthesetopreventsplitting.Step7Runandpinyourclotheslinewireoryourbeanortomatorackatapproximately10-15cmapart.GetplantingandhappygardeningFormorecomprehensiveinstructionsandmaterialspleaseseewww.hirepool.co.nz.Step6Fillyourgardenwithcompostusingeitheradingoorwheelbarrowandshovel.Checkwithyourlocalgardencentreorthebesttypeocompostorvegetablegardens.ThetimbercanbefnishedwithReseneLumbersiderexteriorpaintorwithReseneWoodsmanstain.ReseneWhiteoutReseneSocratesReseneCargo121 Thesimplestwaytotransormthelookoyourhouseiswithacoatopaint.Hereshowyoucandoityoursel.ontheoutsidediypaintingtipsAcoatopaintontheoutsidewallsoyourtimberhomecanmakeallthedierenceintheworld.Butyoumustdoitrightorlastingbeneft.Thecolouryouchooseisimportantsoisthetypeopaintyouusebecauseyouroutsidewallswindowsanddoorsareexposedtoallkindsoweatherconditionsoryears.TimbersurfacesTimberisadimensionallyunstablematerialwhichexpandsandcontractswithchangingmoisturecontent.Thetimbersuraceiserodedbyultravioletlightnormallychangingtoagreycolourleavingcellulosefbresexposedonthesurace.Timberalsoprovidesasourceonutrientormouldgrowthandsometimberscontainresinsandoilswhichcanaecttheperormanceopaint.Reconstitutedtimberproductsaresubjecttoagreaterorlesserdegreetothesamedegradationastimber.Manyotheseproductscontainwaxtoimprovewater-resistanceandwet-strengthwhichcanupsettheglossandfnishothepaintsystemandseriouslyretardthedryingooil-basedpaints.NaturallyoccurringantioxidantsinTotaraandMataitimberinhibitthecuringoalkydenamelsprimersundercoatsandoil-basedstains.Thesematerialscantranserthroughanysolventbornesystemtoaectsubsequentcoats.Highlyflledundercoatscangiveanimpressionohavingdriedwithoutreallycuring.FreshlypreparedCedarhasuniquegrainpatternsandcolourvariationswhichcanchangerapidlyanddrasticallyunderoutdoorexteriorexposures.SurfacepreparationRemoveallmossandmouldThoroughlycleandowntoremovealllooselyadheredmaterial.TreatareasomossormouldinestationwithReseneMossMouldKillercorrectlydilutedwithcleanwater.Leaveorupto48hourstoachieveullkill.Forheavyinestationsurtherapplicationsmaybeneeded.Washthoroughlywithcleanwatertoremoveallresidue.WashsurfacesUseReseneTimberandDeckWashtowashthesuraceandremovedirtandothercontaminants.SandtimbersurfacesAlwayssandalongthegraintoremoveminorimperectionsandanyloosesuracefbres.Loosefbrescanbeassumedtobepresentithetimberisletexposedtotheweatherormorethanoneweek.Removedust.Sharpedgesontimberareverydifculttoapplypainttoaspainttendstoowawayromedgesleavingweakspots.Forbestresultsthesesharpedgesmustbesandedtoaroundedprofle.Allsandingdustscanbeharmulandappropriateprotectionshouldbeworn.Inparticulardustromoldleadorchromatebasedpaintcanbeharmuliinhaledoringested.Seekexpertadviceithepresenceothesematerialsissuspected.EndgrainsAlwayscoatendgrainsi.e.underneaththedoorsasthispreventsmoisturepenetrationintothetimbersuracewhichwilleventuallycrackthepaintflm.MoistureGenerallytimbershouldnotbecoatedwhenitsmoisturecontentisabove17.FirstcoatIthesuraceyouproposetopaintisalreadypaintedandingoodconditionthenyoucangostraighttotopcoating.InmostcasesReseneQuickDryistherecommendedprimerormaximumexibilityanddurability.ReseneQuickDrymustbeusedasthefrstcoatonTotaraandMataitosealthenaturallyoccuringantioxidants.122 Ensureallnailholesdamagedorsplittimbersareflledwithasuitablefllerandappliedinaccordancewiththemanuacturersinstructions.SpotprimefllerwhendrywithReseneQuickDry.NBIstainingisevidentatertheapplicationoReseneQuickDryapplyaurthercoatoReseneEnamelUndercoat.TopcoatsWaterbornepaintsarethemostsuitableorexteriorapplicationsastheyaremoredurableandexiblethansolventbornepaints.ApplyeitherReseneHi-GloglossReseneSonyx101semi-glossorReseneLumbersidersatinatapproximately12squaremetresperlitre.Selectthefnishasoutlinedabovedependingonthedesiredglosslevelfnish.Followlabelinstructionsatalltimes.TheseproductsareallavailableinstandardorReseneCoolColourvariants.ReseneCoolColoursaredesignedtoreectmoreothesunsenergythanastandardcolourreducingheatbuildupinthecoatingandsubstrateandreducingheattranserenceinside.StainedfnishesFilmormingstainswilleventuallyailbyaking.ResenerecommendsnonflmormingpenetratingstainssuchasReseneWaterborneWoodsmanandevensoexcessmaterialmustbewipedromthesurace.Semi-transparentstainsarenotasdurableasullypigmentedsystemsandReseneWaterborneWoodsmanwillrequiremaintenanceatertwosummers.ApplytwocoatsoReseneWaterborneWoodsmanwipeawayanyexcessmaterialsittingonthetimberandallowtodry.Fordressedtimberathirdcoatwillberequiredaterthreemonths.Followlabelinstructionsatalltimes.OnceyouhavefnishedthepaintingorstainingreturnanyunwantedpaintorpaintpackagingtotheResenePaintWiseservice.Seewww.resene.co.nzpaintwise.htmordetails.ReseneTimberLockisamultifunctionaltimbertreatmentthatimprovesthedimensionalstabilityofthesubstrateaswellasimprovingitsfungalwaterandultravioletlightresistance.Itsuseimprovesthedurabilityofsubsequentlyappliedtopcoats.ItisespeciallyrecommendedonCedarthatistobepaintedaswellasonoldweatheredtimber.toptipWeatherboardproflesTypeAisextremelydifculttocoatwithanypaintsystem.Theproflehastwosharpedgesandthescallopedacebecomesalmosthorizontalatthebottomothescallop.Thismeansthatonnorthernacingwallspartsothisscallopedacewillalwaysbeatrightanglestothesunandthereoresubjecttomaximumultravioletlight.Thesharpedgeshoweverarethemajorconcern.Thisisbecausepaintpullsawayromthesharpedge.Inpaintsystemsthisresultsinapaintcoatingontheseedgesoonly50otheflmbuildachievedelsewhere.TypeBweatherboarddoesnothavesuchasharpprofleastypeAbutitisstilldifculttoadequatelycoattheedgesandthetopprofleisangledtopickupconsiderablymoreultravioletlightthantheverticalsuraceotheboard.TypeCisbyartheeasiestprofleorpaintingandonmostweatherboardhousesthebottomangleisbevelled.TypeDweatherboardcanrunverticallydiagonallyorhorizontally.ItdoesnothavethesharpprofleproblemsotypeAandBboardsbutinotproperlysealedbeorefxinginplacethereiseasyaccessorwatertogetbehindtheboardsbecauseothesquarechannelpatternbetweenthem.Anytimbermovementwillexposeunprimedtimberareasthatcansoakupwater.WhereboardsarefxedotherthanhorizontalResenerecommendsthattheullpaintsystembeappliedtoallsides.ExtractedfromthehelpfulDIYsectionofReseneswebsitewww.resene.co.nzandwww.resene.com.au.ABDResenePerfectTaupeCReseneWoodstockReseneRedRedRed123 ReseneGuruGiveoldpotsanewleaseonliewithunkycolour.ThenfllthemwithherbstoaddextrazesttoyouramilysmealsYouwillneedResenetestpotsofReseneFastlaneResenePhoenixReseneLimelightReseneGuruReseneTroubadourReseneLuckyBreakandReseneGorseOldornewterracottapotsSelectionofdifferentsizedbrushesPencilorpenSelectionofherbsandsaladseedlingsPottingmixandtrowelgopottyReseneTroubadourReseneGorsestylingandwordsHelenaDunnpicturesMarkHeaslipReseneLicketySplit124 Tomake1.Cleanpotsinecessaryfrst.SealwithReseneWaterborneAquapelinsideandout.Usedierentsizedbrushestopaintstripesaroundthepots.Leaveagapbetweenthecoloursyoullpaintthisnextsothattheydontruntogether.Letthefrstcoatopaintdry.2.Finishpaintingthestripesroundthepotsandletthemdry.Drawadesignontothestripeswithpenorpencilusingsimpleshapeslikecrossesbarsheartsspotswigglylinesverticalstripeschecksdiamondscirclesorovals.3.Paintthedesignsontothepots.Choosecontrastingcoloursorextraimpact.Letthepaintdry.4.Popastoneovertheholeinthebottomoeachpotthenhal-fllwithpottingmix.Removetheherbsromtheircontainersandloosentheearthroundtheroots.Placetheminthepotstodecidewhatlooksgoodwithwhat.Amixoheightscoloursandleashapeworkswell.Onceyouvedecidedplacetheminandfllinthegapswithmorepottingmixsoeachplantiswellsupported.Watergentlyandplaceinasunnyspotoutside.2143Kidscheckoutpage122forourfeatureonhowtobuildaraisedvegetablegarden.PerhapsyoucanhelpMumandDadwiththeplanting.ReseneDaisyChain125 theultimatedecoratingcardjustgotbetterAswellasthediscountsonpurchasesatReseneColorShopsyoucannowpresentyourReseneColorShopCardelsewhereandenjoydiscountsonarangeofproductsandservicesfromfurnitureartworkandtilesthroughtomagazines.SimplypresentyourReseneColorShopCardorquoteyourcardnumbertotakeadvantageofthesegreatoffers.Offersarevaliduntil31March2009unlessotherwisestatedandarenotavailableinconjunctionwithanyotherofferdiscountorpromotion.Allcompaniesreservetherighttoamendorupdatetheiroffersatanytime.ForinformationonReseneColorShopCardholderoffersseewww.resene.co.nzcolorshopcardoffers.co.nz.15offGet15offtherecommendedretailpriceonanypurchaseincludescustomframing.0800101015artforartssakextra.co.nzOfferexcludessaleoralreadydiscounteditemsArtforArtsSakeloyaltycardsandgiftvouchers.Dishsave25SubscribetoDishthemagazinedesignedtoinspireyoutocookandeatgoodfood.Oneyear6issuesforonly39.95.Gotowww.dish.co.nzanddownloadtheReseneColorShopCardholderspecialoffer.Offerstartswithnextavailableissue.OffersarevalidinNewZealandtoReseneColorShopCardholdersonlyuntil31March2009unlessotherwisestatedandarenotavailableinconjunctionwithanyotherofferdiscountorpromotion.Allcompaniesreservetherighttoamendorupdatetheiroffers.Seewww.resene.co.nzcolorshopcardoffers.co.nzoryourReseneColorShopforfulldetails.JukeboxTheCLASSICsingleCD1950sWurlitzerstyleJukeboxwithAMFMradiotalkaboutcolourtalkaboutbigclearsound.Onemetrehighfullofmusicandpartyfuninyourentertainmentorrumpusroom.Two18Wattchannelspeakers7colourchanginglightsremotecontroletc.Letsparty.Normally1400ReseneColorShopCardholdersonly1195salesthelimit.co.nz0800765537ReseneColorShopCardspecialoffersClevermagnetisedinthemiddlesotheyarealwayswithyou.Instrengths1.251.752.002.503.003.50.IncoloursBlackRoyalBlueToffeeAppleLipstickGiraffeSteelIceLimeGreenVioletTeal.Normally85ReseneColorShopCardholders69.95Salesthelimit.co.nz0800765537RenovatingyourhomeismadeeasywithHirepool.WhetheryourjobisbigorsmallHirepoolhasasolutiontomakethejobeasier.Andnowitisevenbettervaluewitha15discountforReseneColorShopCardholders.VisityourlocalHirepoolbranch56nationwide.Hirepoolhiretheexperience.www.hirepool.co.nz126 TileWarehouseoers10discountoalltilesandtilerelatedproductssuchasDeviUnderoorheatmatsAquamixcleaningandmaintenanceproductsandConstructionChemicalsgluesandgrouts.0800289845www.tilewarehouse.co.nzDiscountdoesnotapplytobenchtopsorvanities.OersarevalidinNewZealandtoReseneColorShopCardholdersonlyuntil31March2009unlessotherwisestatedandarenotavailableinconjunctionwithanyotheroerdiscountorpromotion.Allcompaniesreservetherighttoamendorupdatetheiroers.Seewww.resene.co.nzcolorshopcardoffers.co.nzoryourReseneColorShoporulldetails.nointerestnorepaymentsCarpetCourtoersnointerestandnorepaymentsorsixmonthsonpurchaseocarpet.www.carpetcourt.co.nz0800787777Creditandcontractconditionsapplyexcludescloseoutsandsecondsavailableatparticipatingstorescheckavailabilitywithotherpromotions.20voucher20oanyhousepathordeckwash.0800JTWASH0800589274www.jtpropertywash.co.nzAvailabletoReseneColorShopCardholdersonly.Notavailableinconjunctionwithanyotheroer.Get10oallVen-Lu-ReeproductswhenyoupresentyourReseneColorShopCard.Withreein-homeconsultationsanda3yearunconditionalwarrantyonworkmanshipandmaterialsVen-Lu-Reeistheperectchoiceorwindowcoveringstoenhanceyourhome.0800836587www.venluree.co.nzOermustbepresentedatfrstappointmentandmaynotbeusedwithanyotherpromotion.ForeveryOblioOnlyOneorLoveMeitempurchasedreceivea30MTAvoucher.Oerexpires31December2008anddoesnotexcludecardholdersromotherAquaticaoers.SimplysendyourprooopurchaseandcardholdernumbertoAquaticaNZLtdPOBox19146AvondaleAucklandwww.aquatica.co.nzTopGearNZsave25SubscribetoTopGearNZthelocalversionothebiggest-sellingUKcarmagazine.Oneyear12issuesoronly79.95.Gotowww.topgearnz.co.nzanddownloadtheReseneColorShopCardholderspecialoer.Oerstartswithnextavailableissue.20discountoFormadiningtablesandchairsindoorandoutdoor.OeravailabletoReseneColorShopCardholdersonlyvaliduntil27February2009.discountsGetadiscountoGlengarrysextensiverangeoqualitywinebeerandspiritseverytimeyoushop.0800733505salesglengarry.co.nzwww.glengarry.co.nzDiscountsvarybyalcoholtypeandarenotavailableinconjunctionwithanyotheroer.127 yourviewsandnewsfromyou...heyhabitatAndhandywallpaperInsteadowallpaperIwasgoingtopaintapatternonthewall.Ichoseseveraldierentcolourstotryoutandstarteddrawingthepatternbutgaveupbecauseitwastoocomplex.WehadamilycomingtovisitincludingtwochildrenLeonandRosapicturedsoitseemedlikeaantasticopportunitytoinvolvetheminsomethingmoreexcitingandmemorable.Idontthinkwecaneverpaintoverthewallnow-thecircleohandsismuchbetter.Itsantastictohavetestpotsavailable.Imnowtryingtothinkosomethingelseoralltheotheryoungandolderamilymemberstodo.-KeriDavis-MillerThewinningletter-congratulationsReseneRedRedRedHautecouturepaintJustthoughtyouwouldliketoseeawearableartworkmadeoutoResenetestpotswhichweredriedonglassthenpeeledoandsewnontoorganza.Alsousedarecoloursamplesbrushesandapaintcan.TheartreceivedahighlycommendedintheWearableArtscompetition.-LarniGordon-StablesRacingcarcolourMaxhasanewracingcarbedmadeandpaintedinReseneAviatorpaintedbyhismumJennierDuder.-MattDuderAsunnysolutionMywieandIhadbeensearchingoraneconomicalwaytofnishthesuraceoourtwopatios.GoingintoyourBotanyDownsColorShopandfndingapossibilityinReseneConcreteStainwedecidedtoexperiment.BothpatiosweresandblastedthenIpaintedthesmallerpatiowithterracottawhichpresentedagoodresult.Wedecidedthatitwouldbetooredorthelargerpatioandthisledtourtherexperimentationwithasunraydesign.ThiswasdoneinJanuary2008andithaswithstoodtheelementswell.Weareextremelysatisfedwiththefnalresultandwehaverecommendedyourproducttomanypeople.-TheoBlaauwWelookforwardtoreceivingyourlettersandqueriesandwouldparticularlyliketoseeanyweirdandwonderfulwaysyouhaveusedResenepaints.ThebestletterwillwinaGetDecoratingKitfromResene.MailusatHeyHabitatReseneHabitatMagazinePOBox38242WellingtonMailCentreNewZealand.Oremailadviceresene.co.nzwithHeyHabitatinthesubjectline.beforeafter128 Embarkingonanewhomeorrenovationprojectisexcitingbutalsoalittleterriying.Theressomuchtothinkaboutanddecisionstobemadethatyoumayeelabitoutoyourdepth.AndthatswhyyouneedtoorderyourreeGIBLivingSolutionsKittoday.Theresonespecifcallyornewhomesandoneorrenovationsandeachexplainsinsimpletermsthestepsinvolvedinthebuildingprocess.PlusbothincludeaBuildingPlanningGuideandNewHomeSpecifcationWorkbooktohelpyougetthehomeyoureallywant.Spendnothingandgetthehomeyoureallywant.FreeGIBLivingSolutionsNewHomeorRenovationKit.ToorderyourreeGIBLivingSolutionsRenovationKittodaycall08004424663orgotowww.gib.co.nzrenovate SianJaquetisthehostoTV3srecentlyscreenednewshowTheBigStusponsoredbyResene.Sheisaproessionalliedesignerwithawealthoexperiencegatheredromacrosstheworldandduringmanyyearsinhervariousrolesromworkinginthemediaandpublicspeakingtoteachingresidentialsocialworkandcoaching.Tellusabouttheshow.TheBigStuisaboutworkingwithpeopletochangetheirlivesbychangingtheirhomeenvironment.Ineachepisodewehavefvedaystohelpthemrealisethevisionohowtheywanttoliveasaamily.Iworkverycloselywiththemortheentirefvedaysfrstidentiyinghowtheywanttolivethevisionthencreatingastrategytosupporttheminmakingthechangestheoundations.Everyamilywastrulyamazedatertakingthisjourney.Seeingwhattheycouldachievebyprioritisingthemselvesandtheirhome.WhatisyouravouritecolourandwhyMagenta.ItjustmakesmesmileanditsaysDRAMAMyyoungestsisterwearsitalotanditremindsmeoher.IremembersomeonetellingmeitsacolourallaboutpassionandloveWhatisyouravouritedecoratingcolourorcombinationocoloursandwhyIlovebluegreencolours.ReseneMaestroandReseneMusecoloursinTheRange2009excitemeandIthinkothemfrstiImdecorating.Theyareboldcoloursyethaveasoteningrelaxinginuenceinaroom.HavethosechoiceschangedduringtheyearsIsowhatinfuencedthatYestheychangeallthetime.Wevemovedhouseeighttimesinthepast15yearsorso.Paintingaroomismyideaoagreataternoon.Beingbravewithsomecolourcanchangethewholeatmosphereinaewhours.Ivepaintedbedroomwallspurpleormyrockchickdaughterandblackormyadolescentson.Iseepaintasthequickestandeasiestwaytochangemyhomeandletmykidsknowitsokaytobeanindividualinyourspace.IsthereacolouryouwouldneveruseinyourownhomeNeversaynever...butyellowwouldntnecessarilyjumptomindasacolourIduseWhatdoyouloveorhateabouttherecentbutwaningtrendorneutralcolourswhite-on-whiteIusuallythinkoitasbeingquitesophisticatedwhenIseeitinotherpeopleshousesbutwhenIthinkoitorourhomeitsabitcold.Howevertheneutraltaupe-stylecoloursjustworkvirtuallyanywhereandiyoudonthaveconfdencewithcolouroneeaturewalloReseneTriplePerectTaupecanworkwonders.WhatareyourthreeavouritecoloursromResenesnewTheRange2009ReseneMaestroReseneFastLaneandReseneBandit.IdontknowwhereIdputitbutitssowowTVshowhostSianJaquetisnoshrinkingvioletwhenitcomestocolour.boldisbeautifulmyavouritecoloursReseneFastLaneReseneBanditReseneMaestroReseneMuse130 www.resene.comcurtainsthatco-ordinatewithyourwallsCurtainsAcollectionofstunningfabricsanddesignsthatco-ordinatewithpopularResenewallcolours.AtlastarangeofcurtainfabricsespeciallycreatedtogowiththeResenecoloursyouloveSonowyoucanchooseyournewResenecurtainswhenyouchooseyourResenepaint. Youwontdriveawaythinkingyouvejustdoneagreatdealonlytodiscoveryouvejustbeendone.ThatsOurPricePromise.GraemeSeymourManagingDirectorHondaNewZealandWhentimesgettoughermostcarcompanieswilldoalmostanythingtomovestock.Theyllofferpromotionsandhugediscountsandinfactdiscountsarefrequentlyadvertisedthroughrun-outordemosalesorendofmonthspecials.Itmayseemgreatbutitseriouslyunderminesthevalueofyourinvestment.Itsstillnowherenearthediscountsgiventothereallyhighvolumecarbuyers.Carcompaniesjustwontgiveyouthediscountgiventothetop15orsocarbuyingcompaniesinNewZealandwhohavebetween300and3000carseach.ItsthediscounttothesebigcompaniesthatgivesyoutheIlost30whenIdroveitoutthedoorsinkingfeeling.Itcostsyoualotofmoney.Weknowweusedtorunourbusinessinthetraditionalwaytoo.Thelowestpricepaidforacarwhennewsetstheinitialresalepriceforthatmodel.Itsfairtosaythatthebigboyspurchasepricesetsthelevelofyourinitialdepreciation.Sothemajorityofyourinitiallossiscausedbythecarcompanieswidediscountregimes.Notonlydothe15orsofleetbuyersgetamuchbetterdealupfronttheyalsocauseeveryoneelsetolosealotofmoneyattheotherendtoo.AtHondawehaverecognisedthatallofourcustomersdeservefairtreatmentandthateveryoneshouldpaythesamefairandtransparentpriceforanewcar.Ourpricesaresetatthebestvalueformoneythatwecandeliverandwedonotbudgeontheseprices.Thisstrategyremovescardistributorinitiateddepreciationleavingonlythenaturalmarketforcestodeterminethevehiclesdepreciationthroughwearandtearandmarketdemand.ThatisOurPricePromise.OurPricePromisechallengesthetraditionalworldofcardistribution.Everyonestartsthecycleofdepreciationatthesamepoint.SimplycompareournewandusedcarpriceswithequivalentcompetitormodelsandyoullseethatwedeliveronvaluethatHondaresalevaluesareverystrongandthatwearekeepingourpromise.Wequitesimplybelievethateveryonedeservesthelowestmoststablepricethatcanbeachievedsoyoumaymakethemostastutedecision.Thisresultsinadouble-endedbenetforourcustomersalowerpricednewcarandduetothelowerdepreciationcostonanewHondaahigherpricecometrade-intime.TondoutmoreaboutthepositiveeffectOurPricePromiseishavingonthecarmarketcalluson0800255666gotowww.honda.co.nzorvisitaHondaagent.