Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84feature house Editor: Sharon Newey, email Design: Alice Huang Digital/assistant editor: Leigh Stockton Advertising manager: Trudy Dickinson, email Publisher: John Baker Published by Tangible Media, PO Box 77027, Mt Albert, Auckland 1350, New Zealand Phone: +649 360 5700, web: All issues of habitat are available in digital format from for a small fee per issue. Ask us anytime online Need help with a painting project or perhaps you’ve got a burning paint or colour question and are unsure who to ask? Ask our Resene experts and they can help you with free advice and information direct to your inbox. Try out the Resene Ask a Technical Expert service, Try out the Resene Ask a Colour Expert service, For gorgeous home projects every week, go to For all you need to know about paint and decorating, go to credits Published for In Australia: Resene Paints (Aust) Ltd PO Box 924, Beenleigh Qld 4207 Web: Email: Phone: 1800 738 383 Some products or services may not be offered in your area or country. Please check with your local Resene ColorShop or reseller for availability. Most Resene products can be ordered in on request though lead times and minimum order quantities may apply. To update your mailing address, email with ‘Update Habitat magazine details’ in the subject line. Please include your Resene ColorShop or Resene DIY Cardholder number. Or call 0800 RESENE (737 363) (NZ) or 1800 738 383 (AUST). Colours are as close as the printing process allows. Always try a Resene testpot or view a physical colour sample before making your final choice. Printed on environmentally responsible paper, sourced from sustainable managed PEFC certified fibre, and compliant with the requirements of environmental management system standard ISO14001, using environmentally neutral offset web inks. habitat is a bi-annual publication. The contents of habitat are copyright and may not be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Resene. Opinions expressed in habitat are not necessarily those of Resene or the publisher. No responsibility is accepted for the authors’ suggestions or conclusions, or for any errors or omissions. Copyright 2016/17 Resene Paints Ltd. ISSN: 1176-8010 In New Zealand: Resene Paints Ltd PO Box 38242, Wellington Mail Centre Lower Hutt 5045 Web: Email: Phone: 0800 RESENE (737 363) Resene Half Duck Egg Blue PC iPad Mac Android features 19 95 new colours It’s out: the new Resene The Range fashion colours 18 fandeck 22 history repeats This replica villa is awash with soft colour 33 spirited solutions Winners in the Resene Total Colour Awards 36 the touch test Add texture to your scheme for a bit of feel-good factor 41 hello sunshine Pops of yellow and a barista’s kitchen 46 all in the detail Three meticulously created bathrooms 50 in the beginning... Three innocent cushions spark a home’s colour adventure 62 exterior rehabs Paint turns these ugly ducklings around 70 birds, bees and bounty Colourful crops take over this garden contents 22 56 4