Colour inspiration – latest looks
Get inspired with colour and the latest decorating and colour trends! If you're getting ready for your next decorating journey, browse through these beautiful mood boards, paints, colours and decorating ideas to help you select just the right look and mood for your space. For more ideas, see the decorating inspiration gallery, habitat magazine or view how-to project ideas.
Freshly floral forever
If there’s one decorating motif that has survived the decades, or in fact the centuries, it’s the flower... more
Work – just a bit
Hybrid working arrangements have inspired many of us to carve out an office space at home... more
Bright and breezy
Most bedrooms are designed to be calming space, full of restful colours and muted patterns – right?... more
Off the wall
It’s time to get creative and think about what else might benefit from a good papering... more
Room with a view
Murals can create a specific mood within a space and can also double as an eye-catching art piece... more
Convert your spare room into a multi-purpose space where you can escape from the household hustle... more
Clutter-free living creates a sanctuary in which we feel calm, rested and free from unnecessary distraction... more
With flexible working arrangements, many of us have to re-evaluate our home office situation... more
We’re craving organic looks. We don’t want ship-shape and neat, we want a bit rumpled and welcoming... more
This room is a classic combination of palest grey, black and tan, with a casual twist... more
Awash with joy
A coastal inspired living room. Stand on the beach, feel the crunch of crystalline white sand between your toes ... more
Need a nook?
Take this reading nook on as a DIY project – it’s simpler than it looks... more
In the navy
An unexpected and dramatic colour scheme features in this bedroom... more
Latest inspiration in print
Browse through the articles below featured in the following magazines: Cityscape, Denizen, Fashion Quarterly, Good, Hotel, Mindfood Décor, NZ Gardener, NZ Home & Garden, Remix, Simply You Living and Style. To view these PDF articles, you may need to download Acrobat Reader. For further inspiration and ideas, view our expert inspiration section...
More colour, wallpaper and design trends
See the latest trends in paint colours and colour schemes; wallpaper and co-ordinating paint colours; curtains, cushions and co-ordinating paint colours as well as fashion forecasts from the runways for latest seasonal styles and colours.