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From Habitat magazine - issue 33

New products and ideas for the home...

Citta's daily armchair

an instant classic

Città’s Daily Armchair strikes the perfect balance of classic yet modern design. The newly released armchair is designed in Città’s Mount Eden studio by David Moreland and Nikolai Sorensen. The design takes inspiration from mid-century style, combined with a timeless aesthetic to meet today’s needs. The solid wooden frame is made with American oak and the multi-density foam cushions are upholstered to order in your choice of fabric. See the collection at

Artwood cabinetry

well-travelled wares

There are ways to get a worldly look without stepping foot on a plane. One is with Artwood, who continues to source new products from all around the globe, including their beautiful new Hunter cabinetry collection, new lighting and upholstered headboards. Visit or contact your local stockists for further details.

Cleaning outdoor areas

leave it to nature

Resene Deep Clean is the simple, safe method of keeping outdoor areas free from moss, mould, algae and lichen. Simply spray or brush on and leave nature to do the rest. Slow acting Resene Deep Clean gets right down to the roots of the problem, destroying the growth and leaving behind a clean surface. It’s ideal for use on paths, patios, decks and other exterior concrete, timber and painted surfaces. And now, Resene Deep Clean is available in a quick and easy application trigger pack. Simply attach it to your hose and start spraying – no premixing needed and no heavy containers to lug around! You can treat large areas such as driveways, fencing or extensive pathways in minutes. Available from Resene ColorShops and selected resellers,

Nood terracotta coloured accessories

rosy outlook

One of the most sizzling hues out there, toasty terracotta coloured accessories have arrived at Nood. Layer their Mid Century Animals Cushion, Mellor Weave Throw in Rouge, Askram Velvet Cushion in Rust and Taper Vase in Rust together in a living room with Resene Mocha walls and a Moderna Sofa Bed, Barber Media Unit and Monty Shag Rug for a red hot, must-have look. See more of Nood’s latest offerings in store and online at

Yellow wardrobe

storage you’ll want to show off

Impeccably crafted, Mr and Mrs Ward’s Slim Jim Wardrobe is a sophisticated storage solution for your home – be it a wardrobe, T.V. cabinet, linen cupboard or simply extra hidden space for your belongings. These can be used alone or in multiples to best suit your needs. The internal features are customisable; each has three adjustable shelves and further shelving and clothing rails can be added. Available in Resene Zion (shown), Resene Seaweed, Resene Foggy Grey and Resene Alabaster. Find them online at

Grid Engraved Wall Handles

keep clutter under control

When a simple coat peg simply won’t do, you can keep clutter up off the floor and other flat surfaces with Décor Handled’s handmade range of hooks, pegs and clothing racks – which can all be custom coloured with your choice of a wide range of Resene hues. Their stylish Grid Engraved Wall Handles, shown here in Resene White and Resene Vintage, come in three different size options, too. Check out the entire collectio00n at

Bright kid's room

look at the bright side

The Resene Kidz range has been carefully designed to complement the Resene KidzColour range and popular Resene paint colours to help you coordinate your home. The Bright Side duvet cover set adds a fresh, modern look to your child’s bedroom with super-lively horizontal stripes. Printed on 100% cotton, it features colours from the Resene KidzColour range, including Resene Smiles, Resene Snap, Resene Yabbadabbadoo and Resene Tutti Frutti, paired with Resene Big Bang, Resene Charlotte and Resene Double Concrete from the Resene Multifinish range. Recreate this look with a wall in Resene Half Alabaster and a curved headboard accented in Resene Yabbadabbadoo. The Resene Kidz bedlinen range is coming to Briscoes late spring,

Au natural outdoor furniture design

au natural

Outdoor furniture designer and retailer, Outside Space, is known for the well-made contemporary furniture much sought after by the style-savvy. This season, they’ve launched a warm and natural earthy palette for their Bask Deep Seating Lounge Suite range with two new Sunbrella® water-resistant fabric options, Sage Green and Blush (as shown), with a 5-year warranty against sun fade. Available in store and online now at

Aura Concrete Basin

suds up in style

Designed to meet the demand for smaller powder rooms and petite bathrooms, the wall-hung Aura Concrete Basin has curved edges and a handy flat platform to suit any commercial or residential space. Meticulously handcrafted in Burleigh Heads, Queensland, Concrete Nation basins and baths are stylish, durable and sustainable and available in 12 modern colours. See the full collection at

Resene Lusta-Glo

here’s to hybrid

Resene Lusta-Glo semi-gloss solventborne enamel has been a popular product for anything from trims and joinery to bathrooms and wet areas for many years. As a solventborne finish, it is slower to dry – ideal for those who need a little longer to apply the paint. Bringing together the benefits of waterborne with the benefits of Resene Lusta-Glo, new Resene Waterborne Lusta-Glo is tough and durable, with lower VOCs and easy clean up in water. Initially the new product will be available in white and colours off white, with more tones to be released in the future. Available from Resene ColorShops and resellers,

Eco-friendly clean - Resene Bio-Cleaner

eco-friendly clean

Creating a cleaner that works well – both to clean effectively and to meet environmental standards – requires a careful balancing act. New Resene Bio-Cleaner is a quick and easy way to clean surfaces so they’re ready for painting. Or, use it annually for regular maintenance cleaning to give homes and buildings a fresh look by washing away dirt and contaminants that may be present. It’s formulated with eugenol, the active ingredient in clove oil, which helps to inhibit mould and fungal regrowth. Plus, it has Environmental Choice approval, so you can be assured it meets those stringent conditions too. Available from Resene ColorShops and selected resellers – find your nearest store,

Family friendly flooring

family-friendly flooring

Harrisons’ brand new Summit flooring is a stunning hybrid floor that is extremely hard wearing and waterproof, making it perfect for use in all areas of your home. With its scratch and stain resistant surface, Summit can easily withstand the everyday wear and tear of busy family homes. Plus, it's available in 12 different colours. Find out more at

Readers Digest Most Trusted Brands

nine times the charm

When Readers Digest announced its Most Trusted Brands survey results, Resene was proud to be named Most Trusted Paint for the ninth year running and third Most Trusted Brand overall. Thank you for your ongoing support – we really appreciate it. We always welcome constructive and helpful feedback that helps us improve. Simply email us at or fill out the feedback form on our website at

Sophisticated wallpaper design

sage sophisticate

With its eye-catching symmetry and high contrast design, Resene Wallpaper Collection 30029 is a sophisticated choice for living spaces lacking in texture. Try it on a statement wall paired with accents in Resene All Black and complemented with adjacent walls in a similar sage green such as Resene Harp. Available from your local Resene ColorShop,

Blossom wallpaper design

awesome blossoms

Fans of bold, achromatic colour schemes will love the graphic simplicity of Resene Wallpaper Collection 530902’s magnolia design. Try it on walls, doors, drawer fronts or framed as artwork in any room that’s in need of a little ‘oomph’. Available from your local Resene ColorShop,


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