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Home learning spaces for kids
15 October 2021
Home learning spaces for kids

We have all adapted to working from home in the past year – including our kids. While we try to create an ideal home office environment for ourselves, we also need to think about what our kids might need. A welcoming space for kids to learn and create is essential, especially when...

Clever ideas for kids' rooms
12 October 2021
Clever ideas for kids' rooms

For children, their bedroom is more than just somewhere to sleep. It’s a place to do homework, play games and hang out with friends. With practical interior styling you can build a bedroom that ticks all the boxes for years to come. Express yourself Walls and doors should be the...

Designing your kitchen with the latest trends
1 October 2021
Designing your kitchen with the latest trends

Whether you are cooking up food or conversation, the kitchen is the heart of every home. This is the room where style meets functionality, as it can be used to prepare the family dinner one day and entertain guests the next. Designers Kylie Wood and Emma Cave, from HK Kitchens – which...

What to consider when landscaping your new home
1 September 2021
What to consider when landscaping your new home

A home doesn’t quite feel complete without the landscaping to give it that final touch. Not only does landscaping provide curb appeal to your home, but you can have fun during the process all while creating the yard of your dreams. The possibilities are endless, from having space for a...

Simple tips to make your home pet-friendly
27 July 2021
Simple tips to make your home pet-friendly

If you own a dog or cat, it is definitely ‘part of the family’ – and we wouldn’t leave that family member out of our house design. With New Zealand households ranking second in the world for pet ownership (the United States is first), we need to make sure our furry...

Five ways to make the family build easier
19 July 2021
Five ways to make the family build easier

Moving can be stressful for you and your family, particularly when you’re building a brand new home. There’s a lot going on and so many decisions to make, which can sometimes seem overwhelming. Younger kids might be confused about what’s happening, or your teenagers might be...

A focus on roofing trends in 2021
30 June 2021
A focus on roofing trends in 2021

When we look at the curbside appeal of a home, not only do we want it to be aesthetically pleasing and ahead of the latest trends, but also fully functional and eco-friendly. Generation Homes offers the latest trends to fit your individual taste, and this extends to roofing. We partner...

Five tips for a cosy winter home
1 June 2021
Five tips for a cosy winter home

When you hear the word ‘cosy’ you automatically gravitate towards the idea of being comfortable. Comfort is a popular trend in 2021 as we continue to spend time at home, but we are also looking for simplicity. Those two words – comfort and simplicity – encapsulate...

Natural lighting in your home
25 May 2021
Natural lighting in your home

One of the most sought-after features these days is to have an abundance of natural light pour into your home’s living space. While natural lighting helps keep your home well lit, there are some amazing health benefits to having those rays beaming through your windows – better...

Creating a sanctuary for your sanity
22 March 2021
Creating a sanctuary for your sanity

After a disruptive and unpredictable 2020, many New Zealanders are experimenting with style to turn their homes into peaceful retreats. Calming colours and cosy nooks are going a long way as we search for stress-free escapes as we spend more time at home. Our homes are sanctuaries for our...

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