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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...

Designing the kid-perfect house
8 March 2021
Designing the kid-perfect house

How to decorate a home to suit wee people is front of mind for Auckland-based interior designer Katie Scott. The Sticks + Stones founder is about to become a mum and has just finished decorating a nursery in preparation for bubs. Unsure of the gender, Katie’s opted for green-toned...

Enhance your home's street appeal
5 March 2021
Enhance your home's street appeal

Generation Homes is all about choice. We invite people to choose the land and an architecturally-designed house plan. They can select a facade and cladding as well as key interior and exterior design features. It’s all part of our promise to build a home that is unique to you – the...

Five ways to revamp your bathroom in 2021
16 February 2021
Five ways to revamp your bathroom in 2021

It might be the smallest room of the house, but we spend a lot of time there. Whether it is soaking in the tub, going through our face care routine or simply general hygiene – our bathrooms are an important space. While your bathroom needs to be functional, you can also make it...

How to keep it cool at home this summer
19 January 2021
How to keep it cool at home this summer

With a hot and sunny summer well underway, it is the right time to make sure your home is the coolest place to be – both functionally and aesthetically. Finding a way for your family to escape the heat and humidity is a must, especially without facing a shocking bill from your power...

The hottest trending colours to decorate now
15 December 2020
The hottest trending colours to decorate now

We’ve found ourselves in the midst of a unique time in history that has thrown us all for a curve. Whatever our plans were, they’ve either been disrupted, cancelled, shifted or have evolved into something else entirely. With our whole world rocked by change, the driving factors of...

2021 Colour Trends
2 December 2020
2021 Colour Trends

Article republished from Shutterstock.com blog. Colours are so important to our every experience. Even when you don’t notice them, there they are, shaping a place or supporting a visual with warmth or coolness, brightness or darkness, similarity or contrast. The power of colour comes...

Come and see the Nautical Collection
16 November 2020
Come and see the Nautical Collection

OUR NEW PREMIUM LIVING RANGE THE NAUTICAL COLLECTION Designed to suit growing families, inter-generational living or changing work environments, these spacious homes will meet the needs of the most discerning buyers. The Lachlan Plan from The Nautical Collection is now available to...

The Restorative Colour Forecast 2021
2 November 2020
The Restorative Colour Forecast 2021

After a disruptive 2020, it’s a delight to view the beautiful hues and tones that make up the colour forecasts for the coming year, just released by Generation Homes’ national paint supplier, Dulux,   Aptly given restorative names like ‘Nourish’,...

Home and income housing. A solution for families and investors
30 October 2020
Home and income housing. A solution for families and investors

Commuter delays caused by the temporary closure of lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, and the work-from-home culture that has grown out of covid-19 restrictions, have added impetus to an emerging trend in the Auckland housing market for new builds to be designed as...

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