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Asona Continues to Bring Light to NZ Schools

Asona Continues to Bring Light to NZ Schools

Asona continues to bring sound and light solutions to New Zealand's first public-private partnership schools with the use of skylights together with high quality acoustic systems.

Factory Pre-Coated Cladding System: A-lign Concealed Fix

Factory Pre-Coated Cladding System: A-lign Concealed Fix

Jenkin A-lign Concealed Fix cladding system now comes factory pre-coated.

Watertight Curved Weatherboard Solution

Watertight Curved Weatherboard Solution

A recent reclad of a curved deck on a house in Auckland's Castor Bay presented a challenge for the architect – how to use weatherboard without creating a faceted effect while ensuring weathertightness? Woodform provided the solution.

Dulux Colour Awards Winners 2014 Announced

Dulux Colour Awards Winners 2014 Announced

A creative and quirky apartment complex takes the top colour scheming title.

Spectacular Avantidrome Brings APL Full Circle

Spectacular Avantidrome Brings APL Full Circle

Velodrome cyclists don’t like windows because of the distraction of sun and shadows.  This makes it all the more surprising that eye-catching glazed facades are the defining feature at the new Avantidrome in Cambridge.

Affordable Wireless Automation for Roller Blinds

Affordable Wireless Automation for Roller Blinds

Ideal for retro-fitting an existing home or office, or keeping automation costs down on a new-build, Q-motion wireless automated rollershades cost much less than you might think.

Vinyl Flooring with the Designer Good Looks of Wood and Stone

Vinyl Flooring with the Designer Good Looks of Wood and Stone

Karndean Designflooring, providers of luxury vinyl flooring is unveiling a range of brand new wood, stone and textile designs as part of its LooseLay Series Two launch.

Interlock’s New Elevation Window Control System

Interlock’s New Elevation Window Control System

Martyn, a new home owner, was looking for a solution to manage the opening of the hard-to-reach windows of his new beautiful beach house in Ohope. 

Bathroom Trend: Bringing the Outdoors Inside

Bathroom Trend: Bringing the Outdoors Inside

Bringing the outdoors inside is a growing trend in bathroom design, a large window framing green foliage, a glass door or louvres opening to the garden, or even a bathroom opening to a courtyard are ways to create the scene.   

Fitnice Woven Vinyl: Durable Textured Flooring

Fitnice Woven Vinyl: Durable Textured Flooring

Advance Flooring Company has extended its product portfolio with the introduction of the Fitnice woven vinyl flooring collection.

Dorma's Mobile Walls Utilised at Aurecon's Head Office Re-fit

Dorma's Mobile Walls Utilised at Aurecon's Head Office Re-fit

Aurecon wanted a flexible space, where a corner could be partitioned off to create a private room for meetings and then seamlessly opened up creating a single larger area when required.  Project architects Jasmax specified the Dorma Hueppe Variflex partitioning system.

Electronic Tapware Solutions

Electronic Tapware Solutions

The Foreno Hands Free Mixer has been designed to provide a fully automated and touch-free operation for both residential and commercial fitouts.

Sound Advice for Better Productivity in the Workplace

Sound Advice for Better Productivity in the Workplace

Workplace productivity continues to be a popular topic for discussion, yet a supportive office design can contribute to increased wellbeing and job satisfaction, improved levels of concentration and communication, fewer errors and increased accuracy.

Melteca FR Wall Lining Achieves Highest Fire Rating

Melteca FR Wall Lining Achieves Highest Fire Rating

Melteca Fire Retardant (FR) for wall linings is now available from Laminex New Zealand.

Style Moderne Bathroomware: Tradition Meets Innovation

Style Moderne Bathroomware: Tradition Meets Innovation

With commitment to creating the finest bathroom and architectural hardware fittings, Samuel Heath combines time-honoured skills, with 21st Century technology to produce its Style Moderne range.

Palliside Weatherboards Send ADNZ Member to the Gold Coast

Palliside Weatherboards Send ADNZ Member to the Gold Coast

Competition winners say thank you to Palliside for a winning break on the sunny Gold Coast.

International Quality Carpet Tiles Available Now

International Quality Carpet Tiles Available Now

While the popularity of carpet tiles continues to grow, specifiers are still often required to wait for stock they order to arrive in New Zealand from overseas manufacturers.  The new First Collection from Modyluss is available in Auckland for immediate installation.

Automated Cavity Sliders for the Home

Automated Cavity Sliders for the Home

With a successful track record manufacturing automated cavity sliders for the commercial sector, CS For Doors has turned its focus to the residential market to provide reliable, serviceable pocket door automation for the home.

Fenta Ceiling Tiles Reflect the High Standards at Hollywood Bakery

Fenta Ceiling Tiles Reflect the High Standards at Hollywood Bakery

The Hollywood Bakery chain requires its stores meet the highest standards of functionality and design.  In a recent build on Auckland's Highbrook Drive, Fenta Ceiling Tiles proved to be the perfect ceiling solution.

Acoustic Ceiling Tiles with Wood's Good Looks Without the Weight

Acoustic Ceiling Tiles with Wood's Good Looks Without the Weight

Wood is an on-trend look for interior fittings but its lack of acoustic and thermal control and its weight make conventional wood fibre tiles a less than ideal ceiling solution.  Asona has the answer.

See More with Resene BigColour

See More with Resene BigColour

See more of your colour with Resene BigColour – large swatches of colour to make visualising your finish choices easier.

GetSorted Space Commander Launches in NZ

GetSorted Space Commander Launches in NZ

International Merchants is proud to announce the launch of the Space Commander, branded under the popular GetSorted Storage range.

Good Acoustics Complement Great Learning Environments

Good Acoustics Complement Great Learning Environments

Background noise and reverberation can create problems for students causing them to easily miss key words, phrases and concepts. When designing for educational environments it is essential to ensure good acoustics are achieved.

Fully Motorised Blind Systems for Outdoor Rooms

Fully Motorised Blind Systems for Outdoor Rooms

Louvretec's Outdoor Room, created with a Louvretec Opening Roof and using the Outdoor Blind system, provides electronic solutions that not only improve the comfort of a home, but are aesthetically pleasing and add value.  

Fireplace Control from Anywhere, Anytime

Fireplace Control from Anywhere, Anytime

We live in an age where technology can respond to virtually to almost any need, from providing a tool for instantaneous connectivity with other people to remotely switching on our fireplaces.

Automated Home Heating Solutions from Leap

Automated Home Heating Solutions from Leap

Leap’s customised heating systems come complete with automated controllers that can be easily programmed to a homeowner’s requirements.

The Evolution of Home Security

The Evolution of Home Security

The evolution of home security has seen the move from aluminium grille screen doors that visually deter unwanted intruders, to virtually translucent screens with exceptional security qualities.  

Specially Engineered Facade for Whakatane Hospital

Specially Engineered Facade for Whakatane Hospital

Whakatane Hospital recently opened the doors of its brand new main building.  The length of its external façade extends almost 1km around the structure and features several James Hardie products.

The Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival is Back

The Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival is Back

The Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival is running in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin with a host of inspirational and design-focused films for you to enjoy.

Linear Drainage Solution Provides Level Shower Access

Linear Drainage Solution Provides Level Shower Access

QuARTz by ACO is a range of innovative bathroom drainage solutions designed to inspire creative bathroom planning.

Deck Framing Solution for Low-Height Decks

Deck Framing Solution for Low-Height Decks

Qwickbuild is a revolutionary advancement in deck frame construction that makes it easy to install any type of decking board, whether traditional decking hardwoods or Outdure’s own Eco Decking board.

Customised Aluminium Partitioning Extrusions

Customised Aluminium Partitioning Extrusions

Ullrich aluminium introduces the new Designer 2000 Aluminium Partitioning System.

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