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Case Studies

How other designers are using architectural products around New Zealand.

December 2020

Back-lit Barrisol Provides Seamless Lighting Transition for Cordis Hotel Restaurant

When natural light wasn’t achievable, a bespoke Barrisol wall installation was specified — with human-centric lighting that can seamlessly take the restaurant from breakfast buffet to intimate dinner.

Minimal Lighting Design Accompanies Natural, Muted Interior Palette

Minimal Lighting Design Accompanies Natural, Muted Interior Palette

Nestled within the dunes of Tairua, this simple family holiday home beautifully balances the permanency of the building with its natural transient surroundings.

Creating Light with Fire Rated Windows

Creating Light with Fire Rated Windows

Fire rated windows ensured fire ratings were met while contributing to the light-filled interior design of the award-winning Marion Hostel in Wellington.

Soft-Matt HPL Takes Centre Stage in Award-Winning Vanity

Soft-Matt HPL Takes Centre Stage in Award-Winning Vanity

An award-winning designer has combined Prime Stone and HPL to stunning effect in this ensuite. 

Furniture Design Highlights Versatility of Futurewood

Furniture Design Highlights Versatility of Futurewood

The Futurewood range of products has proven to be very reliable and versatile. Here is an example of how specialist furniture manufacturer, Starex, integrated Futurewood into one of their designs.

Standing Seam Cladding Showcased in Historic Fire Station Renovation

Standing Seam Cladding Showcased in Historic Fire Station Renovation

Steel & Tube Legacy cladding breathes new life into the historical Kingsland Fire Station.

Stunning Tiles Add Texture and Luxury to Riverpoint Showhome

Stunning Tiles Add Texture and Luxury to Riverpoint Showhome

Urban Home's new showhome located at Riverpoint in Hamilton is a stunning showcase of design and high-end product.

Space-Saving Wall Niche Designed to Maintain Waterproofing Integrity

Space-Saving Wall Niche Designed to Maintain Waterproofing Integrity

Consulting with staff from The Tile Depot early on in a bathroom planning process can reveal issues and product solutions previously unknown.

Stunning Solutions for DLA Piper's Unique Project

Stunning Solutions for DLA Piper's Unique Project

Potter Interior Systems proudly supplied a range of quality products and proven solutions to DLA Piper’s new Auckland head office sprawled across two stunning floors in Commercial Bay.

MacDonald Industries Bathroom Products Specified for Middlemore Hospital

MacDonald Industries Bathroom Products Specified for Middlemore Hospital

MacDonald Industries worked with Klein Architects to specify high security bathroom fittings suitable for the Tiaho Mai Mental Health Unit at Middlemore Hospital.

New APL Display Exhibition in Auckland

New APL Display Exhibition in Auckland

A comprehensive new showroom of APL window and door ranges can now be seen at the Auckland Home Ideas Centre at 165 The Strand, Parnell.

Easy Install Commercial Floor Fit for DIY

Easy Install Commercial Floor Fit for DIY

A Mico Branch Manager was so impressed by the Strata Commercial Flooring laid at the Rangiora showroom, that he chose to also specify it for his own home. 

Stay Hygienic with Corian Solid Surface in the Bathroom

Stay Hygienic with Corian Solid Surface in the Bathroom

This stunning bathroom demonstrates how Corian can bring beauty, durability and hygiene to modern bathrooms.

Colourful Bathroom Revamp Features The Dulux Renovation Range

Colourful Bathroom Revamp Features The Dulux Renovation Range

The Dulux Renovation Range allows projects to be taken to a new level, reflecting the clients’ sense of style without committing to an extensive renovation — a new solution for homeowners, re-sell projects and light use commercial spaces such as office kitchenettes.

Big Warehouse and Showroom Has Tiny Environmental Footprint

Big Warehouse and Showroom Has Tiny Environmental Footprint

Blum’s stunning new Christchurch facility is a showcase for future-focused design.

A Dynamic Flooring Solution for University of Waikato Management School

A Dynamic Flooring Solution for University of Waikato Management School

For a renovation of the management school at the University of Waikato, Interweave carpet planks form part of a new interior design scheme based on linear patterns and movement.

Innovative Pauanui Bach Features COLORSTEEL Both Inside and Out

Innovative Pauanui Bach Features COLORSTEEL Both Inside and Out

Located near the coastal holiday town of Pauanui, this new bach makes use of an innovative, smart and quick construction technique.

The Smart Way to Deal with Nappies and Waste in a Childcare Centre

The Smart Way to Deal with Nappies and Waste in a Childcare Centre

The Concelo waste bin's Clip 'n' Clean features ensure all parts can be thoroughly cleaned — something which is essential in childcare environments. 

Specify Right, Build Once with Décortech Interior and Trespa Exterior Panels

Specify Right, Build Once with Décortech Interior and Trespa Exterior Panels

The recently completed Novotel Hotel project in Christchurch features Décortech panels for mezzanine interior ceilings, with matching Trespa Wood Décor panels on the exterior soffits.

Opulence Abounds for Restroom Amenities in New Sylvia Park Extension

Opulence Abounds for Restroom Amenities in New Sylvia Park Extension

Mico Design worked to complement a new, upmarket shopping and dining experience at Sylvia Park with modern, sleek bathroom fixtures.

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