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It’s easy to forget the importance of the bathroom, but it's where we start and finish the day. Here's all the inspiration, ideas and information you need to get started.

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Your guide to sustainable bathroom design
Beyond the obvious environmental angle, a bathroom that’s designed with sustainability in mind will be cheaper to operate and more comfortable
Beautiful bathtubs help achieve spa-like feel
Sculptural bathtubs transform these bathrooms into tranquil bathing spaces – so much so, you could almost mistake them for a day spa.
Creating a luxury spa retreat at home
For most of us, a day – or even an hour – at the spa is something we can only dream of. The truth is, finding the time and space in a busy day to really relax and treat yourself is a lot simpler than ...
The 5 biggest bathroom blunders to avoid
Thinking about giving your bathing space a New Year's makeover? Here are the 5 main mistakes to avoid when you start your bathroom renovation.
Renovations: How to make your bathroom look bigger
Got a small bathroom? We've put together a few of the best ways to make the most of these small spaces
Tasty tiles and moreish mosaics
Whether they're helping to reflect light, adding some quirk to your interiors or helping to define spaces – how tiles and mosaics are used in your bathroom can make or break the space.
Avoid these mistakes when beautifying your bathroom
We love a good renovation project, especially in the bathroom. But things can still go astray. Here's some of the most common issues Kiwi DIY'ers run into.
The Freestanding Bath Trend
Practical, easy to install and aesthetically pleasing – just a few reasons why we love them!
Be water wise – simple water saving tips
Water wastage isn’t just bad for the environment, it’s expensive too, with every little bit of waste adding up to a bigger monthly water bill. 


(Bath)room with a view

Clean white surfaces complement stunning seaside views in this sleek bathroom

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Safe, simple, and fun – bath time with kids

Getting the kids bathed and ready for bed can be fun – but after a long day, it can also feel like an exhausting challenge. If you have the right bathroom set-up, safety awareness, and some carefully chosen bath toys, it’ll be more fun and less effort for everyone involved.

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Bathroom on a budget: achieving an affordable reno
Renovating your bathroom doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. There's plenty of ways to significantly improve your bathing space, without emptying your bank account. Here's how.
Favourite colour? … Blue
Deep ink blue cabinetry and striking Azure Bahia granite add to the drama to this renovated bathroom

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Glamorous bathroom balances classic elements with contemporary
Traditional wallpaper and mirror are contrasted by a sculptural basin and minimalist tapware
Modern elements and classic detailing combine in this two-tone bathroom
Black is matched with white and classic with contemporary in this bathroom, which also finds a mid point between masculine lines and a softer ambience


Volume 34 No 6
Discover great home, kitchen and bathroom design ideas in the latest issue of Trends.


Warmup New Zealand Tiled Shower Solutions
Experience the luxury of undertile heating in your bathrooms
This light-filled master suite has you feeling as if you're in a lush tropical setting
Trends Bathroom Design Perspectives - Tropical retreat
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