Below are some websites that you might find helpful for ideas before meeting with your designer:

www.blum.com
We use Blum hardware in most of our kitchens. The Blum website has some good tips on how to ensure your kitchen is practical.

www.ecospecifier.com.au
Ecospecifier Australasia is a knowledge base of over 6,000 eco-products, eco-materials, techniques and resources.

www.environmentalchoice.org.nz
Environmental choice New Zealand website with information on sustainability standards for products, services and companies.

www.hgtv.com
An international website with home decorating advice and inspiration.

www.kitchens.com
An international website with information and inspiration for your ideal kitchen.

www.housebeautiful.com
An international website with design ideas for your home.

www.houzz.com
The largest collection of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Over 700,000 inspiring photos and 90,000 ideas.

www.nzhouseandgarden.co.nz 
Popular New Zealand home and garden magazine and website.

www.resene.co.nz
Decorating ideas including ‘real life’ examples from paint company Resene.

www.roomie.co.nz
ROOMIE – a smart, client-led service which brings all the elements of interior decorating together. It’s all online, and it’s personal and affordable.

www.smarterhomes.org.nz
Information on creating healthy, affordable homes for better living.

www.trendsideas.com  
Your online resource for home and commercial design, products, services and ideas.