Take the stage

If you’re looking for a little more performance in your life, the latest offering from Mercedes-AMG is set to be a real crowd pleaser – we just have to wait a little bit longer.

How to make a seasonal wreath

Wreaths have Christmas connotations and florists and decoration departments start selling them in early November to encourage our festive spirit. Of course, they look fabulous on the front door, but wreaths also work well as year-round decorations.

Test of time

Abode’s kitchen and bathroom expert, Nicky Claridge, discusses how resilient, low-maintenance surfaces are key to creating kitchens that will continue to look beautiful for years to come.

The best of the best special

Here at Abode we have been reflecting on the year that’s been, a year filled with amazing projects we have had the privilege of featuring. In all cases, the homeowners were welcoming, showing us around, talking through the build process and singing the praises of the builders and contractors involved. To celebrate, we got together and pored over the projects that graced the pages in 2018 to select our Best of the Best, so called because all the homes we feature are of an incredibly high standard.

Welcome Home

The owners of this thoughtfully designed and tastefully appointed family home, designed and built by Mike Greer Homes, enjoyed the process so much theyére looking forward to doing it all over again - just not quite yet.

A breath of fresh air

Robin Curtis of Health Based Building tells us how this Ohoka home was built using sustainable materials designed to look after our health as well as tread lightly on the environment.