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surfacedesign is open behind closed doors

Make your daydreams a reality now We hope you and your family are feeling well. We just wanted to touch base to let you know that surfacedesign is open for…

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Creating sacred space for relaxation

  The Brief: Our client came in with a small image of Buddha that was special to them and requested we develop their bathrooms around this. The colour palette and…

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Going with the flow

2018 design is delivering some pretty exciting designer trends when it comes to bathroom design. From the day spa feel to the colours you incorporate into your bathroom tapware. Think…

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A Larger Dimension of Tiles

Large format thin porcelain tiles have been in production for well over 10 years, they are now a popular choice for home owners, we will see them continue to be a dominant…

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Surfacedesign news

We’re excited to be creating our new showroom displays. Next year there will be brand new surface displays created in the showroom, including more bathroom fit-out displays with combinations of the latest products…

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Specialty Designers

We enjoy meeting people, getting to know their lifestyles and plans over an espresso and designing homes together, that is what we love about our business, if we were just…

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Outdoor Living

The hint of BBQ smells are starting to grace our evenings and it’s getting us excited about outdoor entertaining. The outdoor area is an important part of any home, it should feel like…

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For the love of colour

It’s spring and we’re enjoying observing the pops of colour from spring bulbs in bloom, but not only in nature are we seeing this beautiful colour, we’re seeing it in…

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Tiles that call to be touched

Textured and 3D tiles are breaking the boundaries of what seems to be “normal”. Never in history have so many talented designer’s ideas become a reality thanks to modern manufacturing…

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Express your personality with decorative tiles

Move over plain! Today’s tile designs feature exciting bold patterns and textures.They are influenced by all kinds of materials around us and thanks to wonderful technology advances are being used…

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Why Engineered Wood Flooring?

We welcome our new supplier Forte Flooring with open arms, a 3rd generation family business with over 25 years experience in the timber flooring industry. They provide high quality engineered…

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Creating Stylish Outdoor Rooms

One thing Kiwis are great at is outdoor entertaining. Warm nights crowded on the lawn around BBQ with a beer, balancing our plates on our laps making sure our sausy…

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Small Works of Art

Multiple award winning CIELO stands out for its exclusive collections of sanitary wares, washbasins, shower trays, bathtubs and urinals developed by means of thorough stylistic research and an innovative approach…

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You can leave your shoes on

Hard flooring v carpets – More and more these days we are caring about the meanings behind what we do. We’re sipping our almond milk latte and asking if that muffin…

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THINK BIG – with large format tiles

Make a statement with the large format porcelain tiles currently trending in wall and floor designs. Large format tiles can make a dramatic difference to an entire room and create…

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Our launch date is finally here: surfacedesign

We know what it’s like to work hard on a labour of love! Carlton and I are delighted to bring you our new name and a brand new look: surfacedesign…

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Inject some playfulness into your bathroom with Maco Tapware

Sometimes our bathrooms need a bit of colour to inject some playfulness and enliven the sometimes clinical nature of these rooms. The new Maco tapware collection from Geda Nextage is…

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SurfaceDesign adds the new range of stunning ‘Limestone’ tiles

The beautiful new Limestone range from Cotto d’Este has joined surfacedesign’s selection of gorgeous stone look tiles. HIGH RESOLUTION IN 3D Limestone is the first Cotto d’Este tile collection produced…

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Our showroom is now closed

We are still available to assist you with your bathroom design process and the ordering of our product ranges for your project. Please touch base to discuss further.