Four reasons why you should build a deck this summer.

It's official, summer is finally here! New Zealand families across the nation will be gearing up for a summer full of barbecuing, outdoor water fights, and patio outdoor dining. Summer is also the time where homeowners pay more attention to their exteriors, as they look for ways to make their outdoor living more enjoyable and [...]

2020-12-18T10:54:20+13:00December 18th, 2020|

8 home renovation tips for your Wellington home (Part 2)

Last week we gave you four home renovation tips to keep in mind when renovating your Wellington home. We’re back now to give you the last four tips that will get you prepared for your Kiwi reno summer. Let’s kick it off with... budgets.  5: Setting budgets Budgets can be daunting, and unless you have [...]

2020-12-18T10:28:47+13:00November 30th, 2020|

8 home renovation tips for your Wellington home (Part 1)

With the year nearly drawing to an end, we know that many Kiwis will be gearing up for a Kiwi reno summer. Whether your plan is to attack the spare bedroom, remodel your bathroom, or install a new kitchen, the team at Moore Design have you covered. Here’s our list of 8 home renovation tips [...]

2020-12-18T10:28:41+13:00November 23rd, 2020|

Clever laundry tips to consider in your Wellington house plans.

What’s the place we spend almost every day in but when building or renovating we commonly forget? It’s our laundry. Unfortunately many-a-times the laundry is a mere afterthought as most of the attention goes to kitchens, bathrooms, and bedrooms. Over the years, Moore Design draughtsmen have designed many laundries. So, we’ve picked up a few [...]

2020-12-18T10:29:00+13:00October 29th, 2020|

Wellington Home Spa Renovation

Let’s face it 2020 hasn’t been a walk in the park. With the ever-changing alert levels, closed borders and well.. Covid it’s all been a bit of a whirlwind. It’s almost as if we can’t catch a break. But, with the Christmas/new year break right around the corner, there should be no reason why you [...]

2020-12-18T10:29:09+13:00October 20th, 2020|

Summer series: Wellington open plan kitchen design 

An open plan kitchen is an entertainer’s dream. Perfect for house parties or casual catch ups with friends, a spacious, free-flowing kitchen is the perfect feature for the family that tends to get a lot of guests over the holidays. So, with summer on the horizon, we thought now would be the perfect time to [...]

2020-10-05T16:29:54+13:00September 20th, 2020|

Summer series: Wellington deck design 

They say you can’t beat Wellington on a good day, but we might go a step further and add this little tweak: you can’t beat Wellington on a good day, appreciated from the comfort sunny comfort of your own beautiful deck. That’s right, a deck, the perfect spot for basking in Wellington’s best ‘good days’ [...]

2020-09-16T00:06:56+12:00September 16th, 2020|

Expanding your storage with a Wellington architectural designer 

Inspired by life-hack YouTube videos and the Tiny House Movement, homeowners are becoming increasingly interested in custom storage solutions for their Wellington house designs. With hundreds of cool configurations available for fitting extra storage into your abode, we thought we’d take a moment to talk you through our process for designing your Wellington house renovations, [...]

2020-09-01T01:35:53+12:00August 25th, 2020|

Wellington renovation for a growing family with big dreams

With a growing family comes an exciting, yet oftentimes intimidating, need for more space. Space for the kids to stretch their legs and burn off some steam, and space for parents to retreat, relax and recoup after a hard week’s worth of...well, life!  Establishing the ultimate family home is a highly personal and somewhat intimidating [...]

2020-08-20T01:15:10+12:00August 20th, 2020|

Benefits of a pitched roof (Part 2)

Thermal efficiency and energy saving  Pitched roofs provide your home with excellent thermal mass. Wellington house designs featuring pitched roofs are generally more compact than those with flat roofs, limiting the size and surface (or amount) of your home exposed to the elements. With a smaller building envelope, pitched roofs will maintain a comfortable temperature [...]

2020-07-27T18:07:36+12:00July 29th, 2020|
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