A major renovation of a grand old Auckland villa has resulted in a traditional frontage and a super-modern interior.
Seaweed makes all the difference to a holiday home in Laeso, Denmark.
Well dressed, well mannered, super modern and more than a little quirky – Tokyo, Japan, might just be the best city in Asia.
The bold re-imagining of a Melbourne, Australia house sets the scene for an unexpected and dramatic interior.
An inner-city Auckland apartment is home to two fashionable men and their (mostly black) belongings.
A minimalist Dutch shoe store started life as two early-20th-century houses.
Australian designer Alex Loterzstain has opened his own bar and restaurant in Brisbane’s West End.
A peek inside the Parisian apartment of designer and scenographer, Jean-Marc Gady.
A new Australian dwelling looks absolutely nothing like a conventional farmhouse.
The new Kurt Geiger store creates a striking contrast in its Covent Garden context.
Manhattan, NYC’s Upper East Side is home to Brian Atwood’s glamorous new shoe shop.
A Hawke’s Bay fashion designer has settled her family and possessions into a beachside home in Perth.
Christian Louboutin’s dramatic new London store was designed by Lee Broom.
An Auckland villa is transformed into a family home filled with curios and Victoriana.
Thousands of resin shoes line the walls of Camper’s new concept store in Madrid, Spain.
A refurb of 3 Wise Men Wellington’s store has readied it for another decade of retail.
Urbis visits the City of Light, home to all kinds of creative people.
Deadly Ponies reveals a new treasure-chest of leather goods and jewellery in Auckland.
The home of late American artist Donald Judd is re-opened after a three-year refurb.
A temporary restaurant, based in a historical pier building, right at the heart of the America’s Cup zone in San Fransisco.
Jordan Rondel (aka The Caker) has a penchant for wholesome baked goods - and a cornucopia of much-loved possessions.
An old Belgian home becomes new and original with a log cabin as the hub of the home.
High on the hill behind St Heliers, Auckland, sits a house that takes advantage of its position without being overbearing.
Clean up in the bathroom with the latest in interior and architectural trends.
Urbis takes a look at what’s cooking when it comes to cutting-edge kitchen design.
A Dutch church is reconfigured as a home that includes a bathroom designed for public nudity.
One of New Zealand’s most charming provinces is brimming with great wine and food, architecture and makers of all sorts.
A Remuera bungalow becomes a large, light-filled family home wrapped in louvres.
The results are in; the very best residences in Australia, as recognised by the Houses Awards, have been named.
A new Auckland showroom has everything for the bride-to-be, including an architecturally designed venue.
Rotorua’s Kelly Thompson has filled her Melbourne apartment with pretty sentimental things and pieces of her own artwork.
A Parisian apartment is transformed into a chic, original space with plenty of personality.
Urbis travels to China to discover a rural library in Northern Beijing, which is decidedly zen.
Urbis has visited some of the world’s most striking public libraries. First up, Norway.
Thanks to a clever design, a Sydney, Australia, house fits everything it could possibly need into a tiny footprint.
The eight-level building which houses the country’s largest book repository has undergone a dramatic transformation.
A new refurbishment of the ANZ bank’s Auckland HQ puts art at the fore.
The waterfront McMansion is dead. Long live the small but perfectly formed, affordable beachfront crib.
OK, it’s not exactly a house but this French construction is still a tiny exercise in clever architecture.
Dunedin label Company of Strangers has opened a new flagship store to showcase their wares.