Feature article

Hanging garden

This Ponsonby en suite was designed around existing window placements within an awkward space.

Last updated: 1 February 2024

The result is a place of striking beauty; a hinged slatted oak screen provides an element of privacy to the shower area, which is defined by brass fittings. Here, the outlook over lush greenery makes showering a joy.

An organically shaped stone bath sits beneath a cascading garden overhead, which creates symmetry and removes a previous void. Biophilic elements continue throughout, with delicately tones and textured moonstone tiles laid in a herringbone pattern on the floor and offset on the walls, pill-shaped mirrors, a travertine vanity, and fluted oak cabinetry.

Design: Rarebirds Interiors

Images: Kelsie Barley

This article was originally published on homemagazine.nz


Clare Chapman
Clare Chapman
Editor in Chief, HOME - homemagazine.nz

Clare has spent the last 16 years working across Australasia as a journalist, editor and writer. Her work has appeared in books and publications around the world. Clare has led editorial teams for numerous architecture and design publications. In 2020, she was appointed Editor in Chief of HOME magazine, before taking the helm as publisher in 2023.