“We’re not architects, but then we’re not just a kitchen sales shop either,” it’s what we do that makes us something unique.

That something unique is defined as “integrating a tailor-made kitchen design, bathroom design by incorporating “spatial awareness” and “exact identity” which is appropriate and exclusive for you, without compromising the functionality of aesthetic”.

Producing detailed CAD drawings; we will obtain joinery and building quotes on your behalf and if you have your own desired contractors we will manage the process obtaining those quotes.

We will give you the confidence and excitement to see your spatial interiors, kitchen design, bathroom design, wardrobes, laundry or bespoke furniture to be decorated into impressive pieces of furniture that is personalized especially for you.

“We set very high standards.”

No doubt the peace of mind is also a drawcard, with Design In Residence, everything is done and dusted and you are able to continue with the enjoyment of life.


We are unique, because we amalgamate the design and design management processes.
Whether you require an interior designer or wish to use your own creative flair, Design In Residence has no trouble achieving the desired end result in the interiors of any home project. And, while based in Wellington, the company has the ability to work anywhere in New Zealand, providing a skill and service that is client result focused. The company has also completed numerous projects in China and Australia.


With more than 30 years in the industry, Andrew and wife Lynette are passionate about housing and interiors and pride themselves on running a solution based company. They bring to the table the latest products available in the market place and manage a process that is required to assure that every area is utilised in a way which is practical and efficient with functionality.

With this experience we communicate well with all contractors, from the very beginning to the very end of any project, making sure that the kitchen design and bathroom design work is clearly presented with all the correct information for all contractors to follow in 2D Cad. The kitchen design and bathroom design work also helps our clients visualise the final outcome.


Design In Residence ensures all outsourced contractors are the best in the business. Our customers are buying our reputation. So we have a stringent vetting process for anyone we outsource and predominantly deal with, contractors we have strong relationships with.