Nature's Vision

  • Product: Bestwood Melamine Fossilite in Kitchen
  • Designers: Yellowfox

This holiday home in Whareroa was designed by Yellowfox

Excelsa Village Papamoa

  • Designers: Yellowfox
  • Location: Excelsa Village - Papamoa
  • Developers: Bluehaven Management

Bluehaven Management commissioned the Yellowfox Design team for the interior design of their new development 'Excelsa Village' in Papamoa. The architecture of the homes reflects New Zealand's coastal heritage.

The kitchens feature cabinetry in Bestwood Melamine Arctic White. A clever feature are the benchtops in Wilsonart Blond Echo laminate which have been clashed with a white laminate to create a slick contemporary finish.


  • Designer: Yellowfox
  • Location: Albany
  • Developer: LeMarc

LeMarc have created 8 solid brick and Linea townhouses in Albany. Design team Yellowfox designed the interiors of these houses including the kitchen and bathroom designs.

There were 2 schemes created, with Bestwood Melamine Ash Pinstripe used in the kitchens and bathrooms. Bestwood Melamine Simply White is used as an accent for the on-bench pantries in the kitchen.

* Bestwood Melamine Ash Pinstripe
* Bestwood Melamine Simply White

Howick Residence

  • Architect/Designer:Yellowfox
  • Location: Howick, Auckland
  • Manufacturer: Gloucester Park Kitchens

“For this Howick home the aim was to transform the kitchen, family area to be more open plan and to enhance the outside pool/entertainment area flow.

A soft white, Bestwood Melamine Feather White, was used throughout the kitchen.

* Bestwood Melamine - Feather White, kitchen

Jennian Homes Whangamata

  • Designer: Yellowfox
  • Location: Whangamata, Coromandel
  • Manufacturer: Mastercraft Kitchens, Whangamata Woodworks Ltd

* Bestwood Melamine Arctic White - Kitchen Cabinetry
* Bestwood Recon Veneer American Oak - Kitchen Top Cabinets

Art Deco Renovation

  • Designer: McBride Design
  • Manufacturer: Reilly Joinery, Feilding

Mc Bride Design and Reilly Joinery used Bestwood Natural Wood Veneer- American White Oak Quarter Cut for its distinctive grain pattern to create an area with a continuous flowing appearance from ceiling to floor.

Opito Bay Waterfront Property

  • Architect/Designer: Interior Design by Claire Bruford (bathrooms) & Andrea Burney (kitchen & entertainment unit) Yellowfox
  • Location: Opito Bay
  • Manufacturer: Stanley Joinery

With sun, sand and sea setting the scene for a beach holiday, a soothing background contributes to the relaxed mood. Yellowfox designers Andrea Burney and Claire Bruford used a neutral palette to ensure nothing distracted from the view for this waterfront holiday home in Opito Bay. The house was designed to showcase products available through Carters.

Trends New Home edition, May 2008

* Bestwood Reconstituted Veneer - Italian Wenge Kitchen, entertainment unit, bathroom vanities
* Shadowclad - exterior house

Country Home

  • Designer: Yellowfox
  • Location: Dairy Flat
  • Developer: Triton Ventures

Yellowfox was commissioned to design the interiors for this expansive rural home. The focus was on layers of textures and natural colours and materials. Bestwood Natural Wood Veneer in Walnut was the perfect choice for the kitchen cabinetry. This veneer was carried through into the bathrooms to feature in the vanity cabinetry.

* Walnut Bestwood Natural Wood Veneer

Lake Shore Springs Luxury Villa Wanaka

  • Designer: Yellowfox
  • Location: Lake Wanaka, Wanaka

We are spoilt in New Zealand when it comes to the variety of spectacular outlooks on show in locations around the country. For those building homes in these areas, capitalising on the view is paramount.

Design company Yellowfox is involved in creating interiors in many different locations around New Zealand. When designing the interiors of this new Wanaka development, the idea was to accentuate the drama of the outlook through choice of materials, says designer Andrea Burney.

Bestwood dark-stained oak veneer with a horizontal grain accentuates the length of the base cabinetry.

* Bestwood Recon Veneer American Oak - Kitchen Cabinetry

Cambridge Residence

The use of Bestwood Recon Veneer throughout this Cambridge property accentuates the grey Hebel walls and gives the house a very beautiful and contemporary look and feel.  The clean lines, rich colours and natural beauty of Bestwood Recon Veneer successfully achieve the modern look specified by the owners. Bestwood Recon Walnut has been used throughout all the internal doors and 2.5mm thick AvantEdge Recon Walnut provides a robust, seamless finish on all edges.

The Bestwood Recon Walnut flows through to all the bathroom vanities, bedroom wardrobes, tv cabinetry and media/shelving centre, this keeps the look and feel consistent whilst adding warmth and richness to each room. 

Bracu Restaurant

  • Designer: Burning Red Design
  • Location: Bombay
  • Manufacturer: Carlielle Kitchens, Pukekohe

* Bestwood Natural Wood Veneer - American Oak chocolate stained

Color by Bestwood in Abode Magazine

Color by Bestwood featured in Abode Magazine.