Trends New Zealand Volume 33 No 7 - Page 34

Quality street This home features only the finest materials, including premium travertine from Italy – Casa Italiana made it all possible This page and facing page top right: One of two houses built by a Remuera developer that both feature refined finishes, this home features an engineered dark oak floor, Coffee, sourced from Casa Italiana. The importer and retailer’s experienced buyers regularly travelling to Italy and around the world to source the finest options available for its customers here in New Zealand. search | save | share at There are many material choices available when it comes to completing your home interior And one is to simply chose the finest original, high-quality surfaces you can lay your hand on. This won’t be the cheapest option but it will be a beautiful, enduring one and also something of an investment when or if it comes to reselling. Natural stone travertine direct from Italy and engineered natural timber flooring are two fea- ture surfaces in this upmarket family residence. Both materials were supplied by Casa Italiana. Casa Italiana lead designer Maurizio Pesciatini says that on this project, the client was building twin houses on one site in Remuera and was looking for original and fashionable products. “We used only premium travertine from Italy together with the best Italian engineered timber floors and bathroomware for a luxurious result,” says Pesciatini. “Initially, the developer had wanted to sell one of the homes and live in the other, but the person that bought one was so impressed with the design standard and atten- tion to finishes that he decided to buy both.” Casa Italiana is a direct importer and retailer. To ensure it always offers the best ranges and pricing, buyers travel to Italy and around the