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The guest loo was once a utilitarian zone where you were lucky to find space for a sliver of soap. But glam powder rooms are a global trend and Auckland interior designer Jason Bonham, whose company designed the room above, says his clients are keen on bespoke, statement powder rooms. How to do it well? Unless you’re going for a bijou look, you’ll want space and height, he says. Then, focus on a single idea, maybe a stunning tile, and build your other textures and colours around that to create a Hollywood-style sense of intrigue. Podcasts are where it’s at, with massive growth in listeners. From comedy to crime, feminist talk to wine chat, it’s all there. Looking for decor inspiration? Try The Chaise Lounge or Design Matters, or meet local podcasters on page 52.