About

BERLONI New Zealand is a specialist in Kitchen Architectural Design.  We are the sole authorized dealer in New Zealand of high-end Italian custom cabinetry and furnishings from BERLONI, providing sustainable product and design to last a lifetime.  Our company is led by a professional Interior Architect from the United States alongside a Licensed Building Practitioner to service all design and installation requirements.

HIGHLY COMMENDED WINNER of the IMPORTED KITCHEN Category at the 2017 Trends International Design Awards

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WINNER of the IMPORTED KITCHEN Category at the 2016 Trends International Design Awards

Rachele Simmons-Taling, Allied Member ASID, DINZ

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Our Senior Principal, Rachele Simmons-Taling, is an Interior Architect from the United States and is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), The Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ), and member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association of New Zealand (NKBA).  During the past twenty-one (21) years, Rachele has worked for the most prestigious cabinetry companies in the world including Rutt Custom Cabinetry, where she was designer and head engineer for six (6) years in the Chicago flagship showroom.  She also designed for Christopher Peacock (an English Bespoke manufacturer), SieMatic and Poliform, in West Hollywood, California.  Rachele has an impressive understanding of spatial concepts and provides unparalleled design and engineering in room-layout, cabinetry and furniture design.  She incorporates Universal Design principles throughout her work, acknowledging different mobility needs for clients as they mature in their home.

 

Paul Taling, Builder LBP #116040

Co-owner, Paul Taling, has been in the construction industry for the past twenty-two (22) years operating in the United States and New Zealand.  As a Licensed Building Practitioner, Paul has excelled in the industry providing superior knowledge and craftsmanship from foundation through finish carpentry for new construction projects, remodels and additions.  He operates as our lead cabinetry and furniture installer ensuring our product is tailor fit exclusive to the client's space.