Curated

The Modernist 

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Championed by a generation of architects led by Sir Miles Warren and Peter Beaven. 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of CoCA’s iconic Modernist building and in celebration, the Centre of Contemporary Art presents a suite of exciting events focused around mid century architecture and design, to be held both in the gallery and across the [...]

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Wallpaper to have fun with

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Blending boundaries between art and design, the ‘Utility Paper’ collection by Deborah Bowness can be used as stylishly quiet backdrops or can be transformed through everyday mark-making to create powerfully personalised walls. Available exclusively from Paper Room at Artisan. artisanflooring.co.nz

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Rooms found only in the home

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

A significant exhibition of work by Auckland-based artist, Marie Shannon, has opened at the Christchurch Art Gallery. Consisting of more than 30 years of wryly humorous works, Gallery Director, Blair Jackson, says “Shannon is from a generation of artists who decided to operate as artists first and photographers second.” Entry is free, and runs until [...]

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Pepa Stationery

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Remember that joyous feeling you used to get as a child when it came time to choose new stationary at the beginning of the school year? Pepa says adults can, and should, totally feel that way too. (Minus the arduous battle with bubbly duraseal!) Hosting a selection of independently sourced stock from reputable brands that [...]

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ITALJET

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Environmentally friendly coupled with Gucci style. Carrying the DNA of the territory, these bikes from Bologna have beautiful attention to detail and inimitable style. cmgmotorcycles.co.nz

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GOOD GOOD

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Modern day diner dreams are coming true on Vogel street in Dunedin, thanks to a couple of boys with some good good taste. Hearty original burgers, beverages, and the coolest bands in town are on all offer; served up in the industrial warehouse complete with an indoor food truck and vintage cars to really ramp [...]

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ZENKURO SAKE

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Kiwi men love to gather together and chat about common interests over a good beverage. So what happens when Kiwi men share a very deep fondness for Japanese culture, and want an excuse to gather together and chat about it a whole lot more? They bring the brewing process of Japan’s finest beverage to New [...]

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Seasap Salve

By | November 2nd, 2018|Curated|

Seasap is the sun protection here to help you save face this summer.  Two mates, both avid surfers, who would stay out in the waves for hours on end, came to understand the reality of the Kiwi sun’s harsh sting. They realised whilst the options for sun protection are vast, for the purposes of consumer [...]

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Skate Shank

By | August 17th, 2018|Curated|

Skate Shank is a bespoke craft and design studio located in Sydney, producing quality knives, or shanks, for the kitchen, filleting, camping, hunting and cheese carving. Being a keen outdoorsman, fisherman, and avid skater, Rowland Perry, saw the opening to combine such activities with a small business scheme in order to resolve the qualm of [...]

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ANAESTHETIC.

By | August 17th, 2018|Curated|

ANAESTHETIC  Founded in Sydney but now based in Christchurch, ANAESTHETIC is the culmination of Kiwi designers, Ben and Kiri Wahrlich, who design and manufacture unique, contemporary yet timeless lighting for Australian and NZ interiors.  With a focus on solid brass lighting, the brand is based on simple values – creating clever, sophisticated products that are [...]

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