Touch Point

Bremworth invites you to make yourself at home in its immersive new showroom.

One of a Kind

Traditional woodworking and contemporary style intersect in the bespoke work of Tāmaki Makaurau furniture studio Philbe Design.

Case Study

Città expands on a classic range to conceive the customisable Craft Modular.

Field Guide

Mushrooms provide artful inspiration.

Pure & Simple

After forging a successful career with her eponymous ceramics label, Holly Houston is channelling her creative energy into new jewellery brand Prairie.

Bound for Glory

An ancient technique entwines with modern comfort in a new suite of furniture from BoConcept.

Dine With Me

Our friends at Noho bring out a table to go with their very excellent chairs.

That's Settled Then

Balancing comfort, support and aesthetic appeal, the Eames Sofa endures as a design classic.

In Situ

A new exhibition at Objectspace charts the evolution of chair design in Aotearoa over 170 years.

New & Notable: Raumati 23/24

New openings around Aotearoa this summer.

Nature's Best

This playful prototype creates unique soundscapes inspired by the forest.


Kristina Pickford sets the scene.

Suck It Up

How a sponge city approach could help Aotearoa absorb the devastating impacts of our changing climate.

Going Dutch

Bringing graphic design to the streets of Amsterdam.

Serious Fun

Creating solutions that deliver in a world where the way we live and work continues to change.


The delicate distortions of these ceramic and glass pieces leave a lingering impression.

Shelf Life

Bruno Rainaldi’s iconic bookshelf still stacks up two decades on.

In Living Colour

Eclecticism and minimalism form an unlikely alliance in this Tāmaki Makaurau villa.

Kiln it Softly

Lucy McMillan’s bespoke tiles developed organically and are now made to order.

Sacred Ground

With Kā Uri, Ngāti Kuri and Glamuzina Architects have carved out a cultural destination that looks to the future while honouring its roots.

Soft Landing

Shop Dessein Parke presents an eclectic mix of international designer pieces in a new pop-up.

Natural Beauty

Just a stone’s throw from the original, the new-look Stravinskij salon is an ode to Aotearoa’s landscape.

Social Fabric

An iconic piece of furniture dresses up for its 50th anniversary.

Have a Seat

New designs by Bensen are in fine company at Tim Webber.

Pipe Dreams

Tactile yet ethereal objects strike a balance between beauty and function.

Go Lightly

Timeless, stackable and sustainable, this new chair from noho is built for a changing world.

Re Imagined

Atelier Jones transforms a tired classroom at Tāmaki Makaurau’s recycling facility into an uplifting and engaging environment.

Chair Man

David Laird’s handmade furniture is carbon negative – and designed to last generations.

Multi Faceted

The many sides – and applications – of a Martino Gamper design.

Well in Hand

Handmade objects bring a sense of humility to our latest styled shoot.

The Good Room

Tāmaki Makaurau favourite Madame George expands its offering with help from Cheshire Architects.

Flight of Fancy

Jo and Nikolai Sorensen are bringing back good old-fashioned fun with Lofty kites.

Goon Bag

Dicey releases Central Otago pinot noir – in a box.

Design Lives Here

Precious things, from an old lemon squeezer to a Māori bird-call instrument.

Close Encounters

Decorative art pieces that are worth close inspection.

Design Of The Times

The heads of design at Città reflect on the finalists and what excites them right now.

Hold On

This sustainably focussed Norwegian design studio has a 100-year plan.

Lean on Me

We’ve found a friend in this cheerfully functional stool by Yokozeki Ryota.

Piece Keeper

Designer Imogen Zino’s online collective treasures uniqueness and the handmade.

Sit Splash Snip Sniff

Not-so-familiar items

Park It

Patchwork Architecture turns a stretch of car parks in downtown Whanganui into a bustling community hangout.

Deep Seated

On its 50th anniversary, this firm (yet plush) favourite is more relevant than ever.

Show Time

Some of Aotearoa’s finest design brands make a splash on the San Francisco waterfront.

All Sorts

Paintings, pottery and other perfect pieces that will give you pause for thought.

Night and Day

A refreshed space off Karangahape Rd goes from weekday cafe to weekend wine bar.

Lett it Be

Tāmaki Makaurau’s Michael Lett gallery expands into a former church hall next door.

Sign of the Times

Designer Tyrone Ohia on creating the official tohu for Matariki.


These sculptural light sources refuse to be overshadowed.

See Life

A new watchtower by Crosson Architects peers out from the dunes of North Piha.

Hand in Hand

An online store by Jungeun Lee weaves together two worlds.

Down to Earth

A custom wool carpet brings richness and refinement to an Ivan Mercep gem in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Fire in the Belly

With her Myriad Stove, Amy Pearce endeavours to counter a silent epidemic.

On Balance

Città opens a new trade showroom in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Sugar Rush

Live the sweet life with playful artworks and candy-coloured accoutrements.

A Favourite Thing: Sammy-Rose Scapens

Sammy-Rose Scapens has a soft spot for the Lampe de Marseille by Le Corbusier.

The New Local

An iconic building in Te Whanganui-a-Tara welcomes a novel neighbourhood bistro.

Pumped Up

Architect Gerard Dombroski explores the possibilities of hydroformed furniture.

A Good Eye

Isle of Eden unveils a new retail space with a focus on style and sustainability.

Just Call Me Sentimental

Here photographers document favourite summer things.

Child's Play

A vibrant new preschool by Parsonson Architects brings life to a Palmerston North retail zone.

The Caring Kind

A new buy-one, gift-one blanket scheme is spreading warmth across Aotearoa.

People vs Place

A dual exhibition at explores how we interact with the built environment.

Fine Lines

New arrivals from ClassiCon at Matisse.

Department of Fashion

A new department store opens in a quiet backstreet in Parnell, Tāmaki Makaurau.

Cut a Rug

Making beautiful things from carpet-industry cast-offs.

Design & Making

Città’s heads of textile and product design reflect on the Here Awards.

Colour on Show

Dulux announces the winners of its Colour Awards 2021. In short: this is a time to be bold and brave.

Laidback Lounge

Blah Blah Blah

A new brand of oat milk grown and processed here in Aotearoa sets out to be as boring as possible.

When Life Gives You Lemons

Here photographers document favourite things in lockdown.

Double or Nothing

The people behind Ōtautahi favourite Lux work with Johnstone Callaghan Architects to create more good vibes.

Making the Bed

Ted Synnott has made a very beautiful bed, and we want to lie in it.

In the Can

The evolution of the country’s smartest beer labels is thanks to one designer.

Burning down the House

After nearly losing everything, designer Bec Snelling has returned with a new brand – and a new way of doing things.

Down on the shore

A new boutique hotel in Ōtepoti Dunedin celebrates a much older history.

Case in Point

A collaboration between Danish architects and Japanese furniture makers is now available in Aotearoa.

Light Industry

Makes of fashion.

Power to the People

New releases from Powersurge.

A Favourite Thing: Lisa Webb

Laksa bowl by Emily Siddell and Mark Goody of Ace Firers.

Capsule Collection

David Moreland’s furniture is now available at Città.

Raw Luxury

New designs from Tim Webber mark a subtle change in direction.

Island Life

Jasmax draws on natural forms to design a new community on a spectacular site in Takapuna, Auckland.

Aced It

Mark Goody and Emily Siddell of Ace Firers have released a new range of limited-edition, wheel-thrown ceramics for Everyday Needs.

Light Work

Artemide releases a poppy update on its iconic Tolomeo table lamp.

Mobile Home

Exploring the possibilities of the humble caravan.

Bend, Scoop

Dusk til Dawn

A new installation at Auckland’s port lights up the night.

Don't Just Sit There, Do Something

How to design an ergonomic chair that doesn’t look like one, by Kent Parker and Paul Wilkinson of Formway.

A Favourite Thing: Henri Sayes

The PH 5 pendant by Poul Henningsen for Louis Poulsen


A private cricket pavilion at Point Wells

Depth Warmth Winter

A startling collection of winter things as the country emerges from lockdown.

Big Corner Site Potential

A new book rediscovers a forgotten — and endangered — modernist classic by Len Hoogerbrug in suburban Hastings.

Socks and Pencils

Stylist and maker Jiho Yun takes her story online.

Cabinet Makers

In the days after lockdown, Cazador’s Rebecca Smidt and Dariush Lolaiy opened a delicatessen from a space that used to be their private dining room.

Club Rules

Cheshire Architects design an organic new wing for the historic Northern Club in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Hide and Seek

New discoveries in a domestic scene

Close to Home

A neighbourhood wine bar opens in suburban Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.

Lateral Approach

Powersurge applies an elegant and intelligent angle to task lighting.

Craft Work

Kaukau, in Pōneke Wellington, blurs the lines between art and retail.

Alma Mater

More please: an eatery designed by Jack McKinney has much to offer.