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.

Beaut Ute

A novel addition to a Toyota Hilux is a surprise on the road and at the campsite.

The Simple Life

Dee Johnston and her new range of sustainable baby sleepwear, Plain & Simple.

On the Fly

Furniture designer Leo Wolff makes 100 prototypes in 100 days.

Intrepid Approach

A boutique hotel opens just off Cuba Street in downtown Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Take a Seat

A classic cardboard stool by Riki Watanabe is finally available in New Zealand.

Young & Beautiful

Yu Mei’s new store in Tāmaki Makaurau blurs the boundary between domestic and retail.

Domestic Chaos

Art, objects and botanicals celebrate the season.

Clean Living

A new range of bathroom accessories brings relief to those with chrome fatigue.

Mise En Place

Playing with memory and function in a kitchen inspired by Hong Kong.