When you entered the essenze showroom a large chart asked you questions about your ideal lifestyle until you arrived at your ultimate style. Head further into the showroom, and interior designer Rachel Lovelace had created four distinct themes related to each style. Well Groomed Fox’s new table and a beautiful timber chair fit into the Retro section. With live chicks and a silent disco, this installation had something for everyone.
Take a look at some of our favourite snaps from Urbis Designday 2017.
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The line-up of showrooms and creative partners for 2017 Urbis Designday has been announced.
We’ve got all your questions regarding New Zealand’s premier public design event answered.
This much-anticipated event featuring leading design-led showrooms in Auckland will run over Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March.
Urbis Designday is back for 2017 and is better than ever. Saturday 25 March is the date to mark in your calendar to ensure you don’t miss out on this all-day event full of artistic inspiration and creative flair.
One of Designday’s biggest hits was an installation by three unlikely collaborators.
Designday’s favourite car makers partnered up with creative strategist FLY to offer visitors a three-part experience.
An apartment for a creative couple – an opera director and a film director – offers up drama and grand gestures mixed with subtle and delicate moments.
A neighbourhood is being reborn in the heart of Auckland’s city fringe. Currently in its second stage of development, SKHY is located on the corner of Symonds Street and Khyber Pass (hence its name) on an elevated site that is within walking distance of all the main centres.
It’s time to make the most of the last sunny days and balmy nights. Enter to win a designer Kyoto outdoor bean bag crafted by luxury furniture brand, Lujo.
This sophisticated, nine-storey inn was designed by Jaime Hayon as a contemporary take on classic Spanish motifs.
Camille Khouri talked to renowned interior and furniture designer Francis Sultana about his life as a designer and his beautifully furnished apartment (featured in the current issue of Urbis).
This holiday home in the Hawke’s Bay is equal parts relaxation, art gallery, viewing platform and a subtle homage to Palm Springs.
This Auckland home is a cabinet of curiosities filled to the rafters with meticulous design and well-curated art.
A home for handcrafted leather footwear company Revie has opened in Ponsonby.