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.
This architect’s penthouse boasts enviable green spaces and a vertigo-inducing outdoor bath.
A designer villa in Bali, inspired by Japanese minimalism and with a strong environmental ethos, captures the essence of simplicity, luxury and relaxation.
Urbis chats to the co-founders of a home exchange website aimed solely at creatives about trading their highly curated abodes with perfect strangers.
London-based designer and furniture maker Cassandra Ellis mixes nature and timelessness in her own home. Here, she shares some of the objects she loves.
This abstract meditation space in the middle of a forest is deeply intertwined with the woodland that surrounds it.
Award-winning chef and the mastermind behind Cassia Restaurant, Sid Sahrawat and his wife, Chand, show us the objects they love.
A round-up of the latest, the most outstanding or plain promising servings in the local culinary scene.
Fast-rising restaurateur Mimi Gilmour opens the doors to her home and shares some of her most cherished objects.