The Birba chair – possibly the most perfect folding chair ever made – has just celebrated its 20th birthday. The seat, designed by James Brönte, has been produced for the past two decades by Bonaldo, an Italian furniture company (New Zealanders can buy it at Studio Italia; Australians at Cafe Culture). It’s constructed from painted steel in all sorts of colours. But best of all, it takes up just 3cm of space when folded up and stored – perfect for apartment living. bonaldo.it
We’ve got every Dad covered for Sunday 4 September.
From rich copper to polished brass, warm metallic accents are taking over.
Much like the sets of Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, seemingly mismatched colours, shapes and eras find an unexpectedly vibrant harmony.
A clean, angular line of brass and a matte rimu top are all it took to create this simple, yet elegant Goldie side table.
2016’s Australian House of the Year is a warm, inviting gem on Sydney’s Darling Harbour.
Harman Grubiša have partnered with North Wharf to celebrate a month of fashion in the build up to NZFW.
Urbis attended Fisher & Paykel’s elegant ‘Black Banquet’ in Auckland’s Takutai Square last night.
A couple’s collection of rare and unusual design and art pieces finds harmony in this tiny loft apartment that boasts a view of a historic windmill.