Every year, Maison&Objet – one of the world’s most reputable interior design fairs – selects a product designer as the top in their field. This year’s turn belongs to Pierre Charpin, a Parisian born into a family of artists and whose style has been described as: “Clean and sensual, elegant and warm.” Here are some of our favourite Charpin pieces.
A round-up of the latest, the most outstanding or plain promising servings in the local culinary scene.
Urbis reviews Upgrade: Home extensions, alterations and refurbishments, published by Gestalten.
The June/July issue of Urbis is out now and is filled with green!
Finalists at the 2017 Interior Awards include a chapel that mixes old and new, a golden-hued office and an industrial inner-city café.
Vanessa Coxhead chats with New Zealand-born, Paris-based architect Brendan MacFarlane about how apartment buildings can foster communities.
Only Limited is a new website selling art, furniture, homewares and fashion by New Zealand designers, with each item available in limited numbers for a limited time.
Nat Cheshire honours the life and work of architectural photographer Jeremy Toth.
This nationwide film extravaganza explores the significance of design in our everyday lives. Here is our selection of unmissable gems from this year’s programme.
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.
The Urbis selection of some of the most alluring objects from this year’s Milan Furniture Fair.
Fast-rising restaurateur Mimi Gilmour opens the doors to her home and shares some of her most cherished objects.
Award-winning chef and the mastermind behind Cassia Restaurant, Sid Sahrawat and his wife, Chand, show us the objects they love.