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.
Some of Te Papa’s treasures can now be licensed by designers to create anything from wrapping paper to fabric prints, wallpaper and historically-rich homeware products.
The hunt is on for the 2017 Interior Awards Supreme Award winner.
The April/May issue of Urbis is out now and is filled with food for thought on urban living and how to make high-density work in our favour.
Announcing the winner of the luxury weekend prize at the Lexus Design Awards installation from this year’s Designday event.
Artisan 2017, a new trade-only design event for retailers, interior designers and commercial professionals, hits three of our main centres this May.
Dance-O-Mat is getting ready to land in Aotea Square in time for National Dance Week (22–30 April).
Are you the lucky winner of the Giotto Evoluzione V2 coffee machine and a year’s supply of L’affare coffee, worth $4,000?
As part of Urbis Designday, Andrew J. Steel and BoConcept have teamed up for this charity auction, where you can bid for one of 6 Adelaide chairs.
Want a chance to make your temporary design/structure live on? Enter the Installation category at the 2017 Interior Awards.
AW Architects, winners of the Workplace up to 1,000m2 category in the 2016 Interior Awards, chats about the accolade.
We review We are Dandy by Nathaniel Adams and Rose Callahan.
Maison & Objet’s designer of the year – 2017.
The line-up of showrooms and creative partners for 2017 Urbis Designday has been announced.
The 2017 iteration of the Auckland Arts Festival is expected to present over 45 individual events from 11 countries and including seven world premieres. To make it easier, here are our picks.
Tesla Motors today announced their official arrival to New Zealand. Urbis’ motoring man Andrew Kerr attended the local launch of the revolutionary electric vehicle and its charging stations.
We’ve got all your questions regarding New Zealand’s premier public design event answered.
A catch up with Kate Turner, winner of the Student category award at the 2016 Interior Awards.
Inspired by interior design, home renovation, DIY and tastemaking; artist Charlotte Drayton is taking over Christchurch’s Physics Room art gallery and re-inventing its layout.
Andrew Kerr profiles two vehicles that reflect the momentum of innovation across the car industry.
Nat Cheshire explores that thing that looks like a house on the Queen’s wharf.
This much-anticipated event featuring leading design-led showrooms in Auckland will run over Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March.
The February/March issue of Urbis has hit the shelves!
We’re off… the race to find the best commercial interior design projects and practitioners in New Zealand has begun.
In the fourth of a series, Urbis teams up with Fisher & Paykel to explore creative collaborations.
A true groundbreaker, the DB11 is a godsend for car enthusiasts who have long struggled to distinguish one modern Aston Martin from another.
Urbis’ favourites that are being screened at this year’s Alliance Française French Film Festival.
Camille Khouri takes a look at some of the holiday season’s most coveted books.
The White Hart building in New Plymouth has been many things throughout its 130 years: hospital, biker gang hang-out, derelict. Its latest iteration as the social axis of the West End Precinct is set to be one of the region’s stars this summer.
Are you ready? Online entries to the much-anticipated Interior Awards 2017 open on 8 February.
If the hospitality, real estate and cultural buzz coming from the capital for the past few months are anything to go by, 2017 might just be Wellington’s year in the spotlight.
In the Dec/Jan issue of Urbis we’ve included our Best Of 2016 insert: our annual round-up of the coolest products, furnishings and design ideas.
Writer John Walsh and photographer Patrick Reynolds talk about their latest book and the future of housing.
New Zealand fashion brand Stolen Girlfriends Club recently super-sized their most iconic jewellery pieces for an art project, Pretty Vacant.
Our Best of 2016 special issue is out now! Includes a 32-page booklet with unmissable ideas from the year in design.
It’s almost Christmas! Urbis has put together a gift guide to make shopping a breeze this season.
The 2017 Interior Awards jury includes a stellar line-up of industry experts and professionals.
Amsterdam-based creative studio Steinbeisser has been turning a few heads recently with its series of Experimental Gastronomy events.
To celebrate the launch of their latest machine, Creatista, Nespresso have opened a pop-up café in Ponsonby.
Winners of the annual Eat Drink Design Awards, which recognises the best in hospitality interior design, were revealed in Melbourne on 8 November.