Twenty-two buildings and structures have won awards in this year’s New Zealand Architecture Awards, announced 10 November.
Urbis gets a glimpse at the BMW ethos and test drives some of the most impressive members of its fleet.
We review Barber Osgerby by Jana Scholze, published by Phaidon.
Houses talks to kitchen designer Davinia Sutton about her use of Fisher & Paykel appliances in an award-winning kitchen.
Behold this treasure trove of travel technology. These road gadgets might have been unimaginable just a few years ago, but now they’ll be competing for space in your suitcase (except for the one that’s actually a suitcase).
New York restaurant Saxon & Parole is launching in Auckland next year. We caught up with its owners, the directors of the global and highly lauded interior design firm AvroKO.
We look at some high-end apartments, both completed and in construction, around Auckland.
The Wine Cave opens its doors in Newmarket.
This issue of Urbis marks our one-hundredth.
To mark our 100th issue we focus on something that has set Urbis apart since its inception: its international outlook.
Urbis chats with Anna Carrabs about working in the high-end furniture company and their future plans.
A credit card company in Seoul has launched a series of four intriguing, standalone libraries including this cooking library.
With so much tech in our pockets right now, home appliance innovation is gravitating towards the domestic spaces we use daily.
Urbis attended the launch of Sony’s Bravia A1 Oled TV in Sydney’s Carriageworks.
Dulux has launched their colour trends for 2018. The latest collection is titled ‘Balance’, fitting for today’s busy world.
From the delicious to the bizarre, here are a few food-related books we have been drooling over this month.
Entries are welcome in the fields of lighting, furniture and product design, ceramics, fashion, textile design and jewellery.
The Kinloch Golf Club was designed by Andrew Patterson, with interiors by resort design maverick Virginia Fisher.
The latest issue of Urbis comes with a bonus 24-page special booklet, in which we forecast upcoming trends in kitchen and bathroom design.
Kitchens by Design, the designers and manufacturers of bespoke kitchens and bathrooms in Auckland, have just opened a Takapuna, North Shore showroom.
Fashion designer Kayla Jurlina releases Homage, a jewellery collection via a delicious collaboration with chef Al Brown.
The luxury carmaker’s CEO recently visited Auckland to talk growth.
Wellington sculptor Max Patté has revealed a series of three new light works, showing his playful evolution in light pieces.
Samsung Electronics New Zealand invited three local artists to showcase their work at the launch of its latest lifestyle TV, The Frame.
The world of well-designed hotels can offer a wealth of inspiration on how to turn homes into veritable escapes. Here we look at the recently unveiled Naumi Hotel at Auckland Airport.
Urbis issue 99 is out now, and features a bonus 24-page booklet showcasing the latest and hottest in kitchens and bathrooms.
Objectspace gallery, which aims to be New Zealand’s new home of craft, design and architecture, officially opened on Friday 28 July.
An important study highlighting the benefits and contribution of design to the economy of New Zealand has just been released.
Luxury leather brand Deadly Ponies has recently unveiled a collaboration with My Little Pony. Urbis caught up with Deadly Ponies creative director Liam Bowden to talk Equestria.
Dean Cornish explores green gadgets, forms of transport and a smart watch with design credentials.
Urbis talked to Rochelle Payne, who along with her husband Joel, is building a rammed earth house that seeks to achieve ratings in three of the most stringent energy-efficiency certifications.
Check out some snapshots from the 2017 Interior Awards evening, held at the Metropolis Museum on 29 June.
The nine winners of the 2017 Interior Awards were announced at a sold-out event at Metropolis Museum, Auckland on 29 June.
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.