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.
Warren Moran, author of New Zealand Wine: The Land, the Vines, the People, takes us around New Zealand through five wineries.
Hot young New York cook Jonah Reider flew in to host an experimental one-day, pop-up restaurant in Auckland.
Tesla and SolarCity announce new technology that allows homes to capture solar energy through integrated rooftop solar tiles.
In the third of a series, Urbis teams up with Fisher & Paykel to explore creative collaborations.
Spearheaded by Japanese coffee maestro Teru Harase and his Auckland-based wife, Kim, iki café in East Tokyo has been fully set up as a cultural purveyor of the New Zealand café culture.
From industrial kitchens to vintage bathrooms and beyond, this Urbis special is full of inspiration.
A concrete expert builds a fitting palace for his family.
The October/November issue of Urbis is out now and it is packed with inspiration for kitchens and bathrooms.
On the eve of their fifth anniversary, vintage furniture darlings Mr Bigglesworthy are celebrating by showcasing their first-ever New Zealand collection. Urbis caught up with Dan and Emma Eagle to talk shop.
Artweek Auckland returns from 8-16 October. We highlight some of the events we won’t be missing.
In the second of a series, Urbis teams up with Fisher & Paykel to explore creative collaborations.
Guest editor Benny Castles (from fashion label World) reviews titles that celebrate the beauty of fashion, flowers and film.
Tesla’s move to mainstream leads electric vehicle charge.
Four guys, some whisky and a conversation about creativity, business and design.
Ahead of New Zealand Fashion Week, Zambesi’s Sophie Findlay selects the perfect tunes for the catwalk or… when parading glamorously around the home.
The August/September issue of Urbis is fabulously prancing from the catwalk straight to your mailbox right about now
Big plans have been unveiled for the historic Grand Hotel near The University of Auckland on Princes Street.
In the first of a series, Urbis teams up with Fisher & Paykel to explore creative collaborations.
This year’s Milan Furniture Fair brought together some of the best exponents of industrial design alongside the most innovative furniture brands.
The Urbis travel competition for two to Buenos Aires has revealed a lucky winner!
Nederlands Dans Theater is landing on our shores for the first time next week to treat Auckland audiences to a programme of spectacular dance performances at The Civic.
Each year, Sydney’s iconic waterfront is turned into a kaleidoscope of light, sound and motion. Auckland-based Angus Muir Design exhibited four installations at Vivid Sydney 2016.
Michael Barrett reports from New Zealand’s official exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Winners revealed: the awards have been celebrating Australian interior design innovation and excellence for 13 years.
The June/July issue of Urbis is bob-sledding onto the shelves or headed straight for your mailbox.
As winter sets in, ex-All Whites soccer player Tim Brown launches AllBirds, cosy wool shoes with plenty of design and environmental credentials.
There is another great reason to do a little window-shopping in Newmarket this week, as the shopping strip takes part in an inaugural window design competition.
Here is how to ‘own’ that piece of the city you have always coveted… well, almost.
Refugio para un Recuerdo (Refuge for a Memory) by Alexandra Kehayoglou is a fiction, an emulation of a grassy knoll hand made from left-over yarns, offcuts and discarded textiles.