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.
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.