Spearheaded by Japanese coffee maestro Teru Harase and his Auckland-based wife, Kim, iki café in East Tyoko 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.
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.
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.
A small sample of the colours and shapes that Auckland-based photographer Jeremy Toth captured during his South American travels.
We are mighty impressed by L’affare’s new digs on 22 Melrose Street in Newmarket, Auckland.
A look at the products and installations turning heads at the 2016 Milan Furniture Fair.
Urbis attended the global launch of Huawei’s latest cellphone, the P9, and found a surprising gadget with a powerful little camera.
Urbis reviews the recent opening of Fisher & Paykel’s Experience Centre in Sydney.
Everyone who is anyone in the furniture and interiors gig will be heading to Milan for Salone del Mobile, 2016.
From Argentina to Mexico, Italy, Portugal and beyond, the latest edition of Urbis discovers new and exciting designs from the Latin world.
Urbis remembers Dame Zaha Hadid after her unexpected passing.
Building that remote cabin in the bush without a helicopter budget seems to have gotten a tad easier.
Mr. Bigglesworthy has just released a new collection titled New Futures.
The sun paid a visit to the inside of Design Miami in December, but it was all dazzle without the heat.
Kniep is an Oslo-based art and design studio formed by designers Jørgen Platou Willumsen and Stian Korntved Ruud.
Urbis reviews WineFriend – a new wine service that delivers a selection of vinos tuned to the individual customer’s specific taste.
This fern-filled Melbourne home was designed in 1967 by architect Robin Boyd.
The February/March issue of Urbis is out now and it explores homes with impeccable and sometimes jaw dropping connections with the outside world.
As we approach the first birthday of the Longbush Welcome Shelter, here is a short video created by Ian Ruru and the Longbush Ecological Trust.
Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen’s top picks from day three of the January 2016 edition of the Maison&Objet design fair in Paris.