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Get to know artist Michio Ihara’s sculptural life

Get to know artist Michio Ihara’s sculptural life It can take a while to find the perfect home. After nearly three decades as the most prominent artwork in downtown Auckland’s windblown Queen Elizabeth II Square, Michio Ihara’s 1977 sculpture ‘Wind Tree’ was taken down to

Our book of marvellous mid-century homes

UPDATE We’re very pleased to announce that our book Modern: New Zealand Homes from 1938 to 1977 won the Gerard Reid Award for Best Book at the recent Publishers’ Association of New Zealand Book Design Awards. It also won the categories of Best Illustrated Book

Presenting NZ’s best new furniture in our annual Design Awards

Every year we’re delighted to showcase New Zealand’s best new furniture and lighting in our annual Design Awards – and this year, we’re delighted to present the finalists and winner to you in conjunction with our new Design Awards partners, Fisher & Paykel. First, meet

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House on a rock

A large boulder discovered during excavation of a Port Hills site became a central feature of this home designed by architect Ken Powrie for his family.

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