New Zealand’s designer showroom trail

We tour some of New Zealand’s most stylish retail spaces, showcasing furnishings designed and made to transform your home.

Bauhaus

Minimalist, contemporary furniture for New Zealand homes.

 

The collection at Bauhaus is curated for lovers of stylish furniture – offering a range of quality, contemporary minimalist furnishings to transform your space into a haven that you’ll love coming home to. The team at Bauhaus prides itself in offering outstanding customer support and advice. A new showroom in Grey Lynn was opened last year in addition to the original Parnell site, both offering award-winning furniture by designers and craftspeople from around the globe to help you master the art of hometime.

bauhaus.co.nz

Parnell – 19 Shipwright Lane, Parnell, Auckland

Grey Lynn – 254 Richmond Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Matisse

From the classics of Le Corbusier, the mid-century functionalism of Charles Eames, to the genius of Antonio Citterio.

 

From a warm brick and beam showroom in Parnell to equally inviting outposts in Christchurch and Queenstown, Matisse has become known over the last three decades for its collections of the finest authentic contemporary European design spanning furniture, kitchens, bathrooms, lighting, and bespoke fit-outs.

matisse.co.nz 

Auckland – 99 The Strand, Parnell

Christchurch – 134 Victoria Street, Christchurch Central

Queenstown – Unit 1A, 179 Glenda Drive, Frankton

Studio Italia

Delivering the design acumen and exceptional craftsmanship of Italy to New Zealand.

 

Italy is celebrated for its leaders in style, innovators in design, and exceptional standards of production. Studio Italia pays homage to the Italian greats in an elegant boutique showroom in which to traverse the highest quality designer furniture, fittings, bespoke wardrobes, and kitchens.

studioitalia.co.nz

25 Nugent Street, Grafton, Auckland

Dawson & Co.

Creating beauty and harmony in the relationship between decor and architecture.

 

Our philosophy is to showcase honest furniture of superior quality, made by brilliant craftspeople from all over the world. Our showrooms are carefully curated and guided by a vision to create a physical and emotional connection to the spaces we live in – spaces that ignite the spirit.

dawsonandco.nz

Parnell – 115 The Strand, Parnell, Auckland

North Shore – 38 Constellation Drive, Rosedale, Auckland

Laminex

Experience the latest in surface trends.

 

Designed by Material Creative, Laminex’s flagship showroom in Parnell is a place where beauty and good design collide seamlessly into a collection of over 140 decors across eight brands.

laminex.co.nz

Home Ideas Centre, 165 The Strand, Parnell, Auckland

Stoke Fireplace Studio

Exclusive fireplaces for sophisticated spaces.

 

Stoke Studios are designed to inspire and welcome architects, designers and homeowners to experience the best in fireplace design. Select from leading brands designed and made in New Zealand and abroad – with endless possibilities to entertain with flames, visit Stoke and find your fire.

stokefires.com 

11 Eden Street, Newmarket, Auckland

Designer Rugs & Woodwrights

A dynamic duo collaborate to create a showroom that extends into a virtual reality.

 

The new showroom is a must-see design experience featuring rugs, custom furniture and Nightworks custom lighting, kitchen, appliances and textiles.

Designer Rugs specialises in handmade custom rugs and carpets, including exclusive, work-renowned collections made from pure New Zealand wool.

Woodwrights handcrafts custom furniture that is personalised to inspire expression.

With a mix of solid timber cabinets, sofas, the exclusive artisan range and metal designs.

designerrugs.nz   woodwrights.co.nz

1 Grosvenor Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Abodo

The Cardrona Cabin.


Set in the harsh climate of Central Otago, Abodo’s Cardrona showroom champions the use of New Zealand made materials, detail, and craft. The cabin features Abodo’s range of thermally modified eco-timbers – cladding, structural, linings, flooring, fenestration, joinery, furnishings, and fence posts – allowing for a completely immersive experience.

abodo.co.nz

2340 Cardrona Valley Road, Cardrona

15 March 2021

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