Form, space, weight. The memory of movement, left behind long after a body has passed through space. This latest collection is inspired by an obsession with dance, with ancient katas, and the…
Fjordland National Park is a wonder of natural beauty and Lyzadie was lucky enough to walk large sections of the park this summer. With some of the oldest rocks in New Zealand, its beauty feels literally carved from the earth…
Which leads, of course, to inspiration. There was so much to be inspired by: the roar of water cascading over ancient rock; every shade of green imaginable in the trees, the grasses the moss and stone; and the echoing call and flap of native birdlife.
What a year. We are so very thankful to have the ability to look back on 2020 and be able to see some light within the difficult times. If your journey has been a tough one, our hearts go out to you. Things have been rough for so many on so many levels, we recognize our privilege in being able to take stock, to reflect, to dream of a brighter time ahead.
Designers, dreamers, makers, we are the builders of our own world. Fully committed to our goals of bringing sustainable, positive luxury design to the world, we also believe that carries with it a responsibility to support and celebrate the lives and work of others.
You can expect to see the rich tapestry of New Zealand’s nature and people eternalised in wood, stone, rammed earth, glass, running metals, new materials and leather. Exceptional materials that stand the test of time and that hold the warmth of the planet deep in their form.
We had big plans for 2020. Plans that included invitations to design fairs across the world. And then of course, the world changed. But within change, comes opportunity. The current restrictions on travel and personal interaction are difficult and sometimes heart-breaking to navigate, but artistry will always find a way to be alive in the hearts of those who hold it close.
In New Zealand for the longest time, the skies have been empty of clouds. The blue has stretched, bright, a path to the future, away above us. While the world locked down, New Zealand celebrated some of the cleanest air on earth.
We know that eating raw and natural ingredients is good for our inner health. What about our inner health in relation to the spaces we inhabit? How do we make sure our spaces are healthy for us and our families?
It is this awe of our natural surroundings that inspires us to make work at the studio. To see nature, writ large all around us is what drew us to this country, and then to paint her hues in every design, every work we make.
“There are moments in life that go beyond the ordinary, that add depth and dimension to our existence. Whether it’s art, music or another form of expression, each moment is like a gift.”