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?
“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.”
New collection, EARTH&SKY, pairs rammed earth and clear glass in a union that is timeless, effortlessly graceful, and honours the resources in our local environment.
In this blog we take the opportunity to share with you a bit more about one of the sustainable material we use in our collections. Rescued river wood…
Lyzadie is inspired by this land when she designs a collection. We asked her how the Black Tree Fern inspired her to design dining tables, side tables, sideboards and armoires. We also take a peek into Lyzadie’s creative process from idea to product.
Our collaboration with these extraordinary craftspeople is a very rich and fulfilling one. Without their excellent skills and knowledge of their materials our creations would not come to life. Who are the New Zealand makers behind all our collections?
This year has been a busy one for the design studio. We caught up with head designer and creative director Lyzadie after her return from Milan Design Week and asked her for her top ten take outs from one of the world’s biggest and best design fair.
At a time when our actions have impacted this planet’s ecosystem in a negative way, we need to rethink our actions.
We question the role of luxury today.