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Life After Grey: adding colour back into your interiors

The minimalistic aesthetic of black, white and blonde timber has swept through the international interior design world at an incredible pace. This look finds its roots in modern Scandinavian design, as well as Japanese and mid-century design theories. In my previous blog, Honest Interiors, I discuss the benefits of this aesthetic, yet how fast interior fashion […]

Tips from the Best of the Best in New Zealand Design

The DINZ Best Boutique Design Awards are held annually to showcase NZ and Australasia’s best design in various categories: Graphic, Interactive, Motion Image, Ngā Aho Cultural, Product, Public Good, Spatial, User Experience & Value of Design. Speakers were 2017 Best winners Steve from McCarthy graphic design consultancy (Public Good award), Evzen from Studio Pacific Architecture (Ngā Aho award), […]

7 Reasons You Should Slash Your Household Waste

Growing up in rural, Alabama, the notions of reducing waste, composting and even recycling were considered extremely “Green” or “Hippie”. These initiatives seemed to go hand-in-hand with other “left-wing” and democratic policies that didn’t seem relevant to my life. However, over time, I am slowly realising that “left-wing” policies that seemed so entangled together while […]