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Decorating with Books: bringing rhythm to your bookshelves

Books are beautiful. The repetitive lines, with promise of history, knowledge or pure intrigue make them seem like added parcels of sophistication in a room. They can create depth to a space, or help solve design dilemmas, such as balancing heights of unequal elements or added symmetry. When it comes to full libraries, I am […]

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 […]

Honest Interiors: Love your home

The stunning winter aesthetic of Scandinavian Minimalism has dominated the interior world for years. The international design community has embraced a necessities-driven aesthetic, with function over form. This translated into clean lines, right angles, geometric shapes, raw materials, omission of bright colours, loss of decorum and a humble aesthetic that when done correctly, is truly […]

Rebuild Update: Massive video game, community barbecues & Little High Eatery

Christchurch’s CBD is being rebuilt at a rapid pace. It feels like every time I drive through the city there are new buildings up, changes to one-way avenues, more road works in different areas and, best of all, new businesses up and running. It used to be a treat to try out “the” new restaurant […]