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Cruikshank furniture designers in the southern village Arrowtown collaborated with top
New Zealand designer David Trubridge and international marketing company essenze
to create the Nuku chair. Trubridge is known for his sustainability ethos, so it 's no
surprise that the chair is built from plantation-grown saligna timber, durable fabric and
stainless steel. The structure is cunningly locked by a single-tension strap. The Nuku is
comfortable inside or out, and the whole chair packs away into a bag that doubles as the
seat cushion. Nifty. This is New Zealand design at its best -- practical, durable, beautiful.
Visit cruikshank.co.nz and essenze.co.nz.
Clint Slogrove of Paradigm Design, a
design company that was established on
sustainable principles way back in 1989,
creates hardy, one-o bags and rubbish
bins from used billboard o -cuts. The
Salvage bin (pictured) comes in two sizes,
it's free-standing, super-durable, foldable
and easy-to-clean. Clint says the uses are
endless: wastebasket, ice bucket, washing
basket, top hat... "No animals were injured
during production and we have taken great
care not to harm the planet," he adds.
FLAT PACK: Here's one for the Moonlight Cinema --
the Nuku packs away into a bag, which doubles as a seat.
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