Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Insite 27 Summer 2010 Contents NZ-based journalist Kris Herbert
is a self-confessed d esign j unkie a nd
love r of NZ’s cutting-edge sce ne.
What are you coveting now? An
Och-o chair fo r my two-yea r- old
to clamber o n (see Insite 22, spring
2009). Visit va nilladesign sto re.co m.
Who are you watching? Well
Gro omed Fox from Wellington .
They’re cranking out head-turning
objects. Visit well-groomed-fox.com.
What are you most excited about on
these pages? Ficket Pence – I love
its simplicity, sen se of humo ur an d
practical n ature (see p75).
STAY AT THE ARROW
Historic cottage meets boutique hotel
Assembly Architectu re designed this new fi ve-u n it lu xu ry hotel aro un d a n
o ld ston e cottage o n the Arrow to wn River. As a play on existing materials, the
co n crete walls we re fo rmed agai nst a mo uld of timber shingles. The suites feature
a clever u se of space: sliding glass screens separate the bathro om from the rest.
Breakfast arrives via a secret cupboard by the doo r (nice to u ch!) an d ca napes can
be enjoyed in the old cottage nightly. NZ$415/night (A$322). Visit thea rrow.co.nz.
What a show-stopper, er, door
stopper! It’s modelled on a volcano!
The Mt Ruapehu doorstop is a tribute
to the famou s ski area (an d volcan o).
Designed and made in New Zealand
by Nuzilla, it’s printed on heavy-duty
cotton canvas and has a sand liner.
Spot the solo skier! NZ$55 (A$43).
New Zealand correspondent
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