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Design watch | New Zealand
ME, MY SHELF AND I
Designer David Moreland describes
his Neon Wood range as “unique,
statemen t pieces”. The shelves are
made from solid America n white oak
with Perspex shelves, treated in a
ran ge of colo ur ways by Kiwi fashio n-
design hou se World. By swapping
out the sets of Perspex, the large unit
can be eithe r a sideboa rd o r shelf.
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A centu r y-old, neglected Victo rian
c in ema co mplex in dow ntown
Auckland has been restored after
being left relatively untouched
for 40 years. Imperial Lane is now
home to Everybody’s, a bar and
bistro that mixes decayed glamour
w ith mod ern lu xur y. There are
remnants of old ornate plaster
ceilings and mouldings but the
n ew d esign featu res an el aborate
mezzanine level, plush booths,
decadent lighting an d a large open-
ai r cou r tyard. Everybodys.co .nz .
Sa rah Backler achieves the seemingly impossible in her cera mics. H ow do es a
beaker have a squ are base but a rou n d top? The effect is almost Escher-esque.
Sa rah ’s wo rk is beautiful, simple a nd elega nt, yet also featu res con tradicting
an gles. Her Espresso ceramic cup an d Pou r ceramic j ug are individually han d-
cast in po rcelain . Fro m $45. cleverbastards.co .nz.
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