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Polka Chocolate is a bo utique chocolate company fro m graphic-an d-interio r design er Jan e Maso n. Made i n small batches of o n ly 6-8kg, u sing fair trade
o rgan ic co coa bea ns from the Do minican Republic, Polka Chocolates a re wrapped in limited edition printed papers designed by Jan e. With flavou rs like salted
hazel nu t, sesa me toffee, crystallised rose, an d co con u t chip, the 72% cocoa bars are beautiful inside a nd out. Mo re flavo urs and limited editio n wrappers
co ming soo n. From NZ$9 ($7.70). polkachocolate.com.
Precious Thing p
A simple but highly fu nc tio nal wall-mo un ted
bedside table, Birdhouse by Matt Smith is n ow
being sold throu gh Thing Indu stries i n New
York. Thing Industries was launched at the 2013
Intern atio nal Co n tempora ry Fu rnitu re Fair i n
New York by New Zealan der B ridie Picot, after
Smith – on e of her favou rite furn iture design ers
– had still not brou ght his designs into pro ductio n
six years after lau nching several of them at the
Mila n Furniture Fair. Birdhouse is available i n
matte graphite and glossy mint, an d costs
US$120 ($130).thingind ustries.com .
Form & Fable is a creative partnership
between designers Mark Buntzen and Kate
McIntyre. Mark focuses on minimalist designs
of wood, while Kate focuses on ceramics.
Her hand-carved slip cast porcelain vessels each
have a unique pattern. Kate says her strong
graphic style is inspired by natural geometry –
the patterns in the world around us.
From NZ$94 ($80). formandfable.co.nz.
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