New owners for Christchurch interiors brand One World

For lovers of Hamptons and coastal style, there is one showroom in Christchurch that embodies this distinctive aura. Adestination for classic luxury, OneWorld’s collection is luxe in both quality and elegance. With each new range, the possibilities to take the showroom’s sanctuary of style to your own home gets easier. Heather and David Fine, pictured, […]

Reimagine, repair, restore: McDonald & Hartshorne

As winter approaches, now is the time to tackle those little jobs too long postponed, such as re-upholstering projects. Dust off the cobwebs from furniture stored away in dark corners, then step back and reimagine it after a makeover – no longer shabby and tattered, but an altogether eye-catching and stunning piece. McDonald & Hartshorne, […]

Comfort for every season: Dreamwool Beds

“I first explored using micro-coils in our mattresses when my wife was experiencing menopause,” says Dreamwool director, David Henderson. “My wife was having a difficult time sleeping and she would often wake up drenched in the middle of the night. I knew then that we needed to support the many women like her who struggle […]

Cosy colours

Decorating to add a cosy feel to home interiors during winter doesn’t necessarily mean splashing hot colours around. Red may add the illusion of heat, yet so too will darker blues, greens, browns, and even purples will add a feeling of warmth, and help to create a more intimate atmosphere. Think deep, rich jewel colours […]

The luxury of sheepskin: Bowron Sheepskins

In 1879, two brothers, George and William Bowron, opened the Bowron Brothers Tannery. The pair were master tanners in Yorkshire, England, and had recently settled in New Zealand. Today, Bowron Sheepskins hand craft premium-grade sheepskin products. Their team of 50 focus on the New Zealand market and take pride in delivering unmatched excellence in their […]

Kitchen things

Setting up a tablescape to entertain friends is as exhilarating as exercising in new workout gear, when you have updated utensils and décor to accessorise with. Utilising the kitchen colours of the season, sage greens, calming neutrals, and natural woods, you can bring together a beautifully styled kitchen just like you would a new wardrobe. […]

The right rug people: Carpet Binders

When it comes to rugs in your home, you can’t go past wool. It’s durable, high-quality, looks great, and is affordable when you know where to shop. Finding a rug that’s the right size for your space can be challenging, enter Rugs For All, a division of Carpet Binders. Experts in edging carpets into rugs, […]

Something special: Coco Gifts

If the thought of negotiating busy shopping centres in search of a gift puts you off before you even begin, it’s time to shop smart. The easiest place to start is the renowned destination boutique in St Albans that has everything under one roof, where browsing is a joy. Since opening in 2012, Coco Gifts […]

Throw it on

As the days get shorter, and the autumn chill sets in, it’s time to bring out cosy throws, blankets, and cushions to combat the cold. They make wonderful accessories, and are a quick way to change the vibe of a room, whether it is a bedroom or living room. Piled in a handy basket (indoors […]

Picture-perfect pools: NOVAspace

Sparkling blue water, comfortable loungers, soft music, a drink or two; get the picture? An inground swimming pool adds another dimension to a lifestyle, from cooling off on hot summer days (and nights), to socialising with friends and family, and putting in a few fitness laps. Winter is an excellent time to plan an inground […]