Touch tones

Home furnishings are taking a tactile turn in 2021, with textured furniture following in the footsteps of fixed surfaces and turning our homes into three dimensional havens. Where clean lines and smooth exteriors have evolved on glass panes (now fluted), tiles (now raised and irregular) and wallpaper (now textured), furniture is joining in.     […]

Rug up for summer

It’s not very often you’re told to rug up for the warmest season. But, as soft furnishings continue to blur the lines between the indoors and out, rugs are just one of a number of typically interior provisions making the trip outdoors.   While the addition of an al fresco floor covering may not be […]

Gifting Trenz: Trenzseater

Personalise your living spaces with the covetable range of furniture, furnishing and fixtures from Trenzseater. Shop the range of international and local designs perfect for the gifting season in-store or online.                    

An exotic aesthetic

You may not be able to indulge in any globetrotting right now, but even more reason to bring the exotic aesthetic into your home.   Art, lighting, rugs, cushions and beaded decorative accessories are some of the key tools in your decorating arsenal when it comes to achieving a luxurious exotic look.   Think vibrant […]

Lighting the way: Trenzseater

Whether you are a classicist, a seeker of the unique, or a connoisseur of the contemporary, Trenzseater has the lighting design to illuminate your world.   New designs emerging from Europe feature metallic finishes but done in a fresh way. “We are seeing some beautiful, very unique gold and silver leaf among recent standout offerings,” […]

Distinctive Luxury: Trenzseater

Trenzseater’s vision is built on the foundation of custom-made luxury design which is authentic, personalised, distinctive and instantly recognisable. Directors Ben and Hamish Lewis offer a full interior design service with a deserved reputation for detailing some of New Zealand’s finest residences.     Their interior design service has gained international recognition through awards at […]

Raising the bar

The word is out and you’d better believe it – bar carts are back!     From bespoke French cabinetry models through to art-deco Hollywood-glam and retro stainless-steel models, the bar cart is your mobile, multi-tasking must-have – something your grandmother could have told you years ago! So, wheel on in the star of the […]

Exclusive design range hits Christchurch: TRENZSEATER

Leading furniture and interior design company, TRENZSEATER, has announced it is now the exclusive New Zealand distributor for one of Europe’s largest luxury brands for home furnishings, Eichholtz.     Eichholtz is renowned for its opulent scale and grand statement pieces through its collection of designer furniture, lighting and accessories. It has provided the industry […]


Let your light shine: Trenzseater

It goes without saying that the right lighting can transform a stylish house into a much-loved home.     The advice of a good interior design specialist can take the headache out of choosing and positioning lights – especially one that has the world’s top lighting companies at his fingertips. Enter Trenzseater’s Ben Lewis, a […]


Super-sized accessories: making a big statement

Interiors and the trends thereof are tied in with the rag trade. And, as with the clothes on our backs, interior designers play with proportion. It’s an interesting thing to watch. Look at any fashion image which truly works on a model and it’s often because of sizes, lengths and exactly how they’re juxtaposed. Right […]