Here there be monsters

Here there be monsters

5 pitfalls designers need to avoid… In New Zealand our tastes are evolving, our spaces are changing and artistic trends and production materials are revolutionising design too. Yes, it can be difficult getting the balance just right when designing well- crafted...
Interior-gation

Interior-gation

Candice Van Dyk Mooi Design is delivering some of the most stylish and eye-catching rooms in Canterbury, thanks in no small part to the international experience and wide-ranging inspiration of owner Candice Van Dyk. We asked her about what makes good design so...
Sitting pretty

Sitting pretty

Room for reading in Queenstown  While it’s all well and good browsing a catalogue or visiting a showroom there’s nothing quite like seeing how a piece fits into a room post-purchase. Our new Sitting Pretty series visits Kovacs furniture out ‘in the wild’. From the...
A captivating transformation

A captivating transformation

Introducing the Intrigue Since it’s debut in May the Intrigue has already garnered interest and orders from customers and designers fascinated by the adaptable style and ample comfort of the new settee. With everything now out in the open we talked to Hildy about her...
A progress in work

A progress in work

It’s said that good design is made of two things: aesthetic appeal and creative problem solving. But we think there’s a third element – one that’s been behind our work over the years.  This third design focus is evolution. Browse through the history pages of...
Simplicity in small space living

Simplicity in small space living

The Spyder and Axle, two new additions to the Kovacs range, are a dynamic duo when it comes to turning a small space into a showstopper. We look at these and provide some quick tips for creating the right stage for these models. Designing for small spaces can be a...