Putting on a show(room)

We recently welcomed photographer Stephen Goodenough back to our showroom to shoot some new interior scenes.

Into the groove

Meet the star of our latest photo shoot.

Interior-gation

Interior-gation

Debbie Abercrombie With an illustrious design career Debbie Abercrombie draws from both educational knowledge and insightful experience to deliver truly exceptional interior spaces to happy clients throughout the Auckland region. Always busy and excited for the next...

Baby, it’s warm inside

Baby, it’s warm inside

Stay cozy, comfortable and cuddled up… Feeling the cold during these short and often bitter days? Here’s some interior inspiration from around the globe. Be it update New York, Trabzon in Turkey, or perhaps somewhere a little smaller and close to home, there’s nothing...

In the finest taste

In the finest taste

Exploring the landscape of the Gibbston With it’s breathtaking landscape and sheltering wineries the Gibbston Valley provides the perfect setting to draw inspiration from – particularly in summer when a sumptuous air settles over the valley and the long days slowly...

Level Best

Level Best

How Kovacs progressed through lockdown While our movements were curtailed through the recent months of lockdown we still managed to keep up with the work… If there’s a key thing the earthquakes taught us it’s that the one constant in life is change. Yes, everything...

Adding new life to our range

Adding new life to our range

Behind the scenes at Reincarnation An inspiring location provided a fresh look for some of our latest designs in a fun (but busy) photo shoot. Choosing the right spot for a Kovacs photo shoot can be tricky. Any location must be easy to access, away from the weather...

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...

Stranger danger?

Stranger danger?

Deciding where to sit… There are often subtle differences in design and construction details that separate the residential piece with one that is suitable for use in public settings. People use furniture differently out in the world when compared with at home and good...

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...

Farewell to a legend

Farewell to a legend

Bruce McKenzie retires After 47 years of diligent service Bruce McKenzie left Kovacs in 2019. We look back at his career as he looks forward to a well-deserved retirement of hunting and fishing. The world was a different place when Bruce McKenzie first walked through...

When you love your couch

When you love your couch

    When you love your couch …you just have to take it everywhere. We love the style and appreciate the commitment....

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 design...

Meet the team: Simon Knox

Meet the team: Simon Knox

For Simon Knox the craft of furniture is undoubtedly in the blood. It started back when he was nine working for his father, Peter Knox in the family furniture business, when he “would come back after school and sweep floors and stuff cushions.” “We shut down on the...

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Kovacs Design Furniture
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Christchurch
Factory and Showroom
1000 Ferry Road
Ferrymead, Christchurch
03 384 2999
info@kovacs.co.nz

Showroom viewing by appointment only - please phone 03 384 2999

Auckland
Trade Showroom
159 Design
Cnr Great North Rd & Sussex St
Grey Lynn, Auckland

Open 8.30 – 5.00pm weekdays
09 309 5553 or 027 493 6004
samanthah@kovacs.co.nz