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The work of New York based Kiwi architect David Howell scored the cover of September’s Interior Design magazine. Howell’s  firm transformed the New York office of London post-production house Framestore CFC (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) from a “lacklustre temporary studio space” to “quirky Englishmen themed”. Rather than obviously highlighting the technological aspect of Framestore’s work via industrial lighting and exposed wires, Howell chose homely pieces in walnut veneer and banana faux leather, in a look described as “more living room than antechamber.”


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Auckland Chefs Shake Up the Pans

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