Social Climbing at Wellington’s Matterhorn

Wallpaper features newly refurbished Wellington bar The Matterhorn in its global navigator. In a piece entitled ‘The heart of the matter’ the bar is the hub of a cosmopolitan revivified Wellington. Surveying the reworkings of architect Allistar Cox on the legendary Cuba Mall spot that’s been going strong since the Lamington days of the early 60s, Wallpaper finds a stylishly modern cavern hinting at Frank Lloyd Wright and 1920s cocktails. It’s the only place, of course, to drink Feijoa infused 42 Below vodka.


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Kowtow’s Gosia Piatek Doing Things Differently

Kowtow’s Gosia Piatek Doing Things Differently

Some designers are doing things differently: rethinking the business model and coming up with better ways of doing things, like Kowtow founder, New Zealander Gosia Piatek, who The Guardian’s Alexandra Spring…