Tag Archives: Interior Design

Martin Gane Converts Victorian Pigsty

Martin Gane Converts Victorian Pigsty

For a builder to have a penchant for Grandma’s 1950s dainty, flowery teacups is somewhat peculiar, but for New Zealander Martin Gane, an artisan builder, and his English wife, the interior designer Elle Kemp,…

Designer Sandra Nunnerley’s NY Home Exudes Calm

Designer Sandra Nunnerley’s NY Home Exudes Calm

Wellington-born interior designer Sandra Nunnerley’s apartment – located in a turn-of-the-century Carrère and Hastings town house on Manhattan’s Upper East Side – is a reflection of her signature style, Mallery Roberts Morgan writes for Architectural…

Anouska Hempel publishes a book on interior design

Anouska Hempel publishes a book on interior design

“Anouska Hempel” – the New Zealand interior designer’s book has been featured in New York Times Style Magazine.   Hempel’s style – an “elusive mixture of discipline and romance” changes course “from baroque homage to…

Letting in the Light

Letting in the Light

New Zealander, Huxley Somerville, 52, a managing director at Fitch Ratings in New York, bought a run-down Upper West Side brownstone apartment in 1994 and set about converting the space into “four separate living…

Essential Design from the World’s Edge

Essential Design from the World’s Edge

Essenze, the distribution partner for some of NZ’s best known designers, has partnered with Saatchi & Saatchi to present a comprehensive exhibition at the ad agency’s New York headquarters at 375 Hudson St. Entitled ‘The Edge…

New Zealand Riviera

New Zealand Riviera

To entice buyers to a resort development, Pip Cheshire and Terry Hunziker designed a rustic guest lodge Bay of Islands, a remote spot about 150 miles northeast of Auckland. Located in a part of…