Technology and fashion are in some ways natural bedmates in the sense that they both focus on pushing the bounds by introducing trends or products the public might not yet be ready for. And for the launch of the new Huawei P10, Pead PR worked closely with clothing company Zambesi to bring these two worlds even closer together by orchestrating an avant-garde fashion show.
In a recent feature for NZ Retail, we looked at retail design. This companion article examines how clever design can transform mass-market retail spaces as well as expensive, bespoke boutiques.
Any mention of the cloud these days tends to lead to thoughts of software and server farms. But young Kiwi designer Richard Clarkson has taken a more literal approach and his range of technology-infused, meteorological-themed lights is gaining plenty of global attention.
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The Christchurch February blaze saw the community rope together to support families who suffered loss from the fire. But one group of artists are pushing their talent to the next level to support a family in need.
Mt Maunganui-based company George & Willy has been making waves in the homewares sector for some time. Its products are known for attention to detail and a pared-back, functional aesthetic, and the company specialises in hand-making items which can’t be found anywhere else. Now, it’s turning its attention to store accessories for retailers.
Allbirds teamed up with the coolest little capital in the world for Allbirds And Wellington, an eight-day citywide celebration of Wellington artisans and creators focused on quality, craft, and imagination.
Just when you thought you were free of the plastic horror that is the Croc, you can now buy it covered in fur or rocks for around $350 as part of a collaboration with designer Christopher Kane.
Globally recognised brand Trelise Cooper is set to take its success into Wellington with a new flagship store that will 'soft-launch' on February 25. PLUS: how online has taken over as the brand's biggest 'store'.
The original idea for Olly, a part-time café, part-time art gallery in Auckland’s Mount Eden, came forth from founders Bryan Anderson, Chlöe Swarbrick and Alex Bartley Catt in early 2016 and was up and running by December 2016. The fit-out for this little hub, filled to the brim with sugar and caffeine, was built by these talented individuals’ very own hands, which has helped to create an organic atmosphere.