STUDIO:WEIR

PUBLISHED WORK

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A SNAP SHOT OF Recently published ARTICLES with EXTRACTS AND LINKS

 

Issue 91, aug / Sept 2019

HOMESTYLE

I’LL BE LOVING YOU

Words by PHILIPPA PRENTICE

After receiving an unthinkable prognosis, this home owner threw his arms around his family in the biggest, most beautiful way.

 

Issue 32, jun 2019

INTERIOR

DESIGNER INTERVIEW: MAKEN

Words by Julia Gessler

Flexibility, family and a quest to provide personalised service made Chantel Fisher and Kelly Rowe leave their former, larger design firms to start their own boutique version: Maken. Julia Gessler sat down with the pair to find out more.

 

Issue 32, jun 2019

HOMESTYLE

ALL I WANT IS YOU

Words by PHILIPPA PRENTICE

Flexibility, family and a quest to provide personalised service made Chantel Fisher and Kelly Rowe leave their former, larger design firms to start their own boutique version: Maken. Julia Gessler sat down with the pair to find out more.

 

 
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Issue 104, JUN 2018

URBIS

PLACE TO BE

Words by Camille khouri

An Auckland apartment with grit and street cred is transformed into a cool, urbane version of itself through colour and texture.

Auckland’s Eden Terrace is a gritty, city-fringe suburb on the move. With high-end apartment buildings such as SKHY and The Orange being established and redeveloped in its vicinity, its reputation as a coveted area in which urbanites might live is growing…

 
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JUN / JUL 2018

HOMESTYLE

AT HOME WITH ALI McINTOSH

Words by Alice Lines

There’s nothing in Tessuti director Ali McIntosh’s Auckland apartment that doesn’t feel like her.

For more than a decade, store owner Ali McIntosh has been seeking, spotting, sourcing and selling homeware treats and treasures for Tessuti, the Ponsonby institution that’s a longtime go-to of those in the know. She lives in an apartment not far from her store…

 
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Issue 27, MAR 2018

INTERIOR

RING THE BELL

Words by  Joanna Jefferies

Commercial property owner and developer Goodman delivers a sustainable new workspace for its own deal-makers.

You might safely assume that a company that deals in large-scale commercial property development and management has ample capability to deliver a top-notch, Grade A office space for its own staff…

 

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JAN / FEB 2018

HOMESTYLE

DOUBLE VISION

WORDS BY HOLLY JEAN BROOKER

Friends and colleagues Toni Brandso and Olivia Patience have recently put their ideas into practice at their own places.

Award-winning Interior design studio Material Creative is led by passionate businesswomen and great mates Toni Brandso and Olivia Patience…

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NOV / DEC 2017

HOMESTYLE

LIGHT YEARS

WORDS BY HOLLY JEAN BROOKER

A world away from the city, a family has created a sustainable, sun-filled sanctuary they’ve blueprinted to share.

Before the current trend of city folk skipping town to live the dream gained serious traction, Aucklanders Rachel and Ryan O’Malley did just that. Selling their Grey Lynn pad in 2009, they packed their possessions into a caravan and headed north, their three young children in tow.

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OCT / NOV 2017

INTERIOR

RUFFLE YOUR TAIL FEATHERS

WORDS BY JO JEFFY

An historic hotel in Auckland has its nest re-feathered in a uniquely New Zealand way.

Absolutely no white’ was a key directive from the client to Material Creativeand Ellery Muir & Associates when they took on the refurbishment of Naumi Hotel.