Hand crafted Pallares knives from the Solsona region of Spain
Brian Gartside creates rich, colourful bowls using a carefully selected set of glazes.
“Brian Gartside has been established on the NZ art scene for 40 years, firstly as a Teachers College Lecturer In Art and Ceramics and later as a successful and respected potter and clay artist. He has work in most of the Art museum collections in New Zealand. He lives in Pukekohe and his ceramic work is noted for his strong colourful images that reflect NZ with geographical symbols and images.”
These compact leather and aluminium wallets are designed and made in Holland. With security in mind, each wallet has an aluminium casing that protects credit cards from illegal scanning, and extra space for cards and cash. $145 each, ideal for people who love to travel or just like to have something new. Separate card cases are available for $65.
Paris-based designer Sophie Digard creates necklaces, brooches and scarves – tomorrow’s heirlooms, made to be worn today. Beautifully-crafted in merino, linen, silk and velvet. Crotched flowers with velvety soft buds – intricate patterns, exquisite textures, and colour schemes that perform magic. Each piece individual, collectable, and unrepeatable.
Inspired by the familiar plastic water cups, Rob Brandt has been making the ‘crushed cup’ since 1975. The inspiration for his new ‘jail house cup’, (pictured) he explains, came after visiting a hotel that was formerly a prison. “The cup is a fundamental piece of equipment for one of life’s basic necessities and should be cherished for this.”