Tag Archives: New Zealand

The Home of Judy Millar

Judy Millar is an artist from New Zealand, whose home and studio can be found on the remote wind-swept shoreline of Waitakere just outside Auckland.  I’d love to hole myself up in a place like this to draw and take in … Continue reading

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Miscellany: Back to Nature

Chickpea Magazine is a beautifully designed quarterly publication that showcases vegan-related content from recipes, to photo essays, book reviews and personal stories. The magazine is also ad-free, which is a refreshing change from the norm. SLA is an unusual restaurant … Continue reading

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Hut on Sleds

Hut on Sleds is an innovative mobile home located on a beach in New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula. It comprises of a 40 square metre multifunctional space, balanced on wooden sleds, which gives the house mobility on a shifting beach landscape. Here is … Continue reading

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Top of the Lake

I recently finished watching an amazing series called Top of the Lake (thanks for the recommendation Terence and Jelena). Here is a brief description of the seven-part miniseries: “12 years old and 5 months pregnant, Tui Mitcham walks into a … Continue reading

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Juliette Hogan Winter 2012

I have been a fan of New Zealand fashion designer Juliette Hogan‘s work for some years now. They put it quite well on her website: “each piece is modern yet shrouded in a timeless quality, making it able to surpass … Continue reading

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The Redwoods Treehouse

If you follow this blog you will know that I am rather fond of treehouses. The Redwoods Treehouse in New Zealand is a restaurant designed by Pacific Environments Architects. It originated as part of a Yellow advertising campaign but has … Continue reading

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Brett

This is a sketch I did of the character Brett from Flight of the Conchords. He belongs to my ever growing collection of  drawings of men with beards. Flight of the Conchords is a pretty funny show too. I would … Continue reading

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