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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Architecture

A floating pool in New York’s Hudson river?

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If you visit New York, you won’t find many people swimming in the Hudson River, but soon enough, you may just be able to find water enthusiasts splashing about in a custom built pool that floats in the river ... More …


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Architecture/Design

Mini soars over new concept store

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Driving upside down along the second floor roof-top of the Mini Garage, a bright red Mini is turning heads in the heart of Ponsonby. The car appears to defy the forces of gravity. But it’s really just a 160kg ... More …


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Architecture

The Salvador Dali Museum Ménage à Trois

It seems patrons can’t get enough of the Salvador Dali Museum, with the influx of visitors requiring the museum to open up its third home to house its collection of oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, graphics, photographs and sculptures. International ... More …



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Innovation

Doubly space efficient

Here’s a novel approach to parking your car when space is at a premium. Cardok is an automated parking solution that doubles your parking space and provides more security than a locked garage. More …


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Interior Design

Hair Co arrives with a splash

Giving the likes of Rodney Wayne a run for his money, a succession of fresh, hip new Hair Co stores is poised to pop up all over the country. Moroccan hairdresser, developer and entrepreneur Joseph Brookes has arrived in New ... More …


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Design

Designers get a look-in

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Freshly squeezed onto the design scene is Foxes shop of design and wonderment, an on-line based store selling New Zealand made, contemporary design and handmade pieces. The site launched yesterday and features handpicked pieces from site creator Jessica Whiting, who ... More …




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Kitchen Design

UK’s kitchen designer of the year makes her mark in NZ

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If it hadn’t been for an aversion to being tucked away in commercial kitchens, Natalie Du Bois would have pursued her early career as a chef. “My father was Belgian,” she explains “and we were brought up with some ... More …



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Review

Website review: Color Collective

If you think purple and orange just don’t go together, think again. Lauren Willhite is a graphic designer who’s out to illustrate that purple and orange can indeed be visually symbiotic, and so can any number of colour ... More …



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Clothing Design

Kapai! Kapow!

Not one to shy away from reincarnation, the Dark Knight’s most recent artistic rendering comes inspired by Maori culture, thanks to clothing designer Amber Bridgeman's touch. More …