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Idealog—in the ideas business


A quick word with … Emma Smith of The Flock

Emma Smith owns and operates The Flock, along with Billy Wilson. It's a boutique design online store, carefully curated with love. We asked Smith, a photographer with a passion for ceramics and a good teapot (and elephants, because who ... More …




Escada taps Kelly Thompson to brand new perfume

New Zealander Kelly Thompson is the illustrator behind the packaging for Escada's S/S14 scent Born in Paradise, and it's a beaut example of her striking yet somehow delicate visual signature style. More …


Sass up your ceilings with these birdcage shades

Sometimes all it takes is a simple tweak to refresh the look of a room. And for an instant update to your lighting, these ultra-modern metal shades from LeeAnn Yare's Collected are just the ticket. More …


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Technology

The Wrap: 29 January

This week we take a look at pins and recipes, a keyboard for the less sausage-fingered, another robot, but this time it's an office hero and some fancy shoes for the fire wise. More …


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Apps

App review: Take your business to the movies

Businesses now have a slice of the action from Directr, with a library of templates to make everything from product demos and customer testimonials to Kickstarter promos and company introductions. More …


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Technology

Supercomputer to power AUT space research

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A supercomputer once used by Weta Digital to render effects for Peter Jackson's movie King Kong has found a new home at Auckland University of Technology's Institute for Radio Astronomy and Space Research. More …







DeWandelaar offers a slice of NZ in Amsterdam

Poor old Lockwood Smith, struggling to find a decent Kiwi drop over in London... Meanwhile, over in the Netherlands, expat Aucklander Jens Hack has been struggling with the same thing for years – and in November, he launched DeWandelaar, a boutique ... More …