Meet The Artists: Jenni Stringleman


Our current collection of Jenni Stringleman art (prints and original works) – with their paint-blurred hydrangeas, roses and other blooms – remind us of a summer daydream, like the feeling of slowly falling asleep in the afternoon sun. Jenni says that her art is an expression of joy – and we reckon you can feel that joy, […]

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Meet the Artists: Sean Duffell


Sean Duffell’s massively intricate, symmetrical, saturated-colour murals grace buildings and walls around New Zealand (and now the world) – a bit like giant mandala, radiating vibrancy and soul into grey urban streets. Sean answered a few questions for us from Bangkok, on his way to create his next city-scale artwork… Did you always want to […]

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Meet the Artists: Rowan Oswald

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Recently back from a huge overseas adventure, we caught up with full-time teacher and part-time typographic artist Rowan Oswald. From his letterforms to his outlook on life, we love this guy’s style… NZ artist and designer Rowan Oswald   You’ve just been overseas – where did you go? Tell us some highlights from the trip! We […]

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Meet the Artists: Cristina Viscu, Wild Wagon


We’re considering ourselves lucky that professional photographer and artist Cristina Viscu has decided to call New Zealand home. This talented illustrator has a style like no other we’ve seen recently – with a bold, graphic vibe yet still a feminine edge. As well as her growing range of art prints, Cristina has just launched a […]

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Meet the Artists: Philippa Riddiford

Artist Philippa Riddiford

Melbourne-based NZ artist Philippa Riddiford has the kind of irrepressible style that can’t be taught or imitated. She started her creative career working in fashion, then moved on to run her own successful brand for many years, expressing her bold and playful signature aesthetic through the design of jewellery. But with her passion for drawing and painting, for […]

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Meet the Artists: Justine Hawksworth

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Auckland’s Justine Hawksworth has been creating her most recent works on wooden board and even vintage oars. The backdrop for each piece is an old marine map showing a part of the New Zealand coastline, overlaid with intricate imagery that Justine paints with amazingly fine detail, each one taking many many hours of quiet focus […]

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Meet the Artists: Yhodie Hendra Zaldi of Yhodie Design


Born in Indonesia and now calling New Zealand home, Yhodie Hendra Zaldi recently graduated from Yoobee School of Design. As he works on growing his career as a freelance designer, he explores his craft and style through a series of graphic art prints under the brand name YhoDesign. His most recent collection features wild animals created from […]

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Meet the Artists: Kate Hursthouse

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Not to play faves, but this has got to be one of the most inspiring interviews we’ve done in a while! Artist and calligrapher (and qualified architect!) Kate Hursthouse shares how it’s never too late to follow your passion… How about we let Kate introduce herself? Did you always want to be an artist? What […]

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