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Gift Guide – NZ’s Most Wanted

Some of our most popular art prints (new and ‘of all time’), plus the best of desirable design from around New Zealand – for someone who’s been a good girl all year…

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Dreamy Ink Moon art print by George Sand Studio - from just $59.

The perfect match – she’ll have sweet dreams in this Contrast Teddy in taupe from Lonely.

 

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Such a great little gift pack! NZ artisan soda syrup, enamel cups and a metal carry crate, all in this Picnic Kit from Six Barrel Soda Co.

Get her something pretty from New Zealand’s most well-known female street artist – this Tui and Hibiscus Giclee art print by Flox is a very limited edition of just 50 copies.

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The marbled look is right on-trend. She’ll dig our Wave Study No. 6 art print by Wild Wagon. Available in sizes right up to a huge A0 poster – so cool.

What woman doesn’t want something sophisticated and special from coveted NZ brand Deadly Ponies? Yeah, we don’t know anyone who doesn’t either.

 

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Blush pink and copper foil journal, oh yes. This is My Year 2016 journal, from MiGoals.

The perfect match – this blush pink and gold foil Nordic Sunset art print, by Duett Design. From only $49!

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One of our all-time best sellers, the contemporary, Scandi-style Grey Blossom art print by Inaluxe. Looks even better framed!

How ’bout something soft and stylish from cult-status-cool brand Kip & Co? This is the Kip & Co Swash cushion, available from LETLIV.

 

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Oh yes. Yes. Now you’re talking. You’re about to be very, very popular indeed. Axel shoes in black from Chaos & Harmony’s new SS16 collection (and one of the collection’s best sellers)

For Ms. Monochrome, our hugely popular Black X art print by Duett Design. Priced from just $39 and looks super hot in a black frame.

 

 

 

 

Gift Guide – Botanic Babe

Plants are the new black. And they’re the finishing touch that – along with art – makes any space come alive. We’ve rounded up the botanical best from NZ online stores, for an epic green-thumbed gift this Christmas.

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•  Something Forgotten photographic print, from just $59. One of a series of super cool, clean and contemporary photographic prints – each featuring a lush photographic scene from a botanic garden within a geometric shape. Available exclusively at endemicworld.

•  Ceramic and brass, yes please. Geodesic wall planters – in a set of two - from Flux Boutique.

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•  Today’s on-trend version of the tradish plant pot – a cloth mini sack. Criss Cross cloth planter bag from Toodles Noodles

• Lively up yourself! We love the super bright colour palette of Cloud Nine’s Green Cactus art print - get it from just $39 at endemicworld

 

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•  Digging the Zen vibe of this Floral risograph art print – handmade by Flox, NZ’s leading NZ female stencil artist. Plus, it’s a limited edition of only 20

•  Hanging planters are having a moment – one of our new faves is the Sgraffito hanging planter, handmade by Tauranga-based boutique brand, JS Ceramics

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•  The avid flower collector has got to have some secateurs for the car, for roadside foraging. From Father Rabbit

•  So pretty and soft - Flowerbomb art print (from an original pencil drawing) by Chloe Ruby, from only $59 unframed.

 

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•  We love the inky, delicate Green Fern art print (shown framed) by George Sand Studio. Comes in a full range of sizes, framed or unframed, at endemicworld.

• Brass mister – to keep all their little plant pals feeling fresh, and looks stylish on the kitchen bench too. From Sill Life.

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•  Seeya later, boring bed. Garden Sheet Set from Club of Odd Volumes, available in NZ from Despite Appearances

Waratah - one of the very latest illustrated prints from loved indie brand Inaluxe. Imagine this as a big A1 poster! (We go right from A4 to A1, even framed, in the Inaluxe range.)

 

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•  Ok, if you’re looking for something really special – something they’ll keep forever – this is it. An ethereal, abstract piece of original photographic art. The piece pictured is titled Invoke - it’s just one of the prints in NZ floral stylist Georgie Malyon’s new photographic series Into the Mystic. Very limited editions of this one – only 7 x A2s, 5 x A1s and just 3 x Ao posters. Starting at $450 – available exclusively at endemicworld.

•  She’s The One – the cutest potted plant, in a limited edition, hand thrown ceramic pot, from Sill Life

 

 

 

Gift Guide: Hot for Him

We got your guy-gifts covered this Chrissy, with a range of art prints the man in your life will love,
and a swag of other well-designed goodies from NZ stores…

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•  For a stylish bedside – black steel alarm clock by international design brand Menu, available from Tim Webber

•  For the guy who loves his bike as much as he loves you - Bike Love art print (also comes in a blue colour-way) by Sarah Parkinson

•  For the surfer - One More Wave art print (available framed or unframed), by Glenn Jones – from endemicworld

•  For the maker – handcrafted waxed canvas (with brass and leather) Maker’s Apron, from NZ’s Hanlon and Howe

•  For the man who rides – coffee table book of custom-designed motorbikes, from Paper Plane

•  For your tattoo and art loving babe - Lover to Lover art print by Wild Wagon, from endemicworld

•  For the design-loving hipster (just don’t call him a hipster) –  The Sea The Sea art print (shown here framed in white) by Sarah Parkinson

•  For the well-groomed and sexy-smelling (or when you want him to be) – gift set with cotton wash bag from Triumph & Disaster

•  For the coffee connoisseur – Coffee Supreme soda syrup, handmade in small batches by Wellington’s Six Barrel Soda Co.

•  For the adventure-seeker - NZ Surf Quest poster, from endemicworld. Featuring scratch-off gold foil markers, so he can keep track of all the best breaks he’s surfed

•  For the lover of skate culture – hand-painted Anchor deck, featuring an original artwork by NZ’s Joe McMenamin (check out more skate deck art here)

•  For the appreciator of a good vintage – retro Stanley (an iconic brand that has been around since 1913) hip flask and shot glass set, available from Good as Gold 

 

Gift Guide – Mothers Day

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Buy her luxe metallics to show her she’s gold. This art print by Alisha Brunton encourages her to live a life she loves and has been carefully hand-lettered with gold foil by the artist (looks great framed in black too!). Team it with the brass Scent of Home candle from Father Rabbit.

 

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For the on-trend, interior design loving mum: this geometric art print by Duett Design, and a velvet geo cushion from NZ’s Citta Design.

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Pared-back florals for a relaxing, feminine aesthetic. We’re obsessed with this light and lovely Flower Bomb art print by NZ illustrator Chloe Ruby. It would look beautiful above her bed, with a Bloom pillowcase from Iko Iko.

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On Mothers Day, she should get to stay in her dressing gown all day. Make her a cuppa, and present her with one of our most popular prints of all time, Percy Circle by NZ artist Margaret Petchell. Oh, and if she’s staying in her dressing gown all day, make sure it’s a beautiful one. To match the ice pink in our Percy print, we spotted this divine-quality gown from Citta Design.

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Kisses and Hugs, and a scarf that will feel like a nice warm hug any time she puts it on.

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Remind her everyday how much she means to you with this colourful little honey of an art print. Inspired by the Scandi woodgrain aesthetic, we spotted the Diamond Box, an tiny treasure/jewellery holder (perfect for her bedside table) from Iko Iko.

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If you’re gunning for favourite daughter/son award, you can’t go wrong with one of Margaret Petchell’s loved bird art prints (this blue babe is Wilbur), and beautifully-packaged artisan organic tea from NZ’s Storm and India.

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Another pick for the modern mum – she’ll love this graphic, Scandinavian-inspired Grid Cross art print by Cloud Nine.  And if she’s been extra good this year, get her a matching cotton cross blanket (by Kate and Kate, from LETLIV) to go with it.

 

 

Top 10 Picks for Valentine’s Gifts

Woah, um… where did January go? Valentine’s Day is just next weekend!
If you’re looking for a sweet something for your sweet someone, here’s our Top 10 picks for Valentine’s Day art prints…

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1.  Kiss art print and Hug art prints make a great pair, just like you two crazy kids… We love Chloe Ruby’s signature pencil sketch style and the blush pink is super on trend, too. Definitely one of our faves.

2.  Something less girly? Ok then. This graphic black and white LOVE art print by Jacob Howard will look awesome in any modern interior.

3.  Get them flowers that won’t ever die (like your love, right? Ok, lame pun, fair enough). Petalhead art print.

4.  My love is a rock. My love is an island… Lion Rock photographic art print by NZ photographer Jeremy Senior.

5.  Is she a lover of Scandi-style? Then she’ll love you for giving her this folksy Love Birds art print (shown here framed in white).

6.  Let’s Run Away art print by NZ artist Alisha Brunton

7.  Is there a more romantic thing than the great ocean-wandering Gannet? They mate for life. Gannets art print by Glenn Jones.

Double the art, double the awesome with these ‘His and Hers’ prints – they’d all look so good paired above your bed…

8.   Sol and Hootenanny art prints by Inaluxe - perfect for a couple of creative night owls

9.  Tui twosome - Aubrey and Parson

10.  And finally, wo of our most popular art prints – the Percy and Sylvia circle art prints by NZ artist Margaret Petchell.

 

Gift Guide: The Hip Homemaker

Know someone who loves decorating (and re-decorating) their home? These on-trend homeware picks will make you a very popular Santa.

P.S: If the someone who likes decorating is you, just buy yourself a gift! We’re adults, we’re allowed to.

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1.   One of our most popular prints at the moment – Home Sweet As Home art print, by NZ brand Good Design. Also available in a so-hot-right-now Copper foil version.

2.  Metallics are having their moment, and the gold goodness has even extended onto cutlery. This gold-dipped set (includes desserts and teaspoons) is seriously cool. From Collected.

3.  You’re likely to win Best Present-Buyer Award if you give them one of these single copper pendant lights from Paper Plane.

4.  Copper bowl (also available in gold and white) from Collected.

5.  Our Live, Laugh, Love art print is from an original chalkboard drawing. Super popular!

6.   One of our personal all-time fave art prints and a bestseller on endemicworld – the HOME art print by NZ artist Flox. Seriously, get them this and they’ll love you forever.

7.   The modern homemaker won’t settle for plain old supermarket handwash… no, she wants her handwash to be as beautiful as every other accessory she’s carefully curated for her home! Luckily, there’s options like this Babescrub charcoal handwash – we love the chic minimalist packaging featuring an inspiring little hand-lettered message. From Sydney & Pop.

8.   Every stylish home needs an equally stylish candle or three. These beauties from NZ brand Ashley & Co are a guaranteed good choice – they come in beautiful black and gold foil packaging, and in a yummy amber vessel with black lid. Divine.

9.   Interior design lovers are going nuts for contemporary bed linen brand Kip & Co. If you can’t afford a duvet cover, even some colourful, mis-matching pillowcases would be a rad choice! From LETLIV.

10.  One of our most popular prints of 2014,  you can’t get it wrong with this cute budgie buddy. Percy circle art print from the oh-so-loved Margaret Petchell bird range.

11.   Protea flowers are a current fave of the interior design world. This elegant art print from Cloud Nine Creative (NZ) is especially awesome with the on-trend salmon pink background. Looks so good in a boxy white frame, but also available unframed and in various sizes.

12.   You can never have too many awesome little jars and tins to store things in… especially when they look this grid-meets-pastel cool! From Paper Plane.

13.  You can’t go wrong if you get them something from one of the most popular homeware brands at the moment, Pony Rider. We’re digging this Starburst cushion, available along with lots of other Pony Rider cushions at Mint Six.

 

 

Gift Guide: Design Fiend

Tightly-kerned (it’s a type thing), well-designed gifts for the creative in your family…

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1.   Designers love letterforms! And perhaps the most loved of them all is the ampersand. This black and white beauty is from a range of typography art prints by NZ design collective MASH. (There’s several individual letter art prints and a full alphabet art print, too.)

2.  Originally created in 1937 by world-renowned Danish architect Arne Jacobsen, this famous typography is now available on a series of modern porcelain cups. From LETLIV.

3.  One book every creative should own – Making Ideas Happen. It chronicles the process used by legendary creative houses (like Disney and Google) and famous designers like Seth Godin to turn vision into reality.

4.  Stylish ballpoint pens by minimalist Japanese design brand, Mark’s Inc. Available in NZ  from Father Rabbit.

5.  The ultimate creative sketch/ideas box set from Rhodia, from Wocolate.

6.  They’ll definitely dig this bold, graphic Pencil art print by Oslo, from endemicworld. Available in up to a big A2 size, framed or unframed.

7.  Infinite brainstorming paper! The ingenious George & Willy Kraft Paper Roller.

8.  Retro-style desk calendar by iconic design brand MMMG, from Wocolate.

9.  Simple, Scandi-style trestle desk for all their studio projects, from NZ makers Company and Things.

10.  Pentagram are perhaps the world’s most famous design studio, and over the years, they’ve created more than 400 superb brands and logos. This book showcases them all – awesome inspiration for any design. Pentagram Marks book

11.  Abstract NZ design, inspired by the famous 1980′s Commonwealth Games logo, and now in a contemporary art print by Guy Harkness.

12.  Important advice for any designer - Stay Passionately Curious! Art print by NZ illustrator Chloe Ruby.

 

 

 

Gift Guides: Summer Lover

Hot Christmas picks to buy for your favourite summer stunner…

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1.   Fresh n’ Fruity! Fruits For Lucas art print by Swiden.

2.   Thanks for the memories, 2014 – snap your summer fun with this retro Holga film camera from Wocolate.

3.   We love this mason-jar style, big 8L drinks dispenser from Paper Plane.

4.   Sunbathing needs a sweet soundtrack. These wireless bluetooth speakers are take-anywhere awesome, from from Paper Plane.

5.   One of our personal faves – the Endless Summer typographic art print on wood block.

6.   Pineapples are super on-trend and the perfect pressie for a summer-lover. Club Tropicana art print by NZ’s Greg Straight.

7.   Our Swim Between The Flags art print, also by Greg Straight, reminds us of road trips and lazy, hazy summer afternoons at the beach.

8.   Super fun, vibrant Sunnylife beach towel from Shut The Front Door.

9.   R.E.L.A.X! Macrame hammock from Citta Design - also available in yellow, blue and plain white, and in a hanging chair version!    

10.   Summer is for mean as bombs and river swims – our Backflip photographic framed print which captures all the nostalgia of fun-filled childhood summers.

11.  Inflatable Duck from Shut the Front Door.

12.  Roundie beach towel by Australian brand The Beach People, available through Mildred & Co