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Gift Guide – For Plant Lovers

 

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1.   Botanical Green Tea art print – available in a range of sizes – from our vintage collection at endemicworld.

2.   Geometric wall planters, in three colours and three sizes, from Me & My Trend.

3.   Planters get a contemporary makeover with these washable paper bags – available in loads of colours and sizes  (we’re digging the grey), from Collected.

4.   These concrete and pastel paint-dipped planters from Superette are perfect for little succulents.

5.    Loving these Bonnie & Neil Jungle Leaf and Rhododendron Buff cushions, from Collected.

6.   Botanical Assembly framed art print, by Melbourne designers Inaluxe.

7.   Bloom art print, from an original chalkboard drawing by NZ designer Cloud Nine.

8.   Copper LOVE! From Superette.

9.   Handcrafted and hand-painted ceramic black and white painted planters from Collected.

10.   Palms cushion in stylish black and vanilla, part of the Hanoi-inspired Summer collection from NZ homeware brand Citta Design.

11.   Set of two brass planters also from Citta Design.

12.   Petalhead framed art print by NZ artist Adrian Bird.

13.   We love a collab – this rad geo plant stand is part of a range designed by NZ blogger Julia Atkinson (StudioHome) and Trestle Union.

 

Explore all our botanical prints here!   

 

Ho ho ho – Gifts for Guys

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1.   Magnetic bear bottle opener for his fridge!

2.   Superbro art print, from NZ surfer, skater, dad and illustrator (I’m a poet and I know it) Greg Straight.

3.   Perfect for the designer dude. Pencil art print by Oslo.

4.   I want this for myself! Smartphone projector from Iko Iko.

5.   Camping is cool. Bear and Beer BBQ art print, by NZ illustrator Natasha Vermeulen.

6.  Al Brown is a bondafide legend amongst NZ men – especially men who love to cook. His new hardcover book Depot includes all the unpretentious and hearty recipes that have made the eatery – and the man – so loved.

7.  Chocolate! Craft Beer! Chocolate that tastes like craft beer (with hops and toffee malt)! This choc was made to enjoy with a bottle of his fave. From artisan chocolate makers and all-round good guys, Wellington Chocolate Factory. Get it from Iko Iko.

8.  The rockstars of NZ coffee – Coffee Supreme – have teamed up with the guys at Wellington’s Six Barrel Soda Co. to create this coffee soda syrup. YUM. Available from Paper Plane.

9.   Ask him if he knows about the cult guys’ lifestyle magazine, Monster Children. If he does, he will literally worship the ground you walk on for getting him this super limited edition box-set, curated by guest editor Mike D of the Beastie Boys. From Good as Gold.

10.   Home Sweet As Home art print by Good Graphic Design. Also comes in a wicked copper foil version.

11.   Every little dude growing up in the 80′s had (or wanted) a Chopper. Good Times for sure, Greg Straight.

12.   Iconic NZ men’s brand Barkers now sell grooming prods, including the famous Californian brand, Baxter. Loving that clean designer packaging.

13.   Shoes, watches, wallets… the details matter on a man.  So get him looking sharp with the sophistication of I Love Ugly’s leather time pieces and bill-folds.

14.   Flowers are for girls… a man needs a manly candle. Ah, the nostalgic, grown-man smell of Pipe Tobacco. From Paper Plane.

15.   Stormtrooper art print, from a super intricate, original pointillism pencil sketch – by NZ artist Alex Matthews.

16.  Masculine and minimalist – this sharp-looking travel bag by Swedish design company RAINS is available from Simon James.

 

 

Gifts for a Rad Dad

Father’s Day is just around the corner, and we’ve got a flagon-crate-full of art prints for every Kiwi dad!
Need some ideas? Sweet as! That’s what we’re here for…

Fishing NZ art prints

For a Keen Fisherman

Snapper-snagging, kahawai-katching Dads will definitely dig one of these art prints – clockwise from top left:  The One That Got Away framed art print,  Fish Species of New Zealand illustrated art print  (like the quintessential Kiwi Fish & Chip Shop posters!), Two Snapper print by Greg Straight, A Good Day’s Fishing art print. We also have loads of other fishing and boating art prints over at endemicworld.

Coffee NZ art prints

For Grumpy-until-he-gets-his-morning-brew Dads

Hard Man art print by Glenn Jones, Coffee print (printed by hand using an antique letterpress) by Erin Fae.

Framed NZ art prints

For Toes on The Nose Dads

One More Wave art print by Glenn Jones, Swim Between The Flags art print by fellow NZ surfer-dad Greg Straight.

NZ music art prints posters

For Music Loving Dads

Clockwise from top left: Hello Sailor poster print (one of a collection of famous NZ gig posters, reimagined in a modern art style), Queeny Blue by NZ artist Component (limited edition of only 20, signed and numbered by the artist), Fly My Pretties and Shihad photographic prints, from the NZ concert series by Pat Shepherd. We also have loads more music-themed art prints over at endemicworld!

Fathers Day NZ art prints

For DIY Kiwi Blokes

For a get-stuck-in, do-it-your-blimmin’-self type – clockwise from top left:  Tough Stuff art printHousehold Name art printClever Little Bastard art print, Bushcraft art print.

Nautical NZ art prints

Because He’s Your Anchor

He keeps you grounded, keeps you safe.  Thank dad for being your anchor with the Nautical Man art print by 326, or the Compass art print, by NZ artist Felix Bowker. Dad’s rule.

 

Mum’s Day Prezzies – Part Deux

What, you need even more ideas for Mother’s Day? Why sure, here you go:

Mothers Day Art Prints Gift Guide

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Just like that classic NZ tune: Her love shines over my horizon, she’s a slice of heaven. NZ design collective Mash drew these lyrics on a huge chalkboard, then turned the artwork into A3 and A2-sized prints. Such a perfect little love note for Mum!

Does she love to bake? Then she’ll love this quirky set of Babushka nesting doll measuring cups, from Collected. These won’t stay hidden in a draw; they look super cool displayed on a kitchen shelf.

Wherever she is, that’s HOME. Get her this gorgeous art print by one of New Zealand’s most popular female artists, Flox. Signed and numbered by the artist, and only a few remaining in this limited edition of just 100.

• Kikki.K have such an awesome selection of gifts for Mum, like this candy-coloured-cool letter writing set.

Sweet and feminine, but with a contemporary edge in the form of colourful geometric accents on the antlers. This Stag’s Head print starts at just $49.

Classy, clean, and very on-trend. We love the minimalist styling of this wall clock, in luxe Copper and fresh white. Available online from LetLiv.

• Inaluxe prints are a gorgeous option for Mother’s Day. There’s a wide range of designs, to complement whatever colours she has in her home. This is the Blossom 2 art print, in sizes A4 up to A2, framed or unframed. Click here to check out our full Inaluxe collection.

You can’t go wrong with a long-burning scented candle, and Ecoya candles not only smell divine, they’re packaged beautifully. A lovely little something for beside her bed or in the bathroom.

The Waiata Aroha (Love Song) art print is a very limited edition of only 50 – from an original painting by one of our most popular artists on endemicworld, Holly Roach.

 

Gift Guide: Love You, Mum

Whether you have an awesome Mum, are an awesome Mum, or are thankful for the awesome Mum of your children, it’s gift shopping time! (If you are a Mum, we reckon Mother’s Day is the perfect chance to treat yourself!) 

Sunday the 11th May is fast approaching… and to help, we’ve put together this no-fail gift guide for a modern Mum.

Mothers Day Art Prints and Gifts Guide

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Margaret Petchell’s series of bird prints are some of our most popular – especially with the ladies. We think your mum would love this sweet little lady sitting on her wall, the Sylvia Circle art print.

Let’s face it, when there’s household chores to be done, it’s normally Mum doing them. And we think – if she’s going to have to clean – at least she deserves beautiful things to clean with! Like this elegant refillable Surface Spray (in lovely scents like Australian White Grapefruit or Fig), from Father Rabbit.

Yes, yes she is. Make her feel it every time she looks at this Bee You Tiful art print by NZ designer Jared Trice. Choose from a range of sizes from just $49.

Lovers of interior design will adore the ‘coffee table book’ NZ Interior Style, with its visual tours of inspiring Kiwi homes of all types.

Our botanical prints suit both modern industrial and vintage-style homes. Our Green Tea vintage art print is available framed or unframed.

Citta’s new Copenhagen collection includes a great range of bathroom goodies (all available to buy online) – washbags, makeup purses, fluffy bath towels and candles, all in stylish Scandi-style patterns.

What she has given to you, what you wish for her – to Live, Laugh Love. This sweet art print is from an original chalkboard drawing and is really affordable at just $39.

What all-grown-up girl doesn’t love stationery? These lovely little notebooks are all ready for her lists and ideas and dreams. A two-pack just the right size for a purse, one adorned with gorgeous florals and one in luxe gold polkadots, and available from Paper Plane.

She’s a Wonderwoman, that Mother of yours. Remind her of it!

 

Hunk a’ Love – Valentines Gift Ideas for Him

I just blogged, to say, I love you… I just blogged, to show how much I care…
Make his day on Feb 14th with one of these awesome gifts!

Art Prints and Gifts for Men

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Any artist, designer or writer would love this bold Pencil art print by graphic print brand Oslo. Available framed or unframed (this one looks awesome in a black frame) and from only $49!

He’s all grown up – time to ditch the ugly keyring and go for something stylish and sophisticated. This italian leather keyfold by American designers Hard Graft is just so damn handsome. Available from The Flock.

Cologne is sort of a present for you, too. Polo Red by Ralph Lauren is a sexy mix of fresh (red grapefruit), spicy (saffron) and earthy (wood) and was named in the Top 100 Fragrances for Men by the ever-dapper Esquire Magazine. Available where good scents are sold!

 This masculine, sporty duffel bag, handmade with leather and suede, will last him years and years. Designed by New Zealand indie brand Dishonest Want and available online through The Unknown Collective.

 I am your Father. This Darth Vader print is from a hand-drawn original, creating using the pointillism technique (with hundreds of tiny dots). A real piece of art and from a limited edition of only 50 copies, signed by artist Alex Matthews. We also have Bobba Fett, Stormtrooper, Superman and Batman art prints in the same style – from just $79.

 A well-groomed man is an attractive man. This shampoo bar (yip, it’s a shampoo… in a bar!) is handmade with whisky essence and an invigorating pure peppermint oil. By small Marlborough brand Man Stuff and available online from The Flock.

 Phillipp Katzenburger, a young street artist from Germany, is one of the newest artists to the endemicworld stable. We predict his pieces are going to become collector’s items. Speaking of collecting, pictured here is Phillipp K’s Collection art print.

Young New Zealand brand Under The Sun craft their cool range of sunnies from sustainable wood. The wood comes from supervised plantations in Africa and Asia, and every pair of sunglasses is 100% biodegradable and/or recyclable. It’s about looking good and doing good. Pictured is the Boston style in Maple.

Spokey Dokeys! Pimp your Trike! Take him back to his childhood with one of the kiwi-culture tees from Mr Vintage.

Hanno the Gorilla – the perfect blend of desktop toy and design objet d’art. By New York designers Areaware and available in NZ from Simon James.

 We’ve said this before – but a copy of his favourite magazine is one of the best go-to gifts, and a subscription is the gift that keeps on giving right throughout the year. Whatever his interests – sports, music, art and design, fashion –  you’re likely to find a magazine that caters to it. Sneaker Freakers will be stoked on a copy of this aptly-named magazine (available from Good As Gold).

• A little bit saucy and a whole lot of vintage - Steam to the Antipodes art print by NZ artist Marika Jones.

 

Still undecided? We have loads of other art prints for men over at endemicworld – whether he’s into fishing, surfing, music, photography, street art, cars and bikes, art and design or just having his walls look cool… come check ‘em out!

 

 

Gift Guide: It’s Black, It’s White

Buying something for a lover of design and interiors? May we suggest black and white… or black… or white. Nothing else packs a bolder decorating punch quite like a monochrome palette. Not to mention, they’re colours that will never go out of style… or clash with anything!

Gift Guide Black and White Art Prints

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 A little bit modern, a little bit Kiwi vintage and a lot awesome! The Goodness Art Print – from NZ design collective 326 – would would look amazing in a contemporary kitchen, and is such great buying from only $29 at endemicworld.

A Varpunen sack turns storage from yawn to yeeeeah.  And we LOVE that bold diamond pattern! We’ve seen these used as office paper bins, stylish laundry baskets, plant holders and even toy boxes. Small size $99 from Superette.

Your favourite Photography enthusiast will be stoked when they unwrap this black and white print by London-based New Zealander Antony Nobilo. This trusty Boots 126X camera is from Antony’s own collection of over 200 vintage cameras, and was part of his exhibition at Clic Gallery, New York. Super affordable at only $49 from endemicworld.

 Looking for something great for a font nerd or letter lover? A design student or a writer? This Ampersand art print will look amazing above their desk – in a huge A2 size for only $65, from endemicworld.

Perfectly simple, with a touch of retro industrial styling. The Z Lamp, $69 from LETLIV.

Buy a set of these for your partner, so you can share! Dreamy pillowcase set, $60 from NZ’s own Sensitive Boyfriend.

This inspiring little art print is a Cloud Nine (NZ designer Lee Sinclair) creation. Carefully hand-drawn on chalkboard and then photographed, it’s one of a series of four. Get it framed or unframed, from A4 right up to an impressive A2. And starting at only $39.

Cool alert! These geometric candle ‘houses’ are a modern style statement for any home, and are just $39 for a set of two. From LETLIV.

The Chalk It Up print was created over the course of many long days. NZ design collective MASH hand-lettered Dave Dobbyn’s iconic NZ lyrics onto a floor-to-ceiling chalkboard, then photographed the final artwork. An awesome design-savvy gift for your mum, girlfriend or bestie – she’s a slice of heaven. A3 from only $49 at endemicworld.

 

 

Gift Guide – Manly Man

The men in our lives are hard to buy for! But whatever you do, don’t resort to a Lotto ticket or socks. Here’s a manly bouquet of handsome gifts for him…


• Endless Summer art print by fellow manly man, NZ designer Greg Straight.

Every man needs one – good looking Pocket Knife from Wocolate (they have a few to choose from, too).

Caps can be classy. Like this genuine leather and tweed Bluefish Longbill cap from Thanks.

Man bag! This vintage-style Cambridge Satchel from Wocolate is real leather and just the right size for his laptop/iPad and man-stuff.

The Royal one on the decks! The Queeny art print is a very limited edition of just 20, created by one of NZ’s foremost street artists.

How to look as if you spent a fortune on him? Sale items! These stylish Keep shoes are normally $130, on sale for just $49 at Good As Gold.

If he’s a Mo’ Bro, get him this Explorers, Whalers, Tattooed Sailors art print

One of our favourite designer accessories – the Bottle Opener (by New York designers Areaware), available in NZ from Simon James. Simply crafted from Walnut… and one bent nail! Also has a magnet so it can be kept on the fridge  - nice touch.

Classic NZ iconography and a bold graphic aesthetic – we’re keen on the Bush Man Bush Shirt art print by 326, at endemicworld.