Shoji-paper lamps emit a lovely diffused light and speak to our desire for a bit of hush. These little guys bring a sense of calm to all sorts of settings.
BACKDROP Walls (throughout) in Dulux Cashmere, dulux.co.nz. ABOVE, FROM LEFT Seam sideboard, $4375, simonjamesdesign.com. Sabi Leaf 01 art print by Norm Architects for Paper Collective, $265, paperplanestore.com. Triple candleholder by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen, $290, cultdesign.co.nz. Faces art print by Yoan Jolly, $105, kowtowclothing.com. Brass dish by Minimalux, $280, simonjamesdesign.com. Akari 1A light by Isamu Noguchi for Vitra, $250, matisse.co.nz. Olio Sugar & Cream jug by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for Royal Doulton, $99/set, simonjamesdesign.com. Mini bowl by May Time, $58/set of five, tessuti.co.nz. Boule vase by Olivia Herms for Skultuna, $235, simonjamesdesign.com. BOOKS A Modern Way to Cook, $62; Tales of the Jazz Age, $33, tessuti.co.nz. Simple Home, $50, fatherrabbit.com. The Scandinavian Home, $40, bookreps.co.nz. Simon Devitt’s Rannoch, $90; Dixonary Book, $90, simonjamesdesign.com. White frame stylist’s own.
ABOVE, FROM LEFT Alto desk by Andreas Engesvik for Fjordfiesta, $2950, karakter.co.nz. Mini bowl by May Time, $58/set of five; Pitfired vase by Wundaire, $155, tessuti.co.nz. Loimu candleholder by Marimekko, $59, boltofcloth.com. Line and Form No 2 art print by Samantha Totty, $269, endemicworld.com. Kappan notebook by Life Stationery, $19; planner by Seeso Graphics, $40, fatherrabbit.com. Olio mug by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for Royal Doulton, $23, simonjames design.com. Mini pen by Delfonics, $12, fatherrabbit.com. Akari 1A light by Isamu Noguchi for Vitra, $250, matisse.co.nz. Odin chair by Jamie McLellan for Resident, $1321, simonjamesdesign.com. ON FLOOR Antique Herringbone Vinyl flooring, from $40/m2, flooringxtra.co.nz. Long wool sheepskin, $281, fatherrabbit.com.
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ABOVE, FROM LEFT Natural gauze linen fabric (used as curtain), $42/m, marthas.co.nz. Olio serving tray by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for Royal Doulton, $109, simonjamesdesign.com. Pitcher vase, $59, boltofcloth.com. Mini bowl by May Time, $58/set of five, tessuti.co.nz. Brim teapot by Masato Yamamoto for Kinto, $80, fatherrabbit.com. Close Noir art print by Quibe, $45, popmotif.com. Akari 3A light by Isamu Noguchi for Vitra, $250, matisse.co.nz. Rattan Gable bedhead, $940/queen, cittadesign.com. Sanctuary mattress, from $4999/queen, sleepyhead.co.nz. Stonewashed linen pillowcases by Vida, $105 each, tessuti.co.nz. Black Olive linen cushion, $149; Natural Sand linen cushion, $169, fatherrabbit.com. Stonewashed linen duvet cover by Vida, $535/queen, tessuti.co.nz. Linen throw, $229, cittadesign.com. Elephant table by Anderssen & Voll for Hay, $523, cultdesign.co.nz. Mini bowl by May Time, $58/set of five, tessuti.co.nz. Olio Sugar & Cream sugar pot by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for Royal Doulton, $99/set, simonjamesdesign.com. Noble notebook by Life Stationery, $25, tessuti.co.nz. Planner by Seeso Graphics, $40, fatherrabbit.com. ON FLOOR Aspen flooring, from $40/m2, flooringxtra.co.nz. Pebble Weave rug, from $1870, nodirugs.com. Frame and jewellery stylist’s own.