From fresh print to exciting new finds, this round up of the latest homeware we’re loving is sure to set the scene for easy living this summer
1. Drinks trolley
With warmer nights on the way, it’s time to get a drinks trolley ready for summer entertaining. The wheels on this Sika Carlo trolley, $799, give you the flexibility to easily roll it outside for drinks al fresco. Available from greenwithenvy.co.nz.
2. Jungle-print wallpaper
Bring some tropical vibes to your kid’s room, powder room or even hallway with this stunning digitally printed wallpaper from Concrete Blush. Perfect for any space in need of a lift, this intricate design makes a statement while bringing a sense of calm to your room with its contrasting green tones and jungle flora and fauna. Available for $349.95 per roll from concreteblush.com.
3. Palm-print ottoman
This versatile palm-print ottoman is suitable for both indoors and out thanks to its durable outdoor fabric. The best part? It’ll only set you back $20! Use as additional seating, a foot stool or even as a makeshift table for a tray of food. Available now as part of the new summer outdoor range from thewarehouse.co.nz.
4. Native birdlife prints
We love Auckland-based designer Cathy Hansby’s colourful depictions of native wildlife from all over Australasia. Also available via the Hansby Design online store, Cathy’s wooden fridge magnets and key rings bear beautiful imagery of tui, pukeko, crested penguins and swans – perfect for gifting or to keep as a souvenir for visiting friends. Prints start at $25 and gift items are from $10.90 from hansbydesign.com.
5. Side table stools
We’re in love with these Daisy stools by Warm Nordic. With removable velour cushions, these stylish stools retail for $450 and can double as side tables – ideal for small homes where flexibility is key. Available in three colours from goodform.co.nz.
6. Aesop oil burner
Australian designer Henry Wilson has collaborated with Aesop to create a brass oil burner for the design-led cosmetics brand. Retailing for $215, they’re crafted from solid brass with unique character and patina which will evolve over time. Aesop is also launching a complementary new oil-burner blend, Béatrice, a woody citrus scent, to celebrate Aesop’s first foray into homeware. aesop.com.
7. Green clean
Fragrance and cosmetic brand Ashley & Co has created two new eco-friendly, plant-based home products – Benchpress, a countertop spray, and InSink, a dishwashing liquid. The Homekeeping range is designed to be gentle on hands and hard surfaces ranging from everyday crockery to your best fine china. Both retail at $19.95 from ashleyandco.co.
8. Palm duvet
Give your bedroom a mini makeover for summer with this Port Douglas palm duvet cover set by Linen House. Team with lush, green indoor plants and the coordinating cushions and pillowcases to really step up your botanical styling game. Available from Farmers stores nationwide. farmers.co.nz.
9. Refillable candle
The new refillable onyx candle holder collection by The Luxuriate is designed as a renewable way to enjoy beautiful fragrance and candlelight without creating waste. Crafted onyx vessels in pink, green, white and natural stone (all $129) can be refilled with glass candle inserts in any fragrance of your choice from The Luxuriate. Check out the whole range at theluxuriate.com.
Words by: Vanessa Nouwens.