Runa + Holly








Buy yourself flowers.

Specifically, one of these romantic, velvety, painterly portraits of flowers – styled by NZ floral designer Holly Tong (@wildgardenflowers), and captured by NZ photographer Runa Kuru @runalk.

The two Gisborne-based friends have launched Runa + Holly, creating these large scale dreamscapes inspired by the famous Dutch flower paintings of the 16th Century. They’re limited edition, and by that I mean very limited – there’s only ever 5 copies of each print, in each size.

There are three sizes available – the largest being a real statement at 800 x 1200 – and each is printed on luxurious, gallery-quality 308gsm Hahnemühle Photo Rag.

The two friends had talked for some time about collaborating, and with a shared passion for interior design and having beautiful pieces on their own walls, the idea for the Runa + Holly prints bloomed quite naturally.

Series One is available online now from Runa + Holly


Good Design Isn’t Just How It Looks, But How It Works


George & Willy’s new Drying Rack is yet another example of their design ethos – simple, good-looking life tools. Suspended from the ceiling using a seamless pulley system (love me a good pulley), the rack dries laundry quicker than your average indoor line, because it utilises warm air trapped in ceiling spaces. That’s thermodynamics, man.

It’s also a perfect space saver for small laundries. Aaaaannnnnd (like everything these childhood friends turned business partners do) it looks damn good, too.

$370, ships internationally, and available in black or white.

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