At Home with Matisse 





At Home with Matisse

We are still here for you. Our staff are now ready to go, working from home. This will be our new norm for the weeks to come - indent items, showroom and warehouse stock are available to order and will be shipped when the lockdown is lifted.

We still have our usual channels of communication open with the added addition of video consultations with our sales team. Please contact us below if you would like to arrange a meeting.




1. Light It Up
2. Police Your Posture
3. Get a Move On
4. Treat Yourself
Written by: Rebecca Greier Horton, Workplace
Well-Being Knowledge Lead at Herman Miller

https://www.hermanmiller.com/en_au/research/categories/white-papers/how-to-practice-self-care-while-working-from-home/





Are you working from home? View our tips to create an ergonomic working environment.

Unsure about how to set up your Herman Miller home office chair properly? Watch by selecting your Herman Miller chair or click here for further help.





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A wonderful initiative set up by the Eames office, use the below template to create your own paper Eames Elephant and decorate it as you desire. Share your image and tag
#myeameselephant on Instagram.
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Challenging Times 



To our dear friends of Matisse, we are all facing an unprecedented challenge that impacts our health, our families, our colleagues, our livelihoods and our economy.

After today’s official announcement at Government level, Matisse like most other businesses, will be closing our showrooms from Thursday onwards for four weeks or until directed otherwise.

We are nevertheless here for you, as we have been for over thirty years. All of our staff will be working for you from home - on the telephone, by email and through our website. As far as possible, we are endeavouring to make it business as usual and you may feel confident that we are all available to you at any time.

More importantly we wish you well in the weeks ahead. We know most of you personally, are aware of your resourcefulness and vigour and know that you can rise to the occasion.

Jeanne and Alan Bertenshaw

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Matisse Design Gift Guide 


Shop our Accessories


A Gift of Elegance
The stunning 24 Carat Gold Showtime Vase designed by Jaime Hayon for BD Barcelona





1. Réaction Poétique is a collection of objects, inspired by the pictorial works of Le Corbusier and designed by Jaime Hayon. The perfect addition to a table spread for the festive season, place in a group or center stage and layer with all things festive.
2. A prized possession of Charles and Ray Eames, the House Bird has been a decorative part of the collage like Eames House interior for decades. Now available in the new Walnut finish.


3. Bitossi Horsehead in Copper designed by Aldo Londi for Bitossi
per designed by Aldo Londi for Bitossi
4. Colletti Bianchi Collection designed by My Design for Bitossi

Shop Our Online Collection


Top Row - Le Corbusier Projecteur 165 clip, L'Oiseau Bird, Eames Walnut Hang it All
Bottom Row - Eames House Bird in black, Fornasetti Lanterna, Sunburst Clock in black and brass.

The Ultimate Gifts of Luxury



A special gift of luxury the Classic Eames Chair and Ottoman designed by Charles and Ray Eames, manufactured by Herman Miller is available to order on indent at a special price:
RRP $11,800 now $9,900




The Alanda'18 is a statement coffee table and is the perfect way to incorporate timeless elegance into your interior. The perfect gift for that special someone. To secure limited stock of this iconic classic, speak to our sales consultants today.
Designed by Paolo Piva, manufactured by B&B Italia.

The Ultimate Statement Gift



Our latest Arrival into our Auckland Showroom, the UP50, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Gaetano Pesce’s Up5_6, B&B Italia has opened its wardrobe up to this exclusive new finish. Available to purchase from our Auckland showroom

The Ultimate Home Office Gift



Get yourself or someone special the ultimate home office addition, the Aeron Chair, designed by Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick for Herman Miller.

Give a Gift Card

Unsure of what to get? Speak to our Sales Consultants about our 20% off indent order and we can design your special someone an indent order card or opt for a Gift Voucher (20% off is not included for Gift Cards)


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Josh sofa 


Matisse Highlight
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Matisse Gift Guide and Christmas Specials 

Get into the gift giving season, shop our latest showroom accessories and specials that will be sure to impress, or even better, spoil that someone special with a gift of luxury.
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VIVA - 20 Legendary Years 

20 Legendary Years

Jeanne and Alan Bertenshaw from Matisse International Furniture look back over the last 20 years and name the pieces that have captured the spirit of each.

When you’ve been curating from the finest Italian, American and European designer furniture for more than 30 years, you learn how to pick a winner.


1998 Hollywood Chandelier by William Brand and Annet Van Egmond for Brand Van Egmond.

1999 Artusi Island and Living Area by Antonio Citterio for Arclinea.



2000 Serie Up 2000 Armchair by Gaetano Pesce for B&B Italia.

2001 Lowland Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso.

2002 Velaria Sliding Doors in Palladio Aluminium and Golden Mesh Glass by Giuseppe Bavuso for Rimadesio.






2003 Mart Armchair by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.





2004 Charles Bed by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.


2005 Tufty Time Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.




2006 Selene Pendants by Sandra Lindner for Classicon.

2007 BCN Bar Stool by Harry & Camila for Kristalia.




2008 Vieques Bath by Patricia Urquiola for Agape.


2009 Tout Va Bien Cabinet by Antoine et Manuel for BD Barcelona.



2010 Bend Sofa System by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia.


2011 Gentry Sofa by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso.



2012 Bell Tables by Sebastian Herkner for ClassiCon.

2013 Doodle Sofa by Front for Moroso.


2014 Almora Chair and Ottoman by Doshi Levien for B&B Italia.


2015 Michel Sofa and Diesis Coffee Table by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.

2016 Edouard Sofa by Antonio Citterio for B&B Italia.


2017 Super-Beam Sofa System by Patricia Urquiola for Cassina
2018 B&B Atoll Sofa by Antonia Citterio for B&B Italia


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Our Latest Award Winning Kitchen Design | A Clean Lined Design, Inspired By Nature 



The kitchen is located in Governors Bay, nestled into the Port Hills, 20 minutes from Christchurch’s city centre. The owners sought an organic aesthetic to complement the rugged bush surroundings and the exterior of the home finished in timber, stone and copper. It was important that the kitchen be driven by function and to have a "measured elegant feel"
says Maria Pomeroy of Matisse Christchurch.



The “Gamma” collection from Arclinea was the perfect fit to complement the brief. The seamless aesthetic of “Gamma” features clean lines and incorporates recessed handles into the structure of the bench top. Long cabinet drawers were chosen to maximise storage and to accentuate the kitchen’s linear lines. Floating shelves help achieve the elegant, Japanese feel the clients loved and provide beautiful spaces for display.



Above - The beautiful outlook from the kitchen bench of Governors Bay and the Port Hills.

Contrasting the generous use of timber, with soft matt black surfaces in defined areas on the island and back wall, helped avoid a strictly symmetrical look. Stainless steel on the back working bench and splashbacks adds practicality and an element of reflection and light to the overall design.



The “Armour” finish, in Nero from Arclinea, is tactile and warm and has the benefit of absorbing light. This adds a softness to the colour palette during the day and at night when lighting comes into play.” says Maria Pomeroy of Matisse Christchurch.

 

Photography - Mark Scowen


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Milan Design Week 2018 Part 2 - Cassina, ClassiCon and BD Barcelona Highlights 




Cassina

The Cassina showroom in Milan is a place of ideas, experimentation and innovation. Fifty years after it first opened, the showroom has been extended and remodelled by the likes of Mario Bellini, Vico Magistretti and Achille Castiglioni to name a few. Now Cassina introduces Patricia Urquiola's 2018 remodel as a new chapter where the collection 'This Will Be the Space' is on show. Patricia Urquiola has designed a sculptural staircase leading to the first floor by passing through the ‘cupola’ dome, the very heart of the showroom. Patricia proudly sits on the landing of the staircase on the Feltri Armchair designed by Gaetano Pesce.





The latest sofa designed by Patricia Urquiola for Cassina is the Bowy Sofa a modular sofa with soft and welcoming curves that can be composed in a playful way. Circular, semi-circular and rectangular shapes alternate dynamically to create a play of volumes and a graphic silhouette.


Cassina presents the Maralunga 40-Maxi sofa, designed by Vico Magistretti in 1973, in a version with a 35% wider and 10% deeper seat. Maralunga 40-Maxi is pure temptation, an invitation to take the weight off your feet, lie back and relax into its even softer and more welcoming form.



ClassiCon

ClassiCon featured a range of new products at Salone del Mobile, including the Aërias by Tilla Goldberg and Ippolito Fleitz Group. The design is a combination of age old traditional weaving realised in elegant leather and high-tech CNC milled wood. The familiar pattern of the Vienna wickerwork is reinterpreted on a larger scale with leather as the weaving material. Aërias has been awarded winner by Stylepark Selected Salone del Mobile 2018.



The Pli Table (above) presents itself with a selection of tabletops in spectacular marble patterns and colours. The Pli table was a winner of Wallpaper* Magazine’s Design Awards 2018.The Pegasus Home Desk designed by Ippolito Fleitz and Tilla Goldberg is now available in new colours including leather in khaki and body in nightblue (below).



BD Barcelona

Bd Barcelona presented a range of innovative designs, a highlight being the Grasso collection designed by Stephen Burks. The collection includes an armchair, stools and ceramic designs available in a range of colour and textile options.





Stephen Burks’ work is inspired by the culture and traditional handcrafts of Dakar. The visual result sits well with BD Barcelona’s long tradition of supporting adventurous artistic expression.


The ceramics within the Grasso Collection push the boundaries of the furniture collection further with a complete organic yet structured form. The ribbing forms a restraint much like the framing of the stools and armchair designs.
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Milan Design Week 2018 Part 1 | B&B Italia, Maxalto, Rimadesio and Moroso Highlights 

The 2018 Salone del Mobile provided a feast of the world's latest designs showcasing our favourite brands at Matisse. Over the next few weeks we will provide you with the latest design news from the Fair.



B&B Italia

B&B Italia presented Walks of Design at Salone del Mobile, a creative journey across two distinct contexts of interior and outdoor settings.



"Bay is a seating collection of generously proportioned objects which cradle the body in its soft and well defined volumes. A sofa in two sizes, an armchair and a high-backed armchair, perfect for relaxation and informal gatherings, with a solid yet airy interwoven structure.” Doshi Levien present Bay, their new 2018 design for B&B Italia Outdoor.




The B&B Atoll seating system designed by Antonio Citterio is a new modular system, a refined expression of a balanced aesthetic form and a decisive contemporary style.

"B&B Atoll is a versatile collection that reinterprets traditional elements, like the bolster, associating them with a sleek, refined structure that fits smoothly into the contemporary language. It is versatile because it can be used in a wide range of settings, from the most formal, when partnered with the armchairs, to informal situations. This is thanks to the possibility of creating an L-shaped configuration with the daybed as end element"




Maxalto

"After 25 years of presenting products that use artisanal materials and processes, I felt the need to offer a 'moulded' piece, a chair with a fusion structure, thanks to a significant industrial investment by the company. At the same time, I wanted it to be part of the Maxalto collection. Caratos is absolutely contemporary, but recalls some twentieth century objects. It echoes the idea of bronze through a 'full' opaque finishing that absorbs light, and the great quality of the leather upholstery, giving it a saddlery look"  Antonio Citterio


Rimadesio

Rimadesio exhibited a stage for story telling based on solid proposals and solutions developed through a year of designing and testing. They presented new designs rich in details and exclusive finishings for a balanced proposal between architectural and furniture design, technical evolution and stylistic research.






Rimadesio have updated the Zenit system with coordinated combinations of cabinetry in aluminium bronze and brand new elm melamine, castoro leather and brown melamine internal drawers.



Dress Bold is now available in a material back panel version with exclusive luxurious fabrics in 6 different colours. All systems designed by Giuseppe Bavuso.



Moroso

Patricia Urquiola configured an interdisciplinary and intercultural exhibition space for Moroso to celebrate the concept of Material and Art and to showcase their latest designs.

The new Chamfer Sofa celebrates twenty years of the Moroso and Patricia Urquiola collaboration.
"Discussing this anniversary with Patrizia Moroso, for our twenty-year work anniversary, we decided to work on a simplification of a series of echoes from projects done in the past, linking up for example to Redondo and other sofas which for us represented a sort of cradle or nest. We lowered, we geometrised, we produced purer, cleaner lines and this border, this broken edge came out, this Chamfer, a word used often in architecture where, when we join two lines in a curve, we join them in a chamfer"



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