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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Arclinea at Eurocucina 2016  





As part of Eurocucina 2016 in Milan, Arclinea celebrated its 90th year,
presenting a new project by Antonio Citterio - Principia


Function and Ritual motivate the design of Principia, highlighting natural materials, innovative production technologies and artisan detailing. The concept of the Kitchen as the heart of the home is revisited becoming the main driver for interiors. Function, purpose of work and shared experiences combined, form the model of Principia. A connected, coordinated, beautifully crafted and functional kitchen concept.



Principia merges an antique-look-rough wood with an innovative stainless steel finish. The new development of technological PVD (Physical Vapour Deposition) is embedded throughout the design. To find out more click here.

Arclinea 'Principia' Scullery

Arclinea 'Principia' Eurocucina display

Arclinea 'Principia' galley kitchen with central island.

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