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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VIVA: Matisse in Milan 

http://www.viva.co.nz/article/ luxury/furniture-matisse- milan/

Luxury Furniture Store Matisse in Milan

This month, the owners of leading luxury furniture store Matisse, headed to Milan to discover what designs will become the new classics



“We have six days to determine what designs will become classics,” — this is how Alan and Jeanne Bertenshaw, co-owners of Matisse, one of New Zealand’s premier designer furniture showrooms, summarise their annual pilgrimage to the Milan Furniture Fair.

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