2016 Xmas Gift Guide

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<em>ArchitectureNow</em> Gift Guide 2016: scroll through the images above and follow the links under each to purchase items online.

ArchitectureNow Gift Guide 2016: scroll through the images above and follow the links under each to purchase items online.

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Keep track of all your important client meetings with the stylish <a href="https://deadlyponies.com/shop/2017-journal-with-cover/black/" target="_blank"><u>Deadly Ponies 2017 journal</u></a>.

Keep track of all your important client meetings with the stylish Deadly Ponies 2017 journal.

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Indulge and buy a case of <a href="http://www.mtdifficulty.co.nz/wineshop/Current-Releases/Cherry-Christmas-Mixed-Case-p1572.html" target="_blank"><u>Mt Difficulty Cherry Christmas Mixed Case</u></a> and you will get a 2kg basket of cherries too.

Indulge and buy a case of Mt Difficulty Cherry Christmas Mixed Case and you will get a 2kg basket of cherries too.

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The <a href="http://www.corporateculture.co.nz/shop/cloche" target="_blank"><u>Cloche table lamp</u></a> by Wrong for Hay features a black powder coated arm and off-set cast iron base that create a striking visual imbalance.

The Cloche table lamp by Wrong for Hay features a black powder coated arm and off-set cast iron base that create a striking visual imbalance.

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Take your loved one to the theatre and see <a href="http://www.aucklandfestival.co.nz/events/rufus-wainwright-at-asb-theatre/" target="_blank"><u>Rufus Wainwright</u></a> perform as part of the Auckland Arts Festival.

Take your loved one to the theatre and see Rufus Wainwright perform as part of the Auckland Arts Festival.

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Who says it doesn't rain in summer? Get your hands on a limited edition <a href="https://www.bluntumbrellas.com/nz/dick-frizzell" target="_blank"><u>Blunt™ + Dick Frizzell 'Weather Bomb' umbrella</u></a>.

Who says it doesn’t rain in summer? Get your hands on a limited edition Blunt™ + Dick Frizzell ‘Weather Bomb’ umbrella.

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Peek inside <a href="http://www.simondevitt.com/store/rannoch/" target="_blank"><u>Simon Devitt's Rannoch</u></a> book for a glimpse into Sir James Wallace's Mount Eden home.

Peek inside Simon Devitt’s Rannoch book for a glimpse into Sir James Wallace’s Mount Eden home.

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The future is now: <a href="https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-hololens/en-us" target="_blank"><u>Microsoft Hololens</u></a> enables you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you.

The future is now: Microsoft Hololens enables you to engage with your digital content and interact with holograms in the world around you.

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Don't miss out on the hottest architecture conference in 2017. Get your <a href="http://www.insitu.nzia.co.nz/pricing/" target="_blank"><u>in:situ 2017 tickets here</u></a>.

Don’t miss out on the hottest architecture conference in 2017. Get your in:situ 2017 tickets here.

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For those craft beer lovers: <a href="http://www.beercellar.co.nz/Beer-Club/" target="_blank"><u>Beer Club</u></a> delivers a surprise new beer to your door every month.

For those craft beer lovers: Beer Club delivers a surprise new beer to your door every month.

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So you can work on that design in peace, without a tangle of cords. <a href="https://www.bose.co.nz/en_nz/products/headphones/over_ear_headphones/quietcomfort-35-wireless.html" target="_blank"><u>Bose QuietComfort® 35 wireless headphones</u></a>.

So you can work on that design in peace, without a tangle of cords. Bose QuietComfort® 35 wireless headphones.

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The <a href="https://www.photowarehouse.co.nz/shop/shop-by-product/digital-cameras/point-and-shoot/leica-d-lux-typ-109-digital-camera/" target="_blank"><u>Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) digital camera</u></a> is the perfect point-and-shoot camera; built around a large sensor which allows for greater depth of field.

The Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) digital camera is the perfect point-and-shoot camera; built around a large sensor which allows for greater depth of field.

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Indulge your inner child and design and build to your heart's content with <a href="https://shop.lego.com/en-NZ/Studio-21050" target="_blank"><u>LEGO's Architecture Studio</u></a>.

Indulge your inner child and design and build to your heart’s content with LEGO’s Architecture Studio.

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The book <a href="http://www.timeout.co.nz/p/architecture-interiors-cabins?barcode=9783836550260" target="_blank"><u><em>Cabins</em></u></a> by Phillip Jodidio speaks to anyone interested in the possibilities of the minimal, low-impact and isolated abode.

The book Cabins by Phillip Jodidio speaks to anyone interested in the possibilities of the minimal, low-impact and isolated abode.

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There's nothing better to brighten up an indoor space than a low maintenance architectural plant. This <a href="https://www.plantandpot.nz/shop/snake-plant-matt-black-pot/" target="_blank"><u>snake plant</u></a> in a matt black pot fits the bill perfectly.

There’s nothing better to brighten up an indoor space than a low maintenance architectural plant. This snake plant in a matt black pot fits the bill perfectly.

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Designed by Phillippe Starck, this <a href="https://nz.amara.com/products/juicy-salif-lemon-squeezer" target="_blank"><u>Alessi Juicy Salif lemon squeezer</u></a> is functional and looks great on the kitchen counter.

Designed by Phillippe Starck, this Alessi Juicy Salif lemon squeezer is functional and looks great on the kitchen counter.

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The <a href="http://www.e15.com/en/mr-b.html" target="_blank"><u>Mr B bigfoot toy</u></a> by David Weeks Studio is crafted with playful features and foldable limbs.

The Mr B bigfoot toy by David Weeks Studio is crafted with playful features and foldable limbs.

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With beautiful imagery and words, <a href="http://penguin.co.nz/books/city-house-country-house-9781775538516" target="_blank"><u><em>City House Country House</em></u></a> is the ideal coffee table book for an architecture lover.

With beautiful imagery and words, City House Country House is the ideal coffee table book for an architecture lover.

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The <a href="http://theobjectroom.co.nz/products/awmpcds/areaware-concrete-desk-set" target="_blank"><u>Areaware concrete desk set</u></a> by Magnus Petterson will be the star of the show on any designer's desk.

The Areaware concrete desk set by Magnus Petterson will be the star of the show on any designer’s desk.

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This rather special <a href="http://www.thomsonwhisky.com/productrange/" target="_blank"><u>23-year-old single malt whisky</u></a> is the most mature vintage released by Thomson Whisky to date.

This rather special 23-year-old single malt whisky is the most mature vintage released by Thomson Whisky to date.

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This <a href="http://www.fishpond.co.nz/Toys/Bauhaus-Chessmen-Naef/9999395515125" target="_blank"><u>game of chess</u></a>, designed in 1923, is classically characteristic of the timeless Bauhaus style.

This game of chess, designed in 1923, is classically characteristic of the timeless Bauhaus style.

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Because every good architect needs an exemplary pen. <a href="http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/product/B89936.html#start=1" target="_blank"><u>Lamy Safari fountain pen</u></a>.

Because every good architect needs an exemplary pen. Lamy Safari fountain pen.

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The sleek <a href="https://budnitzbicycles.com/bicycles/view/titanium-ebike" target="_blank"><u>Budnitz Model E</u></a> is the lightest (and perhaps coolest) e-bike in the world.

The sleek Budnitz Model E is the lightest (and perhaps coolest) e-bike in the world.

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Look smarter than Le Corb himself in these <a href="http://www.parkerandco.nz/store/" target="_blank"><u>Keppe glasses</u></a> by Moscot.

Look smarter than Le Corb himself in these Keppe glasses by Moscot.

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Treat yourself and a friend to a yearly subscription to one of AGM Publishing's range of <a href="http://agm.co.nz/store/" target="_blank"><u>architecture & design magazines</u></a>.

Treat yourself and a friend to a yearly subscription to one of AGM Publishing’s range of architecture & design magazines.

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Minimalism never looked so good. The <a href="https://www.letliv.co.nz/products/bottle-grinder-ash-carbon" target="_blank"><u>Norm bottle grinder set in ash and carbon</u></a> will add a new dimension to your table.

Minimalism never looked so good. The Norm bottle grinder set in ash and carbon will add a new dimension to your table.

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The silly season is well and truly upon us! While we can’t guarantee that you won’t get road rage trying to find a carpark while shopping for Christmas presents or that it won’t rain on the 25th, we can give you a few ideas for that oft-hard-to-buy-for building and design lover in your family.

From glasses that will make your spouse look like a younger, cooler Le Corbusier to tickets to the hottest architecture conference in 2017, we’ve got you covered. 

What’s more, we’ve got three signed copies of photographer Simon Devitt’s Rannoch book to give away*. 

*The draw is now closed. Congratulations to the three lucky winners: Sophie Bioletti, Olivia Spencer-Bower and Dallas Pickering.


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