Beck House pool designed by Reed Hilderbrand

Five of the best residential swimming pools

I’m a sucker for a beautiful pool. Not because I love to swim per se. Rather, it is because I find water generally to be really therapeutic. Although I have never personally owned a pool, I have designed a few over the years. I subscribe to the belief that if a pool is designed and […] Read more…

Image Cereal magazine Aspen by Kate Holstein

Cereal – just about the coolest publication on the planet

Despite my best intentions to blog more regularly, I have days, even weeks, when I am just too busy with other projects to find the time. When this happens, rather than write something quick and crappy, I have decided to post imagery-based articles instead. Afterall, who amongst us doesn’t love a swoon inducing image? For those […] Read more…

Photo by Simon Devitt of Silo Park promenade and wetland

Celebrating and preserving its industrial maritime past – Auckland’s Silo Park

Earlier in the year, my daughter and I set up a stall selling African handcrafted goods at the Silo Park markets. Running from Friday night through to Sunday over the summer months, this temporary market occupies the promenade between former cement silos and a bio-retention wetland at Auckland’s Silo Park. A collaborative design effort between […] Read more…

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