Catherine David Designs

Auckland-based designer Catherine David's shower curtains are just one item that are making a splash in the world of designer houseware. A winner of New Zealand's Home and Entertaining Design awards in 2005, these high-quality soap and mold resistant nylon curtains are an artistic canvas for an assortment of David's designs. And yes, you can get your choice of colors. We're also into the side …

Fat Freddy’s Drop: Based On A True Story

I first heard Fat Freddy's Drop, a New Zealand sextet, by chance live at the Big Chill festival this past summer and was immediately hooked on their smooth dubbed out blend of jazzy improvisation, funky song craft and authentic stage presence. Though a few thousand miles removed from reggae's native sands, Fat Freddy's Drop is still as genuine and jammin' as island music gets. True …

Peering into the Urinal

Knowing our obsession with toilet themes (Sofitel in Queenstown, New Zealand. Apparently the life sized images of girls peering in to the urinals are creating quite a buzz down under.