Marta Buda is a textile designer and maker who’s work can be found in many various forms, from textile design for fashion designer Penny Sage, to her own intricate woven bags, and graphic screen-print artworks. Her projects are tactile focused, beautiful, and refreshing in a day and age of overwhelmingly fast design. Every year after Christmas […]
London-based jeweller Jessica McCormack creates brilliant and bespoke diamond jewels for her famous clientele. Her shop in Mayfair is an artwork in itself and is a must-see visit when you are next in London. McCormack visists New Zealand twice a year, where she’s able to leave the hustle of London behind and appreciate “the change of pace, the […]
The Ultimate Gift Guide – For Her is up on the Online Store.
Maryse is a beauty expert, and creator of her own cult collection of face and body products. Using only the most vital potent botanical actives, including omegas, minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, her products are not only results-driven they also feed and nurture the skin. We asked Maryse for her tips on Summer skin and her top product picks to achieve fresh, healthy […]
The Ultimate Gift Guide for Men is up on the Online Store.
Megan May is not only a Chef, she is also the creator and owner of the ever-popular Little Bird Unbakery Cafes in Auckland, and has become the it-girl of the raw food movement in New Zealand. She has published her own cookbook The Unbakery, and is soon to release the Unbakery App that will no doubt be just as successful […]
Resembling the shape of a piece of paper, the memobottle fits where other bottles don’t. The memobottle takes on the dimensions of the A5 and A6 international paper sizes, allowing it to conveniently slide into your carry bag alongside your laptop, books and other belongings. Born from two main frustrations that creators Jesse Leeworthy […]
Kelly Thompson is a photographer, illustrator, brand ambassador and art director, with a creative eye and attention to detail that has gained her the reputation of New Zealand’s most internationally recognised illustrator. The Melbourne-based creative director of UNA, a design studio founded by Thompson and Andrew Archer, works for well known clients and brands around the world, […]
A limited-edition range from Tom Dixon for Christmas 2015 arrives this week at Simon James. These graphic, price-point pieces are the perfect add-on, stocking filler, or smaller gift. The range, ranging from $6 – $39, includes Linen Tea-towels, a USB Stick, Memo Pads, Tote Bay, Ca Freshener and Notepads, all in the iconic Tom Dixon London […]
The stunning Torchon Pendant by Cheshire Architects for Resident is on display, and available to purchase, at our Herne Bay store. Winner of the Home Design Award for 2015, and Gold at the Best Awards 2015. The glass pendants look beautiful grouped together, or equally as special as a single piece. For more information visit […]
New to our Herne Bay shop is Tom Dixon’s Brew Collection. A suite of gleaming copper tools for coffee obsessives. Brew is a celebration of the coming together of heat, steam, water and coffee grounds – a tribute to the mysteries of the modern-day coffee ceremony. Comprising caddy, scoop, cafetiere, stovetop, milk pan, espresso cups, […]
Lara Bohinc and Skultuna have teamed up yet again for The Normal Wilkinson Desktop Series, a limited edition brass desktop range that boasts four desktop objects—a photo frame, letter rack, pen holder, and small container—every home or work office needs. While Bohinc is known for taking inspiration from artists for her work, this collection […]
Simon James has created a new residential and retail focused space at the Upper Queen Street showroom. A reflection of the Simon James aesthetic where his own sofa and furniture collections are offset by lighting from local designer Nat Cheshire and interior accents by Tom Dixon. The design of the new space is a […]
This year at the Milan Design Fair Tom Dixon took over a 400m² abandoned theatre in the heart of Milan to create an entertainment show highlighting their latest designs – including MELT, LENS and WINGBACK and new ACCESSORIES through a series of extraordinary installations. As Tom Dixon explains : ‘The resourceful design entrepreneur in the modern […]
Tiffany Jeans is the creator and director of luxury brand Curio Noir. Having worked with Jeans’ since the beginning it is inspiring to see the enduring quality and attention to detail that is put into every aspect of her collection. This is what sets her apart from others and projects her candles into the world […]
Designer Tom Dixon recently debuted a beautiful new collection of Vases and Barware. TANK is a range of striking, elegant forms made from mouth-blown, cold cut glass with hand-painted copper details. Available in-store and online at Simon James these bold silhouettes will look like architectural sculptures on your table. The Tank Barware collection draws on Drink and Club inspirations. A […]
The new season Autumn Winter 2015 collection from Penny Sage has arrived in-store and online at Simon James. It features beautiful textures and wearable pieces you will want to own this season. Stand outs include the Ostend Coat and Skirt, alongside the return of classic Penny Sage best sellers the Drifter Dress and Hibernation Pants. The […]
Sophie Merchant opened her Notting Hill store ‘Merchant Archive’ in 2007 and her stunning boutique provides endless inspiration for the world’s premier fashionistas. With her impressive ability as curator it wasn’t long before she decided to start a brand of her own featuring fashion, accessories and now home-ware under the Merchant Archive name. We catch up with […]
The Hex 750 Brass Pendant by Resident won a Golden Pin at last Fridays Best Design Awards, in Auckland. The Pick Up Sticks Chair won Silver and Parison Pendant won Bronze, capping off a successful night for Resident products. The Hex Pendant by Resident. Parison Pendant by Resident. Pick Up Sticks Chair by Resident. All […]
Minimalux has released a new lighting design. NEON was presented for the first time at the Minimalux HOUSE exhibition, held during the 2014 London Design Festival, and are available for purchase from early November exclusively at Simon James. Available in Green, Pink, Yellow, Blue or White for $288. View the full collection online here. NEON is ‘a trick of […]
San Simeon Dress, $320 Sleepaway Trench, $490 Hakeem Shorts $290 Kill Kill Jumpsuit. Available in Black. $360. View the full collection of Penny Sage SS14 online and in-store at Simon James.