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Auckland

39 Nugent Street
Auckland
P +64 9 379 9680
auckland@ecc.co.nz

Showroom open
Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm
Sat 9.30am-4pm

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Wellington

61 Thorndon Quay
Wellington
P +64 4 473 3456
wellington@ecc.co.nz

Showroom open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 10am-4pm

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Christchurch

+64 9 379 9680
christchurch@ecc.co.nz

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Extensive coverage of the international lighting and furniture fairs. Uncover the latest trends in design and browse curated product collections and new arrivals.

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Meet the duo behind Søktas

News / Events
Søktas the new artisan glass lighting brand to join our list of ECC suppliers, based out of Currumbin, Gold Coast, Australia these guys are slightly closer to home than most of our major European brands. Oliver Höglund and Ryan Roberts are the creative minds behind Søktas, and the company’s inception began in Oslo, Norway where they first met. Oliver focuses on creating and designing the unique pieces, while Ryan operates the business. Søktas is a reflection of both their stories and visions. Oliver’s father, Ola Höglund and grandfather, Erik Höglund worked at the renowned Kosta Boda Glassworks in Sweden, and the craft has been passed down through the generations.   
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Yellowtrace Interview: Interior Designer Rufus Knight

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Rufus Knight is a notable Interior Designer in New Zealand and internationally. In less than two years, his boutique practice already has an enviable global portfolio of projects underpinned by design rigour that could be described as the sweet point between classicism and minimalism. Australian based design media Yellowtrace has recognised his brilliance, and in-conjunction with Laminex they interviewed Rufus Knight to tap into his intelligent mind and hear about his creative process.  ECC has collaborated with Rufus on multiple projects like the intimate Lonely stores in Wellington and Auckland View Project here and the Venice Biennale View Project here.   Read the full Yellowtrace interview here 
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iGuzzini Creates a Virtual Lighting Experience

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Once again iGuzzini has significantly renewed the way it designs and experiments with light. The Light Experience, a place where you can enjoy a firsthand experience of iGuzzini’s light perfection in the perfection of darkness is now available in a digital version too. The Light Experience is now an extraordinary, incredibly real experience and a work tool you can use anywhere, anytime and with anyone. You can visit the rooms in two different ways: via a Guided Experience where you are led through the rooms, or in the Your 3D Experience mode, which is completely interactive and customisable. Lastly, with the Explore option you can observe each individual product and its accessories in detail and try out different light effects and distributions by adjusting the light direction, ...
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Dixon to Skip 2018 Milan Design Week

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First time in 15 years Tom Dixon will not show in Milan A normal year would see Tom Dixon head for the Milan Fair in April to meet the world’s opinion formers, designers, press and clients, but this year is certainly not normal! 2018 sees Tom Dixon Studio kick off on a 3-month trailblazing adventure across the globe. Starting at two brand new hubs in London and New York, voyaging onwards launching the newest product, latest finishes and freshest colours all the way to the furthest reaches of a rapidly exploding world network - from Casablanca to Reykjavik, Singapore to Toronto, Cape Town to Berlin and all the way to Lima. Then heading to Sydney to launch a new standalone store and refresh shops in Tokyo and Hong Kong on the way, introducing this season’s latest innovations in lighting, ...
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Wallpaper* Design Awards 2018: Minotti is awarded the prize in the “Best Debut” category

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Minotti’s relationship with the architect and designer Rodolfo Dordoni stretches back 20 years. And as artistic director, Dordoni has long overseen the brand’s output. In 2017, though, he decided to add extra hands and called on Christophe Delcourt. The French designer’s pieces feature sculptural shapes and subtle detailing, and he brings a sophisticated design sensibility that’s a perfect fit with Dordoni’s perfectly engineered elegance.   Photography: Luke Kirwan. Interiors: Matthew Morris. Text by: Rosa Bertoli    
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Tom Dixon to Relocate Headquaters

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Dixon is on the move, announcing he is shifting his headquarters from its current home at Portobello Dock to Kings Cross this March. Relocating to The Coal Office, a 17,500 sq ft complex - historically a coal distribution centre - Tom Dixon will create a new flagship shop, showroom, office, restaurant and cafe. Part of the new Coal Drops Yard retail quarter, their new Headquarters has further been conceived as a hub for designers and design, with partners to be confirmed in due course. Originally dating back to 1851, the Coal Office building follows the curve of the Regents Canal, and is undergoing restoration as part of the redevelopment of King's Cross. It is located within Coal Drop Yard, a new shopping quarter set to open as a whole in autumn 2018. With a focus on fashion, craft ...
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Wallpaper* Design Awards 2018: Blush Lamp by Formafantasma for Flos is awarded the prize in the “Best in Glass” category

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‘The relationship humans have with light transcends a functional dimension and is elevated to an emotional one. Lamps are designed to illuminate the world with brightness, but also with the intimacy of shadow: the quality of light cannot solely be measured through its intensity. Blush Lamp makes use of a Led strip and a piece of dichroic glass to cast brightly-tinted reflections on walls to answer to the lack of colour saturation during winter months. With its sober design and meticulous use of light and colour, Blush Lamp recreates the indoor memory of a long summer day.’ Formafantasma
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