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Kathmandu’s Bench Seat Link to History and the Christchurch Quakes

    The Tower Junction Kathmandu store needed a new large bench seat.   Head Office Staff member, Amanda Russell, wanted something made by a local designer, using recycled local woods. The Kauri wood in the bench seat came from  the  Roman Catholic Convent for the Sisters of Notre Dame Des Missions in Rangoria, Christchurch.  …

A Christchurch Furniture Designer with a Difference

A Christchurch Furniture Designer with a Difference

If you like your furniture just the way you want it, then you can get it custom designed by Paul Harding-Browne, a local Christchurch furniture designer. According to Paul, many of his clients simply can’t find the right piece of furniture to fit within their home, or they decide they’d like to give an old…

The Beginning of Spirals

    Most of Paul’s designs have some form of a spiral in them or are actually spirals, such as the lamps. The very first spiral was a very different piece of furniture: a  spiral deck chair. A client came to him asking for a wedding gift to be made for her husband with a…