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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.  …

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A Furniture Designer with a Difference

Source: Halswell Community E-Newsletter 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…

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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…

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