In a poetic contradiction, the spectacular view visible from the floor-to-ceiling windows is powerful to the soul yet delicate to the eye; a picture perfect surround which is complemented by the subtle, earthy components scattered throughout the home. To capture the countryside, Herman De Oliveira chose design features which would echo our ecosphere, from a marble slab bench top and polished wooden floors to an Escea NZ River Rock fuel bed.
Sold across the world in the U.K, Australia, North America, and now in Europe; Escea’s DX Series fireplaces are only just warming up.
One of the simplest ways to smarten up your living room and create a sophisticated space is by choosing a neutral palette for the walls and building from there. With a neutral wall colour you can dress the room and add character with accessories, furnishings and furniture. A neutral palette also means you can refresh your décor regularly if you fancy.
The quintessential Christchurch dining place Saggio di Vino is again open in the New Zealand garden city, after experiencing devastating earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011. This is clearly an exciting piece of news for wine and fine dining enthusiasts. The food is great, the wine list is exceptional and the owners Lisa & Yommi are just as hospitable as ever.
Millbrook is a world-class resort nestled within the Southern Alps of New Zealand offering five star accommodation, luxurious spa, top quality restaurants and leading golf facilities. Among the 175 boutique hotel rooms are spacious villas which all have Escea fireplaces with classic satin black Velo fronts.
Telecom Central in Wellington city is a state of the art office and retail space which was awarded a 5 Green Star rating due to its environmentally friendly design and performance. As the headquarters of Telecom New Zealand the building is around 19,000m sq and houses around 1700 employees. It was built using a thermally active exterior and tactile office interior with the future of their staff and growth in mind. [ Read more ]
Creating stunning interiors that people love to not only look at, but also live in or spend time in, is one of the biggest challenges for architects and interior designers.
The design team at Escea spend a lot of time considering how the design of our fireplaces can help to make the task of interior design, creating ambience and building human friendly interiors a little easier.