Level with me

We’ll give it to you straight: open shelving is great for maximising space – and even better for showing off everyday objects that reflect your excellent taste.


Wall (throughout story) in Dulux Lyttelton, Joska & Sons shelves (throughout story), from $300, BENCH, FROM LEFT Tessere Bianco mosaic tiles, $139/m, Bacino 542 sink, $599, . Nivito tap, $899, Miss Daisy bottle, $16.95, Solwang hand towel, $26, Nail brush, $39, Handmade plates, from $28, Norm bottle grinder set by Menu, $139, Porcelain punnet, $35; chopping board, $40, Ila extra-virgin olive oil, $75, Marble serving board, $69.90, Teresa Watson utensil holder, $65, Utensils, from $11.50, All other items stylist’s own. BOTTOM SHELF, FROM LEFT Speckle bowls, $30 each, Gidon Bing egg cups, $22 each, Phold container by Menu, $54; Norm storage jar by Menu, $99, Spice jars, $9.50 each, Garret canisters, from $19.95, TOP SHELF, FROM LEFT Coffee dripper, $45, Wide mug, $42, Hario Buono copper kettle, $170, 300+ MGO manuka honey, $68.90, ScanWood honey dipper, $12, Trivets stylist’s own. On wall Mr Karlsson Concrete Wall clock, $208,


TOP SHELF, FROM LEFT Mali bowl, $79.90, The Horse watch, $219, Charlotte Penman cuff, $220; and bracelet, $395, CN Pocket Parfum, $40, Marble clay tumbler, $40, Canisters, from $25, All other items stylist’s own. BOTTOM SHELF, FROM LEFT Half Moon comb, $25, Gidon Bing vase, $140, Loft marble tray, $64.90, Byredo Suede hand lotion, $78; Diptyque perfume, $157, R & Co Vicious hairspray, $49, Nars Luminous Moisture Cream, $109, Oribe Rough Luxury moulding paste, $54, De-Luscious lip tint, $35, On wall Hay Gym hook, $40, Winona underwire bra, $95; Thoras shirt, $430,


TOP SHELF, FROM LEFT Stoneware planter, $150, Wundaire Pitfired pot, $185, Black Sand vase, $85, Fume vessel, $29; Ceropegia framed print by Studio Joop, $89, MIDDLE SHELF, FROM LEFT Black Sand vase, $85, Fume vessel, $29; Tamago planter, $79, BOTTOM SHELF, FROM LEFT Stoneware planter, $150, Coaster set by Saito Wood, $65, On wall Cocos Nucifera framed print, $129, On floor Rondo wine bucket (as planter), $390, Armadillo & Co Sherpa Weave rug, $1270, Banjo Loveseat sofa, $3200, Mehilaispessa cushion cover, $56.95, Lampe Gras 411 lamp, $1249, Tonk stool, $320, Siirtolapuutarha mug, $32, Wundaire planter, $155, Coaster, books and plants stylist’s own.

Styling Alice Lines
Photography Wendy Fenwick

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