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Antonio Wan X Douglas and Bec

We are so happy to announce the arrival of a new product! This beautiful wee mirror is by Antonio Wan, and came out of a mentorship Bec did [...]

Wary Meyers candles arrive online and in our stores!

We are so very happy to have found Wary Meyers! Their candles not only smell luscious but come in some of the most beautiful packaging we here at [...]

Introducing Futagami

Futagami has been making bronze, brass and tin products since 1897 in the town of Takaoka, a town that has traditionally supplied most of the bells and other [...]

all grown up

The all circle coffee table that we all know and love, now has a stunning grown up sister called the all-circle dining table. Made in Auckland by Douglas [...]

a candle to you

Now that it’s dark before you even contemplate what to make for dinner, we here at Douglas and Bec think its nigh time to crack out the candles. [...]

Je t’aime Katie Lockhart

There must be something in the water, as there is just so many amazingly talented people around! The one who shines the brightest is definately Katie Lockhart. Her [...]

Leggy blonde

There’s no doubt that winter is fast upon us here in the antipodes, as I rummage in the back of the closet for those long-neglected winter coats and scarfs. [...]

The Travel Almanac

I have a secret that you can’t let my husband know, I find Willem Dafoe very handsome. When I opened the latest delivery from my new favourite magazine [...]

Come back Summer!

With Winter fast approaching (3 weeks away, apparently!) it might be nigh time one started thinking about next Summer. This Beach Chalet by StudioMama is just the ticket. Like a [...]

gift wrapping extraordinaires

We here at Douglas and Bec quietly pride ourselves in our gift-wrapping skills, lovingly enveloping each item with the same love and care that the designer had in [...]

In Store: Auntie Oti

Continuing our theme of hand made, natural and unique one of-a-kind items, we have just received a small drop of beautiful woolen blankets, and linen napkins (I use mine as [...]

In Store: Fort Standard

Fort Standard is our new favourite contemporary design studio, founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings. Their collaborative work is a manifestation of their shared vision and progressive design [...]