Kōrero: Home décor and furnishings

Pacific influences: a Pākehā interpretation

Pacific influences: a Pākehā interpretation

Auckland interior designer Stephanie Overton relaxes on a sofa covered in brightly coloured cushions of traditional Tahitian appliqué work in 2009. Enthusiasm for incorporating Pacific-inspired designs based on tīvaevae quilts, weaving, tapa cloth and even traditional tattoos has grown since the 1980s, when Pasifika style first emerged.

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Photograph by Babiche Martens

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Home décor and furnishings - Nostalgia and materialism, 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/40727/pacific-influences-a-pakeha-interpretation (accessed 15 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013