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Join us for the launch of The Chair: A story of design and making in Aotearoa. A vital record of our material culture as told by 110 chairs across 170 years.

Designed by Inhouse, The Chair book features new writing on each of the 110 chairs included in the exhibition and photographs taken across the country: together telling a story of design and making in Aotearoa.

It is introduced by an essay by Kim Paton and features writing by Mike Barrett, Zoe Black, Pete Bossley, Graeme Burgess, Andrew Clark, Hamish Coney, William Cottrell, Dan & Emma Eagle, Peter Herbert, Zoe Ikin, Paul Jenkin, Bronwyn Lloyd, Victoria McAdam, Bill McKay, Francis McWhannell, Anna Miles, Kim Paton, Mark Pennington, Antony Phillips, Damian Skinner, Rigel Sorzano, Linda Tyler and John Walsh.

Join Objectspace to celebrate the launch of Objectspace's most ambitious publication to date and get your hands on limited early arrival copies.

If you have pre-ordered a copy of the book, you're welcome to collect it during this celebration. All postage preorders will be sent when the full shipment of books arrive.


  • Free | Register Online


  • Wed 28 Feb


  • 5:30 pm — 8:00 pm


  • 13 Rose Road
  • Ponsonby, Tāmaki Makaurau