Aro Ha’s interior encourages a focus on the essential elements of living – eating, sleeping, bathing, breathing. The palate is minimal and natural, textural and tactile supporting these fundamental activities without being distracting. The finishes draw on the colours of the sub region’s flora and fauna - and the spaces are beautiful, subtle, calm and quiet.
The materials and products are, as much as possible, from sustainable sources, and made by New Zealand artists and designers. The interior acknowledges the architecture and engages in a coherent dialogue with it.
A project in collaboration with Michelle Freeman.