If you want a comprehensive read on New Zealand’s very ample product and industrial design history, Michael Smythe’s New Zealand by Design: A History of New Zealand Product Design, reviewed here by Aimee Carruthers, is a great place to start.
But you don’t have to settle for just a review because we’re giving you the chance to win a copy of Smythe’s book for yourself. We’ve got one copy to give away each week until the end of October.
How to win
Simple. Just tell us what your favourite piece of Kiwi product design is (extra points if you provide a link to a picture in the comment box).
And just for nostalgia’s sake, here’s a product featured in Smythe’s book. Remember these? The ‘Tullen Snip’s became an export success story for Tullen in the 1970s. They were great for toning your hands too.