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Leigh Stockton

Leigh Stockton

Freelance journalist

Surf, design, travel – these are the things that gets Leigh out of bed every morning (those, and a piping hot cup of milky tea). She holds qualifications in both fashion design and communications, and has written a bunch of fashion, beauty, food, travel and design stories.

Architecture/Design

Design and build company Box shows us its first commercial project, a robust, enviro-friendly office building in Christchurch's Peterborough Street.

Art

After project managing the build of her architecturally designed Auckland home, artist Teresa Lane was inspired to record the experience in a series of paintings.

Innovator

Kiwi entrepreneur and meMINI co-creator Sam Lee has been accepted into Wearable World Labs, the internationally renowned incubator/accelerator that focuses solely on wearable tech and the Internet of Things.

Video

The Rescued Film Project is an online archive of images caught on camera between the 30s and 90s. Here, they develop 31 rolls of film shot by a WWII soldier.

Innovation/Design

After discovering more than 2,500 tons of cork stoppers are thrown away in Spain each year, social enterprise Richpeoplethings has found a nifty way to recycle them into surfboards.