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The Afternoon Desk by Chris Johnson made from leather, timers, glass and steel
TIM'S LONG AWAITED 2nd typeface OTAMA has finally been released. from the dainty light weight, through to the striking ultra bold, otama raises the bar to a new level of dangerous sophistication — over a comprehensive 28 weights and styles.
The Suburbs designed the branding and ecommerce website for new tea company, Informal Tea Co.
Chris' luxurious Afternoon Desk (highly commended at this years Design Folio Incubator Awards) Has recently gone into production, ready to fill offices around the world with class and sophistication. More Photos and ordering info here.
The Suburbs design recycled window glasshouse

Fresh from the lab and Recently featured in New Zealand's House & Garden magazine. Chris' latest product release, the bunker pendant and the bunker table lamp are now for sale. Contact Chris for STOCKIEST and purchasing information.

The Suburbs do design work for film production company, Four Knight Films

We're always doing work for the guys at Four Knights Films. The partnership started a FEW YEARS BACK developing a logo and brand STRATERGY for the newly establish production company and has led onto other top secret stuff. Keep an eye out for 4K.

Tim from The Suburbs went to indiea to design a high contrast devenagri with Satya Rajpurohit

The awesome recycled window glasshouse we designed and built for Lucy & Stephen Marr in 2011 has been lucky enough to be featured in such prominent publications as The Selby and NZ’s own Fashion Quarterly.

The Suburbs fitout for ponsonby bar the golden dawn

Last year we launched organic tea company Informal Tea Co. We developed everything from branding, marketing and communications right through to the online store. The tea tastes better than you could ever imagine, so go get your hands on some right now.

The Suburbs display case and fitout for House of Hedone

EARLIER THIS YEAR FOXX QUILTS EMPLOYED OUR ILLUSTRATIVE SKILLS. WE DEVELOPED A SUPER CUTE WEE LOGO AND BRAND DIRECTION FOR THE COMPANY WHO MAKE One of a kind quilts, handmade from 100% natural fibers..

The Suburbs helped special problems design advert for Quaker musile bars.

We helped our friends at Special Problems with their TV Advert for Quaker muesli bars. The advert was one of those crazy technical chain reaction sort of things. We gracefully worried about the technical complexities so they didn't have to.

The Suburbs design website for pyes pa typeface

Tim took an epic trip to India last year to work with renowned typographer Satya Rajpurohit from the Indian Type Foundry. Here's one of the characters from the yet to be completed font. Keep an eye out for the is next time you're on an exotic trip to India.

Montheiths stainless steel portable BBQ design from Massey University and Chris Johnson
Created by a quartet of designers from Massey University — including our very own Chris Johnson. This portable summer BBQ was the envy of many a kiwi lad in the summer of 09. And DB Breweries came to the party by sponsoring the production cost, cheers!
The Suburbs illustrations for great little readers
To celebrate the re-release of Pyes Pa, we designed this smart little mobile friendly promo site. Pyes Pa is our debut typeface and was featured in ProDesign magazine's 111th issue and has been USED by everyone from the barack obama administration through to pandora jewlery.
The Suburbs modo 3d rendering for fonterra

We worked again with the Marrs on the fit-out for their latest Ponsonby bar The Golden Dawn. TGD is a casual and comfy place to get a few of the boys/girls together to wet the whistle, have a good old laugh, and catch some rad bands playing TOP tunes.

Sheesh we do a lot of stuff. Give us a yell and we’ll sort things out for you: