Journal

Conversation with Yoan Jolly

As one of our first employees, Yoan Jolly holds a special place in our heart. In 2008, he started at Kowtow as our graphic designer, and over the next 10 years he set up to shape our visual identity. While there have been many defining moments and projects that we can attribute to Yoan’s creative skills, perhaps the most recognisable to our customers is our signature prints that you all know and love.

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Building Block – Paintings by Courtney Harper

Meet Courtney Harper. A familiar face to our Auckland community, you may have met her when visiting our Newmarket Store. When Courtney's not in the store, she is in her light-filled home studio painting. During the temporary closure of our stores, Courtney used her time as an opportunity to create a series of still life paintings centred around our new Building Block collection.

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Sharing Our Views

With life at home being our new normal at the moment, we've been finding ourselves taking a little more time to observe and notice everyday life. And with social distancing...

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Meet Our Retail Team - Part 1

At Kowtow, we are lucky to work with a team of incredibly creative and talented people, and our retail team is no exception. From making art using recycled materials, to...

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Kowtow Library

Since every day is different at the moment, we know that it's important to have a range of book recommendations, so that no matter how we're feeling, we've got the right text to get lost in.

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Kowtow Playlists

In our first week of working from the safety of our own homes, we've been finding ways to stay connected and maintain our positive workroom vibe. Music is a simple...

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