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1- Douglas and Bec


Most weekends, you’ll find Rebecca Snelling and Paul Dowie (pictured) tinkering around in a purpose-built workshop in rural Clevedon, near Auckland, perfecting their designs with Snelling’s father Douglas. “During the week we’re clean and pristine,” says Dowie. “On the weekends we’re covered in sawdust.”

Doug and Rebecca Snelling started making furniture in 2007. “Douglas was making stuff,” says Rebecca, “And I started putting my eye to it. I’d say, ‘Oh Dad the scale of that is terrible, let’s make it like this’.” The…



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