The New Zealand Herald

Designer duo: When two become one

They say twins develop a dialect of their own but perhaps married couples do too. When it comes to talking about their vision, it’s lucky that interior designer Janice Kumar-Ward and her husband, Julian, a cabinetmaker, speak the same lingo. “I can communicate in Julian’s language what many of my clients want from a design,” explains Janice.

The perfectly matched duo has just collaborated on their first range of furniture – an almost obvious result of their yin-and-yang set of skills.

While Janice studied architecture and interior design in New Zealand and Australia, Julian’s family business, Ward Manufacturing, has been producing contemporary office and domestic pieces since the 80s.

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