Daily Cylinders

Cultural Currency The People in our Orbit Feat: Freyja Smith

Cultural Currency The People in our Orbit Feat: Freyja Smith

Meet Freyja loving Mum to Otis and Velzy and a valuable contributor to things here at Crystal Cylinder. Freyja holds it down making moves in the showroom Friday and Saturdays and contributes in selecting new brands and products for you...

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Cultural Currency The People in our Orbit  Feat: Greer Baylis

Cultural Currency The People in our Orbit Feat: Greer Baylis

Meet Greer, she is the glowing face holding down our showroom on the daily. G is involved in curating our selection of brands and products and the all-round experience of our NP retail environment. Here's a little insight into life at...

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Alex Knost ~ The Re-Usable Bag ~ Surf Film

Alex Knost ~ The Re-Usable Bag ~ Surf Film

7mins 31secs of new Knost Let's go!!! Can you give us a little more insight into the title of the film? 'The Re-usable Bag' started as the title of a painting, and reached outward towards improvisational ballet and jazz in...

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Launch ~ 29.12.20

Launch ~ 29.12.20

Big luv to all who came out and supported Ben for the launch of his zine '29.12.20' if you weren't able to make it along, Ben will be in The Workshop 12.00 - 2.00pm daily till 4th July. His Zine...

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29.12.20

29.12.20

Words & Photography: Ben D'Ath When I saw that a box filled with approximately 50 rolls of film somehow managed to survive the fire, I knew I had to use it for something meaningful. Because it was such a shit...

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Creatures of Kindness

Creatures of Kindness

Arthur's newest collection embodies all things friendship + interconnection, so it's only fitting their playlist titled “Arthur Worldwide” includes a vast collection of tunes from around the globe. There’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy (in almost any language).  We asked Olivia,...

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Observations of a Wallflower Through the Eyes of Another Wallflower

Observations of a Wallflower Through the Eyes of Another Wallflower

Words: Jasmine Mallinger / Photography: Vanessa Laurie With special thanks to our sponsors Pals & Parrotdog - Crystal Cylinder comes with a community (or perhaps a family, if you will) that inspires each other to create and appreciate all things lovely- binding city dwellers and coastal habitants...

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Scenes from the South

Scenes from the South

  Words & Photography: Finn Geoghegan of Otis Oat Milk The trip down South, I guess, was the substitute for the Indo boat trip. The rite of passage that wasn't due to Covid. With most of the crew now having groms...

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Observations of a Wallflower

Observations of a Wallflower

'Observations of a Wallflower' It's a collaboration baby... And boy o boy we are 2x excited for this one.  It's no secret we are sah spoilt when it comes to creative friends and cohorts. Cam has been in our orbit...

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Happiness Comes in Abstraction and Expression

Happiness Comes in Abstraction and Expression

Happiness Comes in Abstraction and Expression. A review of Harry Edwards’ solo art exhibition ‘Happiness Comes in Waves’ Words: Jasmine Mallinger of Ekho Threads Photography: Crystal Cylinder   Crystal Cylinder / Bleached is arguably New Plymouth’s most progressive, eclectic and dynamic space-...

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Happiness Comes in Waves

Happiness Comes in Waves

Over the past weeks we've had the pleasure of hosting Harry Edwards onsite as he creates his latest body of work, for his solo show Happiness Comes in Waves. Save the date Friday 9th April for the opening evening of this exhibition which...

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Heat Wave

Heat Wave

Words & Photography: Phoebe Patterson of Monday Journal I have always had a creative inclination for making my own clothing or knitting bits and bobs to fill my spare time. I started “journaling" my creations a few years ago on...

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Home Sweet Home Sick

Home Sweet Home Sick

We hung out with Sian Fenwick of Sweet Home Mag while she bound the pages of Volume 2, her latest print publication in the Sweet Home series. We asked Sian to put together a playlist for CC Radio with everything she's been...

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Out Of Office

Out Of Office

Holly, founder and creator behind New Zealand brand Mars spent two weeks of summer road tripping around Karikari Peninsula camping on beaches, olive groves, swimming with dolphins and exploring the East Cape and Gisborne, only to end on a high in Hawkes Bay for Nest...

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In the studio with August Jane

In the studio with August Jane

We're excited to introduce you to our friend Summer of August Jane. Summer is working on some very special pieces for you that will be landing here soon, in the meantime - we thought we'd get you up to speed on who...

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