A message from Backhouse


To all our clients,

Following the Government’s announcement that New Zealand is moving to alert 4, we have temporarily closed our showrooms in Auckland and Wellington and the Kartell Flagship Store in Newmarket.

As a family business, established in 1948, and spanning three generations, we at Backhouse want to thank you for your encouragement and ongoing support. Our commitment to our customers and staff and wider design community remains steadfast. Even though our doors are closed for the time being we are available to assist you with any queries.

Our team is working remotely but is available to discuss projects and existing orders and provide the necessary information for you to move your orders forward with confidence.

Right now, we need to heed the Prime Minister’s advice and stay at home. Everyone needs to do their bit to ensure the safety of all New Zealanders.

In the meantime we can offer you a little distraction and design inspiration as you hunker down at home with your loved ones in your “bubble”.

Our online store is open but we won’t be able to deliver your order until the lockdown is officially lifted.

We have stock arriving in New Zealand over the next few weeks so while some lead times may need to be extended, in some cases we will be able to deliver goods as soon as the lock down finishes.

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For any enquiries or assistance please contact:

Backhouse Auckland

Oliver Backhouse

+64 21 434 880

Backhouse Wellington

John Dinsdale

+64 274 505 475