The Andrew Martin brand no longer just stands for a sumptuous selection of decorative fabrics, wall cov-erings, designer furniture, and home accessories, but also for the “Andrew Martin Interior Designer of the Year Award.” Volume 18 of the Interior Design Review once again features the designers who have won over the renowned jury with their work. Richly illustrated with over 1000 color photographs, this retrospective of the publication—now in its 18th year—has been dubbed “the bible of interior design.” A compendium of contemporary interior design styles, it’s essential for any professional interior decorator or design lover. The artists are individually presented, followed by contact details in an appendix. The broad sweep of exemplary interiors represents an extraordinary variety of international design—brought to life with lush, glossy photos. With a mix of different cultures, the interiors assembled here nostalgically allude to a wide range of styles, while also embodying Andrew Martin’s dazzling world of interior design. © Andrew Martin Interior Design Review Volume 18, published by teNeues, www.teneues.com. Aleksandra Laska, Photo © Aleksandra Laska
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Andrew Nicholson is one of the world's leading event riders. He rode in his first Olympics aged 23 in Los Angeles in 1984, and has represented his native New Zealand in six Olympic Games and six world championships, winning medals of every colour. Andrew is respected and admired by his peers and sporting fans as a brilliant rider and competitor. At the age of 54 he is at the peak of his powers and, with the best team of horses he has ever had, is focused on winning one of the very few prizes to elude him an individual gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.



This book tells the story of the boy from a farm in New Zealand who came to Britain as a raw 18-year-old and conquered one of the most demanding sports in the world. Illustrated with superb photographs of Andrew's career and life with horses, it reveals how he got to the top and how hard he still strives to up his game. We discover the personalities of his top horses, and the secrets he has learnt in his 35 years as a horseman.



Foreword by Captain Mark Phillips.
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This is the story of an iconic New Zealand company.

The first stirrings of the embryonic engineering enterprise that became CWF Hamilton & Co Ltd began 75 years ago on a high country sheep station at the foot of Mt Cook. At Irishman Creek Station the inventive Kiwi farmer, Bill Hamilton, and his idealistic English wife, Peggy, fashioned an extraordinary community turning rabbiters and farmhands into skilled trades-people.

When Bill Hamilton won the contract to construct an aerodrome at Mt Cook in 1935, the sheep farmer-turned-engineer was on his way to establishing an engineering business eventually to employ 500 people in Christchurch that would leave its mark on the post-War infrastructural development of New Zealand. Yet it was Sir William Hamilton's jet boat hobby that made him internationally renowned. He and his team discovered for themselves the secret to a successful jet boat, one that could tackle the swift-flowing rivers of the South Island. Soon Hamilton's jet was making headlines conquering the Colorado River upstream through the Grand Canyon, river racing in Mexico, re-tracing Stanley's footsteps in Zaire and jetting Sir Edmund Hillary in the sacred Ganges in India.

In the economically turbulent 1980's, CWF Hamilton & Co nearly succumbed like so many companies. To secure its future, the Company morphed from a multi-product heavy engineering business, aimed at the domestic market, to a single product-line manufacturer with a global perspective. That product was not the jet boat but the waterjet propulsion system itself.

The untold story of the Company's success on the world stage from that point on, in competition with Rolls Royce no less, is a salutary lesson in how to make commercial success of Kiwi ingenuity. Hamilton Jet is now the dominant propulsion choice for high-speed oil industry crew boats, navy and coast guard patrol boats, fast ferries and lately offshore windfarm servicing vessels around the world. With millions of dollars of waterjet product leaving the Christchurch factory each week, the legacy and romance of Bill Hamilton lives on.
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