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What is ADLibrary?

ADLibrary is a concept set up by two local interior designers in Wanaka who had become frustrated at the lack of access to sampling and design events for professionals in Southland. They also wanted to provide a space for other industry professionals to work, collaborate and network while providing an extensive sample library to use for specifying product for projects. A one stop shop for designing a home or commercial space within a welcoming design community.

The spaces that make up ADLibrary are:

  • Design Library with samples from suppliers all over NZ
  • Meeting rooms  - formal and informal
  • Private offices
  • Co-working space with desks available to hire daily, part-time or full-time
  • Kitchen and break out space
  • Event space
  • Pop up showroom
  • Podcast booth

Who can become a member of ADLibrary?

Anyone who would find this space useful whether that is to work out of or for procuring samples for projects. Our current members are architects, interior designers, suppliers of product to the construction industry, builders, painters, joiners, electricians, software manager, lighting designer, design and build companies.

Can the public access this space?

If you are a client of one of our partners/suppliers who has product on display in the library you can come in and look at their products and borrow their samples with a 'guest pass'. Majority of our products can only be purchased with a trade account which our members who are interior designers, architects, joiners etc have with these suppliers. Affiliate yourself with one of our members and they can give you (as their client) full access to our space and assist you in choosing product for your project.

Is ADL a retail space?

No. We are a showroom for our suppliers/partners. If you work in the industry then details for their rep is on their stand and you can deal with them directly to purchase product and get any further information you may require.

Can anyone attend events and design education sessions?

Yes, if you are working in this industry. You do not need to be a member to access these events. If you would like to be kept informed of upcoming events, join our mailing list over on our home page. Events are for trade industry professionals unless otherwise specified.

What is the Studio?

This space is available to hire for various activities from yoga classes, workshops, meetings, events, treatment room, photoshoots, basically just ask and we will let you know if it's not suitable. This space is completely flexible and we can assist you with furniture, props etc that you might need. The space comes with a bathroom with shower, kitchenette and podcast/meditation/changing room.
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