About Us

By Designers for Designers

Founded in 1925 by our namesake, Eunice Taylor set out to manufacture and market the very best in handcrafted shades for the astute residents of Auckland. Today her enduring legacy of incredible, bespoke and artisanal shade manufacture proudly continues.

Eunice Taylor imports several designer lighting brands, alongside our own outdoor lighting range and two thoughtfully curated ceramic and wrought iron ranges, crafted by local artisans right here in New Zealand. We proudly offer bespoke, custom, lighting design services across both large-scale commercial and bespoke residential projects with our experienced design and manufacturing partners.

Our ethos: beautiful, functional lighting by designers, for designers.

Meet the Team

The Eunice Taylor team has a wealth of knowledge and experience across the lighting and interior design industries, and we value a collaborative, client lead approach to lighting design and specification both commercially and residentially.

director Vee Kessner

Vee Kessner


Vee has a passion for creating exceptional lighting experiences that engage the senses, are unique, and memorable. As the Director of Eunice Taylor, she closely collaborates with clients, designers, and staff alike to range and create exceptional lighting pieces. With over 30 years’ experience in the interior design industry, she understands the quality and attention to detail that complex lighting projects demand across a variety of commercial and residential briefs.

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Partner - Monique Enoka-Davidson

Monique Enoka-Davidson


Monique’s passion is creating beautiful lighting experiences that sit in the realm of luxury yet are comfortable enough to enjoy the in the meaningful, everyday moments. Delivering complete experiences, for every Eunice Taylor client is what drives her. With an affinity for bold aesthetics, colour, and texture, Monique has a particular fondness for sourcing and designing unique, lighting solutions for many of the projects she works on.

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Mark Kessner

Specialist Lighting Designer

Mark joins the Eunice Taylor team, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience in specialist lighting design, having worked on projects of significance both locally and internationally over the last 40 years. Mark enjoys providing visually stimulating lighting designs, with a strong focus on commercial viability and optimisation. As an experienced electrical engineer, he can provide comprehensive solutions for lighting control and electrical requirements. Being a member of the Green Building Council, and a strong advocate of sustainable design, Mark’s designs champion a greener future.

‘Good design is not just a requirement, it’s a deeper responsibility to the people we serve and the relationships we build.’

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Kim Newlove

Business Development Manager

Kim joins our growing team, as Business Development Manager. With her positive energy and impeccable eye for detail, Kim takes a client-centric approach and loves to take the time to get to know each of our clients’ individual needs. She excels in offering tailored solutions to our clients, ensuring the full potential of every beautiful design can be realised. Her solution orientated mindset means if you can dream it, she will find a way to achieve it.

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operations & logistics manager - Mohammed Khan

Mohammed Khan

Operations & Logistics Manager

Mohammed has been a valued member of the Eunice Taylor team for over 23 years. Mohammed expertly handles our bespoke lighting development and the day-to-day operations, warehousing, and logistics. He is detail oriented and comes up with creative solutions to any issue he encounters. Mohammed is well-revered by our staff and clients alike, and his passion for lighting makes him an invaluable member of the Eunice Taylor team.

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Sales Administrator - Jennifer Belchamber

Jennifer Belchamber 

Sales Administrator

Jennifer joined the Eunice Taylor Team in 2018. With a background in interior design, she has a great appreciation of what lighting can offer a space and enjoys working closely with our clients and designers to help them achieve beautiful results. As our Sales Administrator, Jennifer keeps our office running smoothly, handling the day-to-day, answering client queries, and providing quotes. Jennifer’s sunny disposition makes her the perfect first point of contact for our valued clients.

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Tess Bowden

Marketing coordinator

Tess Bowden has recently joined us and brings extensive of experience in the field of marketing and design, bringing a fresh perspective and innovative ideas to our growing Eunice Taylor team. Please don't hesitate to reach out with any enquiries relating to marketing strategy, content creation, social media management, or brand development.

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Sales Administrator - Jennifer Belchamber

Catherine Galt

Accounts Administrator

Catherine has recently joined us, as our Accounts Administrator. Catherine brings with her a wealth of experience, and we are thrilled to have her as part of the Eunice Taylor Team.

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Artisan Shad Maker - Lisa Chen

Lisa Chen

Artisan Shade Maker

Lisa has celebrated over 27 years with Eunice Taylor, and with over three decades experience, she has an immeasurable knowledge of the shade making craft. Lisa has worked on a wealth of shade styles and types, from large-scale, custom commercial through to handcrafted, artisanal shades for residential use. Lisa enjoys working closely with our clients, designers, and the wider Eunice Taylor team to provide the very best quality in bespoke shades.

Artisan Shad Maker - Fabienne Momus

Fabienne Momus

Artisan Shade Maker

Fabienne has been a member of the Eunice Taylor family since 2006. She has over 17 years’ experience in bespoke shade construction, having acquired an extensive knowledge and skills during her time with Eunice Taylor. Fabienne has worked on shade projects of all complexities and her work ethic and passion for shade making, allows her to bring our clients and designers brilliant ideas to life.