DA Conversations Podcast with Johnson Witehira, February 2017

Welcome back to Design Assembly Conversations for 2017. In this series we talk to New Zealand graphic designers, hear their stories, and celebrate their work.

I’m Louise, and today I’m talking to Johnson Witehira. Johnson is an artist and graphic designer from Wellington. Currently he has his own graphic design practice and teaches at AUT University in Auckland.

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DA Workshop, Hand Lettering with Kelly Spencer, April 8th, Wellington

Join Kelly Spencer, hand-letterer, designer and illustrator, for this full-day, Wellington-based typography workshop. Hand Lettering with Kelly Spencer Saturday 8th April, 10am–4pm Toi Pōneke Arts Centre Upper Chamber 61 – 69 Abel Smith Street Te Aro Wellington $299 Professional / $249 Design Assembly Friend / $149 DA Student Friend (Not a Design Assembly Friend? Sign up here). Workshop…

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Hot New Things — Sherylene Chan, Media Design School

Our 2017 Hot New Things series continues today –  an opportunity to profile a selection of some of the top design grads coming out of our tertiary institutions. Fifth up, we speak with Sherylene Chan from Media Design School. Sherylene Chan Bachelor of Media Design (Graphic Design major) Media Design School     Hi Sherylene, you completed your full…

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Design Assembly Conversations Autumn 2017

Autumn Conversations Christchurch Thursday 16th March 6–8pm, event begins @6.30pm XCHC 376 Wilsons Road Christchurch   Autumn Conversations Auckland Thursday 23rd March 6–8pm, event begins @6.30pm Thievery Studio   Autumn Conversations Wellington Thursday 30 March 6–8pm, event begins @6.30pm BizDojo 115 Tory Street Te Aro Wellington Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn…

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5 Minutes with… Armig Esfahani from Pixel Fusion

Ahead of our Overview of Digital for Designers 2017 workshop, coming up on Friday March 10th in Auckland, we spoke with UX Architect Lead, Armig Esfahani, from Pixel Fusion. Hi Armig, can you tell us a little bit about who you are and what you do. I’m Armig, I recently moved to New Zealand from Dubai…

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Smells Like Fresh Print — B&F Christmas Cards

Brought to you by B&F Papers, the Smells Like Fresh Print series celebrates the beauty and tactile qualities of recently created, selected print projects. This week we share B&F Papers abstract card designs for Christmas 2016. Project Title: B&F Papers 2016 Christmas card Studio / Design team:  Brogen Averill Client: BF Papers Printer: Centurion Print Production methods: double hit white foil Paper…

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Hot New Things — Shari Baker, Wintec

Our 2017 Hot New Things series continues today –  it’s an opportunity to profile a selection of some of the top design grads coming out of our tertiary institutions. Fourth up, we speak with Shari Baker from Wintec. Shari Baker Bachelor of Media Arts (Graphic Design) Wintec Hi Shari, you completed your full time studies at the end of 2016, can…

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Fresh from the Field — Robert Harris, Fuman

This week’s Fresh from the Field showcases an iconic New Zealand company’s update by Fuman, for Robert Harris. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our weekly Fresh from the Field series email Zoë for details. The brief Robert “Bob” Harris was one of NZ’s original coffee entrepreneurs. In 1952, from his barbershop and tobacconist, he…

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Auckland Day 100 Show, 25/26th Feb

Join us as we celebrate the blood, sweat and tears of the latest lot of hundred dayers. Featuring 100 individual projects made painstakingly over a one hundred day period, the work is diverse, irreverent, heart-felt and fun. This is a really shambolic and vibrant kind of art show, and the artists come from all walks…

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Gloriavale Exhibition, Cam McLaren

Born in Canada, Cam McLaren found a passion for documentary photography at a young age, learning the craft from his father in their darkroom. With a strong interest in human circumstance, McLaren’s work often focuses on sharing stories about people and communities which are little known, always with a strong theme of bringing the unseen, unique or…

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UX Crash Course: Wellington 17th March

In association with Lushai and UX Gym, Design Assembly brings you: UX Crash Course: A hands on introduction to user experience design Friday 17 March BizDojo 115 Tory Street, Te Aro Wellington 6 hours | 9:30am – 4:30pm This course gives you hands-on experience of a digital UX design project from start to finish in an intense…

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EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Mar 10

DA Workshop: Overview of digital for designers 2017, 10 March 2017, Auckland

Join UX Architect Lead, Armig Esfahani, from Pixel Fusion for this half-day Auckland workshop providing overview about current industry trends in digital. Overview of digital for designers 2017 with Armig Esfahani Friday 10th March 9am–12.30pm Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland Refreshments from Atomic Coffee and Serious Popcorn. Thanks Guys! While companies are now all familiar with the…

Auckland

Mar 10

UX Crash Course: Auckland

In association with Lushai and UX Gym, Design Assembly brings you: UX Crash Course: A hands on introduction to user experience design This course gives you hands-on experience of a digital UX design project from start to finish in an intense one day workshop. On this course you take a project through a complete design life cycle…

Auckland

Mar 16

Design Assembly Conversations Christchurch

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2017 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March. We can confirm Jane Malone from M / K Press for Christchurch and will be announcing additional guests shortly…

Christchurch

Mar 17

UX Crash Course: Wellington

In association with Lushai and UX Gym, Design Assembly brings you: UX Crash Course: A hands on introduction to user experience design This course gives you hands-on experience of a digital UX design project from start to finish in an intense one day workshop. On this course you take a project through a complete design life cycle…

Wellington

Mar 23

Design Assembly Conversations Auckland

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2017 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March. Format for our Auckland event will be a panel discussion about pertinent issues in graphic design today, and will feature a selection of design professionals with Grant Alexander as adjudicator. Details to follow…

Auckland