Baggy Pants and Butter Paper… Bella Alexander-Kemble, Communication Design

This interview is the first in a series from Hamish Besley a third-year student at Victoria University Wellington – Te Herenga Waka, Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation. Each interview was first published in Baggy Pants and Butter Paper, an editorial publication for students by students (conceived in Hamish’s final year of study). The interviews…

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Fresh From The Field — Everyday Horrors by Method

This Fresh from the Field features Method‘s recent work on their own project Everyday Horrors Halloween game. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details. The Brief Team Method loves Halloween and with everything that has changed this year, and the possibility…

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Wellington: EOY Wrap Event — Meet our speakers

Wellington DA Event: EOY Wrap Party 2020, November 11, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Join your fellow designers and creatives to celebrate the end of the year and the start of summer! What a year 2020 has been! So let’s get together – celebrate being back in level 1, commiserate and share our experiences of…

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Fresh From The Field — RAAD

This Fresh from the Field is brought to you by our awesome partners Portfolio Recruitment. The Portfolio team are heavily invested in our design community and reached out to tell us about Creative Director Matt Saunders latest project RAAD. We think this is a phenomenal initiative and admire the kaupapa, the environmental stewardship, the RAAD…

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Grow, Designed By Media Design School Students: Dannah Angela Soriano, Erika Marasigan, Logan Ware, Yancong Guo,

‘Grow’ is a volunteer recruitment campaign that promotes volunteering to people who are passionate, eager to learn, and are willing to give back to the community. The initiative designed by a collective of Media Design School Students was recently awarded in the Next Gen NG: Digital Design category in the Good Design Awards. Design Assembly…

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Wellington DA Event: EOY Wrap Party 2020

Join your fellow designers and creatives to celebrate the end of the year and the start of summer! What a year 2020 has been! So let’s get together – celebrate being back in level 1, commiserate and share our experiences of this year. You’ll also enjoy a digital exhibition of Mate Act Now – A protest…

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DA Auckland Workshop: Welcome to Te Ao Māori for Designers

Prices: $400+gst Professional | $300+gst Design Assembly Friend | $100+gst Student (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here) Get Tickets The creative community plays a major role in connecting people to ideas, products and services that shape who we are as a people and a nation. To reflect an…

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Fresh From The Field — Zuru’s Health by Habit

This Fresh from the Field showcases more category disrupting work from Zuru edge. The Health by Habit wellness range rethinks supplement packaging and makes a bold statement in a crowded market. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email  nicole@designassembly.org.nz  for details. The Brief:…

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Design & Books… Nature—Stilled

This is the first in a new series of articles looking at book design and books on design. We begin with Nature — Stilled a Te Papa press title designed by Inhouse. Publication date: October 2020 NZ RRP (incl. GST): $70.00 Extent: 364 pages Format: Hardback ISBN: 978-0-9951136-9-5 Cabinets of curiosities are not a new concept; wonderous collections housed in an…

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Christchurch: EOY Wrap Event — Meet our speakers

Christchurch DA Event: EOY Wrap Party, November 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Join your fellow designers and creatives to celebrate the end of the year and the start of summer! What a year 2020 has been! So let’s get together – celebrate being back in level 1, commiserate and share our experiences of…

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Graduate Shows: Tika Tonu, AUT South

As the academic year draws to a close the graduation events ramp up. Each year the Graphic Design Graduate Shows across Aotearoa provides opportunities to discover local talent, see what this generation of designers are thinking about, what they are making and help welcome these emerging professionals to our community. Tika Tonu is the 2020…

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EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

Nov 11

Wellington DA Event: EOY Wrap Party 2020

Join your fellow designers and creatives to celebrate the end of the year and the start of summer! What a year 2020 has been! So let’s get together – celebrate being back in level 1, commiserate and share our experiences of this year. You’ll also enjoy a digital exhibition of Mate Act Now – A protest…

Wellington

Nov 18

DA Auckland Workshop: Welcome to Te Ao Māori for Designers

Prices: $400+gst Professional | $300+gst Design Assembly Friend | $100+gst Student (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here) Get Tickets The creative community plays a major role in connecting people to ideas, products and services that shape who we are as a people and a nation. To reflect an…

Auckland

Nov 18

CHRISTCHURCH: The Value of Strategy with Raul Sarrot

Wednesday 18 November 2020, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST Jade Software: Level 3/11 Vivian Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand $300 +GST Professional / $200 +GST Design Assembly Friend / $50 +GST DA Student Friends (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here). Buy your ticket A practical workshop…

Christchurch

Nov 19

DA Christchurch Workshop: Co-Design methods with Raul Sarrot

Thursday 19 November 2020, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST Jade Software 5 Sir Gil Simpson Drive, Christchurch $300 +GST Professional / $200 +GST Design Assembly Friend / $50 +GST DA Student Friends (Not a DA Friend? Sign-up now from only $80 per year – www.designassembly.org.nz/friends) Buy your ticket What is the best way to…

Christchurch