GD18: Whitecliffe Graphic Design Graduate Show

2 years ago by

Opening Night: Friday 16th November 2018, 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Exhibition Opening Hours: Saturday 17th November, 10am – 4pm

Location: Demo Space, 21 Shaddock Street, Eden Terrace, Auckland



GD18 is a graduate exhibition of Graphic Design students from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design. The exhibition takes inspiration from the interface of Adobe Indesign, the exhibition space makes visible the invisible elements integral to the structure of an InDesign document. GD18 is a showcase of projects varying in media as well as lines of enquiry, come along to support and celebrate our graduating designers.

Our exhibition opening night is on Friday the 16th of November, wine, as well as beer from our sponsor Epic beer along with nibbles, will be provided. If you cannot make it on our opening night,  feel free to come the following day, GD18 continues on Saturday the 17th of November from 10am-4pm.

Preview of some of the exhibiting students:

Name: Wayne Shih

Project Name: Kiwi / Moa publication

Description: This book documents/compares the history/fate of the Kiwi and the Moa in particular considering the impact of the arrival of humans in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Name: Kayleigh Bartlett

Project Name: Hotline Bling publication

Description: This project is an investigation of the telephone. Through my research my publication developed into an investigation of how we communicate as a society today and how easy it is for us to be in constant contact with one another.

Name: Chelsea Moore

Project Name: Pamela

Description: This publication series focuses on archival processes and memory: it was prompted by the simple relatable action of looking back at old family photographs.

Name: Sydney Plested

Project Name: Privacy is Dead

Description: This speculative project was inspired by Sang Munn’s ZXX typeface, which functioned as a means of accessible and understandable encryption. My typeface has six family fonts that would be coded to constantly shift, in order to frustrate a computer’s ability to register what has been typed.

Name: Nikita Moshev

Project Name: The mental ecology

 Description: The mental environment refers to societal influences upon mental health. This segment of work looks at the saturation of imagery in our lives.

Name: Katie Paton

Project Name: Wavelength

Description: This is a book based on the radio. The focus of the work became about “dialogue” and its different forms, for example talk-back radio and Facebook comments. The book also includes a chapter on the VHF radio (mayday) and fictional radio hosts in film/television.

Name: Kay Tasma

Project Name: Various Projects

Description: An indexical selection of recent books, workbooks and notebooks.


Up Next...

Fresh From The Field — Zoe & Morgan by Coda Design Studio

This week’s Fresh From The Field features the brand and recent collateral design for Zoe & Morgan by Coda Design Studio. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for details Designer Sarah Callesen has been working on the brand with siblings Zoe, Morgan…

More from 'Illustration'...

5 Minutes with… Illustrator, Rebecca Ter Borg

Design Assembly recently got the opportunity to check in with illustrator Rebecca Ter Borg to find out a bit more about her latest work, what inspires it and how she juggles it all. What have you been working on since we last chatted with you? I’ve been fortunate enough to have some really satisfying jobs and…