EOYE 2021 is the annual end of year exhibition of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington showcasing an impressive range of talent by third-year students from the Te Wāhanga Waihanga-Hoahoa—Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation. These are the creative thinkers, makers, minds, designers and architects of the future—soon to be shaping our Aotearoa, and the world.
To help keep the exhibition visitors, our students and staff safe, the on-campus exhibition is postponed from 2021 to 2022. The design awards will be delivered online in December 2021. An online exhibition celebrating the students’ work will open also later in 2022.
Please follow the website for updates on the dates.
Issy Carter – Complete Rubbish
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Interaction Design. IXXN390 Interaction Design Capstone / Whakatinana ā-Wheako Hoahoa ā-Pāhekoheko.
You know how New Zealanders find it confusing to know which bins their rubbish goes into. There’s 67 different councils with different recycling and rubbish rules. At Complete Rubbish, we take the hassle of googling or asking a flat mate of what rubbish goes where, through a single barcode scan or search all on a app. Our recycling instructions comply with your council region via location services so you know your rubbish information is accurate.
Florence Fox – Eat Me
Bachelor of Design – Innovation in Design for Social Innovation. SIDN390 Agents of Change / Ka Mua Ka Muri.
This design intervention focuses on the topic of food waste in NZ and how we can reduce this problem by learning how to cook all parts of our vegetable. Led by Kaupapa Māori value-based principles, it encourages different ways for whanau to cook food and look at different ways to cook food and not waste kai. https://foodwastedesignintervention.squarespace.com
Ida Zhou – Wabi-sabi; Upcycled
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Fashion Design Technology. FADN390 Fashion Design Technology Capstone.
In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful. There is no such thing as ‘away’. When we throw anything away it must go somewhere.
Sanika Ratanpal – Backyard Travellers
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Industrial Design. INDN390 Industrial Design Capstone: Branded Products / Whakatinana ā-Wheako Hoahoa ā-Ahumahi: Ngā Hua i Waituhia.
How can we recreate travel in a Covid world where we can’t leave and tourists can’t get in. Computer generated 3D printed ECO-cubes capture local habitats on the day that you visit them – rain or shine, in person or online. Tiny but tangible worlds in a microcosm, reconnecting us or delighting others from a distance, with our unique environment.
Abby Stockdale (Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa) – Kei Te Pehea Koe?
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Design for Social Innovation. SIDN390 Agents of Change/Ka Mua Ka Muri.
A project based off of a Whakataukī titled, “Ka Mua, Ka Muri – walking backwards into the future’. This is a card game that encourages shared learnings and through activities, uplifting Mana and facilitating kindness of ones self and others.
Ronia Ibrahim – How to be Brown: and other crises of a biracial woman in NZ
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Communication Design. COMD335 Comics & Graphic Novels/Pukawaituhi me ngā Pakimaero Waituhi.
Sophie Marie-Thirsk – Animated short film
ANFX Capstone Bachelor of Design Innovation in Animation and Visual Effects. ANFX390 Animation and Visual Effects Capstone
Genevieve Jones – Mahere Whenua: a type specimen
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Communication Design. COMD302 Typography II / Tātai Momotuhi II.
Mahere Whenua translating to ‘ land maps’ is a typeface inspired by topographic maps. It draws upon topography as art, being a psychedelic mix of creativity, science, and culture.
Haowei Yu – Buzznudge clinician’s app
Graduate Diploma in Design Innovation (GDipDI). IXXN390 Interaction Design Capstone / Whakatinana ā-Wheako Hoahoa ā-Pāhekoheko.
People recovering from stroke with upper limb problems aren’t fully adhering to their rehabilitation exercises and clinicians aren’t able to keep up to date with their patient’s progress. As a part of a smart wearable stroke rehabilitation system, this project developed an intuitive app for clinicians to track progress and interact with patients.
Michelle Pretorius, Emily Yang, Jennifer Ong, Rose Barrett, Daniel Marshall, Dorothy Ong – Micebreaker
Bachelor of Design Innovation in Media Design. MDDN321 Game Design II / Hoahoa ā-Kēmu Rorohiko II.
A third year game developed between students from the School of Design Innovation and the School of Engineering.
The design awards will be delivered online in December 2021 and an online exhibition celebrating the students’ work will open also later in 2022 – follow the website for updates on the dates.