2024 Australian Good Design Awards Open for Entry

Keen to enter the 2024 Australian Good Design Awards this year? Then – Welcome to the year of the Design Effect. This year’s theme aims to showcase the profound ripple […]

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Have your say: 2024 Mentally Healthy Survey

For those keen on attending the upcoming DA Lunch Clubs in AKL & WLG: We will be reviewing the results from this survey and focusing our discussion around psychological safety […]

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Fresh From The Field — Plastic Pile of Sh!t – By Special

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. Fresh from the Field is a […]

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The Benefits of Biophilic Design

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus on projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. The author of this […]

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How can designers be better advocates for people and planet?

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus on projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. The authors of this […]

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Fresh From The Field — Good Folks – By Cultigraphy

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus on projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. Fresh from the Field is […]

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Fresh From The Field — Hutton’s – By Dow Goodfolk

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories.  Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series […]

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Fresh From The Field — Kaffee Eis and Gellicious Gelato product packaging – By 45 Design Studio

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories.  Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series […]

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Fresh From The Field — DermaVeen Sensitive Sun – By Spruik

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. Join us for our inaugural Women in Design DAY | […]

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Fresh From The Field — Access and Choice Campaign and Website – By Gusto Design

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. Join us for our inaugural Women in Design DAY | […]

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2024 Hot New Things: Briea Bentham, Whitecliffe

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, […]

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DA Conversations Podcast with Emme Jacob

Our first episode for the 2024 podcast is live! In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work and for the month of […]

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Women in Design: Rethinking Values, Processes, and Tools in User-Centred Design

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. Join us for our inaugural Women in Design DAY | […]

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Fresh From The Field — Design 4 Conservation Mindset Cards – By Ana Yamila Palatnik

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. Join us for our inaugural Women in Design […]

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2024 Hot New Things: Catherine Pascual, AUT

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, […]

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Under the hood with …Emma East, Design Director at Q Brand Builders

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. In lead up to the Under the Hood […]

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Between the Pages Edu Series: Top tips and common mistakes of setting your book files up for print

We popped by our Friends at BookPrint to see how they make and print books right here in Aotearoa NZ. In this week’s series, David shares with us some of […]

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2024 Hot New Things: Fiona Yoon, University of Auckland

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, […]

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Fresh From The Field — Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre – By Diadem

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Diadem walk us through their design process for Te Pae […]

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Women in Design . . . Zoe Ikin

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. Join us for our inaugural Women in Design […]

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2024 Hot New Things: Adam de Jong, Victoria University Wellington – Te Herenga Waka

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, […]

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Under the Hood with Stacey Morrissey, Design Director at Spruik

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. In lead up to the Under the Hood […]

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2024 Hot New Things: Judy Jin, University of Auckland

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, […]

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The Freelancing Diaries: Sharing the deep tea with designer Ash Matthews

This year we’ve teamed up with Hnry to bring you The Freelancing Diaries: a series helping freelancing creatives navigate self-employed life. From handy resource articles, free-to-attend live webinars, to sharing […]

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Fresh From The Field — Tuffy – By Onfire Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Rather than bland utilitarian sameness, Onfire create a brand toolbox […]

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