Meet our friends … StudioC Design

‘Meet our Friends’ series is where we take a moment to celebrate and share a little about the diverse studios who make up our DA Friends. Today we spoke to […]

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Fresh From The Field – Burnett Foundation Aotearoa By Special Group

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Special Group take us behind their rebranding work for The New […]

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Semi Permanent 2022, 5 minutes with . . . Wade and Leta

In the lead up to Semi Permanent this year we sat down for a cheeky interview with two of this year’s featured speakers, Wade and Leta. Semi Permanent is taking […]

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Aotearoa NZ Photographers – Koa Thomas

In our ‘Aotearoa Photographers’ series we sit down with NZ based photographers to learn more about their photographic practice and how their photography career got started. This week we chat […]

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Fresh From The Field — Skyzer Brand Photography – By Richards Partners

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. By using colour as the primary spokesperson along with elements […]

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By Day, By Night . . . Don Chooi

By Day, By Night is an interview series that profiles graphic design tutors from design schools throughout New Zealand. We learn about their role as a teacher and their own […]

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Juno Gin 2023 Blank Canvas Artist Call

Following the on-going success of Juno’s Blank Canvas competitions in 2021 and 2022, Juno Gin are now seeking artist submissions for their 2023 Seasonal Gin Releases.  Each Artist Series bottle […]

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Fresh From The Field – ‘Auckland Transport Brand & Culture’ By ‘Ira’

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. This week Ira walk us through their recent work helping to […]

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From the Edges – Romina Abasto, Masters in App Design at Wintec

In our ‘From The Edges’ series we feature Aotearoa NZ Academic Design Projects. Our practice as designers can be seen to be explored, pushed and perhaps become something entirely new […]

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Fresh from the Field – Aetheria Product Design by Designerbloom

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. This week Designerbloom shared with us their recent product design […]

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Spring Conversations 2022 – Design for Everybody

Design For Everybody will invite 3 local creatives, (or creative adjacent individuals) to engage in an authentic discussion and Q&A about inclusion in the creative industry; What does it mean […]

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What if your business had a Moral Compass?

Andy Wright shares with us some of the takeaways from this year’s Hard Refresh session, ‘Can your business have a moral compass’. During this session Tom Tapper, Nice and Serious’s […]

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DA Conversations Podcast with Kyra Clarke & Fiona Grieve of Threaded

Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work. In this episode we talked with […]

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NFT XFKTR Art Competition

For designers, artists, and illustrators interested in dipping their toes into the NFT art world the NFT XFKTR art competition may be a good place to start. Entrants are free […]

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WATCH: Under the Hood August 2022 Recap

In August this year we went under the hood with two creative agencies: Libby & Ben and Milk, who each walked us through a recent design project from brief to […]

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Fresh from the Field – Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa – EightyOne

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Starting from the ground up, EightyOne helped to develop the […]

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Behind the curtain with…Tonia Reid, Rocketspark Design Partner

In ‘Behind the curtain‘ interview series we sit down with Rocketspark Design Partners to learn more about their work in website design, how they got started, and how the Rocketspark […]

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Semi Permanent Aotearoa 2022 – First speakers announced

This press release was written and shared by our friends at Semi Permanent. Tickets for this year’s event can be purchased here. Creativity and design festival, Semi Permanent, will be […]

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Fresh From The Field — Amaia of Takapuna – By Richards Partners

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. With skyrocketing house prices and the death of the “quarter […]

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Under the hood with …Charlotte Sowman, Design Director at Libby & Ben

Ahead of our next online Under The Hood event on 31 August, we heard from one of our speakers, Charlotte Sowman, the design director at Libby & Ben. Charlotte chats […]

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Inhouse Luminaries … Kelsey Gee, High Impact Innovation Programme

In the ‘Inhouse Luminaries‘ series we profile some of the best and brightest designers in Aotearoa’s in-house design studios. This week we spoke with the Lead Designer at High Impact […]

3 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Fuss Pot – By Curious

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Our friends at Curious take us behind their design response […]

4 months ago by

Meet our friends … Daylight

‘Meet our Friends’ series is where we take a moment to celebrate and share a little about the diverse studios who make up our DA Friends around Aotearoa Today we […]

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INFLUX – showcase of postgraduate design

This article is proudly sponsored by Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington The INFLUX exhibition is this year’s showcase of postgraduate design work at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington […]

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Fresh From The Field — Hei Āhuru Mōwai – By Ira

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. This week the team at Ira walk us through their […]

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