2024 Hot New Things: Maysa Lopes, Ara

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, […]

5 months ago by

Fresh from the Field – UNICEF Aotearoa Website – by Rush Digital

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Breathing life into the organisation’s work and outreach in a […]

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2024 Hot New Things: Charlotte Warrington, Wintec

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, […]

5 months ago by

Meri Kirihimete!

Holiday mode engaged! The out of office emails are up and the DA HQ is now on break from 20 Dec – 22 Jan, so it’ll be quiet on here for […]

6 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Hubbards Very Fancy Granola – By Onfire Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Influenced by the psychedelia art of the 1960’s, Onfire create […]

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Fresh From The Field — PMN is Us – By Daylight

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. With an entirely new brand redesign and digital design system […]

6 months ago by

Between the Pages Edu Series: Preparing your art work for perfect bound books.

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, we get up close and personal […]

6 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Te Kaha – By Plato Creative

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Communicating the narrative behind the stadium’s construction and establishing a […]

6 months ago by

Meet our Friends . . . Tomorrow

‘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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Coming in March – Women in Design Event: Design & You

We are excited to introduce the inaugural Design Assembly Women in Design Day (Design and You) 2024—an annual event dedicated to fostering community, celebration, and education among women in the […]

7 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Mullets That Matter – By McCarthy

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Thinking outside the barber’s chair, McCarthy Studio walk us through […]

7 months ago by

In Motion With…. Lahiru De Silva

In this series we’re shining a light on some of the people who breathe life and action into design, Aotearoa NZ’s motion designers.  This week we sat down with Lahiru […]

7 months ago by

2023 Graduate Show Previews | ‘GD23’ Whitecliffe Graduate Showcase

A snapshot of some of the featured students at this year’s ‘GD23’ Whitecliffe’s Graduate Showcase happening on 5 Dec 2023. Name: Briea Bentham Course: Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graphic […]

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Fresh From The Field — Benny’s Bike Shop – By Onfire Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Inspired by early 20th-century bicycle head tube graphics and emblems, […]

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2023 Graduate Show Preview: Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington

A snapshot of some of the featured students at this year’s Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington Graduate Showcase that took place 3-17 Nov. Name: Ruby Millard Degree: Bachelor of […]

7 months ago by

2023 Graduate Show Previews | ‘ReDesign’ University of Auckland

A snapshot of some of the featured students at this year’s ‘ReDesign‘ Graduate Showcase at University of Auckland happening on 23 Nov 2023. Name: Judy Jin Course/Stream: Des 301: Business […]

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Fresh from the Field – One NZ’s onboarding program – by Hula

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Drawing on inspiration from te ngāhere, Aotearoa’s forest ecologies, Hula […]

7 months ago by

Design tips for building templates in Word

Our Friends over at Timplates are making the lives of designers just a touch easier – here are handy tips for how to build design templates in Word. This article […]

7 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Moustache – By Studio South

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Challenged with reinvigorating the brand while encapsulating the bold, fun […]

7 months ago by

Aotearoa NZ Photographers . . . Abhi Chinniah

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 […]

7 months ago by

2023 Graduate Show Previews | ‘Debrief’ Otago Polytechnic, Te Pūkenga

A snapshot of some of the featured students at this year’s ‘Debrief’ Graduate Showcase ( Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga ) happening on 16-17 Nov 2023. Name: Evie Noad Project: […]

8 months ago by

Between the Pages: ‘Firewood and Reject’

In this interview series we sit down with some of the designers and illustrators behind some of Aotearoa NZ’s self published books to discuss their design/illustration processes and take a […]

8 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Social Sector Commissioning Visual Identity – By Gusto Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Showcasing the strength that comes with community, Gusto Design take […]

8 months ago by

2023 Graduate Show Previews | MDS XXV

A snapshot of some of the featured students at this year’s Media Design School Graduate Showcase taking place 17 Nov 2023. Name: Kirsty Leggit Project: ‘DesignHer+’ Description: ‘DesignHer+’ offers a […]

8 months ago by

Save the date: 2023 Design Grad Showcases

Kia ora design folks! Keen to check out the work of Aotearoa NZ’s newest creative talent? Save the date! Here’s a list of the dates we have for the upcoming design graduate exhibitions […]

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