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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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: […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Ahead of Semi Permanent: 5 mins with Game Designer & Producer, Maru Nihoniho

In the lead up to 2023’s Semi Permanent coming up in Pōneke this November, we chat with game designer and producer, Maru Nihoniho, who will be one of the featured […]

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Fresh From The Field — Raise the Standard – By Strategy Creative

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Borrowing the wit, rhyme and cultural relevance found in protest […]

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Ahead of Semi Permanent: 5 mins with illustrator, Ruby Jones

In the lead up to 2023’s Semi Permanent coming up in Pōneke this November, we chat with Aotearoa NZ illustrator, Ruby Jones, who will be one of the featured speakers […]

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Fresh From The Field — Vitasport – By Dow Goodfolk

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Dow Goodfolk walk us through their recent work developing a […]

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Aotearoa NZ Photographers . . . Kenton Adolf

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 — R U Coco? – By Onfire Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Designing the identity around the idea of a rainbow – […]

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Under the Hood with Emme Jacob, Maynard

Ahead of our upcoming online event tomorrow, Under the Hood – Placemaking, we sat down for a quick q&a with one of our featured speakers; Emme Jacob, Senior Wayfinding Designer […]

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Fresh From The Field — Meet the Candidates – By MK Templer

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Created with the intention of engaging young voters through play; […]

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From the Edges – Ashley Boyd, Media Design School; ‘Preparing creatives for self employment in the purpose economy’

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 […]

10 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Environmental Protection Authority – By Strategy Creative

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. Bringing together a timeless graphic system that is rigid yet […]

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Under the hood with …Nada Stanish, Isthmus

Ahead of our upcoming online event, Under the Hood – Placemaking, we sat down for a quick q&a with one of our featured speakers; Nada Stanish, Principal at Isthmus. All […]

10 months ago by

Meet our Friends . . . Fox & Co.

‘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 — Hubbards 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. Onfire Design share their design process and how they reinvigorated […]

10 months ago by

Meet our Friends . . . Isthmus 

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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Semi Permanent 2023 – Pōneke Wellington Speakers Announced!

Are you planning on heading to Semi Permanent this year? Our friends at Semi Permanent have given us a discount code to share with our DA Community. Use the code […]

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