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July 2017

Design Assembly Pub Quiz Christchurch, July 27th

July 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
XCHC, 376 Wilsons Road
Christchurch, New Zealand
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It’s that time of year once again and the stakes have been raised. Time to win this year’s title! Join us for an evening of graphic design, arts and culture trivia — sure to prove who the biggest design nerds in Christchurch really are. Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening of social networking. Prices Professional (1 x table booking,…

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August 2017

Adobe MAKE IT Local, Auckland, August 3rd

August 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoobee School of Design Auckland, Level 4, 3 City Road
Auckland, Auckland New Zealand
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Adobe MAKE IT LOCAL returns as one of Australia’s premier creativity events of the year! Design Assembly and Yoobee School of Design are delighted to invite you to join us for the live feed of this exciting event as it pans out in Sydney on Thursday August 3rd. Live feed events happen simultaneously in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch at Yoobee School of Design campuses. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the cutting edge of the creative world! Get your fill of…

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Adobe MAKE IT Local, Wellington, August 3rd

August 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoobee School of Design Wellington, 20 Kent Terrace, Mt Victoria
Wellington, New Zealand
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Adobe MAKE IT LOCAL returns as one of Australia’s premier creativity events of the year! Design Assembly and Yoobee School of Design are delighted to invite you to join us for the live feed of this exciting event as it pans out in Sydney on Thursday August 3rd. Live feed events happen simultaneously in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch at Yoobee School of Design campuses. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the cutting edge of the creative world! Get your fill of…

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Adobe MAKE IT Local, Christchurch, August 3rd

August 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoobee School of Design Christchurch, Otakaro Building University of Canterbury Dovedale Ave, Ilam
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Adobe MAKE IT LOCAL returns as one of Australia’s premier creativity events of the year! Design Assembly and Yoobee School of Design are delighted to invite you to join us for the live feed of this exciting event as it pans out in Sydney on Thursday August 3rd. Live feed events happen simultaneously in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch at Yoobee School of Design campuses. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with the cutting edge of the creative world! Get your fill of…

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Design Assembly Speed Dating Portfolio Evening, August 16th, Auckland

August 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spark Lab, Seafarers, 52 Tyler Street, Britomart
Auckland, New Zealand
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One evening, 20 young graphic designers and 20 professionals… It’s speed dating for graphic designers! A fast-paced evening of networking, portfolio reviews and feedback. As final year students or new graduates, you will have the opportunity to meet and show your work to several seasoned industry professionals. In a round robin series of quick fire conversations, you’ll pull out your portfolio and give it your all. In return, you’ll be served with some short and sweet truths to help get…

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September 2017

Christchurch Adobe Creative Jam, Thursday 7th September

September 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
XCHC, 376 Wilsons Road
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Calling all Cantabrian Designers and Creatives: join us for a special Adobe Creative Jam! Witness a live design battle, and hear from top creatives over FREE food and beer. Join us on Thursday September 7th at Christchurch's XCHC. Hear from creative industry stars Lindsay Yee and Natasha Vermeulen as they share their processes and projects. Meanwhile watch teams of designers compete in a tournament to tackle a design challenge in just 4 hours using Adobe Creative Cloud. Come for the food and beer, stay for…

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Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Wellington, September 7th

September 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Shady Lady, 66 Courtenay Place, Te Aro
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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It’s that time of year once again and the stakes have been raised. Time to win this year’s title! Join us for an evening of graphic design, arts and culture trivia — sure to prove who the biggest design nerds in Wellington really are. Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening of social networking. Prices Professional (1 x table booking, seats…

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DA 10th Anniversary Screening of Helvetica, September 14th, Auckland

September 14, 2017 @ 8:15 pm - 9:35 pm
Capitol Cinema, 610 Dominion Road
Auckland, New Zealand
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It’s been 10 years since Helvetica the film was released. Join us in this special 10th Anniversary film event showing on the big screen, to celebrate and debate the influence of one typeface on a generation and decade of design. “Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks at the proliferation of one typeface as part of a larger conversation about the way type affects our lives. The film is an exploration…

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October 2017

DA Film Event: Helvetica 10th Anniversary Screening, 18th October, Hastings

October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Focal Point Cinema Hastings, 126 Heretaunga Street East
Hastings, New Zealand
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Rachel and Jason Juno will be hosting the first ever Design Assembly event in the Hawkes Bay region with a screening of Helvetica on Wednesday, October 18th. It's been 10 years since Helvetica the film was released. Join us in this special 10th Anniversary film event showing on the big screen, to celebrate and debate the influence of one typeface on a generation and decade of design. "Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual…

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November 2017

Free

DA End of Year Wrap Party, Thursday November 23rd, Auckland

November 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Objectspace, 13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn
Auckland, New Zealand
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You're invited to the Auckland End of Year Wrap Party to be held on Thursday 23rd November at Objectspace in Ponsonby. Join your fellow designers and creatives and celebrate the end of 2017 and the start of summer! As part of this social evening we will be showing a curated New Zealand Poster Exhibition 2017 for one night only. Tickets are FREE but numbers are limited. Book by clicking here.   Thanks to our awesome Design Assembly Partners:

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Free

DA End of Year Wrap Party, Thursday 30th November, Christchurch

November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
XCHC, 376 Wilsons Road
Christchurch, New Zealand
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You're invited to the Christchurch DA End of Year Wrap Party to be held on Thursday 30th November at the XCHC. Join your fellow designers and creatives and celebrate the end of 2017 and the start of summer! As part of this social evening we will be showing a curated New Zealand Poster Exhibition 2017 for one night only. Tickets are FREE but numbers are limited. Book by clicking here.   Thanks to our awesome Design Assembly Partners:

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March 2018

FREE

Hawke’s Bay: DA Korero 2018

March 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Urban Winery, 3 Ossian St, Ahuriri
Napier, Hawke's Bay 4110 New Zealand
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Design Assembly and our regional host Coast & Co are excited to bring you our second event for Hawke’s Bay — DA Korero, a chance for creatives in the Bay to catch up and have a casual chat about all things design. Join us at The Urban Winery on the 22nd of March from 5.30pm for a quiet beverage or two.

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Christchurch: DA Autumn Conversations 2018

March 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC), 376 Wilsons Rd, Waltham
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2018 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March and April. Details to be announced very soon.

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Auckland: DA Autumn Conversations 2018

March 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thievery Studio, 203 Karangahape Road
Auckland, 1010
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Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2018 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March and April. Our Auckland event takes the form of a panel discussion about pertinent issues in the New Zealand graphic design profession community in 2018. We've got an awesome line up of speakers including Donna McCort — Creative Director at Dow/Goodfolk, Nick Riley, Creative Director & Jonte Goldwater, Strategy Director at Culture&Theory, and Caroline Powley — Senior Lecturer at AUT. More to be announced soon.

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April 2018

Wellington: DA Autumn Conversations 2018

April 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Biz Dojo Wellington, 115 Tory Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2018 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March and April. We are excited to bring you Anna Dean and Angela Meyer, Co-Directors — Double Denim, speaking about Women and Design, and Nan O'Sullivan — Programme Director Design for Social Innovation at the School of Design in Victoria University, speaking about Design for Social Innovation.

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May 2018

DA Chch Isle of Dogs Movie: Panel and Screening

May 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Academy Gold Cinema, 363 Colombo Street
Christchurch, Canterbury 8023 New Zealand
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A one off event that will be a great studio outing as well as social event for professionals and students alike.In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, and Yoko Ono.

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June 2018

7th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Auckland June 28th, 2018

June 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Bluestone Room, 9-11 Durham Lane
Auckland, 1010 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz is back for its seventh year! Join us for an evening of graphic design, arts and culture trivia — you know you want this year’s bragging rights! Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening amongst the biggest design nerds in Auckland. 

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July 2018

Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Wellington, July 24th, 2018

July 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fortune Favours, 7 Leeds Street
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz is back for its third year in Wellington! Join us for an evening of graphic design, arts and culture trivia — you know you want this year’s bragging rights! Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening amongst the biggest design nerds in Wellington. Prices — Professional (1 x table booking,…

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August 2018

Auckland: Living the Freelance Life — Conversations for the Self-Employed

August 31, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Objectspace, 13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn
Auckland, New Zealand
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Design Assembly is excited to bring you a morning of conversations dedicated to those who are self-employed, celebrating the alluring yet intricate art that is freelancing.

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September 2018

7th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Christchurch September 13th, 2018

September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC), 376 Wilsons Rd, Waltham
Christchurch, 8011 New Zealand
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The DA Annual Pub Quiz is back for its seventh year! Join us for an evening of graphic design, arts and culture trivia — you know you want this year’s bragging rights! Pit your studio against the rest, or if you’re working independently, gather together a team of your design colleagues. Show your creative peers just how much you know, and enjoy an evening amongst the biggest design nerds in Christchurch.

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