DA Workshop: Creative Strategy with Johnson McKay, 24 February 2017, Auckland

Design Assembly is delighted to bring you award-winning Creative Strategist, Johnson McKay from Fly for this half-day creative strategies workshop in Auckland: Creative Strategy Friday 24th February 9am–12.30pm Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland Refreshments from Atomic Coffee and Serious Popcorn. Thanks Guys! People are constantly bombarded with advertising overkill. As anti-advertising defence shields get more and more sophisticated, brands are […]

Auckland
February 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

UX Crash Course: Auckland

In association with Lushai and UX Gym, Design Assembly brings you: UX Crash Course: A hands on introduction to user experience design This course gives you hands-on experience of a digital UX design project from start to finish in an intense one day workshop. On this course you take a project through a complete design life cycle […]

Auckland
March 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Design Assembly Conversations Christchurch

Design Assembly presents our DA Conversations Autumn 2017 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March. We are delighted to bring you Jane Maloney from M/K Press along with Stephen McCarthy and Scott Bolton from McCarthy for Christchurch. Refreshments thanks to Sunshine Brewery.

Christchurch
March 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

UX Crash Course: Wellington

In association with Lushai and UX Gym, Design Assembly brings you: UX Crash Course: A hands on introduction to user experience design This course gives you hands-on experience of a digital UX design project from start to finish in an intense one day workshop. On this course you take a project through a complete design life cycle […]

Wellington
March 17, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Design Assembly Conversations Auckland

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2017 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March. Format for our Auckland event will be a panel discussion about pertinent issues in graphic design today, and will feature a selection of design professionals with Grant Alexander as adjudicator. Refreshments thanks to Sunshine Brewery.

Auckland
March 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DA Workshop: Being a leader in your design business, 30 March 2017, Auckland

Join Mike Kensington for this half-day Auckland workshop helping you to develop your leadership skills: Being a leader in your design business Thursday 30th March, 9am–12.30pm Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland Refreshments from Atomic Coffee and Serious Popcorn. Thanks Guys! Often when you run your own business, you are juggling so many things – developing […]

Auckland
March 30, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Design Assembly Conversations Wellington

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2017 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March. Our Wellington speakers are Peter Montgomery and Kelly Spencer: Craft Works Pete Montgomery has worked in agencies — from large to small, advertising to branding — and often asks himself, “How do you champion craft in an […]

Wellington
March 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DA Workshop: Risograph printing with Inky Palms, 1 April 2017, Auckland

Join the team at Inky Palms for this full-day risograph printing workshop in Auckland: Risograph printing with Inky Palms Saturday 1st April 10am–4.00pm Inky Palms,  203h La Gonda Arcade, Karangahape Road, Auckland Refreshments from Atomic Coffee and Serious Popcorn. Thanks Guys! Come along to Inky Palms and learn the basics of printing with a GR 3770 Risograph digital […]

Auckland
April 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

DA Workshop, Hand Lettering with Kelly Spencer, 08 April Wgtn

Join Kelly Spencer, hand-letterer, designer and illustrator, for this full-day, Wellington-based typography workshop. Workshop Summary Take a well earned break from points and pixels in a 1 day intensive workshop studying the craft of hand lettering, with Wellington lettering artist Kelly Spencer. Learning Outcomes Workshop attendees will learn a range of practical hand lettering skills, building confidence […]

Wellington
April 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

DA Film Screening: Graphic Means, 11 May, Auckland

Design Assembly invites you to our eagerly-anticipated annual film events taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. This year we are delighted to present Briar Levit's Graphic Means. Graphic Means Auckland Thursday 11 May, 8.00pm arrival, film starts 8.15pm Capitol Cinema 610 Dominion Road Balmoral, Auckland Tickets: $25 Professional / $20 Design Assembly Friend (Not a […]

Auckland
May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

DA Workshop: Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design, 19 May 2017, Auckland

Design Assembly welcomes back Johnson McKay from Fly to present this half-day Auckland workshop focussing on Maori Graphic Design. Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design Friday 19th May 9am–12.30pm Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend (Not a DA Friend? Click here for details on how to sign up).  $150 […]

Auckland
May 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Branding & Placemaking for Cities, Katie Bevin, 23rd May, Wellington

Designer Katie Bevin talks branding and placemaking for cities The Society of Experiential Graphic Design Tuesday, 23 May 2017 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm This event is FREE, but you will need to register via Eventbrite: Katie Bevin is a New Zealand-born designer specialising in environmental graphic design. She creates branded experiences for the […]

Free
Wellington
May 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DA Workshop: The Essentials of Typography with Nicole Arnett Phillips, 27 May, Auckland

Join Brisbane-based type designer Nicole Arnett Phillips aka TypographHer, for this full-day, hands-on typography workshop in Auckland: The Essentials of Typography – Everything about type that you didn't learn at school! Saturday 27th May 10am–4.00pm Yoobee, Level 4 workspace 3 City Road Auckland CBD $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend (Not a DA Friend? Click here for details […]

Auckland
May 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

DA Workshop: The Essentials of Typography with Nicole Arnett Phillips, 28 May, Christchurch

Join Brisbane-based type designer Nicole Arnett Phillips aka TypographHer, for this full-day, hands-on typography workshop in Christchurch: The Essentials of Typography – Everything about type that you didn't learn at school! Sunday 28th May 10am–4.00pm ARA, Institute of Canterbury Studio D219 130 Madras St, Christchurch $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend (Not a DA Friend? Click here […]

Christchurch
May 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

DA Workshop: Creative Refresh with Kathryn Burnett, 09 June 2017, Auckland

Join creativity coach and award-winning writer, Kathryn Burnett, for this half-day ideation workshop in Auckland — a perfect opportunity to boost your creative process in 2017: Creative Refresh Revamping Your Creative Problem Solving Friday 9th June 9am–12.30pm Studio One Toi Tu, Auckland $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend (Not a DA Friend? Click here for details […]

Auckland
June 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

DA Film Screening: Graphic Means, 12 June, Wellington

Wellington Design Meetup and Design Assembly invites you to our eagerly-anticipated annual film events taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. This year we are delighted to present Briar Levit's Graphic Means. Graphic Means Wellington Monday 12th June, 6.15pm arrival, film starts at 6.30pm The Embassy 10 Kent Terrace Mount Victoria, Wellington  Tickets: $25 Professional / $20 Design […]

Wellington
June 12, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

DA Film Screening: Graphic Means, 14 June, Christchurch

Design Assembly invites you to our eagerly-anticipated annual film events taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. This year we are delighted to present Briar Levit's Graphic Means. Graphic Means Christchurch Wednesday 14th June, 6pm arrival, film starts 6.15pm Deluxe Cinema The Tannery, Woolston 3 Garlands Road, Christchurch Tickets: $25 Professional / $20 Design Assembly Friend (Not a […]

Christchurch
June 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

6th Annual Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Auckland June 15th, 2017

It’s that time of year once again and the stakes have been raised. Time to wrestle the trophy out of the hands of the 2016 winning team for 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 Auckland are. Pit your studio […]

Auckland
June 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Creative Mornings Wellington: Clare Bowden, Mandatory, June 30th

CreativeMornings Wellington (CMWLG) is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types in Wellington, New Zealand. This month CMWLG are thrilled to share that Clare Bowden from Mandatory will be coming along to their next event to chat about co-founding her own business. 20 years on, Clare knows a thing or two about what it takes to […]

Wellington
June 30, 2017 @ 7:45 am - 9:00 am

Wellington Adobe Creative Jam, July 6th

Calling all Wellingtonians for a special Adobe Creative Jam! Hear from local creative industry superstars Jarred Bishop, Celeste Skachill (designer at Te Papa Museum), and Fraser Callaway from Strategy, 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 […]

Wellington
July 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Creative Mornings Auckland: Sacha Judd, 21st July

The pursuit of equality is a long-term game, an unraveling of outdated processes that no longer serves the future we imagine or deserve. Our speaker for July, Sacha Judd, is doing her best to help along this unraveling. Join us on Friday 21 July at GridAKL to find out why, as we tackle the challenges […]

Auckland
July 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

UX Homegrown 2017: Akl, July 21

UX Homegrown is a one-day boutique conference about user experience in Auckland. It's a one day submission-based and community curated conference with the goal of growing the level of practice across our whole community. We have the best stories, not the easiest to find — our community's stars and untold stories from unexpected places that help us […]

July 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Design Assembly Pub Quiz Christchurch, July 27th

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 […]

Christchurch
July 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Adobe MAKE IT Local, Auckland, August 3rd

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 […]

Auckland
August 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Adobe MAKE IT Local, Wellington, August 3rd

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 […]

Wellington
August 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Adobe MAKE IT Local, Christchurch, August 3rd

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
August 3, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

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 […]

Auckland
August 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

UX Intensive Week, September 4–8th, Auckland

In partnership with UX Gym and Lushai, Design Assembly presents two x week-long intensive courses focussing on user experience design, happening in Auckland and Wellington in September. Book here for Auckland. Outline: This is a week long course that takes you through all the stages of a digital UX project from initial research to finished […]

Auckland
September 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - September 8, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Christchurch Adobe Creative Jam, Thursday 7th September

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 […]

Christchurch
September 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Design Assembly Pub Quiz, Wellington, September 7th

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 […]

Wellington
September 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DA Workshop: Sales for non-sales people with Johnson McKay, Friday 8th September, Auckland

Design Assembly is delighted to bring back award-winning Creative Strategist, Johnson McKay from Fly for this one-day, client-focussed, business workshop in Auckland. Please note that this is a master class aimed at Creative Directors, Studio Managers, senior staff, and business owners. Professional $450 / Design Assembly Friend $350 (Not a Design Assembly Friend? Click here for details on how […]

Auckland
September 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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

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 […]

Auckland
September 14, 2017 @ 8:15 pm - 9:35 pm

DA Workshop: Writing on Design, Lana Lopesi, September 15th, Auckland

Design Assembly is delighted to present Lana Lopesi, Editor of our Aotearoa Design Thinking 2017 series, for this half-day Auckland workshop Writing on Design. $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend / $150 Design Assembly Student Friend (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here). Book your tickets by clicking here. […]

Auckland
September 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

UX Intensive Week: September 18th–22nd, Wellington

In partnership with UX Gym and Lushai, Design Assembly presents two x week-long intensive courses focussing on user experience design, happening in Auckland and Wellington in September. Book here for Wellington Outline: This is a week long course that takes you through all the stages of a digital UX project from initial research to finished […]

Wellington
September 18, 2017 @ 9:30 am - September 22, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

DA Workshop: Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design, 19th September, Hamilton

Design Assembly welcomes back Johnson McKay from Fly to present this half-day Hamilton workshop at Wintec's Marae focussing on Māori Graphic Design. Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design Tuesday 19th September 9am–12.30pm Te Kōpu Mānia o Kirikiriroa Wintec Marae Enter via Gate 3 off Tristram Street Wintec Hamilton $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend / […]

Hamilton
September 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

DA Workshop: Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design, 22 September 2017, Christchurch

Design Assembly welcomes back Johnson McKay from Fly to present this half-day Christchurch workshop focussing on Māori Graphic Design. Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design Friday 22nd September 9am–12.30pm BizDojo Christchurch $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend / $150 Design Assembly Student Friend (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found […]

Christchurch
September 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

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

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 […]

Hastings
October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

DA Workshop: Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design, 10th November, Wellington

Design Assembly welcomes back Johnson McKay from Fly to present this half-day Wellington workshop focussing on Māori Graphic Design. Applying Design Thinking to creating Māori Graphic Design Wellington  $350 Professional / $250 Design Assembly Friend / $150 Design Assembly Student Friend (Not a DA Friend? Details on how to sign up can be found here). Book your tickets by […]

Wellington
November 10, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

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

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 […]

Free
Auckland
November 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

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 […]

Free
Christchurch
November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm