Hot New Things 2020 – Kees Bakker, AUT

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Kees Bakker from AUT Was there someone (or something) that inspired you to pick…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Natasha Pinker, AUT

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Natasha Pinker, AUT     Was there someone (or something) that inspired you to…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Frida Lindström, Yoobee Colleges School of Design

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Frida Lindström from Yoobee Colleges School of Design   Was there someone (or something)…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Jessica Carran, Yoobee Colleges School of Design

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Jessica Carran from Yoobee Colleges School of Design Was there someone (or something) that…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Brya Pilbrow, Whitecliffe

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Brya Pilbrow from Whitecliffe Was there someone (or something) that inspired you to pick…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Tikirau Jermaine-Rhyd Hathaway

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Tikirau Jermaine-Rhyd Hathaway from Unitec Was there someone (or something) that inspired you to…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Pearl Pan, Yoobee Colleges School of Design 

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Pearl Pan from Yoobee Colleges School of Design   Was there someone (or something) that…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Danielle Kane, 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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Danielle Kane from Wintec – Bachelor of Media Arts (Graphic Design) You completed your…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Katie Paterson, Whitecliffe

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Katie Paterson from Whitecliffe Was there someone (or something) that inspired you to pick…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Carym Wharerau, Victoria Unviersity

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Carym Wharerau from Victoria University         Was there someone (or something) that inspired you…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Lauren Chalk, Media Design School

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Lauren Chalk from Media Design School Was there someone (or something) that inspired you…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Liliana Mañetto Quick, Victoria Unviersity

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Liliana Mañetto Quick from Victoria University     Was there someone (or something) that…

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Hot New Things 2020 – Donald Mavunga, Media Design School

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, final projects and dreams for the future. Today we speak with Donald Mavunga from Media Design School. Was there someone (or something) that inspired you…

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Whitecliffe 2019 End-of-Year Exhibitions

As 2019 comes to a close, Whitecliffe staff and students are preparing for a well-deserved break over summer, now that the anticipation and excitement of End-of-Year Exhibitions is over. Every year, each student is given the opportunity to showcase their creative works at the Whitecliffe End-of-Year Exhibitions. This gives Year 1 and 2 students a…

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Yoobee Colleges Undefined show

UNDEFINED was a multidisciplinary exhibition by Yoobee Colleges | School of Design graduates. The 2019 exhibiting programmes comprised of Creative Digital Design (level 6), Web and UX Design (level 6), 3D Production (level 6) and profiled some exciting work as documented in this photo essay by Pearl Pan;  

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Horizon

We are previewing the talent on show at AUT’s Horizon Exhibition opening this week. 6th November 6:30-9:30, 7-10th November from 10am-4pm AUT School or Art & Design WE Building, Level 5 Angela Coote Flexible Thinking Explore how the body can enhance your creative process, beyond the mind’s limitations. Flexible Thinking is a resource pack that…

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RNDR19 – Opens tomorrow

We are previewing the talent on show at RNDR19 Victoria University Faculty of Architecture and Design End of Year Exhibition Opening 1st November 5:30pm 2nd – 15th November 10am-4pm The Atrium, Faculty of Architecture and Design, 139 Vivian St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011 https://www.victoria.ac.nz/fad Emmi Fortes-Rosser Tengoku Sushi is a brand visual identity created and…

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2019 Graphic Design Graduate Shows

November is always a busy month with the Graphic Design Graduate Shows across Aotearoa. Come along to discover local talent, see what this generation of designers are thinking about, what they are making and help welcome these graduates to our professional community. (Check back! This post will be updated as more Grad Show listings come…

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Studio South + DA present Open Book – Conversations on Studio Life

On Thursday 20th October Studio South and Design Assembly collaborated on a new initiative which saw final year graphic design students invited into the studio for a night of conversation, literally opening the book on studio life.   The evening started with pizza and drinks and one-to-one conversations between students and the South team before heading upstairs…

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Fresh From The Field — Whitecliffe College

This Fresh From The Field features a playful rebrand with a nod to the Bauhaus aesthetic for Whitecliffe College. Owned by Asia Pacific Education Group (APEDU) Whitecliffe has campuses in Auckland Central, Manukau, Wellington and Christchurch, and offers a highly-respected suite of arts, design, fashion and IT programmes from certificate through to postgraduate levels. If…

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Tips for breaking into Industry.

There is no doubt landing your first design job can be difficult – no matter how rigorous your rationales, polished your portfolio and enthusiastic you are – there is a tonne of other design students vying for the same roles as you. A lot of advice design graduates receive is cliched ‘Believe in yourself’, ‘Think…

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5 minutes with… Imogen Zino

In July DA spoke with the multidisciplinary team behind Good Health Design, about their research initiatives and how visual design can support our communities wellbeing. Today (ahead of their upcoming symposium) we spoke with masters student Imogen Zino about her research for this project and the event.   What is your background and how did…

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5 minutes with… Good Health Design

Design Assembly recently got the opportunity to chat with AUT’s embedded multidisciplinary Good Health Design Team, about their research initiatives and how visual design can support our communities wellbeing. What is your background and how did you get into design? We are currently made up of designers (e.g. communication, product, digital, media), but also have…

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Postgraduate Design Research – Tori Mok, AUT

Welcome to Postgraduate Design Research – an opportunity to profile a selection of current design postgraduate students and their projects across our tertiary institutions. This week, to coincide with the launch of AUT’s MATARIKI POSTGRADUATE EXHIBITION we speak with Tori Mok from AUT. What is your background and how did you get into design? I’m…

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Postgraduate Design Research – Ellie Crowe, AUT

Welcome to Postgraduate Design Research – an opportunity to profile a selection of current design postgraduate students and their projects across our tertiary institutions. This week, to coincide with the launch of AUT’s MATARIKI POSTGRADUATE EXHIBITION we speak with Ellie Crowe from AUT. What is your background and how did you get into design? I…

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