Meet our friends … Daymark

‘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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Meet our friends … StudioC Design

‘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 […]

2 months ago by

DA Conversations Podcast with Kyra Clarke & Fiona Grieve of Threaded

Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work. In this episode we talked with […]

3 months ago by

WATCH: Under the Hood August 2022 Recap

In August this year we went under the hood with two creative agencies: Libby & Ben and Milk, who each walked us through a recent design project from brief to […]

3 months ago by

Meet our friends … Daylight

‘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 around Aotearoa Today we […]

4 months ago by

Meet Our Friends… Warren and Mahoney

We love the opportunity to get to know our DA friends better. Today we spoke to our friends Warren and Mahoney to learn more about how their brand design team […]

7 months ago by

Fresh from the Field – Cascade Electrical By White Rabbit

White Rabbit was approached by Cascade Electrical to develop a new logo and business card. The resulting design is a clever play on the happy face which helps bridge an […]

8 months ago by

Recap: Studio Culture and Wellbeing in a Hybrid World

Last week we tuned in online for our Autumn conversations panel which dove into how we navigate studio culture and wellbeing in a hybrid world. If you missed out on […]

8 months ago by

Fly Is Changing To Ira

Our friends at Fly have had a name change, so we caught up with the team and asked a few questions about why they decided to update their brand and […]

9 months ago by

Now and Then with Robyn Gough Palmer of Alt Group

Written by Annie McCulloch and brought to you by Portfolio Recruitment Now and Then is a series where we catch up with people who have been recently placed, via Portfolio Recruitment, to get […]

9 months ago by

Fresh From The Field – Talbot Forest Cheese Co. By Onfire

Off to a red hot start to the year, Onfire has been awarded packaging design Gold at the World Brand Design Society Awards for its work on Talbot Forest Cheese […]

10 months ago by

Thinking Differently – Cameron Sanders of CATO Brand Partners

Kate McGuinness recently sat down for a chat with Partner and Managing Director Cameron Sanders of Cato Brand Partners. From the Wellington studio, Cameron has played an integral role in […]

10 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Kernal By Edition

Kernal is a simple, gamification-free platform that was created to support educated investment for kiwis – by providing world-class investment funds in order to grow financial wealth over the long-term. […]

10 months ago by

Fresh From The Field – Te Ūaka Identity by McCarthy

The Lyttelton Museum’s new name and brand come to life in a multitude of combinations, made up mostly of black and white shapes that hark back to nautical flags. Brought […]

12 months ago by

Fresh From The Field – Engine for Empathy by Optimal Workshop

Optimal Workshop’s 2021 Strategy document needed to be easily digestible, clean, and professional, yet withstand their core values of being approachable, curious, and bold. Using illustrations to visualise complex ideas […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From The Field – Venues Otautahi by McCarthy

We get great insight into McCarthy’s process for designing a brand in their project for Venues Ōtautahi – a mix of striking photography, bold colours and expressive illustration styles gives […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From the Field — UC Believe U Can by Strategy

Strategy were given the opportunity by Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha University of Canterbury to create a brand strategy and creative platform that would inspire the leaders of tomorrow, repositioning […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From The Field – Tip Top by Shine

Shine were tasked by Tip Top to relaunch their brand under the banner of all things optimism. The project encompassed a brand comms launch, building out the design and comms system […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From The Field – Lake Hawea Station by One Design

This Fresh from the Field features One Design’s beautifully crafted and refined branding for Lake Hawea Station. There’s a classic elegance on all touch points with outstanding photography, and the […]

1 year ago by

Meet our friends… Sam Ramlu, Founder of Method

We love the opportunity to get to know our DA friends better, so we had a chat to Sam about her creative journey and what lead to her founding Method. We spoke […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From the Field – COVID Tracer App by RUSH Digital

This week we have a very timely Fresh from the Field by RUSH, we get a behind-the-scenes look into their hard work on the NZ COVID Tracer app. During the […]

1 year ago by

Meet our friends… Oscar Thomas, Designworks

We love the opportunity to get to know our DA friends better, so we’re happy to get the chance to speak with Oscar Thomas, designer at Designworks. We spoke to […]

1 year ago by

On the Flipside… Sian Thompson, Creative Intern at Seven

The transition from design student to designer can be tricky! Design internships provide an invaluable stepping stone towards professional practice and create continuity within the design profession. On the flip […]

1 year ago by

Meet our friends… Dow Goodfolk’s Ben Dean

We love the opportunity to get to know our DA friends better, so we’re happy to get the chance to speak with Dow Goodfolk‘s Studio & Production Manager Ben Dean. […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From the Field — Raise the Standard, by Strategy Creative

Ahead of our June 16 Workshop: No signal found – creating great campaigns without TV in Wellington we asked facilitator Chrissie Malloch to share a recent campaign Strategy Wellington was […]

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