From the Edges – Romina Abasto, Masters in App Design at Wintec

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 […]

4 weeks ago by

NFT XFKTR Art Competition

For designers, artists, and illustrators interested in dipping their toes into the NFT art world the NFT XFKTR art competition may be a good place to start. Entrants are free […]

1 month ago by

How to be a content-conscious designer

Comfort in web design is a wonderful thing. As a visitor, comfort makes it easy and enjoyable to experience the website. The biggest threat to comfort in website design is […]

2 months ago by

In Motion With…. Renee Jacobi, Senior Animator at Daylight

The In motion with series shines a light on some of the people who breathe life and action into design, Aotearoa NZ’s motion designers. This week we sat down with […]

2 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — COVID-19 Health Hub – By RUSH

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Rush share with us their design response behind the digital tools […]

3 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Caetano Family Chiropractic – By nim Creative

nim Creative shared with us how they developed the branding identity for Caetano Family Chiropractic. Working with a limited budget, nim Creative were able to develop a gentle look and […]

4 months ago by

On the side with . . . Steve Grant

This series profiles our DA Friends and the side projects they’re working on to develop new skills, test ideas, help people and communities or just do, for the love of […]

5 months ago by

Under The Hood With… Matt Grantham, Creative Director of Onfire Design

Ahead of our next Under The Hood April event, we learnt more about our next speaker, Matt Grantham, Creative Director of Onfire Design. First things first, can you tell us a […]

5 months ago by

Under The Hood With… Nico and Linus, Creative Director and Art Director of Fox & Co

Ahead of our next Under The Hood April event, we learnt more about two of our speakers, Nico and Linus from Fox & Co.  First off, can you tell us a […]

6 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Viare – By Iceberg

Iceberg was asked by estar OMS to design the brand identity for their new ecommerce software product, Viare. Built around the idea of order flow and in response to the […]

6 months ago by

Behind the Curtain with Liora Pine, Rocketspark Design Partner

In this interview series we sit down with Rocketspark Design Partners to learn more about their work in website design, how they got started, and how the Rocketspark platform and […]

6 months ago by

Rush Digital on Designing for Digital Inclusion

As the world becomes ever more digital – a process that’s been accelerated by the covid pandemic – it’s even more important that no-one is left behind. We heard from […]

6 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Te Tiriti O Waitangi Ki Horomaka – By Vanishing Point Studio

With Covid-19 cancelling many events around Te Tiriti throughout 2020 and 2021, Vanishing Point Studio worked with Te Rūnanga o Koukourarata to create an interactive part of history. Having just […]

7 months ago by

Bachelor of Digital Innovation From the Yoobee School Of Digital Innovation

Yoobee’s brand new Bachelor’s Degree lives in the future, a place where tech meets business, meets marketing, meets tomorrow. The world is changing at an exponential pace right now.  What […]

7 months ago by

Fresh From The Field – Prep By White Rabbit

Prep were looking for a more professional brand identity and a clean, modern and user-friendly website, so White Rabbit were tasked with a brief to redesign their logo and developing […]

8 months ago by

Welcoming our newest DA Partner – Rocketspark 

Nau mai, haere mai to our newest DA Partner, Rocketspark, a multi award winning company founded by four kiwis in the Waikato. Through their code-free website builder and Design Partner […]

8 months ago by

2022 Hot New Things: Jarrod Dobell, Yoobee

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 […]

8 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 […]

8 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. […]

8 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 […]

10 months ago by

From The Edges – Toi Ārahitanga, The Art Guide

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 where […]

10 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Citizens Advice Bureau Website and Intranet By Somar Digital

The new, easy-to-use CAB website was refreshed by Somar digital, with a focus on modernising it, whilst also improving the user journey but maintaining the knowledgeable and trusted advice that […]

10 months ago by

Making your website or app accessible

As the world becomes ever more digital – a process that’s been accelerated by the covid pandemic – it’s even more important that no-one is left behind. Follow these tips […]

10 months ago by

Fresh From The Field – Te Anau Time Campaign by Strategy

Strategy creates “Te Anau Time”, to inspire Kiwi’s to visit Te Anau. Using captivating photographs and simple typography, Te Anau Time is set to inspire travellers that there has never […]

11 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Emma Lewisham website By Studio Almond

Emma Lewisham worked with Studio Almond to create an innovative design-led web experience that complemented the brands values of becoming the world’s first carbon positive beauty brand. A minimal and […]

11 months ago by