Semi Permanent 2022, 5 minutes with . . . Wade and Leta

In the lead up to Semi Permanent this year we sat down for a cheeky interview with two of this year’s featured speakers, Wade and Leta. Semi Permanent is taking […]

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Spring Conversations 2022 – Design for Everybody

Design For Everybody will invite 3 local creatives, (or creative adjacent individuals) to engage in an authentic discussion and Q&A about inclusion in the creative industry; What does it mean […]

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 […]

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Semi Permanent Aotearoa 2022 – First speakers announced

This press release was written and shared by our friends at Semi Permanent. Tickets for this year’s event can be purchased here. Creativity and design festival, Semi Permanent, will be […]

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Under the hood with …Charlotte Sowman, Design Director at Libby & Ben

Ahead of our next online Under The Hood event on 31 August, we heard from one of our speakers, Charlotte Sowman, the design director at Libby & Ben. Charlotte chats […]

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5 minutes with . . . Georgina Jervis, RAMP Festival Intern

Wintec Area Design student, Georgina Jervis, is the 2022 RAMP festival intern, we spoke to her to learn more about the opportunity, her background, studying at Wintec and what to […]

2 months ago by

The World's Best Typography exhibition

World’s Best Typography exhibition coming to Objectspace

This Type Directors Club project will exhibit at the gallery for three days, spearheaded by creative agency Osborne Shiwan and sponsored by Klim Type Foundry. Direct from its New York […]

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RAMP Festival 2022

This article was originally shared on Wintec.ac.nz and is proudly sponsored by Wintec This is the 24th year of Wintec’s Ramp Festival which brings Aotearoa-based practitioners and creatives to Kirikiriroa Hamilton, from […]

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BJ Ball Student Design Contest 2022

The BJ Ball Student Design Contest has launched for 2022 and is now taking submissions. This year’s theme is ‘Darts in Disguise’ which is a fun twist on Where’s Wally, […]

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E Whai Ake Nei | Matariki Exhibition opening

The staff, students, and alumni of the Te Wāhanga Waihanga-Hoahoa (Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation) at Te Herenga Waka will be sharing their work in the upcoming E […]

3 months ago by

Under the Hood with… Logan Bradley, Creative Director at Curative

Ahead of our next online Under The Hood event on 6 July, we learnt more about one of our speakers, Logan Bradley, creative director at Curative. Along with having a […]

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Under the hood with … Ella Hampshire-Perks, Graphic Designer and Director of PERKS

Ahead of our next online Under The Hood event on 6 July, we learnt more about one of our speakers, Ella Hampshire-Perks of PERKS Ella is a Graphic Designer and […]

3 months ago by

Next Week: Hard Refresh 2022, a free virtual conference with Live Talks and Masterclasses

Our friends over at Streamtime will be running Hard Refresh, a free virtual conference on 28 June. During the event Streamtime will talk to top creative experts around the world […]

4 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 […]

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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

Da Autumn Conversations 2022 – Meet the Panel

Since covid there’s been a shift in the way many of us work. Before 2020, the idea of a hybrid work environment was a radical concept. Today, however, it’s been […]

6 months ago by

Streamtime’s Sunnier Summer Replay

Check out the replay of Streamtime’s Sunnier Summer conference to get a head start on the future. Do the groundwork for a happier, healthier, creative business in 2022. Good times aren’t […]

9 months ago by

2021 Christchurch DA Event: EOY Wrap Party

At the end of November, Design Assembly and Plato Creative hosted Christchurch’s DA end of year wrap party. We had some great talks from local designers about their creative hobbies, passion […]

10 months ago by

2021 Wellington DA Event: EOY Wrap Party

On 1st December 2021, Design Assembly, in partnership with Strategy Creative and Out Of Office, hosted Wellington’s DA end of year wrap up event.   The event had a great […]

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Fresh From The Field — Welcome to Nowhere 2022 By Emily Stevens Studio

Emily Stevens Studio worked with Welcome to Nowhere, an independent music and arts festival, to create an updated look and feel for 2022. After initially creating the festival’s 2021 identity, […]

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2021 Graphic Design Graduate Shows

November is always a busy month with the Graphic Design Graduate Shows across Aotearoa. Check out the online exhibitions or head along to discover your local talent, see what this […]

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Meet The Speakers – DA Christchurch Social Event

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA EOY Social Events, taking place in Wellington and Christchurch this year. This year’s speakers include: Tim & Honey – Plato Creative   Tim […]

11 months ago by

Under The Hood With… Janelle Rodrigues, Creative Lead at Creature

Ahead of our next Under The Hood November event, we learnt more about one of our speakers, Janelle Rodrigues. Janelle is a founding partner and the Creative Lead of the […]

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Under The Hood With… Johnson McKay, Director of Fly

Ahead of our next Under The Hood November event, we learnt more about one of our speakers, Johnson McKay. Johnson is the Director of Fly, he started as an owner / in […]

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Getting Under The Hood With….Mark Spurgeon, Co-founder / Managing Partner at Publica

Ahead of our next Under The Hood September event, we learnt more about one of our speakers, Mark Spurgeon. Mark is an accomplished CEO, passionate about telling compelling brand stories and […]

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