By Day By Night – Welby Ings, AUT

By Day By Night is an interview series that profiles design teachers from design schools throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. We learn about their role as a teacher and their own […]

1 week ago by

Meet our Friends… Fresh Concept

‘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 […]

3 weeks ago by

Inhouse Luminaries … Alister Coyne, Auror

The Inhouse Luminaries series profiles some of the best and brightest designers in Aotearoa’s in-house design studios.  This week we spoke with Auror‘s Inhouse Director of Product Design, Alister Coyne, […]

4 weeks 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 […]

1 month ago by

Pulse Check with Andy Wright, Streamtime CEO

This week we sat down with Streamtime CEO, Andy Wright, to chat everything from how to motivate remote based teams to their research findings with Never Not Creative on the […]

1 month ago by

DA Conversations Podcast with Stephen McCarthy

Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work. Stephen is founder and co creative […]

2 months ago by

Behind the curtain with Claire & Beka of The Renew Room, 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 […]

2 months ago by

Between the Pages with… Becs Bartells

In this interview series we sit down with the illustrators behind some of Aotearoa NZ’s self published books to learn more about their illustration processes, book print designs, and tips […]

2 months ago by

By Day By Night, George Hajian

By Day By Night is an interview series that profiles graphic design tutors from design schools throughout New Zealand. We learn about their role as a teacher and their own […]

2 months ago by

In Motion With…. Shaun Madgwick Meet the Motion Designers of Aotearoa NZ

In this series we’re shining 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 Shaun […]

2 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 […]

3 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 […]

3 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 […]

4 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 […]

5 months ago by

DA Conversations Podcast with Kaan Hiini

Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work. I’m Louise and today with designer […]

6 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Born to Create By Lucie Blaze

Lucie discovers how creative women work in Aotearoa and gathers them together in her Born to Create publication. Born out of a previous series of inspirational talks, the purpose is […]

6 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 […]

6 months ago by

2021 Year in Review – DA Conversations Podcasts

While some of us are still on holiday or are slowly getting back into it all, it’s a good time to take a moment to put on a DA 2021 […]

7 months ago by

Now and Then with Tash Vranjes from HeyYou

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

9 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 […]

9 months ago by

DA Conversations Podcast with Matt Power

Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work. I’m Louise and today I’m talking […]

9 months ago by

Aotearoa NZ Photographers – Larnie Nicolson

Design Assembly recently got the opportunity to chat with photographer Larnie Nicolson, an Auckland based photographer who shoots for international publications and creative agencies. We talk about developing her distinctive […]

9 months ago by

5 mins with… Adeline Salkeld, Product Design Lead at RUSH

Recently we caught up with Adeline Salkeld, Product Design Lead at RUSH. We talked to about freelancing, making the world better, learning dressage and moving to NZ and settling in […]

10 months ago by

5 minutes with…Natasha Alimova, Senior Designer at Onfire Design

We had a chat to Natasha Alimova, Senior Designer at Onfire Design in Auckland. She talks to us about her career starting with an internship, and how curiosity, ideas and […]

10 months ago by

5 minutes with… Serval Fandango

Serval Fandango is Tāmaki Makaurau based illustrator, artist and graphic designer. His lively brilliance, and unique flair has been seen across the city from coffee cups to digitised large scale […]

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