Ahead of Semi Permanent: 5 mins with Game Designer & Producer, Maru Nihoniho

In the lead up to 2023’s Semi Permanent coming up in Pōneke this November, we chat with game designer and producer, Maru Nihoniho, who will be one of the featured […]

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Fresh From The Field — Ko Matariki Te Kairuuri – By Ira

Design Assembly loves to profile the breadth and depth of design practice in Aotearoa. For July we’re celebrating Māori design, designers, and illustrators.  Collaborating with Manawa Tapu to create a […]

10 months ago by

5 minutes with Sara Moana, Freelance Illustrator

Design Assembly loves to profile the breadth and depth of design practice in Aotearoa. For July we’re celebrating Māori design, designers, and illustrators.  Ko Taupiri te maunga, ko Te Puehu […]

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Pohewa Pāhewa: a Māori design kaupapa

Pohewa Pāhewa will be held at Objectspace from 1 Jul – 3 Sep 2023. This article has been re-shared with permission from Objectspace. This article’s header artwork image: Raranga taura kūtai features taura (mussel ropes) […]

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Fresh From The Field — Tirama Mai – By Ariki Creative

Design Assembly loves to profile the breadth and depth of design practice in Aotearoa. For July we’re celebrating Māori design, designers, and illustrators.  Delivering innovative and visually captivating art pieces […]

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Under the hood with … Raymond McKay, Chief Creative Officer at Run

Design Assembly loves to profile the breadth and depth of design practice in Aotearoa. For July we’re celebrating Māori design, designers, and illustrators.  In this article series we learn more […]

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Under the hood with …Nikki Kennedy, Founder of Taputapu

Design Assembly loves to profile the breadth and depth of design practice in Aotearoa. For July we’re celebrating Māori design, designers, and illustrators.  In this article series we learn more […]

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AUT release a collection of commissioned Matariki artworks as a koha to all

This article was reposted with permission from our DA School Partner, AUT. To celebrate the rise of Matariki, Te Tari Takawaenga Māori at AUT has commissioned a collection of artworks […]

11 months ago by

5 mins with Hika Taewa, Senior Designer at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Design Assembly loves to profile the breadth and depth of design practice in Aotearoa. For July we’re celebrating Māori design, designers, and illustrators.  Ko Tongariro te maunga Ko Taupō-nui-a-Tia te […]

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Whose artificial intelligence? Reflecting on the intersection of AI and Te Ao Māori

This article was written by Lauren Skogstad | Head of Experience | Ngāti Raukawa who presented on this topic at Design Assembly’s Design & AI Autumn conversations event in Pōneke […]

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Fresh From The Field — Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga website – By Tribal Aotearoa

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Aotearoa Design Assembly community. With intuitive storytelling and seamless user experience, Tribal Aotearoa walk […]

1 year ago by

Tanker creative website mockup for Nga Hua Toi

Fresh From The Field — Ngā Hua Toi Website – By Tanker Creative

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. This week, Tanker Creative take us through each stage of their […]

1 year ago by

Fresh From The Field – ‘Auckland Transport Brand & Culture’ By ‘Ira’

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. This week Ira walk us through their recent work helping to […]

2 years ago by

Fresh From The Field — Hei Āhuru Mōwai – By Ira

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. This week the team at Ira walk us through their […]

2 years ago by

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 […]

2 years ago by

In celebration of Matariki: Meet the artist Geoff Popham

Geoff Popham is the artist and designer whose visual designs can be seen on ANZ’s ATM screens across Aotearoa NZ this year in celebration of Matariki. In this article, we […]

2 years ago by

Ōtara 4.0: a Māori and Pasifika Creative Tech Speaker Series by Media Design School

This week we heard from Media Design School on their speaker series, Ōtara 4.0, a collection of five evenings featuring speakers of Māori and Pasifika heritage from the creative technologies […]

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Opportunity to shine a light on Matariki

Third year Communication Design student, Jordan Tane (Ngāpuhi), has designed nine posters – one for each Matariki star – which will be displayed around AUT campuses. For Jordan, the opportunity […]

2 years ago by

‘Counter Colonial: A critique through an ancestral lens’

Dr. Bobby Luke (Ngāti Ruanui), Te Kura Hoahoa—School of Design Innovation lecturer at Te Herenga Waka is part of the fresh vanguard of Māori Fashion designers and academic that demonstrate […]

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