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 […]

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Fresh From The Field – Burnett Foundation Aotearoa By Special Group

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Special Group take us behind their rebranding work for The New […]

2 months ago by

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 […]

3 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

Fresh from the Field – Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa – EightyOne

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Starting from the ground up, EightyOne helped to develop the […]

3 months ago by

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 […]

3 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Amaia of Takapuna – By Richards Partners

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. With skyrocketing house prices and the death of the “quarter […]

3 months ago by

Inhouse Luminaries … Kelsey Gee, High Impact Innovation Programme

In the ‘Inhouse Luminaries‘ series we profile some of the best and brightest designers in Aotearoa’s in-house design studios. This week we spoke with the Lead Designer at High Impact […]

3 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 […]

4 months ago by

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 […]

4 months ago by

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, […]

4 months ago by

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 […]

4 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Berg – By Marx Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. Marx Design take us deep into their strategic thinking and […]

4 months ago by

Between the Pages with…Lisa Knowles

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

4 months 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 […]

5 months ago by

Fresh from the Field – Stabicraft – Onfire Design

Fresh from the Field is a weekly article series sharing the fresh and inspiring work of our Design Assembly community. In this week’s FFTF, Onfire Design take us behind their […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago by

Bright Awards 2022: Entries opening in August

The Bright Award is a nationwide creative arts competition designed specifically for high school students. Winners receive a $1000 cash prize to continue pursuing their creative careers and a $3000 […]

5 months ago by

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 […]

5 months ago by

Fresh From The Field — Creative HQ – Brand Identity – By Ocean Design

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

5 months 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 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 […]

6 months 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 […]

6 months ago by

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 […]

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