Fresh from the Field – Aetheria Product Design by Designerbloom

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

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WATCH: Under the Hood August 2022 Recap

In August this year we went under the hood with two creative agencies: Libby & Ben and Milk, who each walked us through a recent design project from brief to […]

3 months ago by

On the Side with Stephen McCarthy

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

8 months ago by

5 Minutes With…Rose Norgrove

We caught up with Media Design School Alumni Rose Norgrove who won the Red Dot Junior Award: Brand and Communication Design 2021 for her innovative medical device, Dual. We asked […]

1 year ago by

Rose Norgrove, Media Design School Graduate, Wins Red Dot Design Award

Media Design School (MDS) is thrilled to announce Bachelor of Media Design Alumni Rose Norgrove has won the Red Dot Junior Award: Brand and Communication Design 2021 for her innovative […]

1 year ago by

5 minutes with… Nikki Kennedy of TapuTapu Designs

Design has the potential to affect change, and Waikato-based Nikki Kennedy of TapuTapu Designs (www.taputapu.co.nz) is using her design practice as a tool to revitalise te reo Māori, craft beautiful […]

1 year ago by

AUT student finalists in Global Design Awards

Late last year we wrote about Lexus partnering with AUT’s school of design to support emerging design talent in Aotearoa. In a follow up to that story we were excited […]

2 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Will&Able by Shine

The brand execution profiled in this Fresh from the Field by Shine is expertly crafted, memorable and has significant heart. will&able drives social and environmental advancement, the smiley brand mark, […]

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Fresh from the Field — Godavari Diamonds, Osborne Shiwan

Aotearoa Design Studios have a global reputation for ingenuity in our craft. Osborne Shiwan represents the Nation and delivers at the highest level, recently recognised as worldwide leaders in design […]

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Fresh From The Field — RAAD

This Fresh from the Field is brought to you by our awesome partners Portfolio Recruitment. The Portfolio team are heavily invested in our design community and reached out to tell […]

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Fresh From The Field — Zuru’s Health by Habit

This Fresh from the Field showcases more category disrupting work from Zuru edge. The Health by Habit wellness range rethinks supplement packaging and makes a bold statement in a crowded […]

2 years ago by

Fresh From The Field — Pumpd by Marx

This Fresh from the Field features Marx recent work for New Edition and their hero product Pumpd. The relaxed design, friendly drop character and clever copywriting work together delivering positivity […]

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Fresh From The Field — Citizen by Special Group

Globally as much as 1/3 of the food we produce is wasted due to loss (in production) or spoilage once in the supply chain. Here in NZ huge volumes of […]

2 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Voyage water, by Culture & Theory

This Refreshing – Fresh From The Field by Culture & Theory features Voyage water, bottled still and sparkling for CCA, the drama, clarity and refined cartographic elements guide the consumer […]

3 years ago by

Fresh From The Field — The Aromatherapy Company’s Blend

This Fresh From The Field by Sarah Johnston is a multidisciplinary delight. Sarah was involved in all visual design, product design, packaging and marketing for Blend. A new product range […]

3 years ago by

Fresh From The Field — Groundd

This Fresh From The Field features a high quality, homegrown wellness product, (the best in its category)! Groundd is a sleep startup with beautifully considered brand, packaging and photography scaffolding […]

3 years ago by

Fresh From The Field — Cassels by Strategy Creative

This Fresh From The Field by Strategy Creative features a reworked identity which looks forward (to ensure inclusivity of future generations) and back (with heritage-inspired aesthetic cues). The bold new […]

3 years ago by

Fresh From The Field — Kiwi Spirit Distillery by Plato Creative

 This Fresh From The Field features a brand strategy with refined typographic detailing and packaging design that instills ambition for a craft-focused local distillery by Plato Creative.  If you have […]

3 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Vitafresh by Onfire Design

This Fresh From The Field features Branding for Vitafresh by Onfire Design which seeks to Revitalise a lacklustre product category If you have new or recent work that you would […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Chapter2 & Onfire Design

This Fresh From The Field features Chapter2 which recently won a Red Dot Award for outstanding product design.  As part of the Chapter2 team, Onfire contributed the bike’s standout graphics […]

4 years ago by

In-house Design Luminaries — Sarah Johnston at The Aromatherapy Company

This series profiles the best and brightest designers in Aotearoa’s in-house design studios, this week we spoke with Sarah Johnston at The Aromatherapy Company. Sarah’s work is innovative and highly […]

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