Have your say: 2024 Mentally Healthy Survey

For those keen on attending the upcoming DA Lunch Clubs in AKL & WLG: We will be reviewing the results from this survey and focusing our discussion around psychological safety […]

1 week ago by

Meri Kirihimete!

Holiday mode engaged! The out of office emails are up and the DA HQ is now on break from 20 Dec – 22 Jan, so it’ll be quiet on here for […]

4 months ago by

Design tips for building templates in Word

Our Friends over at Timplates are making the lives of designers just a touch easier – here are handy tips for how to build design templates in Word. This article […]

5 months ago by

Walking the talk with Eric Thompson – Head of School, Design Innovation at Whitecliffe

Whether it’s designing your own line of products or delivering tailored creative services, how many of us have thought of starting our own businesses? According to Whitecliffe’s Head of School, […]

10 months ago by

How to protect your brand with Word: An introduction to building Word templates.

Our Friends at Timplates have shared a few helpful tips for any designers or studios looking to help their clients integrate their branding across Word and PowerPoint. The article is […]

11 months ago by

Design Assembly February 2023 Pulse Check Survey

Pulse Check Survey – February 2023

Kia Ora Aotearoa NZ, We’ve created a short survey to check in with our design community – How are we doing right now? Where are we setting our sights to […]

1 year ago by

Unlocking your Designer DNA: The unique talents and strengths you bring to the table.

Unlocking Your Designer DNA: The unique talents and strengths you bring to the table.

The ‘Discover your Designer DNA’ workshop series with Leadership Performance Coach, Jason Biggs, is happening in March 2023 this year across Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. In this workshop individuals will […]

1 year ago by

Creative Studios: Metrics that matter when it comes to our people

This article is sponsored by Streamtime: A few weeks back we shared the results from the 2022 Mentally Healthy Survey ( watch the recap here ) which set out to […]

1 year ago by

Meri Kirihimete!

Holiday mode engaged! The out of office emails are up and the DA HQ is now on break from 16 Dec – 16 Jan, so it’ll be quiet on here […]

1 year ago by

WATCH: Never Not Mentally Healthy Webinar

Andy Wright joined us to discuss the results of the 2022 Mentally Healthy Survey and see what we can do better to push our industry forward. This article is sponsored […]

1 year ago by

How to be a content-conscious designer

Comfort in web design is a wonderful thing. As a visitor, comfort makes it easy and enjoyable to experience the website. The biggest threat to comfort in website design is […]

2 years 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 […]

2 years ago by

Recap: Studio Culture and Wellbeing in a Hybrid World

Last week we tuned in online for our Autumn conversations panel which dove into how we navigate studio culture and wellbeing in a hybrid world. If you missed out on […]

2 years ago by

Getting Paid on Time as a Freelancer

This month we’ve teamed up with Hnry to bring you fresh content every week covering a range of hot freelancing FAQs . During this series we covered topics like how to […]

2 years ago by

Rush Digital on Designing for Digital Inclusion

As the world becomes ever more digital – a process that’s been accelerated by the covid pandemic – it’s even more important that no-one is left behind. We heard from […]

2 years ago by

Living the Freelance Life with Isobel Joy Te Aho-White

This month we’ve teamed up with Hnry to bring you fresh content every week. We’ll be covering a range of freelancing FAQs – like pricing your design work and will be […]

2 years ago by

Rocketspark Academy—online course for web design best practices.

For those of you in our DA community who are looking at 2022 as a year of growth and learning, our friends over at Rocketspark have launched a suite of […]

2 years ago by

How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer

This month we’ve teamed up with Hnry to bring you fresh content every week covering a range of freelancing FAQs. If you’re currently living the freelance life or dreaming about it […]

2 years ago by

Meet Our Friends Hnry – March Content Series

This month we’ve teamed up with Hnry to bring you fresh content every week. We’ll be covering a range of freelancing FAQs – like pricing your design work, chatting with […]

2 years ago by

Tips for junior designers in an interview

Portfolio Recruitment want to help you ‘put your best foot forward’ so they have prepared some advice and guidelines that will hopefully be of help – article brought to you […]

2 years ago by

Making your website or app accessible

As the world becomes ever more digital – a process that’s been accelerated by the covid pandemic – it’s even more important that no-one is left behind. Follow these tips […]

2 years ago by

Mental Health Resources

As a follow up from Aotearoa NZ Mental Health week and to continue supporting our community throughout these tricky times, we wanted to share some resources that we’ve come across […]

3 years ago by

Never Not Creative and Mentally-Healthy launch global study into industry empathy

Our friends at Never Not Creative and Mentally-Healthy are inviting the entire industry to partake in the first ever study into empathy within creative, media and marketing businesses – take […]

3 years ago by

How are you doing Aotearoa NZ?

We’re into the thick of it now, all-things-lockdown are go, and we’re all starting to feel the effects of it. But we’re also starting to see the benefits now – […]

3 years ago by

Kia ora Aotearoa NZ design community

It’s already been a full-on 24 hours in which we’ve gone from normal life into level 4 lockdown, I myself on the rollercoaster of emotions from ‘Oh maybe this will […]

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