The design industry as a force for climate impact, from pollution to solution

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus on projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. The author of this article, Antonia […]

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The Benefits of Biophilic Design

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus on projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. The author of this […]

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How can designers be better advocates for people and planet?

For the month of April we’ve put a special focus on projects and discussions around Design & Planet in alignment with our 2024 Autumn Conversations events. The authors of this […]

2 weeks ago by

Women in Design: Rethinking Values, Processes, and Tools in User-Centred Design

For the month of March we are shining a special spotlight on Aotearoa women designers – from their work to their stories. Join us for our inaugural Women in Design DAY | […]

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Let’s Talk Bilingual Signs

This article was originally written and published over on Maynard Design. In this article, the team at Maynard share their thoughts and insight around bilingual signage, answering the question – […]

7 months ago by

“Well, what does the community think?” Isthmus’ Damian Powley talks Design & Placemaking

As designers within the public space or ‘Placemakers’, “What does the community think?” is a question that we get asked all the time—almost to justify the validity of a project.

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Protected: The pursuit of happiness

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9 months ago by

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 […]

12 months ago by

Sustainable Design Processes and the AI feedback loop

Following on from our Design & AI Autumn Conversation events, Alice Thompson (Industrial and UX/UI designer) shares some thoughts with us on the AI feedback loop and its affect on […]

12 months ago by

Streamlining design processes with AI – in conversation with RUSH.

Ahead of our Autumn Conversations: ‘Design & AI’ events and workshops coming up this Mar & April, we sat down with RUSH’s Rodrigo Acevedo, Product Design Lead, and Giselle Scott, […]

1 year ago by

How to create a Strengths-based studio culture

How to create a Strengths-based studio culture

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

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

🔊 DA Conversations Podcast with Heath Lowe

‘Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to Aotearoa NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work.’ Heath Lowe is Executive Design Director […]

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

Design Careers: From Brand/Marketing to Product Design at Auror, here’s how one designer made the switch.

The idea of making a career transition can feel a bit daunting at times. That’s why we sat down with one of our DA Friends – William Lee from Auror […]

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How creativity and design are transforming online learning

This article was written by Celeste Skachill, StudioC Co-founder and passionate co-designer.   Sitting in our little studio in the bush, a world away from the hustle and bustle of the […]

1 year ago by

What if your business had a Moral Compass?

Andy Wright shares with us some of the takeaways from this year’s Hard Refresh session, ‘Can your business have a moral compass’. During this session Tom Tapper, Nice and Serious’s […]

2 years ago by

The future for creative individuals and businesses

Incase you missed last month’s Hard Refresh event, the team at Streamtime have shared with us this recap video from one of their speaker sessions on ‘The future for creative […]

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 […]

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