Meet our Friends . . . ZURU Edge

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. From playing fetch with […]

3 weeks 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

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 […]

8 months ago by

How to thrive as a freelancer

Last week, as part of our month-long freelancing series, we hosted a webinar with Hnry’s CEO, James Fuller on ‘How to Thrive as a Freelancer’. During the hour-long session, James […]

8 months ago by

Pulse Check Survey – February 2022

Kia Ora Aotearoa NZ, We’ve created short survey to check in with our design community – How are we doing right now? How have our businesses been affected? And what’s […]

10 months ago by

2022 Hot New Things: Azi MacPherson, Wintec

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, final […]

10 months ago by

2022 Hot New Things: Lily Wigglesworth, Media Design School

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, final […]

10 months ago by

2022 Hot New Things: Maria Francesca Melis, Yoobee

Each summer DA profiles a selection of the top design graduates coming out of our tertiary institutions. We welcome these talented emerging professionals to our industry, learn about their passions, final […]

10 months ago by

2021 Year in Review – Top Ten Most Read Articles

While some of us are still on holiday or if you are slowly getting back into it all, why not take a moment to have a listen to a DA […]

10 months ago by

Streamtime’s Sunnier Summer Agenda Announced

Get a head start on the future. Do the groundwork for a happier, healthier, creative business in 2022. Save your virtual seat here for the 23 November – 9am – […]

1 year ago by

Aotearoa NZ Design Recognized in the Good Design Awards

The Australian Good Design Awards continues a long and proud legacy of showcasing the very best in design and innovation to a global audience. The Awards are one of the […]

1 year ago by

Aotearoa Design Community Survey

Kia Ora Aotearoa NZ, We know that this has been a long year, and we’d love to take this opportunity to stop, consider and reflect. In order to make sure […]

1 year ago by

Our inaugural Kātoitoi collection is live.

Let’s get one thing out of the way: this is a pilot. We are brand-new at evaluating and archiving work, so we began by looking to other organisations to see […]

2 years ago by

Autumn Conversations: Meet the Auckland panel – Thursday 8 April 2021

AUCKLAND DA Event: Autumn Conversations – The business of design today April 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Monster Valley, 74 Karangahape Road, Auckland Central Register to attend One […]

2 years ago by

DA Conversations Podcast with Emma Kaniuk and Tana Mitchell

Kia ora and welcome to Design Assembly Conversations. In this series we talk to NZ designers, hear their stories and celebrate their work. I’m Louise and today I’m talking to […]

2 years ago by

Media Design School Graduate Show 2019 Preview

We are previewing the talent on show at Media Design School Graduate Show opening next Tuesday 19th November 2019 Michelle Liew Project name: Chinga Menu  This project discusses the topic […]

3 years ago by

Meet The Panel – Christchurch Autumn Conversations 11 April 2019

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2019 series taking place in Christchurch this Thursday 11th April. The home of New Zealand Visual Design for 10 Years […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Intra by Re:Brand

This Fresh From The Field features branding for Intra by rebrand.co.nz If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from the Field email Louise for […]

4 years ago by

Wellington: DA Conversations Autumn 2019 — Meet the Panel

This Autumn’s DA Conversations are back to celebrate 10 years of Design Assembly, the home of New Zealand design. To understand where we are going, we must know where we […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Hubbards Amazing Clusters by Onfire Design

This week’s Fresh From The Field features packaging for Hubbards Amazing Clusters by Onfire. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share in Fresh from […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Clouston & Co by Strategy Creative

This week’s Fresh From The Field features a brand strategy, identity, packaging, print collateral, digital experience and merchandise for winemaker David Clouston by Strategy Creative If you have new or […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Outline by Studio South

This week’s Fresh From The Field features a brand strategy, collateral and digital environment for Outline by Studio South If you have new or recent work that you would like […]

4 years ago by

Postcard from the London Design Biennale 2018

In September this year with the support of Creative New Zealand, I traveled to London to experience first-hand the London Design Biennale. The London Design Biennale 2018 saw 40 countries […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Strahl Brand by Dow Goodfolk

The brief: Innova, a kitchen and beverageware design company asked us to update their international brand, Strahl, a brand of virtually unbreakable glassware. Design response: We gave them an update […]

4 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Activist Manuka Identity and Packaging by Fred l’Ami

This week’s Fresh from the Field features the identity and packaging design for Activist Manuka by Fred l’Ami. If you have new or recent work that you would like to share […]

5 years ago by