Design Assembly’s Events & Workshops coming up for 2024

Kia ora Friends! We’re back from the summer holidays feeling fresh and excited for what’s in store this year for our Design Assembly community. Here’s the events and workshops we […]

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Call for Interest: Design Assembly Workshop Teachers for 2024 Program

Design Assembly is thrilled to invite expressions of interest from passionate individuals to join us in nurturing and inspiring Aotearoa New Zealand’s design community through our 2024 workshop program. At […]

10 months 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

Capability building: Content and UX workshops by Springload

This week we sat down with our friends over at Springload to learn a little more about their upcoming workshops and trainings in Content and UX. Whether you’re a career […]

2 years ago by

Stronger, Better, Happier Studio Program Online Course Video Walk Through

Join Louise Kellerman from Design Assembly and Andy Wright from Streamtime as they walk you through what to expect from their Stronger Better Happier Studio Program. Louise and Andy will […]

3 years ago by

Fresh From the Field — Raise the Standard, by Strategy Creative

Ahead of our June 16 Workshop: No signal found – creating great campaigns without TV in Wellington we asked facilitator Chrissie Malloch to share a recent campaign Strategy Wellington was […]

3 years ago by

5 minutes with… Chrissie Malloch

Ahead of our June 16 Workshop: No signal found – creating great campaigns without TV in Wellington we spoke with facilitator Chrissie Malloch to learn about her background, common campaign […]

3 years ago by

Fresh From the Field — He Korowai Oranga by FLY

Ahead of our upcoming Te Ao Māori and Designing a Culturally Authentic Aotearoa events in Auckland and Wellington, we invited workshop facilitator Johnson Mckay, to share some recent mahi. Manatū […]

3 years ago by

STRONGER, BETTER, HAPPIER

Today, in collaboration with our partners Streamtime we are delighted to announce the launch of a hybrid online course for agency owners. Titled Stronger, Better, Happier, the program helps agency […]

3 years ago by

The Business of Design: a three-legged stool

Who are these workshops for? This course has been designed to help studios large or small with continuous improvement of the things that keep an agency running well – clear […]

3 years ago by

5 minutes with… Mark Easterbrook

In today’s 5 minutes with… we are excited to introduce one of our favourite writers Mark Easterbrook. Mark collaborated with DA on the 2020 field guide, our most recent Be […]

3 years ago by

5 minutes with… Raul Sarrot

Ahead of his Wellington workshop on Friday 25th September 2020, we spoke to Raul Sarrot about The Value of Strategy in times of flux and disruption, staying ahead of the […]

4 years ago by

5 minutes with… Matthew Gould, director of Lushai, co-founder of UX Gym and co-founder of the UX Homegrown design conference.

Ahead of our Auckland DA Workshop: Building Digital Design Capabilities we caught up with our workshop facilitator Matthew Gould. Matt is the Auckland director of Lushai, co-founder of UX Gym and […]

4 years ago by

5 minutes with… Jo Hanson, Senior Account Director at Principals

Ahead of our Auckland DA Workshop: Writing and Presenting for Designers we caught up with Jo Hanson senior account director at Principals, who has created a unique hybrid role for […]

4 years ago by

5 minutes with… Louise Nash

Ahead of our Auckland: Planet Centric Design workshop, we spoke with the facilitator (& Circularity founder) Louise Nash about her journey from linear to closed-loop, disruptive bravery, and what participants can expect from […]

5 years ago by

Ecostore: Circular by Design

The Circular Economy rethinks a linear take-make-dispose model of business, closing the loop, so resources are continuously repurposed. Circular systems are restorative and regenerative by design. They enable businesses to […]

5 years ago by

The cost of acquiring new clients

Ahead of our 31 August Auckland DA Workshop: ‘Keeping the pipeline filled: sales for creatives‘, our workshop facilitator – Sarah Ritchie – shares valuable intelligence on appreciating the real cost of […]

5 years ago by

5 minutes with… Richard Shed

Ahead of his upcoming UX gym workshops on Design Thinking and Service Design, we spoke with facilitator Richard Shed. Richard is a design lead with over 18 years of experience […]

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5 minutes with… Raul Sarrot

Ahead of DA’s Beyond Design Thinking: Game-changing co-creation techniques to work with your clients workshop in Auckland this month we spoke with facilitator, Raul Sarrot a multi-disciplinary designer, strategist, design […]

5 years ago by

Design Project Management: Is a cost blowout redeemable?

Ahead of our upcoming Auckland DA Workshop: Running a successful project: on time, on budget, and on brief. Our workshop facilitator Sarah Ritchie shares valuable intelligence on time and cost blowouts […]

5 years ago by

5 minutes with… Johnson Mckay

Maori Culture and narrative greatly informs the New Zealand identity. Ahead of DA’s Auckland workshop Designing a Culturally Authentic Aotearoa we spoke with facilitator Johnson McKay (Ngāti Kahungunu, Tainui Waikato, […]

5 years ago by

Fresh from the Field — Mental Health Awareness Week by Fly

Ahead of DA’s Auckland workshop Designing a Culturally Authentic Aotearoa this Fresh from the Field features a campaign for Mental Health Awareness Week by Fly. Combining tikanga Maori, te reo […]

5 years ago by

5 Mins With… Bret Gower

Ahead of Design Assembly’s upcoming Auckland workshop on Intellectual Property & Commercial Practice for Designers on March 12th, we spoke with workshop facilitator and legal expert Bret Gower to learn more […]

5 years ago by

5 Minutes with… Sarah Ritchie

Ahead of Design Assembly’s upcoming half-day workshop on “how to run a profitable, successful design business” on Wednesday 20th February 2019 in Christchurch, we spoke with design and advertising account management […]

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