RAMP Festival: DA Kōrero with Rocketspark

Join your local designer community for an informal get-together – a chance to share a drink and some kai and have a conversation with your design friends old and new. First drink and hot chips on DA. This event is proudly brought to you by Design Assembly and Rocketspark in celebration of the Ramp Festival. […]

August 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DUNEDIN DA Kōrero with Otago Polytechnic

Join Design Assembly and Otago Polytechnic for a late winter Kōrero to network with the design community and chat all things design. Featuring Taryn Ormsby, Creative Director of Firebrand, and Mark Easterbrook, freelance copywriter and creative director with 20 years experience in the communications and creative industries. Drinks and nibbles will be provided. Meet Our […]

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

DUNEDIN DA Workshop: Writing for Designers with Mark Easterbrook

Even purely visual design work is surrounded by language. We use words to inform, explain and persuade our audiences before, during and after a design project. This workshop will step above the nuts and bolts of grammar and spelling and look at what makes good writing good, so workshop attendees can develop their confidence with […]

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

ONLINE DA Event: Under The Hood August, Two Designers & Two Projects

Under the Hood is a live event from 12.30pm – 1.30pm. Grab your sandwich, tea, coffee or kombucha and pull up a chair with your studio friends or in your WFH office. Join us on zoom for a candid walk-through of two designers process on two projects, featuring designers to be announced.

August 31 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

CHRISTCHURCH DA Workshop: Introduction to Te Ao Maori with Johnson McKay

The creative & business community connects people to ideas, products and services that shape who we are as a people and a nation. This workshop enables you to take your first brave steps into Te Ao Māori (the Māori worldview) to deepen your understanding of Māori culture, values and perspectives. This workshop will increase your […]

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

CHRISTCHURCH DA Workshop: Designing an Authentic Aotearoa with Johnson McKay

Globally, there is a hunger for authentic brands, experiences and a connection with people and community. This has created an increased desire to authentically engage with and share Māori culture, narratives and forms of expression. Learn how to create authentic Māori cultural design and narratives at this full day workshop. Prices: $450+gst Professional | $350+gst […]

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

AUCKLAND DA Workshop: Presenting for Designers with Mark Easterbrook

Even the best creative work can fall at the final hurdle — the client presentation. Telling the story of your work in a compelling way and equipping your client with reasons to say yes are vital skills for anyone in the design industry. Presenting the work well helps open the door to doing the work […]

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm