Postcard from Blighty: Bletchley Park brand identity

Written by Nigel Smith Nigel Smith is the Director of Transformer Design in Auckland and currently lives in England. In this series he shares his views and opinions on graphic design […]

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Smells Like Fresh Print — Purosa Estate & Bukonzo Joint Coffee

Brought to you by B&F Papers, the Smells Like Fresh Print series celebrates the beauty and tactile qualities of recently created, selected print projects. This week we share Purosa Estate & Bukonzo Joint […]

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Fresh from the Field — Disobedient Teaching, Welby Ings

Written by Nicole Arnett Phillips When I was at AUT, I was distracted. I enjoyed design, I enjoyed learning… but I was also working 18+ (often 24-30) hours per week, […]

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Fresh from the Field — Newsroom, Sanders Design

This week’s Fresh from the Field showcases the branding and identity for Newsroom by Sanders Design. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our weekly Fresh from […]

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Smells Like Fresh Print — Made of Tomorrow’s Perpetual Diaries

Brought to you by B&F Papers, the Smells Like Fresh Print series celebrates the beauty and tactile qualities of recently created, selected print projects. This week we share Made of Tomorrow‘s perpetual diaries: Project […]

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Fresh from the field — Mayicha Tea

This week’s Fresh from the Field showcases new branding and packaging for Mayicha tea by Lucie Blazevska. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our […]

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Fresh from the Field — Feel A Little

This week’s Fresh from the Field showcases a recent Little Love (Mary Egan Publishing) project with some great illustrations from Evie Kemp. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like […]

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Fresh from the Field — Proudly Asian Theatre, Category

This week’s Fresh from the Field celebrates the new branding for PAT by Category. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our weekly Fresh […]

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Golden Summer

‘Golden Summer’ is a joint exhibition by Greg Straight and Ross Murray. It opens Friday March 3rd at Endemic World, 62 Ponsonby Road. An ice-cream run to the corner dairy; that road […]

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Luxury packaging from Rome

Written by Nigel Smith Nigel Smith is Director of Transformer, an Auckland creative agency. He’s currently based in the UK but is still actively involved in Transformer’s projects.  Nigel will […]

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Smells Like Fresh Print — B&F Christmas Cards

Brought to you by B&F Papers, the Smells Like Fresh Print series celebrates the beauty and tactile qualities of recently created, selected print projects. This week we share B&F Papers abstract card designs for […]

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Fresh from the Field — Robert Harris, Fuman

This week’s Fresh from the Field showcases an iconic New Zealand company’s update by Fuman, for Robert Harris. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our weekly Fresh […]

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Fresh from the Field — Tamatea Dusky Sound Restoration Project, Hight Design

This week’s Fresh from the Field features new work by Mel and the team at Hight Design If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our weekly Fresh […]

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Fresh from the field — Batch from Transformer

This week’s Fresh from the Field profiles a new promotional project by Transformer for Batch. If you’ve got new or recent work that you’d like to share in our weekly Fresh from […]

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Hot New Things — Megan Au, AUT

Welcome to our 2017 Hot New Things series – an opportunity to profile a selection of some of the top design grads coming out of our tertiary institutions. Secondly, we speak with Megan Au from […]

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5 Minutes with… Kelly Spencer

Design Assembly is delighted to present a Wellington-based workshop with talented type designer Kelly Spencer. Ahead of this event, we grabbed a quick five minutes with Kelly to find out […]

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5 Minutes with… makebardo

Ahead of the exciting Adobe Creative Jam event on February 16th, we grabbed a quick five minutes with Luis and Bren from Queenstown-based studio makebardo. Hi guys, can you tell […]

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Fresh from the Field — Aunt Jean’s Dairy

Second up for 2017, we feature new work from Voice for Aunt Jean’s Dairy — design inspiration for our Fresh from the Field series. CHALLENGE When you release a new […]

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5 Minutes with… Lucky 5

First up in our ‘5 Minutes with…’ series for 2017, we interview graphic artists Cass and Amy Cassidy, the creative duo behind the recently launched Lucky 5. Hi Cass and Amy, thanks […]

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Fresh from the Field — The Day the Costumes Stuck by Toby Morris

Our inaugural Fresh from the Field for 2017 features one of Beatnik’s recent releases created by Toby Morris. “The Day The Costumes Stuck is a delightfully quirky tale that will stimulate the […]

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DA Conversations Podcast Series

In the second half of 2016 Design Assembly proudly commenced our Conversations series — a collection of podcasts where we talk to New Zealand graphic designers, hear their stories, and celebrate their work. […]

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Fresh from the Field — Ponsonby Road

Celebrating the Ponsonby Business Association’s new branding for iconic Ponsonby Road — created by the team at Voice. The Brief How do you capture the uniqueness of Ponsonby Road in […]

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Fresh from the field — Motion Sickness and Koala

Our final Fresh from the Field for 2016 features new work from Motion Sickness for Australia’s Koala mattress company. Koala is a young and innovative Australian company that has redefined the […]

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Fresh from the field — Greg Straight

Our Fresh from the Field this week showcases the work of Greg Straight, who was one of three artists recently tasked with creating high impacting murals for internal walls at TVNZ. His piece […]

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Fresh from the field – Vertigo Sea by Strategy

Fresh from the field this week showcases the advertising campaign for Vertigo Sea, a short film that explores humankind’s relationship to the ocean, touching on issues such as colonialism, refugee migration and whaling. […]

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