Fresh From The Field — Whakapapa Walls by Johnson Witehira

This Fresh From The Field by Johnson Witehira of Indigenous Design and Innovation Aotearoa is a playful and artful expression Māori-world views. If you have new or recent work that […]

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Hot air: A Monthly Rotating Roundtable — What is Aotearoa New Zealand design? 

Hot Air: A Monthly Rotating Roundtable, is a new monthly series where a number of designers take on big design conversations. To kick it off we start at the only place […]

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Meet the panel: DA Conversations Auckland, Thursday 23 March 2017

Design Assembly is delighted to present our DA Conversations Autumn 2017 series taking place in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March. Our Auckland event, Thursday March 23rd, takes the form of a panel discussion […]

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Te Hoahoa Hou: Finding New Zealand Design

Written by Johnson Witehira The history of design has been shaped by the European lineage of art and design. This has its origin in Greek and Roman art, with European […]

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DA Conversations Podcast with Johnson Witehira, February 2017

Welcome back to Design Assembly Conversations for 2017. In this series we talk to New Zealand graphic designers, hear their stories, and celebrate their work.
I’m Louise, and today I’m talking to Johnson Witehira. Johnson is an artist and graphic designer from Wellington. Currently he has his own graphic design practice and teaches at AUT University in Auckland.

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Half-Blood: Johnson Witehira at Objectspace

Showing at Objectspace from 1 October 2016 – 5 November Half-blood is an exhibition that challenges the history and myths associated with both Māori and Pakeha identity through two playable digital artworks by graphic […]

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