Aotearoa NZ Photographers – Kirsty Dawn

Design Assembly recently got the opportunity to chat with photographer/designer Kirsty Dawn. Kirsty’s work is reflective of her interest in nature, architecture and use of light, creating a space for […]

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Kātoitoi kaupapa, people and process.

An annual collection of design, Kātoitoi the Aotearoa Design Archive seeks to capture, curate and map design practice and practitioners in Aotearoa. Kātoitoi collects representations of Aotearoa now, as seen […]

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Kātoitoi takes flight

Kātoitoi, the Aotearoa Design Archive, is a response to our world, our collective voice. Like the South Island Robin which the Aotearoa Design Archive is named after, our design community […]

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This is not an interview — DA x SOUTH

Design Assembly collaborated with Studio South to deliver This is not an interview — Conversations on Studio Life; a panel discussion event for design students (and educators) on entering the […]

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Auckland Wrap Party

As we approach the end of a challenging year, and with the support of DA’s amazing partners Portfolio, Streamtime, Blutui, mychillibin, we gathered to celebrate, commiserate and share our experiences […]

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Fresh From The Field — Hope St by South

Hope St empowers the most vulnerable children and communities to give them hope for the future. Studio South created a colour based brand system that speaks to the power of […]

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Auckland: EOY Wrap Event — Meet our speakers

At our Auckland EOY Wrap Party you’ll also enjoy a digital exhibition of Mate Act Now – A protest for the digital generation, curated by Chris Flack and hear from […]

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FLUX: Meet the Panel

Thanks to our DA partners Blutui,  My Chilly Bin, Portfolio Recruitment and Streamtime you are invited to join us online while we gather as a national community in an online […]

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South’s Creative Industry Reboot

Last month (prior to moving to Alert level 2) South hosted a mid-winter Jazz evening at South HQ, bringing like-minded people together to listen to some excellent music (featuring Zoot […]

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Fresh from the Field — HumanForest by Studio South

The innovative brand identity for HumanForest featured in our July Under the Hood Event, we asked Studio South senior designer Elliot Stansfield to share more about this project. If you […]

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Under The Hood with… Elliot Stansfield

DA and Adobe have partnered up our live online event series Under the Hood, the first of which is fast approaching on Thursday the 2nd of July. We spoke to […]

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An 🌎 Day, Fresh from the Field — Mate Act Now

A protest is a check and balance on authority. This Fresh From The Field shines a spotlight on one such protest — Mate Act Now is 100 posters collectively protesting […]

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Take 10 with… Sam Southwell

The DA team wants to support our community through these unprecedented times – something we kept coming back to is a focus on connection and community. So we want to […]

3 years ago by

DA Pulse Check – Conversations on Covid-19 and Aotearoa NZ Design

Join us for a candid conversation on how Aotearoa NZ design studios are doing right now, how their business is being affected, and get advice for getting through the lockdown […]

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Studio South + DA present Open Book – Conversations on Studio Life

On Thursday 20th October Studio South and Design Assembly collaborated on a new initiative which saw final year graphic design students invited into the studio for a night of conversation, literally opening […]

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