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Hey designers! A big congrats to Sydney Plested who won our Epic Beer comp, her design will be featured on Epics clothing merch which will be available world wide – go girl!! Thanks to everyone who came to our last #TDKtuesday’s Calligraphy Workshop with Peter Gilderdale, it was rad to see some new faces. Peter was really impressed with everyone’s enthusiasm and encourages us to continue with our Calligraphy practice! To keep you busy Design Assembly have lined up some awesome workshops over the next couple of weeks – it’s all about typography this month. Check out the calendar for more details & stay warm AKL!!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

Design Assembly

Design Assembly is an active community for New Zealand graphic design and designers. Dedicated to building a strong, supportive industry, Design Assembly seeks to celebrate, grow and challenge through online conversation, events and workshops.

Visit designassembly.org.nz

Getting to know Kip + Co.

I loved looking through the campaign imagery for Kip & Co’s AW’17 collection – as it, once again, reminded me that this is a brand to be bent around any personality. Below you will see some disco-ey glitz followed by … Continue reading → The post Getting to know Ki…
Visit studiohomeonline.com

Behind The Scenes With Dan Tippett

Auckland Artist Dan Tippett grew up and lives in Grey Lynn and his art is in more places than you might think. From street art to camper vans to illustrations for Fat Freddys music videos to the clean black and white screen prints he is known for. We think Tippett is already an important part of [&…
Visit nzartprints.co.nz


Curative is a creative agency committed to making the world a little bit better.

We use the tools of creativity, connection and collaboration to help change the narrative of complex social issues.

Visit curative.co.nz

Dusty Road

We’ve spent a while representing, employing, growing, developing and leading in the creative community, our community. We got to understand the best fit between talent, agency and project. So, after dispatching the old recruitment model humanely, we created our own piece of work for you. We like to call it - A better way to represent creative and digital talent and the businesses you work in.

Visit dustyroad.co.nz

Fancy Spaces

The home of Danish lifestyle and interiors blogger Allan Torp (Bungalow5). Photography by Brooke Holm; stylist Marsha Golemac for Inside Out.'Grammer to follow - Carole of Sunrise over Sea (and her beautiful little home). Love the light ply door, the white painted floorboards and always a white Smeg…
Visit newzealanddesignblog.com

Creative Connect

Whether you’re a graphic designer from Christchurch, a voice over artist from
Auckland or a motion graphic designer from Wellington, Creative Connect gives
you a free, media rich platform to upload your work and connect with peers &
professionals from all over New Zealand.

Visit creativeconnect.co.nz

Creative Mornings / AKL

CreativeMornings is a free, monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee!

Visit creativemornings.com/akl

Get involved.

Check out #TDKtuesdays, our monthly design meet-up Attend

#TDKtuesdays is a monthly design meet-up, aimed at design students, grads, and professionals. It happens around the world on the 1st Tuesday of the month, with varying design activities (drinking beer, comparing kerning, studio tours, informal industry talks, spontaneous design excursions, magazine swaps and much more) and is organised by local design students and grads themselves. Join the Auckland facebook page for all details.

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#TDKpeepshow is our very own corner of the internet where we like to see what you're working on. If you are a Graphic Design student or graduate, tag us in your final projects on instagram, @thedesignkids #TDKpeepshow and we'll try and feature your work on our homepage, newsletter and socials to 106,068 people.

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Student work via #TDKpeepshow


Student work via #TDKpeepshow


Student work via #TDKpeepshow


Student work via #TDKpeepshow