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Hey designers, here’s the low down this fortnight: After taking a well deserved break Creative Mornings are back and better than ever in 2017 with Lana Lopesi giving an interesting talk on human fragility. Plus it’s almost time for our July #TDKtuesdays event, keep your eyes peeled on our Facebook page for more details. Fresh out of uni or needing a change of scene? Our epic Job Board is bursting with opportunity, check out the ‘Get Hired’ section on our website for more info!

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

So Watt

I am really pleased to bring you a change of scene this week. While I really do relish my days alone in my office, the many advantages and subsequent creative strength from working within a team are not lost on me. I kind … Continue reading → The post So Watt appeared first on Studio…
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Rakai Karaitiana opening night “Rest Area”

Each year the annual Auckland Photography Festival brings galleries together to celebrate fine art photography, and this year we decided to bring Hawkes Bay artist Rakai Karaitiana to show his new series of work “Rest Area”. The Rest Area images are all hand-coloured photographs captu…
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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

Good Taste.

  Husband and wife Rich and Katrina were living in LA when they connected with brothers Tom and Zac (fellow expat New Zealanders). Becoming fast friends, the four would hang out and drink lots of kombucha. Booch is big in LA. Talk ……
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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

WIN – Solid State for Men

You know I love me a prod with both style and substance… Let me introduce you to Solid State – solid cologne, in a concentrated balm form, inside a handsome and handy compact tin. There are six different fragrances, all delicious, and ……
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Stuff That Looks Good #6

Some visual inspiration in the form of design, art and photography.
Visit motionsickness.co.nz

TEAM.WORK: Mushama + Me x Studio Home

It’s been a while between collaborations so I am TOTALLY thrilled to bring you the first TEAM.WORK project of 2017. And, as always, it is damn unique! I had been admiring the collection of the Mushama & Me rain coats for more … Continue reading → The post TEAM.WORK: Mushama…
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Dan Tippett Opening Night “Out Standing In My Field”

On Friday May 19th we celebrated the opening of Dan Tippetts exhibition “Out Standing In My Field”. A massive thank you to everyone who joined us and to Ben Tippett for rolling out the turnies! Exhibition showing until May 29th in the front gallery, 62 Ponsonby Road. Open 10-5pm Monday &#8211…
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