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Hello hello Christchurch! Feeling bored? The next fortnight will keep you busy with events! It’s a lolly scramble, with everything from Coffee and Jam with Ministry of Awesome to caffeinate your lunch break to a Throwback exhibition at The Welder Collective. Holy heck it’s also that time of year! TDK Awards are kicking into full swing with judges from around the world including Its Nice That, Hey Studio and Chch legends Sons & Co. If you’re a student or 16/17 grad, hop to it!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

Makebardo

Stunning work from Queenstown based design Duo Makebardo.
Visit sourcethe.co.nz

DINZ

The Designers Institute of New Zealand is the voice of New Zealand design.

Visit dinz.org.nz

Otago Museum

The Museum will be 150 years old in 2018, although many of the items in our collection are far older. Our collection includes over 1.5 million objects, which come from around the globe. We use these objects to tell our visitors more about the world – from here in Dunedin to deep space, from millions of years ago to envelope-pushing research – through galleries, exhibitions, displays, tours and talks.

Visit otagomuseum.nz

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

Dusty Road

At Dusty Road, we represent and manage premier Advertising, Design, Film & TV Production and digital Innovation talent. We work with the best creative and digital talent including Kiwis returning home or talent coming to New Zealand to live. Our mission is to make sure you're happy doing great work, and it’s our care and the time we spend with you that makes this possible

Visit dustyroad.co.nz

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

Threaded Magazine

Our magazine is a collaborative design publication whose objective is to bridge the gap between established and emerging practice. Threaded magazine is an exhibition space, an interview dialogue, a discussion and display, and a ‘show and tell’ podium of creative and design practitioners.

Visit threaded.co.nz

EDIT: Painterly Landscapes

Lets just say, collecting this selection of work to share with you was hardly a chore… Landscapes/views/streetscapes hold so much nostalgia and romance for me and as a formerly committed fan of photo realism, I have come to immensely appreciate the emotive effect of painted “impressions&…
Visit studiohome.co.nz

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Check out #TDKpeepshow, student/grad work from around the world! See All

#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 117,783 people.

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@codywoodillustration

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@bekla21

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@nathannankervis

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@rachelclairecreation

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@vincent.merbecks

Student work via #TDKpeepshow

@sylvanhillebrand