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Hey Chch! This week we’re back for the first #TDKtuesdays of 2k18. We’re going to checking out Plato Creative’s epic digs and hearing from them about agency life and the must-knows for young designers. The event is sold out, but jump on the waitlist in case spots come up! In the meantime check out the interview with Liam Ooi from Strategy up on TDK Chch page.

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like


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


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

A beginners guide to “Mid Century Modern” : its roots, its philosophy and its design

The term ‘Mid Century Modern’  is readily flung around by furniture stores, magazines and bloggers like a little hook to lure you in. Hey, its not the only catchy catch phrase out there that glows with trendy interior promises – but if you, like me, have grown a little confused ab…
Visit studiohome.co.nz

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