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This #TDKtuesdays we are so excited to have the pleasure of hanging out with the legend Devon Smith at Agency Inc. If you missed out on a ticket, make sure to hit up some of the other rad events going on around town in our calendar. Dunedin Fringe Festival starts on the 8th of March with 11 days jam-packed full of creative showcases from art, comedy, dance, story-telling, music, theatre and heaps more – so check it out and get involved! There’s something for everyone.

Good reads from TDK friends

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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…


Stunning work from Queenstown based design Duo Makebardo.

Win a trip for 2 on Flight to the Lights 2018

This week, the Otago Museum and the Dodd-Walls Centre will be giving away not two, but three pairs of tickets the chance to jump aboard a specially chartered Boeing 787 Dreamliner, joining 146 others on a flight into the auroral zone near Antarctica. The competition was originally for two pairs of s…

The Bold

The Bold is a creative studio based in Dunedin, New Zealand. Founded by three mates with a fresh approach and industry leading skillset, we collaborate with new and emerging brands on a variety of identity, design and technology projects.


Insiders Dunedin

To inspire Dunedin visitors, expats, locals, Otago students and others to talk about, love and understand why Dunedin, New Zealand is a pretty awesome region to spend time in.


Last Ever Post

I am excited to announce that this is going to be my last post ever on Design is Yay. Design is Yay was something I started back in 2012 because I needed an outlet for my creative passion. Back then I was still struggling to find what was it that I wanted to do. I have […] The post Last Ever…

Stuff That Looks Good #6

Some visual inspiration in the form of design, art and photography.


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