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Damn Welly! If you were a fruit, I’d call you a fineapple 😉 there’s been so much going on! A warm welcome to our freshers and welcome back to all our uni students! After some fruity inspo to restart your creativity? Check out @beflynz for some yuuummy design. Wanna try out your driest pick up lines & build your network at the same time? Well duh! Get yourself along to our first #TDKtuesdays event for the year: Speed Dating! – who knows where your network might get you! 😉

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

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


The Designers Institute of New Zealand was formed in 1991 by the merger of the New Zealand Society of Industrial Designers (formed 1960), and the New Zealand Association of Interior Designers (formed 1968). Today the Designers Institute represents graphic design, interactive design, spatial design, product design, design in business, service design and design education.

Visit dinz.org.nz

Katie Lockhart Design

  LOVE those Flos Glow Ball wall lights (available in NZ through ECC Lighting). The toilet is behind that half height wall, and the shower is behind that half width wall. Photography by Neve Woodward, courtesy of Katie Lockhart Studio Had to ……
Visit thenew.nz

On The Grid Wellington

On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.

Visit onthegrid.city/wellington


Visit capitalmag.co.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


Yoobee is the largest private design school in New Zealand, with campuses in Christchurch, Auckland and Wellington. Yoobee has an international reputation in creative digital design education.

Visit yoobee.ac.nz/blog

McLellan x Bodha

Design is often all about those little details, small rituals that make your day. This oil difuser designed by Jamie McLellan for Bodha is an infusion of talented people..
Visit sourcethe.co.nz

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