The 5th Auckland Triennial opened last week at nine venues across Auckland. With the Auckland Art Gallery as its home base, the Triennial offers three months of contemporary art, talks and performances (and with free entry for the … More »
Topic: New Zealand
When I embarked on this post for NZ Music Month, I posed the question to various musicophiles (?) “What is your favourite NZ album cover and why?”. I was amazed by the depth and detail of the majority of replies I got, which perhaps reflects the passion the respondents have for their music collections.
One of the typography greats, Joseph Churchward, sadly passed away late last week.
Born in Samoa in 1932, Joseph moved to New Zealand in 1946, aged 13. After a brief encounter with Auckland, made his home in Wellington, where he studied … More »
Urbis Design Day Team (from left to right) Hannah Morris, Laura Cibilich, Corinne Smith, Renée Lam, Simon Ritchie, Louise Kellerman, Lindsay Yee, Brendon O’Dwyer, Anna-Rae Morris and Sarah Ritchie. Absent: Kaan Hiini
This year Urbis Design Day will see Design Assembly … More »
Design Assembly is a big fan of Urbis Design Day. Its always a great reason for the Design Community to get together with workmates or good friends and enjoy a day out exploring a series of temporary installations in some … More »
Last century the Bauhaus design philosophy of ‘form follows function’ influenced (or polarised) designers and design thinking. The matter was function and optimising the form to enhance this function. You were with it, against it or ignoring it without paying … More »
This web design training is to show people how to create a responsive layout for their site using Dreamweaver CS6. Using Fluid layouts, HTML5 & CSS3.
In December last year we launched the first ever Design Yeah Calendar – featuring 12 A3 limited edition art prints that perf off to keep forever on your wall! Design Yeah 2013 is a celebration of New Zealand design – featuring prints from New Zealand’s best graphic designers and illustrators. www.designyeah.com