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Idealog—in the ideas business

Billboards for barbeques


Necessity is the mother of invention they say, which is exactly what led Paula Horner to starting a very unique new business utilizing an overlooked but plentiful resource. More …


Group Work: Beautiful simplicity

Group Work is a project centred around a range of designers, artists and creative types coming together to make everyday objects less ordinary. It's a fine balance, making sure the final product is not only beautiful but also functional. More …


The Wrap: 23 April

This week games get some teeth, contactless payments in the palm of your hand, a mini printer that's smartphone powered and big power from a tiny adapter. More …


App review: Analytics on hand

Velyoo's Dashboard for Google Analytics is among the many apps that let you take Analytics on the road, and focuses on goals, metrics and real-time data. More …

Paper Plane takes off in Tauranga

Mt Maunganui designer Timothy John (who we interviewed last year) has been a busy bee. Along with his interior designer wife, Krista Plews, he's launched a new line of furniture for Paper Plane, their inhouse brand which has both ... More …


Kim Dot Com’s canny youth work

Last Sunday, Mark Sainsbury of RadioLive quizzed our esteemed leader Vincent Heeringa about why Kim Dotcom needs to be taken seriously (hint: it’s all to do with the yoof). More …


PlayStation on the lesson plan

Auckland's Media Design School (MDS) expects its students to be producing PlayStation games by the end of this year now it's offering the PlayStation First Academic Development programme. More …


Epic exporting with Derek Handley and more

This year ExportNZ’s conference, Go Global, is joining forces with Epic NZ to bring a stellar lineup of opportunities and people together in one massive hit at SKYCITY on May 2. More …

Innovation Heroes: Shona Grundy

Next month a bunch of top Kiwi brains are taking to the road for the Innovation Heroes tour - think wine, canapés and inspiring stories straight from the horse's mouth. Today we meet Shona Grundy. More …