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Idealog—in the ideas business





Embracing the inner Lady Hoon

Guns, knives, and some very innovative (and expensive) BMWs make for a day of latently violent indulgence for a group of lead-footed lady journalists. More …


Film Archive calls on 80s gaming fans

Do you remember playing Space Invaders or Galaga down at the fish and chip shop on Friday nights? Then the Play It Again project wants you, you game head you. More …


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Win

Win! A Design Yeah calendar!

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Twelve months, 12 of New Zealand’s very best designers and 12 limited-edition art prints for your wall – that’s Design Yeah 2013 (and there'll be more to come, as Design Assembly and Fancy - New Zealand Design Blog plan ... More …


Global heroes: Driving Dogs phenomenon the real thing

DraftFCB, Mini and the SPCA's campaign that put homeless mutts behind the wheel of a modified Mini has taken the cake as the most shared video on BBC three days running, with 225,000 shares to Facebook and 7 ... More …





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Building

First Light goes public with its first eco house

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It started with four architectural students and an undergraduate design project in 2009, progressed to an international design competition, and now, a range of quick-build design-minded, energy-efficient houses any Kiwi would be proud of. More …


All hail Te Papa’s giant gingerbread house

Last week a giant gingerbread house was erected at Te Papa, the handiwork of executive chef Bernd Lippmann and a team of bakers – and if you're keen to head along for a gawk, it's on display until January ... More …


Ten consumer trends for 2013

Marcomms specialists JWT have put their heads together and come up with a list of 10 trends to shape 2013, from peer power to intelligent objects and predictive personalisation More …


Otago designers win coveted scholarships to Milan

A pair of promising Otago Polytechnic design students are about to embark on a trip to Italy in the new year, after winning international study scholarships to the prestigious Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan. More …