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Idealog—in the ideas business


Inside: Fergus Software

Sick of accountants and programmers creating "shit software tradies would never use", Dan Pollard went about building his own tools to manage and track his plumbing business. This month he launched Fergus, a cloud-based trade management app built for tradies ... More …




A quick word with … Spaceworks’ Lizzi Hines

Spaceworks owner Lizzi Hines is a sharp designer with commercial nous. She has previously been a finalist in both the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Westpac Business Leadership Awards, and Spaceworks itself has picked up several awards of ... More …



WoJo’s right royal Wool House win

WoJo, an innovative fabric born out of a collaboration between Wellington company The Formary and Starbucks, is off to an exhibition at Somerset House London this week. More …


Reward platform Plenfy to launch mobile app

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Less than a year on from launch, cloud-based customer reward and engagement programme Plenfy is on the verge of launching a dedicated app, having grown rapidly on the back of partnership with other web-based services. More …




Powershop goes Gangnam Style

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Meet hot new band Mao Tse Tung and the Great Leap Forward, performing 'Gangnam For Freedom' as part of Powershop's long-running 'Same Power, Different Attitude' campaign. More …



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Architecture

Architecture that embraces nature

Great architecture is all about working with the surroundings, not against them. Shadowboxx beautifully captures the ever-changing natural conditions outdoors and a house that blends into the landscape. More …


Icons Times aggregates news with a visual twist

At first glance, it might look like some variation of a design portfolio. But look a little closer and you'll see that the awkwardly named Icons Times is in fact a news website, albeit one quite different from anything ... More …