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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 …


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Design

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 …


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 …




Chilling out with Tim Wigmore’s Pil

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Made with beech logs from Southland forests, and artisan handblown glass, the Pil pendant blends old-school craftsmanship with LED lighting for a totally cutting edge effect. Tim Wigmore - you've done it again. More …


Brother’s Pams rebrand named best in show at new awards

Who knew there was an award showcase devoted to packaging design for private brand product ranges? Well, there is - the brand new Vertex Awards - and New Zealand’s Brother Design picked up ‘Best in Show’ and four gold medals for ... More …



Ginger and Jack: Fresh as a daisy

Remember Liora Saad's eco-stationery brand Toodles Noodles? She's teamed up with fellow kiwi Annelise Ford of Tikitibu on a new offering entirely, Ginger and Jack. More …





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Events

The power of the pen

Interested in cartoons as an artistic medium? Then head along to Cartoons, Comics and Caricatures: Evidence or Ephemera? in Auckland next month. More …



Adobe remixes logo in lights

When Adobe set out to remix its logo, it saw a chance to reflect the community of creatives around the globe that uses its product suite. The result was an installation of 100 coloured lights arranged in a square, each ... More …