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Top trends in landscape design for 2014

Wall gardens, solar lights and even movie theatres are in. Here's some of the findings from the latest survey from the American Society of Landscape Architects. More …


Inside Vend’s neon new Newmarket premises

New Zealand's hottest little software company took its ethos of JFDI and plastered it all over the show in its new premises. Vend's chief marketing officer Nick Houldsworth talks about their mint new space. More …



Designers: How to get paid and keep your shirt

The next Designers Institute events coming up will no doubt be of interest to most professional creatives - the topic being getting paid for your work and reducing business risks. More …


Moodbank installation out to map Wellingtonians’ happiness

According to the Happy Planet Index, New Zealand clocks in at 28th when it comes to living a long, happy and sustainable life. And next month the Moodbank popup art project will be recording the emotions of Wellingtonians and creating ... More …






Friday find: Cacoon Hanging Chair

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From a company aptly named Hang-In-Out comes the​ Cacoon Hanging Chair, a cross between a hammock and tent made expressly for chilling out in the great outdoors. More …



Scandinavian design smarts: Unlocking the Norse code

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Marimeko, Bang and Olufsen, Volvo. The Scandinavian region has a rich design pedigree, one that New Zealand business culture could no doubt learn from. And you can! In a similar format to the Better by Design conference, next month's ... More …