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Idealog—in the ideas business

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Events

Best of the Best on tour

The Best Design Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar and some of last year's Graphic, Interactive, Product & Spatial winners are touring the country to offer firsthand insights into their projects. More …


Trestle Union’s Mexican-inspired take on tables

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Clean lines, sturdy construction and upcycled materials - Trestle Union founders Nikolai Sorensen and Mike Grobelny (who also describe themselves as designer makers and workshop sweepers) have embraced minimalism in all they do, inspired by a trip to Mexico. More …


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Events

Shapeshifting 2014: Looking towards the future

Next month's Shapeshifting conference is bringing together 60 of the world's most prolific fashion and textile designers over three days in Auckland, with keynote speakers including performance artist Nick Cave, fashion theorist Dr Otto von Busch, and designers ... More …


Friday find: The Foxes Den

The Foxes Den is a new-to-us online shop offering a carefully curated collection of natural and super stylish homewares – and free shipping nationwide. More …



Book review: Promoting Prosperity

A journey through the things Kiwis cared about then and now - rugby beer, the quarter acre home, health, war, cars and great scenery. More …




Inside Designworks’ airy, arty new Auckland digs

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Designworks just purchased Wellington agency The Church, won a big regional award for being the best performing agency among the 76 businesses in the STW Group and now the Auckland office has unveiled its new home in the old art ... More …


Win! A copy of Lazy Days

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In Lazy Days, Graham Young portrays elements of the Kiwi lifestyle against a backdrop of familiar landscape – the corner dairy, old baches on the coast, boatsheds, villas and country barns. His paintings positively drop with nostalgic evocation - Graham is clearly ... More …





Dragonbox show plays with colours and textures

Remember the story of the matchbox that hosted a little dragon in A Lion in the Meadow? So too is the imagination evident in design group Dragonbox's first exhibition, Out of the Box, on until March 8 at the ... More …