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Idealog—in the ideas business




Distilling design with Ruth Mitchener

Industrial design graduate Ruth Mitchener has won a slew of awards for her endeavours. After nine months in Paris gathering inspiration, she's opening up the creative gates. 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 …



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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 …



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 …


Air NZ’s new sleep-inducing video art

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Long-haul Air New Zealand passengers will be soothed to sleep by new Kiwi artwork on the airline’s inflight entertainment programme from mid-January thanks to an AUT initiative. More …


Win! Maori alphabet blocks!

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These stunning Maori alphabet blocks feature in our brand new issue, out this week, and whaddya know – we have a set to give away to one loyal reader. More …