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Idealog—in the ideas business

Kiwi Cassatchel takes Kickstarter by storm


It's only been on crowdfunding site Kickstarter for a day but already The Cassatchel has attracted more than $1000 from 11 different backers and has been picked to feature on the staff picks landing page. More …

The best NZ logos, according to you


Last month we asked you guys what you reckon the best Kiwi logo of all time is. And it looks like the top favourites are Air NZ, Huffer, NZ Music Month, the 1975 Commonwealth Games ... and the Foursquare man. Of ... More …

Urban sprawl or affordable housing?


Lack of land is getting in the way of affordable housing, according to the government's Productivity Commission, which is recommending relaxing urban limits. More …

Would you live in an Ikea neighbourhood?


Furniture giant Ikea has firmly cemented its place in our homes – and now its real estate arm LandProp Services is on track to build a brand new neighbourhood in east London near the 2012 Olympic grounds, applying the "Ikea philosophy ... More …


Igniting Christchurch’s creative future

Care about the creative future of Christchurch? Then you might be interested in a free public upcoming event, The River of Arts: creating new ways for the arts to work in Christchurch’s public spaces. More …


DeSForM down under

The DeSForM conference is on in Wellington this month, the first time the event has been held in the southern hemisphere. More …

Art’s digital revolution

The web has revolutionised more than its fair share of industries, not least the creative fields. As the PBS Off Book series explores, the artistic world has entered a new era, one of crowdfunding and creative commons.

A quick word with … Ron English

For years, artist Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books and television. And he'll be gracing Semi-Permanent with his presence, at Auckland's Aotea Centre from 18-19 May. More …

The winds of visualisation

Getting creative with data: this animated map visualises the intricacies of windflow over the US in real time. More …