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Idealog—in the ideas business

Designworks on a recruiting roll

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Designworks' latest recruitment drive sees its ranks swell by four, with the appointment of two new design specialists at each of the Auckland and Wellington offices. More …


Letterpress love lives on

Even as older technologies fade into obsolescence, newer ones pop up to help to preserve them. Here's LetterMpress, an app that lets you experience the charm of this old school craft. More …




Sand, straw and bamboo prove a winning formula at Holcim Awards

Following the regional Holcim Awards for sustainable construction projects for Latin America, Europe, Africa Middle East, and North America, the winners of the Asia Pacific Awards have been revealed, bringing the regional phase of the competition to a close. More …


The trail to zip-up-shoes

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Seasoned travellers know that every square centimetre of space in their packs is precious. There's no room for bulk and no room for extras in their luggage – and shoes are the worst offenders. More …


Grand old theatres’ Imperial new look

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A couple of century-old theatres scarred by fire and left untouched for 50 years have been transformed into fashionable restaurants in the heart of Auckland. More …


Qubic breaks with packaging tradition

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Newmarket's Qubic Store is embracing the ‘recycle and reuse’ philosophy, fitting out its space with a range of everyday materials that have been reused in new ways. More …






TheLimner taps into our inner voyeur

There's a little bit of voyeur in all of us – and online platform TheLimner satisfies those urges beautifully with a sneak peek into the work and workspaces of all kinds of interesting people. More …


Inspiration from some of our greatest innovators

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Yes, it's early in the week, but the best thing we've seen this week are these posters designed by Nuno Filipe Miranda capturing gems of wisdom uttered by the likes of Walt Disney, Winston Churchill, Henry Ford and ... More …