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Architecture

First Light team travels the earthquake and hurricane road

Shipping a flat-packed house to the US and constructing it in mere days is a challenge in and of itself. But when the First Light team recently touched down in the U.S to compete in the prestigious US Department ... More …




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Infographic

Infographic: RWC match schedule

Seeing as rugby seems to be the only thing on most people’s minds today, here’s a very cool match schedule infographic from the folks at brand, design and digital agency BRR. The agency has a number of RWC-orientated ... More …


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We Can Create

Frank Kozik on his DIY vinyl toy obsession

From single handedly reviving the lost art of the concert poster, to making higher-end collectable adult toys, it's all been a logical career path according to Frank Kozik. In this latest video interview from We Can Create, Kozik explains ... More …


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Urban Design

Auckland, meet your ‘urban design champions’

Auckland Council has named its 21 urban design champions, charged with helping to drive Auckland towards the goal of becoming the world’s most liveable city. And with the popularity of new development Wynyard Quarter, the opening of the redeveloped ... More …




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Fashion

Designers from the 1930s predict trends for the Year 2000

We don’t often feature fashion on this blog, but this was too funny to pass up. In this film clip from 'Pathetone Weekly', which featured news erring on the side of “the novel, the amusing and the strange”, fashion ... More …


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Architecture

2011 Local Architecture Awards dates announced

When it comes to events on the local architectural calendar, it doesn’t get much bigger than the NZIA Local Architecture Awards, which trumpet the most unique, stylish and smart architecture that abounds from all over the country. This year ... More …


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Brand/Logo

Dow Design re-brands Stafix, no bull

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The agri-technology sector doesn’t ordinarily conjure up associations of top brand design, but Dow Design is feeling pretty chuffed with its efforts to re-brand argi-technology brand, Stafix. It’s out with the bright yellow lettering on a green background ... More …



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Brand/Logo

Kathmandu treks the re-brand trail

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If you’re the outdoorsy, travel-type, any day now you should start noticing some changes at clothing and equipment retail chain Kathmandu. Over the past year the folks at Strategy Design & Advertising have been working on a re-brand for the ... More …