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Idealog—in the ideas business

Sir Terence Conran: 80 years old and still designing

He founded the Habitat chain of home furnishings stores in the 1960s and 1970s, revolutionising UK high streets by bringing intelligent, modern design within reach of the general population. Fast-forward to the 90s and he built another group of companies ... More …

A creative sector guide to the Draft Auckland Plan

Aucklanders have had one month to make their voices heard on the Auckland Council’s Draft Auckland Plan, but the council has announced it is extending the submission period by six days. Originally due to end two days after the ... More …


Michael Parekowhai shortlisted in GoMA sculpture competition

Kiwi artist Michael Parekowhai has been shortlisted with two others to create a $1 million outdoor sculpture as a birthday present to mark 20 years of the Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Having made the shortlist, the three artists ... More …


Design ambition in architecture

Dion Gosling is a former New Zealand Commonwealth Hockey silver medalist and the principal architect at Studio106 Architect. With a passion for the intersection of sport, architecture and community, Gosling believes design-led collaboration in architecture is the best way to ... More …

Best Awards

Video highlights from the 2011 Best Awards

If you were a winner at the recent 2011 Best Awards and want to relive the glory, or you couldn’t be at the event but fancy having a nosey at what happened, here’s your chance. In the first ... More …


Pecha Kucha #28 is on its way

From architecture to fashion design, adverting to politics, the upcoming Auckland Pecha Kucha event is certainly an eclectic one. Held on October 27, the event forms part of the Southside Art Festival. Better yet, it's only $5 to attend ... More …