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The Best in Design for 2018

Sunday, 23 September 2018, 11:32 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

From a story of a goat that combats real-world bullying, to an exhibition questioning New Zealand’s national typeface, to an ‘iconic’ piece of infrastructure, to a calming and interactive experience at Starship Children’s Hospital, the best ... More >>

Finalists of Best Design Awards 2015

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 9:54 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Brightly coloured high topped sneakers for toddlers, a smart band for weight training gym classes, a real time app for lost dogs, minimalist “lonely” design for a fashion store and an intelligent operating table for surgeons. More >>

Clendons on Licensing & Distribution Agreements

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:16 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Our Designers Institute Honorary Solicitor, James Carnie, Principal of Clendons, has prepared a White Paper on Licensing & Distribution Agreements. More >>

Advanced Interface Systems and Future Interaction.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 1:02 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Dale Herigstad is a leading expert in Advanced Interface Systems and Future Interaction. His services are required by leading companies such as BMW, Microsoft, SONY, Panasonic, Intel, BBC, NBC, EA Games, EA Sports, Time Warner, Prime Sense and many others. He ... More >>

The Form Forum Challenge - Win great prizes

Monday, 7 October 2013, 4:15 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Go into the draw to win 1 of 3 prizes from Simon James Concept Store and Resident. By participating in The Form Forum Challenge your ticket will go into the draw to win 1 of 3 great prizes. More >>

The Form Forum Challenge -Retail Futures 11.10.13

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 4:26 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Go into the draw to win 1 of 3 prizes from Simon James Concept Store and Resident. By participating in The Form Forum Challenge your ticket will go into the draw to win 1 of 3 great prizes. More >>

New Zealand & Australia Design Leaders Join Forces

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 11:52 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The Designers Institute of New Zealand has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Designers Institute of Australia and the Australian Graphic Design Association. More >>

Gifford Jackson receives Queen's Birthday Honour

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 12:26 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The Designers Institute of New Zealand is proud report that Gifford Jackson, one of New Zealand's first Industrial Designers was on the Queen's Birthday Honours List and has been awarded an Order of Merit for his services to design. More >>

Semi Permanent - The International Festival for Creatives

Friday, 10 May 2013, 2:19 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Semi-Permanent, the international festival for creatives, returns to Auckland on 31st May for its annual two-day exploration into the minds of our world’s most cutting edge creative artists and design thinkers. More >>

Nga Aho Awards and Best Effect Awards finalists announced

Wednesday, 29 August 2012, 1:59 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Nga Aho Award and Best Effect Award finalists announced The Designers Institute has introduced two significant awards - the Nga Aho Award and the Best Effect Award . Judging was last Thursday and Friday. Thanks to the Judges for their hard work ... More >>

The Best Design Awards - Deadlines bring 504s and 404s

Friday, 6 July 2012, 6:53 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Due to the volume of entries that we've received over the last 8 hours, our site has come under a lot of strain – lots of numbers which we've never seen before! More >>

Best Design Awards 2012 - Best Effect Award Announcement

Tuesday, 5 June 2012, 6:47 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

In the design industry we know that, at its best, design delivers a great return on investment. Our challenge is convincing the business community of this. More >>

Best Design Awards 2012 - Nga Aho Award Announcement

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 11:16 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Best Design Awards 2012 - Nga Aho Award Announcement The Designers Institute have partnered with Ngā Aho Incorporated, a national society of Māori Designers, to bring an exciting new award to the stage of Best 2012 - the 'Ngā Aho Award for Aotearoaness'. More >>

InterFLOR Designers Speak - David Oakey - a world leader

Monday, 31 October 2011, 3:51 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

In David’s words, “We are students of nature’s design principles and of nature herself. We create our textile designs from the endlessly-renewable, continually-inspiring natural world. This practice, called bio-mimicry, finds solutions to design, manufacturing, ... More >>

The Best New Zealand Designs For 2011

Monday, 10 October 2011, 12:38 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

A sleek, sexy racing bike, a humane possum trap, a rock, a tea towel in the shape of a dead chook, a giant rubber ducky, a bank in a box and a website that allows petrol heads to live out their dreams online, have taken out some of the top accolades ... More >>

Design in the Landscape

Monday, 8 August 2011, 12:12 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Raising the international profile of Auckland's designers and architects - Designers Speak - Auckland Conversations. [ http://www.dinz.org.nz/Events/2011/August/46869 ] More >>

Designers Speak - Auckland Conversations

Monday, 25 July 2011, 11:44 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Designers Institute New Zealand in association with the Auckland Council, presents Design in the Landscape. More >>

A terrible tragedy has hit our design community in Chch

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 1:48 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

A terrible tragedy has hit our design community in Christchurch. Words cannot convey the extent of the tragedy and on behalf of the Designers Institute all around NZ we extend our best wishes as you try to come to terms with this devastating event. More >>

Two inspirational workshops with David Engwicht

Thursday, 20 January 2011, 11:09 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Day One: Art of Place Making Learn twelve secrets to creating vibrant neighbourhoods, prosperous shopping streets, and magical public spaces. Learn techniques that will save your city significant money and give your project an instant kick-start. Identify ... More >>

Statement Re New Super City Logo

Monday, 26 April 2010, 1:14 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) says that it is essential that the new Auckland Transition Agency engages a professional design agency as soon as possible to ensure that the new Super City logo is developed as a “sophisticated, contemporary ... More >>

 

 

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