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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 >>

The Best of the BeST New Zealand Designs

Tuesday, 14 October 2008, 10:04 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

An ingenious “now you see it, now you don’t”cook surface; an office furniture system developed by psychologists as well as designers; a North Shore office building described as New Zealand’s most revolutionary and experimental office block and ... More >>

Conference - Sustainability and Imminent Change

Thursday, 25 September 2008, 11:50 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

There’s a lot of talk amongst graphic, spatial and product designers about designing for a sustainable future. But for every piece of communication, every product or service there is the wider community of consumers to consider. More >>

Repeal of the commissioning rule

Wednesday, 24 September 2008, 10:59 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The Designers Institute of New Zealand is very pleased to announce the introduction of legislation to repeal the commissioning rule. The law change is necessary to recognise the reality of day-to-day design practice, and to provide New Zealand designers with ... More >>

DINZ Welcomes Amendment To Copyright Act

Wednesday, 24 September 2008, 9:31 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The Designers Institute of New Zealand (DINZ) says it is delighted with the Government’s decision to introduce to Parliament an amendment to the Copyright Act which would repeal the commissioning rule.   More >>

Winners Design in Business Awards

Monday, 22 September 2008, 4:39 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Read who the winners were – click here. Read who won the Design in Business Individual Achievement Award – click here. View photos of the Design in Business Awards – click here. View attached cover of Unlimited Magazine about to hit the shelves anyday. More >>

DINZ National Design Conference

Monday, 15 September 2008, 10:42 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The pace of change in the way we trade is unmatched in history. With new technology and a growing form of community discourse we are entering a new purchasing paradigm, a zeitgeist even, and producers of goods and services who appreciate the speed of ... More >>

DINZ National Design Conference

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, 10:43 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Come to the Conference for the day and celebrate the BeST Design Awards in the evening. More >>

Design Skills, Life Cycle Tools and Approaches

Monday, 28 July 2008, 5:24 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The ‘Life Cycle Thinking’ workshop series has been gaining momentum over the past two months, initially engaging participants in the process of Life Cycle Thinking and building on this to illustrate the application of Life Cycle Management in a ... More >>

DINZ: Life Cycle Thinking series

Monday, 9 June 2008, 2:29 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The ‘Life Cycle Thinking’ series of workshops has been proposed by Locus Research and Unitec to provide a crucial bridge for the uptake of sustainable design and development within New Zealand. More >>

DINZ Announcement

Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 1:02 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

It's back! After six years! The DINZ BeST Design Awards are once again being commemorated as a stand alone annual publication, which celebrates the achievements of our very BeST designers. More >>

Unique Retail Spaces win Top Design Award

Monday, 8 October 2007, 3:31 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

A fantasy land for fashionable little girls; a space for ‘gadget freaks’ and a retail haven for ladies who love lacy lingerie, are the winners of this year’s 2007 BeST Design Awards Retail Environment Award. More >>

Design Companies Prove Wellington Capital of NZ De

Monday, 8 October 2007, 1:49 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

It’s official – Wellington isn’t just the capital of New Zealand but it’s also the capital of New Zealand design, with 25 Wellington design companies scooping up a number of the top prizes at this year’s national BeST Design Awards – New ... More >>

Christchurch Designers Win Top Awards

Monday, 8 October 2007, 11:00 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Christchurch designers proved once and for all that you don’t have to be in Auckland to do good design, scooping an impressive 17 awards at this year’s national BeST Design Awards – New Zealand designs equivalent of the Oscars. More >>

New Zealand’s BeST Designs on Show in Exhibition

Friday, 21 September 2007, 12:36 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

An upside down pot plant; an eco-coffin; a sexy street pole; a revitalised beer brand and a swanky Auckland hotel will be among over 260 entries on display in an exhibition showcasing the winners and finalists of the highly anticipated 2007 BeST Design Awards. More >>

BeST Design Awards Finalists

Wednesday, 15 August 2007, 3:37 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Visit the BeST Design Awards website (www.bestawards.co.nz) to view the finalists. More >>

Mokum Sew Up 2006 Design In Business Award

Monday, 21 August 2006, 11:08 am | Designers Institute of New Zealand

Mokum Textiles, a family based Auckland business which designs and exports its own fabrics, is the major winner of this years annual Design in Business Award, organised by the Designers’ Institute of New Zealand in association with Better by Design. More >>

The Best of the Best Exhibition

Wednesday, 16 August 2006, 3:44 pm | Designers Institute of New Zealand

The best of the BeST in New Zealand Graphic, Interior and Product design will be on display this Thursday in an exhibition showcasing the finalists of the highly anticipated 2006 BeST Design Awards. More >>

   

 

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