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Coffee X Design. Q&A with Al Keating of Coffee Supreme.

You probably know his name. Al Keating. He is the Creative Director of Coffee Supreme. If you didn’t. You do now. So why are we interviewing a coffee guy? Well, it’s probably fair to say, creative and coffee walk quite closely together...

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Now and Then. Scott Wilson

Now and Then is a series we are running for Design Assembly. Talking to designers we have placed in agencies about how they got to where they are, why they chose design and how they enjoy their current position. You can read the latest Q&A with...

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Notes from Abroad. Mike Collinge. Copenhagen.

What are you doing work wise in Copenhagen. Where/who do you work for/with. Or are you working for yourself? Well, I have actually just started a new job with a company called Bold Scandinavia. The office in Copenhagen is relatively new and growing,...

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Notes from Abroad. Michael Barron. London.

In Notes from Abroad we catch up with creative ex-pat New Zealanders working around the world. Do you encounter many other NZ designers while on assignment? Not many, there is a large contingent of kiwi designers here but the industry is so much...

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Helping the homeless and needy of Seattle

On Thursday 27th October, I celebrate another birthday (scientific studies have proven that having birthdays is good for your health!). I took my first breath all those years ago at 3:33am, the official time of my birth. Since that time, I have drawn...

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Analyse This - Q&A with Rebecca Cox, UX Analyst

Rebecca Cox is an User Experience Analyst who has worked with a wide variety of clients to help develop, build and streamline their digital presence. She has taken some time to jump on board with our Q&A. Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself, how...

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Junior Q&A Series - Trudi Hewitt. Designer.

Trudi Hewitt works at Design Dairy as an intermediate designer. She started there a year and a half ago as a junior and has become an integral part of their close-knit team. She went straight from working part time at Coco’s Cantina to Design...

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Junior Q&A Series - Aliza Liew, Account Executive.

Some of you might recognise her name. Aliza used to work at Portfolio. Fresh out of her Communications Degree in 2014, full of personality and lust for life, Aliza started her first job as our Creative Recruitment Coordinator. After almost two years,...

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Junior Q&A Series - Maybelle O'Connell. Account Exec.

Maybelle O’Connell is Account Executive/Talent Manager for Copper Brand Experiences. She began this role in April 2016. It is her third full time role since graduating in 2014 from Hospitality Management, majoring in Event Management at AUT. Now...

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Junior Q&A Series - Jeannie Burnside. Designer.

We kick off our Junior Q&A Series with Jeannie Burnside, Junior Designer at Dow Design. Jeannie graduated from Whitecliffe in 2014 and while studying she did three internships with Bauer Media, Saatchi Design Worldwide and Studio South. After...

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Junior Q&A Series - Intro

We get such a mixed bag of feedback from clients when it comes to their junior staff. From those who have amazing work ethic and are out there putting in the hard yards, to those who want to jump all the major steps to get to the top, to those who...

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Inspiration

OPINION - Things we've learnt starting a Creative Agency.

From the team at Motion Sickness, Auckland, NZ. An excellent piece on their experience starting up a creative agency. Words of wisdom that may or may not apply for those thinking about setting up shop. Read it here. Motion Sickness are a...