Tips from the Best of the Best in New Zealand Design

The DINZ Best Boutique Design Awards are held annually to showcase NZ and Australasia’s best design in various categories: Graphic, Interactive, Motion Image, Ngā Aho Cultural, Product, Public Good, Spatial, User Experience & Value of Design. Speakers were 2017 Best winners Steve from McCarthy graphic design consultancy (Public Good award), Evzen from Studio Pacific Architecture (Ngā Aho award), […]

7 Reasons You Should Slash Your Household Waste

Growing up in rural, Alabama, the notions of reducing waste, composting and even recycling were considered extremely “Green” or “Hippie”. These initiatives seemed to go hand-in-hand with other “left-wing” and democratic policies that didn’t seem relevant to my life. However, over time, I am slowly realising that “left-wing” policies that seemed so entangled together while […]

Emerging Style: Modern High English Gothic

The Christchurch rebuild following the devastating earthquakes of 2011 and 2012 has been an incredible journey. Road works, orange cones and constant hammering have become part of the day-to-day lives of local Cantabrians. The huge increase in demand for engineering, architects, interior designers and contractors continues, and an immediate rift in the architectural landscape of […]