Wrestler has transformed Wellington into an interactive virtual reality experience called WellTown, that hopes to immerse people in the city’s atmosphere.
Monthly Archives: January, 2019
Innovation is a frequently used term, but what are its actual effects on human behaviour? Managing director at TRA Andrew Lewis explores how new technology is going to seamlessly merge the physical and digital worlds, and how this will allow people to alter their own realities.
Dental decay is one of the most chronic childhood diseases in New Zealand, with over 29,000 Kiwi kids having rotten teeth pulled out last year. So, the Health Promotion Agency enlisted a straight-talking, no- nonsense tooth fairy to help Kiwi kids. We take a look at 2018’s best healthcare/beauty.
In the current climate of automation, optimisation and personalisation, transformation is inevitable for organisations around the world. However, there isn’t a one-size- ts-all path. At last year’s Adobe Symposium in Sydney, Erin McKenzie sat down with Westpac senior manager of digital sales and strategy Tessa O’Rorke to hear her thoughts on how the bank is moving into the future with data and building trust alongside capability.
Design Work is a new podcast hosted by New Zealand designer Kate Darby that interviews trailblazing creatives from all over the globe about how they design and how they embrace new modes of working, which will be hosted on Idealog over the coming weeks. The Idealog team sat down with Darby to chat about what inspired her to start the podcast, the gig economy and what it means for designers, and the key lessons she’s learnt along the way while conducting the interviews.
Graham Medcalf takes a look at the week that was, covering the future of mergers in the industry, that Gillette campaign, the bravery of Hell Pizza, predictions for the coming year, Magic Talk and words to live by.
Boasting 25 years in business is a significant milestone for any company – let alone one in the ever-changing world of design. Dow Goodfolk, previously Dow Design, celebrated its silver anniversary at the end of 2018, and Caitlin Salter sat down with founder and managing director Annie Dow to find out what the last two and a half decades have been like.
Never one to miss a trick, Air New Zealand dove into the action of the country’s first British and Irish Lions tour in 12 years with Project Blackout in 2017. We take a look at 2018’s best Travel/Leisure.
In what has become a StopPress tradition, we again present our rundown of the big pitches, the big ideas, the big balls, the big stoushes, the big moves and the big whoopsies. Vote for your favourites ahead of the Stoppies Event on 14 February.
On 14 February 2019, the StopPress team will be showering the industry in love as we take a look back at the best of 2018 at The Stoppies brought to you by oOh!.
In November 2018 MediaWorks and QMS Media Limited (NZ) entered into a heads of agreement for a proposed merger of QMS’s out-of-home, production and digital media assets and MediaWorks’ radio, TV and digital business. GroupM chief investment officer Steve Tindall weighs in on who a merger such as this works for.
FMG has been around for a long time, offering advice-driven insurance to the rural community. But, when competition from brokers was affecting business, it knew it needed to remind New Zealand’s rural communities of its unique service. We take a look at 2018’s best financial and banking.
The tail end of 2018 brought with it some major announcements between media companies and the booming out-of-home market. Nearly two months since NZME and Go Media enacted their partnership and MediaWorks and QMS Media announced their proposed merger, we have a chat with media agencies to see whether the latest developments are a sign of things to come.