articles tagged 'Design'

Allbirds enters the kids' market with Smallbirds

  • Brand
  • October 26, 2017
  • Elly Strang
Allbirds enters the kids' market with Smallbirds

After battling requests for a line of shoes made for kids, Allbirds has given the punters what they desire and launched a limited edition children's footwear range called Smallbirds. And in the spirit of creative overachieving, co-founder Joey Zwillinger has written a children's picture book about a sheep called Sadie Shaves the Day that will be given out for free with each purchase of a pair of shoes.

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David Storey shares a few of his favourite things

  • Q&A
  • May 1, 2017
David Storey shares a few of his favourite things

As part of its Design Month, Idealog picked the brains of some of the most interesting individuals in the industry to find out their favourite design-related things, their not-so-secretive side hustles and what inspires them creatively. Here's Insight Creative's David Storey.

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Allpress gets a digital makeover from Gladeye

  • Tech
  • April 3, 2017
  • Ben Mack
Allpress gets a digital makeover from Gladeye

Allpress Espresso may be doing well for itself with roasters in six countries, but to bring its brand into the digital world, it teamed with digital innovations agency Gladeye to launch a new website.

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Story IQ
Story IQ
Story IQ is a brand story consultancy. We help brands uncover the hidden, untold stories ...
Up-and-Comers
Up-and-Comers
We give the mic to the industry's future leaders to hear their thoughts on media, ...
Insight Creative
Insight Creative
Insight Creative specialises in shaping business stories out the core insights that often lie under ...
The Stoppies 2018
The Stoppies 2018
In February (Valentine's Day to be exact), StopPress gathered the industry for an evening of ...
Follow The Money
Follow The Money
Follow the money. It’s an axiom that journalists have believed in for years and a ...
Regional Rundown
Regional Rundown
StopPress takes a trip down the country to see who the audiences and agencies are ...
Beyond the Page 2018
Beyond the Page 2018
In conjunction with the MPA, the Beyond the Page series shows how some of the ...
Beneath the Surface
Beneath the Surface
In this series, brought to you by Microsoft, we talk to a conceptual photographer, illustrator ...
20/20 (tele)vision
20/20 (tele)vision
Media consumption is changing. But by how much?
The Hot List
The Hot List
Our rundown of the hottest shows, brands and creators in New Zealand media. 1. magazine ...
Cannes Lions 2017
Cannes Lions 2017
All the winners, the shortlists and the drama from this year's edition of advertising biggest ...
Merger Mania
Merger Mania
All our stories on the nation's two failed mergers in one place
Bauer Beyond the Page
Bauer Beyond the Page
When it comes to creating branded content, there are few better in the Kiwi market ...
The Indies
The Indies
Over the course of this series of articles, we look at how always-nimble indy agencies ...
AdRoll on automation
AdRoll on automation
Marketing automation is tipped to eventually become the only way advertising is traded in the ...
Game Changers
Game Changers
It’s all about PEOPLE. Join us as we discuss global insights, ideas and innovations from ...
TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards 2015
TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards 2015
Celebrating all the winners of the 2015 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards.
Future Tense
Future Tense
In a new series, StopPress talks to a range of newsmakers currently trying to shine ...
Beyond the Page
Beyond the Page
In conjunction with the MPA, the Beyond the Page series shows how some of the ...
Up Country
Up Country
In conjunction with News Works, the Up Country series talks with some of New Zealand's ...
Sounding off
Sounding off
As part of a content partnership with MediaWorks, we've asked a few of the company's ...
StopPress Podcasts
StopPress Podcasts
We sit down for a chat with industry leaders to find out what they're up ...

Into the wild: FCB’s senior designer Nick McFarlane on hunting his own killer idea

  • Design
  • December 7, 2016
  • Jihee Junn
Into the wild: FCB’s senior designer Nick McFarlane on hunting his own killer idea

Awash with paintings, poems, prose and quotes, FCB’s senior designer Nick McFarlane follows up from his 2013 book about propaganda with 'Hunting the Killer Idea', a book on discovering the creative process.

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MYOB launches new branding across New Zealand, Australia and space

  • Brand
  • October 18, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
MYOB launches new branding across New Zealand, Australia and space

A lot can change in 25 years. And what represented a brand a quarter of century ago isn't always going to be applicable today. This point is particularly pertinent for a brand like MYOB, which in that time has gone from floppy disks to the cloud. We chat to the company's executive general manager of marketing Natalie Feehen about the process of getting the brand in line with what the company actually does today.

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Zavy and StopPress have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

New Zealand Weddings unveils its new look

  • Design
  • September 28, 2016
  • StopPress Team
New Zealand Weddings unveils its new look

​New Zealand Weddings magazine has unveiled new layouts on both its digital and print platforms, giving brides-to-be inspiration for every aspect of their day through elegant and easy to navigate planning tools.

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Christchurch agency Plato Creative finally lays down its roots

  • Design
  • September 14, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Christchurch agency Plato Creative finally lays down its roots

Since the 2011 earthquake, Christchurch agency Plato Creative has moved six times into temporary spaces, doing its best to allow its creatives to thrive. But now, it's opening the doors to its new home and the largest creative space in the South Island. We talk to co-owner John Plato about the move and what it means for the agency moving forward.

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Avanti rolls out a new logo with Onfire

  • Brand
  • September 9, 2016
  • Idealog
Avanti rolls out a new logo with Onfire

New Zealand cycle brand Avanti has given its logo a makeover, via Onfire Design, for the first time since the '90s.

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Can we fix it, yes we can: Houzz launches in NZ to matchmake home renovators with tradies

  • Brand
  • May 4, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Can we fix it, yes we can: Houzz launches in NZ to matchmake home renovators with tradies

Home owners looking to renovate don't always know how to tackle the job, let alone where to find the right people to do it. Design and renovation-focussed Houzz has aimed to help them out with its online and mobile platform connecting home owners with trade professionals, and it's just launched a New Zealand site.

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Google's Tom Uglow talks fluid information and an au naturel world without screens

  • Opinion
  • March 29, 2016
  • Tom Uglow
Google's Tom Uglow talks fluid information and an au naturel world without screens

Tom Uglow, creative director at Google's Creative lab, will find his happy place in a world where our interactions with technology and the internet aren’t limited to screens. Here's what he envisions.

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Apple's creative director Andrew McKechnie on a nomadic childhood, breaking into the US and creative inspiration

  • Design
  • March 22, 2016
  • Jonathan Cotton
Apple's creative director Andrew McKechnie on a nomadic childhood, breaking into the US and creative inspiration

Apple has long been considered a design genius, associated with powerful yet simple product and packaging design, innovation, and of course for drawing ridiculously long queues after every new iPhone launch. As part of Idealog's AUT Alumni Profiles, Jonathan Cotton caught up with one of the people responsible, Apple creative director Andrew McKechnie, to talk about his past at Y&R and DDB in New York, to ending up in charge of a 60-strong team.

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Hunter Furniture showcases a trio of career furniture hunters

  • advertising
  • December 4, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Hunter Furniture showcases a trio of career furniture hunters

Rarely, if ever, do furniture hunters settle on the first couch they try. The process usually involves trying out option after option, until the right couch announces its existence vicariously through the satisfied sigh of the person sitting in it. And, if a new video series from Hunter Furniture is anything to go by, then this seemingly endless search is also a familiar feeling for those in the business of producing the products we purchase at furniture stores.

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Pins and wins: the Best Design Awards 2015 victors in all their glory

  • Awards
  • October 12, 2015
  • Leigh Stockton
Pins and wins: the Best Design Awards 2015 victors in all their glory

The Best Design Awards were held last Friday, celebrating, well, the best in design as the name suggests. Here's an overview of the supreme winners of the competition who were lucky (and talented) enough to head home with Purple Pins, as well as a rundown of the Gold Pin winners.

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Cannes 2015: Colenso's run continues with three more silvers

  • Awards
  • June 25, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Cannes 2015: Colenso's run continues with three more silvers

Colenso found itself among the winners at Cannes again overnight, picking up a pair of silvers in the Radio category for the 'Lottery' and 'Whack job' spots produced for Mars. And the agency added added another silver to the tally in the Cyber category for its 'Speed dial' campaign for VW.

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Why design shouldn't be slavish to trends

  • Design Thinking
  • April 8, 2015
  • Brian Slade
Why design shouldn't be slavish to trends

A well-designed future may be informed by trends but shouldn’t be determined by them, says Brian Slade.

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