Browsing: Matt Cooney

Movings/shakings
Movings/Shakings: 4 October
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DB’s new marketing director, changes at Lion, DraftFCB recognised as one of the country’s best workplaces, Cooney heads for Swaytech, Media Design School grads go fulltime at Sugar & Partners, Marc Ellis swaps More for less and Auckland Airport brings a digital boffin into the fold.

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On location: Heineken launches RWC app
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When it comes to making successful branded apps, there are generally two rules: either make it useful or give it some novelty value. And, if possible, combine elements of both. And Heineken and &some have done just that with a new smartphone app that shows locals and visitors where to find official RWC bars, as well as their mates, their rivals, a taxi home and, if they’re lucky, even some tickets to the final. 

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Large hangover leads to average story about Magazine Awards
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There is so much that could be written about last night’s Magazine Publisher’s Association gong-fest, but StopPress has a headache, so instead let’s just say that Healthy Food Guide took out the Supreme Magazine award, NZ House & Garden’s Kate Coughlan took out Supreme Editor of the year and Paula Ryan, resplendent in an impractical yet presumably highly fashionable ensemble, was handed the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Idealog spawns designer baby: calls it Daily
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Idealog and her ugly sisters NZ Marketing, StopPress and Celsias have given birth (by C-section) to Design Daily, a daily news site for Kiwi architects and designers. Launched today, the site covers projects, people, events and politics in the design industry. And it will also send out a weekly free email newsletter that you can sign up for here.