A video campaign to sell milk? In film noir? With slam poetry? Bold – which is precisely why Jonny Kofoed and Assembly didn’t back down when creating a campaign for Fonterra’s Anchor milk brand. He talks us through the campaign after picking up a Purple Pin for the effort at last year’s Best Design Awards.
Browsing: NEW ZEALAND
Auckland-based Inhouse was brought on board to revitalise the Steinlager brand as they launched a new offering – Tokyo Dry. Simple, right? Not quite.
From a dairy-centric slam poetry film to a high-tech scale that scans RFID chips in farm animals, to a new government website combatting cyber-crime, to an exhibition space housing Aotearoa’s iconic constitutional documents, the best in New Zealand Design for 2017 has been revealed.
Rave reviews, impressive sales, celebrity endorsements, a Purple Pin at the Best Awards … The Wool Runner from Allbirds has tapped into the growing desire for ‘anonymous luxury’ and is riding a wave of popularity. But it’s no overnight success. In the presence of about seven years’ worth of prototypes, co-founder Tim Brown and designer Jamie McLellan tell Ben Fahy about the long and winding road they had to travel to bring their vision to life.
Globelet’s mission from five years ago remains unchanged: To rid the world of disposable cups and drink bottles. But the ambitions of founder, Ryan Everton, span beyond being just that ‘cup company’ that supplies festivals with reusables: he wants to create a system in New Zealand cities that will change the way consumers consume; a revolution of sorts.