New Zealand design, designers, cartoonists,graphics; a list of websites

New Zealand design, New Zealand designers: graphics, furniture design, cartoons, design schools; a comprehensive guide to New Zealand design websites

 

A

Architectural Designers New Zealand

Architecture Week design awards.

Auckland University of Technology, School of Art and Design.

B

Best Design Awards

Better By Design
Better by Design is a movement to build New Zealand’s awareness of and expertise in design-led business. Their mission is to help New Zealand companies make world class design a bigger differentiator for their products and services in export markets.

Blogs *

Studio Home
Creative talent posts from New Zealand.

The Design Files

Eye of the Fish
Architecture and interior design.

Endemic World
A New Zealand online design store.

Butterpaper
Architecture resources and news for Australia and New Zealand.

Studio Home Online
Designers from New Zealand.

Cartoonists, New Zealand comics *

Ant Sang

Bromhead

The Cartoon Gallery
Showcasing New Zealand’s world class cartoonists, including latest work from prominent New Zealand publications. Updated daily.

The Comic Book Factory

Dorking Labs
Ross P. Kettle’s political cartoon and illustration site featuring the archive of his “Foot in Mouth” cartoon that appears bi-weekly on the STUFF news website.

Li Chen, webcomic artist and illustrator.

New Zealand Cartoon Archive
Publicly available New Zealand editorial cartoons.

Wikipedia list of New Zealand cartoonists.

New Zealand Cartoon Gallery,
a showcase of New Zealand’s world-class cartoonists.

New Zealand Comic Registrar. A who’s who guide.

Dylan Horrocks. Hicksville


D

Design archives, networks *

Design Directory, from Better by Design.
Search or browse by design discipline or industry sector.

Designers Institute of New Zealand
The Designers Institute of New Zealand, is here to look after your best interests, whether you’re a designer, a sponsor or a potential client.

Design Networks. New Zealand and Australian branding.

Designers, designer directories *

The Big Idea Database of New Zealand designers.

Designers Institute of NZ
A professional organisation for all types of designers. The site has membership information and a members directory.

Catherine David Designs

New Zealand Graphic Artists & Web Designers

F

Furniture design *

Becs Bartells Design
Furniture, product and industrial design, as well as graphic design and illustration. Based in Auckland.

Bromhead Design

Cavit and Company fine furniture distrubutors

Craft New Zealand

David Turnbridge, furniture designer.

Dansk Møbelkunst, a gallery of vintage design.

Fletcher Systems
Providing furniture and interior design solutions for domestic and commercial clients.

Formway. New Zealand furniture design.

Metaforman
An open invitation to students and professionals across all disciplines to enter a design competition culminating in a design exhibition and an award to best professional entry and best student entry.

Minima
Showcasing the best in New Zealand contemporary furniture design coupled with international design both classic and new.

Scandinavian furniture & design, Dansk Møbelkunst.
A gallery of first class vintage design from 1920 to 1975 with particular focus on Danish design classics.

Titan Furniture

Trubridge, David. David Turbridgee, foremost contemporary furniture designer.

G

Graphic art *

See also: Web and graphic designers in New Zealand

Auckland University of Technology, School of Art and Design.

The Big Idea Database of New Zealand graphic designers.

Design Assembly
Design Assembly serves the New Zealand Graphic Design community by enabling the sharing of relevant ideas, information and inspiration. At Design Assembly they cultivate discussion about:
– Design thinking
– Graphic design
– Web design
– Moving image design
– Interactive design

Designers
A directory of New Zealand graphic designers. Finda.co.nz

Design Works
One of New Zealand’s largest and most successful design companies.

Inhouse Design
Print and digital design including arts publishing, book, web, logo design and corporate identity.

Schools *

A.U.T. Bachelor of Art and Design
Auckland

Media Design School
92 Albert St, Auckland.

Natcoll Design School
Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

UNITEC
Auckland campuses: mount Albert, Waitakere, Albany.

University of Canterbury graphic design courses.

Whitecliffe College of Art & Design
Auckland

I

Industrial design *

Interior design magazine.

K

K.A. Design, by Karl Andrews. 
Illustrations, murals, promo posters, logos and business cards.

Jenny Keate. Jenny Keate 
is a New Zealand object designer, specialising in lamp design. She works from her home studio in Wellington.

L

Logo design *

Inhouse Design
Print and digital design including arts publishing, book, web, logo design and corporate identity.

M

Magazines/design magazines and blogs *

AGM Online

Urbis design magazine.

Design Folio
A magazine and website devoted to promoting authentic quality design.

Studio Home
Creative talent posts from New Zealand.

The Design Files

Eye of the Fish
Architecture and interior design.

Threaded
Threaded is a collaborative design publication that establishes a creative platform to offer insights into best practice across the creative industries and bridge the gap between recognised and emerging practice.

Maxim Group
Design strategy and brand development for NZ companies.

Multimedia *

Hannimation
A web/multimedia design company, with animated movies by Liam Hannigan.

N

National College of Design and Technology, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

New Media *

Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences
The mission of the Academy is to promote and advance common interests in the worldwide entertainment software community. It recognizes outstanding achievement in interactive content and the entertainment software community, and conducts an annual awards show and enhance the image and awareness of entertainment software.

Hannimation
A web/multimedia design company, with animated movies by Liam Hannigan.

Media Design School, Auckland. 
The Media Design School specialises in unleashing your full potential through providing you the skills and knowledge required by creative and computer technology industries.

New Zealand Economic and Development Agency

No Straight Lines, a design workshop by Fane Flaws.

Opshop
Modernist design and its history in New Zealand.A delve into our collective past, this project combines the concepts of the opportunity shop and optical art (op art) as its basis.

S

Scandinavian furniture & design, Dansk Møbelkunst. 
A gallery of first class vintage design from 1920 to 1975 with particular focus on Danish design classics.

Schools, design schools *

Auckland University of Technology, School of Art and Design.

The Big Idea. An online community of New Zealand’s creative industries.

Elam School of Fine Arts, Auckland

Media Design School, Auckland.
The Media Design School specialises in unleashing your full potential through providing you the skills and knowledge required by creative and computer technology industries.

National College of Design and Technology, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Victoria University School of Design, Wellington.

Whitecliffe College of Art & Design, Auckland.

Snake Beings

Media Design School, Auckland. 
The Media Design School specialises in unleashing your full potential through providing you the skills and knowledge required by creative and computer technology industries.

Medialab
Creating a collaborative environment for the converging information technology, communications and digital media sectors.

Words, 8mm, c47 design, the Light-Bulb Cult.

T

Tuatara Design Store and Gallery, Whangarei. 
Weaving, furniture, homeware, art works.

U

Urban Design *

The Architectural Centre

Urbis design magazine.

W

Web design and web designers in New Zealand *

See also: New Zealand Web Designers

Webpage Content
User-friendly advice on writing for the web, a site from Rachel McAlpine.

Weta Workshop

Web Designers of New Zealand (WDNZ)
A professional web design body, supplying web page design tips, tutorials. Includes list of web design organizations.

NetGuide
A guide to New Zealand websites.

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