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A New Zealand company is making raincoats out of recycled fibres
The Humble Raincoat is made of recycled plastic bottles.
The Calmingstone counters panic attacks and stress
This hand-held design emits soothing signals that target anxiety, bringing you back to a state of zen.
Top 10 Creative Crowdfunding Projects | October 2017
We've scoured the web for compelling creative campaigns around the globe that you might want to support in their quest for funding. Have a look!
The award-winning student design that could help save marine animals
An innovative invention that helps wildlife recover from oil spills.
Wool shoes to save the environment
Introducing Allbirds: the comfortable, eco-friendly sneaker.
Kris Sowersby: Breathing new life into old typefaces
New Zealand typeface designer Kris Sowersby spends time developing new expressions of old analogue typefaces.
Julia DeVille turns death into art
Taxidermist and jeweller Julia deVille uses reimagined dead animals to celebrate life.
The New Zealand flag "disaster", according to a Kiwi
New Zealand typeface designer Kris Sowersby gives us the lowdown on New Zealand's public flag redesign, a process which hasn't involved any designers.
A 3D-printed surfboard that can collapse into 48 pieces
Design student Max Robotham makes carrying a surfboard from place to place a lot easier.
Dean Poole on playing with words
The creative director of New Zealand agency Alt Group reveals the ABC's of his creative language.
Dean Poole on playing with words (trailer)
"Part of the system of creativity is creating the rules," says Dean Poole at Design Indaba Conference 2014.
This Over That
Creative director and co-founder of Alt Group Dean Poole's delightful little book "This Over That" visualises phrases containing the word "over".
Dean Poole is co-founder and creative director of Alt Group, a multidisciplinary design studio based in New Zealand.
Industrial designer Earl Steward explores the possibilities of multi-material 3D printing that allows for footwear to be tailored to the individual.
Architect Shigeru Ban has designed a temporary cathedral in earthquake-devastated Christchurch, New Zealand.
Luxurious, sustainable and gorgeous, Pacific Perfumes rethinks organic scents and its packaging.
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