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15/10/2014

See, hear, meet NZME A new media company

See, hear, meet NZME
A new media company

APN NZ was once described as “New Zealand’s largest media company that nobody had heard of”. Time to change that. Welcome NZME.

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15/10/2014

Introducing Shelley Winsor Group General Manager Talent and Operations.

Introducing Shelley Winsor
Group General Manager Talent and Operations.

We’re excited to welcome leading business and talent development professional Shelley Winsor, to the newly-created management role of Group General Manager Talent and Operations. » more

09/09/2014

R U OK? Day Thursday 11th September

R U OK? Day
Thursday 11th September

R U OK? is STW’s home-grown charity and this Thursday, September 11, is the annual R U OK? Day, the perfect opportunity to ask ‘are you ok?’. » more

26/08/2014

Designworks Opens Singapore Office Branching Out

Designworks Opens Singapore Office
Branching Out

Continuing strong growth in recent years, Designworks is delighted to announce that it has expanded its presence within the Asia Pacific region with the opening of an office in Singapore. » more

13/08/2014

The Bee Team Rooftop Beekeeping for Designworks

The Bee Team
Rooftop Beekeeping for Designworks

Designworks is all a-buzz with the installation of two beehives on the rooftops of our Auckland office Gallery building. » more

04/08/2014

Kiwibank retail transformation Interior Magazine + Architecture Now

Kiwibank retail transformation
Interior Magazine + Architecture Now

Architecture Now and Interior Magazine feature the new Kiwibank retail transformation, currently being tested out in the North Shore and Kapiti Coast. » more

01/07/2014

Winning at the Interior Awards Best Workplace Design 2014

Winning at the Interior Awards
Best Workplace Design 2014

The winners of New Zealand’s prestigious Interior Design Awards were announced last Thursday with Designworks taking top honours to win the coveted Workplace Design category. » more

10/06/2014

The New Zealand Story  Taking New Zealand to the world

The New Zealand Story
Taking New Zealand to the world

The idea was to create a compelling and authentic story that would help broaden the perception of New Zealand internationally. The challenge was to use moving image and photography to create a valuable toolkit for all New Zealand exporters. » more

05/06/2014

STW Annual Report and Leadership Event A statement on creativity within STW

STW Annual Report and Leadership Event
A statement on creativity within STW

The STW Group annual report is a statement on creativity within the broad context of the Group's businesses today. » more

04/06/2014

Hyper localisation design strategy Clair Van Veen explores the importance of acting locally

Hyper localisation design strategy
Clair Van Veen explores the importance of acting locally

A hyper localised store design strategy is both exciting from a design perspective and also for brand strategy. » more

26/05/2014

Amp up the Jazz   Refreshing the Flavours of 80’s Latino Jazz for the Wellington Jazz Festival

Amp up the Jazz
Refreshing the Flavours of 80’s Latino Jazz for the Wellington Jazz Festival

June marks the return of Wellington’s annual Jazz Festival, where local and international muso’s take to the stage over a single action packed weekend. » more

20/05/2014

Reinventing what a ‘kiwibank’ can be Kiwibank retail transformation – part 1

Reinventing what a ‘kiwibank’ can be
Kiwibank retail transformation – part 1

A three-year transformation programme that put user centred design at the heart of an iterative strategic and creative process to reinvent what a ‘kiwibank’ could be. » more

08/05/2014

Auckland Office – Workplace Design Finalist 2014 Interior Awards

Auckland Office – Workplace Design Finalist
2014 Interior Awards

We're excited to announce that our Auckland Office is 1 out of 3 finalists in this year's Interior Awards Workplace Design category. » more

05/05/2014

Sven speaks at the Australian Good Design Festival 2014 Design as Strategy Forum

Sven speaks at the Australian Good Design Festival
2014 Design as Strategy Forum

The annual Good Design Festival kicks off in Australia this month. The two-day event will be all about getting enterprising leaders in business, government and design – our own Sven Baker included – to talk about how they are reframing the way they do business today. » more

05/05/2014

Semi-Permanent 2014 Highlights

Semi-Permanent 2014
Highlights

Semi-Permanent Auckland 2014 has just been and gone, leaving us all incredibly inspired, energised and as always, with a notebook overflowing with eagerly scribbled notes. Some of the nuggets of wisdom we picked up from the speakers are as follows: » more

28/04/2014

DW Creative Strategy Introducing Luke van O

DW Creative Strategy
Introducing Luke van O

Luke joins Designworks Australia as a creative strategist, coming home from a career that's swung between the highly creative and deeply quant. » more

08/04/2014

The direct to consumer renaissance Clair Van Veen looks at the latest trends in consumer experience.

The direct to consumer renaissance
Clair Van Veen looks at the latest trends in consumer experience.

Clair Van Veen looks at the latest trends in consumer experience. » more

02/04/2014

DW Auckland Office gets a feature  in Interior Magazine

DW Auckland Office gets a feature
in Interior Magazine

Designworks Auckland Office gets a feature in Interior Magazine. » more

25/03/2014

Judging Good Design Tim Riches helps judge the Good Design Awards

Judging Good Design
Tim Riches helps judge the Good Design Awards

Tim Riches, Designworks Australia's MD, will be a judge of the service design stream of the Good Design Awards – one of the longest standing and most prestigious design awards in the world. » more

10/03/2014

Designworks grows its congregation Welcome to The Church

Designworks grows its congregation
Welcome to The Church

Designworks is delighted to announce that Wellington–based design and digital communications agency The Church will be joining the Group effective immediately. » more

09/03/2014

Business of the Year Award Designworks takes out STW’s top award

Business of the Year Award
Designworks takes out STW’s top award

Designworks New Zealand has been awarded a highly coveted Grand Prix Award at this year’s STW Dashboard Awards ceremony taking out the 2013 Business of the Year Award. » more

08/03/2014

Sydney adds to its accounts Introducing Sara Catts

Sydney adds to its accounts
Introducing Sara Catts

Sara joins Designworks Sydney as an Account Director with experience across brand, communications and spatial design. » more

05/03/2014

Boral Multistop Campaign Showcasing product and performance

Boral Multistop Campaign
Showcasing product and performance

Designworks launches an exciting new campaign for USG Boral, highlighting the product’s performance and range of commercial uses with film, time-lapse photography and stunning slow motion sequences. » more

26/02/2014

Sochi Falls Short Tim Riches talks to Marketing Magazine

Sochi Falls Short
Tim Riches talks to Marketing Magazine

Tim Riches discusses the shortcomings of Sochi 2014 branding with Marketing Magazine, suggesting it hints at deeper issues with Russia’s country brand. » more

09/12/2013

Reporting season It’s that time of year again, and we don’t mean Christmas.

Reporting season
It’s that time of year again, and we don’t mean Christmas.

It’s that time of year again, and we don’t mean Christmas. The reporting season was just as frenzied as the festive season, but we came through it unscathed. » more

08/12/2013

Campbell Page rebranded Campbell Page rebrand

Campbell Page rebranded
Campbell Page rebrand

It’s finally launched! The new rebrand of Campbell Page. » more

26/10/2013

DW Fresh Thinking Q&A with Tim Riches

DW Fresh Thinking
Q&A with Tim Riches

Tim Riches joins Designworks as Managing Director Australia. Read about his fresh approach to design working and the full Q&A article here, as featured on Nextness blog. » more

06/08/2013

100 Days of Yellow Telling the DW Story

100 Days of Yellow
Telling the DW Story

Celebrating the DW spirit and our creative designworkers through the 100 Days Project. We’re telling a collaborative story of 100 Days of Yellow across three chapters. » more

27/05/2013

Tunnel of Hope at Vivid Sydney DW and The Benevolent Society

Tunnel of Hope at Vivid Sydney
DW and The Benevolent Society

Designworks, in collaboration with The Benevolent Society, has created a unique, interactive light installation that will be launched this week at Vivid Sydney. » more

24/04/2013

Benevolent Society Benevolent Society Brand Renewal

Benevolent Society
Benevolent Society Brand Renewal

Benevolent Society is Australia’s first and oldest charities. As relevant as ever, Benevolent Society delivers vital support, infrastructure and services to Australian’s across the nation and continues to pioneer innovation and progressive activity as well as act as a thought leader in a wide range of social and societal development areas. » more

04/04/2013

Designworks wins Brand New Award Benevolent Society identity awarded four star rating.

Designworks wins Brand New Award
Benevolent Society identity awarded four star rating.

Designworks was awarded a four star rating in the 'Comprehensive Identity Program' of the annual awards for our far-reaching business transformation strategy to revitalise Benevolent Society's brand identity. » more

04/09/2012

Christchurch pop-up container branch Kiwibank and NZ Post Flashbranch

Christchurch pop-up container branch
Kiwibank and NZ Post Flashbranch

The brief to Designworks was to create a temporary, self-contained space that would provide a quick and sustainable solution for retailers in Christchurch’s post-earthquake environment, amidst a host of other pop-up retail. » more

16/05/2012

9/10 for Soto Restaurant Featured in Viva

9/10 for Soto Restaurant
Featured in Viva

Soto gets a 9/10 and Designworks gets a mention in New Zealand Herald's Viva Lifestyle Magazine. » more

20/02/2012

People driven people Australand

People driven people
Australand

Australand was well respected within industry circles as one of the most successful diversified property groups in Australia, but their public profile didn't match their industry status. » more

17/02/2012

The heart of the outback R.M.Williams

The heart of the outback
R.M.Williams

There are few brands in Australia that inspire the passion that R.M.Williams does. Lovers of the brand stick the famous longhorn logo to their cars and tattoo it on their skin. » more

15/02/2012

Twisted thinking Smirnoff Twist

Twisted thinking
Smirnoff Twist

Smirnoff is a classic, so when we developed a new ready-to-drink range to extend the Smirnoff portfolio, we needed to create something that avoided the sticky nastiness of many ready-to-drink products. » more

15/02/2012

Future growth Yates

Future growth
Yates

Projects often look simple on paper; grow the category, educate and motivate the next generation of gardeners. » more

15/02/2012

Krush Bar KFC

Krush Bar
KFC

We started the project with a blank sheet of paper. We had a range of brand new, great tasting liquid snacks, a mission to connect with Gen.Y and an objective to open up KFC to new usage occasions at new times of the day. » more

15/02/2012

Old is new again Argyle

Old is new again
Argyle

The Argyle is a bar located in a listed building in the heart of the Rocks on Sydney's harbour foreshore.  It's a bar with attitude and the brand needed to reflect this attitude whilst paying homage to the history of the old woodshed that houses the venue. » more

15/02/2012

Two for one Heathcote

Two for one
Heathcote

The Australian wine market is flooded with brands of varying quality and provenance, so when two leading winemakers came together to produce a premium Australian Shiraz for boutique wine cellars, export and fine dining, we had to avoid the cliches which unfortunately dominate. » more

15/02/2012

Business outside the square Goodman

Business outside the square
Goodman

When Macquarie Goodman merged with three leading international property groups to create the world's foremost commercial and industrial property business, we were commissioned to align the newly merged teams behind a common single vision and create a brand that revolutionised the category. » more

15/02/2012

Doing the right thing for customers right now Westpac

Doing the right thing for customers right now
Westpac

We have worked with Westpac for well over 15 years, so the opportunity to refresh the brand of Australia's first bank, was an opportunity to do something special. » more

15/02/2012

Beyond compliance Qantas

Beyond compliance
Qantas

Annual reports are a big deal, you can't make mistakes. But annual reports can be so much more than simple compliance pieces. They are fully audited statements of intent and can express more than numbers, they can express what the organisation believes in. » more

15/02/2012

Fresh and refreshing Mount Franklin

Fresh and refreshing
Mount Franklin

Mount Franklin is Australia's leading water brand, but familiarity often breeds contempt. » more

15/02/2012

Recognising an Australian pioneer Grinders

Recognising an Australian pioneer
Grinders

Our job is often not to create something new, but to simply uncover the story that already exists. » more

15/02/2012

Fresh and full of flavour Goulburn Valley

Fresh and full of flavour
Goulburn Valley

Goulburn Valley is a real place and the fruit bowl of Australia.  So we faced an interesting challenge when we had to combine Australian natural taste cues with international brand guidelines from the brand's parent company. » more

15/02/2012

Fresh face for an elder statesman El Jimador

Fresh face for an elder statesman
El Jimador

el Jimador is the biggest selling Tequila in Mexico and arguably the world's finest blue agave tequila. » more

15/02/2012

An Aussie abroad Breville

An Aussie abroad
Breville

Breville was a successful Australian brand, but had the vision and drive to be a successful international brand. » more

04/07/2011

Shop different Telecom unveils its new Wellington store

Shop different
Telecom unveils its new Wellington store

Empowering New Zealanders to get more out of their technology. » more

02/02/2011

Better food for everyone Freedom Foods

Better food for everyone
Freedom Foods

Freedom Foods has been around for 20 years and is a leading specialist food manufacturer for people with food allergies and intolerances. » more