Take a look at this selection of really interesting prototypes that tackle third world issues. These ideas have been dreamed up by Bill Gates and realised by leading product design firms… ‘This holiday season, Bill Gates wants stuff that doesn’t exist. Not for himself, mind you, but for the developing world. Gates has tons of ideas for products that would improve lives there, if only someone would build them. So WIRED decided to bring his wish list to life: We […]
Our friends at Blender Design have launched their awesome portable camera ‘Quebee’ on Kickstarter. ‘Quebee is the personal video camera that allows you to be in the moment. It’s your own personal camera man – you are part of the show.’ Be sure to visit Kickstarter and support their goal of reaching $100,000, enabling them to take this design to production. One of our very own, Brett Band has been working on this project as an Industrial Designer; so spread […]
One of our Industry Collaborators is preparing to release an exciting new product through Kick Starter. Two of our graduates have been working at Blender Design so take a good look at what the company has been up to! ‘We’ve been developing a new tech product for launch on kickstarter. And the time has finally come to go live. Quebee, Blender Design and Teknique want to invite you to be part of New Zealand’s Kickstarter history… Quebee is a powerful […]
On the opening night of the ‘Fascinate’ exhibition, two awards were given to our top top students who have produced amazing work in their major projects. They are students who have contributed significantly to the Department of Industrial Design and Innovation and deserve to be recognised for their efforts: The Head of School Award: This year Ian Milligian received the Head of School award for his project ‘K1 BREATHING APPARATUS:’ A redesign of existing harness & air management systems for Firemen. […]
The Industrial Design and Innovation Department has put on an awesome end of year exhibition. Well done to all the students involved – both the work and the exhibition space looks great! A fitting way to conclude a successful year. Have you seen the exhibition yet? Come along to St Pauls Street WE building level 3: The exhibition will be open to the public for another few days… Closing Sunday 17th November at 6pm.
We are only a couple of days out from this years AUT Art and Design Exhibition! AD13 brings together our graduating students from the Bachelor and Postgraduate programmes, demonstrating to the community the strength, breadth and innovation of their work. This is a fantastic opportunity to see, feel, touch and watch a variety of media, design disciplines and art practices. AD13 showcases the creativity, energy and ideas of the next generation of digital, fashion, graphic, product, spatial and textile designers […]
Eight School of Art and Design students recently had the opportunity to represent AUT at the Better By Design CEO Summit, learning and hearing from the best in the business. The Better By Design CEO Summit offered delegates a two day experience which saw them hearing from international and national speakers gaining valuable insights from those who have disrupted their industries and reinvented success, immersed in both the theory and real world examples of design thinking, design integration and design […]