A huge congratulations to our product design third years who submitted their final projects for assessment yesterday! Everyone has been working incredibly hard all semester to reach this point so it’s exciting to see everything come together. The work is looking fantastic and will be on display in the studio spaces on level 3 of WE Building during this year’s Art & Design Festival from Friday 11th until Wednesday 16th November. There is also a display of excellent work from […]
Take a look at this kickstarter product by Industrial Design students from Western Washington University. The kickstarter campaign initially seeking $20k received over $300k showing just what can be done through the power of crowd funding. The product is a tea brewer called “Imbue”. “The container is constructed from shatter resistant borosilicate glass that works as an effective insulator, keeping your beverage hot and your hand cool. The lid is made from bamboo, a sustainable hard wood used in many household […]
Jessica Quinn, one of our fellow Art and Design Postgraduate Honours student from this year has been named a finalist in the 2014 Attitude Youth Awards. These awards are given to anyone between the ages of 15-25 with a disability who has made a significant contribution to society. At the age of nine, doctors discovered a tumour on Jessica’s thigh bone, resulting in the removal of her thigh bone and knee joint, transporting her lower leg to hip level rotated 180 […]
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Last night was the official opening of the Art and Design 2014 annual exhibition. The Industrial Design and Innovation Department saw a range of its students exhibiting their work alongside other textile undergraduate students, as well as postgraduate product, textile and fashion students within the studio space. Their exhibition named “acume” will run for the next few days so make sure you head along to check out the exhibition, level 3, WE Building, St Paul st, Auckland Central. Make sure to […]
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As exhibition is coming up, students are carefully planning out their space to exhibit their work. As this is the first time many of these students have been involved in an exhibition it is definitely worth exploring how others do it. So where to look? Pinterest is a great way to find inspiration and ideas of how your exhibition display could look. There are so many effective ways to display a product, so explore your options!
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As it nears hand in time for all students, we are also approaching the annual final year exhibition for all final year and postgraduate Art and Design Students in AD14. This event opening ceremony will be held on the 12th November 2014 in the WM courtyard, St Paul st, Auckland. 5:30pm – 7:00pm Awards ceremony 7:00pm Official Launch 7:15pm – 9:00pm Open studios 9:00pm – 10:00pm Evening Showcase For more dates and information check out the wicked website http://www.adfest.nz
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The school of Art + Design are looking for a live music act for this years AD14 festival. If you, or anyone you know, students, have awesome musical talents in any genre (live band, DJ, acoustic…) please send the following information to Renata Blair – firstname.lastname@example.org Please send samples (youtube/icloud) of your music directly with your application. Act Name: Act Contact Person: Phone: Email: Genre/Style: AV needs beyond what you supply yourself: How much space do you need to set up: […]
“Objectspace is a public gallery dedicated to positioning making in the fields of craft, applied arts and design, within a range of cultural, economic and social frameworks, in order to provoke new assessments about works and practices.” The gallery welcomes submissions from a range of practitioners including designers to submit proposals to exhibit their work. Submissions are accepted at any time with no deadlines. Staff will assess the merit of proposals, and a decision will be made based off the […]
It was nice to see the AUT postgraduate department put on an excellent awards evening to celebrate the achievements of the top students for 2011. Product Master of Art and Design student Reid Douglas received a Head of School Award for his high achievement in his Honours year. Well down Reid. Picture below!
The postgraduate students participated in an Art and Design exhibition/installation with balloons in the St Paul st Gallery. Check out the video below.
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