Best of the Best on tour with Designers Speak

The Best Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar every year. And it doesn't end there – some of last year's winners will soon be touring the country to spread the good word and offer firsthand insights into their projects.

The Best Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar every year. And it doesn't end there – some of last year's winners will soon be touring the country to spread the good word and offer firsthand insights into their projects.

The Christchurch event is free but registration is a must. All other events are priced as folows:

  • DINZ Members $15
  • DINZ Graduate Members $10
  • Student Members Free
  • Non Members $25
  • Non Student Members $5

Click on the link for each specific date to RSVP.

AUCKLAND

Designers Speak - April 10

Australis House - 
36-42 Customs Street East, 
Britomart, from 6pm

ALT GROUP - Dean Poole, FDINZ
Purple Pin: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

DESIGNWORKS + SILVER FERN FARMS - Noel Blackwell, PDINZ & Jef Wong, PDINZ, Designworks & Sharon Angus, Silver Fern Farms
Purple Pin: Silver Fern Farms

SONS & CO - Matt Arnold, FDINZ & Tim Kelleher, FDINZ
Purple Pin: Silo Theatre

DDMMYY - Kelvin Soh
Winner: Triumph & Disaster

Designers Speak - April 17

Australis House - 
36-42 Customs Street East, 
Britomart, from 6pm

FEARON HAY - Jeff Fearon
Purple Pin: Imperial Building

TENNENT + BROWN and TE WĀNANGA O RAUKAWA - Hugh Tennent, Tennent + Brown Architects & Meihana Durie, Te Wānanga o Raukawa
Purple Win: Ngā Purapura

CHESHIRE ARCHITECTS - Pip Cheshire
Winner: Q Theatre

MATERIAL CREATIVE - Oliva Harper & Toni Brandso
Winner: Little Nuffield

OH.NO.SUMO - Sarosh Mulla, DINZ; Patrick Loo, DINZ & Katherine O'Shaughnessy
Winner: Stairway Cinema

Designers Speak - May 1

Westpac on Takutai Square, Britomart, from 6pm

4ORMFUNCTION + LES MILLS - David Lovegrove, PDINZ & Client
Purple Pin: Les Mills Smart Bar

FISHER & PAYKEL HEALTHCARE - Craig White
Purple Pin: Optiflow Junior

TREOLOGY - Andrew Davies, DINZ & Richard Simpson, DINZ
Winner: Umber Chair

4DESIGN - Will Grant, PDINZ
Winner: Snolo Hi Performance Alpine Sled

WELLINGTON

Designers Speak - May 15

City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, from 6pm

DESIGNWORKS + SILVER FERN FARMS - Noel Blackwell, PDINZ & Jef Wong, PDINZ, Designworks & Sharon Angus, Silver Fern Farms
Purple Pin: Silver Fern Farms

SONS & CO - Matt Arnold, FDINZ & Tim Kelleher, FDINZ
Purple Pin: Silo Theatre

DDMMYY - Kelvin Soh
Winner: Triumph & Disaster

FEARON HAY - Jeff Fearon
Purple Pin: Imperial Buildings

TENNENT + BROWN and TE WĀNANGA O RAUKAWA - Hugh Tennent, Tennent + Brown Architects & Meihana Durie, Te Wānanga o Raukawa
Purple Win: Ngā Purapura

CHRISTCHURCH

 

Designers Speak - May 16

CPIT, DL Theatre, 130 Madras St, from 6pm

ALT GROUP- Dean Poole, FDINZ
Purple Pin: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki

DESIGNWORKS + SILVER FERN FARMS - Noel Blackwell, PDINZ & Jef Wong, PDINZ, Designworks & Sharon Angus, Silver Fern Farms
Purple Pin: Silver Fern Farms

DDMMYY - Kelvin Soh
Winner: Triumph & Disaster

FEARON HAY - Jeff Fearon
Purple Pin: Imperial Buildings

TENNENT + BROWN and TE WĀNANGA O RAUKAWA - Hugh Tennent, Tennent + Brown Architects & Meihana Durie, Te Wānanga o Raukawa
Purple Win: Ngā Purapura

4ORMFUNCTION + LES MILLS - David Lovegrove, PDINZ & Client
Purple Pin: Les Mills Smart Bar

HAMILTON

 

Designers Speak - May 22

Wintec, Gallagher Events Room 1, from 6pm

DDMMYY - Kelvin Soh
Winner: Triumph & Disaster

MATERIAL CREATIVE - Oliva Harper & Toni Brandso
Winner: Little Nuffield

OH.NO.SUMO - Sarosh Mulla, DINZ; Patrick Loo, DINZ & Katherine O'Shaughnessy
Winner: Stairway Cinemas

GALLAGHER GROUP LTD - Prof. Tony Parker, FDINZ
Winner: Gallagher Multi-Strand Gate Kit