The countdown to Idealog's Design Event is on, featuring Peter Haythornthwaite, Sam Ramlu, Carin Wilson and more

Idealog's Design Series Event is fast approaching, and will feature talks from design deity Peter Haythornthwaite, Method Agency's managing director Sam Ramlu, craftsman, sculptor and educator Carin Wilson, and RCG's associate director Andy Florkowski, live painting from up-and-coming artist Jake Feast, as well as the grand reveal of the winner of our Blunt + Generator Umbrella experiment. With just over a week to go, now is a great time to get tickets.

We'd like to think we have good taste. You'd like to think you have good taste. Let's have good taste together, shall we?

Peter Haythornthwaite

See Idealog's Design Issue come to life at our Design Series event next Friday. Listen to deep wisdom from design deity Peter Haythornthwaite, hear our panel of speakers from across three disciplines of design – Sam Ramlu of digital agency Method, Andy Florkowski of RCG architects and craftsman, sculptor and educator Carin Wilson – discuss New Zealand's identity and the role design plays in it, experience the excitement of the long-awaited Blunt Umbrella Experiment winner announcement, behold live painting from wunderkind Jake Feast, mingle with a cool crowd of sophisticated folks and more at The Design Event on Friday, May 18. 

Sam Ramlu, Carin Wilson and Andy Florkowski

It all kicks off at 5pm over at Generator in Auckland's Wynyard Quarter. Tickets are just $20, so think of it as trading a couple drinks for some awesome times.

Buy your tickets here.

(and if you haven't yet, check out our 2018 Design Issue, available online and at these purveyors of good taste)

Jake Feast

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