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Prof Tony Parker Dip ID, MDes, MSCD, FDINZ

Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor, College of Creative Arts

CoCA - Research Office

Professional

Qualifications

  • Diploma Industrial Design - Wellington Polytechnic (1978)
  • Master of Industrial Design - Royal College of Art London (1984)
  • Member of the Chartered Society of Designers United Kingdom - Chartered Society of Designers (1985)
  • Fellow of The Designers Institute of Designers - The Designers Institute of New Zealand (2012)

Prizes and Awards

  • Gallagher S20 Solar Fence Energizer won a Gold award in the Export category and a Bronze Award in the Primary Industry Category in The 2016 New Zealand Plastics Industry Association Design Awards. This is a prestigious award that recognises significant work and provides further evidence of the quality of this research output. - The New Zealand Plastics Industry Association (2016)
  • Awarded The Massey University Research Medal Individual which is the highest award for research bestowed by Massey University (Honorary Degrees excluded). The University Research Medal may be awarded annually with a research grant of $20,000. The Individual Medal has been established in order to recognise outstanding research contributions in a particular discipline. The Individual Medal winner is selected from the recipients of The College Research Award Individual granted annually in each of the five Colleges of Business, Creative Arts, Health, Humanities and Social Sciences and Science, to recognise and promote research excellence. This individual medal is the first time a Design Researcher has been awarded this prestigious Individual Medal. - Massey University (2017)
  • Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Award, Product Non-Consumer Silver Award for Gallagheri Series M10,000i fence system. This award recognizes the quality of the design, its aesthetic resolution and innovation and provides further evidence of the impact of this research output. - Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards (2015)
  • Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Award, Product Non-Consumer Bronze Award for Gallagher S10 Portable Solar fence Energizer and S40 Portable Solar fence Energizer. This award recognizes the quality of the design, its aesthetic resolution and innovation and provides further evidence of the impact of these research outputs. - The Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards (2016)
  • Awarded a Black Pin by The Designers Institute of New Zealand the highest accolade conferred by the Institute. The Black Pin for Outstanding Achievement is awarded to the member of the Institute who has made a lasting and valuable contribution to the design profession and design culture in New Zealand. - The Designers Institute of New Zealand (2015)
  • Gallagher F4 Fence Controllers F41 and F42 won Platinum Awards in the Outdoor Perimeter Protection category of The Govies - the Government Security Awards at ISC West Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Security Today magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market and securitytoday.com, the preeminent editorial website for the security industry, announced the 2017 Platinum and Gold winners in The Govies Government Security Awards competition today. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2017 categories and named them winners using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity, and Impact in the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability. - The Govies Government Security Awards competition USA (2017)
  • Gallagher F3 Fence Controllers F31 and F32 won Platinum Awards in the Outdoor Perimeter Protection category of The Govies - the Government Security Awards at ISC West Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Security Today magazine, the only integrated product and technology magazine reaching the entire security market and securitytoday.com, the preeminent editorial website for the security industry, announced the 2016 Platinum and Gold winners in The Govies Government Security Awards competition today. The awards honor outstanding government security products in a variety of categories. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2016 categories and named them winners using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity, and Impact in the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability. - The Govies - the Government Security Awards at ISC West Las Vegas, Nevada USA. (2016)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Product Design
  • Vehicle Design
  • Design Research
  • Design drawing
  • Human Factors for Design
  • Product Brand Identity
  • Strategic Design
  • Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Design for desirability, use and experience

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Built Environment And Design (120000): Design History and Theory (120301): Design Innovation (120302): Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice (120303): Design Practice and Management (120300): Design Practice and Management not elsewhere classified (120399): Industrial Design (120305)

Keywords

  • Industrial Design
  • Product Design
  • Vehicle Design
  • Furniture Design
  • Design Research
  • Design drawing
  • Human Factors for Design
  • Product Brand Identity
  • Strategic Design
  • Innovation
  • Design Thinking
  • Design for desirability, use and experience

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 7

Research Outputs

Book

Goellner, M., Warell, A., Adank, R., Garrett, L., & Parker, T. (2011). Design for Desirability: A Collaborative Innovation-Initiative between New Zealand Design Academia and Industry. In A. Silva, & R. Simões (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Trends in Product Design and Development. (pp. 328 - 347). USA: Engineering Science Reference
[Chapter]Authored by: Adank, R., Garrett, L., Parker, A.
Archer, RH., Parker, AI., & Wood, B. (2009). Rural Landscape. In A. Emerson, & J. Rowarth (Eds.) Future Food Farming - New Zealand Inc. Meeting Tomorrow's Markets. (pp. 83 - 88). Wellington, NZ: NZX Ltd
[Chapter]Authored by: Archer, R., Parker, A.

Creative Work

Parker, AI. (2017). S100 Portable Solar Fence Energizer. Injection moulded plastics. 355W x 310H x 205D.. Hamilton New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Security Product Development Team, . (2016). T21 PIV Reader. Injection moulded plastic enclosure. 232H x 96W x 30D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Security Product Development Team, . (2016). T15 Reader. Injection moulded plastic enclosure. 139H x 44W x 23D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., Gallagher Security Product Development Team, ., & MWDesign, . (2016). F42 Fence Controller. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., Gallagher Security Product Development Team, ., & MWDesign, . (2016). F41 Fence Controller. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., Gallagher Security Product Development Team, ., & MWDesign, . (2016). F31, F32, F41, F42 Fence Controller Series. Injection moulded plastic enclosure. 340W x 255H x 120D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., Gallagher Security Product Development Team, ., & MWDesign, . (2016). F31 Fence Controller. Hamilton New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team, . (2016). S40 Solar Fence Energizer. Injection moulded plastic. 305W x 275H x 205D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team, . (2016). S10, S16, S20 Solar Fence Energizer. Injection moulded plastic. 245H x170D x W. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team, . (2016). Gallagher S16 Portable Solar Fence Energizer. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team, . (2015). Gallagher S10 Portable Solar Fence Energizer. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team, . (2015). Gallagher M10,000i Permanent Electric Fence Energizer. Injection moulded plastic enclosure. 430W x 310H x 140D.. H: G
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher product development team, . (2014). Gallagher Smart Fence 2. Injection moulded plastic frame, posts and reel enclosure, metal inserts, 4 strand poly wire. 900H x 100M fully extended.. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher product development team, . (2014). Gallagher Ring Top portable electric fence post. Injection moulded plastic with galvanized steel wire insert. 850 or 728H x 65D x 25W.. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher product development team, . (2014). Gallagher M5800i permanent electric Fence Energizer.. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher product development team, . (2014). Gallagher HR5 portable hand held electronic identification animal tag reader and data collection device. Injection moulded plastics enclosure with over-moulded synthetic rubber grip sections. 680L x 215H x 85W.. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team, . (2013). Gallagher T20 Terminal Protective Cover. H: Ga
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.Contributed to by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher product development team., . (2013). Gallagher Security T20 access control card plus personal identification number terminal and system management gateway device. Injection moulded plastic over-moulded enclosure. 179.5H x 95.7W x 23D.. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Group, . (2013). Gallagher HR4 portable hand held electronic identification animal tag reader and data collection device. Injection moulded plastics enclosure with over-moulded synthetic rubber grip sections. 680L x 215H x 85W.. Hamilton, New Zealand
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team., . (2012). Gallagher Multi Strand Electric Tape Gate. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team., . (2012). Gallagher iSeries Fence Engergizer System: Energizer Remote and Fault Finder. Injection moulded plastic with over moulded synthetic rubber grip sections. 162L x 70W x 40D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team., . (2012). Gallagher iSeries Fence Energizer System: Fence Monitor. Injection moulded plastic enclosure. 185H x 110W x 50D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI., & Gallagher Product Development Team., . (2012). Gallagher M2800i Permanent Electric Fence Energizer System. Injection moulded plastic enclosure. 345W x 220H x 90D.. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2012). Gallagher iSeries Fence Engergizer System: M1800i: Energizer G30410. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2011). Gallagher iSeries Fence Energizer Systems: M1200i Energizer G30310. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2011). Gallagher T Series Access Control Readers: T10. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Group Limited
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2010). Gallagher T Series Access Control Readers: T11/T12 Vandal Cover. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2010). Gallagher T Series Access Control Readers: T10 Vandal Cover. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2010). Gallagher T Series Access Control Readers: T12. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2010). Gallagher T Series Access Control Readers: T11. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Security
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2010). Gallagher Sheep Auto Drafter. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2009). Gallagher Smart Fence. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2009). The Hulme Can Am Supercar. : Hulme Supercars Limited
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2009). Gallagher The Wrangler 110 Volt Fence Energizer. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2009). Gallagher Rustler 110 Volt Electric Fence Energizer. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2009). Gallagher PowerPlus M120 Energizer. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2009). Gallagher PowerPlus M50. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2009). Gallagher YardMaster 110 Volt Electric Fence Energizer. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2008). Gallagher SmartTSi. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2007). SmartReader HR3. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2007). SmartReader HR1. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2006). Gallagher Powerplus B40. Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2006). Gallagher Electric Fence Energizer Powerplus B50 (9/12V). Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, T. (2006). Gallagher Electric Fence Energizer Powerplus BX50 (9/12V). Hamilton, New Zealand: Gallagher Animal Management Systems
[Design]Authored by: Parker, A.

IP

Parker, AI.(2011). . NZ2010000028: European Patent Office: Fencing system
[Patent]Authored by: Parker, A.

Conference

Goellner, M., Garrett, LK., Parker, AI., Adank, RG., & Warell, A. (2009). Design for desirability: An innovation-focused research collaboration between academia and industry. International Association of Societies of Design Research Conference: Design, Rigour & Relevance. (pp. 2909 - 2919). Korea
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Adank, R., Garrett, L., Parker, A.
Goellner, M., Garrett, LK., Parker, AI., Adank, RG., & Warell, A. (2009). Design for desirability: An innovation-focused research collaboration between academia and industry. In International Association of Societies of Design Research: Design, Rigour & Relevance(pp. 207 - 207). , International Association of Societies of Design Research 2009: Korean Society of Design Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Adank, R., Garrett, L., Parker, A.
Warell, A., Adank, RG., Garrett, LK., Goellner, M., & Parker, AI. (2008). Design for desirability: perceptions and implications in New Zealand export industry. 15th International Product Development Management Conference. (pp. 1 - 12).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Adank, R., Garrett, L., Parker, A.
Warrell, A., Adank, RG., Parker, AI., & Goellner, M. (2008, June). Design for desirability: Perceptions and implications in new Zealand export industry. Presented at European institute for advanced studies in management (EIASM) 15th international product development management conference. Hamburg Germany.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Adank, R., Parker, A.
Warrell, A., Adank, RG., Garrett, LK., Goellner, M., & Parker, AI.(2008). Design for desirability: Factors mindsets and practices in New Zealand export industry. . Hamburg Germany
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Garrett, L., Parker, A.

Other

Adank, RG., Low, K., Parker, AI., & Honger, J. (2008). Tait Radio Communications - Developing a Design Philosphy. Affect - the centre for affective design research
[Other]Authored by: Adank, R., Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2006, December). AFFECT, The Centre for Affective Product Design: Industrial design for Gallagher Animal Management Systems. In Industrial Design Industry Consultation Forum. Presented at Hamilton, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2006, September). Solar electric fence energiser S50. In Dulux BeST Design Awards Exhibition: Wellington BeST Designers Speak. Presented at Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI. (2006, October). The Hulme Supercar design development. In School of Design (postgraduate design students). Presented at Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, TI. (2004). Hulme.F1 Champion 1967. (pp. 44 - 49).
[Other]Authored by: Parker, A.
Parker, AI.Think Global, practice local: An Antipodean Perspective.. In Northumbria University School of Design.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Parker, A.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

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