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Wildbase Recovery Centre, designed by Open Lab and Massey University staff.
The design of Wildbase Recovery Centre, a children’s TV show and a customisable bike are some of more than 50 projects by Massey University College of Creative Arts students, staff and graduates that are finalists in this year’s Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards.
The Best Awards is an annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product, interactive and motion design.
College of Creative Arts Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Industrial Design Tony Parker says the results highlight the creativity and excellence of work coming from college’s three schools of design, fine arts and music and creative media production.
“We are immensely proud of all our staff, students and graduates whose work has been recognised as among the best design in New Zealand. The College of Creative Arts is New Zealand’s leading provider of creative arts education and we are thrilled to have so many of our people acknowledged for their world-class output.”
Visit the Best Awards website to view the finalists work.
The winners of the Best Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Auckland on October 4.
Kelsey Gee's The Kea Project.
Spirit sports car – Ash Sisson
People-Centred Passport Control – Daniel Philip
CORTEC trail helmet – Daniel Wilkinson
Surfing the Crimson Wave - The Alleviare – Emma Thornton
ReKAI – Jessica Lo
Swarmstorm – Liam Brankin
Hide and Seek – Rebekah Paul
Elavo – Sophie Martins
Nib –Sophie Lemaire-Sicre
CLICK- William Cook
Ohm – Elizabeth Cassels, Shubham Ghanatha and Leslie Meadows
Memoirs of a Glacier – Bradley Smith
Please Do Touch – Brittany Rustbatch
BOU Bike – Sian Hosking-Berge
Student Moving Image
Starting Small – Anna Wallace
Being Human – Emilia Gribbin and Grace Mirams
Lance, What Have You Done? – Christopher Chalmers
Raspberry and Coke – Alice Toomer and Francesca Sewell
Kiwis Can Fly – Courtney Gilbert, Joshua Tong, Caillan McCrostie, Kyle Phan, Tom Zhang and Andrew Peek
Inhabit – Josiah Watson, Joshua Faisandier, Jeremy Hooper, Joanna Randall and Jacob Randall
Student Public Good
#Adulting – Averil Laird
The Kea Project – Kelsey Gee
Cahoot – Kristen Mabey
Amana – Maryam Alhaseny
Ora – Rachel Bolt and Katie McKenzie
Beauty for Good – Kate Bennett and Beth McPhail
Post Suss – Padraig Simpson, Mimi Seagar, Briar Walker and Annalise Russell
Sussed – Briar Bayler, Nicholas Lealand, Leeland Johnson and Rosie Chote
Seeing Sounds – Briar Bayler
Insight – Hannah Williams-Stewart
Gallary – Trent Kokich
Student Ngā Aho
The Big Book of Māori Sounds – Christina Kirk Wilson
A Designer's intro to te ao Māori – Kahu Jakicevich
Free Wi-Fi – Dexter Smith Murray
Grey Pages – Giordano Zatta
Ad Hoc Wizdum – Harry Pickernell
The Face Thief – Maeva de Graaf
Frozen images – HsinYi Michelle Huang
Doppelganger – Shona Macleod
Sammie – Sonia Mijatov
Objection – Georgie Andrews and Mimi Seagar
The Lost Town of Lyell – Freya Wyeth
All is Welly – Liam Collinson, Briar Sheerin, James Weeks, Jared Thompson, Spring Ej and Thomas Field
Te Papakāinga o ngā Kuaka – Libby White
Rona’s Journey – Jenny Moon, Lily Kelt and Abbey Yeoman
Shining a light on Mary Jane: Chronicles of untold tales – Hennessy Kear
Please Do Touch – Brittany Rustbatch
Ngā Aho, Public Good, User Experience and Product – Designed Objects
Central Energy Trust Wildbase Recovery – Tanya Marriott and Stuart Foster, with Open Lab team Michael Kelly, Connah Hazelwood, Adrienne Potts, Jennah Rasmussen, Bo Moore, Chaz McManus, Alex Love, Laya Mutton-Rogers, Kezia Tubbs, Taylor Wickman, Denzelle Marcovicci and Harry Brown
Ngā Aho Award
Mana Moana – Rachael Rakena, Mike Bridgman, Louise Potiki Bryant, Karlo Mila, Johnson Witehira, Robyn Kahukiwa, and Warren Maxwell
Spatial - Exhibition and Temporary Structures
Return to Skyland – Kerry Ann Lee
Children’s Holocaust Memorial – Matthijs Siljee with Mission Hall
Product - Non-Consumer
MBS800 Series Multi Powered Fence Energizer – Tony Parker
The Lost Town of Lyell by Freya Wyeth.
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