Event Archive — 2016

Best of the Best Designers Speak® — Auckland (2)

The Best Design Awards are a major feature of the local design calendar and some of last year's winners are touring the country to offer first-hand insights into their projects.

Syrp—Chris Thomson

Magic Carpet

At Syrp, they are all about helping film makers tell amazing stories through better films. Telling stories through film is a key part of sharing journeys, understanding diversity, and spreading life's amusements. Syrp's passion lies with the films their products help make, and their goal is to design products that barely exist

Method Ltd—Steven Korner

Method Recycling Bins

Method has provided a unique open-plan recycling system that engages users to make a conscious decision on how to sort their waste and addresses the needs of professional offices. While understanding aesthetics and convenience, this product also helps organisations proudly promote their environmental policy in the workspace.

Bobux International—Andrew Sharp

Bobux Blaze

The Bobux Blaze is Bobux's most advanced shoe yet, designed for toddlers and preschoolers in the EU22-29 size range. They wanted to expand on the innovative thinking, which brought the Bobux Xplorer in 2014. By going back to square one- how are kids actually using their shoes? How did Bobux improve on the current market offering?

Pacific Helmets—Sam Milsom

F10 MKV Firefighters Helmet

The F10 MKV structural firefighting helmet addresses the issues that firefighters around the world have with their PPE (personal protective equipment) - weight and comfort. Pacific Helmet's took a different approach.

The F10 MKV is currently certified to AS and NFPA standards for New Zealand, Australia and North America, with certification testing complete and pending for the European market, making this the first fire helmet in the world to be certified to all major firefighting helmet standards.