Designday 2015: Collaborations and venues revealed!

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Designday guests.

Designday guests. Image: Matt Hunt

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Designday guests at MINI Garage.

Designday guests at MINI Garage. Image: Matt Hunt

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Guests enjoy great coffee from Caffé L'affare.

Guests enjoy great coffee from Caffé L’affare. Image: Matt Hunt

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Emcee Jon Bridges welcomes guests to MINI Garage.

Emcee Jon Bridges welcomes guests to MINI Garage. Image: Matt Hunt

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Bob Kerridge, executive director SPCA, unveils the designer doghouses.

Bob Kerridge, executive director SPCA, unveils the designer doghouses. Image: Matt Hunt

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Designer Doghouses.

Designer Doghouses. Image: Matt Hunt

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Designday guests.

Designday guests. Image: Matt Hunt

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Jo Duggan of Resene (Designday Presenting Partner).

Jo Duggan of Resene (Designday Presenting Partner). Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Mel Lee, Fly; Brett Waudby, MINI NZ; Nina Englert, MD BMW NZ; Johnny Highton, MINI Garage; Johnson McKay, Fly and Simonne Mearns, MINI marketing manager.

Left to right: Mel Lee, Fly; Brett Waudby, MINI NZ; Nina Englert, MD BMW NZ; Johnny Highton, MINI Garage; Johnson McKay, Fly and Simonne Mearns, MINI marketing manager. Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Simon Pound, Ingrid Starnes and Heather Ogden-Handa (ECC).

Left to right: Simon Pound, Ingrid Starnes and Heather Ogden-Handa (ECC). Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Emcee Jon Bridges with Andrew Turley of Microsoft.

Left to right: Emcee Jon Bridges with Andrew Turley of Microsoft. Image: Matt Hunt

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Ingrid Starnes and Simon Pound.

Ingrid Starnes and Simon Pound. Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Antonia Lapwood, Hannah Steenson and Alexander Sacha Milojevic  (four/two/one).

Left to right: Antonia Lapwood, Hannah Steenson and Alexander Sacha Milojevic (four/two/one). Image: Matt Hunt

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Sophie Hallwright and Brett Jenkins of Super Turf.

Sophie Hallwright and Brett Jenkins of Super Turf. Image: Matt Hunt

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Bubbles to start the morning.

Bubbles to start the morning. Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Tony Moore (Europlan) , Alan Bunce (Kada) and Federico Monsalve (editor <em>Urbis</em> and <em>Interior</em>)

Left to right: Tony Moore (Europlan) , Alan Bunce (Kada) and Federico Monsalve (editor Urbis and Interior) Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Lucy Harris and Juliana Reesby of UFL with Mary Jane Copeland of Textilia.

Left to right: Lucy Harris and Juliana Reesby of UFL with Mary Jane Copeland of Textilia. Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Jade Bentley (Art Associates) and Hamish Kofoed (Methven).

Left to right: Jade Bentley (Art Associates) and Hamish Kofoed (Methven). Image: Matt Hunt

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Bob Kerridge and Jon Bridges.

Bob Kerridge and Jon Bridges. Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Becks Searle and Chris Stevens of ctrl Space. Jeremy Robertshaw and Mindy Wigglesworth of Autex.

Left to right: Becks Searle and Chris Stevens of ctrl Space. Jeremy Robertshaw and Mindy Wigglesworth of Autex. Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Angelina Farry (Starseed), Natalie MacGregor(MINI Garage) and Randy Manicks (Starseed).

Left to right: Angelina Farry (Starseed), Natalie MacGregor(MINI Garage) and Randy Manicks (Starseed). Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Peta Drayton, Madeline Sharp (Context Architects).

Left to right: Peta Drayton, Madeline Sharp (Context Architects). Image: Matt Hunt

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Left to right: Beth Richmond (Artisan Flooring), Catie Wilkinson (James Dunlop Textiles), Celia (James Dunlop Textiles), Parul Sheopuri (MD AGM Publishing)

Left to right: Beth Richmond (Artisan Flooring), Catie Wilkinson (James Dunlop Textiles), Celia (James Dunlop Textiles), Parul Sheopuri (MD AGM Publishing) Image: Matt Hunt

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Yvette Collins and Jo Duggan of Resene.

Yvette Collins and Jo Duggan of Resene. Image: Matt Hunt

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Joanna Hoeft and Valeria Carbonaro of Studio Italia.

Joanna Hoeft and Valeria Carbonaro of Studio Italia. Image: Matt Hunt

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Photographer Bas van Est and AGM Publishing's Danny Herbert.

Photographer Bas van Est and AGM Publishing’s Danny Herbert. Image: Matt Hunt

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The line-up of showrooms and creative partners for Designday Pro and Urbis Designday were revealed at an exclusive champagne breakfast held at MINI Garage on 25 February. 

More than 100 design industry professionals gathered for the grand reveal, hosted by media personality Jon Bridges. For this year’s event, a range of designers, artists and showrooms will inspire, entertain and educate on Friday 20 March and Saturday 21 March.

The collaborations and venues for 2015 are (drum roll, please)…

Friday 20 March:

  • Artisan Flooring + Microsoft Surface + BMD
  •  James Dunlop Textiles + WGSN
  • Resene + Four/Two/One
  • INZIDE Commercial + Context Architects
  • Blum New Zealand
  • Autex + ctrl space
  • Methven + Eucalyptus Design
  • Coroma + Revie
  • Studio Italia + Hye Rim Lee
  • ECC + Xanthe White + Ingrid Starnes
  • BoConcept + Think & Shift
  • Luxaflex at Lahood Window Furnishings
  • MINI + Fly
  • Backhouse Interiors
  • UFL Group in association with Textilia at Work
  • IMO
  • Kada Commercial Furniture
  • Haworth by European Group
  • WorkScape 

Saturday 21 March:

  • Artisan Flooring + Microsoft Surface + BMD
  • James Dunlop Textiles + WGSN
  • Resene + Four/Two/One
  • INZIDE Commercial + Context Architects
  • Blum New Zealand
  • Autex + ctrl space
  • Methven + Eucalyptus Design
  • Coroma + Revie
  • Studio Italia + Hye Rim Lee
  • ECC + Xanthe White + Ingrid Starnes
  • BoConcept + Think & Shift
  • MINI + Fly
  • IMO
  • DeLonghi Group - DeLonghi, Kenwood, Braun

DesigndayPro: Friday, 20 March. 10am - 9pm with free transportation from 4pm onwards for registered accredited design professionals.  Professionals can register here.

Urbis Designday: Saturday, 21 March. 10am - 5pm with free all-day transportation for pass-holders. Passes can be bought from Eventfinder.


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