Chow:Hill proud sponsors of the Design Industry Breakfast at the 20th annual Spark International Festival of Music, Media Arts & Design.
Facilitated by Alan Deare of Area Design, Hamilton design industry professionals and students mingled over brunch while hearing from four inspiring creative directors, two of whom had previously graduated from Wintec, the host of the Festival.
Ant Donovan from Frost*Collective shared the story of one of his clients, OzHarvest. And the good they are doing rescuing food and nourishing our communities. Donovan explained the re-branding process that Frost*Collective worked through with OzHarvest and how it has contributed to the social enterprise's success. Check out their kiwi counterpart KiwiHarvest.
Paper Stone Scissors creative director, Emily Woollett, discussed and showed us the branding work they do for sleepwear giant, Peter Alexander.
Wintec Alumni Jeff Burch from CondeNast spoke on working in the magazine and publishing world in New York, including the recent rebrand of Vanity Fair.
To conclude we heard from Ryan Delaney, also a Wintec Alumni who is Creative Director and Founder of Overdose.Digital, a digital media agency, who have offices across the globe and work with some of the world's biggest brands from Fonterra, through to Air China.
The inspiration-filled morning was topped off with delicious food and great coffee made in-house at Mavis Made to Order located on the ground floor of Wintec House.
Photography Credit: Desmond Nielsen
August 21, 2018