Reading and resources


Second Designers Speak (Up) hui/kai/mahi = poster screen-printing session / date tbc for January 2019 / contact us if keen to lend a hand

Alexis Hunter, Sexual Warfare / 23 Nov 2018–3 Feb 2019, Goldsmiths CCA, London


We knew we were making history / Alexis Hunter, TateShots / Born in New Zealand, artist Alexis Hunter moved to London in the 1970s. A painter and photographer who used feminist theory in her work, Hunter was politically active and deeply involved in the emerging British feminist scene.

Designers Speak (Up) launches directory of New Zealand women designers / Elly Strang, Idealog Magazine, October 2018

Vivian Lynn, Extricating Form: 1969-1984 / curated by Christina Barton, Bowerbank Ninow, September 12 – October 13, 2018

Reputations: Sheila Levrant de Bretteville / ‘Diversity and inclusiveness are our only hope. It is not possible to plaster everything over with clean elegance. Dirty architecture, fuzzy theory and dirty design must also be out there.’ / Interview by Ellen Lupton, Eye No 8 vol. 2, 1993

What would cities look like if they were designed by mothers? Christine Murray, The Guardian, August 2018

Equal Pay Starts with Transparency / Dr Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy, Newsroom, August 2018

Diversity & Inclusion: A Panel / Natasha Markham, A+W NZ, February 2018

The Bamboo Ceiling / ‘It can be hard to aspire to leadership when you can’t identify with anyone at the top. But that might just be changing’ / Fiona Young, Parlour, November 2017

The Real Issue is Access / Lynda Simmons, A+W NZ, October 2015


Aotearoa New Zealand

Architecture + Women • New Zealand
Best Design Awards
Design Assembly
Designers Institute of New Zealand
Designers Speak (Up) / Facebook
Directory of Women Designers
Ministry for Women
Ngā Aho
New Zealand Institute of Architects
The Pantograph Punch


Eye Magazine
Graphics UK Women
Invisible: Women in Australian Graphic Design
Parlour: women, equity, architecture
Women of Graphic Design

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Designers Speak (Up) hui/kai/mahi = poster screen-printing session / 10–4pm, AUT printmaking department, December 5th, 2018

Doubling Down with Double Denim Directors / workshop and talk with Anna Dean + Angela Meyer at Objectspace, Design Assembly, October 26, 2018

Diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand Design — what does it mean and why does it matter? / Design Assembly Spring Conversations, Auckland and Wellington, October 16, 2018

Taonga tuku Iho. Treasure handed down / a focus on indigenous ‘diversity weaving’, Desna Whaanga-Schollum, Keynote speaker, Artlands Australia, October 10, 2018

Public forum workshops x3 / Designers Institute of New Zealand, AKL: October 9, WGN: October 11, CHC: October 17, 2018