HGB Blog


Danielle's design tips from Semi Permanent

Posted by Danielle Carden on Aug 29, 2017 9:27:23 AM

International design event, Semi Permanent, has become a regular fixture on the HGB design team’s calendar. Designer, Danielle Carden, reflects on the trends from this year’s conference in Auckland.

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Posted by Danielle Carden on Feb 2, 2017 11:46:39 AM

To me there is nothing better than spending a weekend at an arts festival, combining my love of arts and design with my appetite for events, travel and meeting likeminded people.

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Getting creative: how to choose the right tone of voice for your creative pitch

Posted by Kylie Harcourt on Aug 17, 2016 1:12:38 PM

HGB’s creative director, Kylie Harcourt has an enviable track record when it comes to putting together a winning pitch. She explains the three different tones of voice she uses and how to pick the right one.

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Catherine’s top five design events

Posted by Catherine Rolfe on Jun 30, 2016 3:41:22 PM

Rug up warm and head out to some of the hottest design events being held in New Zealand over the next couple of months. HGB’s design and inbound consultant, Catherine, says these ones shouldn’t be missed.

Here at HGB, our design team loves to see and hear about new creative ideas and with the Spark Festival about to kick off on our doorstep, our design and inbound consultant, Catherine rounds up a few design events that might inspire you.

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Top 10 design accounts to follow on Instagram

Posted by Catherine Rolfe on May 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Looking for some design inspiration? Catherine, our design and inbound consultant, shares her go to design accounts on Instagram.

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6 Savvy Design Tips for 2016

Posted by Caz Hopkins on Mar 1, 2016 11:56:36 AM

HGB’s senior designer, Caz Hopkins, shares her predictions for this year’s design trends.

As a brand, you need to be relevant. That requires paying close attention to the ever changing trends of design, both on and offline.

Why is this important even if you’re not a designer?

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