Results, effect and a bit of bling.

We are focussing on effect and resolutely performance oriented which has over time resulted in a bit of bling for the trophy case. We’ve collected awards both nationally and internationally over the last 10+ years.

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20+ Best of Category (Gold)

An initiative of The Designer's Institute of New Zealand, The Best Design Awards is the annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product and interactive design.


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The Interaction Design Association based in New York USA, run the Interaction Awards (IXD Awards) anually to celebrate design thought leadership and innovation around the globe. Each year, the awards showcase how interaction design impacts and improves human lives around the globe.

DNA design and Immigration New Zealand are a finalist in 2017 with the Visa Gateway project in the Optimizing category.


Effect Awards

3 Gold and 1 Silver

The Best Effect Award measures the return on the design investment and the impact of that return on the organisation’s overall performance. DNA has partnered with several organsiations where design delivered has had a postive impact upon the organisation's performance: 

  • 2017 Immigration (Finalist)
  • 2014 BNZ You Money (Gold Pin) 
  • 2014 Private Flight Touchpoint Design (Silver)
  • 2013 Rinnai (Gold Pin)
  • 2012 Powershop (Gold Pin)

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9+ Graphis Identity Annuals

14+ Graphis Design Annuals

5+ Graphis Interactive Annuals 

4 Graphis Logo Annuals

8 Graphis Brand Annuals

5 Graphis Packaging Annuals

6 Graphis Promotion Annuals

Graphis is the international pubisher of books and magazines that recognise the best communication design, corporate identity, logos, packaging, photography and interactive. Each year Graphis invites leading professionals across the photography, illustration, and graphic design communities to be considered for inclusion in their annual books in each of these visual art fields.


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1 Webby + 2 Webby Nominee's

The Webby Awards are the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film and Video and Mobile. We have been recognised with Powershop, Icebreaker and ACC work.


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Black Pin (Best Awards)

Granted to an individual who has made a lasting and valuable contribution to the design profession and to design in general, the Black Pin was presented to Grenville Main at the 2013 Best Design Awards.


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Winner,  Colab Design and Creative Technology Support Award

The AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards celebrate excellence across ten diverse business support sectors ranging from technology and export support to not for profit, government and sales and marketing.

In 2017 DNA won the Colab Design and Creative Technology Support. We were also a finalist in the $5-20m Business Support category.

 


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3 Webby Honoree's

The Webby Awards are the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film and Video and Mobile. We have been recognised with honorees for our work with RGL Forensics, MBIE's Tenancy Services and WellingtonNZ.com.


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Creative Gold Category Winner

Winners of the Creative Gold category in 2014, we were recognised as leaders in the design industry and for deploying customer experience and design thinking to Wellington businesses.

 


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33+ Highly commended (Silver)

An initiative of The Designer's Institute of New Zealand, The Best Design Awards is the annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product and interactive design.


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1 In Book

D&AD has celebrated and nurtured outstanding work in design and advertising since 1962. Its Yellow Pencil's are recognised as a symbol of true creative achievement. The D&AD Annual showcases the very best work and continues to provide an unrivalled source of creative inspiration. 


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62+ Highly commended (Bronze)

An initiative of The Designer's Institute of New Zealand, The Best Design Awards is the annual showcase of excellence in graphic, spatial, product and interactive design.


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3 Onya Awards

The ONYA's celebrate those who design, develop and create New Zealand's best websites and applications. They're awards by the industry, for the industry.


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4 Annual Design Review Awards

I.D. was the oldest product design magazine in the America and its yearly design competition, the Annual Design Review, was the oldest and biggest design competition.


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1 Type Directors Club Award

The Type Directors Club of New York is an international organisation for people who are devoted to excellence in typography. The award for creative excellence in type design was awarded to Kris Sowersby for the Serrano typeface designed with us for BNZ.


awards other

1+ PRINZ award

4+ Design Down Under Awards

2 Tuanz: Best of category Awards

5+ Tuanz: Finalists

2 Netguide: Sites of the Year Awards