Designers find innovative solutions to material, social and ecological problems. We are creative, confident and contribute to change.
Immerse yourself in an innovative and supportive environment which allows you to engage in real-world projects, develop your individual voice as a designer and learn how to work in a design team. Take advantage of our strong international relationships, award-winning teaching expertise and first-rate facilities.
Why not consider Food Design? Apply design thinking principles in the production and delivery of food and beverage experiences. Food Design could lead to a career as a chef, artisan food producer, food writer, teacher, entrepreneur, promoter and much more!
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Prof Jane Venis' inaugural professorial event
You are warmly invited to join us at our upcoming professorial event:Title: Laughing Matter: Critiquing popular culture through the materiality of absurd obj...
Otago Polytechnic Design student wins Chroma award
Otago Polytechnic Design learner David Macdonald has won the Student Comic Category at the Chroma Art Awards 2019, a national competition for graphic artists he...
Fashion graduate excited to show at iD International Emerging Designer Awards
This is the story of a girl who just wanted pink hair. Or to be precise, this is a story about the woman behind the story of a girl who just wanted pink hair.Ot...
Fashion graduate set to leap into iD International Emerging Designer Awards
Doodling, dexterity and discipline inform the work of Otago Polytechnic Fashion Design graduate Phoebe Lee, one of more than 30 talented designers selected for...