studio catherine griffiths









05 a corporate world


exhibition: A bespoke display system for New Zealand Institute of Architects

exhibition: Point of Distance
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014 submission

exhibition: Diverse Practice
School of Architecture, VUW

exhibition: ParlourLIVE!
Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 submission

film: Making Waves with 20...

id: Athfield Architects
id: KAREN Network
id: KTA
id: Logan Studio
id: The Oxygen Group
id: Parlour
id: Sharon Jansen Architect
id: Stevens Lawson Architects

online: Interstices Journal

print: A+W•NZ
print: BRAIN magazine, JP
print: Desktop magazine, AU
print: Adam Art Gallery
print: Kristy Gorman
print: Creative New Zealand
print: TypeSHED11

poster: A+W•NZ
poster: A Cadavre Exquis, TS11
poster: Fête du Graphisme 2015
poster: Blue Oyster Art Space
poster: Like This, Like Us
poster: Man-Made
poster: Salted:Singlet
poster: Things That Move Me
poster: Wonder-Land
poster: Window

wayfinding: Athfield Architect
wayfinding: Distance Markers
wayfinding: Fran Wilde Walk


Logo and visual identity for The Oxygen Group

client: Ministry of Research, Science + Technology

Formed in 2005, The Oxygen Group is a forum of bright, younger scientists who are among the emerging leaders in New Zealand’s science sector.

Having designed the visual identity and brand for MoRST, I was engaged to participate at strategic level on the team with The Oxygen Group. The resulting design and typography work included the usual stationery requirements, presentation slides, online material, and publication design.

In 2010, The Oxygen Group Story was published five years after its formation. The wiro-bound A5 book was presented to CEO of MoRST, Helen Anderson, in part as acknowledgement of her influence at the helm of MoRST, and in part as a record of a moment in time.

One of the flagship projects by The Oxygen Group was Runninghot!, an annual conference that investigates approaches for an engaged, connected, multidisciplinary, wise science for the future. The first conference, ‘Running Hot! Science in New Zealand’ was held in 2006. The design package included the visual id, usual stationery items, banners both online and physical, and the conference book.

Typefaces used: Bryant (Eric Olson, Process Type Foundry); Mrs Eaves (Zuzana Licko, Emigre); Galaxie Cassiopeia (Chester Jenkins, Village)

related links

logo: Runninghot!
logo: MoRST
film: Making Waves ...
read: NZ’s Brightest Sparks Tackle The Burning Issues

2000s selected

Athfield Architects
REANNZ Research & Education Advanced Network New Zealand
The Oxygen Group

1990s selected/archived

Creative New Zealand
Victoria University
Wools of New Zealand


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