Lime – Shifts Automatically!

May 26, 2007 | conversation

Meet Lime from Trek. It’s not a mountain bike or a road bike. It’s something inbetween and pitched at the commuter. About time! The seat lifts open so you can stash your stuff. It has 3 speeds and changes gear automatically, just pedal. You can add “ding” with accessories and there’s a version for him ...

Web Developer Wanted!

May 24, 2007 | news

Salt is looking for an experienced and talented Web Developer. You’ll work with our award winning design team to maintain existing websites and applications and help scope out and build new ones. HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, ACTIONSCRIPT. High profile clients. This is a great opportunity to work with an established and innovative interactive design agency. ...

Combine your passions

May 17, 2007 | conversation

In graphic design, as in many professions, the end result in the process can depend on the passion that goes into it. So why not combine more than one passion as Salt’s very own resident illustrator extraordinaire, Greg Hodgson has. Bringing together his passions for design, body boarding and his Adonis-like face, Greg is releasing ...

A Day In Time

May 16, 2007 | conversation

Some days as a designer are more interesting than others. Today during a rather interesting design debate over the history of san serif fonts I was amazed to learn that as a child our resident type genius Garth Lockett skipped in a one off display for the the queen of England as entertainment. Disbelieving I ...

New Magazine cover

May 14, 2007 | news


Here’s the new cover of New Zealand Trade and Enterprise’s business magazine ‘Bright’ we designed. Interesting story about many of the smaller local companies whose innovation has helped Team New Zealand make the semi-finals of the Louis Vuitton Cup. Out soon.

Salt_Design Exhibition 2007

May 11, 2007 | conversation

We’ve decided to have our first public exhibition of personal work available for sale. We’ll make a night of it and put on some drinks and food and all that other stuff you do at one of these things. We’re all very excited and working on pieces that fit outside our normal day to day ...

lo-fi DIY

May 7, 2007 | conversation

Having just completed my first piece of home demolition listening to my new 7″s from bands The Early Years and These New Puritans, I must pass on some advice I picked up along the way. If you’re going to knock out some Gib, remember to close the lid on your turntable.

A question of design.

May 4, 2007 | conversation

Design is often a contentious issue. However, the line between good and great design is usually drawn when the communication or object in question is held up for scrutiny. Take for example this early 1970′s photograph of a man on a girl’s bike. Was it a design decision that compelled this purchase, or something more ...