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May the 4th be with you

author philippa

A lady doesn’t like to reveal her age. However, here at Alexander Rose, most of us are children of the 70′s/80′s and as such like to insert Star Wars references into our lives wherever we are able. So May the … Continue reading

Talk is cheap and invaluable

author philippa

Alexander Rose has recently been running focus groups for several of our clients. It’s been a great reminder to us to every now and then, to just breathe, take a step back, and actually talk to the people that really … Continue reading

Our thoughts are with Christchurch

author philippa

We’re shocked by the 6.3 earthquake that struck the city of Christchurch week. I was born in Christchurch. I can only begin to imagine how people are coping right now – especially those with young children and those that have … Continue reading

Design Heroes: Robin Day (1915 – 2010)

author philippa

We were saddened this week to learn that one of our all-time design heroes, Robin Day, passed away earlier this month. Maybe he couldn’t live without his recently departed – and every bit as exceptional – wife, Lucienne (we’ll dedicate … Continue reading

New work: Caffe L’affare gift box

author philippa

Arriving in plenty of time for Christmas, we’re thrilled with how these gift boxes have turned out. Alexander Rose designed these for one of the biggest fresh coffee companies in New Zealand, Caffe L’affare. Screen printed in 3 colours (black, … Continue reading

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