Personal projects
Work completed during my 9–5

Editorial


Japan itinerary

After hearing about the plethora of stamps available in Japan, I was inspired to use my skills to create a personalised itinerary for a recent trip to Tokyo and Osaka. This itinerary was to be the home for the beautiful stamps and souvenirs I collected while overseas.


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Editorial


WIP The Opua – The History of a Ship for Many Years a Landmark on the Wairarapa Coast

In 1926 the Opua wrecked along the Tora Coast just outside of Wellington. "The Opua" was a record of the events that, for many years, was a landmark on the Wairarapa Coast. First published by Peter Deller over 60 years ago, it is now a restoration project for Katie Deller and I to republish once again.


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Game & Illustration


Home

While the creation of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) has good intentions, one unintended consequence of this scheme was the perception of easy money by lifestyle farmers. Home was created as a way to visualise the complex rules, roles and obligations for would-be participants.


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Editorial & Infographic


Miscellaneous Reports

Throughout my time working at the Ministry for Primary Industries, I have designed various reports to communicate the stories of the people of New Zealand. If you would like to see more of any of these projects please get in touch.


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Editorial & Infographic


Ministry for Primary Industries Annual Report 2018/19 and 2019/20

Taking on the Ministry for Primary Industries Annual Report was an opportunity to push the organisation branding in a new, modern direction. This project involved creating the layout as well as infographics and illustrations as required. See the full 2018/19 report or 2019/20 report.


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Print & Illustration


Have you Herd?

As part of the latest set of animal welfare regulations to be released, I lead the creation of a full suite of animal welfare collateral from ideation through to design, development, illustration and implementation. Other collateral included posters, social media, and videos.


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Yes, I'm a Senior Business Analyst but

I'm a Visual Communication Designer by experience. How I became a senior BA is anybody's guess, but clearly there is value in someone who is able to analyse crazy government ideas and translate them into visuals for anyone to understand.

Get in touch if you also have crazy ideas that need translating.


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Say hi 👋

kiaora@calvinlai.design