Recent Design Books
New Zealand Artist Database:
The New Zealand Artist Database is a guide to material held in Wellington City Libraries on New Zealand artists. At present that means mainly painters, photographers, sculptors, and mixed media and installation artists, but as the database is expanded craft artists, jewellers, potters and architects will gradually be included. The aim of the database is to be a useful resource for the general interested reader and students at secondary and tertiary levels... (more about the New Zealand Artist Database)
Lynda.com is a fantastic learning resource, providing free and unlimited access to over 3500 online tutorials and courses, including design software such as Corel and Illustrator.
Check out the Arts & Music area of mygateway.info for access to online design resources. Full-text versions of several design magazines are available through the Ebsco database, including Architectural Record, Computer Graphics World and Design Issues.
Check out Zinio (Art & Photo) for digital magazines which can be read on desktops, tablets and smartphones.
- Aa : Architecture Australia
- Architectural Record
- Architectural Review
- Architecture New Zealand
- Detail : review of architecture
- Eye : international review of graphic design
- Hauser (Germany)
- Houses New Zealand
- ID : International Design
- Landscape architecture
The library has a small collection of audiovisual material on designers and design themes. Look in the 'Doco' (Or documentary) section of the DVD collection, or try one of our catalogue quicksearch links below:Design DVDs | Architecture DVDs
This page is written and maintained by library staff. Our aim is to keep you informed about the design & architecture section of the library and to highlight parts of the collection which may interest you. We'd be pleased to hear from you about this page - please contact us with any feedback.