Now’s the time.

Have you got a project idea sitting idle? Now might be the time to go for it.. Typically during a recession as companies tighten their belts the first budgets to get the chop are marketing, innovation and new product development. New Zealand is approaching a recession with the pinch already being felt across the industry…


BUDGET 2020. The NZ Government has just announced $230 million for encouraging entrepreneurship and "risk-taking". This includes $150 million to provide loans to R&D intensive businesses, with a cap of up to $100,000. The scheme will be up and running by early June, with details still to come on the loan interest rates, which are…

Celebrating 25 Years

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS From our humble beginnings in 1995, Formworks have grown into one of New Zealand’s leading industrial design studios. Now in our 25th year, we thought we'd share a selection of projects, condensed into 60 seconds.    

Waitangi Weekend

Kiwis, take the time this weekend to stop and remember just how lucky we are to live in this wonderful country we call home. Enjoy the long weekend New Zealand.


Nice seeing these in the chillers and supermarkets throughout NZ. We helped out Dow Design with the 3D CAD modelling for these new Mizone bottles.

The Innovation Issue

Opened the new Idealog magazine this morning and two products we worked on picked up awards at the 2016 NZ Innovation Awards. Aranz Medical (FastSCAN 2) picking up the Bayer Supreme New Zealand Innovation & Innovation in Technology Solutions awards. Stormwater 360 picking up the Innovation in Sustainability & Cleantech award. It's always rewarding to…