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

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.    

Covid-19

Unite Against COVID-19 As all New Zealanders unite in the fight against the spread of Covid-19, Formworks will be away from the studio and working remotely from our homes. Please know that we continue to work as usual, but we are just doing so from a different location! If you have any enquiries, whether it…

Welcome to the Team

Our team has expanded to bring on board the best design talent we could find. Jon Parlby - After immigrating from the UK, Jon joined the team at the end of 2018. As one of our Senior Designers, he oversees large projects along with new client introductions and project scoping. Jon comes from a diverse…

Our Global Reach

Distance isn't an issue. We might be based at the bottom of the world, but our work reaches across the globe. We frequently travel abroad to meet clients, participate in design workshops, brief manufacturing partners and oversee production + fitout. We are currently working on projects across New Zealand, as well as Australia, China, Japan,…