Welcome

We love to make stuff. It’s all about better than the last, more fun than the first and wondering what’s next. We are EightyOne, but we’re younger than we sound.

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Motion + Campaign

Gift a Safe Night

For most New Zealanders, when we need an escape we simply jump online and book a getaway. But for some of us that isn’t an option. Every night in this country, over 160 women and children are too afraid to stay at home because of family violence. Find out how we helped Women’s Refuge develop a radical new approach to fundraising.

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Brand + Campaign + Beyond

Child Poverty Monitor

Every child in Aotearoa New Zealand deserves to have the opportunity and support they need to live a good life. To make this a reality, big bold changes are needed. This included a big, bold refresh of the Child Poverty Monitor website and 2019 reporting collateral.

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Motion + Campaign

Have you seen this squirrel?

The launch of Fix & Fogg's Chocolate Hazelnut butter and Chocolate Almond butter created a bit of a stir in Wellington, home of the best nut butters. There was a lot of interest from one particular fan; a six foot tall, cheeky grey squirrel.

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Brand

Rugby World Cup 2019

We kicked off the 2019 Rugby World Cup in style with the concept of immersing two cultures together for NZ Rugby’s hosting of their VIP guests in Japan.

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Motion + Brand + Campaign

A power company you can love

Can you love a power company? With their service led, unique product offering and a ton of quirkiness, we suspect with Powershop, maybe you can.

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Team Talk Coasters

Unfortunately, mental health is a growing issue among Kiwi men, and we know that problems don’t seem quite so big if we share them.

We’ve teamed up with Movember to create a series of Team Talk Coasters that will raise money to help fund programmes aimed at tackling issues concerning men’s mental health.

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Motion

EightyOne Showreel

What's better than beautiful design? When it moves, that's what. Check out the highlights of our recent animation, motion graphics and videography here.

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Motion + Brand + Campaign

Awareness for Consumer

Consumer NZ identified a need to increase awareness around the diversity of their offering, and to speak to a younger demographic of discerning Kiwi consumers. What followed was digital-led campaign designed to surprise and engage with its audience.

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Support Women's Sport

Coverage of women’s sport in New Zealand is no laughing matter. We want to increase the profile of our female athletes and champion greater media coverage. If we’re serious about making change, let’s do it on a scale never seen before, like gaining the naming rights to the Basin Reserve.

An act like this requires your support, so please help us increase visibility for our women in sport and make a donation today.

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Motion + Brand + Campaign

The Wellington Effect

We worked with WellingtonNZ (WREDA) to create a campaign centred around the thought that Wellington inspires and invigorates all those who visit, making you feel young again. It suggests that a break in the Capital may be able to reverse the aging process; something we call The Wellington Effect.

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Brand + Campaign

Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year

This year, we couldn’t have been prouder to have worked behind the scenes, helping Kiwibank honour two very special individuals who have selflessly given their time, vision and creativity to make a positive impact within their communities and the country as a whole.

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Beyond

TrumpFace

TrumpFace is a display typeface designed by the team at EightyOne to commemorate the trials and tribulations of the 45th President of the United States of America.

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Motion + Brand + Campaign

Terracotta Warriors

How do you capture the breath-taking awe of the greatest archeological find of the 20th century? We worked closely with Te Papa and WREDA on this world-class opportunity – bringing the story of China’s first emperor to life.

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Play

Consume a sample of some fast paced creative eye candy here.