A love of all things pineapple

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A love of all things pineapple

It seems anything can be an object of desire these days and a type of fruit is no exception. Everywhere you look these days you will find various renditions of pineapples popping up in homeware and fashion stores, interior design articles and pop culture in general. Being a fairly familiar object these days it’s interesting […]

The legendary Hasselblad camera

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in News | No Comments
The legendary Hasselblad camera

We recently had the pleasure of photographing this legendary Hasselblad 500 ELX camera for a client of ours. What a retro beauty she is!

Great Gatsby review

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in News | No Comments
Great Gatsby review

Some have said Movie of the Year, others such as Vogue have dedicated whole magazine spreads to the theme – but how did the movie live up in the eyes of Ultimo harsh critics ? Perhaps slightly biased as a lover of all things 1920’s I happily raced down to the Cinema on the first […]

Our designers descend on Semi-Permanent

Posted by on Jun 9, 2013 in Design, News | No Comments
Our designers descend on Semi-Permanent

What a great couple of days we’ve just had at Semi-Permanent. Almost 16 hours immersed amongst the world’s finest creatives and we were saturated with inspiration. An overall theme of the idea of collaboration was prominent throughout both days, as well as needing to overcome ones fear of failure if you want to get ahead […]

Review of The Blue Breeze Inn

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | No Comments
Review of The Blue Breeze Inn

With the Viva Review in at a whopping 9/10 I felt the need for a review from Ultimo. Grabbing my girlfriend and bracing the cold we hurried up the road to Ponsonby Central. As part of the new development this restaurant is currently bustling and we didn’t even think we would get a table with […]

Ultimo team hits up Semi Permanent

Posted by on Jun 1, 2013 in Design, News, Uncategorized | No Comments
Ultimo team hits up Semi Permanent

This week we have sent two of our most senior designers along to Semi-Permanent Creative Festival – a week long celebration of all things design, featuring – Graphic Design, Film, Art, Illustration, Web Design, Photography, Visual Effects, Animation, Graffiti, Motion Graphics, and Stop Motion. Our designers explored the diverse and exciting world of design and […]

Ultimo battle of the sexes for the social media title

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Ultimo battle of the sexes for the social media title

We’ve all heard the saying – Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus – the age old battle of the sexes is nothing new. We have been in a constant debate about wages, politics and power since the beginning of time. However, when it comes down to Social Media the conclusion is pretty much the […]

Fellow Instagram fans…

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Design, News | No Comments
Fellow Instagram fans…

Listen out fellow instagram fans…for more instant gratification our social network sites will be getting some help from Polaroid. Early next year you will be able to buy a Polaroid-branded instant digital camera that will let you shoot photos, apply Instagram filters, share them on Facebook and Instagram, and print your snapshot on Polaroid-style paper. […]

Fashion goes viral

Posted by on May 1, 2013 in Articles | No Comments
Fashion goes viral

Anyone who’s anyone is now carefully placing their brand on the global radar with instant online marketing. Fashion has been the market leader in Social Media due to its fast paced and cut throat nature, always forecasting future trends and the next big thing – a hunger to be ahead of the pack. Last year […]

Hard copy vs digital

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Articles | No Comments

Information and media are not digested in a singularly popular form these days. The way brands market, the way consumers engage and the way we communicate with each other in our daily lives is evolving at a rate never seen before in human history. How is a communication mechanism invented in the 1400’s still relevant […]