Sunday, December 4, 2011

Telecom OKTA ad - circa 2007-8

Agency: Y&R
Client: Liquorland
Creatives: Mike Mackinven, Greg Morrison
Creative Director: Vaughn Davis

Stumbled upon an old ad I worked on at Y&R, thought it was worth a post! We turned an outdoor lift into a mobile phone billboard.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Kindercare Table Talkers

Recently I illustrated/designed some Table Talkers for Kindercare Learning Centres. I'm really happy with how they came out! They're just a box of question cards that you keep on your coffee table to spark up conversations, good for those quiet/awkward times :)

Friday, August 19, 2011

Wine Buddy NZ

I have been working on a project which I hope to launch very soon!
Well, with luck it will be before the Rugby World Cup 2011... We'll see.

If you like Wine, good Wine and at a good price, follow Wine Buddy NZ on Twitter.
The website will be up soon, then an iPhone/Android app etc etc, watch this space!

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Wacom Sleeve

I just bought a Wacom Bamboo Fun Pen & Touch, but needed some kind of case/sleeve for transporting around. So my wife and I decided to make one from felt, this is just a prototype with a pocket for the USB cord so it won't scratch the tablet, and a slot for the pen to go in, which also acts as a 'bend restrictor' so the USB cable curves around it when the sleeve is closed. Otherwise the USB cable could bend/break with too much use.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Here's another website to add to my digital mix - - from when I was at Hot Mustard.

Friday, July 1, 2011

A retail fix!

Here's a few retail ads I done for La-Z-Boy Australasia. For me the objective was to create retail ads that actually had an idea in them, not just SALE SALE SALE. Sometimes an idea just wouldn't work, but the end result still sold couches!

Feel free to comment and let me know what you think.

Pick a Pair:

Leather Sale

Laid Back Summer Sale:

Boxing Week Bash:

3 Chairs 1 Price:

Weekend Sale:

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Apple - Illustrator Mesh Tool

Here's an Apple I made in Illustrator, a good example of how cool the mesh tool is.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


I'm currently looking for any freelance opportunities, if you are looking for someone short term who has a whole lot of ideas just waiting to be used, feel free to contact me -

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Hot Mustard Easter DM

Agency: Hot Mustard
Client: Hot Mustard
Art Director: Mike Mackinven
Creative Director: Jayson Houghton

To wish all our clients a Happy Easter, we sent out some slightly melted easter eggs. The eggs were custom made for us by Devonport Chocolates (, and yes they were delicimo!

Monday, February 28, 2011

Dectomax Drench DM

Agency: Hot Mustard
Client: Pfizer
Product: Dectomax Livestock Drench promotion
Art Director: Mike Mackinven
Creative Director: Jayson Houghton

This DM piece was sent out to Farmers in New Zealand. Recipients have the chance to win a Yamaha ATV and also receive other free goodies. The DM itself utilizes a unique perforation to open up the envelope, revealing the message.