Mindset of Design 2022

Mindset of Design 2022

Coming back in 2023

Are you ready to explore the unobvious?

Mindset of Design is a celebration of human-centred design; a place for creative thinkers to come together to connect, create and get curious.


Immerse yourself to celebrate creative thinking with globally-renowned speakers and interactive experiences.

Get the full Mindset of Design experience with a festival pass or explore your way with our other pass options.

5 days
4 Masterclasses
20+ speakers


Audrea Topps-Harjo: A44 Games

Audrea Topps Harjo

A44 Games

MOD 2021 Keynote: Ben Johnston, from Josephmark

Ben Johnston


MOD 2022 Keynote: Carolyn Pearce

Carolyn Pearce


MOD 2022 Keynote: Chris Clay

Chris Clay

We Create Futures

MOD 2022 Keynote: Troy Innocent

Troy Innocent

RMIT University

MOD 2022 Keynote: Chris Jackson

Chris Jackson

We Create Futures

MOD 2022 Keynote: Chris Meade

Chris Meade


MOD 2022 keynote: Grant Verhoeven

Grant Verhoeven

Leadership and career consultant

Jade Tang-Taylor, keynote speaker from Innovation Unit

Jade tang-Taylor

Innovation Unit

MOD 2022 Keynote: Kadri Uljas, from VIVITA Aotearoa

Kadri Uljas


MOD 2022 keynote speaker: Katie Martin

Katie Martin

The Sensonauts

MOD keynote speaker Katy Grennier, CEO of Designing for Systems Innovation and Leadership

Katy Grennier

Designing for Systems Innovation and Leadership (DSIL Global)

MOD 2022 Keynote: Madeleine Taylor founder of People Skills Consulting

Madeleine Taylor

People Skills Consulting

MOD 2022 keynote: Matt Ellingsen from Kāpuhipuhi Wellington Uni Professional

Matt Ellingsen

Kāpuhipuhi Wellington Uni Professional

Keynote Speaker: Dr Mark Bradford of BeWeDō©

Dr Mark Bradford



Natasha Zimmerman


MOD 2022 Keynote: Nick Brown-Haysom

Nick Brown-Haysom


MOD 2022 Keynote: Raul Sarrot from Freshfish Studio

Raul Sarrot


MOD 2022 Keynote & Masterclass: Vashti Whitfield

Vashti Whitfield

The School of Life

Sam Ramlu, Keynote speaker from Method

Sam Ramlu

Method and M Theory


Stephen Cummings

The Atom Innovation Space

MOD 2022: Tom Brotherstone from Awhi

Tom Brotherstone

Awhi Yoga

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