Off Grid 17 was held in February 2017 in various venues in Wellington – not a lecture theatre in sight! We had a repeat a year later with Off Grid 18.
Off Grid was a different kind of design conference, where participants were invited to explore and discover what experiential design is, or can be, through a series of curated talks, events and experiences in diverse locations. Stopover events were held in Sydney, and Brisbane, Auckland and Christchurch.
Off Grid 17 was organised on a shoestring by theme: The Experiential City, which, Johannes Bay and I, under the umbrella. This article on the gives a great rundown of the 2017 event. In 2018, Nick and I took up the reins again with a
I have to say Off-Grid 17 is one of the best trips I’ve had for a design conference