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We are a product design studio that make high-end recycled products.

3d Printing test using a Ultimaker

Our Studio

Utilize Studios developed from our passion to create with low impacts on the natural environment.

As an independent product design studio, we aim to help improve the use of discarded materials through strategy, innovation and design.

Brands we have worked with.

Sanford.

Air New Zealand.

Fonterra.

NZMACI

Work

We've worked with a collection of leading brands around New Zealand to help research, identify and design new products using their unique waste streams.

Tile Art
Lustrous Lights
The Scale Chair
Digitally Crafted Baskets

"Working with Matthew presented a new recycling stream opportunity for our plastic waste. Through his research, we learnt our used buoys, ropes and fishing nets could evolve within a circular system and be upcycled into 3D printed products."

- Kevin Guthrie, Environmental Management Co-Ordinator, Sanford.

wooden shelving unit with 3D printed joints

Commissions

Our team can design and manufacture custom made products out of sustainably sourced materials.

Here at Utilize, we strive to create refreshing ideas that mitigate waste from the environment and integrate sustainable storylines.

Awards

ECC Lighting Design Award

ECC Lighting Design Award

Lustrous Lights

2020

L’affare Innovation in Sustainability Award

L’affare Innovation in Sustainability Award

The Scale Seat

2020

MaDE Conference

MaDE Conference

Peoples Choice Award

2020

Highly Commended Award in Sustainability

Highly Commended Award in Sustainability

Baskets

2020

‍Highly Commended Award in Furniture Design

‍Highly Commended Award in Furniture Design

The Scale Seat

2020

2020 Purmundus Challenege Finalist

2020 Purmundus Challenege Finalist

Baskets

2020