Tag Archives: Nigel Cox

First Plastic Bag run, 2000
Backstage
January 23, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

First Plastic Bag run, 2000

In 2000 we got our first run of customised plastic bags, featuring Nigel Cox’s text (riffing on Italo Calvino) and the names of several of our favourite local and international…

Christmas advertisement, 2008
Advertising
September 22, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Christmas advertisement, 2008

Our Christmas advertisement for 2008 uses a quotation from Nigel Cox from 1998 to persuade shoppers and browsers that what they need, in every case, is a book.

Sport 10 Year Party, 7th October 1998
Events
September 20, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Sport 10 Year Party, 7th October 1998

Invitation to party to celebrate the first 10 years of Sport magazine. The picture is of Nigel Cox, Fergus Barrowman, Damien Wilkins and Elizabeth Knox ten years earlier with the…

Menton Book Donations, 1991
NZ Book Trade
September 18, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Menton Book Donations, 1991

An article by Iona McNaughton detailing an effort spearheaded by Louise Wrightson to stock the bookcases of Isola Bella with books and the enthusiastic response by publishers and former holders…

Auckland Shop plans, 1988
Backstage
September 13, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Auckland Shop plans, 1988

Notes between Nigel Cox and Alan Preston regarding the logistical details of setting up the shop which became Unity Auckland.