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Repainting the local sponsorship picture with Kansai Plascon

Kansai Plascon, better known as Plascon to most, sponsored a duo for the Absa Cape Epic. Their corporate and digital communication specialist Zurita Moore explains why and how this ties into the brand's new positioning: ‘designed for life'...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Apr 2017

Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion, unveils four key trends of African design in 2017 and 2018...

25 Apr 2017

Hubert Barichievy exhibition opens in Cape Town next week

Local SA sculptor will be launching his latest range of ‘Pop-Busts', displaying 25 pop culture icons...

25 Apr 2017

Calling all creatives for the #REDexperiment

Radisson RED Cape Town has joined forces with Youngblood Africa Foundation to give creatives the opportunity to join the #REDexperiment design contest...

19 Apr 2017

World Design Day's youth focus

Celebrate World Design Day 2017 on 27 April...

19 Apr 2017

#OneShow2017: Design finalists revealed!

Finalists in the 'design' category have been revealed for One Show 2017 with five SA entries making the grade...

12 Apr 2017

Johannesburg Design Week to launch at Rand Show 2017

With the launch of an exciting first for Gauteng - Johannesburg Design Week 2017 - South Africa's biggest consumer exhibition, the Rand Show, proves it's not just another expo...

Issued by Rand Show 11 Apr 2017

Vega students pay tribute to Nelson Mandela through children's hospital

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, which opened on 2 December 2016, is the culmination of years of effort by many people. Among them were four students of Vega School...

Issued by Vega School 7 Apr 2017

Purposefully recolouring township satellites with Grey

Lack of visible house numbers in the townships often results in unnecessary delays in emergency treatment and sometimes, death. Grey Africa's CCO Fran Luckin and head of design Kean Hartnady explain how Grey's Satellifes campaign is saving lives...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2017

Neuroscience research shows correlation between workspace design and sales results

Research shows a link between healthy workplace culture and working spaces, and the impacts these have on the heads, hearts and hands of staff that take your brand to market.

3 Apr 2017

Hitchcock Michalski wins pitch to develop new Nigerian bank identity

Hitchcock Michalski won the opportunity, in a three-way pitch, to develop a brand-new identity, visual language, collateral and full environmental experience for a new Nigerian bank...

Issued by Hitchcock Michalski 3 Apr 2017

HP launches Z2 Mini Workstation

HP South Africa has introduced the Z2 Mini Workstation, created for the design community, to the South African market...

28 Mar 2017

Thato Selau - From design intern to junior designer

In 2016, Worx Group took on Thato Selau as their new design intern and were blown away by his immense talent, work ethic, and positivity – so much so that they offered him a permanent position in 2017...

Issued by Worx Group 28 Mar 2017

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Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 1 day ago

Thomson Reuters, Oxford Business Group sign distribution agreement

Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.

1 day ago

All the SA Pencil winners: D&AD 2017

All the winners of D&AD 2017 Pencils have been announced and we have the colours of the 13 South African entries that made the grade!

1 day ago

How to make every day World Design Day in SA

World Design Day is all about exploring and enhancing natural creativity and planting small seeds on change in collectively designing a more human-friendly and inclusive society for all.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

3 days ago

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