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How ready are you to turn on your brand's packaging?
How ready are you to turn on your brand's packaging?

As the world is getting smarter, so is packaging. Exciting technologies, such as augmented reality (AR), enable even a humble box to entertain or inform the consumer in ways that are both magical and pragmatic...

Issued by Stratcom 16 hours ago

Ayanda Mbanga Communications is the Can-Do Company
Ayanda Mbanga Communications is the Can-Do Company

Ayanda Mbanga Communications has entered an exciting new era! CEO, Ayanda Mbanga explains the new direction, fresh approach and services...

Issued by AMcomms 17 hours ago

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Adobe, Shutterstock just killed graphic design

Whether you like it or not, the end is nigh for graphic designers...

By Nicholas Kühne 2 days ago

#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba
#Indaba2017: Indaba rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba

The annual Travel Indaba has rebranded to Africa's Travel Indaba, reflecting its evolution from a locally-orientated event to one that is representative of the African continent...

By Danette Breitenbach 18 May 2017

A new eye for 4i
A new eye for 4i

Previously 4i Mobile, 4i has unveiled its new approach, brand, and strategy, as a mobile-first, full-service development collaborative...

Issued by 4i 9 May 2017

Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator
Dale Simpson, Radisson RED Cape Town's fearless curator

After a global search, Radisson RED Hotel V&A Waterfront, Cape Town has appointed Dale Simpson, who will take charge of launching this revolutionary and trendy brand in the Mother city, as its curator...

By Cari Coetzee 8 May 2017

Finally get ROI from customer engagement by designing unforgettable brand experiences
Finally get ROI from customer engagement by designing unforgettable brand experiences

Join South Africa's leading customer experience experts for a thought provoking, interactive, experiential two-day boot camp aimed at designing experiences that make your customers keep on wanting to come back for more...

Issued by BrandLove 4 May 2017

Sir Lucian Grainge ©
Sir Lucian Grainge is Cannes Lions Media Person of the Year 2017

Cannes Lions Media honours Sir Lucian Grainge as their Media Person of the Year 2017 at the annual festival...

3 May 2017

Tropika's slimmer sister
Tropika's slimmer sister

Clover has been working with its packaging partners to design its new product range - Tropika Slenda...

Issued by Just Design 2 May 2017

Images from Open Design CT’s World Design Day 2017 event.
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 27 Apr 2017

Leonardo Paez and Max Knox, sponsored by Kansai Plascon, finished fourth in the Cape Epic.
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

WGSN press event in Cape Town
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's Pop-Busts
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

Radisson RED CT OUIBar & Ktchn
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

Start Young workshop © ico-D
World Design Day's youth focus

Celebrate World Design Day 2017 on 27 April...

19 Apr 2017

#OneShow2017: Design finalists revealed!
#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
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
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

Satellifes at night.
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
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 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 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
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

Five ways to ensure a high-tech marketing masterpiece
Five ways to ensure a high-tech marketing masterpiece

Werner Uys, head of Lucan Visuals, a Cape Town-based studio focusing on animation, design and live action for traditional and experiential channels, runs through five tips on how to ensure high-tech campaigns deliver...

28 Mar 2017

Raphaely and Foulkes.
Breaking through brand clutter with Nomu

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's new with Nomu, the original SA food and lifestyle concept inspiring creative kitchens across the land, from director Paul Raphaely...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Mar 2017

The Fairnet stand featured a large LED screen and real fish tanks as counters.
Exquisite exhibits: The latest design trends from EuroShop 2017

Discover the design trends that are being used in exhibition displays around the world.

By Pippa Naudé for Scan Display 24 Mar 2017

The MediaShop moves offices
The MediaShop moves offices

The MediaShop's Johannesburg office moved premises Wednesday, 22 March after 20 years at its previous location in Morningside. The new address is Building B, The Main Straight Office Park, corner of Main and Portman Roads in Bryanston...

22 Mar 2017

2017 D&AD Festival creative identity launched
2017 D&AD Festival creative identity launched

The new D&AD Festival visual identity, designed by The Beautiful Meme, has been released in animations with tangible textures, explosions of activity and a flurry of shape shifting...

20 Mar 2017

Designing desire
Designing desire

To sell anything in this flurry of marketing mayhem, we need not be the loudest, well designed or even most expensive. We do, however, need to instill an immense desire no matter what it is we are creating...

By Peter Vee, Issued by Vee Station 16 Mar 2017

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