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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Issued by Inspire Trade Expo 19 May 2016

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Private Property is once again sponsoring Win a Home - South Africa's favourite interior design reality TV show...

Issued by Private Property 18 May 2016

Multidimensions showcases Creative Cloud Xtreme, enabling you to unlock your creative potential
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Issued by Multidimensions 18 May 2016

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Tungsten builds a custom football cage for BPL Live in Cape Town

Cape Town experienced the excitement of the Barclays Premier League when the official fan park, Barclays Premier League Live, came to the "Mother City".

Issued by Tungsten 16 May 2016

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Instagram, the photo sharing app, has launched a new logo. Early reactions are dividing fans, but I believe it will become well-loved in the long run as it uses some clever neuroscience tricks to appeal to our subconscious minds...

By Darren Bridger 13 May 2016

Instagram "modernises" their logo
Instagram "modernises" their logo

I'll make a confession, one of the first things I do in the morning is check Instagram. But this morning I couldn't find it. Why? Because they've "modernised" their logo...

By Beverley Klein 12 May 2016

Tungsten produces branding and supplies Bouncepads to BMW Zambesi Auto M dealer
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BMW Group South Africa has unveiled the second-biggest BMW M standalone showroom in the world...

Issued by Tungsten 12 May 2016

Roxton by Brampton wines takes the bull by the horns
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Just Design works with the Brampton team to take creativity to the next level in labelling and packaging...

Issued by Just Design 12 May 2016

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The window display includes a goal post frame, LED lighting, laser cut perspex and died string all fabricated in the Tungsten factory down in Sandton...

Issued by Tungsten 11 May 2016

Pre-register now to visit the annual Inspire Trade Expo - SA's exclusive B2B furniture, decor and design trade show
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Issued by Inspire Trade Expo 4 May 2016

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Graffiti Retail Solutions has launched a new competition for the first year students at the Vega School of Brand Leadership to design a wallpaper that is an interpretation of the 'African Pride - Conservation in Action' theme...

4 May 2016

The boys are back in town at Decorex
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29 Apr 2016

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"It all begins with a pencil" according to D&AD. But at Red & Yellow, it began with a little (okay, a lot) of logic and magic before even reaching the pencil stage...

Issued by Red & Yellow 28 Apr 2016

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Decorex Cape Town, which takes place from 29 April to 2 May at the CTICC, promises a line-up of both established names and exciting emerging talents...

26 Apr 2016

Creating a design thinking capital of South Africa
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With Cape Town having been awarded the title of World Design Capital 2014, can it be titled the design thinking capital of South Africa...?

By Sasha Forbes 21 Apr 2016

Boxed in - the great email tragedy
Boxed in - the great email tragedy

In the current great creative explosion of our time, I'm all for freedom, bucking the system and doing the unconventional. When it comes to the really big things though, one quickly realises that unbridled freedom can be a major bugbear in getting even the simplest things done...

By Charles Ash, Issued by G&G Digital 20 Apr 2016

Local packaging agency joins global innovation forum
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Just Design's solid credentials, fresh thinking and sound experience won them a coveted seat at a table with some of the greatest minds in the industry...

Issued by Just Design 20 Apr 2016

Eight regional post-conference seminars on Arts & Culture
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There are eight regional post-conference seminars planned for late April and early May 2016, following the successful ACT/UJ Arts & Culture Conference held in Johannesburg in March...

19 Apr 2016

Winners of UN World Wildlife Day poster competition
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The winners of the UN World Wildlife Day 2016 poster competition were announced by the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) of South Africa in Geneva...

18 Apr 2016

Sustainable design has been solved - why are we ignoring it?
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In nature, failures become fossils and survivors are the pinnacle of proven patterns and sustainable strategies for success...

By Cormac Farrell 15 Apr 2016

PPC Imaginarium Awards opens for entries
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The PPC Imaginarium Awards for 2016/17 has opened for entries. The awards offer financial support, recognition, mentorship and guidance to unestablished artists and designers...

15 Apr 2016

Sasol New Signatures art competition encourages chemistry, creativity
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Putting chemistry behind creativity under a microscope is the theme behind this year's Sasol New Signatures art competition by challenging artists to portray the correlation between the two...

13 Apr 2016

LIA selects Design & Package Design jury president
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London International Awards (LIA), has announced its Design & Package Design jury president for 2016, Pum Lefebure, co-founder & CCO of Design Army in Washington, DC...

13 Apr 2016

Great new innovations for good old favourite, Mrs Ball's
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Because this is the first time that the Mrs Ball's brand is actively extending their flavour portfolio beyond dialing up taste cues like "hot" and experimenting with the norms of chutney, they sought the help of seasoned innovation and brand specialists, Just Design...

Issued by Just Design 8 Apr 2016

[One Show 2016] Design, responsive environments and IP finalists announced
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The One Club have announced the finalists for design, responsive environments and intellectual property, with seven featuring from South Africa...

7 Apr 2016

Singita gets the nod from Vanity Fair magazine
Singita gets the nod from Vanity Fair magazine

The Singita Group recently received a nod from haute couture when Vanity Fair featured a set of bespoke luggage tags in its annual Travel issue, placing the group firmly on the international fashion travel map...

Issued by Publicis Machine 1 Apr 2016

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