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100% Design South Africa opens in August with Decorex
100% Design South Africa opens in August with Decorex

The third annual 100% Design South Africa offers classic and contemporary furniture, ceramics, textiles and more, to set the style pace for the year to come...

1 day ago

Two more 'Red Dots' for KIA
Two more 'Red Dots' for KIA

KIA Motors has once again reinforced its reputation for the highest design standards, picking up two prizes at the 2016 'Red Dot Awards' for Product Design...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 20 Jun 2016

Berge Farrell and Chivas Regal
Berge Farrell and Chivas Regal

Berge Farrell was tasked with creating an international "Dubai limited edition" pack in the duty-free segment for the Chivas Regal 12-year bottle. The packs are bespoke, impactful and Dubai-centric, while showcasing the luxury of Dubai and staying true to the Chivas brand guidelines...

Issued by Berge Farrell 20 Jun 2016

Being creative - Why good ideas aren't good enough
Being creative - Why good ideas aren't good enough

Winged cupcake emojis and Donald Trump tweets are not the only 'creative' contributions to social media these days. Platforms such as Facebook and Instagram have acted as global chalkboards...

By Jody Boshoff 17 Jun 2016

Tullamore D.E.W packaging
Tullamore D.E.W packaging

Bittersuite was briefed to create an off-trade gift carton for Tullamore D.E.W. that boosts the shelf equity of the brand, while encouraging all-year-round gifting...

Issued by Bittersuite 15 Jun 2016

Deadline for Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards this Friday
Deadline for Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards this Friday

The Awards honours both magazine and digital design and journalism in the consumer, B2B, association, regional and non-profit sectors...

15 Jun 2016

The retro revival
The retro revival

While advertisers are debating whether augmented reality will pip virtual reality at the post, some marketers are heeding the consumers' desire to go back to basics with a retro revival...

By Sheila McGillivray 14 Jun 2016

Teaching design thinking.
#YouthMonth: Re-design-(think)ing Woodstock with Sk8 for Gr8

At only 25, Alison Harris runs Sk8 for Gr8, a social enterprise encouraging design thinking amongst Woodstock youth...

By Pasqua Heard 9 Jun 2016

Doing what the cool kids do, staying trendy with Snapchat’s greatest feature.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kevin Dunbar

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Kevin Dunbar, the only student nominee in the 2016 IAB Bookmark Awards and currently lead designer at craft cider startup, Sxollie Cider...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jun 2016

Images all courtesy of Design Partnership & ABSA.
ABSA, by Design Partnership

If you have ventured to the brand new Mall of Africa you may have seen the new ABSA bank branch. Creating a stir with the images and video that are doing the rounds on social media, it's an ongoing project by Design Partnership...

By Dave Nemeth 7 Jun 2016

Alison Harris conducts a workshop with creative mentors and Woodstock youth.
#YouthMonth: Youth on the flipside

Anyone familiar with the Woodstock scene in Cape Town will know that skateboarding is a common pastime for many young locals...

By Pasqua Heard 7 Jun 2016

Just Design cracks a Dieline Award
Just Design cracks a Dieline Award

A re-imagined festive gift earns local packaging specialists a coveted international award...

Issued by Just Design 7 Jun 2016

Early bird bookings for Business of Design conference open
Early bird bookings for Business of Design conference open

The two-day conference, Business of Design, returns to Johannesburg and Cape Town in August with more lessons and inspiration from the country"s top business experts and industry professionals...

6 Jun 2016

Laurence Brick
Business of Design announces impressive speaker lineup

Business of Design, the two-day conference held in both Joburg and Cape Town, will return in August with more lessons and inspiration from the country's top business experts and industry professionals...

3 Jun 2016

BA Honours Graphic Design programme open for midyear intake
BA Honours Graphic Design programme open for midyear intake

The Design School of Southern Africa (DSSA), a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (IIE), has a midyear intake for its BA Honours Graphic Design programme at the Pretoria and Bordeaux campuses...

3 Jun 2016

WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically
WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically

The WeDesign2016 Conference, taking place in Durban on 8 July 2016, features Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan as one of the keynote speakers..

31 May 2016

New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team Artigatos
New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team Artigatos

New York Festivals Torch Awards announced the 2016 Grand-Winning Team at the New York Show held at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City...

Issued by New York Festivals 27 May 2016

World of opportunities awaits South African creatives
World of opportunities awaits South African creatives

A weaker currency might actually mean more opportunities in the global economy for South African businesses, especially those operating in the creative industry, according to Andrew Human, the CEO of the Loeries...

Issued by Loeries 25 May 2016

Corporate art: No more upstairs, downstairs
Corporate art: No more upstairs, downstairs

When I recently found myself at the launch of a financial giant's new head office in Sandton, Johannesburg, I was quite unprepared for the brand's unflinching leap into an entirely original and inclusive art space...

25 May 2016

Catterbox
#TRENDING: Best new products this year

I think I've discovered my Best New Product of the Year for 2016 already: a cat collar that makes your cat 'talk' back...

By Louise Marsland 23 May 2016

Sponsor announcement - Inspire Trade Expo with Samsung/MakerBot
Sponsor announcement - Inspire Trade Expo with Samsung/MakerBot

In one of the most exciting developments to date, Samsung, in collaboration with 3D printing leaders, MakerBot, has come on board as a Gold sponsor of the Inspire Trade Expo...

Issued by Inspire Trade Expo 19 May 2016

Haas’it, my brew!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Glynn Venter

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Glynn Venter, executive creative director of Haas Advertising Collective and SA chair of the John Caples Awards, New York...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2016

Win a Home design contestants are raring to go
Win a Home design contestants are raring to go

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
Multidimensions showcases Creative Cloud Xtreme, enabling you to unlock your creative potential

Multidimensions is a training service provider that not only teaches software usage, but delivers on outcome-based training, giving participants the ability to perform better in the work place...

Issued by Multidimensions 18 May 2016

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

Three neuroscience tricks behind Instagram's new logo
Three neuroscience tricks behind Instagram's new logo

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
Tungsten produces branding and supplies Bouncepads to BMW Zambesi Auto M dealer

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
Roxton by Brampton wines takes the bull by the horns

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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