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Putting an eye in the sky
Putting an eye in the sky

In partnership with ISAP (Intelligence Support Against Poaching), Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) is involved in several projects to help fight the fight against poaching...

Issued by Weathermen & Co 16 Feb 2017

The Singleton - Limited edition gift pack
The Singleton - Limited edition gift pack

Bittersuite has created a limited edition gift pack that disrupts on shelf in an already cluttered gifting category...

Issued by Bittersuite 13 Feb 2017

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Brandnew Creative Agency launches internship programme

Brandnew Creative Agency, based in Salt River, Cape Town, has launched its 'Brandnewbies' internship programme, comprising seven internship positions from March to August 2017...

13 Feb 2017

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Five product design tips to create a 'wow' experience

Product design is one of the most important factors in the modern market that sets apart successful product launches from the non-successful ones...

By Robin Singh 9 Feb 2017

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#DesignIndaba2017: Luis von Ahn announced as speaker

The guy who co-invented CAPTCHAs, who co-founded the ingenious language-learning app, Duolingo, and who sold two projects to Google in his 20s, is going to be speaking at Design Indaba next month...

9 Feb 2017

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Trackhacking: Redesigning the sound of cancer treatment

With World Cancer Day having just been marked on 4 February, the dreaded ‘C' word is top of mind. Here's how Cancer Dojo has partnered with the Berklee College of Music and employed design thinking to turn the scary noises of MRI machines into uplifting music...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Feb 2017

Behan in action at the design sprint challenge for the city of New York.
#DesignMonth: Disrupt your own business before someone else does!

Terry Behan, head of strategic design at Afro Celtic, was one of my favourite speakers at the Spring 2015 version of Business of Design. This #DesignMonth shares how to solve social and commercial challenges with design-thinking...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Feb 2017

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#DesignIndaba2017: Kate Moross announced as speaker

Kate Moross, an expert on how to make it in the hyper-competitive design world, is another international speaker set to liven the Design Indaba stage this year...

2 Feb 2017

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Demystifying design thinking

The term “design thinking” has certainly become a buzzword with many people using it and promoting this methodology as an innovative new way of thinking. Whilst it is becoming widely accepted by many corporate companies it is certainly by no means new...

By Dave Nemeth 1 Feb 2017

Tashalie behind the selfie.
#BehindtheSelfie with… Tashalie Vorster

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Tashalie Vorster, now a third-year IIE BA graphic design student at the Design School of South Africa, who last year took home a student gold pack award and was announced as the second overall winner in the recent IPSA Gold Pack Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Feb 2017

Seeding the First Thursdays creative spirit with BBDO
Seeding the First Thursdays creative spirit with BBDO

Alexis Beckett, ECD of BBDO, elaborates on how the agency is getting in on the First Thursdays action this #DesignMonth to promote the third issue of their I Get Paid for This Zine as well as their own designs being sold to raise funds to build libraries in township schools...

1 Feb 2017

What lies ahead for digital design in 2017
What lies ahead for digital design in 2017

Graphic design and UI trends: This appears to mainly be a continuation from 2016, with further refinements and a larger focus on ease of use...

By Chad Otto, Issued by Mark1 26 Jan 2017

Design thinking and empathy generation
Design thinking and empathy generation

Empathy generation is pivotal to the design thinking process, and an essential capacity to ensure successful execution across all phases of the design thinking framework.

By Robert Bloom and Katherine Train 13 Jan 2017

2016/2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards judges announced
2016/2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards judges announced

Now in its third year, the PPC Imaginarium Awards has assembled some of the industry's most influential creatives on the national and regional judging panel who will evaluate the various category submissions, choose category finalists and the overall winner...

12 Jan 2017

Southern Guild to get new location at V&A Waterfront Silo District
Southern Guild to get new location at V&A Waterfront Silo District

The Guild Group has announced its tenure of a new flagship location for Southern Guild at the V&A Waterfront Silo District, a 35,000-square-metre mixed-use pedestrianised precinct currently under major development...

11 Jan 2017

New January sales campaign for MADE.COM
New January sales campaign for MADE.COM

The January Sale campaign for MADE.COM, which includes TV, print, OOH, online and social channels, will run from 24 December 2016, in the UK, France and Germany for six weeks...

22 Dec 2016

Russian Bear releases Riky Rick limited edition bottle
Russian Bear releases Riky Rick limited edition bottle

Russian Bear has teamed up with local hip-hop icon, Riky Rick to release a fresh new limited edition Russian Bear x Riky Rick bottle. This new design displays the Russian Bear logo and bottle shape, with a bright red design, sporting Riky's lyrics and likeness...

20 Dec 2016

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Are you making these five logo design blunders?

A logo can be a very useful element for projecting the personality and message of a brand or business. Some of the most recognisable business logos in our world today include McDonalds, Addidas, Mercedes-Benz...

By Charles Mburugu 20 Dec 2016

Showcasing young African talent through scalable content-generation #Hello2moro
Showcasing young African talent through scalable content-generation #Hello2moro

Project #Hello2moro was developed to celebrate the inspiring creative energy of young urban Africa and demonstrate the power of an integrated content marketing approach in effectively penetrating the advertising 'white noise'...

Issued by The Whalley Collective 15 Dec 2016

Boomtown takes SA's first and only certified organic frozen lemon juice to market
Boomtown takes SA's first and only certified organic frozen lemon juice to market

SOGA (Sundays Organic Growers Association) Organic appointed Boomtown to design the packaging for South Africa's first and only certified organic frozen lemon juice...

Issued by Boomtown 15 Dec 2016

ADC selects Digital and Design juries
ADC selects Digital and Design juries

The Art Directors Club has selected 28 jurors for the ADC 96th Annual Awards. The juries, featuring creatives from 13 countries and split evenly between men and women, will judge entries from around the world for excellence in craft, design and innovation.

15 Dec 2016

PSL and Brand inc design up a storm
PSL and Brand inc design up a storm

Over the past six months, Brand inc has partnered with the PSL to create top-end design for their major competitions...

Issued by Brand inc 14 Dec 2016

#TRENDING: Will going 'green' bring hope to 2017?
#TRENDING: Will going 'green' bring hope to 2017?

Louise Marsland unpacks whether Pantone's colour of the year can really make the world a better place in 2017...

By Louise Marsland 13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

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#DesignIndaba2017: Olafur Eliasson announced as speaker!

Design Indaba has just announced another international speaker for its 2017 festival - Olafur Eliasson, also known as the Palace of Versailles' guest artist for the summer of 2016...

9 Dec 2016

Welcome #Greenery, Pantone's 2017 colour of the year
Welcome #Greenery, Pantone's 2017 colour of the year

NEWSWATCH: Prepare to feel like you're bringing the outdoors indoors with Pantone's colour of the year 2017: #Greenery...

9 Dec 2016

Night of 1000 Drawings raises R100,000 for charity
Night of 1000 Drawings raises R100,000 for charity

During one of South Africa's biggest art-for-charity events, 1,422 people turned out to support 1000 Drawings on Thursday 10 November at Joziburg Lane, raising R100,000 for charity...

6 Dec 2016

#DesignIndaba2017: Airbnb's Joe Gebbia booked as first speaker!
#DesignIndaba2017: Airbnb's Joe Gebbia booked as first speaker!

Design Indaba has just announced the first speaker for its 2017 festival - Joe Gebbia, co-founder and CPO (that's chief product officer) of Airbnb, currently responsible for crafting the company culture, shaping the design aesthetic and innovating future growth opportunities...

6 Dec 2016

Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving
Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving

I am more convinced than ever that the best problem-solvers are those who are passionate about people and keep people at the core of solutions. They have the passion for finding the best solution to enhance people's lives or the environment...

By Helna Brown 2 Dec 2016

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