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Rethinking the process of museum-making - Formula D interactive
Rethinking the process of museum-making

Khayelitsha, Cape Town's biggest township, needs a museum to commemorate the area's violent history. Formula D interactive has been commissioned by the City of Cape Town to create a concept...

Issued by Formula D interactive 26 Jan 2015 13:25

Guild international design fair to boost design exports in Africa, South Africa
Guild international design fair to boost design exports in Africa, South Africa

A leading supporter of design-driven economic growth, Southern Guild is putting the spotlight on the continent with Guild, Africa's only international design fair, in Cape Town from 25 February to 1 March...

22 Jan 2015 10:10

THAT ART FAIR: Fresh art from Africa - Change Agent
THAT ART FAIR: Fresh art from Africa

Introducing THAT ART FAIR, Cape Town's new landmark art event taking place alongside Design Indaba and Cape Town Art Fair...

Issued by Change Agent 21 Jan 2015 11:31

Understanding responsive and mobile website design
Understanding responsive and mobile website design

Whether you're gone for a holiday or a weekend, it seems like you always have to update some piece of software on some device on your return to the office...

By Chemory Gunko 16 Jan 2015 10:15

FB's year in review not for you? You're not alone
FB's year in review not for you? You're not alone

NEWSWATCH: Fox8 reports that Facebook has apologised to at least one person over the design of its Year in Review feature. Yes, for realsies...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Dec 2014 10:04

Are you creative director material?
Are you creative director material?

Many young creatives enter the advertising industry with aspirations of one day becoming the creative director at a major agency. Yet not every creative person is cut out for this particular job...

By Wendy Moorcroft 22 Dec 2014 08:49

Designtimes goes digital
Designtimes goes digital

The Designtimes has launched a digital version of its publication, as a creative resource. Editor, Mark Rosenberg, says the addition of a digital element was inevitable for the publication, in a world where almost everything is going digital...

19 Dec 2014 09:05

[WDC 2014] The pretty and gritty of design
[WDC 2014] The pretty and gritty of design

Design is all about satisfaction and solutions, and for Cape Town in 2014 it was all about catering for the man on the street. Design has the ability to make everyday life better. It's about the pretty and gritty...

By Jessica Taylor 18 Dec 2014 07:20

New year, new news - Just Design
New year, new news

The close of 2014 has seen the specialist packaging agency Just Design partnering with Unilever, Tiger Brands and Clover, alongside their already prestigious portfolio...

Issued by Just Design 8 Dec 2014 12:14

New identity for Media24 complements new building
New identity for Media24 complements new building

The new visual identity for Media24 will make its mark on the company's Cape Town foreshore head office building, which is undergoing a major revamp as Naspers celebrates its centenary...

4 Dec 2014 09:51

Design wizardry and magic on display at the Red & Yellow Graduate Showcase
Design wizardry and magic on display at the Red & Yellow Graduate Showcase

It's little wonder that Diane Charton's advice on what it takes to succeed as a creative is so sought after, with this year's graduating class walking away with scores of wins at all the big awards...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Nov 2014 15:00

[TrendTalk] Creativity's 'curse'
[TrendTalk] Creativity's 'curse'

There's a social media meme that likens the brain of a creative person to having 100 tabs open all at once...

By Louise Marsland 28 Nov 2014 08:59

Dancing with design that is deeply rooted in tradition - Berge Farrell
Dancing with design that is deeply rooted in tradition

Packaging design specialist Berge Farrell's winning partnership with SABMiller has launched what is set to become another African icon in the world of beer...

Issued by Berge Farrell 21 Nov 2014 11:32

World Design Capital 2014 condemns vandalism of public art sculpture
World Design Capital 2014 condemns vandalism of public art sculpture

WDC 2014 has issued a statement on the defacing on the Perceptions Sculpture by Michael Elion on the Sea Point Promenade...

19 Nov 2014 05:54

Winners lighting up South Africa
Winners lighting up South Africa

The 2014 Eskom Energy Efficient Lighting Design Competition (EELDC), which was open to learners, students and professionals in the fields of architecture, interior design, lighting, engineering has announced its winners...

14 Nov 2014 14:06

Pick democracy's best 'Doodle 4 Google'
Pick democracy's best 'Doodle 4 Google'

Inspired by our 20 years of freedom, schoolchildren across the country were invited to create a Google Doodle depicting the 'South Africa of Their Dreams' in the first Doodle 4 Google competition dedicated to South Africa...

14 Nov 2014 08:42

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Pete Case, CEO of Gloo, and Jacqueline Lahoud from Winemag.co.za...

13 Nov 2014 14:05

Rotolabel to sponsor inaugural Wine Label Design Awards
Rotolabel to sponsor inaugural Wine Label Design Awards

Jordan Wine in Stellenbosch announced the launch of the inaugural Wine Label Design Awards, sponsored by Rotolabel and convened by Winemag.co.za...

12 Nov 2014 10:44

World Design Capital 2014 - Artmode opens on Thursday
World Design Capital 2014 - Artmode opens on Thursday

Artmode, opening on 13 November 2014 at the Youngblood Gallery in Cape Town, provides a platform for both established and budding creatives to express themselves...

12 Nov 2014 10:40

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 13 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Pete Case and Jacqueline Lahoud...

12 Nov 2014 09:23

Ukusela eKapa's 46664 installation on Robben Island pays tribute to an era and an icon
Ukusela eKapa's 46664 installation on Robben Island pays tribute to an era and an icon

Ukusela eKapa, an official World Design Capital project, has created an installation of 10,000 ikomityi (drinking vessels) on Robben Island to commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela...

10 Nov 2014 14:56

Inaugural Joburg Photo Umbrella opens on Saturday
Inaugural Joburg Photo Umbrella opens on Saturday

The launch of the Joburg Photo Umbrella at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, on 8 November from 10am-5pm, is part of the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015...

7 Nov 2014 15:14

Thalia Anderson
I'm not a web developer, just a humble writer, editor and proofreader

Spurred on by assurances that it's easy to create a website, I decided to set up my own. I could see it. Elegant and dignified, no fancy bells and whistles, informative but not stuffy...

By Thalia Anderson 7 Nov 2014 08:58

GUILD, Africa's international design fair, returns to Cape Town
GUILD, Africa's international design fair, returns to Cape Town

GUILD, Africa's international design fair, will return to the V&A Waterfront Cape Town from 25 February to 1 March 2015...

7 Nov 2014 08:19

Designers can apply now for 100% Design South Africa 2015
Designers can apply now for 100% Design South Africa 2015

Designers who wish to be part of 100% Design South Africa, an international showcase for contemporary design with a unique African perspective, can apply now...

6 Nov 2014 09:48

Progress for ProNutro - Just Design upgrades another of SA's iconic brands - Just Design
Progress for ProNutro - Just Design upgrades another of SA's iconic brands

Ideas around nutrition may have changed somewhat since the sixties, when one of SA's leading cereal brands was developed, but it turns out that ProNutro was well ahead of its time...

Issued by Just Design 29 Oct 2014 11:57

Challenging the concept, 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'
Challenging the concept, 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'

During October 2014, Adobe South Africa hosted a roundtable discussion to discuss the relevance of creativity in today's business environment. Creative heavyweights had to challenge the status quo of 'Creativity is irrelevant to business'.

24 Oct 2014 15:55

Brooklyn Design Fair supports Pretoria SMEs
Brooklyn Design Fair supports Pretoria SMEs

The Brooklyn Design Fair, held on the first Friday of each month from 4-9pm, aims to create a sustainable pop-up event...

22 Oct 2014 13:46

[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's second day
[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's second day

The WDC 2014 Design Policy Conference continued on Saturday, 18 October at the Cape Town Stadium, with discussions around the future of design and its role in developing countries...

22 Oct 2014 09:23

[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's first day
[WDC2014] Summary of the WDC Design Policy Conference's first day

The WDC 2014 Design Policy Conference got underway on Friday, 17 October at the Cape Town Stadium, titled 'Make a plan', with experts exchanging design policy thinking...

21 Oct 2014 11:01

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