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Date: 22 Sep 2016
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2016 ADC Young Guns winners
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On 22 September an award ceremony will be held for the 30 creatives representing eight countries who won in the newly reinvented Art Directors Club (ADC) Young Guns programme...

13 Sep 2016

Three Ships 10-Year-Old does things differently in design
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When Three Ships set about launching their latest offering, they turned to long-term packaging partners Just Design to develop the bottle and box for a limited edition 10-Year-Old Single Malt whisky...

Issued by Just Design 12 Sep 2016

Five tips for creating a great business logo
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A logo is basically the visual representation of a brand. Nike, McDonalds, Apple and Google logos are some of the most recognisable in our world today...

By Charles Mburugu 12 Sep 2016

Design Indaba announces Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane as creative director
Design Indaba announces Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane as creative director

For the first time in the event's 21-year history, the 2017 Design Indaba Festival is welcoming an external creative director in the form of sensational Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane...

Issued by Design Indaba 8 Sep 2016

#InnovationMonth: Stories of Impact shared at AUx
#InnovationMonth: Stories of Impact shared at AUx

Kostas Samaras, Autodesk territory director for Africa, expanded on some of the projects undertaken by the Autodesk Foundation at the recently held AUx event in Cape Town...

By Sindy Peters 5 Sep 2016

South African designers off to Paris
South African designers off to Paris

The Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) is taking a group of 15 local designers to exhibit their products at the Maison et Objet show, taking place in Paris from 2-6 September 2106...

2 Sep 2016

Infographics - powerful marketing tools but need skilful design
Infographics - powerful marketing tools but need skilful design

A well-designed infographic is a data-rich image that tells a story in a clear and effective way. High quality infographics are far more likely to be read and shared than text-based content...

2 Sep 2016

#BODJHB: Finding the 'perfect' business partner
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"There is absolutely no such thing as a perfect fit, but there is something called a right fit," said Andrea Kleinloog, co-founder of Anatomy Design, introducing her talk on 'Partnerships: Finding the perfect fit' at the Johannesburg version of Business of Design earlier this month.

By Jessica Tennant 30 Aug 2016

Mazzeo and Baird
#WomensMonth: Co-creating the co-design future

If you've ever wondered how a culture of open design can lead to a better life for all, the annual Open Design Cape Town programme is for you. Two of this year's Talk 100 speakers share their views...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2016

Abel and Grace
#BODCT: The power of the Big Idea

One of the most anticipated talks from the first day of Business of Design Cape Town 2016 came near the end of the day from Mike Abel, chief executive partner of M&C Saatchi Abel on the 'power of the idea'. Here's what you missed if you weren't there...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Aug 2016

#BODCT: The business of 'designing better'
#BODCT: The business of 'designing better'

The design-boosting power of collaboration, moving beyond fear of data to implementing insights that create better user experience and using digital disruption to your own business benefit were all hot topics on the first day of #BODCT...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Aug 2016

Ian Fuhr
Sorbet's Ian Fuhr hits the nail on the head when it comes to brand loyalty

With over 265,000 loyalty members to date, Sorbet Group's CEO Ian Fuhr recently shared insights on the subject of developing brand loyalty at Business of Design in Johannesburg...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Aug 2016

The Art and The Beat with someone who may seem familiar...
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The lyrics go "Summer time, and the livin' is easy", and that happy, relaxed vibe is exactly what you're left with after chatting to SummerTime strategic design studio's founders, Sandhya Singh and Raksha Mahabeer, who clearly love what they do. Here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Aug 2016

Vega Schools in semi-finals of 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Vega Schools in semi-finals of 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

A number of teams of third-year BA Creative Brand Communication students, from the Vega Schools in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, have made it to the semi-finals of the 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards...

22 Aug 2016

All-new pack upgrade for All Gold
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Tiger Brands approached Just Design to help them create portfolio awareness and brand recognition, so as to visually reaffirm All Gold's position as market leader and to create a solid platform for future innovation...

Issued by Just Design 22 Aug 2016

Sarah Personette, VP global business marketing, Facebook. Source: Gallo Images.
#Loeries2016: Creating thumb-stopping creative in the mobile revolution

If you had any doubt about the mobile revolution, you should know this: research shows that the next billion people are going to come online through mobile...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 19 Aug 2016

Designer from South Africa in Russia? Yes!
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The senior designer of Stratcom (GLBA agency in Johannesburg), Carina Hartman, is currently working in Depot WPF in Moscow...

Issued by Strategic Communications Co. 19 Aug 2016

Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup
Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup

A St Petersburg design studio, Petersburg Studio Oneione, has designed a transparent plastic bus that will offer visitors unparalleled viewing of the city during the FIFA World Cup in 2018...

19 Aug 2016

Anke Kuipers
#CoCreate2Accelerate: the gamification of education

Sea Monster, a company that creates beautiful and unique 2D-animations as well as develop engaging games for work or play is participating in #CoCreate2Accelerate...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Aug 2016

Cape Town design company beats 46 nations to win Red Dot Award
Cape Town design company beats 46 nations to win Red Dot Award

The Cape Town-based design company, Formula D Interactive, has beaten thousands of entries from 46 nations to win a prestigious Red Dot Award in the category Interface Design...

17 Aug 2016

Winners of Plascon Colour Design Awards
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Now in its third year, the Plascon Colour Design Awards promote creative thinking and making the world better using colour...

12 Aug 2016

#CoCreate2Accelerate: writing a new playbook for the modern workspace
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By Cari Van Wyk 12 Aug 2016

Open Design 2016 features Suzelle DIY
Open Design 2016 features Suzelle DIY

Open Design, taking place 10-21 August at Cape Town City Hall and across the city, has announced that do-it-yourself expert Suzelle DIY, a.k.a. Julia Anastasopoulos, will be speaking at the Creative Sessions morning...

2 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop
#WomensMonth: Kate Schrire and The Creamery of the crop

Strawberry basil, white nectarine, jasmine blossom, hot cross bun, pistachio, and Catawba grape are not your average ice cream flavours and when 'garden mint' in a sugar cone tastes like exactly that, it must be true that The Creamery is the cream of the crop in the ice cream business...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Aug 2016

Open Design Cape Town features the Cape Craft and Design Institute
Open Design Cape Town features the Cape Craft and Design Institute

The annual Open Design Cape Town, taking place 10-21 August 2016, will collaborate with the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) to highlight the diversity and impact of the CCDI projects...

2 Aug 2016

Is workplace design really a marketing function?
Is workplace design really a marketing function?

If your brand is going to deliver on the brand promises it makes, your company needs to take care of what's going on behind the bright shiny facades of your shopfronts and corporate HQ...

By Jonathan Hall 1 Aug 2016

The mobile UI evolution: Six trends every designer should know
The mobile UI evolution: Six trends every designer should know

Mobile UI designs have come to stay, and app designers are in high demand especially in the aspect of user interface (UI)...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 1 Aug 2016

Feature-length documentary on crowdfunding opens in Cape Town
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On Thursday, 11 August, Thundafund, a South African crowdfunding platform, will be collaborating with Open Design Cape Town to launch Open Design Movie Nights, with Capital C, a feature-length documentary about the crowdfunding revolution. It will be held at the Labia Theatre at 6.15pm.

1 Aug 2016

Homecoming - Creative director, Adrian Duffin, rejoins BBC
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Creative director, Adrian Duffin, has rejoined the BBC team 15 years after starting his career there back in January 2001...

Issued by Blast Brand Catalysts 27 Jul 2016

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