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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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This year's Gold Pack Awards not only awarded Tashalie Vorster with a Student Gold Pack award in the category for improving / redesigning packaging of an existing brand, but also named her as the second overall winner in the awards...

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Issued by Bluegrass Digital 29 Nov 2016

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Fresh-baked ideas and packaging for SASKO flour
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Just Design uses their packaging expertise to build on the successful SASKO bread upgrade, leveraging the brand's position across the local retail space...

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Design is a powerful management 'thinking and doing' discipline that, according to Eric Herbert, helps people move from a current situation to a preferred situation. This was his definition of design and it still applies today...

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Tungsten 3D-prints objects and builds plinths for Qualcomm Invisible Museum
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Tungsten were approached by Qualcomm to produce plinths, objects and markers for an 'Invisible Museum' on their exhibition stand at Africacom 2016...

Issued by Tungsten 22 Nov 2016

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18 Nov 2016

Three SA entries shortlisted for One Show Awards 2017
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The One Show, celebrating advertising and design, have announced the first and second quarter shortlists for the 44th Annual Awards, with three South African entrants making it through to the next round.

18 Nov 2016

Three Ships Whisky launches a world first
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When a big name brand wants to launch a rare and unusual new offering, they turn to their trusted packaging partners, Just Design...

Issued by Just Design 17 Nov 2016

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For some having a hot desk is convenient and sufficient. For Vee Station it would never work. They wanted to create a space in Cape Town that they could make their own; a space where creativity could flow like a single-origin espresso...

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By Beverley Klein 15 Nov 2016

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By Jesse Sharkie 14 Nov 2016

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The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is to host a serious games competition that will reward the best game for reimagining communities...

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Winding down on the renowned FoxP2 balcony.
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This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with entrepreneurially-minded Mark van Rooyen who started 2.2, a below-the-line agency for FoxP2 as managing partner, and is now absorbed into FoxP2 Design as creative operations director...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Nov 2016

Stage Audio Works selects EpiserverCommerce to launch new retail brand
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Bluegrass Digital has recently been selected to design and develop a new e-commerce website for the retail brand, MiTech Direct, a leader in professional music, audio, broadcasting, lighting and consumer electronic equipment...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 8 Nov 2016

Harnessing behavioural psychology to enhance user experience
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Over the past several years, behavioural psychology has attracted a great deal of interest outside of academic circles...

By Jason Ried 4 Nov 2016

Moo-ve over there's a new big cheese in town
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With a soft launch in April this year in First Choice shops and KIOSK stores, Woodlands Dairy's new white cheese spread is now being rolled out nationwide. Boomtown was briefed to design the packaging...

Issued by Boomtown 3 Nov 2016

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The packaging of your product is as important as what you are selling. Having attractive and functional packaging can enhance your brand image and even result in higher sales...

By Charles Mburugu 2 Nov 2016

Decorex SA takes a fresh, inspired approach to home, lifestyle and business in 2017
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Changing the face of business
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By Danette Breitenbach 20 Oct 2016

Essence Festival Durban offers ARTiculate Africa Exhibition
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Wahl, Ingarfield and Du Plessis.
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By Leigh Andrews 3 Oct 2016

Media 10 announces launch of Design Joburg
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Showcasing the very best of both international and local design, Design Joburg in collaboration with Media 10, is taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre from 12 to 14 May 2017...

30 Sep 2016

D&AD announces Bruce Duckworth as this year's president
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Bruce Duckworth has been appointed D&AD president along with a new Board of Trustees. The job of the president is to galvanise the creative communities and bring them together to inspire and celebrate the finest in design and advertising...

28 Sep 2016

Johannesburg Design Week set for 2017
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Dave Nemeth, who heads up Trend Forward has been appointed as a strategic partner to the Rand Show, to take this brand to new heights and positioning it as one of the world's leading "Design Centric" consumer shows...

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