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Episode 99: Best Marketing International and a jam packed show

Date: 25 Jul 2014
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Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Date: 10 Jul 2014
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Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University hosts Loeries Exhibition

The free travelling Loeries Exhibition will arrive at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, from 4-8 August...

25 Jul 2014 08:15

[Habari #Tuongee2014] The creative adult is the child who survived

Habari Media's Insights and Innovations Director, Byron John, covered the topic of creativity at this year's Habari Media Tuongee which...

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2014 08:15

Loeries Communication Design judging panel announced

Led by jury chair Stephen Doyle of New York based agency Doyle Partners, the Communication Design panel is packed with respected industry figures.

24 Jul 2014 10:33

CCDI members reap awards

Jaqueline Burge of Rarity Handbags has won Entrepreneur of the Year at the Businesswomen's Association of South Africa (BWASA) Western Cape Regional Achiever Awards.

23 Jul 2014 14:28

Businesses that survive in the advertising, marketing and design industry

The advertising, marketing and design industry is one of the most difficult collective groups of industries in which to survive, due to its ever-evolving nature...

Issued by FusionDesign 23 Jul 2014 13:40

Africa's first focused trade fair for furniture, décor and design has launched

On 10 July, the doors seamlessly opened to what promises to continue to be the most important decor, furniture and retail event on the African continent...

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 23 Jul 2014 12:33

New look for Disney Channel

Yesterday, 21 July 2014, Disney Channel launched a new channel logo and overall on-air branding across Africa on the DStv Channel 303 bouquet...

22 Jul 2014 08:27

WDC 2014 project gives young artists access, skills to pitch to industry

A newly recognised World Design Capital 2014 project is On the Radar (#WDC500), which is about creating a space where young artists, keen to get into advertising...

21 Jul 2014 10:26

It's all in the logo

A logo is simply well thought out art to be acknowledged by all who view it. The first impression the majority of consumers experience with a brand is through the logo. Hence it becomes your trademark...

By Jay Clark 18 Jul 2014 14:00

Six things your website should do for you

If there's one thing that B2B marketing has taught me, it's that your marketing collateral is actually one of your most important business tools...

By Chemory Gunko 16 Jul 2014 12:21

Open Design Cape Town - highlight of winter

This year's Open Design Cape Town takes place from 13-23 August 2014, at Cape Town City Hall and various venues across the city, under the theme, 'Design is for Change'...

16 Jul 2014 11:21

In-store communication speaks louder than words

It's estimated that 70% of purchasing decisions by consumers are made when coming face-to-face with in-store point-of-sale. In my opinion this is probably an optimistic figure many hope to achieve...

By Kean Hartnady, Issued by Grey 15 Jul 2014 13:25

[NewsMaker:] Alun Davies

Alun Davies is the executive creative director and a partner in Saints Branding after folding his design agency, The Design Collective, into Saints Branding.

By Louise Marsland 15 Jul 2014 10:19

The Google doodle and other fluid trademarks

There was an interesting article in a publication called TBO (Trademarks and Brands Online) entitled Fluid Trademarks: Keeping Them Watertight. So what are fluid trademarks?

By Ilse du Plessis 14 Jul 2014 12:19

Autodesk University Extension (AUx) comes back to Jozi

Autodesk University Extension (AUx), described as one of the largest design events in South Africa, returns to Johannesburg on 4 September 2014 at The Forum in Bryanston.

11 Jul 2014 15:15

Cannes entries reveal a move towards design for change

As the South African representative on the Design judging panel at Cannes, this year's entries revealed a move towards design for change...(videos)

By Sulet Jansen 11 Jul 2014 13:35

Revamped Health Intelligence magazines on stands now

Having revamped its content and design format to a more consumer-friendly style, the bi-monthly magazine Health Intelligence is available now from newsstands and book stores...

9 Jul 2014 09:50

[Cannes Lions 2014] Creativity at the speed of culture

As usual, the overriding feeling among delegates at Cannes Lions was that we are on the verge of a new era, on the frontier of a new age...

By Jason Xenopoulos 8 Jul 2014 11:26

The internet: Website & SEO synergy from a South African perspective

Website design and development go hand-in-hand with SEO but the writer believes many South African brands do not seem to get the mix right when it comes to their websites.

By Stephen Sandmann 4 Jul 2014 08:03

GoetheonMain calls for 2015 project proposals

GoetheonMain, developed by the Goethe-Institut South Africa, is open to submission of project ideas for exhibitions, workshops, events and performances for the 2015...

3 Jul 2014 09:18

Landscape of reused materials creates theme for Department of Design pavilion

To house the Department of Design, a three-week event forming part of the World Design Capital 2014, Studio Droog has designed a pavilion utilising a restored Art Deco building in the original museum district in Cape Town by seamlessly connecting the building's two levels with a landscape of re-used materials.

2 Jul 2014 12:47

Finally Africa showcases a dedicated decor, design and furniture expo

The motivation which drove Rina Fortmann, the former chairperson of EXSA, to launch the Inspire Trade Expo was primarily driven by the need in the industry to have a focused...

Issued by Inspire Trade Exhibition 2 Jul 2014 10:30

WDC Design Policy Conference in October

The WDC Design Policy Conference, 'Make a Plan', is a two-day global exchange of design strategy that takes place at the Cape Town Stadium 17-18 October 2014.

1 Jul 2014 09:22

Muizenberg Festival wins 6th World Design Capital 2014 pitching session

The sixth pitching session of the World Design Capital 2014, held on Tuesday 24 June 2014 at The Homecoming Centre, District Six Museum, saw eleven projects take the stage and pitch to an audience of potential funders, mentors and collaborators with Soli Philander as the master of ceremonies.

30 Jun 2014 14:11

Smile 90.4FM to promote World Design Capital 2014

Cape Town-based radio station Smile 90.4FM will promote World Design Capital 2014 through its growing listenership, following a partnership announcement by Cape Town Design NPC.

30 Jun 2014 09:16

WDC 2014 media briefing session

Cape Town Design NPC will be hosting its monthly media briefing session for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014 on Thursday 26 June 2014 from 12pm - 1pm.

25 Jun 2014 13:08

Loeries Integrated Campaign panel announced

This year the Loeries 2014 Integrated Campaign judging panel includes three international judges and some of the South Africa's most prominent names in the industry.

24 Jun 2014 12:29

43 in the SAB Innovation Awards

Shalton Mothwa, one of the candidates from the 43 Challenge run by the SABS Design Institute, has been provisionally chosen as one of the Phase 3 finalists for the 2014 edition of the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards.

Issued by SABS Design Institute 24 Jun 2014 11:40

Best South African brand designers - where are they?

Our country is home to some of the world's finest designers, across a myriad of genres. Growing international interest in the highly popular Design Indaba and last year's awarding of World Design Capital to the City of Cape Town speak to this idea.

24 Jun 2014 11:33

HiFashion Afrika launches on TV

A reality television series, called HiFashion Afrika, has been launched by Faith Nsa of Faith History Productions at a media event last month.

23 Jun 2014 13:40

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