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Studio Zoo a winner in the 2017 Promax & BDA Africa Awards
Studio Zoo a winner in the 2017 Promax & BDA Africa Awards

Promax & BDA is a global, non-profit association dedicated to advancing the role and effectiveness of promotion, marketing and broadcast design professionals in the electronic media...

Issued by Studio Zoo 3 days ago

Promise top five in SA for client satisfaction (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)
Promise top five in SA for client satisfaction (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)

Promise has been voted by clients as a foremost agency in South Africa for client satisfaction. Promise is also the only agency to maintain its position in the top five after the debut Scopen Agency Scope survey...

Issued by Promise 3 days ago

Trevor Stuurman was a speaker at WGSN's Futures Cape Town.
#EntrepreneurMonth: Talking African inspiration with Trevor Stuurman

One of the highlights of WGSN's Futures Cape Town was an inspirational talk by 24-year-old Trevor Stuurman - in effortless digitally savvy youth fashion, this Christmas Day baby is an entrepreneur, photographer and multimedia visual artist with a verified Instagram account and over 156,000 Twitter followers - here's why his fresh ideas resonate so deeply....

By Leigh Andrews 10 Nov 2017

Promise first in SA for dedication to BEE (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)
Promise first in SA for dedication to BEE (Scopen Agency Scope 2017/18)

Promise has been voted by clients as the leading agency in South Africa for commitment to Black Economic Empowerment and Transformation...

Issued by Promise 10 Nov 2017

Clere Active gets a real workout from Just Design Jhb
Clere Active gets a real workout from Just Design Jhb

With the help of the Just Design Jhb team, Clere Active has stopped benchmarking themselves against personal care and moved themselves into the active space entirely...

Issued by Just Design 9 Nov 2017

Savanna - The flavour adventure continues
Savanna - The flavour adventure continues

Iconic brand Savanna has brought another first to South Africa by launching a special release rum-flavoured cider - Savanna Blackbeard...

Issued by Just Design 8 Nov 2017

Early-bird ticket sales now open for Design Indaba Festival 2018
Early-bird ticket sales now open for Design Indaba Festival 2018

Early-bird ticket sales now open for Design Indaba Conference and Festival 2018, performance lineup to be confirmed early in 2018...

3 Nov 2017

Kate Desmarais, associate creative director at Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago is originally from South Africa.
SA expat wins The One Club 3% Movement's Next Creative Leaders award

Kate Desmarais, associate creative director at Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago - originally from South Africa - has won The One Club 3% Movement's Next Creative Leaders award...

3 Nov 2017

Choc-HO HO HO-late for the silly season
Choc-HO HO HO-late for the silly season

The Just Design Jhb team was tasked with coming up with a look and feel for Cadbury SA's limited edition range...

Issued by Just Design 2 Nov 2017

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D&AD launch call for entries and unveils global jury presidents

The 56th annual D&AD Awards are now open for entry, with two brand new categories announced to celebrate the very best work in an ever-evolving creative landscape...

2 Nov 2017

SJ Myeza is one of the winners of One Club's Young Guns 15.
SA's SJ Myeza announced as a One Club Young Guns 15 winner!

Among the winners announced for the One Club's Young Guns 15 is South African filmmaker SJ Myeza from 7Films...

2 Nov 2017

Morag Myerscough © .
First speaker for Design Indaba Festival 2018 announced

British designer, Morag Myerscough is the first speaker announced for the Design Indaba Festival 2018...

1 Nov 2017

#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 2)
#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 2)

In answer to the question, Lauren Woolf, founder of Mrs Woolf, told delegates of Business of Design Johannesburg 2017 the key findings from her Masters thesis, the problem and the implications...

By Jessica Tennant 1 Nov 2017

Red Dot Gala © .
Best communication designers honoured at Red Dot award ceremony

The international creative scene convened in Berlin, Germany, to celebrate the laureates of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2017 on Friday, 27 October 2017...

30 Oct 2017

#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 1)
#BODJHB: Are advertising agencies the cobbler's children? (Part 1)

During her time at Ogilvy & Mather, Lauren Woolf, now founder of Mrs Woolf, recognised a paradox in the advertising world that led her to write a thesis on the subject as part of her MBA at the Berlin School of Creative Leadership...

By Jessica Tennant 27 Oct 2017

#Newsmaker: Buitendach, Singiswa win Sikuvile Journalism Award for presentation of Financial Mail covers
#Newsmaker: Buitendach, Singiswa win Sikuvile Journalism Award for presentation of Financial Mail covers

Sarah Buitendach and Vuyo Singiswa of Tiso Blackstar Group recently won a Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Award in the Presentation category for the 2016 Financial Mail covers they worked on together...

By Jessica Tennant 24 Oct 2017

#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency
#StartupStory: Kingdom Agency

Kingdom is the new agency on the block, with a heart for positive messaging and making a difference. As such, the insight, strategy and creative agency, founded by friends Donna Mathews and Herman Wallis, applies a triple-win philosophy, whereby...

By Jessica Tennant 23 Oct 2017

Chris Weylandt
#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

On day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Oct 2017

Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists
Clio Awards announce "Of-the-Year" finalists

The top finalists for the "Of-the-Year" awards to be presented at the 2017 Clio Entertainment Awards have been announced...

20 Oct 2017

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group.
#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time...

By Jessica Tennant 19 Oct 2017

Harnessing design thinking to drive entrepreneurial impact, innovation
Harnessing design thinking to drive entrepreneurial impact, innovation

The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns. The only way to change and to shift into new spaces, is to develop strong cultures of innovation...

By Gilbert Saggia 19 Oct 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design
#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017

Exploring the art of design
Exploring the art of design

Graphic design is a field that is all about visual communication. It is about creating fresh, clean looks for brands and most importantly, it is about creating visuals that are going to attract the attention of the target market...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by CityVarsity 17 Oct 2017

Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of The One Club for Creativity © .
The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The One Club for Creativity has announced the call for entries for the ADC 97th Annual Awards as well as a new tiered pricing structure and a couple of category changes...

17 Oct 2017

Morris and Mtongana.
#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise and delight customers

Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2017

Semiotics and the shift to 'strategic design': A sign of the times
Semiotics and the shift to 'strategic design': A sign of the times

In an increasingly interconnected and integrated world, the disciplines of strategic planning and brand design are simultaneously shifting and converging in ways that we, as an industry, have never seen before...

By Mike dos Santos 13 Oct 2017

Brux © –
#BODCT: Don't let robots take your job, boost your creative thinking!

In addition to his role at Mirum and chairman of Red & Yellow, digital marketing pioneer Rob Stokes is father to four children under the age of five. Little wonder his thoughts often turn to their future and the impact of AI on the world as we know it. Here's why it's crucial to hone your creative thinking skills...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Oct 2017

Erica Elk, executive director of the CDI.
The CDI announce name change, launch Design Directory and release results of CDI design retail survey

The CDI announces its new name, the Craft and Design Institute; the launch of SA's first craft and design directory; and the results of a survey undertaken by the CDI on the value of design retail in Cape Town...

12 Oct 2017

Visser, Nicolson and Scott.
#BODCT: Creating engaging experiences and going viral

Business of Design 2017 targeted the ultimate 21st century business dream - creating an engaging brand experience with Studio H and Thingking, with The Kiffness sharing how he goes viral on social media - not quite as easy as 1,2,3,4...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Oct 2017

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