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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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In Bizcommunity's [2014 trends] report, Anton Krugel names the first trend as "Less is more"...

By Zimaseka Njomi 17 Apr 2014 08:58

App maps creative industry in Cape Town

A free mobile app to map Cape Town's creativity has been launched by Creative Cape Town, a programme of the Cape Town Partnership, as part of nine official World Design Capital 2014 projects.

16 Apr 2014 08:59

Social Design competition opens in South Africa

The Rado Star Prize South Africa 2014 is looking for social design projects from talented design students or recent design graduates.

16 Apr 2014 08:23

Work with Daddy.O... New co-working space for entrepreneurs in Cape Town

Daddy's World Group has launched a new co-working space for entrepreneurs in Woodstock's Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town.

15 Apr 2014 10:48

Judges selected for Decorex Cape Town

The stand design judges for Decorex Cape Town have been selected, they are Alayne Reesberg, CEO of World Design Capital 2014, Heath Nash, a product designer best known for turning waste materials into covetable designs, plus interior designers Salome Gunter and Bobby Breen.

15 Apr 2014 10:43

World Design Capital 2014 legacy programme for design schools

As part of the World Design Capital 2014 legacy programme, some of Cape Town's design schools have collaborated to create a programme that will leave a mark on the country's future design landscape.

10 Apr 2014 11:38

1000Drawings Cape Town 2014: Doodle for a difference

1000Drawings Cape Town is back and has been selected as one of the official projects for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014.

10 Apr 2014 10:25

Between 10and5 to host Show & Tell creative talks

On Wednesday, 16 April Between 10and5 is hosting its very first Show & Tell event to kickstart an ongoing series of creative talks that it plans to host throughout the year.

9 Apr 2014 08:15

The Creative Circle 2013 Ad of the Year results

The Creative Circle announced the winners of its 2013 Ad of the Year Awards on 3 April at the new revamped The Venue, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.

7 Apr 2014 13:04

Design24 top designs announced

Media24 has revealed the judges' most favoured designs submitted for Design24, a design competition seeking concept ideas to reimagine and rejuvenate the Naspers Centre on Cape Town's Foreshore.

7 Apr 2014 11:48

[PRISM Awards 2014]: All the winners

The Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA) 2014 PRISM Awards took place last night in Sandton. And here are the winners! Congratulations to all of you.

7 Apr 2014 06:59

Get tickets for 2014 Loeries Creative Week Cape Town now

Loeries Creative Week Cape Town will be running from 15-21 September 2014 and tickets are now available.

2 Apr 2014 07:41

DionWired Design Your Life Theatre at Decorex

The lineup for the DionWired Design Your Life Theatre at Decorex Cape Town includes South African barista champion Craig Charity, Espresso Show TV chef Zola Nene and Masterchef food jammer Jade de Waal.

1 Apr 2014 13:45

ACT unveils new website

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is proud to unveil its new website and digital platforms, launched as part of the Trust's 20-year celebrations.

31 Mar 2014 14:58

2014 Design & Trend Forecast moves to Decorex Cape Town

The 2014 Design & Trend Forecast series of talks that are running at Decorex opened in March in Durban. It is now scheduled for Decorex Cape Town on 25 April.

31 Mar 2014 10:55

New trendtalk quarterly review discusses influential trends

The quarterly trendtalk#8 panel discussion featured Chris Reid, Louise Marsland and Yenza, who touched on the notion of the Maker/Hacker, framing it as a prominent and influential trend for 2014/15.

31 Mar 2014 09:05

Game changer enters the Joburg design scene

Just Design, one of the country's top packaging agencies, has opened its doors in Joburg. With the likes of Adcock Ingram and Tiger Brands already on the books, the company is aiming to build on the recognition and continuing success of its Cape Town office, now in its 15th year of business.

Issued by Just Design 28 Mar 2014 09:45

Cyber, Design and Direct juries chosen for Cannes Lions

The Cyber, Design and Direct juries have been chosen for Cannes Lions, which include two South African jurors.

28 Mar 2014 08:27

DionWired to sponsor Grand Designs Live

DionWired is the title sponsor of Grand Designs Live, now in its fifth year. Described as an extensive, home and garden show, it will take place at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg from 23-25 May 2014.

27 Mar 2014 14:35

2014 KKNK campaign 'Where the Arts prosper'

The inspirational theme for this year's Absa Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees (KKNK), taking place from 29 March to 5 April 2014 in Oudtshoorn, is 'Where the Arts prosper'.

23 Mar 2014 10:47

Collaborative brand building: Striving towards higher goals

It may not be a stunning revelation that for humanity, the need to compete is regarded as natural - but only as natural as the need to cooperate. These two driving forces and the interaction between them are central to human nature and as certainly of brand nature.

By Carla Enslin 21 Mar 2014 08:00

Nathan Reddy judging at D&AD awards

Nathan Reddy, founder of Grid Worldwide Branding and Design, is one of the judges at the 2014 Design and Art Direction (D&AD) awards beginning on 24 March in London. He is judging the Branding category, one of 24 categories in this year's awards.

20 Mar 2014 10:31

Eskom launches 2014 Energy Efficient Lighting Design Competition

Entries for the 2014 Eskom Energy Efficient Lighting Design Competition challenge both the novice and the seasoned to design an energy-efficient lamp. The theme of this year's competition is 'Celebrate 20 years of democracy' and the closing date is 15 August 2014.

20 Mar 2014 09:59

Winning advertising creative - you get what you brief

A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.

By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014 15:51

Designing public spaces that move people

Have you ever wanted to tell someone how you would like your city's public spaces designed? Or even felt strongly about how the public spaces created actually inhibit or restrict your preferred mode of transport?

Issued by College of Cape Town 14 Mar 2014 11:43

43 Challenge candidate interview: Could this be the end of queues?

Sandile Dlamini hates bad service, but what he hates even more is hanging around in queues, waiting to book for a show, an event or anything, really. In fact, he hates it so much that he is working on a mobile booking system to totally eradicate queuing in South Africa.

Issued by SABS Design Institute 14 Mar 2014 09:33

Colour Design Awards offers trips to NY and London

Plascon has launched its Colour Design Awards, an official project of the World Design Capital Cape Town 2014, offering a student award of a trip to London and a trip to New York for a professional winner.

13 Mar 2014 09:30

Sustainable Architecture Award entries close on 20 March

Entries to the 2014 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture will close on 20 March 2014. The biennial award recognises achievement in sustainable architecture and the creation of public awareness and debate on architectural issues.

12 Mar 2014 08:48

Decorex Cape Town takes shape

Decorex Cape Town, taking place at the CTICC from 25-28 April 2014 is already shaping up to deliver design delight, as it supports Cape Town as the World Design Capital 2014.

11 Mar 2014 08:15

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