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Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded
Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency programme goes trans-continental in 2018...

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#Loeries2018: All the service design finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the service design finalists!

Finalists in the service design categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

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Grid takes branding to new heights
Grid takes branding to new heights

As part of Absa's recent rebrand, I interviewed Grid Worldwide's chief experience officer Yatish Narsi to find out how they came up with the idea to conduct a drone show to showcase the vision for the brand, South Africa and the African continent as a whole...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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#DesignIndaba2019: Wanuri Kahiu announced as speaker

Renowned filmmaker and author Wanuri Kahiu has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Mensa merges wine quaffing with digital storytelling
Mensa merges wine quaffing with digital storytelling

With South Africa being home to a host of world-class wine brands, newly released expressions can easily go unnoticed because consumers are faced with so many quality options...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

From left to right (back row): Zydia Botes from SMTNG GOOD, Carl Ascroft, Michael Smith, Phillip Hollander and Joe Sefako from Houtlander, Alice Hutton, Stephen Wilson from Houtlander, Joe Paine, Anton Louw (Kino), Dylan Davies from Voke and Laurence Brick from Platform Creative Agency. Front row from left: Bonolo Chepape from Lunasclan, Cathy O'Clery from Platform Creative Agency, Nico Hendriksz from Kino, Marco Simal from Mother City Hardware and Sandra Jardim, the general manager of 100% Design South Africa. Image supplied.
100% Design South Africa announces 2018 Design Awards winners

The 2018 winners of the annual 100% Design South Africa Awards were announced Thursday 9 August 2018...

10 Aug 2018

Berge Farrell celebrates World Cup with ABInBev
Berge Farrell celebrates World Cup with ABInBev

ABInBev Africa appointed BF to design their 2018 FIFA World Cup Limited Edition packs as part of their activations linked to their global partnership with FIFA...

Issued by Berge Farrell 6 Aug 2018

Choc-Mint Hugs to beat the winter chills
Choc-Mint Hugs to beat the winter chills

House of Coffees Hug-in-a-Mug has released a new flavour...

Issued by Just Design 6 Aug 2018

Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges
Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges

The Perth Advertising and Design Club (PADC) has announced Cape Town as The Skulls 2018 judging city with King James CD Nkanyezi Masango as chair of judges...

31 Jul 2018

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg at the Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: Don't underestimate how big and life-changing this opportunity is

Cinemark Cannes Lions winners share their experiences while in Cannes, their favourite campaigns showcased during the Festival and share some valuable advice to young creatives...

By Juanita Pienaar 31 Jul 2018

AndreaBrand - Traces - Leaf Green range. Image supplied.
High-end design exhibits at 100% Design South Africa

High-end design takes centre stage at 100% Design South Africa this year...

26 Jul 2018

#Apex2018: How to build a global brand with a local insight
#Apex2018: How to build a global brand with a local insight

Veteran marketer Sharon Keith shared four basic principles in explaining how to build global brands at the local level and examples to demonstrate these at the ACA SA's Apex 'Next Level of Thinking Masterclass'...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue
#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue

The iconic moment in which Nelson Mandela gave his first speech as a free man...

25 Jul 2018

A fresh new look for one of Kenya's favourite fruit juices
A fresh new look for one of Kenya's favourite fruit juices

Just Design recycled photography and added clean white space to deliver fruity results for Yatta...

Issued by Just Design 23 Jul 2018

How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future
How Africa can embrace an AI-enabled future

AI is expected to create 2.3 million new jobs by 2020. Five ways to prepare for a future with artificial intelligence...

By Zoaib Hoosen 18 Jul 2018

Budding furniture designers, manufacturers invited to apply for Good Design Programme
Budding furniture designers, manufacturers invited to apply for Good Design Programme

Furniture designers and manufacturers have been invited to apply towards the Good Design Programme, a competition geared at individuals and startups looking to further their understanding of innovation in business...

17 Jul 2018

Health hacks to new packs
Health hacks to new packs

The brief was simple - inject new vitality into Citro-Soda packs by modernising, improving shelf standout and counteracting me-too competitors encroaching on the brand's visual assets...

Issued by Just Design 16 Jul 2018

Indigo Design Award 2018 winners
Indigo Design Award 2018 winners

Tokyo - The first Indigo Design Awards, set to inspire, promote and encourage excellence in all areas of digital design for creative agencies, independent designers and up-and-coming talent from around the world was held in Tokyo on 24 May...

13 Jul 2018

Skip partners with local design talent for Monochrome Pop-up Shop
Skip partners with local design talent for Monochrome Pop-up Shop

Skip has teamed up with three of South Africa's top fashion designers for a monochromatic fashion pop-up in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

13 Jul 2018

Local artist Chris Slabber wins big at international A' Design Award and Competition
Local artist Chris Slabber wins big at international A' Design Award and Competition

Commercial artist Chris Slabber recently won Platinum for his work on the 'Doom Insects' campaign and was named Designer of the Year at the A' Design Award and Competition in Como, Italy...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Jul 2018

German décor brand Kare opens South African showroom
German décor brand Kare opens South African showroom

German furniture and décor brand Kare has opened its first South African store in Kramerville, Johannesburg...

13 Jul 2018

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#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

Designing by algorithm
Designing by algorithm

How designers conceive of and develop their solutions to design problems generally involves both an analytical approach, research, and a creative development. This exhibition reveals another approach...

By Ingrid Leujes, Issued by Greenside Design Center 11 Jul 2018

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#DesignIndaba2019: David Droga announced as speaker

Advertising legend, David Droga, founder and chairman of Droga5, has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 10 Jul 2018

Design researcher, Shaakira Jassat, speaking at the 2018 Design Indaba. © Design Indaba.
#DesignIndaba2019: Ticket sales are open!

Ticket sales are now open for Design Indaba 2019 and here's all you need to know, from dates to discounts, speakers and more...

10 Jul 2018

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2017/18 AfriSam-SAIA Awards shortlist announced

The shortlisted projects for the 2017/18 AfriSam-South African Institute of Architects (SAIA) Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation have been announced...

6 Jul 2018

Sebastian Padilla. Co-founder of Mexico's Anagrama Studio and Loeries 2018 design jury president.
#Loeries2018: "Expect an aggressive shift from the minimalistic trend" - Sebastian Padilla

Learn why Sebastian Padilla, co-founder of Anagrama in Mexico, is this year's Loeries' design jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2018

Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products
Woolies celebrates #Mandela100 with 3 cause-related products

Marking the centenary year of Nelson Mandela's birth, Woolworths has launched three cause-related products...

4 Jul 2018

Design Indaba Emerging Creatives - Open for applications
Design Indaba Emerging Creatives - Open for applications

Applications for the Emerging Creatives Class of 2019 are now open and will close at midnight on 10 September 2018...

2 Jul 2018

#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'
#YouthMonth: Radarboy on data art, creative coding and 'un-design'

Not your typical creative, South African George 'Radarboy' Gally explains how he made the leap from creative director to teaching creative coding workshops across the world and working on data sculpture projects. He also shares advice for anyone out there looking to tap into their quirky talents...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2018

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