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2016/2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards judges announced
2016/2017 PPC Imaginarium Awards judges announced

Now in its third year, the PPC Imaginarium Awards has assembled some of the industry's most influential creatives on the national and regional judging panel who will evaluate the various category submissions, choose category finalists and the overall winner...

12 Jan 2017

Southern Guild to get new location at V&A Waterfront Silo District
Southern Guild to get new location at V&A Waterfront Silo District

The Guild Group has announced its tenure of a new flagship location for Southern Guild at the V&A Waterfront Silo District, a 35,000-square-metre mixed-use pedestrianised precinct currently under major development...

11 Jan 2017

New January sales campaign for MADE.COM
New January sales campaign for MADE.COM

The January Sale campaign for MADE.COM, which includes TV, print, OOH, online and social channels, will run from 24 December 2016, in the UK, France and Germany for six weeks...

22 Dec 2016

Russian Bear releases Riky Rick limited edition bottle
Russian Bear releases Riky Rick limited edition bottle

Russian Bear has teamed up with local hip-hop icon, Riky Rick to release a fresh new limited edition Russian Bear x Riky Rick bottle. This new design displays the Russian Bear logo and bottle shape, with a bright red design, sporting Riky's lyrics and likeness...

20 Dec 2016

123RF
Are you making these five logo design blunders?

A logo can be a very useful element for projecting the personality and message of a brand or business. Some of the most recognisable business logos in our world today include McDonalds, Addidas, Mercedes-Benz...

By Charles Mburugu 20 Dec 2016

Showcasing young African talent through scalable content-generation #Hello2moro
Showcasing young African talent through scalable content-generation #Hello2moro

Project #Hello2moro was developed to celebrate the inspiring creative energy of young urban Africa and demonstrate the power of an integrated content marketing approach in effectively penetrating the advertising 'white noise'...

Issued by The Whalley Collective 15 Dec 2016

Boomtown takes SA's first and only certified organic frozen lemon juice to market
Boomtown takes SA's first and only certified organic frozen lemon juice to market

SOGA (Sundays Organic Growers Association) Organic appointed Boomtown to design the packaging for South Africa's first and only certified organic frozen lemon juice...

Issued by Boomtown 15 Dec 2016

ADC selects Digital and Design juries
ADC selects Digital and Design juries

The Art Directors Club has selected 28 jurors for the ADC 96th Annual Awards. The juries, featuring creatives from 13 countries and split evenly between men and women, will judge entries from around the world for excellence in craft, design and innovation.

15 Dec 2016

PSL and Brand inc design up a storm
PSL and Brand inc design up a storm

Over the past six months, Brand inc has partnered with the PSL to create top-end design for their major competitions...

Issued by Brand inc 14 Dec 2016

#TRENDING: Will going 'green' bring hope to 2017?
#TRENDING: Will going 'green' bring hope to 2017?

Louise Marsland unpacks whether Pantone's colour of the year can really make the world a better place in 2017...

By Louise Marsland 13 Dec 2016

#BestofBiz: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2016: Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

12 Dec 2016

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#DesignIndaba2017: Olafur Eliasson announced as speaker!

Design Indaba has just announced another international speaker for its 2017 festival - Olafur Eliasson, also known as the Palace of Versailles' guest artist for the summer of 2016...

9 Dec 2016

Welcome #Greenery, Pantone's 2017 colour of the year
Welcome #Greenery, Pantone's 2017 colour of the year

NEWSWATCH: Prepare to feel like you're bringing the outdoors indoors with Pantone's colour of the year 2017: #Greenery...

9 Dec 2016

Night of 1000 Drawings raises R100,000 for charity
Night of 1000 Drawings raises R100,000 for charity

During one of South Africa's biggest art-for-charity events, 1,422 people turned out to support 1000 Drawings on Thursday 10 November at Joziburg Lane, raising R100,000 for charity...

6 Dec 2016

#DesignIndaba2017: Airbnb's Joe Gebbia booked as first speaker!
#DesignIndaba2017: Airbnb's Joe Gebbia booked as first speaker!

Design Indaba has just announced the first speaker for its 2017 festival - Joe Gebbia, co-founder and CPO (that's chief product officer) of Airbnb, currently responsible for crafting the company culture, shaping the design aesthetic and innovating future growth opportunities...

6 Dec 2016

Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving
Becoming more human-focused in your problem-solving

I am more convinced than ever that the best problem-solvers are those who are passionate about people and keep people at the core of solutions. They have the passion for finding the best solution to enhance people's lives or the environment...

By Helna Brown 2 Dec 2016

Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation
Design thinking for youngsters is essential for innovation

Breaking away from a traditional learn-memorise-test approach to education, design thinking is paving the way for inspiring 'out-of-the-box' thinking amongst youngsters...

2 Dec 2016

New rhino calendar from STROOP
New rhino calendar from STROOP

Following on its definitive film on the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa, the STROOP team has announced that it is releasing its 2017 calendar this month...

1 Dec 2016

Gold Pack Awards honour student as second overall winner
Gold Pack Awards honour student as second overall winner

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...

1 Dec 2016

Clover visitor's booking site live!
Clover visitor's booking site live!

Clover Industries recently launched its new visitors centre, with aims of providing an educational experience to its visitors by bringing the story of dairy and of Clover to life...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 29 Nov 2016

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How to work together and survive

Back in the early nineties when the domain name registration race kicked off and corporates battled to create relatively simple brochure sites, relationships between creative agencies and developers grew and certain routines and working practices evolved...

By Greg Wolejko 24 Nov 2016

Fresh-baked ideas and packaging for SASKO flour
Fresh-baked ideas and packaging for SASKO flour

Just Design uses their packaging expertise to build on the successful SASKO bread upgrade, leveraging the brand's position across the local retail space...

Issued by Just Design 23 Nov 2016

Created for DesignThinkers Academy by
Design-led or design-mediated?

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...

By Robert Bloom 22 Nov 2016

Tungsten 3D-prints objects and builds plinths for Qualcomm Invisible Museum
Tungsten 3D-prints objects and builds plinths for Qualcomm Invisible Museum

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

Give a click, support a charity
Give a click, support a charity

A new campaign, from Unilever and Liquorice DigitasLBi, is uGive, an initiative that rewards consumers for engaging with its brands on Facebook by automatically donating to charities that they choose...

18 Nov 2016

Three SA entries shortlisted for One Show Awards 2017
Three SA entries shortlisted for One Show Awards 2017

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
Three Ships Whisky launches a world first

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

Vee Station, the most creative agency has arrived in Cape Town
Vee Station, the most creative agency has arrived in Cape Town

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...

Issued by Vee Station 16 Nov 2016

Tungsten teams up with Witch & Wizard Productions for Sneaker Exchange
Tungsten teams up with Witch & Wizard Productions for Sneaker Exchange

The much anticipated Sneaker Exchange event was brought to The Sands in Johannesburg on Saturday, 6 November...

Issued by Tungsten 15 Nov 2016

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