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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Business course aimed at getting artists to sell art not sell out
Business course aimed at getting artists to sell art not sell out

The Business Acumen for Artists course run by the UCT Graduate School of Business celebrates ten years of boosting creative entrepreneurs across South Africa...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 22 hours ago

Photographer: Adam Letch
Tracy Lynn Chemaly on Business of Design and other things

Business of Design is really for everyone from retailers and trend analysts to marketing and brand executives, and other industry entrepreneurs; even people from law and financial backgrounds...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Jul 2016

Hemmesphere brings designer lighting to South Africa
Hemmesphere brings designer lighting to South Africa

Amplicon has won the Hemmesphere Lighting account for communications in South Africa. Hemmesphere Lighting is a UK-based bespoke lighting design company owned by Barend Massow Hemmes of Massow Design...

Issued by Amplicon PR 12 Jul 2016

Can new products be given an advantage at launch?
Can new products be given an advantage at launch?

When Weiman brought their Magic Eraser to SA they partnered with Just Design to ensure the product's success in local markets...

Issued by Just Design 6 Jul 2016

New design team leader - Gerrit Breitenbach
New design team leader - Gerrit Breitenbach

Gerrit Breitenbach, who has been a part of the Worx Group family for the past two years, has been promoted to the position of design team leader...

Issued by The Worx Group 6 Jul 2016

Get more skills - Study part-time at the birthplace of brilliant
Get more skills - Study part-time at the birthplace of brilliant

The second semester of the AAA School of Advertising part-time courses commences in July, with the options in marketing, design, copywriting or digital media courses on offer...

Issued by The AAA School of Advertising 6 Jul 2016

15 SA students shortlisted in Nestlé Art Project
15 SA students shortlisted in Nestlé Art Project

A panel of judges - including Gordon Cook, the competition's principal curator and founding member of Vega School of Brand Leadership - has selected 15 South African art students as finalists in the Nestlé Art Project...

29 Jun 2016

Stick Man, co-directed by Snaddon, won Le Cristal at Annecy
#YouthMonth: Snaddon animates the industry

Director and animation supervisor, Daniel Snaddon, unpacks the animation industry's highs, lows and the must-haves to be a successful animator...

By Pasqua Heard 28 Jun 2016

Stick Man wins Le Cristal at Annecy
#YouthMonth: Triggerfish make waves in SA animation

Stick Man, a short film animated by Cape Town-based Triggerfish Animation Studios, recently won Le Cristal at Annecy - described as the "Oscars of animation"...

By Pasqua Heard 27 Jun 2016

Stru by Sabelo Sibisi © Ryno Fourie.
#YouthMonth: Today's design students, tomorrow's design entrepreneurs

With the country's unemployment rate having jumped from 24.5% to 26.7% in the first quarter of 2016 alone, there's never been a better time to nurture the youth's entrepreneurial spirit. Here's how two design students have already started their entrepreneurial journeys...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Jun 2016

100% Design South Africa opens in August with Decorex
100% Design South Africa opens in August with Decorex

The third annual 100% Design South Africa offers classic and contemporary furniture, ceramics, textiles and more, to set the style pace for the year to come...

23 Jun 2016

Two more 'Red Dots' for KIA
Two more 'Red Dots' for KIA

KIA Motors has once again reinforced its reputation for the highest design standards, picking up two prizes at the 2016 'Red Dot Awards' for Product Design...

Issued by Kia Motors South Africa 20 Jun 2016

Berge Farrell and Chivas Regal
Berge Farrell and Chivas Regal

Berge Farrell was tasked with creating an international "Dubai limited edition" pack in the duty-free segment for the Chivas Regal 12-year bottle. The packs are bespoke, impactful and Dubai-centric, while showcasing the luxury of Dubai and staying true to the Chivas brand guidelines...

Issued by Berge Farrell 20 Jun 2016

Being creative - Why good ideas aren't good enough
Being creative - Why good ideas aren't good enough

Winged cupcake emojis and Donald Trump tweets are not the only 'creative' contributions to social media these days. Platforms such as Facebook and Instagram have acted as global chalkboards...

By Jody Boshoff 17 Jun 2016

Deadline for Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards this Friday
Deadline for Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards this Friday

The Awards honours both magazine and digital design and journalism in the consumer, B2B, association, regional and non-profit sectors...

15 Jun 2016

Tullamore D.E.W packaging
Tullamore D.E.W packaging

Bittersuite was briefed to create an off-trade gift carton for Tullamore D.E.W. that boosts the shelf equity of the brand, while encouraging all-year-round gifting...

Issued by Bittersuite 15 Jun 2016

The retro revival
The retro revival

While advertisers are debating whether augmented reality will pip virtual reality at the post, some marketers are heeding the consumers' desire to go back to basics with a retro revival...

By Sheila McGillivray 14 Jun 2016

Teaching design thinking.
#YouthMonth: Re-design-(think)ing Woodstock with Sk8 for Gr8

At only 25, Alison Harris runs Sk8 for Gr8, a social enterprise encouraging design thinking amongst Woodstock youth...

By Pasqua Heard 9 Jun 2016

Doing what the cool kids do, staying trendy with Snapchat’s greatest feature.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kevin Dunbar

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Kevin Dunbar, the only student nominee in the 2016 IAB Bookmark Awards and currently lead designer at craft cider startup, Sxollie Cider...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jun 2016

Images all courtesy of Design Partnership & ABSA.
ABSA, by Design Partnership

If you have ventured to the brand new Mall of Africa you may have seen the new ABSA bank branch. Creating a stir with the images and video that are doing the rounds on social media, it's an ongoing project by Design Partnership...

By Dave Nemeth 7 Jun 2016

Just Design cracks a Dieline Award
Just Design cracks a Dieline Award

A re-imagined festive gift earns local packaging specialists a coveted international award...

Issued by Just Design 7 Jun 2016

Alison Harris conducts a workshop with creative mentors and Woodstock youth.
#YouthMonth: Youth on the flipside

Anyone familiar with the Woodstock scene in Cape Town will know that skateboarding is a common pastime for many young locals...

By Pasqua Heard 7 Jun 2016

Early bird bookings for Business of Design conference open
Early bird bookings for Business of Design conference open

The two-day conference, Business of Design, returns to Johannesburg and Cape Town in August with more lessons and inspiration from the country"s top business experts and industry professionals...

6 Jun 2016

BA Honours Graphic Design programme open for midyear intake
BA Honours Graphic Design programme open for midyear intake

The Design School of Southern Africa (DSSA), a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (IIE), has a midyear intake for its BA Honours Graphic Design programme at the Pretoria and Bordeaux campuses...

3 Jun 2016

Laurence Brick
Business of Design announces impressive speaker lineup

Business of Design, the two-day conference held in both Joburg and Cape Town, will return in August with more lessons and inspiration from the country's top business experts and industry professionals...

3 Jun 2016

WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically
WeDesign2016 Conference to change urban thinking radically

The WeDesign2016 Conference, taking place in Durban on 8 July 2016, features Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan as one of the keynote speakers..

31 May 2016

New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team Artigatos
New York Festivals Torch Awards for young creative talent announces 2016's Grand-Winning Team - Team Artigatos

New York Festivals Torch Awards announced the 2016 Grand-Winning Team at the New York Show held at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City...

Issued by New York Festivals 27 May 2016

World of opportunities awaits South African creatives
World of opportunities awaits South African creatives

A weaker currency might actually mean more opportunities in the global economy for South African businesses, especially those operating in the creative industry, according to Andrew Human, the CEO of the Loeries...

Issued by Loeries 25 May 2016

Corporate art: No more upstairs, downstairs
Corporate art: No more upstairs, downstairs

When I recently found myself at the launch of a financial giant's new head office in Sandton, Johannesburg, I was quite unprepared for the brand's unflinching leap into an entirely original and inclusive art space...

25 May 2016

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