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Business of Design launched in Joburg and Cape Town - SABS Design Institute
Business of Design launched in Joburg and Cape Town

Business of Design is a dynamic seminar and workshop by leading professionals, aiding artisans, manufacturers and SMEs in the design and fashion industries. The workshops were held in Cape Town and are now coming to Joburg...

Issued by SABS Design Institute 21 Oct 2014 12:19

Promise packs an integrated punch - Promise Digital
Promise packs an integrated punch

The advertising industry is making a move toward integrated solutions, and it's a brave brand that is willing to challenge conventions and allow an agency to create real magic...

Issued by Promise Digital 20 Oct 2014 14:15

Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods
Royalty to open Danish Showroom for Design, Architecture, Consumer Goods

As part of the WDC 2014, Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and the Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen will be in Cape Town...

20 Oct 2014 12:14

Exploring the endless possibilities of electroluminescent wire - the world's only flexible lighting product - Firewater Group
Exploring the endless possibilities of electroluminescent wire - the world's only flexible lighting product

Firewater Light, one of SA's biggest importers, manufacturers and distributors of promotional lighting products, has launched a bright and colourful new website showcasing one of its most versatile and popular products: EL wire...

Issued by Firewater Group 20 Oct 2014 11:24

[WDC2014] Cape Town shows off for WDC2014 convocation ceremony
[WDC2014] Cape Town shows off for WDC2014 convocation ceremony

Cape Town's reign as the official World Design Capital city of 2014 has come to an end. Here's what you can expect as Taipei takes on the creativity chalice as WDC2016...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Oct 2014 09:30

Visiting World Design Capital 2014 - CNN's 'Marketplace Africa'
Visiting World Design Capital 2014 - CNN's 'Marketplace Africa'

On CNN's 'Marketplace Africa', showing tonight 17 October 2014 on DStv Channel 401 at 8.45pm, the show will feature Cape Town, World Design Capital 2014...

17 Oct 2014 11:39

SA-UK Seasons project calls for proposals
SA-UK Seasons project calls for proposals

The SA-UK Seasons project, which creates a platform for the arts communities in SA and UK to cooperate and collaborate, is calling for proposals for Seasons 2014 & 2015. The closing date is 23 November 2014.

16 Oct 2014 11:50

A wearable future
A wearable future

Wearable technology is an industry still in its infancy, but the recent 2014 fashion weeks around the globe will be remembered for the increasing use of technology - in the shows and in the clothes...

By Louise Marsland 13 Oct 2014 12:00

Uplifting Table Mountain Aerial Cableway's website
Uplifting Table Mountain Aerial Cableway's website

Flow Communications has redesigned the Cape Town's Table Mountain Aerial Cableway (TMAC) website.

12 Oct 2014 09:22

How can a design policy benefit South Africa
How can a design policy benefit South Africa

The WDC Design Policy Conference, the fourth in a series of six Signature Events that are part of the yearlong WDC 2014 programme, will take place on 17-18 October 2014 at the Cape Town Stadium...

6 Oct 2014 15:13

Successful SA Innovation Summit in Cape Town
Successful SA Innovation Summit in Cape Town

Cape Town recently hosted the seventh SA Innovation Summit, which attracted over 700 innovators, investors and scholars and an additional 650 delegates from all over Southern Africa...

1 Oct 2014 14:15

African Design Magazine launches online
African Design Magazine launches online

African Design Magazine launches online today, 1 October 2014. It is compatible with smartphones and tablets...

1 Oct 2014 09:21

WDC 2014 School Design Week project inspires learners
WDC 2014 School Design Week project inspires learners

The Cape Craft + Design Institute's (CCDI) Design Support programme has just run a School Design Week project, an official World Design Capital 2014 project, exposing several thousand high school learners in the Greater Cape Town area to...

30 Sep 2014 09:41

Solutions from The Better Living Challenge on show from October
Solutions from The Better Living Challenge on show from October

The Better Living Challenge was a design competition calling for green and affordable products, systems and services to improve the homes of people living in low-income communities...

29 Sep 2014 10:11

Alun Davies
Five tips on how designers can deal with criticism

How do you avoid the anguish that comes with a client not liking the design you worked on all weekend, through the night, blew off your mates for, and made your partner mad at you after another cancelled date...?

By Alun Davies 26 Sep 2014 08:11

All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners
All the 2014 Clio Awards South African winners

The Clio awards winners have been announced and South African agencies walked away with three Gold, six Silver and eleven Bronze...

25 Sep 2014 10:26

Loeries 2014: Taking design to the next level - Stephen Doyle
Loeries 2014: Taking design to the next level - Stephen Doyle

On Friday, 19 September, speaker Stephen Doyle took the stage to showcase some of his work, and how design doesn't have to be digital to be effective...

By Beverley Klein 22 Sep 2014 11:24

DesignIndaba.com is now fully-fledged online media platform
DesignIndaba.com is now fully-fledged online media platform

To complement its annual festival and create an independent platform for content, Design Indaba has recharged its digital presence with a new website to display, analyse and probe developments in design and creativity from Africa and across the globe.

22 Sep 2014 08:55

'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas
'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast features Philip Thomas

Philip Thomas, CEO of Lions Festivals is coming to South Africa to share his insight and experience of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity at an exclusive 'Learning from Cannes Lions' breakfast on 2 October 2014...

18 Sep 2014 14:43

Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover - Hummingbird Group
Pollen and Telamenta collaborate on Gaschette Magazine interactive cover

For Gaschette Magazine's 13th issue, entitled "Narcisse", the online publication partnered with creative media house, @Pollencreative and web development agency, Telamenta, to create a different kind of magazine cover...

Issued by Hummingbird Group 18 Sep 2014 12:56

Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign
Vote for favourite Koo T-shirt in new campaign

To celebrate its 75th birthday next year and its role as part of South African heritage, Koo has commissioned 12 designers from a variety of backgrounds, to come up with T-shirt designs...

18 Sep 2014 11:04

The creative hub - Platinum Studios
The creative hub - Platinum Studios

Cape Town is set to get a creative injection with the launch of industrial-slick photography, recording and rehearsal studios opening in Woodstock in October...

Issued by Platinum Studios 17 Sep 2014 13:06

Louise Marsland
[NewsMaker] The Loerie Awards 2014

The Loerie Awards is our NewsMaker this week. As judging for the Loerie Awards 2014 takes place this week, we asked some of the judges what they expect from the work this year and what they hope to see...

By Louise Marsland 17 Sep 2014 08:14

A new generation of precision design - Berge Farrell
A new generation of precision design

Castle 1895 Draught has just launched with a boldly progressive, contemporary and innovative bottle and can design that brings to life the brand's promise of 'a legacy of taste, progressively crafted for genuine refreshment'...

Issued by Berge Farrell 16 Sep 2014 12:02

Facebook celebrates SA creativity with support of the Loeries 2014
Facebook celebrates SA creativity with support of the Loeries 2014

In line with its goals of promoting positive engagement between brands and consumers in high-growth markets and helping people in Africa to connect with each other, Facebook has a strategic partnership with the Loeries Creative Week 2014...

16 Sep 2014 10:28

SA Business Conference to focus on design thinking
SA Business Conference to focus on design thinking

The annual UCT GSB Conference on 'Business of Social and Environmental Innovation', being held on 23-24 October 2014, will focus on design thinking...

11 Sep 2014 14:10

ASEN stories of impact celebrate social entrepreneurs
ASEN stories of impact celebrate social entrepreneurs

A recognised World Design Capital 2014 project, ASEN Stories of Impact, highlights the stories of social entrepreneurs from various socio-economic backgrounds throughout Cape Town, via online and social media platforms...

11 Sep 2014 09:04

Towards a brighter future for Africa: Design can make the difference - SABS Design Institute
Towards a brighter future for Africa: Design can make the difference

'Local innovation, global conversation' is the main theme of the 7th annual South African Innovation Summit to be held at the Cape Town Stadium from 16 to 18 September...

Issued by SABS Design Institute 10 Sep 2014 12:47

Loeries Exhibition arrives at Cinemark, Cape Town
Loeries Exhibition arrives at Cinemark, Cape Town

The Loeries Exhibition will be opening at Cinemark in Cape Town on 17 September. Entry to view the exhibition is free and will be open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm...

9 Sep 2014 11:47

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