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Date: 22 Sep 2016
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Five tips for creating a great business logo
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Infographics - powerful marketing tools but need skilful design
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A well-designed infographic is a data-rich image that tells a story in a clear and effective way. High quality infographics are far more likely to be read and shared than text-based content...

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Sarah Personette, VP global business marketing, Facebook. Source: Gallo Images.
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Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup
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A St Petersburg design studio, Petersburg Studio Oneione, has designed a transparent plastic bus that will offer visitors unparalleled viewing of the city during the FIFA World Cup in 2018...

19 Aug 2016

Image by 123RF
Shopfitting: bricks and mortar brand reinforcement

Shopfitting plays a subtle but important role in reinforcing the overall brand...

15 Jul 2016

Teaching food production to families in Egypt
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FAO launches the regional competition of "Aquaponics design" in collaboration with Arab Women Investors Union...

8 Jul 2016

Image by 123RF
Diagnosis app scoops Africa health prize

An app that allows rural doctors to seek advice remotely from experts, has won Africa's first health technology prize...

27 May 2016

Flower show for Africa
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26 May 2016

Zimbabwean high school students design car
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Zimbabwean high school students design car set to be manufactured in two years...

By Melody Mashaire 24 May 2016

Catterbox
#TRENDING: Best new products this year

I think I've discovered my Best New Product of the Year for 2016 already: a cat collar that makes your cat 'talk' back...

By Louise Marsland 23 May 2016

Togolese techie, Kodjo Afate Gnikou, has invented a 3D printer that costs only $100 to make, using easily sourced second-hand electronics. The 3D-printer alleviates the negative effects of E-Waste and is a game-changer for the electronics industry. (Image: Daniel Hayduk, Ulule)
Africa's phenomenal inventors

Busting the myth that Africa doesn't produce scientific innovators...

By Stewart Maganga 18 May 2016

Building sustainable smart cities
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IDC's Mark Walker Discusses Building Sustainable Smart Cities...

13 May 2016

10 nominees for Africa Innovation Prize
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African ingenuity this year showcases breakthroughs in malaria and other public health burdens, smart solutions for farmers and dynamic power initiatives ...

11 May 2016

Micheal Habumugisha of Musanze in his workshop. Source: COMESA
Africa regional leather design studio launched

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9 May 2016

'Connect, Diversify, Grow' at FESPA Africa
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There is an increased focus on Sub-Saharan Africa this year at FESPA Africa...

5 May 2016

3D wins Best Stand
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A win for 3D for Botswana's Baisago University stand...

5 May 2016

Nairobi start-up garage
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Merck brings international start-ups to Darmstadt and Nairobi in artificial intelligence accelerator...

20 Apr 2016

Dr Joan Clos
Urbanisation is a tool for development

Growing urbanisation could be a big opportunity for Africa...

18 Apr 2016

Coca-Cola can't trademark new bottle, EU court rules
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: An EU court on Wednesday threw out an attempt by US drinks giant Coca-Cola to get trade mark status for a new design of its iconic fluted bottle throughout the 28-nation bloc...

25 Feb 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Continental design disruption
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In this exclusive interview, Ravi Naidoo speaks beyond the borders of this week's Design Indaba conference. He touches on design across Africa, as well the importance of activism in guiding design thinking...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2016

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11 Feb 2016

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Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 11 February 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at two events happening in Cape Town next week...

10 Feb 2016

#DesignMonth: From the air with flair
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Design is all about seeing something ordinary and making it extraordinary, and that's just what the guys at Sky Decor do. They transform old and abandoned aircraft parts and turn them into beautiful furniture displays...

By Beverley Klein 9 Feb 2016

It's officially Design Month on Biz
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Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016

Three reasons Nigerian fashion is taking over the world
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Nigeria is popular for a lot of things and most recently, fashion is in the fore. People all over the world, including international celebrities like Chris Brown, Rihanna and Beyonce have been spotted wearing different Nigerian clothing...

By Nkem Ndem V 1 Feb 2016

Award-winning designer scoops CNN interview
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Award-winning designer and columnist Leah Misika has even more reason to celebrate the new year after nailing an interview on global news network CNN's 'African Voices' - an incredible addition to her ever-growing portfolio...

By Netumbo Nekomba 11 Jan 2016

Design Indaba beckons - bookings and media entries in now
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The annual Design Indaba, described as the 'Cirque du Soleil for your mind', closes for early bird registration on 10 December 2015...

9 Dec 2015

Africa's got nothing to wear
Africa's got nothing to wear

The continent's A-listers won't be able to see their favourite fashion week for the first time in its 10 years of existence. The event's organisers told designers that Africa Fashion International had been cancelled...

By Rea Khoabane 28 Oct 2015

Image credit: © Scholars and Gentlemen
Business of Design Spring 2015: What you missed

The impact of Gen Z on the way brands treat consumers, the rise of Afrofuturism and the real reason many brands fail at cracking the African market were all hot topics on the first day of this design business-centric conference...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Oct 2015

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