The CTICC in Cape Town played host to Design Indaba 2014. BizTakeoutsTV was there to catch up with conference speakers and buyers visiting the expo for their views on this year's event. (video)
7 Mar 2014 08:20
There are a number of specialists who all contribute to analysing and interpreting big data. We'd like to add a less obvious specialisation into the mix, namely animation and gaming.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
Those who did arrive early on Friday at the Design Indaba were rewarded by listening to Issa Diabate, who apparently even trended on Twitter during his presentation.
By Terry Levin 3 Mar 2014 11:10
At a creative conference you always expect to hear from pros in the industry, but boy, was Marcello Serpa a treat on day two of Design Indaba. (video)
By Ilse van den Berg 28 Feb 2014 12:24
Due to increased access to connectivity and the associated predicted urbanisation, African cities wishing to uplift their populations into the 21st century are going to have to start focusing today on what the city of tomorrow will look like, according to professional services firm Deloitte.
25 Feb 2014 10:43
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity organisers have announced the jury presidents, including the first jury president for the new Product Design Lions category.
20 Feb 2014 09:21
It is hardly clairvoyant to acknowledge that Africa's natural and human resources will be pivotal in almost every category you care to name in the decades to come; here's how...
By Terry Levin 10 Feb 2014 13:51
Local information and communications technology development firm, Mobile Monday (MoMo Nigeria), will be running a contest for mobile software application developers and designers in the country.
20 Jan 2014 11:16
The world is going gaga over culture, design and art from Africa, but back here on the continent we're innovating exciting solutions to uniquely African challenges. Here are my thoughts on the four biggest trends related to Africa...
By Oresti Patricios 20 Jan 2014 07:06
CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website.
17 Jan 2014 06:47
A question I've asked myself personally - the Society team started as two people in 2011, it's now 12, so we ask this in one way or another pretty regularly. This is also a question clients wanting to build their own teams have regularly asked us.
By Daniel Pinch 5 Nov 2013 05:50
African Fashion International (AFI) is hosting the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa (MBFW Africa) which is running until tomorrow, 2 November 2013.
1 Nov 2013 10:18
#AmazeAfrica, an initiative from Samsung Electronics Africa, will take place on the opening night of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa on Wednesday, 30 October at the Pretoria City Hall.
29 Oct 2013 11:32
The Loeries has received an apology from MetropolitanRepublic, in which statements made during a recent radio interview have been recanted.
28 Oct 2013 07:41
It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.
19 Oct 2013 11:12
In a world of print magazine ads, television commercials and billboards, what the face of your brand looked like was more important than just about anything.
By Chemory Gunko 7 Oct 2013 06:48
The Annual African Creative Economy Conference (ACEC) takes place for the first time in Cape Town, from 6-9 October 2013 - and a parallel programme of African cultural events is on offer for delegates and locals alike.
1 Oct 2013 13:31
Submissions for the acquisition of africa.com domain names are flooding in, as brands seek to gain an internet tag associated with the continent.
By Nanine Steenkamp 26 Sep 2013 06:06
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
Nation Media Group, reportedly East Africa's largest media house, has revamped the Daily Nation website. The revamped site was launched to bloggers at an event on Wednesday, 14 August 2013, in Nairobi.
16 Aug 2013 12:27
The MTV Staying Alive Foundation and Nigerian publisher Kachifo are inviting young Nigerian artists and illustrators (16-34) to submit their designs for a comic book based on the Shuga TV series.
1 Aug 2013 14:13
The Designer and Agent Showcase Africa (DnA Africa) opened yesterday at Zen in Maboneng Precinct in Johannesburg. The show promotes emerging and established African fashion designers and their brands and hopes to connect them to local and international fashion buyers, giving them a stepping-stone to the retail industry.
1 Aug 2013 09:40
Nowadays, building and selling premium WordPress themes has become a very lucrative venture for many developers. Here are some things you need to consider if you want to make money through creating premium WordPress themes.
By Zubin Kutar 30 Jul 2013 08:34
What's your take on some of the fancy-pants titles doing the rounds on the circuit currently? Happiness Advocate. Social Media Trailblazer. Head Cheese. Digital Dynamo. Copy Cruncher. I can't decide.
By Dylan Balkind 19 Jul 2013 05:34
Diageo chief marketing officer, Andy Fennell has unveiled a competition to find the most talented filmmaker in Africa who will produce the next local TV commercial for Guinness.
By Grace Kerengo 10 Jul 2013 14:03
Hollywood would have you believe photojournalism is glamorous, action-packed, full of glory. Nowhere is this less true than in Africa, where a few brave individuals have taken on the continent's most dangerous and insidious wars.
By Greg Marinovich 27 Jun 2013 14:13
With the unveiling of its LED billboards in Namibia, Primedia Africa aims to change the outdoor advertising landscape within the country.
24 Jun 2013 10:53
Just because you are religious does not mean you should not care about looking good.
21 Jun 2013 07:41
The Association for Communication and Advertising's (ACA) 2013 APEX award winners were announced at the prestigious gala event held recently at the Vodadome at Vodacom World in Midrand.
21 Jun 2013 07:18
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