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
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
We all know that traditional marketing has evolved significantly. Having worked in the digital marketing industry for over a decade, I've seen new media continue to develop considerably and introduce AR marketing...
Habari Media's Insights and Innovations Director, Byron John, covered the topic of creativity at this year's Habari Media Tuongee which...
By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2014 08:15
As the South African representative on the Design judging panel at Cannes, this year's entries revealed a move towards design for change...(videos)
By Sulet Jansen 11 Jul 2014 13:35
As usual, the overriding feeling among delegates at Cannes Lions was that we are on the verge of a new era, on the frontier of a new age...
By Jason Xenopoulos 8 Jul 2014 11:26
Website design and development go hand-in-hand with SEO but the writer believes many South African brands do not seem to get the mix right when it comes to their websites.
By Stephen Sandmann 4 Jul 2014 08:03
Most stereotypes are absolute hogwash. Some, however, are born from some small seed of truth.
By Graeme Wilson 18 Jun 2014 07:13
With the most exciting and innovative product developments coming from crowd-funding sites, the current model of retail product development needs to drastically change, and very quickly at that.
By Dave Nemeth 4 Jun 2014 13:54
This year's Net Prophet attendees were introduced to two of South Africa's game industry pioneers; Danny Day and Marc Luck. The game designers gave vivid insight into the workings of a community Day had started by accident.
By Sindy Peters 26 May 2014 07:01
A shopping centre is more than just bricks and mortar; it is a reflection of the evolution of consumers. Therefore, how a shopping centre's design reflects the values of its consumers plays an important role in its success.
By Danette Breitenbach 17 Apr 2014 07:58
It may not be a stunning revelation that for humanity, the need to compete is regarded as natural - but only as natural as the need to cooperate. These two driving forces and the interaction between them are central to human nature and as certainly of brand nature.
By Dr Carla Enslin 21 Mar 2014 08:00
A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.
By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014 15:51
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
Almost every Design Indaba presenter refers to their country or city of origin as being formative to the success of their design approach and ethos. The evidence stacks up annually as one case study after the next demonstrates that the best design solutions grow out of a sense of place, context and location and are fundamental to inspiration.
By Terry Levin 28 Feb 2014 09:15
Easily the most mythical of all designers - part alchemist, part shaman, with the sensibilities and integrity of the Dalai Lama, Thomas Heatherwick was back on the Indaba stage after an absence of nine years.
By Terry Levin 27 Feb 2014 14:45