#DesignIndaba2017: Real global connectivity, three words at a time
#DesignIndaba2017: Real global connectivity, three words at a time

Technology designer Chris Sheldrick lit up the afternoon session on the first day of Design Indaba 2017 with his talk on tech startup What3words and used small words with big numbers to explain how it is quite literally changing the world for the better.

By Leigh Andrews 45 minutes ago

#DesignIndaba2017: The Sync Project to put you to sleep
#DesignIndaba2017: The Sync Project to put you to sleep

Don't let the title mislead you: as always, the Design Indaba has been anything but dull. Rather, this refers to an informative talk presented by Marko Ahtisaari who shared about the undeniable connection between music and relaxation, sleep, anxiety and even pain. The co-founder of The Sync Project also announced a worldwide music experiment, Unwind, which uses personalised music to improve sleep, set to take place for the first time in Cape Town tonight.

By Pasqua Heard 3 hours ago

#DesignIndaba2017: How to design the life you love
#DesignIndaba2017: How to design the life you love

Ayse Birsel, co-founder and creative director of award-winning design studio Birsel+Seck, gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba, which included a worksheet and homework activity for conference attendees to practice designing the life they love.

By Pasqua Heard 5 hours ago

McCafé congratulates SAFTAs11 nominees
McCafé congratulates SAFTAs11 nominees

SA's got it, let's celebrate it

Issued by Pacinamix 7 hours ago

South African student secures place in Student Focus final of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards
South African student secures place in Student Focus final of 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Cole Ndelu, aged 22, from the Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography, has been announced as a shortlisted photographer in the Student Focus competition of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards, the world's largest photography competition.

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 7 hours ago

Image via Dokter and Misses
#DesignIndaba2017: Dokter and Misses creating clean, modern beauty

Kicking off Design Indaba 2017 was husband-and-wife team Adriaan Hugo and Katy Taplin of the multidisciplinary product design company Dokter and Misses (DAM).

By Ilse van den Berg 7 hours ago

Integrated sales, marketing teams essential to convert leads
Integrated sales, marketing teams essential to convert leads

In December 2016, Oracle launched its research finding in a report titled, Can Virtual Experiences Replace Reality. The research found that 40% of sales organisations are seeing customers do more research on their own, before making a purchase. Sales and marketing teams need to work more closely together to understand their audience better and convert leads.

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Stassen with 'Blades' - part of the Hero Exhibition that takes place at Open Design.
#DesignMonth: The importance of design education with Suné Stassen

Suné Stassen, festival director for the Open Design Festival, is heavily involved in the country's design education movement. Here, she shares how your business can pick up the baton to take the movement forward.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

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Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party.

By Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017

Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding
Phil Molefe gives details of SABC's ANN7 funding

The SABC's relationship with ANN7, the Gupta-owned TV station, has come under intense scrutiny in Parliament, with evidence surfacing that the cash-strapped public broadcaster paid up to R1m for an episode of the TNA/Morning Live breakfast shows.

By Bekezela Phakathi 23 Feb 2017

Custom media the way of the future
Custom media the way of the future

Content that is of value and authentic will continue to grow as readers demand it, and it is custom media that is delivering this.

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2017