Touching on topics of pop culture and weaving her lyrical way through history, my personal highlight of Design Indaba conference 2018 so far, was unpacking the power of design language with the ultimate lyrical female linguist, Lebo Mashile, who calls herself a Design Indaba disciple and says, "Poetry is the crown jewel of literature."
Leigh Andrews 3 days ago
As two industry players immersed in the sports world, we asked Sportal and BMI Sport Info to give us some insights into the current state of South Africa's sponsorship market and what it means for rights holders.
Sportal 21 Feb 2018
This year marks Ninety9cents' (99c) tenth anniversary since its inception in 2008. Recently recognised by its peers as Cape Town's "Most Admired Agency" in the annual MarkLives Agency Leaders poll, 99c has come a long way in the agency's relatively short existence.
Ninety9cents 20 Feb 2018
Dutch trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort and colleague Philip Fimmano of Trend Union presented their latest trend books for 2019, namely Goddesses (trends S/S 2019), On Safari (activewear S/S 2019) and Spiritual House (home and lifestyle 2019), as part of Design Indaba 2018 at the Lisof: Fashion Design School & Retail Education Institute in Johannesburg yesterday.
Jessica Tennant 20 Feb 2018
For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.
Lerato Serumula 19 Feb 2018
Whether the requirement is for a traditional space or an ultra-modern one, TV set designs offer infinite scope for designing ingenuity - gone are the days when they looked like what they were: a TV studio. Especially the plethora of talk shows necessitates that designers are abreast with trends the world over when creating a set that most effectively represents the character of the host and creates the mood conducive to sitting down for a good chat. Set design is all about establishing a suitable visual concept in unique and creative ways to support the specific nature of the talk show.
Udumo Group 19 Feb 2018
Ah, public relations, a term that is as vastly used as it is misunderstood. As a professional working in the PR space, I often find that there are still many misconceptions about the PR industry; and while I do find it infuriating, I've recently realised that it's up to us to not only fix this misconception, but also take charge of redefining public relations in totality.
IAB SA has announced the provisional speaker lineup for the annual IAB SA Digital Summit, which takes place on 1 March 2018.
31 Jan 2018
The increase of agency mergers in Cape Town - the White House and Johannesburg's AM-C formed DDB SA, the 3D Agency and IMA came together as Blueprint, and Young & Rubicam acquiredTholet Sievers to form Y&R Tholet - has played a big role in the renaissance of Cape advertising which began last year.
27 Jun 2001
Forget the idea that 50% of your advertising is wasted, as Lord Leverhulme, founder of the Lever Brothers grocery empire, was wont to lament. The reality is probably closer to 80%, at least when it comes to advertising that leads to sales.
27 Jun 2001