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2015 ACT | UJ Arts & Culture Conference considers intersections between business and creativity
2015 ACT | UJ Arts & Culture Conference considers intersections between business and creativity

The UJ Arts & Culture Conference promises to provide many opportunities for creatives and entrepreneurs in the creative sector.

Issued by Arts & Culture Trust 4 Mar 2015 11:49

Spotlight on designer Frans Alexander at Decorex Durban - Thebe Reed Exhibitions
Spotlight on designer Frans Alexander at Decorex Durban

"A sophisticated design direction that draws from traditional elements but also exudes an edgy twist and leaves behind the expected."

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 3 Mar 2015 11:00

[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day three
[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day three

Did the Design Indaba 2015 conference save the best for last? Some say yes, with the audience hanging on every word of presentations by the likes of online video legend Casey Neistat and Israel's music game-changer Yoni Bloch...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2015 12:14

[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day two
[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day two

From well-known spicy chicken brands and gourmet food trucks to cutting-edge fashion design, collaboration featured strongly (again) on the programme of the second day of the Design Indaba 2015 conference...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2015 12:13

[Design Indaba 2015] The Internet of Things
[Design Indaba 2015] The Internet of Things

After their talk, speakers who had presented a session at the Design Indaba Conference, held annually at Cape Town's CTICC, were publicly presented with a gold medallion as a meaningful keepsake and token of appreciation from their hosts, which like an Olympic medal could be said to symbolise their ultimate achievement in the design world.

By Terry Levin 2 Mar 2015 12:00

[Design Indaba 2015] On fashion and identity at Design Indaba 2015
[Design Indaba 2015] On fashion and identity at Design Indaba 2015

The 2015 Design Indaba provided fertile ground for even the most ardent fashionistas and Afrophiles. In this context both topics took on a new importance, raising issues around self, image, ego, identity, making, economies and African-ness - weaving a joyous celebration of African culture and style through the three-day Indaba programme.

By Terry Levin 2 Mar 2015 11:36

[Design Indaba 2015] Dutch designers talk design inspiration
[Design Indaba 2015] Dutch designers talk design inspiration

On the second day of the Design Indaba 2015 conference, KLM's director of communications and corporate identity, Frank Houben, and designer Hella Jongerius spoke through the recent KLM business class redesign in a special lunch time talk...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Mar 2015 11:13

[Design Indaba 2015] The selfie shapes monolithic fashion
[Design Indaba 2015] The selfie shapes monolithic fashion

"... Me and the beach, me and my food, me and my shoes, me and my boyfriend, me and Li taking lots of selfies."

By Jessica Taylor 2 Mar 2015 08:00

[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day one
[Design Indaba 2015] Conference highlights - Day one

Day one of the 2015 Design Indaba conference introduced us to the importance of collaboration in design and taking a step back and relooking at history to propel your design to the future.

By Leigh Andrews 28 Feb 2015 12:12

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On Thursday, 26 February 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) has packed the hour long show with four guests. We were joined via Skype by Koo Govender, VWV Group Chief Executive Officer, following the launch and graduation of 25 students from the Phakama Women's Academy.

27 Feb 2015 12:57

Southern Guild Design Foundation announces winners
Southern Guild Design Foundation announces winners

Last night, 25 February 2015, the Southern Guild Design Foundation announced the winners in six areas in the categories of 'Future Growth' and 'Recognition of Excellence'. Held during the opening of GUILD international design fair, the awards recognised the industry's top achievers for leading the way in local design and innovation.

26 Feb 2015 07:59

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The IMC Conference Durban
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 124: The IMC Conference Durban

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, Thursday, 26 February 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chat to Koo Govender, VWV Group Chief Executive Officer following the launch and graduation of 25 students from the Phakama Women's Academy. We find out more about the academy and what the future holds.

25 Feb 2015 14:08

NOTXCS project coming to Design Indaba
NOTXCS project coming to Design Indaba

Get a front row ticket to preview the NOT X Chris Saunders project, coming to the Design Indaba Festival from the 25th to 27th of February at the CTFC lounge.

Issued by Wunderbrand 25 Feb 2015 11:40