As part of the overall theme of World Design Capital 2014, 'Live design. Transform Life', the mayor, Patricia de Lille has expressed a desire for every citizen to feel the impact of WDC 2014 and for it to have a broad transformative impact on Cape Town and how the city operates.
10 Mar 2014 13:35
Lürzer's Archiv, one of world's leading specialist magazine for advertising, will publish its fifth edition of '200 Best Illustrators Worldwide' in Q3 of 2014. The book is laid out in various categories, such as 'advertising', 'cards', 'books', 'posters' or 'products'.
10 Mar 2014 09:43
The competition to redesign the Naspers Centre building on Cape Town's Foreshore has received 94 proposals that now go to the two judging panels to find three winners by 4 April 2014.
10 Mar 2014 08:55
Following the 2013 launch of its first MBA in Music & Creative Industries, the Henley Business School in Africa will give away a scholarship, worth over R220,000, to a candidate who was amongst the attendees, exhibitors and speakers at the annual Design Indaba in Cape Town.
7 Mar 2014 09:17
Absa took sponsorship to a new level in 2014, by creating a platform for up and coming designers in South Africa to be recognised at its stand at the 2014 Design Indaba Expo.
7 Mar 2014 08:52
The eighth in the trendtalk series will be held at the Plascon Auditorium in Cape Town, from 3.30-5pm on Tuesday, 18 March 2014.
7 Mar 2014 08:28
BizTakeoutsTV has been developed to supplement our in-depth event coverage and industry daily news opinion, to provide an entertaining bite size snapshot of the event.
7 Mar 2014 08:20
Big data is the name that has been given to the data management phenomenon that is changing the way we live and work. As a species, we produce a staggering amount of information. For example, a modern airliner carries more lines of code than it has parts, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) produces forty TB of data per second, and even loyalty schemes run by large retailers can generate astounding quantities of data.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
Having recently returned to South Africa from a 15 year tenure in London, I am constantly amazed at the number of small, local businesses that don't have their own websites.
By Grant Bushby 6 Mar 2014 14:49
Omesan Nair is a PhD student at the University of Cape Town who is currently involved in the SABS Design Institute's 43 Challenge offered by the Design & Innovation Entrepreneurship Centre. In this challenge candidates receive design, business and development assistance to bring their bright ideas to market.
Issued by SABS Design Institute 6 Mar 2014 12:35
At Interbrand, we believe that 'brand-led design' - where brand and design are approached together- does more than create effective design - it creates brand and business value.
Issued by Interbrand Sampson De Villiers 6 Mar 2014 10:05
The winner of the 2014 Fine Brandy. Bar Design Initiative is Pretoria furniture designer, Peet van Straaten. His creation was unveiled in life-size format at Design Indaba.
5 Mar 2014 10:49
Decorex SA has announced the 2014 Design & Trend Forecast to run alongside the Durban, Cape Town and Joburg exhibitions. The series of talks kicks off alongside Decorex Durban on 20 March, followed by the Cape Town leg alongside Decorex Cape Town as an official event of the World Design Capital 2014, featuring Dion Chang, FranklinTill and a report back on the International Trade Show Eurocucina. The Design & Trend Forecast will end off in Johannesburg alongside Decorex Joburg on 7 August, 2014.
4 Mar 2014 11:34
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