Founder of multi-disciplinary agency OfftheShelf. Talk to us about case studies of growing legacy African brands for the future. We are Afrophiles offering strategic brand design and architecture, brand content, standout activations and more. Currently acting as creative director at large. Email , follow @terrylevin on Twitter, view her photos on Instagram, connect on or LinkedIn.
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Graphic Desgn Diploma
Year completed:1982
Education level:Diploma
Institution:Cape Technikon
Location:Cape Town, South Africa


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Got around to updating my MyBiz profile today. Highly recommended exercise.
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[Marketing & Media] Just dropped by bizcommunity offices, all asmoulder in prep for birthday teaparty. Andre preparing a slideshow for a walk down memory lane...2001-2010
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#DesignIndaba2018: Speaking in colours

While admiring the work of Edel Rodriguez and Morag Myerscough at Design Indaba 2018, Terry Levin contemplates if perhaps the value of any graphic design may be determined by how effective it is in influencing a desired outcome, provoking a specific mental or emotional response in the viewer...

By Terry Levin 3 days ago

Littlegig 2018 delivers on the hype

Respect and a thousand thank you's to every single soul involved in Littlegig 2018 festival. Apart from the online hype, I had no real expectations, which is always the best way to have them surpassed and Littlegig does...

By Terry Levin 19 Feb 2018

The Volvo Ocean Race - a media machine

We attended to the Volvo Ocean 65 Practice Race, the in-port manoeuvres designed to give participants of the The Volvo Ocean Race a practice run...

By Terry Levin 12 Dec 2017

Cape Town chefs toast Halal tourism

The world's first Halal Gourmet Dining for Chefs Accreditation intends to enable participants to cater confidently to the rapidly increasing number of Halal and Muslim travellers to South Africa...

By Terry Levin 9 Oct 2017

#GFWS2017: Good brand hunting at the Good Food & Wine Show 2017

Not a regular attendee of foodie events, I wandered from the furthest reaches of the CTICC parking to collect my accreditation...

By Terry Levin 5 Jun 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: The grand finale

A full house last session saw Craig Edward Dykers founding partner of Norwegian architecture and landscape design firm Snøhetta share some of their project, including the reconstruction of The Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt, the Times Square reconstruction and the expansion of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art...

By Terry Levin 6 Mar 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: Dances with data

The discipline of design is increasingly the place where data and the drawing board collide, with almost all of the designers on stage at Design Indaba 2017 touching on, one way or another, how they apply their skills to help make sense of an info-saturated world...

By Terry Levin 6 Mar 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: The brain of Brian, an interview with Brian Collins

Terry Levin of Bizcommunity chats to Brian Collins, CCO of award-winning design and experience company Collins – 'the brand consultancy for the Convergence Era', based in New York and San Francisco...

By Terry Levin 6 Mar 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: Lessons in cool

Having attended over a decade of Design Indaba conferences, I can attest to the fact that the standard of speakers and the relevance of topics hardly ever wavers from excellent, however, the second day of the 21st Design Indaba might be remembered for having showcased one of the coolest speaker lineups ever...

By Terry Levin 3 Mar 2017

#DesignIndaba2017: Think inside the box

‘Thinking outside the box' a business term from the 1970s, is still occasionally heard by those in the pursuit of elusive creative solutions deemed to exist somewhere outside the bounds of corporate dry walling...

By Terry Levin 2 Mar 2017

What makes Bad Jews good?

Maybe the title of this sitcom style play currently on at Cape Town's Fugard Theatre was meant to be deliberately provocative. Maybe the 33-year-old New York City based playwright Joshua Harmon really thinks the characters in the play he wrote in 2012 are irredeemably badass.

By Terry Levin 19 Dec 2016

Raising the flag on threats and opportunities

During his keynote address at Deloitte's State of the Nation forum, Clem Sunter used flags as indicators for global game-changing opportunities and threats...

By Terry Levin 18 Oct 2016

Going, going Gordhan

Amid a cliffhanger of a week of political manoeuvring and social unrest, Justice Malala focused on reasons to be cheerful...

By Terry Levin 17 Oct 2016

Magic happening at the 12th Baxter Dance Festival

If I were a politician who wanted to be favourably remembered forever I would dig deep into my travel budgets and open the biggest dance school in the Southern Hemisphere...

By Terry Levin 7 Oct 2016

Give skin some tough love with ZO Skin Health

I took some rare me-time out to treat myself to the media offer of a ZO Skin Brightening treatment at the Green Point branch of LegsEleven beauty and aesthetic specialists.

By Terry Levin 12 Sep 2016

#WomensMonth: A celebration of women at the 2016 Loeries

As South Africans rejoice the 800m victory of home girl Caster Semenya at the Rio Olympics last night, 20 August 2016, a bunch of trailblazing women have been celebrated at Loeries Creative Week Durban...

By Terry Levin 21 Aug 2016

The state of advertising 2016, madames and Madmen

The Loeries Creative Week currently well underway in Durban, South Africa, is giving local and global industry opinion leaders the chance to network and share their views on best practice and the state of the industry...

By Terry Levin 20 Aug 2016

Bitcoin, blockchain and the future economy

Unpacking the basics of new digital currencies and blockchain technologies...

By Terry Levin 19 Aug 2016

The Inconvenience of Wings

Following rave reviews at the 2016 Grahamstown Festival, The Inconvenience of Wings, a play by acclaimed South African playwright and director Lara Foot, is on at the The Baxter Theatre until mid August.

By Terry Levin 19 Jul 2016

[Design Indaba 2016] Never never land

If you are in advertising, marketing, media, branding or that sort of thing, you will have heard about the storytelling trend more or less ad nauseam over the past few years...

By Terry Levin 22 Feb 2016

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