Juanita Pienaar
#Newsmaker: Kadi Matsaung announced as 2019 Decorex Joburg's Emerging Designer

Young designer Kadi Matsaung has been chosen as this year's Decorex Joburg's Emerging Designer. Image supplied.
Young designer Kadi Matsaung has been chosen as this year's Decorex Joburg's Emerging Designer. Image supplied.
[Juanita Pienaar] Young designer Kadi Matsaung has been chosen to feature at this year's Decorex Joburg - taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August - as the 2019 Emerging Designer...

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Anne-marie le Roux
How to use design thinking to build the next Amazon

Image credit: Mein Deal on Unsplash.
Image credit: Mein Deal on Unsplash.
[Anne-marie le Roux] Anyone aspiring to build the next Amazon needs to adopt a similar approach to Jeff Bezos's insistence on an empty chair...

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Rirhandzu Shingwenyana
Design-thinking as a strategic advantage

Design-thinking as a strategic advantage
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[Rirhandzu Shingwenyana] Technology has brought a lot of new ways of marketing. That is why it is paramount to think about designing differently without losing the essence...

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Maroefah Smith
Maroefah Smith
Decorex CT celebrates best stands, products at Cape Town Exhibitor Awards

Image credit: Decorex SA

Decorex CT celebrates best stands, products at Cape Town Exhibitor Awards  Decorex CT celebrates best stands, products at Cape Town Exhibitor Awards  Decorex CT celebrates best stands, products at Cape Town Exhibitor Awards  Decorex CT celebrates best stands, products at Cape Town Exhibitor Awards  

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Bronwyn Williams
Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human body

Bio-punks and the democratic DIY design of the human body
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[Bronwyn Williams] In August 2018 Kim Kardashian and Chrissy Teigen caused a social media frenzy when the posted pictures of themselves sporting what appeared to be body-modification "jewellery" implanted in their necks and torsos on their respective social media feeds...

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Juanita Pienaar
Ennock Mlangeni wins 2018 Bic Art Master competition

Young artist, Ennock Mlangeni is the winner of the 2018 Bic Art Master talent search.
Young artist, Ennock Mlangeni is the winner of the 2018 Bic Art Master talent search.
[Juanita Pienaar] Young artist, Ennock Mlangeni from the Free State has won the R30,000 first prize as winner of the 2018 Bic Art Master talent search...

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Juanita Pienaar
#HeavyChef: How to design the ultimate mobile application

Jacques Oberholzer, co-founder of Now Boarding
Jacques Oberholzer, co-founder of Now Boarding
[Juanita Pienaar] Heavy Chef recently invited Jacques Oberholzer, co-founder of international UI / UX design agency, Now Boarding, to unpack how one goes about creating the ultimate mobile application...

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Leigh Andrews
African design inspo and that almost 100-issue strong Visi vision

Various Visi covers.
Various Visi covers.
[Leigh Andrews] Visi magazine's editor-in-chief Sumien Brink explains how New Media's bi-monthly décor, design and architecture-first magazine has proven its endurance and longevity over the past 20 years...

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Jessica Tennant
Local artist Chris Slabber wins big at international A' Design Award and Competition

Local artist Chris Slabber wins big at international A' Design Award and Competition[Jessica Tennant] Commercial artist Chris Slabber recently won Platinum for his work on the 'Doom Insects' campaign and was named Designer of the Year at the A' Design Award and Competition in Como, Italy...

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Jessica Tennant
#Newsmaker: Daniel Moleka to showcase 'Immortal' collection at first Cannes' Fashion Street Show

#Newsmaker: Daniel Moleka to showcase 'Immortal' collection at first Cannes' Fashion Street Show[Jessica Tennant] SA's own Daniel Moleka has been invited to showcase his 'Immortal' collection at the inaugural Fashion Street Show at the Cannes Film Festival...

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Leigh Andrews
#CreativeMornings: "Creative success from courage" - Danielle Clough

#CreativeMornings: "Creative success from courage" - Danielle Clough[Leigh Andrews] In your own creative career, you often find yourself stuck in a comfort zone. At the latest Creative Mornings Cape Town talk, 'fibre artist' Danielle Clough shared that you don't have to be good at just one thing, as well as why it's important to step away from the safety net and have the courage to try new things...

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Jessica Tennant
#Newsmaker: Marli de Wet on her award-winning design project

#Newsmaker: Marli de Wet on her award-winning design project[Jessica Tennant] Last year's winner of the Caesarstone Student Designer Competition, Marli de Wet, will this year take up her prize by attending an international design fair of their choice with her Design Time lecturer...

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Juanita Pienaar
#FMAdFocus2017: Top student nominee: Jason Walden

Jason Walden, a visual communications student at Vega School of Brand Leadership Johannesburg.
Jason Walden, a visual communications student at Vega School of Brand Leadership Johannesburg.
[Juanita Pienaar] Jason Walden, a visual communications student at Vega School of Brand Leadership Johannesburg, was recently announced as one of three finalists in the student category of the 2017 AdFocus Awards...

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Juanita Pienaar
#FMAdFocus2017: Top student nominee: Keagan Clack

Keagan Clack, an art direction student at the Stellenbosch Academy.
Keagan Clack, an art direction student at the Stellenbosch Academy.
[Juanita Pienaar] Keagan Clack, an art direction student at the Stellenbosch Academy, was announced as one of three finalists in the student category of the 2017 AdFocus Awards, taking place this evening...

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Jessica Tennant
#BODJHB: A disconnect between business and purpose

Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group.
Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group.
[Jessica Tennant] Trevyn McGowan, co-founder of Business of Design and the Guild Group, opened day one of Business of Design in Johannesburg this morning, reflecting on the past year, which has been an extraordinary year for them with new ventures and a massive amount of hiring in a short space of time...

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Leigh Andrews
#BODCT: Redesigning the world one business at a time, to surprise and delight customers

Morris and Mtongana.
Morris and Mtongana.
[Leigh Andrews] Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales...

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Mike dos Santos
Semiotics and the shift to 'strategic design': A sign of the times

Semiotics and the shift to 'strategic design': A sign of the times
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[Mike dos Santos] In an increasingly interconnected and integrated world, the disciplines of strategic planning and brand design are simultaneously shifting and converging in ways that we, as an industry, have never seen before...

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Leigh Andrews
#BODCT: Don't let robots take your job, boost your creative thinking!

Brux © –
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[Leigh Andrews] In addition to his role at Mirum and chairman of Red & Yellow, digital marketing pioneer Rob Stokes is father to four children under the age of five. Little wonder his thoughts often turn to their future and the impact of AI on the world as we know it. Here's why it's crucial to hone your creative thinking skills...

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Leigh Andrews
#BODCT: Creating engaging experiences and going viral

Visser, Nicolson and Scott.
Visser, Nicolson and Scott.
[Leigh Andrews] Business of Design 2017 targeted the ultimate 21st century business dream - creating an engaging brand experience with Studio H and Thingking, with The Kiffness sharing how he goes viral on social media - not quite as easy as 1,2,3,4...

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Leigh Andrews
#BODCT: Surprise! THIS is today's African consumer

Simelane and Cooper.
Simelane and Cooper.
[Leigh Andrews] Key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane shares how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting...

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