Design Indaba alumnus Robert Wong, co-founder and CD of Google Creative Lab, has been announced as one of the speakers at this year's Design Indaba...
Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2020
In a bold departure from the traditional awards show model, Art Directors Club has transformed the ADC Young Guns programme into a curated invitation competition...
6 May 2016
CANNES, FRANCE: The line-up for three more of the 2012 Cannes Lions juries has been announced by the International Festival of Creativity: Cyber, Radio and Promo & Activation. South Africa is represented by Rob McLennan, of Net#work BBDO; he will head the Radio jury, and Livio Tronchin, of Derrick, is on the Promo & Activation jury.
5 Apr 2012
NEW YORK, US: Benjamin Palmer, co-founder and CEO, The Barbarian Group, New York, has been elected to serve a three-year term as the 58th president of the Art Directors Club, claimed to be the premier organisation for integrated media and the longest-running global creative collective of its kind with membership in design, advertising, interactive and visual communications.
15 Sep 2011
Thanks to the irrefutable evidence of the 45 speakers who presented at this year’s Cape Town International Design Indaba Conference (23-25 February 2011), the question of whether design improves lives, is no longer debatable. It therefore follows that in South Africa, where the objective of "A better life for all” has been at the centre of our agenda for a decade or more, design thinking should be employed in any and all economic revival strategies. [view twitterfall]
Terry Levin 28 Feb 2011
Talk about visual overload and you are probably talking Design Indaba by day three of its annual conference. Following two days of talks by some of the foremost designers in the world across a wide spectrum of design interests, and the opening of the Design Indaba Expo where the fashionable are encouraged to part with their cash (feel like a Droog door stop? You can. At Design Indaba.), delegates, while enthusiastic as ever, do find black spaces in their memory of the final day.[view twitterfall]
Herman Manson: @marklives 28 Feb 2011
Fear not, glitter pork and cupcakes are not on the menu at this year's Design Indaba Conference (23-25 February 2011), the annual design calendar highlight held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. Instead, delegates will be treated to a range of fascinating characters from the design world, sharing global design best practice in areas as diverse as architecture, service delivery and advertising.
Herman Manson: @marklives 21 Feb 2011
Design Indaba has added Dana Arnett, David Butler and Michael Wolff to its current lineup of speakers. For the first time, Johannesburg's young designers can listen to a live simulcast of the Design Indaba conference, 23-25 February 2011, at the University of Johannesburg.
28 Jan 2011
The Design Indaba Q410 'Do it yourself' issue features design thinking that improves education, builds communities and promotes citizenship, discussions on open source possibilities and alternative housing designs, as well as an interview with confirmed 2011 conference speaker Robert Wong.
1 Dec 2010
NEW YORK: Ross Chowles, executive creative director of The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, will be one of the 2008 judges for the Print/Poster/Billboard/Innovative Media/Integrated Campaigns category of the 49th annual Clio Awards, it was announced earlier this week.
13 Mar 2008
NEW YORK: The One Club, a US non-profit organisation for recognition and promotion of excellence in advertising, recently released the judging panels for The One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive, the three annual awards programmes that make up the One Show Festival which recognise the year's best creative advertising. Nathan Reddy of Grid and Adam Whitehouse of Stonewall+ are the two South African jury members.
2 Feb 2007