D&AD's 56th Annual and Manual. Image supplied.
D&AD celebrates 56th Annual by adding Manual

D&AD launches its 56th Annual, a collection of the best in creative work across the design and advertising industry, which marks the end of Steve Vranakis' run as D&AD president...

3 days ago

2019 applications open - BA Honours in Visual Communication
2019 applications open - BA Honours in Visual Communication

Applications are currently open for the 2019 intake for the BA Honours in Visual Communication program. The year-long degree is designed to produce industry-ready innovative critical thinkers...

Issued by Stellenbosch Academy of Design & Photography 18 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Winning packaging design from Pentawards 2018
Winning packaging design from Pentawards 2018

The winners have been revealed for the 12th annual Pentawards, a prestigious worldwide competition devoted exclusively to packaging design...

12 Sep 2018

SA beverage brand Superlatte recognised at global packaging awards
SA beverage brand Superlatte recognised at global packaging awards

Cape Town-based beverage company, Superlatte, scooped a Bronze award in the Food Trends Category at the prestigious Pentawards 2018, held in New York City on 6 September...

11 Sep 2018

Final call for entries to AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Final call for entries to AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have one week left to apply to the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, celebrating the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Gabriella Mulligan 10 Sep 2018

Number 1 Mageu fuels new generation of design talent
Number 1 Mageu fuels new generation of design talent

Design student Hannah Smith has been named the winner of the Number One Mageu Art & Soul Competition...

6 Sep 2018

Packaging design for SA's competitive private label category
Packaging design for SA's competitive private label category

Premium private label products are popping up everywhere, despite tough economic conditions in South Africa. Clever retailers are clawing back profit margins by expanding their current private label offerings...

5 Sep 2018

#Newsmaker: Nkanyezi Masango - Cape Town could become the next Cannes
#Newsmaker: Nkanyezi Masango - Cape Town could become the next Cannes

Last month the Perth Advertising and Design Club (PADC) announced Cape Town as The Skulls 2018 judging city with chair of judges, King James CD Nkanyezi Masango...

By Jessica Tennant 30 Aug 2018

Designer turned ethical artistic jeweller, Charmaine Taylor. Image supplied.
#WomensMonth: Pass on wisdom and knowledge and support local businesswomen

Marketer and designer turned ethical artistic jeweller, Charmaine Taylor has a passion and vision to promote the message of forgiveness and peace that former President Nelson Mandela shared...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Aug 2018

Wong at TEDx Talk. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Dong-Ping Wong announced as speaker

Dong-Ping Wong, founder and director of Food, a design firm based in New York, has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 24 Aug 2018

Fabian Frese, CCO of Kolle Rebbe Germany and #Loeries2018 film, and radio and audio jury president. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: The power of fear and boredom

Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Kolle Rebbe in Germany, second-last speaker at the DStv Seminar of Creativity, spoke of the boredom that inspired him to make the best move in his career...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

Sebastian Padilla, cofounder of Anagrama Studio and Loeries 2018 design jury president. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: How to press the refresh button on your creativity

The fifth speaker of the day was Sebastian Padilla, co-founder of Anagrama Studio in Mexico and also involved in a handful of other companies. He describes himself as 'a semi-adult', and in just 39 minutes, shared the essence of a typographically beautiful presentation on the power of collaborating and bouncing off others' strengths to unlock your own passions...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

Architect and founding principal of Selldorf Architects, Annabelle Selldorf. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Annabelle Selldorf announced as speaker

Architect and founding principal of Selldorf Architects, Annabelle Selldorf has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 17 Aug 2018

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded
Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency programme goes trans-continental in 2018...

15 Aug 2018

#Loeries2018: All the service design finalists!
#Loeries2018: All the service design finalists!

Finalists in the service design categories have been announced for the Loeries 2018...

15 Aug 2018

Grid takes branding to new heights
Grid takes branding to new heights

As part of Absa's recent rebrand, I interviewed Grid Worldwide's chief experience officer Yatish Narsi to find out how they came up with the idea to conduct a drone show to showcase the vision for the brand, South Africa and the African continent as a whole...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Aug 2018

Wanuri Kahiu | © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Wanuri Kahiu announced as speaker

Renowned filmmaker and author Wanuri Kahiu has been announced as one of the speakers at the 2019 Design Indaba...

By Juanita Pienaar 14 Aug 2018

Mensa merges wine quaffing with digital storytelling
Mensa merges wine quaffing with digital storytelling

With South Africa being home to a host of world-class wine brands, newly released expressions can easily go unnoticed because consumers are faced with so many quality options...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Aug 2018

From left to right (back row): Zydia Botes from SMTNG GOOD, Carl Ascroft, Michael Smith, Phillip Hollander and Joe Sefako from Houtlander, Alice Hutton, Stephen Wilson from Houtlander, Joe Paine, Anton Louw (Kino), Dylan Davies from Voke and Laurence Brick from Platform Creative Agency. Front row from left: Bonolo Chepape from Lunasclan, Cathy O'Clery from Platform Creative Agency, Nico Hendriksz from Kino, Marco Simal from Mother City Hardware and Sandra Jardim, the general manager of 100% Design South Africa. Image supplied.
100% Design South Africa announces 2018 Design Awards winners

The 2018 winners of the annual 100% Design South Africa Awards were announced Thursday 9 August 2018...

10 Aug 2018

Berge Farrell celebrates World Cup with ABInBev
Berge Farrell celebrates World Cup with ABInBev

ABInBev Africa appointed BF to design their 2018 FIFA World Cup Limited Edition packs as part of their activations linked to their global partnership with FIFA...

Issued by Berge Farrell 6 Aug 2018

Choc-Mint Hugs to beat the winter chills
Choc-Mint Hugs to beat the winter chills

House of Coffees Hug-in-a-Mug has released a new flavour...

Issued by Just Design 6 Aug 2018

Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges
Nkanyezi Masango is The Skulls 2018 chair of judges

The Perth Advertising and Design Club (PADC) has announced Cape Town as The Skulls 2018 judging city with King James CD Nkanyezi Masango as chair of judges...

31 Jul 2018

Prince Zwane and Kaylee Germann of Publicis Johannesburg at the Cannes Lions Festival.
#CannesLions2018: Don't underestimate how big and life-changing this opportunity is

Cinemark Cannes Lions winners share their experiences while in Cannes, their favourite campaigns showcased during the Festival and share some valuable advice to young creatives...

By Juanita Pienaar 31 Jul 2018

AndreaBrand - Traces - Leaf Green range. Image supplied.
High-end design exhibits at 100% Design South Africa

High-end design takes centre stage at 100% Design South Africa this year...

26 Jul 2018

#Apex2018: How to build a global brand with a local insight
#Apex2018: How to build a global brand with a local insight

Veteran marketer Sharon Keith shared four basic principles in explaining how to build global brands at the local level and examples to demonstrate these at the ACA SA's Apex 'Next Level of Thinking Masterclass'...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue
#Mandela100: Cape Town unveils new Madiba statue

The iconic moment in which Nelson Mandela gave his first speech as a free man...

25 Jul 2018

A fresh new look for one of Kenya's favourite fruit juices
A fresh new look for one of Kenya's favourite fruit juices

Just Design recycled photography and added clean white space to deliver fruity results for Yatta...

Issued by Just Design 23 Jul 2018

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