3 of our favourite local photographers will be hosting an exhibition in Durban on Thursday. Within the space of 8 months three photographers from Durban found themselves in India by chance. All three of them felt a special affinity and connection to this magical country and especially so […]
Author: Uno De Waal
Vodacom’s new television commercial illustrates how a relatively high-brow concept like ‘connectivity’ can inspire, enable and empower even the most technophobic of people to achieve on the grandest scale. In just 60 seconds, it shows how beauty can be born out of bleak concrete, rusty machinery and discarded household paraphernalia […]
Billboards aren’t always the easiest thing to innovate. This large format out-of-home billboard was done by Ogilvy Johannesbrg. Ogilvy Johannesburg in partnership with SuperSport recently created what seems from far to be a normal print billboard advertisement, but up close is real (synthetic) grass for a recent SuperSport High Definition […]
The idea behind the ad is all about reaffirming the impact Playboy has had on popular culture through the decades. This iconic brand has been going since 1953 and has seen many fads, trends and styles come and go but has always kept itself relevant to its readers by delivering […]
Thursday this week there will be a premiere of the Design & Thinking documentary at The Fringe in Cape Town. Have a look and see you there! “Design & Thinking” is a documentary exploring the idea of “design thinking”! It will be one of the very few documentaries on design, […]
The President, local design firm based in Cape Town and recently expanded to South America, has launched a new magazine in its stable called Paris – fading like a childhood memory. The President is no stranger to the publishing world, having produced titles like MK’s Bruce Lee Magazine and Menu, […]
‘Rule of Thumb‘ is the brainchild of three students who felt the need to further explore their creative potential. In the first series of mens T-shirts, two ranges have been designed. The range of printed t’s was inspired by iconic natural objects of South Africa such as the protea, […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZTw0bLqc6Mc[/youtube] Net#work BBDO created these spots for Destiny and Destiny Man magazines. The spots focus around “Don’t be that guy” for Destiny man, and “Don’t get caught out” for Destiny. The premise is that by reading Destiny Magazine, you’ll always be in the loop and know what to say. Your […]
Our apps are motivated by the desire to create memorable and highly engaging work and the Bubbleheads concept was honed under this spirit. In one word, this app is ‘fun’. We’ve created digital bobblehead figurines that you can poke and prod. These figures aren’t noted for their wise words, but […]
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/34789394[/vimeo] Luma was commissioned by SABC to create a promo for their top TV shows. The end result is a mix of illustration, 3d and motion graphics using a mix of all the various shows on the TV channel. Credits: Director: Chris Weiffering Animators: Athanase Georgellis, Bronwyn Marshall, Tim Morar, […]
Taxi Rank is a new way to order cabs in Cape Town from your web browser or smart phone (Android, BlackBerry or iPhone). Just go to www.taxirank.co.za, enter your pick-up and drop-off destinations and it will give you estimated quotes, sorted by price, for each taxi company that can service […]
Teen Creeps is a short film that premiered at The Bioscope as part of Rebel Alliance 3.
Today is the start of the Food Wine Design event being held at Hyde Park in Johannesburg. Food Wine Design features a whole range of some of South Africa’s best product and furniture design, with designers ranging from Goet, David Krynauw, Mingo Lamberti, Koop and a whole range more. […]
The Design Network Africa exhibition was held at Arts On Main from the 24th till the 27th of September 2011 at Arts on Main in the Maboneng precinct of Johannesburg. The exhibition showcased designs from leading African designers alongside other work from DNA members.
Thursday the 10th of November 2011 saw another installation of the annual Night of 1000 Drawings event. It was a fantastic turn-out once again, and Braamfontein lit up with whole raft of different people flocking to the Johannesburg CBD. The venue stretched from the newly started Neighbourgoods Market on 73 […]