BREAKING NEWS: The Loeries Official Party has had to move to a bigger venue – Trinity.
Radio is a brand new illustration studio in Cape Town with some really great work in their portfolio.
News from The Fringe on Kloof: From July 2011, The Fringe on Kloof will run South Africa’s first no-reason required gift registry…
26,000 people fall victim to landmines each year while going about their everyday lives. This translates to 71 people dying each day doing ordinary things like mowing the lawn or shopping for groceries. The International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) is a global network in over 90 countries that works for a world free of antipersonnel landmines, where landmine survivors can lead fulfilling lives.
We heard the great news last night that Cape Town has been shortlisted for the World Design Capital title in 2014. We were up against 56 other other countries and made it through to the next round along with Dublin, Ireland and Bilbao, Spain.
Remember this anonymous tactical ad? In short, this ad was created in a response to Vodacom changing their branding to red earlier this year. Dulux and their agency had no idea who did the ad and said it wasn’t them but to celebrate the creativity of the idea they donated 40 litres of paint to an organisation of 10and5’s choice!
All brands like to think they’re the coolest in the land but the youth have spoken and the coolest have been named.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8UhWWHjvEIY[/youtube] Rocking the Daisies TV launched last night on Vuzu (channel 123 on DSTV). A live feed was viewed at the Labia Cinema to celebrate the first ever show. Above is a trailer to give you an idea of what content they’ll be bringing you. This one follows Rocking the […]
A RECAP: This ad was made is response to Vodacom’s new branding. On featuring the ad here we heard from Dulux that it wasn’t them and they had no clue who made the ad (and still don’t)! Their amazing response was as follows: A mystery Dulux fan made this advert […]
The dates for the 2011 Loeries weekend have been announced. Along with some other news: The Festival Weekend will take place in Cape Town from 16 September to 18 September 2011, with the awards ceremonies being hosted at a new venue, the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The awards ceremonies […]
This just in: According to a new survey released by the Department of Labour, corporate South Africa is amongst the most potty-mouthed in the world. The Minister of Labour, Neliswa Oliphant, is up in arms about the explicit language used in the workplace. The findings of the survey show that […]
Telephony company Vodacom is expected to rebrand today to the Vodafone colours. Rumours are that it will only be the colours and logo that changes, but the name will stay the same. It’s the Vodacom Unlimited Festival tonight at Orlando stadium, which is where they are expected to make the […]
Loving this ‘haters’ campaign for the 2011 Loeries. The annual South African advertising awards choose a new agency each year to work on the campaign, this year’s “Don’t hate. Create.” is by Draftfcb. The campaign is supported by a mobi site and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking […]
Breaking news: BrandsEye launches Version 2 of their software this week. The Online Reputation Management (ORM) software has been heavily upgraded with an advanced HTML5 interface, full sentiment automation and integrated team workflow for social CRM. Having been in Alpha testing with select clients for a few weeks it will be […]
Neil Macqueen is young South African product designer making waves in the UK. This is one of his pieces called the Diviso stool. The design was created for UnoFuori Studio and has been exhibited as part of the London Design Festival at Designersblock 2010. The Diviso stool can extend to seat three people or stay […]