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Puma set up their Creative Factory Co-Lab at The Grove in Braamfontein over the weekend, and we went along to take part in the event....

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 big announcement. We've managed to source these images from various places, but we're still looking for some more examples. Word out is that there is a media black-out for the next week, so expect to see Red Vodacom in practically every piece of media you can spy.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4YBmBexCwM&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Created by South African agency Hunt Lascaris, this campaign follows the highly impactive Trillion Dollar Billboard campaign of 2009....

'Lu' has a unique way about himself. He recently removed himself and all his posted work from Facebook, not that it matters really, seeing as he was on under a weird pseudonym name anyway. He likes what he does & this is a version of his...

Cape Minstrel mural at IRT station If you've used the new Integrated Rapid Transport system then you would've come across these mosaic murals along the walls of the station and walkways. Each one was designed specifically with the history and culture of Cape Town in mind. The murals include mosaic art of Cape Minstrels, the Mouille Point lighthouse, horse-racing, the Metropolitan Golf Club and supporters of the world cup. Click through to see some of the mosaics. (pics found at www.andrewboraine.com)

In what is possibly the coolest news we've heard all year, The President is opening a new design store called CHURCH. The shop will stock a selection of international and local items, including Comme des Garcons perfumes, Jorge Alderete prints, The President's own merchandise, some international...

The other day we featured some mad Smirnoff package designs done by local illustrators. Here is a mash-up of the work as well as a bit of an explination behind the theme of each design. The video was created by JWT Cape Town. (thanks @shawnroos)...

If you've seen any Mini's around town with South African flag mirror caps, this is why.  Work done by Black River FC. For more information about the initiative, visit the website here. ...

Kulula has received lots of praise and applause for their great plane liveries. Here's one that has recently been released. Love it!...

Wrap Day is an awesome intiative hosted by Spier Contemporary 2010 that aims to turn everyday objects of your life into works of art. This can be your apple, the desk of your boss, your fax machine, your doorway, dinner, television, phone, house, husband, …the list goes...

The boys over at We-Are-Awesome have launched their latest project titled Spaces - it's a collection of spaces people inhabit. In the first issue they feature Angie and Shane Durrant: Shane and Angie kindly showed us around their apartment in Jozi and now we in turn are...

Check out some of the updates from TYRED Furniture - the recycled tyres made into chairs. TYRED furniture will also be at the Design Indaba Expo this year, so swing past their stall to check out the chairs!
TYRED will create 10 PLAIN WHITE CHAIRS for 10 chosen potential artists/illustrators/designers/makers/crafters to create their own look, and the winning designer chair chosen by TYRED, will be physically showcased at the Indaba at our stand. The other 9 entries will be printed and postered and showcased too over the Indaba weekend. We are looking into charity options, and will confirm them publicly and to the designers when we know. (Cape Town only, sorry guys)
Mail tyredfurniture@gmail.com if you are interested to create a custom chair, and to get the full details of what we had in mind. Also check out the Facebook group.

MyOws is a recently launched local application that every designer really should have. In a nutshell uploading your work to MyOws provides you with evidence as well as a deterrence measure designed to prevent theft. The site will also assist you in contacting unauthorised users...

Cape Town Tourism recently had a blogger activation day. The idea behind the day was to show them and their followers why Cape Town is cool. The day encompassed the bloggers driving Reynard F1 styled cars that could hit up to 240km/h! Their PR team hosts...

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