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Zimbabwean Voiceless Campaign

[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.

A Cool Casa Illustration by Lu

‘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 house “MIcasaESsuCAsa”. He’s also got […]

Public art at IRT Stations

Public art at IRT Stations

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 […]

CHURCH

CHURCH

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 magazines and books, fresh […]

Smirnoff Package Desing Mash-up by JWT

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)

MINI: 6 colours to stand by.

MINI: 6 colours to stand by.

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.

It’s “WRAP DAY” Everybody!

It’s “WRAP DAY” Everybody!

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 on and on… Here’s how […]

We-Are-Awesome launches spaces

We-Are-Awesome launches spaces

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 showing you. Avid […]

Tyred furniture updates

Tyred furniture updates

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 […]

MyOws – Copyright Protection For Creatives

MyOws – Copyright Protection For Creatives

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 of your work and is […]

Cape Town Tourism Blogger Activation Day

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 quarterly media days with […]

Goodbye Citi Campaign

Goodbye Citi Campaign

There comes a time in every legend’s career when it must retire. For Volkswagen’s iconic hatchback, the Citi, this is that time. Having provided 25 years of loyal service and colourful motoring, the Citi is now retiring. But like most legends, it’s not going to leave without a proper farewell. […]

Stonewall+ Interactive Press Release

To help promote the release of the new Stonewall+ website, Stonewall+ created an interactive press release. The press release directed the copy at the reader – a first-person dialogue that implied a conversation rather than the expected broad-stroke narrative of standard press releases. The Tribute website celebrates ‘The Click’ – […]