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PULLUPYOURSOCKS

PULLUPYOURSOCKS

These politcal satire works called “PULLUPYOURSOCKS” were executed two days before Wednesday’s 2011 Municipal Elections.

VOTE for OSS Selected Creatives

VOTE for OSS Selected Creatives

One small seed, SA’s pop culture quarterly, is always looking for new ways to involve their dedicated network members. Since May 2010 they’ve run the Selected Creatives competition that lets network members vote for their favourite creatives to be published in the magazine.

Kulula gets a royal response

Kulula gets a royal response

A little while ago kulula.com launched a campaign to deliver a herd of cows to Buckingham Palace for the royal family to use as lobola for Prince William’s upcoming marriage to Kate Middleton. Read all about it here. This is the response they received from the royals. Can’t say they […]

Dulux & 10and5 Donate

Dulux & 10and5 Donate

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 […]

we-are-awful. Who’dunnit?

we-are-awful. Who’dunnit?

  We-are-awful has been doing some ‘borrowing’ from local pop culture site we-are-awesome. Besides the play on their name and scaling part of their logo, they’re using we-are-awesome’s street fashion photos to pit Cape Town hipsters against each other. And it’s up to the public to vote who is the […]

SA students vs Ogilvy Paris

SA students vs Ogilvy Paris

This international WWF work has been causing quite a stir locally. The campaign you see above was done by Chris Auret (art director) and Alexis Christodoulou (copy writer) while they were grad students at Vega in 2009. The work features fish wearing endangered animal masks and the headline reads, “Would […]

Search tactical for Cell C

Search tactical for Cell C

In the wake of the recent rebranding of Vodacom from green/blue to red, it is also prime time for other brands to retort with their own campaigns. See the above search tactical for Cell C. When searching for the keywords related to Vodacom i.e. Vodacom deals, Vodacom Red, etc, these […]

Careers24 supports ‘Clean up your act’ campaign

Careers24 supports ‘Clean up your act’ campaign

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 […]

2oceansvibe Print Ad

2oceansvibe Print Ad

Here’s an interesting press ad by 2oceansvibe. To employers: Would you allow your staff to have half day Fridays? To employees: Would you work harder in order to have half day Fridays? Thanks Jonty.

McDonalds outdoor defaced

McDonalds outdoor defaced

Some interesting commentary / graffiti on the massive McDonalds outdoor advert at the top of Long Street in Cape Town. It raises an interesting question, is visual noise the real world version of spam and do you think we need more public “commentary” on ads? Thanks to Riaan for the […]

We Heart Green Point

We Heart Green Point

  This soon to be launched social media campaign by Colourworks is a declaration of love for the Cape Town district, Green Point. The campaign We Heart Green Point will run from the 28th of March till the 21st of April and aims to get ‘Green Point businesses and locals […]

Give a Rand for Japan

Give a Rand for Japan

  Old Shanghai Firecracker Factory, a through-the-line agency, has developed a viral and print advertising campaign to help raise money for Rescue South Africa on their mission to Japan to assist with the disaster relief. The campaign, called ‘Give a Rand for Japan’ is calling for South Africans to donate […]

Angry Malema

Angry Malema

We recently received a submission from Julius Malema to tell us about his new tumblr. You can follow it over here: angrymalema.tumblr.com This is a taste of what he gets up to –