The latest VW Citi Golf campaign introduces us to the concept of the Recessionista: a fashion-forward individual who looks good despite “these tough economic times.” They are fashionistas making the most of the recession. They pillage their grandmother’s wardrobe, find ultra-stylish clothes at thrift stores and invent super-cool pastimes that […]
This poster / print ad was created by Ogilvy Cape Town to celebrate Volkswagen’s momentous victory in this year’s Dakar Rally. The ad highlights the harsh conditions experienced during the race, and how Team Touareg prevailed, in spite of the torturous environment and competitors. The work was conceptualised and executed […]
The DA has entered the above-the-line campaign race with this inspiring little TV ad. The ad carries an uplifting message, focusing on the hope that, with your support, the DA can make South Africa a better place for all. The only question is who’dunnit? Here’s to hoping one of you […]
Remember Summer is the latest campaign for Hang Ten. Created by King James, the campaign depicts a beach lifestyle-inspired winter: camping and hanging out by the fire, youthful optimism and the freedom that comes with being outdoors. The work was done by creative team Christiaan Conradie (Art Director) and Bianca […]
The following ad, created by King James, offers us a glimpse into a future where water is a rare and precious commodity. The ad emphasizes the plight of Recycling Oil Saves the Environment (ROSE) a non-profit organization that manages the environmentally acceptable collection, storage and recycling of used lubricating oil […]
We’ve gotten word that The President is looking for a designer with 3 + years of experience, drop them a line with your CV and portfolio.
Mashable has a great guide on how to use Flickr if you are a visual artist, from using groups to collections to promote your work. Check it out here.
Bowwow SA Campiagn 50 puppies found. Thoroughbred Italian. Looking for stylish homes and out-of-the-box-grooming. Please nurture and send back when ready. These adorable little design creatures was originally designed in 2005 by iconic designer Eero Aarnio for the Italian contemporary design brand Magis. To date over 60 000 of these […]
Following up on our post last week, you must have been spotting a trend by now. Fridays are Follow Fridays – a meme where you post a couple of people whom you suggest following. This week our focus is on strategists. We’re showcasing the people who put things together, who […]
South African photographer Marc Shoul has worked for various local and international magazines including Time, Colors, Wired, Blueprint, Dazed and Confused, Design Indaba, World Health Organization, SL, Marie Claire, Men’s Health and Mother Jones. He has also photographed for various advertising clients and agencies including TBWA Hunt Lascaris (Sasol, Standard […]
Due to the credit crunch shoppers has changed their way of indulgement, they now only spend the amount of money they think the product is worth and and will not pay over the mark for it anymore. This opened a whole new gap for opportunity in the market, especially the […]
MetroFM has always done had some amazing work produced for them. I’m already quite a fan of their billboard and print ads, and I found this TV commercial great. The press release says: Devised by the Net#work BBDO creative team of Donovan Goliath and Reggie Makhetha and overseen by Creative […]
The Kinky Afro campaign by Good Hope FM certainly isn’t new – you’ve certainly spotted the ads on TV (if not, we’ve embedded it below). The site for Kinky Afro was produced by Gloo and takes a tongue in cheek look at the computers we used during the 80’s and […]
Time flies when you’re having fun, so for us the 2009 SA Blog Awards have come quickly! If you like what we’re doing, we ask that you please nominate us here: Nominate Between 10 and 5.
While the past week was choc-n-block full of everything Design Indaba, we’ve kept a bit quiet about it – we felt most of it was being covered by the traditional outlets already (if you beg to differ, do tell us so in the comments below). What we did want to […]