Interview with Chew Magazine

Interview with Chew Magazine

We’re kicking off our Interviews with a couple of questions we posed to Elizabeth Janse van Rensburg who heads up Chew the Magazine – a digital magazine on fashion, design and other creative works. Check out the site here.

Windhoek missed the point?

Windhoek missed the point?

Last week with all the election hoo-ha I was checking on the 24.com election site quite regularly (every 15-20 mins or so) and couldn’t help to notice the massive Windhoek banner ads displayed all over the site. What I found that was quite interesting was that even though I was […]

Zoopy Framed Campaign by Cow Africa

Zoopy has recently launched a “Framed” campaign using loads of prank videos on their platform. The production house behind the campaign is Cow Africa, and the goal now is to get users to upload as many of their own videos as possible. The campaign includes its own landing page with […]

Adidas Local Barbershop campaign

Adidas Local Barbershop campaign

The boys over at Ideate have a brilliant collection of the Adidas Barbershop campaign. We know the ads are slightly oldish (Marklives! also has a post up a while ago), but we thought it very fitting seeing as we’re heading into soccer fever time, it should be featured again. Click […]

Nando’s Voter’s Roll continued…

We know election day seems like ages ago, but these posters were too cool not to feature. And hey, if your thumb is still black (like mine) then you are still eligible for a free roll! The posters were done by Black River FC. Be sure to take a look […]

Faith47 Pops in to Kliptown

Faith47 Pops in to Kliptown

Via Wooster Collective, Faith47 has some new work up in Kliptown. “with elections coming up the slogan. ‘our dreams dont fit in your ballots’ has been used as a slogan to say that a cross in a ballot box is not enough. here the artists have given the space for […]

Checkers/99c Rips off international brand

VS: Checkers – Don’t change your lifestyle, change your supermarket commercial We know there’s a TV commercial out there as well, but we haven’t been able to get hold of it. We’ve been given a heads up by Mike Stopforth about another local rip-off advertisement. The new Checkers campaign uses […]

Oh Boy!

This is the latest work done for Melrose by King James Cape Town (and by latest we mean it flighted for the first time yesterday!) Check it out, it’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Writer: Devin Kennedy Art Director: Damiam Bonse Creative Directors: Alistair King and Devin […]

Incredible Connection

This is the latest work done for Incredible Connection by their agency Black River FC. The aim of the ad was to shift the brand identity from being that of a cold, unfriendly retailer for the tech savvy, to that of a friendly, approachable brand that helps ordinary people connect […]

And the award goes to…

2009 AdReview Winners: Ad Agency of the Year: DDB South Africa Marketing Communications Group of 2009: The Jupiter Drawing Room & Partners Gauteng Agency of the Year: Ogilvy Johannesburg Marketing Services Company of the Year: Exp Advertising Person of the Year: Mike Schalit Radio Campaign of the Year: Ogilvy Johannesburg […]

Ogilvy vs Jupiter 2

Ogilvy vs Jupiter agency Beef

Lana spotted these two billboards next to each other, the one is from Jupiter Drawing Room and reads: “So we hear this recession thing is bad for business?” Right next to that, there is a massive red billboard from Ogilvy reading: “Does your agency think this ‘recession thing’ isn’t bad […]

Weskus Coke ads WhoDunnit

Weskus Coke ads WhoDunnit

These ads spotted somewhere on the West Coast are hilarious. Anyone know Who Dunnit? Thanks to Mari Basson for sending them in.

Ask the Dolphin – Idoidea

Ask the Dolphin – Idoidea

This great piece of creative was sent in from Idoidea – the boutique creative agency in Cape Town. Check out some more of their work on their website here.

Nando’s election campaign collection

Nando’s election campaign collection

Check out the print work from Black River FC for Nando’s – It seems you might just be able to eat and drink for free this election day! Click through for the video, Please note that the video was not produced by Black River FC, but by an agency called […]

Cups for Votes

Wimpy is doing their bit for democracy by encouraging South African voters to head to the polls. Place your vote and head over to Wimpy for your free cup of coffee. It’s their way of saying thank you for being a responsible citizen. Well done to Wimpy and their agency, […]