Vintage Fridays – Mainstay

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7uA2XU5fsA[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6lZQmnU0xI[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxymlIGshv0[/youtube] We haven’t done a Vintage Friday in a really long time but since there is a Mainstay ad currently airing on TV we thought we’d bring you some 80s goodness in the form of vintage Mainstay ads. The current ad caused some controversy on 10and5 when we […]

Guten Tag – exhibition and street party tonight

Guten Tag – exhibition and street party tonight

The poster design was already featured as one of Social Contract’s Poster Picks earlier this week but here it is again with the final artist listing including an international line-up. The exhibition/street party marks the official launch of the /A WORD OF ART and the Woodstock Industrial Centre’s residency programme. […]

The Butcher’s FRIDAY CUT!

It’s another glorious Friday and I have a track that all you ‘Scott Pilgrim’ fans will love. Hope you enjoy it and have a cracking weekend. Thanks to David for the track. CLICK HERE to download the Friday Cut!

Featured: Michelle Viljoen

Featured: Michelle Viljoen

Michelle Viljoen graduated with honours from AAA Cape Town last year. This is a collection of the best work she produced while studying Graphic Design. A major hobby of Michelle’s is photography which is why she started her blog – papercitylife and her tumblr blog. Papercitylife was also her inspiration […]

Illana Welman – Styling and Photography

Illana Welman – Styling and Photography

This is some of the work of Durban born, Cape Town bred stylist and photographer Illana Welman. Having no formal training she is a true example of raw talent. Illana tells us how she got into doing what she does,”I started styling in 2008 thanks to my photographer boyfriend Justin Mcgee and […]

Hunter’s How Big Is Big

With the release of the new massive Hunter’s billboard, the are also hosting a How Big Is Big Facebook promo. Guess the amount of Hunter’s bottles that can fit into the big bottle and fans can win a trip to Zanzibar with one of their “chinas”. Nice way to extend […]

Featured: Roulé le Roux

Featured: Roulé le Roux

Roulé le Roux is a Cape Town illustrator and graphic designer who loves drawing and making things. She graduated with a ND in Graphic Design from CPUT five years ago and is currently employed at Designs4development, a small studio specialising in the development sector. Roulé occasionally offers free artwork for download. […]

Hunter’s Billboard

Here’s a new billboard from Hunter’s dry on the N1 leaving Cape Town. The billboard sports the biggest Hunter’s bottle ever made, and has is also interactive with snow falling down around the bottle. Very cool. (ED NOTE: Made the copy slightly clearer 🙂 Interactive snow FTW)

A Skyline on Fire new music video

A Skyline on Fire new music video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCyNxAwbWLI[/youtube] This is the new video for A Skyline on Fire‘s song Christmas Card. The band is from Pretoria and the video was created by British based (originally from SA) studio Shotopop. Enjoy!

Andrew Ringrose for Discotheque

Social Contract’s Poster Picks

We are happy to bring to you this weekly post, showcasing the best in poster design. For a while now we have seen very good local posters and we want the world to see them too, so here you go. Go to Social Contract for more great posters.

Bia van Deventer CD design for Manouche

Bia van Deventer CD design for Manouche

This Cd cover design for the Stellenbosch based gypsy jazz band, Manouche, was created by Bia van Deventer. She also did the styling and photography for the shoot. www.biavandeventer.com

Featured: Floyd Paul

Featured: Floyd Paul

  Floyd Paul is a multifaceted creative working as a graphic designer/illustrator/art director and motion GFX artist in the Mother City. This is some of his portfolio. He says he is always experimenting in different styles, and mediums, from vector illustrations and designs to more old school style inks, paints, […]

Dylan Forman – Animation and Design

Dylan Forman – Animation and Design

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/9113042[/vimeo] Dylan Forman is a freelance motion designer/3D artist based in Durban. He is the founder of Konstrukt Animation & Design, his freelance business, which has been enjoying success in the industry over the last 5 years. Dylan focuses on motion graphics design, 3D visualisation and animation, visual effects, illustration […]

Garmin Fitness Glory TVC

Garmin Fitness Glory TVC

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKLyCr2rE38[/youtube] Very nice production, presumably created by Volcano?

New BMW mouse ad

New BMW mouse ad

You all remember the famous BMW mouse ad, right? If not follow the link to refresh your memory. Ireland/Davenport Johannesburg have adapted the iconic ad by replacing the live mouse with a digital one for their latest BMW print ad. The ad was created to introduce advanced infotainment and in-car […]