Volkswagen BlueMotion by Ogilvy Cape Town

BlueMotion is Volkswagen’s more environmentally-sensitive range. For the print campaign, we asked our client to put their money where their mouth is, by donating part of their very expensive advertising space to small, eco-focused non-profit organizations who really needed the exposure. The non-profits benefited from getting their message out there, […]

Gloo for Design Indaba 2011

Gloo for Design Indaba 2011

“What will creativity hold for the future?” is the new campaign for Design Indaba 14, conceptualised by The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, and evolved in collaboration with Gloo, to create an integrated campaign.

Fridays@4: Latest from Old Spice

Fridays@4: Latest from Old Spice

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R2cnxz27LI[/youtube] A little entertainment from the Old Spice guy for the last hour of your working week. Enjoy.

NATIVE & Net#work BBDO for Hunter’s

NATIVE & Net#work BBDO for Hunter’s

In what we believe is the first world wide use of the new Facebook brand fan pages, here’s a clever use of the refresh button by NATIVE and Net#work BBDO Cape Town for Hunter’s that went up on their facebook page today. Have a go yourself – http://www.facebook.com/HuntersCider Agency: NATIVE & […]

kulula to pay lobola on behalf of Prince William

kulula to pay lobola on behalf of Prince William

This just in, kulula.com have started an initiative 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. kulula says: For every flight booked from 14 February to 28 April, kulula will make a contribution […]

We want your opinion

Between 10and5 wants to know what you would most like hear about, when we’re busy interviewing designers. Instead of just thinking for our dedicated readers – You guys and girls – we want to find out what most interests you, what questions get your creative juices flowing, and how detailed […]

A Case Study: Gloo, Brandhouse, Drive Dry

A Case Study: Gloo, Brandhouse, Drive Dry

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kuC-4DaT0M[/youtube] This is the digital component of the latest Brandhouse Drive Dry campaign by FoxP2. Gloo worked on the digital campaign to run along side the “Papa wag vir jou” TV ad. See it here. This is what they did, how they did it and the very successful results.

The Butcher’s FRIDAY CUT!

TGIF. And to celebrate I’ve chosen a somewhat chilled Cut to kick off the weekend. Enjoy! Thanks to Johann for the track. CLICK HERE to download the Friday Cut!

Guide to DI 2011: Design Indaba Party

Guide to DI 2011: Design Indaba Party

The Design Indaba party, in the past an exclusive event reserved for VIPs, speakers and delegates, sees a change this year. The party, sponsored by Grolsch, is open to one and all with tickets selling at R100. The line-up includes Spoek Mathambo & Mshini Wam, Soft Touch Operation, Unsound System, […]

I WANT YOUR MUNNY by Toitoy & Kidrobot

I WANT YOUR MUNNY by Toitoy & Kidrobot

Toitoy and Kidrobot present a show of custom Munny’s to celebrate the opening of Toitoy’s new store. Taking place tonight at  Toitoy in 49 Kloof Street  @ 6pm. Come down and show your support! I WANT YOUR MUNNY will showcase 20 of South Africa’s top artists doing what they do […]

Hooked by Character Matters Animation

Hooked by Character Matters Animation

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/19475041[/vimeo] Starting out in the 3D animation industry in 1993, Cape Town based Character Matters Animation Studios has been advancing ever since, creating lovable digitized characters, that we love. Managing director Chris Schoultz tells us “Hooked” is our latest animated short. The work was intended to refine our production methods […]

Featured: Lauren Redman

Featured: Lauren Redman

Lauren Redman graduated with Honours in Graphic Design from the AAA School of Advertising in 2009. During the year between then and now she could be spotted photographing children and sport in New York. Lauren also spent some time interning at both Room 13 Design Studio and House & Leisure […]

Official Launch of BrandsEye Version 2

Official Launch of BrandsEye Version 2

Breaking news: BrandsEye launches Version 2 of their software this week. The Online Reputation Management (ORM) software has been heavily upgraded with an advanced HTML5 interface, full sentiment automation and integrated team workflow for social CRM. Having been in Alpha testing with select clients for a few weeks it will be […]

Wanted: A view from the top

Wanted: A view from the top

Calling all Capetonians who live above the second floor: Timmy Henny needs your help. Timmy is busy shooting a pro bono project to create a video that makes Cape Town look miniature. To be a little more clear – I basically use a tilt and shift lens (which blurs the […]

Save the Rhinos by Green Renaissance Productions

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/19170189[/vimeo] Green Renaissance is a division of African Renaissance Productions, and specializes in dealing with environmental issues and other green-machine related films. This film deals with the terrible act of rhino poaching, in which poachers seek the Black Rhino for its horn. “The critically endangered black rhino continued to expand […]