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 […]

New Mr Price TVC

New Mr Price TVC

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYGKky-5Pm8[/youtube] Here is the latest Mr Price TV ad launching tomorrow and featuring Capetonian Fani Segerman. What do you all think? Credits: Film director – Shelly Nel, Make my Day productions Creative director – Clinton de Goede, Wisdom and Youth Producer – Vanessa Logan, Wisdom and Youth

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 […]

Kalahari.net – Your questions, answered.

Kalahari.net – Your questions, answered.

  We asked you to send in your questions about kalahari.net’s redesign and the User-Centred Design method they’ve adopted for the process. Rian van der Merwe, ex eBay user experience specialist and newly appointed kalahari.net Head of Product & Design, has answered your questions. To read the previous post about […]

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 […]

Photo by Jonx Pillemer

adidas / I Art SA / A Word Of Art

The I ART SA Community Mural Project, a collaboration between /A WORD OF ART and adidas Originals, aims to promote and celebrate local artists, mural art and the original culture found within the communities we interact in. Starting in Woodstock and then moving on to Soweto, thirteen artists have been […]

Pitched: Luma for Coca-Cola India

Pitched: Luma for Coca-Cola India

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/21147142[/vimeo] Jason Cullen from Luma gave us a rather interesting idea. How many times do agencies and studios pitch on accounts that they don’t get? So many amazing ideas and hours of work get thrown out never to be seen. Consider ‘Pitched’ a new 10and5 series of the unappreciated pitches […]

Feiyue X Gumboots

Feiyue X Gumboots

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/20464355[/vimeo] French brand Feiyue recently partnered with talented award-winning film/graphic art duo from South Africa – Director, Porteus Xandau and and Art Director, Lucas Van Vuuren. The team ,with producer Irfaan Fredericks, created a short video featuring the Feiyue Lo classic canvas sneakers. The key element of the video is […]

Most beautiful object in South Africa.

Most beautiful object in South Africa.

The Hillcrest AIDS Centre (HAC) Trust is a faith-based ministry that has grown to become a multi-faceted HIV/AIDS project. This ministry attempts to address the impact of the devastating HIV/AIDS pandemic in a practical and holistic way. The mission of the organization is and always has been to show unconditional […]

Louis Minnaar for Bittereinder (Park Acoustics)

Social Contract’s Poster Picks

What a great long weekend with so many good gigs, we sure had a lot of fun. Now for another week and more poster awesomeness. We have a rad Bittereinder and aKing poster, Fulka makes their first appearance and a super cool poster for a Grave Danger gig too. Posters […]

Suné Horn: Freelance designer/architect

Suné Horn: Freelance designer/architect

Suné Horn is a freelance designer/architecture student seeking to better our living environment. She obtained her Bachelor of Architectural Studies at the University of Cape Town and is currently finishing her Honours degree.

Ukuva iAfrica presents the U-tube

Ukuva iAfrica presents the U-tube

No newbies to the proudly South Africa theme, Ukuva iAfrica have been trading for more than 15 years creating various sauces and spices with a distinctive bit of design attached to their products: Namely the ‘African Neck’ wire feature, pictured below.

Fridays@4: Boom Boom Boom

Fridays@4: Boom Boom Boom

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiww4OTA194[/youtube] Some hilarity to start your long weekend on a good note! Say Weehoo!

Featured: Gabby Correia

Featured: Gabby Correia

About Gabby: I am a 20 year old self taught digital artist based in Cape Town and I am currently working as a freelance illustrator/artist. My artwork is quite diverse because I get bored  easily and therefore my art style changes every few months. I enjoy doing macabre art just as much as I enjoy […]

Taleswapper ‘Trouble’ by Nadege Sanz

Taleswapper ‘Trouble’ by Nadege Sanz

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/17550418[/vimeo] Nadege Sanz, a French photographer living and working in South Africa for the last six years, has switched mediums for her latest project. This is her first music video for the band Taleswapper. Nadege draws inspiration from all the artists she meets and collaborates with and says Inge Beckman, […]