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Remember Summer

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 […]

Recycling Oil Saves the Environment – TV Ad

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 […]

Jobs for Graphic Designers

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.

Using Flickr for Artists and Creatives

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.

Bid for a Bowwow

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 […]

South African Creatives on Twitter – the strategist issue

South African Creatives on Twitter – the strategist issue

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 […]

Marc Shoul – Photographer

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 […]

Recessionista (VW)

Recessionista (VW)

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 TVC by Net#work BBDO and Frieze Films

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 […]

Good Hope FM – Kinky Afro

Good Hope FM – Kinky Afro

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 […]

Nominate us for the 2009 SA Blog Awards

Nominate us for the 2009 SA Blog Awards

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.

Design Indaba supplement creative

Design Indaba supplement creative

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 […]

Latest work from Gloo – Simba, Food24 and Plascon

Gloo has sent us some of their latest work – we know it’s not the flashy creative stuff that won them awards at the Loeries and other places, but they are still very well executed sites for Plascon, Simba and a very cool little flash game for Food24. Both Plascon […]

GSDH – Ugo Richard portfolio site

GSDH recently completed the portfolio website of an internationally acclaimed French photographer Ugo Richard. The site was completed by Ernst Lass and went on to win an award at the German Multimedia Awards for GSDH. The site is very minimalist, and it is a great way to get to the […]

South African creatives to follow on Twitter

South African creatives to follow on Twitter

Yeah Twitter is finally hitting the mainstream, if you’ve been active for a couple of months I’m sure you would have spotted the bump in follows this past month (it’s even being mentioned in newspaper articles!). If you’re new to Twitter we’ve narrowed down a list of some people you […]