Photography by Olivia Mortimer

Photography by Olivia Mortimer

  These are some of the photos of 17 year old photographer Olivia Mortimer. She names Ryan McGinley and Nirrimi Hakanson as her influences for their use of organic and natural scenes in their photography. Some of the photos here were taken when Olivia was just 15 or 16. She […]

CT gets fancy dressed by JWT

CT gets fancy dressed by JWT

Ad agency JWT has hit the streets of Cape Town for this campaign for costume hire store Mardigras. Various urban structures in central Cape Town, public telephones, traffic lights, fire hydrants and post boxes, have been dressed in hand-stitched costumes proving that Mardigras can provide a costume for any possible […]

Says Who launch new site

Says Who launch new site

Have a look at Says Who’s brand new website live as of last night. The illustrators/designers built the site themselves using locally created site builder Tank. Says Who also have some news, one of their founders Jarryd Kin has left for Cape Town and they’ve welcomed Shaun Hill to their […]

VW Golf Viral

VW Golf Viral

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86wZp9a8r8k[/youtube] Ogilvy Cape Town features a silent marching band to demonstrate the idea in this viral video just completed for Volkswagen. Credit goes to Peri van Papendorp and Jamie Mietz for concept and directing.

Interview: The Assistant

Interview: The Assistant

The Assistant is the new kid on the block when it comes to representative agencies. Based in Cape Town and exclusively representing assistant stylists, The Assistant is a much needed addition to the fashion styling industry. The founder, Faye Dowding, first made her mark representing Cape Tech at the CTFC […]

Cape Town Timelapse

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17918586[/vimeo] This one has been doing the rounds the last two days. Awesome timelapse by Silver Bullet Production.

Social Contract’s Poster Picks

We love weeks like this one, and it’s so obvious why. Is it as difficult to choose a favourite for you as it is for us? Be there when it happens. Posters curated by Social Contract.

Airwaves That’s a Bit Extreme – Who Dunnit?

Airwaves That’s a Bit Extreme – Who Dunnit?

Check the latest campaign from Airwaves, called That’s a Bit Extreme. It follows the adventures of McHugeLarge’s Angels. Airwaves also offers you the opportunity to “Airwave a mate” where you could win the chance to do something extreme to one of your friends. We’ve found the digital campaign microsite, but […]

Savanna Valentine’s Day Savannagrams

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpMULNI0tN0&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] New Savanna online video for Valentines. Produced by Quirk. Nice to see a digital agency producing a very cool video promo. Update: The made-for-online video has been edited for television and will flight this week – quite unheard of. Well done to Quirk!

One Horse Town poster for Design Indaba

One Horse Town poster for Design Indaba

Found this over at the One Horse Town blog. It’s a poster they did near the end of last year to call for entrants for Design Indaba 2011’s Emerging Creatives showcase.

Cell C – Hammer (consumer video)

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cLUwDJtv68[/youtube] After a lot of mixed bag comments on Twitter and here on 10and5 on the new Cell C print ad, a consumer created the above video.

Snickers Radio

Three new radio spots for Snickers: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qc8hsNGF594[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yM4E7PTFXI[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ep0GatGM20[/youtube] Credits: Ever wondered how guys get the energy to keep being guys? Snickers of course. Agency: Net#work BBDO Cape Town Writers: Mike Pearson, Ross Nieuwenhuizen Creative Directors: Ivan Johnson, Mike Schalit Production: Sidney and Seymour Studios Sound Design: Johnny Seymour

Designer Bookstand by Lucas Adams

Designer Bookstand by Lucas Adams

Spotted these book stands at Bibliophilia at the Woodstock Industrial Centre while at an exhibition some time ago. They were designed by 3D design student and freelancer, Lucas Adams, specifically for the book store. The book stands are the first of 4 design briefs that Lucas will be completing for […]

Fridays@4 – Bangs ‘Meet me on facebook’

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lchaAtrwkE4[/youtube] You might’ve heard of Sudanese rapper Bangs after his hit ‘Take U to Da Movies’ went viral. This is his next hit ‘Meet me on facebook’. Perfect for a Friday. Enjoy!

Save the Rhino

Save the Rhino

This print campaign is brand new, released this month and is by advertising and design agency, Stick. Credits: Creative Directors – Mike Ellman-Brown, Darryl Cowling Art Director – Jonathan Wolberg Copywriter – Mike Ellman-Brown Photographer – Jonathan Wolberg / Stock images Retoucher – Rob Frew