Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales
Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2017
Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting
Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017
FAO launches the regional competition of "Aquaponics design" in collaboration with Arab Women Investors Union
A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016
IDC's Mark Walker Discusses Building Sustainable Smart Cities
Mombasa hosts stakeholders for launch of the regional leather design studio which has garnered global backing
A logo is often the first step towards developing your company's visual identity so you need to get it right This is how you can do that
Rwandan fashion label Mille Collines' CEO tells Dinfin Mulupi from How we made it in Africa about Rwanda's growing retail sector and why she believes "the hunger for African products
A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.
Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014
The world is going gaga over culture, design and art from Africa, but back here on the continent we're innovating exciting solutions to uniquely African challenges. Here are my thoughts on the four biggest trends related to Africa
Oresti Patricios 20 Jan 2014
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013