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Brands must take control and help move culture forwards
“It may be an unfashionable and elitist mindset,” says Chris Clarke, CCO of DigitasLBI in London, “but brands can and should take control in shaping culture.”
Know the user, know the magic, connect the two
Steve Vranakis, executive creative director of Google Creative Lab, shows us how Google is taking the brand beyond the browser.
Black Cats on Holiday wins Grand Prix at the Loerie Awards
IMPACT BBDO Dubai won the coveted Grand Prix award at the Loerie Awards last night for their cat campaign for the Lebanese national lottery.
Casey Neistat on why YouTube is the best option for film distribution
YouTube is the most romantic version of film distribution that's ever been, says Casey Neistat.
Selly Raby Kane on the power of collaboration in her design
For Senegalese fashion designer Selly Raby Kane, her work is not just about the clothes – it's also about the story.
Stanley Hainsworth on the possibilities of a blank white wall
When you work for yourself, everyone becomes a potential connection, Hainsworth said yesterday at Design Indaba Conference. We caught up with him afterwards.
Design advice that applies to everyone
Leading creative thinkers give advice to aspiring artists and designers, but their philosophies really pertain to every field or creative endeavour.
Why girls should code
Code4CT is getting girls to code – while arming them with a technical toolkit to take on leadership roles.
Design advice from New York
Three New York design legends share lessons from their careers in graphic design.
The many uses of social media
The value of social media is shifting far beyond PR and marketing – and that's good news for creative enterprises, says Nadia Mannell of Meltwater Group.
Resetting the rules in advertising
Efficiency has become more of a priority than creativity, says award-winning Brazilian adman PJ Pereira.
7 ad industry lessons from Kate Fordyce
The marketing mind behind Woolworths' in-house agency shares her 360-degree perspective with us.
What’s behind our new look? Design Indaba is charting a new course as a fully fledged online media platform.
Inside View: Side projects are the new CVs
Dave Duarte champions the power of side projects and small ideas.
Life after advertising
We interview Ross Chowles about the art of selling products to humans – and why he thinks it's in danger.
Inside View: The agency of the future
Why the co-founder of The Jupiter Drawing Room believes that job-bags and MDs are a thing of the past.
Support #AnotherLightUp on Mandela Day
If you haven't found your Mandela Day project yet, here is an opportunity to get involved and make a real difference in the lives of local citizens.
Inside View: 3 creative tools
Don't underestimate how handy these three humble (and free) tools can be, says our digital product manager, Sarah Jayne Fell.
Inside View: The renegade insider
Nicole Yershon applies the risk-taking energy of an entrepreneur to help Ogilvy's London office stay ahead of the creative curve.
Thundafund kicks off campaign for #ANOTHERLIGHTUP
Today Thundafund launches a drive to incentivise donations to #ANOTHERLIGHTUP based on a model of reciprocity.
Rob Stokes: From bedroom to buyout – an entrepreneur’s story
The founder of digital agency Quirk gives advice to would-be entrepreneurs.
Aaron Marshall: Go big and go home
Founder and designer of the mobile photo app Over, Aaron Marshall shares his six key business values.
Day three snapshot
The final day of Design Indaba Conference brought architecture, art, Danish design, music and happiness to the stage.
Andy Fenner: My Meat Manifesto
Meat merchant and food designer Andy Fenner spoke at the Spier Secret Festival 2013 about eating less meat and giving the meat we do eat more attention.
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When a natural disaster occured in Chile, Alejandro Aravena and his team set out to rebuild the city
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9 Jul 18
The architect tackles the reconstruction of a city through public participation.
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