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Sandhya Lalloo won the Vukani Design Award for Best Young Designer in 2003.
Jon Stam is a Canadian-born designer based in Amsterdam and Antwerp.
As a designer Mathies explores various media and methods, and spent a year working closely with a carpenter to investigate different production processes.
Working primarily in graphic design, she is passionate and tireless about producing work that is underpinned by a rich sense of warmth and personality.
As creative director, Smythe’s direction of animation projects has led to the successful implementation and execution of award-winning campaigns.
Keith Rose is one of only a select few to be inducted into the Clio TV Hall of Fame, for his BMW Mouse commercial.
Since Javier Mariscal took up a pencil in the 1970s to earn his living, his life and career have been characterised by his creative incontinence.
Jannes Hendrikz is the compositor and creative director of the Blackheart Gang by night, and TVC director for Shy the Sun by day
Dwayne Spradlin is president and CEO of InnoCentive Inc, an open innovation community of smart, creative people who provide solutions to tough problems.
Wicked Pixels was the first boutique studio in South Africa to specialise in the craft of animation, visual effects and motion graphic design founded by Wessels
Bruce Mau is a critical thinker, visionary and voice in our modern world.
Born in 1929, Milton Glaser is among the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States.
Daljit Singh is the founder of digital agency Digit and executive creative director of Conran Singh.
Jenny Ehlers is creative director and equity partner of King James RSVP, the design and promotions arm of the King James Group.
As managing director of Enterprise IG, David Blyth is responsible for the operational delivery of all strategy and design work across Africa.
Maira Koutsoudakis is the founder and principal of Life architecture, interiors and creative direction.
Better known as Zapiro, he has published 11 cartoon collections and held solo exhibitions in New York, London and Frankfurt.
Wally Olins (1930 – 2014) was one of the world's most experienced practitioners in corporate identity and branding.
Tony Davidson is Executive Creative Director at Wieden & Kennedy, London.
During his seven years as senior designer, Frere-Jones created many of Font Bureau's best known typefaces, including Interstate, and Poynter Oldstyle and Gothic
Front is a Swedish design group of three dynamic women: Sofia Lagerkvist, Charlotte von der Lancken and Anna Lindgren.
Simon Waterfall has been a creative director since he was 16. Still at school, his company wrote the first computer games for Commodore 64 and Amigas.
Ruudt Peters defines himself as a philosopher and an alchemist, his pieces of jewellery being extensions of a person.
Roger L Martin
Roger Martin is an education, design and business innovator, the dean of the Rotman School of Management and an author of several business books.
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