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Illustration and I
25 Nov 14
Early encounters with children's book illustrations sparked Alan Dye's appreciation for the art in his work as a creative director.
10 ways to run a successful Kickstarter campaign
24 Nov 14
Shoe designer Sara Gulyas shares some astute and savvy advice gleaned from launching her start-up brand, Pikkpack, with funding from Kickstarter.
Design advice that applies to everyone
20 Nov 14
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
5 Nov 14
Code4CT is getting girls to code – while arming them with a technical toolkit to take on leadership roles.
Design advice from New York
22 Oct 14
Three New York design legends share lessons from their careers in graphic design.
John Vogel on making it as your own manufacturer
21 Oct 14
South African furniture designer John Vogel on being hands-on in the workshop and accessing the market in multiple ways.
Why formulas for creativity fail
14 Oct 14
Patrick Barron, who led the blockbuster "Dumb Ways to Die" campaign, says what works for one brand won't necessarily work for another.
The many uses of social media
7 Oct 14
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
19 Sep 14
Efficiency has become more of a priority than creativity, says award-winning Brazilian adman PJ Pereira.
How to create a portfolio that will get you hired
16 Sep 14
Industrial designer Amina Horozic shares some of the insights from her new book "Breaking In" on how to create a winning showcase of your work.
7 ad industry lessons from Kate Fordyce
9 Sep 14
The marketing mind behind Woolworths' in-house agency shares her 360-degree perspective with us.
Inside View: Legal advice for musicians
26 Aug 14
Three lessons on navigating the music industry from Mandy Rae Capela, a South African attorney specialising in entertainment law.
Inside View: Side projects are the new CVs
19 Aug 14
Dave Duarte champions the power of side projects and small ideas.
Inside View: The agency of the future
5 Aug 14
Why the co-founder of The Jupiter Drawing Room believes that job-bags and MDs are a thing of the past.
Inside View: Content's king
29 Jul 14
Alistair King tells us how the One Rand Man began – and it didn’t start with a brief.
Africa rising: 10 myths busted
24 Jul 14
A new report from South African consumer research agency Instant Grass lifts the veil on 10 common misperceptions about the continent.
Inside View: The business of art
23 Jul 14
Moving from being an artist to a creative entrepreneur takes an enormous leap of faith. We chat to educator Elaine Rumboll about the potential and pitfalls.
Inside View: The journey of BRCK
16 Jul 14
Erik Hersman, co-founder of Kenyan tech firm Ushahidi, shares the journey of BRCK with us as the first orders of the self-powered, mobile WiFi device go out.
Outside In: Julie Lasky
12 Jul 14
Columnist and editor Julie Lasky gives us a firsthand account of her journey of first discovering South African design.
Inside View: 3 creative tools
8 Jul 14
Don't underestimate how handy these three humble (and free) tools can be, says our digital product manager, Sarah Jayne Fell.
Outside In: Joost Alferink
6 Jul 14
Looking in on Africa from the European perspective, Joost Alferink shares an outsider's perspective on the state of the creative industry on the continent.
Outside In: Lynda Relph-Knight
5 Jul 14
Design writer and former editor of Design Week Lynda Relph-Knight gives Design Indaba an outsider's perspective on the design future of Africa.
Inside View: The New Mainstream
1 Jul 14
How have consumers' interactions with brands evolved in the age of social media? Here are the top five take-outs from Wolff Olins’ The New Mainstream report.
Inside View: The renegade insider
11 Jun 14
Nicole Yershon applies the risk-taking energy of an entrepreneur to help Ogilvy's London office stay ahead of the creative curve.
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