CreativeMornings Johannesburg: 2015 Review

Reading Time: 6 minutes It’s been a busy year for CreativeMornings Johannesburg. We hosted ten talks in total, only missing out on two themes – Climate (February) and Time (December). Our speakers were photographers, agency founders, directors, designers, comedians, and artists. They provided us with some amazing insights and commentary on the state of their respective industries, South Africa, […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: 2015 in Pictures

Reading Time: 3 minutes CreativeMornings Johannesburg hosted ten talks at six different venues in 2015. We think some of our best talks took place in the past twelve months – our speakers provided us with some amazing insights into their lives, some even giving us a little bit of advice taken from their experiences. We thought it would be […]

The New Bottom Line

Reading Time: 2 minutes Casey Gerald is a co-founder and the CEO of MBAs Across America, a national movement in the United States of America. Through MBAs Across America, MBAs and entrepreneurs work together to revitalize their country.   In his CreativeMornings talk, Casey speaks about how MBAs across America came to be and why we should ‘give a damn’, […]

Seth Godin: Getting the work you want

Reading Time: 2 minutes Seth Godin. Maybe you’ve heard of him, maybe you haven’t. If you haven’t, I’m sure he wouldn’t be offended; here’s why:   If you haven’t heard of him, here’s a little bit of background. Seth Godin is a successful author (17 bestsellers), entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker. Seth Godin spoke at CreativeMornings/NYC in 2014. In his […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: John Vlismas

Reading Time: 1 minute As you may already know, CreativeMornings’ theme for October is Shock, and who better to speak on the topic of shock, than John Vlismas. John Vlismas is well-known for his outspoken and observational humour. His ability to understand and comment on political, social and economic situations has earned him a broad and growing corporate client […]

The Link Between Empathy and Creativity: What empathy can do for the world

Reading Time: 2 minutes Our speaker for this month’s CreativeMornings is Gordon Cook. Gordon D Cook describes himself as an activist and educator. He studied modern literature, became a copywriter, escaped military service in two countries and lived in the US for a couple of years. On returning to South Africa, he ran the AAA School of Advertising, co-founded […]

Hey! It’s not Monday.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Paper artist Calvin Nicholls forms carefully cut and layered paper sculptures of animals that seem to break free from the surrounding matboard and hover just above the surface. To achieve the haut-relief effect (a process he shares online), Nicholls first works from a drawing which he uses as a template for the various paper components. Using an X-ACTO […]