4 Tips for Cultivating Design Leadership

Reading Time: 3 minutes The influence of design is growing and the corporate world has started to take notice. If you’ve been keeping an eye on the industry of late, you may have picked up on what is now a well-established trend. The trend I am talking about is big companies paying substantial amounts of money for design expertise […]

Behance Portfolio Review Johannesburg

Reading Time: 1 minute Twice a year, Behance presents Portfolio Review Week. These events form part of a global network of volunteer-organised reviews taking place in over 120 countries, aimed at bringing creatives together and sharing ideas. Join us for the the Behance Portfolio Review Johannesburg, brought to you by the UJ Department of Graphic Design, in partnership with Nicework and Between10and5. […]

Throwback Thursday: Renate van Rensburg

Reading Time: 2 minutes We featured the talented Renate van Rensburg in NICE Magazine: Contrast & Contradiction. Her illustrations are intricate and full of life, and this can be seen with the work exhibited in her editorial. We’ve showed you her old work but what is she doing now? Here are a couple of her more recent illustrations which we feel […]

Article Summary: Sean Tucker

Reading Time: 2 minutes For NICE Magazine: Contrast & Contradiction we embarked on a journey with the hope of creating a photography feature in which we could showcase the work of old school purists and new school adventurers. To our delight we came across Sean Tucker, who appears to be a bit of both. Sean is a photographer living and working […]

The Best Thing: Pope John Paw

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of their interviews in the latest issue of NICE Magazine, we asked our contributors what the best thing they had seen online was. This week our featured contributor is Candice Bondi. Candice said that the best thing she’s seen online in recent times is a picture of a little dog that must think […]

Article Summary: Beverage Showdown

Reading Time: 1 minute Apart from the cats versus dogs conundrum, nothing has caused more bloody conflict over the years than the question of “tea or coffee?” Johannesburg’s café culture has seen exponential growth over the last few years, which makes it the perfect battleground for settling the score once and for all. We dispatched Nice Magazine representatives all […]

Week’s Recap: Monday 02 March – Friday 06 March

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just in case you’ve been really busy this week, this is the post where you catch up on anything you may have missed from our series of NICE Magazine posts over the past week. Let’s get started. The Best Thing: Heile Gänsje Doyelle Blane Muise told us about a trippy twelve-minute video that follows a […]

Art Fight: Lize Marie Dreyer vs. Brent Swart

Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome to the final Art Fight post from NICE Magazine: Contrast and Contradiction Yip, you heard right. The final Art Fight post from NICE Magazine: Contrast and Contradiction. Don’t be sad though, we’ll continue filling your Fridays with interesting content to distract you from work. If you end up getting serious Art Fight withdrawal symptoms, […]

Throwback Thursday: Louis Minnaar

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we revisit Louis Minnaar, a Pretoria-based visual artist and jack of many trades, who has sampled almost every aspect of our local creative industry. We featured some of Louis’ work in the latest issue of NICE Magazine. Apart from illustrating, Louis also animates, designs, photographs and makes videos. His work is full of […]