CreativeMornings: Humility | Mike Sharman

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello everyone! Happy Wednesday. Since it’s April Fool’s Day today, it seems only appropriate to introduce you to this dope-ass fool – our April speaker, Mike Sharman! Mike Sharman is a co-founder of Retroviral, an award winning digital communications agency that creates online word of mouth spread for brands using bespoke strategy, social media, and […]

Design Indaba 2015: Lessons Learned

Reading Time: 6 minutes Happy Monday, julle! Nicework was kind enough to send us to this year’s Design Indaba Simulcast at UJ, on condition that we would bring back what we learned to share and inspire. We’ve shared our insights with each other, and now it’s time to share them with you, too. 01: Add exponential value Pepe Marais […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Humility

Reading Time: 1 minute Good morning, and happy Monday. We are excited to announce the global theme for April’s CreativeMornings talk- Humility! It’s not all that. Nothing to write home about. (See what we did there?) This month’s theme was chosen by the Orlando chapter, and beautifully illustrated by Sean Tulgetske. As usual, watch this space for more information on […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: How to book your seats

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello everyone! We’ve had a lot of excitement regarding John Hunt’s CreativeMornings talk at JoziHub on Friday the 27th of March. There are a lot of new faces around, so here’s a quick refresher on how to sign up and get your tickets. Tickets will open for booking at 7AM on Monday the 23rd of […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Ink | John Hunt

Reading Time: 1 minute Hold onto your artfully patterned panties, Johannesburg, because this month’s CreativeMornings speaker is advertising legend John Hunt! John Hunt is the co-founder of the advertising agency network TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and is currently Worldwide Creative Director oftbwa. In 1993 he was intimately involved in Nelson Mandela’s first election campaign. The author of a number of television dramas, he […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg: Ink

Reading Time: 1 minute Happy Monday everyone! We’ll cut right to the chase – this month’s CreativeMornings theme is Ink, presented by Squarespace. The theme was chosen by our Melbourne chapter and beautifully illustrated by the wonderful Gemma O’Brien. When I grow up, I want to be her. As always, watch this space for speaker and venue announcements. We’ll see you there! […]

Melbourne Now

Reading Time: 2 minutes Although it’s from way back in 2013, I just discovered Hofstede Design + Development’s work on the Melbourne Now exhibition catalogue. As a true lover of the grid (what print designer isn’t?) I love how they went all out and kept the gridlines visible on the page. Enjoy! Do you share my love of sexy, […]

Pretend to be Happy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Happy Monday, everyone! Last week, a delegation of Niceworkians went on an outing to the Design Indaba Simulcast here in Jo’burg. All the speakers blew our minds in their own way, but one of my favourites was Israeli musician and experimental filmmaker Yoni Bloch. Bloch introduced us to the interactive music video project he created […]

Nicework needs an animator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hello there! Are you good at animation and film? Do you like junk food and swear words? Or carrot sticks and baby animals? We take all kinds. Nicework is looking for a junior or mid-level animator/editor/camera man to join our team. This role involves delivering world-class work to a variety of clients. You’ll be working hard, drinking […]