Bringing Easter to life

Reading Time: 2 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XggMH3SzOoI For the last few months, we have been working on a great campaign with the team from Ogilvy for Cadbury. Cadburys has launched a new range of chocolates (they are delicious) just for Easter. We were challenged with crafting and telling a multi-part story about the theft of this new range. An agile improv […]

RadEO with Conor Neill

Reading Time: 1 minute http://radeo.co.za/episodes/17-radeo-with-conor-neill-from-vistage-spain/ In this episode of RadEO, our CEO Ross talks to Conor Neill, the president of Vistage Spain. They talk about how you are a vehicle for a project and one should realise your own potential and purpose. Finding meaning in suffering can help in not losing sight of your full strength. Conor gives his […]

Design Students: No one cares about you…

Reading Time: 1 minute https://youtu.be/u2qbDW_54E8 Are you looking for a new job? Are you entering the job market? Our CEO Ross delivered a Keynote at the Open Window Institute to their graduating class. His hope was to prepare and inspired them to take on the job market with a different perspective in mind. Take what you have learnt and […]

CreativeMornings Johannesburg turned 5 we made it happen

Reading Time: 1 minute Building the creative community in Johannesburg and South Africa are very close to our hearts. Which is one of the reasons we have been running CreativeMornings in Johannesburg for the last 5 years. Since September 2017 we have hosted 53 talks for 3253 different people.  https://vimeo.com/292301817 There was even a photo booth https://vimeo.com/292935017 Special thanks […]

PRINT IS DEAD!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Well, that is what you want everyone to believe. We think we are living in the age where we print has evolved from every day to something special. Printing something presents an opportunity to establish an emotional connection with a reader. When we started Nicework 11 years ago every branding job involved the production of […]

Nice Magazine: A plan (already behind), the selection of objects and the slow move in a positive direction

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every good project starts with a well-laid plan. Team Nicework set out with a collaborative, agile planning session. We broke the project down into epics and task. You can even see the original publish date of February 2018. “Everyone has a plan until you get punched in the face” — Mike Tyson 2018 has already […]

Nice Magazine: An open archaeological design exploration

Reading Time: 3 minutes Having been in the design world for nearly two decades, I have identified a few simple signs that a creative company has been around for a while. The first, a collection of ageing or dead Macintoshs, usually accompanied by some sort of grumble that “they don’t make these like they used to.”. The second is […]

The Vignelli Canon

Reading Time: 1 minute I recently re-listened to this podcast featuring the late Massimo Vignelli, best-known for creating the iconic New York City subway map, discusses intellectual elegance, education, love, the pitfalls of marketing, and his long career in design. I urge you to download the  Vingelli Canon a concise bible of his approach to designing just about anything. This […]