Sticks & Stones

Reading Time: < 1 minute To This Day is an animation based on the poem by Shane Koyczan’s spoken word poem of the same title. It is a poem about childhood bullying. The animation contains a 20 second animation collaboration from 87 different animators. It is absolutely stunning and it addresses many of the traumas that occur during childhood. It […]


Reading Time: < 1 minute In the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton recruited 45 designers around the country to create campaign buttons, and AIGA member designers have created a range of free downloadable posters encouraging citizens to exercise their right to vote. Design can’t save the election and political Pins Won’t Save the World, but that hasn’t […]

Lourens, the Picture-Taker.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lourens Smit is a self-taught photographer from Pretoria. He carries his camera around his neck wherever he goes. Lourens has a keen interest in the spirit of the South African youth. There is a beautiful sincerity in the moments he captures. Check out more of this talented human’s work on Instagram. 

CreativeMornings: FAKA on Broken

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Introducing our June CreativeMornings speaker: FAKA – a local art duo working through performance art, as an archival project documenting the experiences of young black queer creatives locally. FAKA is a cultural movement established by best friends Thato Ramaisa and Buyani Duma (who go by the stage names Fela Gucci and Desire Marea). Thato describes himself as […]


Reading Time: 2 minutes Jaco Haasbroek is a designer and illustrator from Cape Town, South Africa.  Haasbroek’s work will forever turn your frown upside down and his most recent venture is no different. Too often, the headlines we read on news posters are shocking and disturbing, Haasbroek feels the same and has recently created a series of posters that […]

Think Press

Reading Time: 3 minutes Poynings-based printers Generation Press, have a simple numerical approach in their design for all the services they provide. Their branding has a nice balance between the bold and simple, which allows for the services they offer to shine. This is referenced on all outward facing communications from their website to social media.   For great communicated brands click the […]

Artist Tatsuya Tanaka’s Daily Miniature Photo Project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photographer and art director Tatsuya Tanaka has a fascination with all things tiny and has an uncanny ability to repurpose everyday objects as set pieces or tools for the inhabitants of his miniature world. For his project Miniature Calendar, Tanaka has been stretching his imagination to its limits nearly every day for the last four years. A tape […]


Reading Time: < 1 minute Creative mornings Johannesburg has a heart the size of our city. We have passion for face-to-face connections, a variety of perspectives and humans that inspire other humans. The bigger picture matters, and we want to inspire you to chase the things that matter to your bigger picture. And so, our next theme is revealed : […]

Creative Mornings: Action

Reading Time: < 1 minute This August holds an action packed talk for all you absolutely amazing authentic attendees. Thank you FreshBooks and  Jose Berrio for this awesome illustration. Need to get inspired, meet the mentor of your dreams or simply mingle, munch some delicious Vovo Telo and sip on some delightful Doubleshot Coffee? Wash that all down with Luna water and you are […]