Simon Dingle – In Maths we Trust

Reading Time: 1 minute CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community. This month our theme is Transparency and we’re letting Simon Dingle do the talking. Simon is a broadcaster and designer who believes we’re doing money wrong and is trying to fix it. He hosts a weekly radio show about technology on 5FM and previously directed product […]

CreativeMornings: Transparency

Reading Time: 1 minute We are a species that flourishes when we’re seen, when our work matters, and when we connect with and understand one another. What makes all of this possible is the posture of transparency—the willingness to be seen, knowing that transparency may not always be reciprocated or appreciated. A boss sharing her vision with the team, […]

Getting weird with Donovan Goliath

Reading Time: 2 minutes When his parents named him, Donovan David Goliath, they must have known that with such a loaded name, their son would have a few internal conflicts. It is this essential inner struggle at his core that eventually led him to choose a full time career in comedy over a lucrative job in advertising. What may […]

August is all about weird at CreativeMornings

Reading Time: 1 minute Whether it’s butter in coffee, bacon on doughnuts, fashion in the 80’s making a return, or the culture of an organisation, weirdness reveals that there are no rules or right answers. Weirdness widens the edges of the status quo, and if we allow it, it adds beauty to our lives because it introduces us to […]

CreativeMornings: June is Broken

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gaze and eye contact are simple acts, but when our attention transforms into vigilance, we begin to notice things that weren’t immediately obvious. We might notice an extra space in a paragraph or details within the texture of the page that weren’t appreciated. When we turn our eyes to the government, healthcare, traditional education or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]