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DI2013: Ben Terrett’s design principles

TRENDAFRiCA February 28, 2013
Design Indaba 2013 in Cape Town opened Wednesday 27 February with various design gurus delivering innovation and thought leadership for the creative industries. A designer that has gone against the grain in development and design, is Ben Terrett, who shared the vision for Gov.uk which is up for design awards.
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TREND.Facts: Feb 28

TRENDAFRiCA February 28, 2013
We loved Jeanne van Heeswijk, interaction designer and visual artist on Day 2 of Design Indaba 2013 conference. She says, “The artist has to decide who to serve.” She explains that we should take our talent and decide how we can be an instrument to “collectively reimagine our daily environment”. We need to ask how we can use our skills and share our expertise to improve communities and help empower communities to design their own futures, instead of waiting for the authorities to do it for them.
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TREND.Facts: Feb 27

TRENDAFRiCA February 27, 2013
For us, the best thought to come out of Day 1 of Design Indaba 2013, was this one from speaker Paula Scher, renowned graphic designer and partner at Pentagram: “Creativity is really a small, defiant act of misbehaving.” Scher explains that creativity comes from being in situations where you are uncomfortable with something or looking for something, trapped, confined or just carrying on. She keeps looking for ways to misbehave in design.
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TRENDSPOTTING AT DESIGN INDABA 2013

TRENDAFRiCA February 27, 2013
In a first for South Africa, delegates at the annual Design Indaba conference will be exposed to innovative and information rich new marketing collateral through a collaborative effort between media and marketing site MarkLives.com, trend watching portal TREND. (trendlives.info), PocketMedia® Solutions and Rapid Blue Digital.
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TREND.Facts: Feb 26

TRENDAFRiCA February 26, 2013
According to the UCT Graduate School of Business, the annual worldclass Design Indaba event, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, contributes more than R230 million to the national Gross Domestic Product and has helped to create over 900 jobs with each event, which attracts over 40 000 visitors each year to the annual conference and expo, including over 170 international buyers and over 300 exhibitors.
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Volunteerism should be part of company KPIs

TRENDAFRiCA February 25, 2013
Corporate Social Investment is a key focus for South Africa as government and business strive to improve the lives of many less fortunate communities across the country. More than providing grants and funding for community projects, volunteerism is a vital component to helping communities to develop and should be encouraged by employers.
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TREND.Facts: Feb 25

TRENDAFRiCA February 25, 2013
Interim findings in the Brand Council of SA (BCSA) Brand Barometer survey, shows that 93% of agency suppliers agree that marketing isn’t taken seriously at the boardroom table, while 61% of brand owners feel the same way. And 61% of agency suppliers and 40% of brand owners don’t think that the quality of SA marketers entering the profession is at an acceptable level.
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