Business: The dos and don’ts to achieving a healthy start-up

In my experience, I’ve seen a lot of entrepreneurs who tend to put the carriage before the horse in the hopes that they’ll have a moving vehicle in no time. However, as reality were, that’s not how it works. It takes a lot of hard work, and trial and error – for the most part. […]

Women in Design – Mpho Ncube

For this week’s “Women in Design” we feature Mpho Ncube, currently an intern at GRD. Here’s her unique interpretation of our brief:   Billboard or Magazine Ad or cover– Create your own billboard or magazine ad or cover for something you personally want to achieve.     Identify a female designer or illustrator whose work […]

GRD’s Kgomotso Mautloa to anchor YBSA “The Panel”

Later tonight GRD‘s Creative Director Kgomotso Mautloa will be anchoring YBSA event “The Panel.” “The Panel” is an evening of information and discussion by some of South Africa’s young leaders on how to stay in the game and differentiate yourself in an open market where choice has become a standard feature. Catch Kgomotso at the […]

Levi’s Pioneer Nation Campus Tour

Pioneer Nation was born from the reality facing young Africans today: a world without enough jobs, no matter your skill level or education. Inspired by Levi Strauss’ story of a humble entrepreneurial beginning that saw an opportunity others overlooked. It was his business acumen and perseverance that gave birth to the global denim empire of Levi’s®. Modern pioneers Live in […]

10 Ways to become a Creative Leader

Running a business means having to take on numerous responsibilities. Being a leader means having the ability to apply certain qualities to get the best from employees. Here’s a great article from SmallBizTrends that highlights 10 qualities to adopt to become a Creative Leader: David Ogilvy, one of the original Mad Men, a real ad […]

BOS Design-a-Can Competition is back

Following a successful launch in 2014, the BOS Ice Tea Design-a-can competition is back. According to the BOS website, “Since their launch in 2010, BOS Ice Tea has been a loyal supporter of the creative industries, most notably within the world of Art & Design. For founder of BOS, Grant Rushmere, good design is an […]

#GRDMusicFriday – DeeperFriksof House

Check out this week’s GRDMusicFriday mix by TheMuzikalFrik Dj Ugin Enjoy!!  

The Age of the Millennial in Africa: Do you have a job or a career?

Vusi Thembekwayo once said: “Start small, start badly – just start!” To add on to that sentiment:  This world is all about strengths and weaknesses. It is filled with multiple opportunities as well as threats. In order to function in its ecosystem; you would need to do your research before you set out your SMART […]

Photo of the week: On the Move

Our photo of the week is courtesy of Alessio La Ruffa. “I took this photo when I was in Cape Town for work recently. I went on an Instameet with some of my friends when this guy came past on his skateboard. Just had to shoot him!”   “Photography is like a moment, an instant. […]

Women in Design – Rose Ikiriza

This week’s Woman in design is graphic and multimedia designer Rose Ikiriza. Currently interning at GRD, she describes herself as passionate about her craft. Here’s her inspiring interpretation of our “Women in Design” brief:   An illustration on “Women in Design Essentials”:Create your own illustration of essentials you need to survive as a female designer in […]