Gareth Cohen was recently appointed as creative director at ad agency, Duke. “Gareth is renowned for his expertise as a conceptual thinker and creative problem solver,” says Wayne Naidoo, Duke CEO. “We are thrilled to be able to benefit from his excellent integrative approach to the business, across all our client brands, budgets and media.” […]
Duke has appointed Pieter Janse van Rensburg as its new design director. Until recently, he was design director at Brand Union and, prior to that, he was creative group head at Saatchi & Saatchi. “Pieter brings with him a wealth of experience, as well as a refreshing and unique design philosophy,” says Wayne Naidoo, Duke […]
by Herman Manson. Duke founders figured that, if they could save their business, they could save other businesses. And so was born the agency’s secret weapon: its Brains Trust.
DUKE does a lot of things agencies are too constrained by, or too focused on their Converse sneakers to look at. Everything is about persuasion. Everything is digital. Everything is design. It does brands, ads, content, Africa, it creates from scratch, it clears the arteries of stuffy old brands, it creates business opportunities where there […]
by Herman Manson.Wayne Naidoo’s taken his time to figure out what makes his new startup different, and he believes he’s found his answer.
DUKE, FCB Cape Town (with Hellocomputer), FCB Joburg, Joe Public (with Egg Films), M&C Saatchi Abel, Net#work BBDO, Ogilvy South Africa, Romance Films (with Joe Public), TBWA\Hunt Lascaris and King James Group have managed to garner 29 One Show finalists between them, out of 1558 finalists representing 40 countries. Brands include Garagista Brewery, the Western […]
by Herman Manson. Today we reveal the Cape Town agency from which great things are expected this year.
by Herman Manson. Today it’s the turn of the agency bosses most admired by their peers in Cape Town during 2018.
by Wayne Naidoo. 2019 is set to be another challenging year and, with trust already on shaky ground, we’re barreling into it without a firm footing.
The Assegai Awards celebrated all that is creative, smart and ultimately hits the mark of perfection last night Thursday, 8 November 2018, at The POLO ROOM/Inanda Club in Sandton. Individual and Company Awards winners are: Young Direct Marketer of the Year — Rogerwilco’s Clarissa Fleischer; Brand of the Year — Black, the future of entertainment […]