by MarkLives. Over several weeks, we’ve been featuring pearls of wisdom from Mike Schalit’s Creative#Director book — next up is Pepe Marais.
an #OpenAfricaMag interview. Open Africa got the advertising man to sit still for a few minutes to answer some pertinent (and impertinent) questions.
by Herman Manson (@marklives) We talk to Pepe Marais and Xolisa Dyeshana, chief creative officer and executive creative director, respectively, of advertising agency Joe Public, on how their started their advertising careers, tools of the trade and what skill sets they think a modern creative director needs to create consistently effective work (even we were surprised).
by Oresti Patricios (@orestaki) Education remains a challenge in South Africa and is a space where old apartheid spending still continues to directly impact learner’s outcomes. Ad agency Joe Public, led by Pepe Marais, is part of an organisation that has taken on this challenge — One School at a Time.
A radical rock star wannabe, Pepe Marais, executive creative director of Joe Public, describes how, in retrospect, he sees himself in the early days of his advertising career. Over the past five years he has come to redefine himself, cleaning up his act, in his words, in step with the transformation of the agency he co-founded with business partner Gareth Leck.
by Herman Manson. Today we reveal which creative leaders were most admired by their peers in South Africa during 2017!
by Herman Manson. Today we reveal which agency creative leaders were most admired by their peers in Jozi during 2017.
The One Club for Creativity has announced the global creative leaders selected to serve as judges for The One Show 2018. Seven South African creatives, out of nearly 200 creatives representing 34 countries, will judge work from around the world. The four women and three men are: Francois du Preez, chief digital officer, Grey South […]
by Oresti Patricios. This week, Nedbank — and Joe Public United and PHI of The Star Film Company — must take a bow again for a clever set of ads that work on two levels.
by Emma Strydom. Before designing this book, we looked at the title of creative director. What does it mean, what does it look like and how does it feel?