Ogilvy at #designindaba 2014

Design Indaba is one of the fastest growing international conferences in the world and takes place in the vibrant City of Cape Town, South Africa. Since 1995, more than 2 500 delegates descend annually onto the Mother City, to see, listen and connect with over 40 internationally acclaimed thought leadership speakers.

Design Indaba has become a respective institution and celebrates multi-disciplines across the creative landscape, including advertising, graphic design, architecture, industrial design, performing arts, new media, publishing and broadcasting.

Chris Gotz, CCO of O&M SA, opens Design Indaba 2014

This year, our Chief Creative Officer, Chris Gotz, opened up the three-day flagship conference on Wednesday, February 26th. We captured his talk and and covered some of the other internationally acclaimed speakers including DJ Stout, Jake Barton, David Goldblatt, Naoto Fukasawa & Stefan Sagmeister.

Listen to Chris Gotz talk about “Accidental Poetry” below (original source):

Check out our platforms to see our #designindaba content across the three days:

– Twitter coverage: @OgilvySA, @OgilvyCT, @OgilvyJoburg
– Ogilvy & Mather SA on Facebook
– Quotes & Sketches on SlideShare
– Art Director Finds on Instagram
– #designindaba Fashion on @OgilvyOutfitter



Also, head over to our local and global platforms for on-the-ground daily recaps:

News & Views from the O&M Cape Town Office

The Digital Home of O&M Johannesburg

Insights into the Creative Age of Business

Art for Content, by Blink Stefanus

For DI2014, we also collaborated with Stefanus Nel or better known as Blink Stefanus — an award-winning copywriter, now cartoonist and a regular at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg — before he left for his South American project known as #BlinkProject. You can read more about his upcoming journey here or on his blog. Check out the drawings he created for our Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3 recaps on Slideshare.

On Location at Design Indaba

Our Thoughts


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Ogilvy & Mather South Africa is not affiliated with, nor does it represent the views and/or opinions of Design Indaba, unless otherwise explicitly noted. Design Indaba®, Cape Town Design Week® and South African Design Week® are registered trademarks of Interactive Africa. For more information on the conference,  visit designindaba.com