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Issue 95 | Week 4 - March 2011

 

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REACH FOR THE STARS WITH PAPERSMITH AND SON COMPETITION
Use 500 flat sheets or more of any Stardream paper range and stand a chance to win fantastic prizes such as a telescope to spend hours gazing beyond your imagination.
Antalis
TLC SIGNS WITH BEYOND NICOTINE TO TARGET SMOKERS
The Beyond Nicotine programme has signed up with TLC, Primedia Unlimited’s washroom advertising specialist, to target smokers frequenting shopping mall washrooms falling under the Living Standards Measure (LSM) B category. The one-month campaign specifically targets smokers falling into the LSM 5-7 categories via TLC’s Standard Washroom Frames. These appear in 24 shopping mall washrooms across the country.
CHARLES GREIG’S PARKADE BILLBOARD OUTSHINES JEWELS
Charles Greig and Primall Media have joined forces to highlight the brand and its range of upmarket jewels to upper crust consumers via an illuminated parkade billboard campaign. The partnership targets clientele driving into Hyde Park Shopping Centre and will flight until January 2012.
MALL ACTIVE CREATES INTERACTIVE KID’S CITY
Mall Active, Primedia Unlimited’s shopping mall activation specialist, has been chosen to increase the brand awareness of the Italian children’s chocolate eggs, Kinder Joy.
 Sign Africa Roadshow
ASLAN LAUNCHES HIGH ADHESION FILM
Aslan has launched a new digital printing film for special applications. Aslan DFP 07 is a white glossy film, which is digitally printable with all major solvent, eco solvent, latex and UV-curable inks.
ANITECH LAUNCHES NEW BANNER MEDIA
ISC5400 is a heavy polyester fabric textile banner media, which is completely degradable and 100% recyclable. Anitech believe that it represents a genuine green alternative for wide format banner applications that are currently dominated by PVC materials.
NEW ATTENDANCE RECORD AT SIGN CHINA
Sign China 2011, together with LED China and LED Lighting China, concluded on a high note at the China Import and Export Fair on 4 March 2011.
 WONSA
EUROPEAN CONFERENCE REFLECTS DIVERSITY OF DIGITAL TEXTILE
FESPA is compiling a rich programme of content for its third European Digital Textile conference, taking place on Day 2 of FESPA Digital 2011 (25th May 2011), at Messe Hamburg.
COLORGATE REVEALS PRODUCTIONSERVER 6 MIMAKI EDITION
Productionserver 6 Mimaki Edition, launched by RIP software specialist ColorGATE, provides perfect support for the complete range of functions of Mimaki’s large-format printers in the JV33 and CJV30 series.
FESPA ASIA 2011 LEADS THE RACE
FESPA will return to the Asian print event circuit later this year with FESPA Asia 2011 taking place at Suntec, Singapore, from 26-28 October. FESPA expects 7500 of Asia's top printers, alongside business owners and agencies, to attend the latest of its events in the pan Asian region.
DID YOU KNOW?

Paul Rand (born Peretz Rosenbaum) was an American graphic designer, best know for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Westinghouse, ABC and Steve Jobs' NeXT. He was one of the originators of the Swiss Style of graphic design.

In later years, Paul designed the Think Different posters. The slogan may have been a play on the venerable IBM Think motto coined by Thomas J. Watson.

Source: Wikipedia

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GOLF UNLIMITED REACH DRIVES FURTHER
Golf Unlimited currently has 1100 golf carts fitted with GPS units at eye-level, on 30 of South Africa’s four and five star golf courses. These GPS units display much needed information for the golfer, such as the distance to the green and any obstacles golfers may have in their path.
FREEDOM OF SPEECH CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED
TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg have erected billboards across South Africa depicting nine harrowing real life stories of life in Zimbabwe. The campaign is entitled 'Give a voice to the voiceless'.
PROVANTAGE AWARDED PRASA TENDER
The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) has awarded the exclusive media rights for all its sites, nationally, to the Umjanji Media Consortium led by Provantage Out of Home Media.
GRAFFITI BRANDS ABACUS GARDENS VEHICLES
Vehicle branding experts Graffiti recently gave garden landscaping and maintenance company, Abacus Gardens, a fresh new look with the re-branding of 19 of their working vehicles.
 Viscom Africa
SWITCH OFF FOR EARTH HOUR 2011
On 26 March 2011 at 20:30pm, people around the world will be enveloped in darkness for a full hour as they show their commitment to saving the earth and making it a better place with one switch.
X-BOARD GOES TO THE RACES
Lightweight, innovative and eco-friendly X-Board was the material of choice at this year’s ‘Larger than Life’ J&B Met, and featured in a series of striking visual displays.
WIDEOPEN PLATFORM ANNOUNCES NEW APPOINTMENT
Dani Saporetti has been appointed as a junior sales executive at Primedia Unlimited subsidiary Wideopen Platform.
PAPERSMITH AND SON UNRAVELS GREEN JARGON
Papersmith and Son hosted their third green breakfast last Friday at the Johannesburg Country Club with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), an international, non-profit organisation which promotes responsible management of the worlds forests.
CLASSIC ILLUSTRATOR TUTORIAL: DRAWING 3D EASTER EGGS

Let's get cracking on this week's tutorial. Using the '3D revolve filter' in Adobe Illustrator, Sue Chastain will explain step-by-step how to create your own 3D Easter eggs and then decorate them with your unique artwork using symobls and the 'map art' tool.

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