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  • 5 Steps To A Campaign That Won’t Flop

    In my last blog post “The Rise of the Creative”, I highlighted the importance of the Creative within corporate spaces. Analytical and creative minds think differently and conceptualise contrary ideas which, when put together in the right way, can create progressive ideas that influence public perception. I consider the creative space to be one of…

  • The Rise Of The Creative

    “I define the Creative Class to include people in science and engineering, architecture and design, education, arts, music and entertainment whose economic function is to create new ideas, new technology, and new creative content. ” Dr. Richard Florida I’ve always known I was different. The pursuit of money was never what I desired. Yes, money…

  • Inktober, Baby!

    I’ve finally (after a bit of a false start) decided to give Inktober a go. For a while I’ve been beating myself up a bit about not giving myself enough time to just enjoy drawing further than the work that I do – and the whole point its to develop positive drawing habits, so why not?…

  • An Illustration A Day Keeps The Demons Away

    When life gets rough we all need an outlet. Some of us turn to music, some of us turn to exercise, but some lucky few of us get to turn to illustration.   Illustration empowers the imagination; it drives your creativity and transports you to a place of almost hypnotic concentration. Many creatives have abstract…

  • You&Me’s Guide to: Illustration

    Pen to paper, illustration comprises much more than a few doodles on a page. Different types of illustration have different effects and are, therefore, dependent on the desired outcome. We’re just going to run through five types of illustration Character Illustration This type of illustration involves the creation of a character, so to speak. Attention…

  • Don’t Teach At Me

    As creatives, I feel as though the schooling system failed a lot of us. An intense way to start a post, I’m aware. As melodramatic as it sounds now, hear me out – hopefully my explanation and interpretation aren’t viewed as “uneducated”. To give a bit of background, I grew up with teachers as parents.…

  • Not Your Average Wallflower

    You&Me is not just an agency that prides itself on the work delivered to clients, but also the work done for ourselves. At You&Me, you are not just a number. This is, in part, due to the fact that you count the number of “squad members” on one hand – provided you have all your…

  • A Day In the Life of an Honest, People Pleasing, 26 Year Old Workaholic

    6:00am – Wake up. No – Snooze. 6:20am – Wake up. NOW. 6:30 – Shower 6:57am – BLEGH. Boo you, cold weather. 7:00am – Put a face on (AKA make up). 7:19am – Feed the rat babies, make sure they have water and leave for the office. 7:33am – Turn on your computer, and let…

  • That’s what She Said.

    If you’re into candied bacon and crazy cool photos of Johannesburg, then you’ll definitely be into Anna-Belle Mulder. Meet the amazingly talented brain behind She Said: our absolute favourite local blog for lifestyle and general Jozi-inspired awesomeness. Last week we chatted to Anna-Belle about the intricacies of Instagram, what it’s like working two jobs, and…