Please support lead SA hero, Jenna Lowe

Despite Jenna’s tragic passing her legacy lives on. She will always be a shining example of how anyone can make this world a better place. So please join us in supporting her family and listening to Stuart Lowe talking about Jenna’s Western Cape Lead SA Youth Hero...

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Lowe SA takes center stage at the Apex awards

On Monday night, the Association for Communication (ACA), hosted the annual APEX awards and Lowe and Partners SA emerged as the big winners of the evening. OIL picked up Silver in the SABC sustain category for their work on Merck Pharmaceuticals’ Slow-Mag, while Lowe...

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Arrive Alive Abbey Road

Pedestrian deaths still account for a large portion of road deaths in South Africa. Pedestrians on zebra crossings should be respected by motorists and speed limits obeyed in urban areas. Sadly this is not always the case. To highlight this matter we’ve taken an...

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Arrive Alive in the spotlight

We recently developed a campaign for Arrive Alive sending a powerful message about the dangers of texting and driving. Posters went up at Police Stations around the country likening people who text and drive to killers. This week Espresso picked up the campaign and...

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Happy Africa Day

The aim of the Republic of Africa is to create an environment for all people on the African continent to interact with one another positively, giving people a platform to celebrate Africa every day. It is time for you to become a citizen of Africa; register at...

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Kirk Gainsford on Maggs on Media

Watch Kirk, our ECD, displaying his verbal dexterity as he discusses the Prudential 'Fishermen' ad on 'Maggs on Media'. [embedplusvideo height="300" width="450" editlink="http://bit.ly/1IPlrKW" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/ODpwSe_3KaI?fs=1"...

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Prudential ‘Fishermen’ music now on iTunes

After being inundated with requests for the music on our Prudential 'Fishermen' ad, which was an original composition commissioned exclusively for Prudential, we asked the composers to create a full length version of the track. Which they did. And you can now download...

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Jamey’s opinions have gone digital

One of our very talented designers has finally decided the studio is not a big enough platform to share her opinions and has launched a blog. So now everyone can see and hear what’s on Jamey’s mind at https://acolourfulconfession.wordpress.com/. Just like Jamey, it’s...

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Catch of the day

On Friday Prudential paid us a visit to say thank you and celebrate their latest ad 'The Fishermen' with us. And what better way to do it than with  a delicious fish braai – thank you! From Madagascar to Malibu we kept things tropical and were happy to have the team...

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Spekko makes four cups of love

Our latest TVC for Spekko shows how Spekko Rice does more for you. Only with Spekko does one cup of rice make four cups of love. [embedplusvideo height="300" width="450" editlink="http://bit.ly/1J2BeHr" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/udMulDraFqk?fs=1"...

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The Smurfs go marching in!

Lowe were crowned the first Division Agency Fives Futbol champions for the first time, this past Wednesday. The team ended the season as deserved winners, as everyone did their part on the field, and the supporters threatened to stab the opposition off it. It’s only...

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Lowe CT comes out tops for 2014

We’ve been so busy, we nearly missed it!  We’re really chuffed that we were ranked top Small Individual Agency in the Creative Circle agency rankings for 2014.  More here: ...

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14 Business wins in 4 months

Our CEO  discusses Lowe South Africa’s growth [embedplusvideo height="300" width="450" editlink="http://bit.ly/1FEeZns" standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/g_2Xwa70MEU?fs=1"...

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power of a classic campaign

It looks like Jenna will get to 21. At the age of 17 in 2012, Jenna Lowe was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension, an extremely rare and severely life-threatening lung disease. By the age of 19 it became clear she needed a lung transplant if she was going to make it to her 21st birthday.

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Man About Asia

Man About Asia is a series created by The Drum in partnership with Lowe Profero to help people learn more about doing business in the region. Rather than a definitive guide, it’s a set of opinions and observations designed to create a dynamic debate about how to do business in Asia.

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The Power of Social Media

Lowe Cape Town ECD Kirk Gainsford recently spoke to Jeremy Maggs on his Power FM show about advertising for a greater social purpose. They chatted about Jenna Lowe’s Get Me to 21 Campaign, the power of social media and the role advertising can play in changing the world for the better.

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Fair Exchange: SA brands and SA consumers

Do you remember, years ago, that sense of embarrassment when a brand or experience in South Africa did not deliver? The dread that many came to expect — that SA products, service or experiences would not match up to global. I love the fact that this is declining (at least in some areas). These days, we have far more world-class experiences, and consumers have greater expectations around products and service offers.

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Team Lowe gets sweaty

The guys at SWEAT 1000 invited us to do a class with them. So a bunch of us put on our big girl panties and took a break from the pitch madness. Burning 1000 calories in an hour is not for sissies, but we made it! With lots of red, hot sweaty faces and big smiles all around.

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Best-foot-forward-Friday

Check out some of the fancy feet around the office. We asked everyone to wear their favourite shoes – here’s the result.

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Ending the year with a bang

We celebrated the end of a successful 2014 by heading to Tulbagh and letting our hair down and dressing up.
The theme was dress as something that starts with the first letter of your name. To say the guys got creative is probably an understatement.

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Everybody say “Om”

New year, new you, right? This is the year of living consciously – starting with your thighs. We did some work for Sweat 1000 and found the enlightened way to weight loss. Have a listen.

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CTFM – SPECIAL NOT “SPECIAL” TUESDAYS

Now everyone can get lucky at the astoundingly amazing new Cape Town Fish Market branch at the Waterfront on Tuesdays. It truly doesn’t get any fresher, so obviously CTFM asked us to create a few cheeky little TV spots, to show you just how lucky. Have a look at our spot for Tuesday.

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CTFM – Special not “Special” Wednesdays

If you’ve always avoided the dodgy part of the Waterfront, you wouldn’t know that it’s not dodgy anymore and that the Cape Town Fish Market has moved there. It’s so spectacular that you might be inclined to be a little naughty (wink wink, nudge, nudge). Check out our new Wednesday special spot to see why.

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CTFM – Special not “Special” Thursdays

If you’re the kind of person who doesn’t go to restaurants at the Waterfront, because you don’t like the “vibe.” You’ll be delighted to know that the Cape Town Fish Market has just moved to a spectacular new location and is running amazing weekly specials that make the “vibe” awesome. Check out our Thursday special spot to see what’s in store for you.

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