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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In great company

The finalists have been named, the jury votes cast. Now there are just two weeks to go before winners are announced for The Annual AdFocus Awards.

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Open Africa – DO TRAVEL DIFFERENTLY

Most of us think we’ve been there done that when it comes to travelling in our own country. But the truth is, there are so many amazing new experiences to be had. All you need is an open mind and you can see a whole new side of Southern Africa that will surprise you. After all, when it comes to travel, it’s often the unexpected experiences that are the best ones. Open Africa together with Lowe Cape Town challenged 5 bloggers to do travel differently. Follow their journeys on #OpenAfrica and dotraveldifferently.com

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Open mind, open Africa

Most of us think we’ve been there done that when it comes to travelling in our own country. But the truth is, there are so many amazing new experiences to be had. All you need is an open mind and you can see a whole new side of Southern Africa that will surprise you. After all, when it comes to travel, it’s often the unexpected experiences that are the best ones.

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Lowe and Partners Cape Town has an impressive 18 months…

It’s been a pretty good run for Lowe and Partners Cape Town. Kirk Gainsford, ECD, explains that the agency has won 9 out of 11 pitches and produced the Cape Times ‘Selfie’ Campaign – which is the seventh most awarded campaign worldwide, according to the Gunn Report. The agency has also recently produced the work for three Lowe International pitches.

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