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Fresh new ad campaign for Doctors Without Borders lets actions speak through clever wordplayFor nearly 20 years the medical humanitarian organisation, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been in the lives of South Africans, bringing medical care to people who have been excluded or marginalised. To tell this story, MSF has embarked on a campaign to remind South Africans of their work focused on HIV and TB, and medical emergencies such as sexual and gender-based violence. 19 Sep 2019 Read more

Grid Worldwide partners with Absa at the World Economic ForumHosted in Cape Town, this year's World Economic Forum on Africa looks at shaping inclusive growth and shared futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. 5 Sep 2019 Read more

Saint celebrates turning oneIn 2018, local businessman Gary Kyriacou approached Grid Worldwide to help conceptualise a new restaurant. Grid was briefed to design and curate the entire brand experience. This included the name, tone and personality of the brand as well as its visual expression that focused on brand collateral and the interior space. 22 Aug 2019 Read more

Grid's Yatish Narsi and Jan-Hendrick on their way to judge the LoeriesGrid Worldwide has two members of its team on this year's Loeries judging panel. Yatish Narsi, partner and chief experience officer, and Jan-Hendrik Labuschagne, creative director. 19 Aug 2019 Read more

Grid wins Hyundai in three-way pitchSince the mid 90's, Hyundai has quietly moved up the rankings to become SA's third-biggest selling automotive brand. This noteworthy achievement tends to leave most people raising their eyebrows and exclaiming, "Hyundai, I didn't know that!" 8 Aug 2019 Read more

FNB Springboks Rugby World Cup campaign"Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does," Nelson Mandela. Nothing could be truer for South Africa, and with this in mind FNB, proud partner of the Springboks, looked to 'the make it mean something company' Grid Worldwide, to bring to life their platform of help for the Springboks ahead of Japan 2019. 29 Jul 2019 Read more

Grid comes of age. Happy 13th birthday!Today, 13 years ago, Nathan Reddy founded Grid Worldwide. Originally known for being the top design agency in the country, Grid has become better known as a holistic brand experience company over the years, remaining true to its infamous MakeitMeanSomething legacy and ethos. "The agency has achieved so much during its teenage years! We continue to look forward, and can't wait to see what the future brings," explains founder and CCD Nathan Reddy. 4 Jul 2019 Read more

Grid Worldwide appoints new financial directorAward-winning agency, Grid Worldwide, appoints Nabeel Loonat as the agency's new financial director. The role entails complete oversight over the finance team for finance-related aspects. It involves managing the team in meeting deliverables at entity level as well as group level. 28 Jun 2019 Read more

Vote for a better South Africa - If you don't vote, you may as well agreeGrid Worldwide's Vote4aChange voting awareness campaign is a nonpartisan initiative led by Grid's resolution of being the "make it mean something company" and by going bravely to places that are sometimes viewed as uncomfortable. 6 May 2019 Read more

Vote for a better South AfricaVote for a better South Africa is a nonpartisan, business-led effort aimed at increasing voter participation on Election Day. 29 Apr 2019 Read more

Grid Worldwide and OpenCo make it mean somethingJuly 2006, Grid Worldwide opened its doors as a purest Design Agency. Fast-forward 13 years, we are a full-service specialist brand agency. 24 Apr 2019 Read more

Disrupting advertising conventions: Grid launches global tourism destination campaignQatar's first global marketing campaign, which launched in late 2018, aims to position the country as an attractive tourism destination offering unique travel experiences. The campaign, titled 'Qatar. Qurated for you' is the brainchild of Grid Worldwide on behalf of Qatar's National Tourism Council. 1 Apr 2019 Read more

Drawing on illustration to amplify brand designThe craft of illustration is making a comeback in advertising communications, giving brands a unique distinctive asset in creating bespoke brand assets. Grid Worldwide recently won a Craft Gold at The Loerie Awards for client MTN's new illustration brand identity with the team from Fresh Helga. 22 Nov 2018 Read more

Saint or sinner. Which soul are you feeding tonight?Saint or sinner? How about both? 31 Oct 2018 Read more

Grid Worldwide launched Absa's new logo by embracing disruptive technologyGrid Worldwide believes in the benefit of non-traditional, purpose-led initiatives vs traditional media, and it was with that belief in mind that the agency chose to unveil Absa's new brand identity in spectacular fashion, lighting up the Joburg skyline with a "Africa's first live Intel® drone light show" that wowed spectators as the logo was revealed above the city skyline. 18 Oct 2018 Read more

ITU X G experiencesTelkom briefed Grid to develop their stand experience for the World ITU Conference which took place in Durban this year. 18 Oct 2018 Read more

Grid repositions Loeries. Behind the scenesThis year the Loeries celebrates 40 years of rewarding creativity. With a longstanding relationship between Grid and The Loeries having been forged over many years, Grid were approached to relook The Loeries brand. 5 Oct 2018 Read more

Grid gives meaning to FNB Joburg Art FairAs brand custodians of FNB's core positioning 'helping people help themselves', and with these tenets of empowerment and enablement in mind, Grid Worldwide embarked on the strategic realignment of key FNB sponsorship properties in 2018. 18 Sep 2018 Read more

Grid Worldwide launches new FNB Springboks campaignIn 2017 Grid repositioned FNB bringing to life its brand promise of "How can we help you" which is all about helping and empowering others, so that they can in turn help themselves. So when FNB announced their partnership with Springboks in 2017 it was a natural next step to show how FNB has been helping rugby in our country from grassroots all the way to Springbok level, where greatness is achieved. For the last 17 years, FNB has dedicated itself to creating opportunities that help nurture young talent, sharpen their minds and prepare the players for a brighter future, both on and off the field. 6 Jun 2018 Read more

#HopeJoanna, 'When we have hope, we have everything'We are pleased to announce the launch of #HopeJoanna, a social movement that taps into and reflects the renewed sense of hope and optimism amongst South Africans. Hope Joanna draws on the historic song by Eddy Grant to tell the story of how South Africans know how to face tough odds and come out triumphant. 30 Apr 2018 Read more

Grid Worldwide - How to trade in culture currencyIf you are wondering what the term 'culture currency' means, it is a tangible manifestation of cultural appeal or of the vast return on investment a company gets when it understands that culture is indeed currency. 12 Apr 2018 Read more

Grid drives brand culture with G in CultureIt's noisy out there. So much happening, in such a huge world; so much news, information, data, content, always on, 24/7. So much stuff fighting for our attention, every second, every minute, every hour, of every day... And that's without the ad breaks. 19 Mar 2018 Read more

Grid Worldwide at the Design Indaba 2018The world does not need another brand - it is for this reason that Grid Worldwide; South Africa's top ranked brand specialist agency continues to find value in attending the Design Indaba that has been in the agency activity calendar for 10 years. The forum is an all-round inspirational space that gives a perspective on the design and overall creative economy and how it can disrupt normal ways of doing things to change the world for the better. 19 Feb 2018 Read more