Insights

We're big on shared resources, so our Insights are here to give you hints, tips and industry thoughts. If you have a marketing or design question you'd like answered, let us know and we'll create a new insight for you!

What is a design brief and why is it so important?

What is a Design Brief? Why is a design brief of such great importance? Can’t the designer just work out what you want with an…

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Are professional graphic designers worth the investment?

Why you should invest in a professional graphic designer. Would you hire a professional to repair your plumbing? Would you consult a professional for your…

Halo Media: Celebrating our Heritage

In the spirit of celebrating the diverse cultures that make up South Africa, the Halo Media studio has decided to share some of our favourite…

South Africa: Heritage Day celebrations

The history of South African Heritage Day The 24 of September is Heritage Day, one of the newly created South African public holidays. It is…

Free Worldcup Printables!

Free printable: FIFA Football World Cup 2014 Schedule Wahoo, it’s World Cup time and we have free printables for you! Our graphic design studio, Halo…

FIFA World Cup Football Funny Video

Fifa Football funnies music video Love football? Love funny moments and dancing? Love music? Bam, you just discovered what our design team has been up to for…

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Katy Perry – Dark Horse (Sung in 20 Styles)

The Halo Media studio were blown away by a brilliant cover of Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse”.  An incredibly talented artist from Ten Second Songs, 26 year…

Sexy video for serious message

Ever tried saying something serious all sexy? This video shows they couldn’t… We are used to seeing models and actors being sexy on camera. But this video comes…

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2014 South African Election – What you need to know

 20 YEARS OF DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA Voting stations will be open from 7am – 9pm on 7 May 2014. The Halo Media team have…

How to create a strong password

Is your password strong enough? Do you know how to create a strong password? Is your password “Password”, “Michael1980”, “M1chael” or something similar? These are…

Incredible Digital illustration of Morgan Freeman

It’s not very often that I am speechless (those around me can attest to that!). However, this work of digital illustration art is a bit…

Viral Video: What does the fox say?

“What does the fox say?” We love it when a video goes viral and reaches tipping point. And this particular video is reaching it’s tipping…

Corporate Video shoot with Kingsley Holgate

In January 2013 we were asked to do a  corporate video shoot for an American Tyre company based in Durban, South Africa who sponsored Kingsley…

A brilliant Brand Activation: Photoshop Retouch Prank

What is Brand Activation? Put simply, it’s about bringing a brand to life by engaging consumers at an emotional level which drives them to take…

Planning your brand – 7 tips to get you going!

The preppers guide to your brand survival… 7 tips to for planning your brand! During the failed apocalypse* of 21 December, 2012, being the reality-TV-aholic that…

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We are marketing designers working in partnership with select B2B companies in  UK, Australia and South Africa