Ink Design, Cape Town

Topical Reports

ICLEI Africa – Wetland Management Guidelines

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Building Capacity and Supporting Effective Management of Wetlands within South African Municipalities – The Wetland Management Guidelines aim to assist municipalities in tackling barriers and challenges to the mainstreaming of environmental and biodiversity management into

Guidelines on District Coordination Roles for Regional and Urban Development Planning

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Distinctive visual design to bridge communication gaps – The District Guidelines were developed in partnership with Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Palmer Development Group (PDG) to facilitate

Urban Safety Series

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Annual Research Reports – A series of annual research reports, for SaferSpaces, presenting research and practice findings in the governance of urban safety and crime prevention in South African cities. Graphic design solutions for: supplementary executive summary communicating key

Centre for Risk Analysis

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Relevant visual designs for research reports and proposals – Ink Design provides a wide-range of design solutions to the Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) for use in their publications, bespoke assessments and corporate communications. Professional design services for the following: presentation folders, business cards

Urban Land Dialogues Series

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Design solutions for conference publications and conference-related outputs – The Urban Land Dialogue Series Report captures the conversations that took place across the respective conferences and provides a set of emerging questions to inform future discussions. Creative graphic design solutions for: conference support material

Infrastructure Dialogues

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Annual Compendiums, Infographics and Conference Assets – The Infrastructure Dialogues are hosted by the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), the Business Trust Support Programme for Accelerated Infrastructure Development (SPAID) and the South African Cities Network (SACN). Design solutions

SanParks: Taking Stock of Parks in a Changing World

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Inventive visual design to present research data – The comprehensive Global Change Assessment from SANParks reports on the status and possible future trends in six drivers across nineteen National Parks. Graphic solutions were developed for: thematic visual treatment of

LAB Wetlands SA | ICLEI Africa – Wetlands Reports

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Publication design that imparts knowledge and communicates effectively! The aim of the ICLEI Africa – Local Governments for Sustainability Wetland Reports is to improve local government knowledge management and facilitate decision making and planning. Professional page layouts showcasing:

Topical Reports and White Papers

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Publishing solutions for topical report design – The IRR publishes numerous reports and media releases annually, drawing attention to its major research and policy findings. Professional publishing services on offer include: cover design; picture research and selection; policy brief template design; white paper typesetting; creative

2017 Urban Safety Report

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The State of Urban Safety in SA Cities 2017 The second in a series of annual reports presenting research and practice findings in the governance and management of urban safety and crime prevention in South African cities. Research on crime hot spots went beyond crime stats into peoples perceptions of crime. Graphic design

UN Convention to Combat Desertification COP 13

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Listening to Our Land: Stories of Resilience A selection of stories that demonstrate how sustainable land management (SLM) addresses land degradation, and promotes the achievement of multiple Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Ecosystem Guidelines for Environmental Assessment

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Publication design that is relevant and easy to navigate Page layout is a meticulous balance of information, photographs and diagrams to create visual harmony. Photographs were selected from a vast archive of images

2017 Ocean Conference, New York

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Sea, My Life: Protecting Oceans, Sustaining our Future A voyage to Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around the world that features fifteen case studies. Beautiful oceanic photography compliments the nautical design elements.

Sustainable Cities Integrated Summary Report

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Publications require cover designs that engage audiences In the same way, a novel needs a cover that intrigues yet hints at the plot, an integrated summary report requires a cover design that grabs your attention

Resourcing Resilience

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Powerful visuals crucial to convey policy brief key message Data graphics and photographs were combined to deliver concise, powerful visual representation of REPSSI’s policy brief on child-sensitive social protection. Graphical representation of statistics were designed to emphasise important information in the resource report.

Energy Report: Sustainable Energy Africa

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This third State of Energy in South African Cities report examines the sustainable energy development path of 18 key cities in South Africa. Expert visual communication practices showcase the data and analysis work collected by Sustainable Energy Africa into a user-friendly

State of the Nation – The Silver Lining

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Our DTP team developed clear, understandable info graphics from extensive research supplied by client. The artwork was incorporated into the South African Institute of Race Relations publication State of the Nation 2017 – The Silver Lining as well as uploaded on Twitter #SilverLining #SONA2017 during the State of the Nation Address.

2016 State of South African Cities Report

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The State of South African Cities Report is a comprehensive 416-pp publication presenting a 5-year perspective on the performance and conditions of South Africa’s largest cities. Photographs submitted for the SACN Instagram

Research Report for SANParks

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Our broad knowledge base guarantees we utilise our technical skills to create covers with maximum impact. The modern page design emphasises important data. The South African National Parks (SANParks) Research Report highlights SANParks research profile and gives an overview

BIOFIN Convention on Biological Diversity

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The BIOFIN Workbook is available in English, French and Spanish. Ink Design provided design and photo research for all 3 languages as well as other supporting material for the day-long event

How to Make Cities Safer

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Study Tour Report – Report for saferspaces on the South African urban safety study tour to Rio de Janeiro, Bogotá and Medellín between 31 March and 13 April 2014. Our strong team of project managers, editors, illustrators and designers offer a comprehensive communications strategies and production service.

LIFE State of Biodiversity

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Ink Design designed and produced the beautiful LIFE State of Biodiversity together with science writer, Leonie Joubert for SANBI. Stunning banners and other marketing material were produced for the SANBI launch of the Report on International Biodiversity Day in May 2013. With a team of

Discussion document with infographics

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This concept design of a discussion document for the Department of Cooperative Government Traditional Affairs was planned to impart important statistics in a visually exciting way. Ink Design meticulously consolidated the facts and figures mentioned within the text into creative

FLiCCR Rising Waters

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Research report for the Flooding in Cape Town under Climate Risk (FliCCR) Project. Attention was given to produce visually contrasting features from the personal accounts of residents in flood affected areas, to the challenges facing local government officials in the City of Cape Town and to insights into the complexities

Evaluation Report

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Workplace Skills Planning in South Africa’s Largest Municipalities is an evaluation report of the LGSETA mandatory grant process. Ink Design was responsible for the design, layout and typesetting. Picture research and illustrating of diagrams and graphs were done in-house.

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