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2.16 Design.

We exist at intersections of diverse peoples, culture, design and technology.

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Who We Are

We are an insights, design and technology company that is rooted in Africa with global ambitions and worldview.

We create value for our partner companies at the intersections of deep customer insights, breakthrough design as well as proprietary and OEM technologies. Africa inspires us because of its youthful energy, its rich stories, soul, simplicity and humanity. Driven by this, we believe that, increasingly, global design will tap into Africa for inspiration.


Dig into the problem. Look at the history, the context the objects and (most importantly) the people involved..


Have lots of ideas, good and bad. Don’t stop at the obvious or the impossible.


Try some things out. Make some things. Fail cheap and fast.


Strip your story down to essentials and tell your story to others


We help businesses take the off ramp to gain deeper insights and design better products and experiences.

All companies seeking to digitize their operations often miss a step when they fail to fully understand the evolving customer journeys. At 216 we bridge this gap in understanding the evolving customer, who lives in an increasingly digital world, where engagement with brands is expected to be simple, on demand and delivered across a number of channels.

Brand Identity

We develop brands from naming to 3D environments working with our partners to create seamless brand interactions at every touch-point.


From traditional print to digital spaces, our team of design speacialist maintain high quality design on different platforms. Giving your communications a fresh look and and ensuring effective interactio with your brand.

BLT advertising

We support brands with clear and effective communication that is always on brand. Utilizing all your brand assets to cut through the clutter.

Editorial design

From brochures to Annual Reports, our experienced team produce content driven publications and ensure effective communication with all stakeholders..


Through our partnerships, we are able to create unique and out of the box brand experiences at retail level, engaging customers with all of different products and services and pushing sales..

Web design

We put all of the lessons learned in branding, marketing and retail spaces on to the digital world, ensuring that your digital platforms become an extension of your business and work to promote brand, generate quality leads and ultimately increase sales.

Featured Works

Please have a look at of our recent design projects.

Kaizer Chiefs


Project Link

Rebranding of the Kaizer Chiefs stores including innovation around 3D and Dispays solutions.

African Bank

Kiosks Design

Project Link

We were to come up with new kiosks design, branding as well as BTL Communications for African Bank.

KZN Government Report

Editorial Design

Project Link

Editorial Design showing relevant stats, infographics and information design for the KZN Government.

Farming Data Dashboard Design

Web Development

Project Link

Information display design for Social Impact Partners. The design was to demonstrate capability to prospective investors for funding on the project..

KaeKae App

MObile Application

Project Link

Mobile App for local businesses directory in botswana, designed for Bofinet. The app solves the problems identified with finding and supportinglocal businessin the region.

Reaga Polokwane

Signage Design

Project Link

As part of our on-going Reaga campaign, 216 was commitioned to design and manufacture signage for the city of Polokwane based on the current campaign.

Contact Us

Get in touch and let's make something great together. Let's turn your idea on an even greater product.

info@216.co.za +27 (11) 524 8600 / +27 (78) 640 3481

Where To Find Us

Cnr 4th & Alexandra Ave

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