021 712 3444 | info@signaturedesign.co.za | Cape Town

We’re a graphic design studio based in Cape Town.

We build strong brands by articulating their values through effective graphic design, brand building and marketing strategies.

How it started

SELIM KAGEE / FOUNDER / CEO

From the time I was about 8 years old I loved brands, especially sports brands because of my obsession with tennis shoes! In those early years, I would redraw all the famous logo’s by hand (Nike, Converse, Adidas, Reebok) and even created my own ficticious logo’s)

On Sunday mornings I would tag along to my dad’s wholesale business and work behind the cigarette counter dishing out boxes of cigarettes to traders. Again here I was immersed in a very tactile way to the well developed, embossed logo’s of all the cigarette brands. My teenage years were spent playing tennis and expressing myself through painting and drawing, which naturally let to me to study graphic design.

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After gaining invaluable experience of working in both large and smaller boutique design studio’s, I took the brave decision to start my own company and formed Signature Design in 2005. After working from home for a few years, I decided to move the business to a beautiful open plan studio space in Bergvliet Main Road to grow my business.

My other passion that evolved over the years, though at a later stage was that of creating music. After training as a classical singer for over 10 years, performing in many large scale musical productions, I was fortunate to sign a record deal with EMI Music and released my debut album in 2012. I then built my own orchestra show and continue to perform both locally and abroad. I am fortunate to be able to manage both my artistic endeavours with the help of a strong committed team around me.

My experience in branding and design together with my entertainment experience has helped me understand how audiences relate and engage with brands.Through my journey of music and design, I was able to form strong relationships between clients that I’ve worked with in both capacities of performer and designer, such as the Baxter Theatre, Artscape, Absa, and SA Rugby.

I love to shift the emotion of an audience through either design or performance.

OUR SERVICES

Branding

Logo Development

Stationery

Corporate Identity

Business Name Generation

Banners, Flyers

Corporate Gifting

Print Design

Stationery Design

Infographics

Annual Reports

Brochures

Packaging

Digital

Website Design

E-mailers

Banner Ads

Social Media

Artwork Creation

Social Media Management

Strategy

Analytic Reporting

Production

Print Management

Media Ad Placement

Corporate Gifting

Location shoot Management

Public Relations

Copywriting & Proofreading

Radio

Photography and Videography

Video Shooting & editing

On-site packshot Photography

WE ASPIRE TO THE FOLLOWING CORE VALUES

Commitment

We do  what it takes to get the job done. We’re in it for the long haul and think of our clients’ customers as our own.

Reliability

We’ve never missed a deadline and don’t intend to. We’re used to deadlines and pressure and if we say we’re going to deliver … then we’re going to deliver.

Collaboration

We don’t work in a bubble. We don’t claim to know everything, and when we don’t we seek the advice from other seasoned experts that we incorporate into our learning and our offering to our clients. In this way our clients have the benefit of more than just our immediate skill set.

ATTENTION TO DETAIL

We’re constantly watching the fine stuff. Certain tasks require 2 sets of eyes and sometimes 3. In these cases we check, double-check and triple check to avoid errors.

COMMUNICATION

What. When. How. We’re in constant communication with our clients with regards to deadlines, expectations and information regarding each project on a daily basis.

GROWTH

Growth is of paramount importance to our ongoing success. By trial and error and failure we’ve learned and gained invaluable experience over the years. With content training and keeping up todate with trends, thought processes and new technologies, there is no excuse to be left behind in an ever changing world. This is how we grow.

OUR WORK

What they say about us

"TOP CLASS IN EVERY ASPECT"

Signature Design’s portfolio, and in particular, their body of work for the Baxter Theatre Centre, is testament to the high quality, creative capabilities of their design. Their understanding and respect for demanding deadlines, plus dealing with input from world-renowned theatre directors and sometimes even well known actors, as well as their commitment for delivery, furthermore, is proof that Signature Design is top class in every aspect of design and business ethic.

Fahiem Stellenboom, Marketing Manager, The Baxter Theatre

“VALUE ADDED EXPERIENCE”

Creatively crisp execution of all requests. Innovative printing solutions and excellence in time management. Value adding experience every time

Eloise Wiehman, Group Marketing and Communication, Absa

“STRONGLY RECOMMENDED”

It is not often that one comes across a company that always offers excellent service. One such company is Signature Design. The level of professionalism and attention to detail is of the highest standard from the initial idea to the final design. Over the past 3 years I have continued to receive service of the highest standard. Signature Design is instrumental in ensuring that Concargo and associated companies’ advertising and brand building remain “fresh”, modern and effective. I have also relied on them to sort out emergency situations, this they have done quickly and efficiently. I strongly recommend the Signature Design team. 

Dean Page, Chief Operating Officer, Concargo

“WORLD-CLASS DESIGN”

The Fugard Theatre is proud of their association with Signature Design. As the Fugard Theatre is focused on the critical development and placement of our relatively new brand – the professional, efficient and enthusiastic support from a world class design house is imperative. 

Management Team, The Fugard Theatre 

CLIENTS WHO ENTRUST US WITH THEIR BRAND

GET IN TOUCH!

Telephone

021 712 3444
021 712 3434

Address

Suite 102, 49 Main Road
Kenya Buildings  Bergvliet,
Cape Town

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