Neil de la Harpe holds a Design & Marketing Diploma from the Vega School of Brand Leadership. His career began in 2003 as a Junior Graphic Designer where he crafted his skills on leading brands – Oxford, Maskew Miller Longman (Penguin Books), Woolworths and Marcel’s Frozen Yogurt. As a Brand Manager he has created conceptual work for Coca Cola, Oxygen for Life and DJ Fresh.
NDLH Design was established in 2007 and has been responsible for assisting in the brand Creation of The Toni Glass Collection, AfriSki Adventure Resort in Lesotho, Bongani Rainmaker Logistics, Osmond Lange Architects and the Ramgoolam Group, amongst many others.
Neil de la Harpe has had extensive experience in the television industry, Creating concept artwork from the initial pitch through to elements for the shows themselves. Working with various production companies he has worked with the following television entities: Afro Café, Club Culture, Standard Bank Making Moves, Think Big, Ayeye, Uzalo and many more.
Recently he has worked closely with Adapt Global & G-Force to create brands and package lines for mobile phones and numerous accessories for big chains such as PEP Africa and Ackermans.
Reflecting back on his career he mentions having added value to so many different projects that the list is extensive. He mentioned he is fortunate to have had great clients that promote creativity and let him build up experience in many fields over a 16 year period.
The future can only bring more great work!