Obituary

Brian Searle-Tripp: advertising king of SA

Chris Barron pays tribute to advertising pioneer Brian Searle-Tripp, who showed the world what could be done on a modest budget

11 October 2020 - 00:00
By Chris Barron

Brian Searle-Tripp, who has died in Cape Town at the age of 80, was a legendary creative director whose work revolutionised the South African advertising industry and transformed it from obscurity into one that punched well above its weight on the global stage.

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