Creative communication with heart

We help clients effectively share the heart behind their brand through sustainable creative communication solutions.


Locally based. Globally minded.

The Cora Team are a well-travelled duo that draw from extensive work and travel experiences abroad. While we’re based in sunny Durban, South Africa, we love to work with businesses and charities from across the country and around the world.


The Cora Approach

We want our clients to get the most out of working with us. Which is why we provide communication solutions that are: 

– Creative –

– Value Driven –

– Sustainable –

Meet the Cora Team

After freelancing as digital creatives for over a decade combined, Ashleigh-Jade and Kelly joined forces to form Cora Creative Co, offering clients sustainable creative communication services infused with heart. 

Ashleigh-Jade Gouws

Ashleigh-Jade was born a creative. She is a Design Thinker and Passionate Problem Solver to the core.

After acquiring a BA Honours degree in Digital Media, and a Master of Arts in Communication Design from Falmouth University in the UK, she returned home to South Africa. She also brought back with her a wide variety of experiences from living, working and traveling abroad.

Ashleigh-Jade sees the world with a very unique perspective. She always focuses on people, the environment and using her gift of creativity to make the world a better place. She creates space for out-of-the-box thinking and innovation, and always pushes the boundaries to find a fresh new way of doing things.

Kelly Notcutt

Having grown up with a love for writing and beautiful design, Kelly has storytelling in her veins.

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Social Science in Anthropology and Politics from Rhodes University, Kelly has worked with a range of businesses and charities to bring their stories to life online.

As the strategist and creative writer at Cora Creative, Kelly is passionate about creating purposeful content for our clients. 


We’d love to hear more about your project! Send us a message on our Contact page.