Here are our pic(k)s of the 2014 Design Indaba Expo. Follow the links for more info about the designers; more of what they make; and how to make those things yours.
We visited the studios and workshops of Studio Number 19, Ceramic Factory and Henriette Botha to find out how they’re prepping for the Design Indaba Expo.
We took a behind the scenes look at the making of the Design Indaba Expo through studio and workshop visits with a selection of Cape Town based exhibitors.
Manufactory was founded by four freshly graduated friends to host their handmade jewellery and showcase how it’s made.
Jewellery designer Kirsten Goss showcases her latest range, Arcade, in this 3 minute conceptual video of the same title, directed by Clive Will and released late last month.
Making contemporary jewellery that could be better described as sculpture, Lauren Joffe creates her ‘objects’ by playing with form and materials.
With a background in the sciences and a firm footing in the creative realm, Michaella Janse van Vuuren of Nomili truly straddles the fascinating divide between art-meets-design. Her intricately delicate 3D printed sculptures embody her hybrid and Untamed approach to creating.
Katherine-Mary Pichulik, or Kat as she’d introduce herself, is the founder, designer and maker behind Pichulik, the bold accessories line for bolder women.
WAIF recently launched a lookbook featuring a new range. Gisele Human designed and hand-made all the jewelry. She took the pictures too.
The Polki Diamond Collection is a new range by Black Betty designer Kristin Weixelbaumer for lovers of diamonds imbued with powerful energy. Taxidermied birds showcase the designs in this beautiful and unusual lookbook.
Situ, a collaboration between jewellery designers Philippa Green and Ida Elsje and architect/ diamantaire Gregory Katz, has launched a new collection; Refractive Dust.
The multitalented Gisele Human can do it all. A full-time copywriter at ad agency Machine, Gisele makes exquisite jewelry in her spare time under the label WAIF.
Noted South African jewellery designers Philippa Green and Ida Elsje joined forces with each other and architect/diamantaire Gregory Katz back in 2003 to form the diamond jewellery brand, Situ.
Curated by Chantal Louw, Ditto is a jewellery exhibition and a very interesting idea from The Fringe Arts.
Freelance graphic designer and illustrator from Cape Town, Jason De Villiers, has tried his hand at something new. The results, limited edition etched brooches made from African Mahogany, are beautiful.