South Africa’s leading designers were honoured on the 9th of March at the sixth annual Design Foundation Awards, in a moving ceremony held in the Silo District, Cape Town. The awards recognised the industry’s top achievers in design, manufacture, commercial success and innovation, each category sponsored by a supporter of […]
The Institute for Creative Arts (ICA) and Africa Centre is now open for proposals from interested candidates to present at the Infecting the City public arts festival 2019. This event will run from 25 – 30 November 2019.
Corrigall & Co’s new landmark art report identifies 50 artists consistently valued by Africa’s tastemakers.
Dokter and Misses have launched a new collection of collectible design, Practically Everywhere, at Southern Guild. The new solo show is inspired by the creative disorder and decay of urban ecosystems.
Legalese recently launched a suite of free agreements for musicians.
If you are an entrepreneur between the ages of 21 and 40 who has been in the industry for more than two years then Investec CSI is looking for you to apply for their global exposure programme.
Explorations with Keith Henning into phallic ceramic lighting Keith Henning’s latest creation is a glazed earthenware, powder-coated mild steel (base) & brass (bracket) standing lamp. The designer and founder of the clothing label AKJP, known for its asymmetric silhouettes and graphic prints recently presented a departure from his wearable ranges. […]
Data continues to be one of the biggest obstacles facing South African creatives, something Creator aims to change. Creative Nestlings strives to close the gaps between opportunities and obstacles facing young creative minds across Africa, with the Creator mobile network being their next big project. Along with offering affordable voice […]
Nyasaland Analysand is Samson Kambalu’s second solo exhibition with Goodman Gallery. For this exhibition Kambalu draws on his Malawian upbringing surrounded by syncretic cultures to produce work that celebrates and interrogates the practice of integrating Western influences into local traditions and customs. Kambalu works with site-specific installations and films to […]
South Africa’s preeminent design, architecture and interiors magazine, VISI, is celebrating 100 issues.
Thebe Magugu has had an exciting start to 2019 as his star continues to rise both locally and internationally.
What is a Distinguished Talent Scholarship? Friends of Design’s Distinguished Talent Scholarships are private bursaries that cover 100% of tuition fees for the chosen candidates. They are awarded by the academy, based entirely on merit, to applicants whose talent and creative potential are just too good for lecturers and selection […]
Mesh Club has partnered with the contemporary artists and printmakers of David Krut Projects to launch The Print Club.
Feel Good Series Presents UMI: Our Music Festival featuring a star-studded list of South African musicians and deejays.
The first Ethiopian Superhero character was written and created by Beserat Debebe, and in a world dominated by the superhero, the release could not be more timely. The story follows Amanuel Tilahun’s journey as a college graduate who suddenly gains extraordinary powers. Tilahun acts as relatable and aspiration element as he is […]