Makers of Stuff is a small design studio based in Johannesburg with a focus on handmade, local and eco-friendly products.
Ideas company & Anonymous created, branded and launched a new product during SA Fashion Week recently called Evige Pure Swiss Essence Water.
Local designer Dr.Zulu and sneaker boutique Shelflife have teamed up with New Balance to create “City of Gold” 574.
Egg Designs specialises in creating carefully layered interior spaces, as well as bespoke furniture and products. The company was founded by Greg and Roché Dry in 1996, each of whom are interior designers with a great love for all things design and food related. For 17 years, their […]
Shine Shine is a busy and bold, Africa-inspired, Cape Town-based brand of fabrics and products founded by Tracy Rushmere and developed with graphic designer Heidi Chisholm.
This week we found a whole bunch of fantastic things including drawings by the lead singer of a thrash metal band, beaded iPhone cases and woven lampshades.
Mr Somebody and Mr Nobody is the unconventional and brilliant result of a collaboration between Heidi Chisholm and Sharon Lombard, two SA born designers/artists living and working in the States.
Big (Oh) Wow’s this week with a line-up of colour co-ordinated studio installations, an illustrated vision of prehistoric Johannesburg, a minimalistic zine based on the seasons and a fashion editorial photographed for Vice.
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.
In 2007 industrial designer Adriaan Hugo and graphic designer Katy Taplin combined their skills to form Dokter and Misses. The husband and wife duo design and produce a selection of furniture, lighting and objects. Despite their varied style, you can usually tell a Dokter and Misses piece when […]
When contemplating Untamed creativity, unconventional process and invention, designer-maker consultancy Thingking is a natural association.
On the cusp between form and function, The Vicious Cycle is a collaboration between retired frame-builder Duncan MacIntyre and composite specialist Anton Dekker, facilitated by Dutchmann.
Distell and Design Indaba came together and launched the FINE BRANDY. BY DESIGN™ Bar Design Initiative competition in February this year at the Design Indaba. They challenged 10 designers to design the ultimate modular bar, that would enhance consumer experience at tasting events.
#AmazeAfrica is a Samsung initiative pairing 7 accessories designers with 7 fashion designers from across the continent to create unique artistic collaborations and start a cross-continent conversation about a new African design aesthetic.