Take: a group of inspired people – innovators, educators, changemakers and entrepreneurs – who believe in making design and the thinking that goes along with it widely accessible. Add: a city positioning itself as a one of creative innovation, with design at the centre of its continued evolution.
We were invited back to the Ford headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan at the end of June for their annual design & trends conference and a look into the future.
Today is the start of the Food Wine Design event being held at Hyde Park in Johannesburg. Food Wine Design features a whole range of some of South Africa’s best product and furniture design, with designers ranging from Goet, David Krynauw, Mingo Lamberti, Koop and a whole range more. […]
Thursday was a very sad day indeed. The passing of Steve Jobs serves as a massive loss to the world as we now know it. To commemorate this special man and the amazing products he and his team created, we’ve partnered with AquaOnline to bring you a special competition. The brief is […]
Southern Comfort is currently running the Creative Exchange. They sourced over 100 designs from all over the country with some epic prizes. Johann was asked to be one of the judges to decide which 5 final pieces will be put out to the Southern Comfort Facebook community to decide the […]
The artworks of Design Indaba’s national creative team have been immortalised at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Design Indaba 2010 “Let It Out!” campaign called on South Africans from all walks of life to express their creativity with a conceptual illustration of their individuality. Drawing inspiration from the […]
Greeting cards with a difference. Growing Paper produces handmade cards with a twist: the paper used for the greeting cards is embedded with flower seeds. So, you can plant your card in a sunny spot, water it and watch your written words come to life. The handmade paper is made […]
Marcii Goosen is an artist, designer and interior monkey. Her art and design-making practice spans, diversely, over visual essays on fabric and paper, crafting intricate objects, through to producing extensive graphic stills and filmic installation projects. She has most recently been involved in the creation of the adidas Originals Three Stories event as well as […]
Winning a Loeries Young Creatives Award kick-starts great things For young creatives, the glory of winning the Loeries 2010 Young Creatives Award, at the start of their careers, is just the very beginning. The race is now on to find this year’s most talented duo. Entrants have until 30th June to […]
Life is Awesome hails from the far land of Stellenbosch. Between majestic mountains, a shady patch of moss birthed a graphic design collaboration some time ago. Life is Awesome has been around since Attila the Hun died of a nose bleed (caused by eating too much Danish blue cheese). You can […]
The Open Window School of Visual Communication annually awards scholarships to deserving students and 2011 will be the same. Interested? Go to www.openwindow.co.za for info on application conditions and procedures.
Alistair Palmer was born in Hermanus and lives in Cape Town. He takes inspiration from the world around him and enjoys the little things in life. He surfs, rides bicycles, and enjoys working with power tools and wood. Alistair likes beer and card games, camping, making coffee, organising things and collecting […]
Artwork Genie: Bia was asked to design the pop up book homepage for London based Artwork Genie. They create artworks for advertising and represent a artists from all arenas. www.artworkgenie.com As someone that thrives on diversity, graphic designer Bia van Deventer enjoys to work in as many mediums and styles as […]
Renee Rossouw completed a Masters in Architecture at the University of Cape Town in 2009 and is currently doing a Masters in Product Design in Madrid. Renee spends her spare time playing around with illustration work; these usually accompany a project that she is working on. Other times it just aims to document an […]