Presenting: Danielle Clough at the InAWE Residency



The InAWE Residency programme is our World Design Capital in 2014 project in collaboration with InAWE Stays and Nokia. Together we’re inviting eight local creatives to visit the beautiful InAWE Stays while working on a unique piece inspired by the Mother City.


The fourth artist in residency is Danielle Clough. She’s a Cape Town based graphic designer and crafter by day, and VJs as Fiancè Knowles after hours. During her stay she worked on some of her signature tapestries, braving her first ever self-portrait. This self-portrait is the largest tapestry she’s ever made too. It shows Danielle with the ocean in her mouth, a celebration of the sea and how it inspires her. She also made a tapestry of local musician Yannick Ilunga using a photograph she took for Rolling Stone SA in 2012.


Nokia is renowned for their focus on visual storytelling, and they’re providing a Lumia 1520 which the artists have been using to complement and capture their creative process during their stay. Danielle Clough happens to be a Nokia Ambassador, and she took some amazing cinemagraphs and photographs with her Lumia while at the InAWE Residency. We also did a behind the scenes interview with Danielle about the Nokia Lumia as a creative tool.


Find Danielle on InstagramTumblr and Twitter or see her Behance Portfolio and her blog to keep up with her work.


Danielle Clough at InAWE


Danielle Clough at InAWE

Danielle Clough

Danielle Clough at InAWE

InAWE Residency


Earlier this year Fort RixonLucie de Moyencourt and Sebastian Borckenhagen were at the InAWE Residency.


The Residency runs throughout World Design Capital in 2014, with artists working on illustrations, photo stories and everything in between. So keep an eye on our InAWE Residency series during the next few months.


To book accommodation at InAWE Stays, visit their website.


The InAWE Residency videos shot by Josh Hayman are made possible by Nokia. Thanks Nokia!




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