Have you heard: we’re curating a Limited Edition Store of food-inspired gear at the Street Food Festival in Cape Town on Sunday! Ahead of this street treat fair, we’ve put together a list of tasty (but inedible) creations by local creatives. Feast your eyes on everything from embroidered fruit to breakfast-inspired illustrations to clay interpretations of bagels, and join us on Sunday 26 July from 9am – 4pm at Side Street Studios in Woodstock to grab some street grub and goods.
An Urban Dictionary by Megan Brits
Cape Town based designer and illustrator Megan Brits created an urban dictionary titled Kaapstud which celebrates Cape Town’s unique and humorous slang.
F for Fizzer
N for Nik Naks
A Horrrog by Dominic H. Roberts
See more at dominichroberts.com.
Bagel-inspired Clay Artwork by Hoick
Magazine Drawings by Ninjabreadboy
Ninjabreadboy ‘defaced’ an old issue of Loslyf magazine for an ongoing personal project whereby drawing over the local pornographic magazine, he gives the images a funny and satirical twist.
See more of his work at ninjabreadboy.com.
The Queendom of Banana Collection by Missibaba
Missibaba is currently celebrating its 10th birthday by looking back over its most iconic designs. In our opinion, one of its most iconic pieces is this gold leather moon bag from the jungle-inspired collection, The Queendom of Banana. See the rest of the collection.
Illustrated Ingredients by Johan de Lange
Johan de Lange was commissioned to illustrate a logo and CI for one of Amsterdam’s leading coffee shops (real coffee, not the green stuff). The brief was to create a classic woodcut style look and feel, so he used a dipping pen and ink to replicate this effect.
Breakfast-inspired Illustrations by Jaco Haasbroek
Jaco Haasbroek is an illustrator and designer living in Cape Town who injects his work with an unmistakable sense of liveliness through his clever and humorous play on words.
Breakfast of Champions
The Breakfast Club
Socks by Feat. Sock Co.
Feat. Sock Co. was founded by life-long friends Alison and Chelsey, who just really wanted to wear fun, locally made socks. Now they release new collections regularly, which include everything from iconic landscapes to animals to these fun ice lolly and party socks.
Shop these and more at featsockco.com.
Embroidered Artworks by Danielle Clough
Apart from being a photographer, designer and VJ, Danielle Clough is also a master-embroiderer. Using needle and thread, she creates painterly embroidered artworks
Limited Edition iPhone Covers by Kim van Vuuren for Houdt
See more of Kim van Vuuren’s work at kimvv.com.
Lorraine Loots’ Miniature Paintings for #ANTSinNYC
Miniaturist Lorraine Loots‘ latest show titled #ANTSinNYC launched at the Three Kings Studio gallery space in Brooklyn, New York in July of this year. #ANTSinNYC features 730 retrospective gallery proof prints and ten New York-inspired originals.
An Illustrated Banana Gif by Reynard Nel
Pretoria based illustrator Reynard Nel’s work is loud, comical and even a little gruesome at times, which is what we love about it. This banana is particular has stuck in our minds since we last interviewed Reynard. Read our interview with him.
See more of his work on Behance.
A Cover for The Washington Post by Muti
The Washington Post commissioned Muti to illustrate the cover of their food supplement late last year. The brief was to focus on the increased trend in consumer choice versus ordering food from a set menu, and the outcome is beautiful!
See more of their work at studiomuti.co.za.
More details on the limited edition shop we’re curating at the Street Food Market this Sunday here.
Also see our list of 12 Deliciously Designed Food Products, Packages and Places.