Art

Bruce Mackay for Verb

Bruce Mackay for Verb

This is a mural Bruce Mackay did for Verb Skateboards. The piece can be seen in the Revolution shop on Long Street, CT. It’s entitled The B-Team. See it come together in the video below. Bruce also has some new illustrations on his Behance profile. Take a look. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3V6omf5350c[/youtube]

I WANT YOUR MUNNY by Toitoy & Kidrobot

I WANT YOUR MUNNY by Toitoy & Kidrobot

Toitoy and Kidrobot present a show of custom Munny’s to celebrate the opening of Toitoy’s new store. Taking place tonight at  Toitoy in 49 Kloof Street  @ 6pm. Come down and show your support! I WANT YOUR MUNNY will showcase 20 of South Africa’s top artists doing what they do […]

Wanted: A view from the top

Wanted: A view from the top

Calling all Capetonians who live above the second floor: Timmy Henny needs your help. Timmy is busy shooting a pro bono project to create a video that makes Cape Town look miniature. To be a little more clear – I basically use a tilt and shift lens (which blurs the […]

SALON/locale

SALON/locale

SALON/ is an Amsterdam based initiative that was first launched in July 2010 in the Netherlands. Following its success, ‘SALON/locale’ launches in Cape Town from the 19th to 26th of February 2011 brought to us by CMK1. The event maintains the theme of previous SALON/ events which aim to showcase […]

Part of the new Knock-Knock Collection

De Waal Art’s Knock-Knock collection

De Waal Art have been designing and making some beautiful vinyl wall art. Almost anything you can imagine they can do. See – As seen in the image below from ELLE Decor the vinyl art is not restricted to walls. It has sidled onto ceilings and now De Waal Art […]

Hey CJ Parker from The Imaginarium for Saatchi & Saatchi

Hey CJ Parker from The Imaginarium for Saatchi & Saatchi

Hey CJ Parker from The Imaginarium, a unique art agency based in Cape Town, has graced us with their latest creative exploits. The Imaginarium and its highly creative illustration team Hey CJ Parker were asked to design the new facade of the Saatchi & Saatchi building in Cape Town based […]

New site and branding for The Imaginarium

New site and branding for The Imaginarium

The Imaginarium artist & project management agency has just undergone a redesign and has a brand new website. The design was done by Hannah and Mark from Black Hat and Nimbus. The new website allows creatives to update their own portfolios and blog as they please. There is a calendar […]

Cape Town Timelapse

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17918586[/vimeo] This one has been doing the rounds the last two days. Awesome timelapse by Silver Bullet Production.

Exodus Exhibition

Exodus Exhibition

This exhibition opens tomorrow evening in Port Elizabeth and features some impressive up and coming artists who’ve been awarded and selected for National Art Competitions, such as Absa A’telier, Sasol Signatures and PPC young Sculptures during 2010. See the facebook event page for more info.

Guten Tag – exhibition and street party tonight

Guten Tag – exhibition and street party tonight

The poster design was already featured as one of Social Contract’s Poster Picks earlier this week but here it is again with the final artist listing including an international line-up. The exhibition/street party marks the official launch of the /A WORD OF ART and the Woodstock Industrial Centre’s residency programme. […]

Featured designer/artist/illustrator: Fersyndicate

Featured designer/artist/illustrator: Fersyndicate

  Quasiem Gamiet is better known by the name Fersyndicate. He works as an illustrator, designer and artist in Cape Town. Earlier this year we featured his artwork on one of the life-sized zebra installations placed around town during the world cup. This is some of his other work.

Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Celebrated South African artist Ruan Hoffman has recently been in the Netherlands creating a series of one hundred plates. Each plate is unique and handcrafted. Self-portraits make up some of the series while inspiration for the rest comes from many sources. These vary greatly with a 1660 Amsterdam city map, the effects of […]

Disco 3 Dec - Andrew Ringrose

Gig Poster picks of 2010 by Social Contract

Social Contract is a South African music poster blog. They collect the latest and raddest gig posters and upload them onto their site. In doing so they have created a visual calendar of upcoming events and shows by the best  local designers and illustrators. Here is a list of some of their favourites from this […]

Sweetheart

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/17122554[/vimeo] The official trailer for a 26 minute short film produced by The Be Phat Motel Film Company. A retro-styled black and white genre-bender set against the backdrop of an escalating cold war, ‘Sweetheart’ sees a young housewife alone in a remote farmhouse when her family don’t return from a […]

In the Beginning + Ardmore Ceramics

In the Beginning + Ardmore Ceramics

In the Beginning were tasked with the job of translating the much sought after ceramic work of Ardmore Ceramics into a textile range of silk scarves, fabric design, furniture design (couch and ottoman), as well as tableware for the range. The challenge was to translate the essence of the ceramics into a […]