Gorgeous George, the latest addition to downtown Cape Town, was created out of two beautifully restored heritage buildings and will be the first Cape Town hotel to join the Design Hotels collection.
Explorations with Keith Henning into phallic ceramic lighting Keith Henning’s latest creation is a glazed earthenware, powder-coated mild steel (base) & brass (bracket) standing lamp. The designer and founder of the clothing label AKJP, known for its asymmetric silhouettes and graphic prints recently presented a departure from his wearable ranges. […]
Afrigarde is a collection of multi-functional ranges of Wearable Art, which can be used as Interior or Fashion Design products. The Afrigarde pieces, created by Maria Uys, look equally good adorning your body as they do decorating your wall. The pieces that make up the Afrigarde ranges are bold, yet […]
South Africa’s preeminent design, architecture and interiors magazine, VISI, is celebrating 100 issues.
Vadoek (n.) Fa-duk. The Afrikaans word for a multipurpose cloth for kitchen usage. Mungo’s new 100% cotton Vadoek is a vibrant checkered kitchen cloth that certainly checks all the boxes – colour, texture, absorbency and ultimate utility all in one. This contemporary take on the traditional plaid tea towel will […]
Musondo Kabwe customized the denim jackets of 50 different people to create common ground beyond social constructs and bias.
What is a Distinguished Talent Scholarship? Friends of Design’s Distinguished Talent Scholarships are private bursaries that cover 100% of tuition fees for the chosen candidates. They are awarded by the academy, based entirely on merit, to applicants whose talent and creative potential are just too good for lecturers and selection […]
Mesh Club has partnered with the contemporary artists and printmakers of David Krut Projects to launch The Print Club.
Nightscape, an open-hearted public festival of design, creativity and performance, will form part of this year’s Design Indaba.
From architecture and film to product design, this year’s speakers are challenging the status quo. Here are a few of the speakers that conference attendees can expect to hear from.
Cape Town-based designer and illustrator Daniel Ting Chong is the mastermind behind some of the coolest brands’ visual identities.
Cape Town-based furniture studio Shift Perspective has unveiled their Robben Island coffee table, which illustrates the geographical isolation that political prisoners endured during incarceration under apartheid South Africa.
Taking place from 25 – 26 February, the 2019 #cocreateDESIGN FESTIVAL will focus on resilient communities and citizen-led solutions.
dhk Architects’ latest project is an Urban Park at the renowned tourist attraction, the V&A Waterfront, which has historic architectural significance, containing the remnants of one of Cape Town’s oldest structures, the Amsterdam Battery constructed in 1781. In case you were wondering where the names comes from – various elements of the […]
Each year, Design Indaba selects prominent members of the industry to put forward their nominations for an object which they feel encompass the pillars of beautiful, innovative, uplifting and functional design. The objects that are nominated range from fashion to furniture and the interactive selection process allows the public to vote […]