MiMo Architects have developed three projects that employ a language sculptural form that invites play, conversation and respite within urban spaces.
Cow Hide Co. have expanded their range to what they’re calling a “Bold” mix with new designs from Jordyn Pollock.
Last year saw many collaborations between artists and across varying mediums. We look back at some of these highlights from 2018.
From breaking global boundaries, to championing social issues, some of South Africa’s best-loved creatives used the last 12 months to craft unique and special offerings to their communities and consumers, and taught us a few lessons about how to rethink our own approaches to business and creativity.
A trend setting collaboration by the Cape Town based artistic duo MRS + MR LUKE.
Dokter and Misses have launched a new collection of collectible design, Practically Everywhere, at Southern Guild. The new solo show is inspired by the creative disorder and decay of urban ecosystems.
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.