Design

Friends of Design’s Distinguished Talent Scholarships Provides Bursaries for Creatives
Advertorial, Design, News

Friends of Design’s Distinguished Talent Scholarships Provides Bursaries for Creatives

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 […]

Canal View of Battery Park at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town
Architecture, Design

Battery Park: Cape Town’s latest Architectural Development at the V&A Waterfront

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 […]

Imprint Bridal Dress by Mzukisi Mbane; Interdependence II by Houtlander,
Design

Design Indaba’s Most Beautiful Object in South Africa 2019 Nominees Announced

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 […]

Emerging creatives – a Q&A with talented design student Chené Schoeman
Design, Digital Art, Illustration, Interviews

Emerging creatives – a Q&A with talented design student Chené Schoeman

Chené Schoeman, currently studying Communication Design at Rhodes, shared with us where she’s at and where she’s headed… You’re an Honours student and already building up your portfolio. Are you branching out into commercial work? As I am in the final year of my degree, our workload is greater now […]

Gert Rautenbach Purveys Emotion Through Pencil Sketches
Art, Cape Town, Design, Illustration, Other, Something Else, Writing

Gert Rautenbach Purveys Emotion Through Pencil Sketches

Gert Rautenbach is an Afrikaans blogger and artist who has taken a foray into pencil art. His concept is simple – he creates simple pencil sketches of everyday objects and experiences. This Cape Town-based artist’s simplistic sketches purvey an unimposing emotional experience. Through the minor colouring combined with simple line sketches, […]

Bad Paper Provides More Inclusive and Accessible Art
Art, Cape Town, Design, Digital Art, Logo Design, Lookbook, Publishing, Uncategorized

Bad Paper Provides More Inclusive and Accessible Art

Bad Paper, founded in 2016, creates a space for artists where their work can reach its full potential through publications or specific editions. Founders, Ben Johnson (book/graphic designer) and Rodan Kane Hart (visual artist), created Bad Paper to provide an alternative to the gallery system by using multiples as a form […]